Little Valley Thunder strikes at Glen Innes Show

Little Valley Braford stud reign supreme at Glen Innes Braford Feature Show

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Little Valley Thunder as named senior and grand champion Braford bull of the recent Glen Innes feature show. Photos: Supplied

Little Valley Thunder as named senior and grand champion Braford bull of the recent Glen Innes feature show. Photos: Supplied

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A total of 28 head entered in the Braford feature show.

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A strong showing of 28 Braford exhibits competed at the breed's recent feature show in Glen Innes with the Bennet family of Little Valley Grazing, Stratheden, dominating the results.

Judged by Elwyn Croake and Tyson Will, a total of four exhibitors were present on the day with some Queensland breeders unable to attend due to flood conditions.

The Bennett family were joined by fellow competitors Alderside stud, Clifton, Ernie and June Bennett, Big Valley stud, Theresa Creek, and Glynn and Kelly Richards, Glynnelly, Casino.

The supreme beef exhibit of the show, Little Valley Thunder, with judge Tyson Will, exhibitor Doug Bennett and judge Elwyn Croake.

The supreme beef exhibit of the show, Little Valley Thunder, with judge Tyson Will, exhibitor Doug Bennett and judge Elwyn Croake.

It was the 30-month-old polled bull, Little Valley Thunder, who struck the eye of many in attendance, including judge Mr Croake.

The son of Little Valley Action and out of Little Valley Miss-Sher 2858 was named senior champion Braford bull and grand champion Braford bull before going on to win interbreed supreme champion bull and supreme interbreed beast of the show.

It was one of the many highlights for the Little Valley stud who also secured junior champion bull with Little Valley Magician, reserve junior bull with Little Valley Lightning, reserve senior bull with Little Valley Kenyan, junior champion heifer with Little Valley Moon, reserve junior heifer with Little Valley Miss Selbie and senior and grand champion cow with Little Valley Miss Glamourous.

Senior and grand champion Braford female, Little Valley Miss Glamourous.

Senior and grand champion Braford female, Little Valley Miss Glamourous.

In the group classes the stud also won breeder's group, pair of bulls, pair of females Braford pair, Braford cow and calf, Braford steer and female futurity.

In the interbreed groups they won champion beef bulls, beef females and group of three.

The only championships they didn't take home in the feature show was reserve senior champion cow, which was awarded to Big Valley Eilane 12 from Ernie and June Bennett who also claimed the sire's progeny win.

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