At just six months of age a black Limousin heifer calf has continued her family’s legacy, rising to the top of an elite line up of heifers in the Royal Canberra Cattle Show’s Jackpot Heifer competition.
Progress Perfect Storm R4, exhibited by H&L Livestock and Progress Limousins, was the youngest female nominated in the section that drew in 28 entries, but that did not hold her back from taking the $1400 prize pool.
Judge Graham Williams of Thunderbird Ag, Windsor, and his associate Emily Polsen of Grace Valley Livestock, Yass, slapped her their champion, commending her for combining all the things breeders look for in an animal.
“I am not frightened to use young animals,” Mr Williams said.
“If we are all moving forward…