Youngsters in the show ring

By Country News on April 19, 2017
  • Youngsters in the show ring

    Goulburn Murray Jersey Breeders Club calf day at Numurkah. Lloyd Akers, 7, with Loxleigh Geronimo Beauty, who was awarded the junior champion heifer prize and also reserve champion jersey.

  • Youngsters in the show ring

    Goulburn Murray Jersey Breeders Club calf day at Numurkah.The Finley High School show team was awarded the best maintained team. From left, Shiralee Connors, 15, Dela Gargaro, 13 and Chris Wright, 15.

  • Youngsters in the show ring

    Goulburn Murray Jersey Breeders Club calf day at Numurkah. Chloe Goodfellow with Gower Park Celebrity Martha's Joy.

  • Youngsters in the show ring

    Goulburn Murray Jersey Breeders Club calf day at Numurkah.Dela Gregaro from Barooga.

  • Youngsters in the show ring

    Goulburn Murray Jersey Breeders Club. Oliver Ohlsen.

  • Youngsters in the show ring

    Goulburn Murray Jersey Breeders Club

  • Youngsters in the show ring

The weather was superb but the numbers were down a little on last year at the Goulburn Murray Jersey Breeders Club annual calf show at Numurkah last week.

There were 16 junior handlers ranging in age from two to 14 years old and 30 Jersey calves to create the competition.

Judge Brian Rushton remarked on the excellent skills of the young people and the professional way in which the young cattle were presented.

The show team from Finley High School supported the event and took away the Glenfern Perpetual Shield for Best Maintained Team.

The Supreme Champion Jersey was awarded to Chloe Goodfellow with Gower Park Celebrity Martha’s Joy and Reserve Supreme Champion Jersey went to the Akers’ Loxleigh David Iris.

Entries came from as far afield as Deniliquin, Girgarre, Tallygaroopna and two small handlers from Pakenham.


Results

Supreme Champion Jersey (sponsored by ABS Australia): Gower Park Celebrity Martha’s Joy.

Reserve Supreme Champion Jersey: Loxleigh David Iris.

Senior Champion Jersey Heifer (sponsored by Semex): Gower Park Celebrity Martha’s Joy.

Reserve Senior Champion Jersey Heifer (sponsored by Genetics Australia): Brunchilli Volcano Noelene.

Pair of heifers born on or after July 1, 2016: Loxleigh Jerseys.

Pair of heifers by the one sire: Jugiong Jerseys.

Best Maintained Team, the Glenfern Perpetual Shield: Finley High School.

Dick Maloney Encouragement Award: Oliver Ohlsen.

Junior Champion Jersey Heifer (sponsored by Agri-Gene): Loxleigh Geronomo Beauty.

Reserve Junior Champion Jersey Heifer (sponsored by Genetics Australia): Jugiong Silky 7478.

Senior Handler Champion: Chris Wright. Junior Handler Champion: Lloyd Akers.

By Country News on April 19, 2017

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