• Charolais Hang Up Well at the 2017 ANFD Trial

    0 | June 8th, 2017 | Deearn Kliendienst | Competition Results, Society News

    Charolais Infused cattle once again performed strongly at the 2017 Australian National Field Days Feedlot trial. The cattle where Grain Fed at Gundamain Feedlot via Forbes and grass fed on pastures in the Orange District. In a change to the Format to the competition teams of six were split two ways, with 4 head entering the feedlot and 2 steers completing the trial on grass. Steers were awarded points for Weight Gain, Live Assessment, Carcase, and meat Yield. 17 teams from various parts of NSW competed in the competition.

    Charolais x Angus Steers took out both 1st and 2nd in the Carcase section of the trial with a team exhibited by Robbie Millner of Millner AG coming First and Michael Millner coming second, less than one point behind, Both teams with Rosedale Charolais Blood.

    In the Saleable Meat Yield Section Violet Hills Charolais finished first with a pen of Charolais Steers.

    In the Live weight gain on grass section Violet Hills came second with a Charolais x Red Angus Steers, whilst Millner Ag came 3rd with their Charolais x Angus.
    In the Live Assessment aspect of the competition Millner AG finished first with Charolais /Angus Steers. These steers did not let the judges down as they went on to win the carcase section as well.

    A steer bred by Michael Millner also won the best Individual Steer on the day.

    2017 ANFD Results

     

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