BRAFORD – 2024 Nutrien Ag Solutions Stud Cattle Championship Results

Published 09 May 2024

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Braford Champions announced at Beef2024

The grand champion female rosette topped off a successful show for Clifton-based Sunny Lawn Braford Stud at the Nutrien Ag Solutions Stud Cattle Championship at Beef2024.

After claiming first in the cow 36 months and under 48 months class, Sunny Lawn Dresden 1484 went on to secure the senior and grand champion titles, with judge, Rick Greenup, and his associate, Sam Donovan, particularly impressed by the three Braford females in the ring.

“Sam and I were pretty excited with the three exhibits,” Mr Greenup said.

“The two heifers in the lead have a lot of softness expression and femininity, good teat and udder placement for their age, however we’re giving the grand champion to the cow with the calf, which is her second calf I am told.

“She has a bright future, and congratulations to all the competitors.”

In making his closing remarks before announcing MCN Wolfman as the Grand Champion Male, Mr Greenup commended the breeders on the three bulls in the ring.

“They’ve reached their potential within their feeding program, but they’re still really clean in the hock and not over done on the feet,” he said.

“Also, the muscle pattern, as I expressed before, is needed for carcase and that’s what we have out here in front of us.

“The big bull on the end is just so clean and easier. He’s our champion of the breed because he’s so clean, and I think a clear winner.”

At a Glance

Breed: Braford
Judge: Rick Greenup
No of Exhibits: 102
Associate Judge: Sam Donovan
No of Exhibits: 102
Calf champion male: Downfall Creek Langley 0218
Reserve calf champion male: Little Valley Quarterback
Calf champion female: Little Valley Miss Natasha
Reserve calf champion female: Sunny Lawn Duchess 1573
Junior champion male: Sunny Lawn Heavy Duty 1539
Reserve junior champion male: Riverton Pedro 488
Junior champion female: Little Valley Satin 3635
Reserve junior champion female: MCN Penny
Senior champion male: MCN Wolfman
Reserve senior champion male: Chadwick Downs Diplomat T092
Senior champion female:  Sunny Lawn Dresden 1484
Reserve senior champion female: Chadwick Downs Kathleen R294
Grand champion male: MCN Wolfman
Grand champion female: Sunny Lawn Dresden 1484
Exhibitors Group: Pacholke, Neil
Sire Progeny Stakes: Pacholke, Neil
Dam Progeny Stakes: Double C Brafords

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