Devon, Limousin and Murray Grey exhibitors gain success in Brisbane

Hunter Valley and Gloucester district stud beef cattle exhibitors came home with some impressive broad ribbons from judging at the Queensland Royal National show the Ekka.

Judging day may have been pleasant but the trip home proved a challenge for some with snow and ice affecting road in the New England and Gloucester tops.

Grand champion Limousin bull Berdihold Playboy with Chloe Bailey, judge James McWilliam, Queensland Limousin Breeders president Peter Grant and Andrew Meara, Elders.

Grand champion Limousin bull Berdihold Playboy with Chloe Bailey, judge James McWilliam, Queensland Limousin Breeders president Peter Grant and Andrew Meara, Elders.

Ethan Edwards, Gloucester, Loma Wright, Benoak Devon stud and Anthony Ball, with grand champion bull Little Manning Able.

Ethan Edwards, Gloucester, Loma Wright, Benoak Devon stud and Anthony Ball, with grand champion bull Little Manning Able.

Phylis Edwards, Gloucester, with grand champion Devon female Little Manning Miss Zena, Janet Price and Anthony Ball, Elders Stud Stock.

Phylis Edwards, Gloucester, with grand champion Devon female Little Manning Miss Zena, Janet Price and Anthony Ball, Elders Stud Stock.

Murray Grey reserve Junior Champion Bull Rouchelle Primetime P120 Sire: Carlinga Linebacker exhibited Lyn and Paul Richards, McCullys Gap.

Murray Grey reserve Junior Champion Bull Rouchelle Primetime P120 Sire: Carlinga Linebacker exhibited Lyn and Paul Richards, McCullys Gap.

Grand champion Limousin bull was the junior champion 12 months old Berdihold Playboy exhibited by Kat Gelderman, Berdihold stud, Lochinvar.

The Edwards family, Little Manning Devon stud, Gloucester won both the bull and female champion ribbons.

In the Murray Grey judging the reserve Junior Champion Bull was Rouchelle Primetime P120 Sire: Carlinga Linebacker exhibited Lyn and Paul Richards, McCullys Gap, near Muswellbrook.

Local steer exhibitors including St Joseph's High School Aberdeen received a number of placings in the highly competitive led steer and carcase classes.