Easter Show success for local exhibitors
Ribbons and sashes of many colours and sizes will be heading home to the Tamworth Electorate after a successful visit by exhibitors at Sydney’s Royal Easter Show.
Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson applauded the many successes enjoyed by sheep and cattle breeders exhibiting at the show.
Currabubula stud beef breeders, Matthew and Debbie Kelley, Warragundi Beef Company, made the most of the Hereford feature show by taking home the Supreme Hereford Exhibit sash.
Moonbi’s Nomuula Dorper and White Dorper stud showed the Grand Champion Dorper ram and the Grand and Reserve Champion White Dorper rams, among a number of honours in that breed. Nomuula stud was the Most Successful Dorper Exhibitor of the show.
Peel High School continued its ongoing successes in the showring exhibiting a Suffolk ewe that was determined as the Schools’ Interbreed Grand Champion. Peel High School also won the Schools Interbreed competition - Shortwool Ram in two different age groups.
Displaying the diversity in the quality sheep breeding in the electorate, the McLaren family’s Nerstane stud, Woolbrook, exhibited the Champion March-shorn Medium Wool Ewe.
Mr Anderson extended his congratulations to Tamworth’s Roger and Niaomi Evans who swept the pool of major sashes in the Shorthorn ring, while Neil Watson showed the Senior Champion Santa Gertrudis Bull.
Mr Anderson said success was also enjoyed in the pavilions, with Tamworth saddle maker, Glen Davis bringing home the Frances Binnie Memorial Perpetual Trophy for the Most Meritorious Exhibit in the Standard of Excellence Case.
“There were countless more successes by people from our area at the Easter Show and their efforts are a great testament to the ability and effort shown by them.
“I congratulate them all and look forward to seeing their contribution to local shows in our region,” he said.