SCHOOLS were the feature of the Shorthorn judging at the Royal Canberra Cattle Show today, with St Gregory's College taking home supreme exhibit.
The rising 12-month-old heifer that won junior and grand champion female before succeeding in her quest for supreme was STG Ripple, a daughter of Futurity Kokoda out of STG Hannah.
Judge Renae Keith of Allenae Angus and Poll Herefords, Roslyn, said she admired the "capacity and depth" of the high-class heifer who had "great udder development and feet and legs".
Senior champion female was Murrumburrah Nancy exhibited by Murrumburrah High School, Harden.
She was a three-year-old cow by Spry's Primrose Buddy J17 and out of Murrumburrah Frizzle K1 that showed with rising three-month-old bull calf at foot, Murrumburrah Rocky.
Reserve junior champion female also came from St Gregory's College. She was STG Ruby, another rising 12-month-old heifer that was by Spry's Primrose out of STG Montana.
Judge: Renae Keith, Allenae Angus and Poll Herefords, Roslyn and Emily Polsen (associate), Grace Valley Livestock, Yass
No. of exhibits: 3
Junior champion female: STG Ripple, St Gregory's College, Gregory Hills
Reserve junior champion female: STG Ruby, St Gregory's College, Gregory Hills
Senior champion female: Murrumburrah Nancy, Murrumburrah High School, Harden
Grand champion female: STG Ripple, St Gregory's College, Gregory Hills
Supreme exhibit: STG Ripple, St Gregory's College, Gregory Hills
Full report in next week's The Land newspaper.
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