Section C

Beef Cattle

CHIEF BEEF CATTLE STEWARD:  Dennis Scott   0409 823 628
Entry Fee per Class:  Classes 1-20 $25         Classes 21-36 $10


These regulations are to be read in conjunction with the Rules and Regulations for Exhibitors and Participants on the back of the nomination form.  All nomination of entry forms by exhibitors under the age of 18 years must be accompanied by the signed consent of the exhibitor’s parent/guardian.  All adult nomination of entry forms must be accompanied by the signed indemnity.  This form is located with the entry forms at the back of the schedule.

ALL NOMINATION OF ENTRY FORMS MUST BE SIGNED.

Conditions for Show Cattle

SPECIFICATIONS FOR GOVERNMENT APPROVED TB AND BRUCELLOSIS FREE SHOW:

TUBERCULOSIS:

Cattle must belong to a herd, which is:

  1. Accredited Tuberculosis Free, or

  2. Situated in a Tuberculosis Free or Tuberculosis Provisionally Free area and not under quarantine restrictions for Tuberculosis.

  3. Situated in a Tuberculosis Free or Tuberculosis Provisionally Free area if released from quarantine restrictions for Tuberculosis during the 36 months preceding November 2003.  Must have a complete herd test with no reactors within 60 days of exhibit, or

  4. Situated in a ‘Tuberculosis Eradication Area’ and must be held in isolation for 60 days prior to exhibition and tested negative within this period.

BRUCELLOSIS:

Breeding cattle for exhibit must be derived from herds situated in ‘Brucellosis Free’, ‘Brucellosis Provisionally Free’ or ‘Brucellosis Eradication’ areas, and:

  1. May be exhibited without testing if the herds of origin are:

Accredited Brucellosis or Certified Free or Confirmed Brucellosis Free and the last herd test was carried out in the 36 months preceding November 2003, or

  1. If the last herd test was carried out more than 36 months from November 2003, or if the herds of origin are tested negative or monitored negative then the cattle must be held in isolation for 60 days prior to exhibition and tested negative within this period.

Cattle from herds of lower status than monitored negative for Brucellosis are excluded from exhibition or show, VIS, provisionally clear, restricted, infected and suspect.

ALL STOCK MUST BE TB AND BRUCELLOSIS FREE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT REGULATIONS.

FOR INFORMATION CONTACT STOCK INSPECTOR.

Indicate BREED clearly on entry form and include proof of registration.

 

TATTOOS WILL BE READ BEFORE SHOWING.

Any animal, which cannot be identified via their tattoo and registration certificates, will not be permitted to be exhibited. The decision made by the Chief Steward is final.


SPECIAL REGULATIONS
• A Barbeque tea Friday evening will be provided for all entrants, meat supplied by Geo Bay Butchering Co.
• All entries in the beef section must be registered in the respective stud books or calf registers. Bulls
over the age of 12 months must have rings or holds in their noses.
• JUDGING commences at 8.30am on Saturday 30th October
• All livestock to remain on showgrounds until 4pm.
• Southern Districts Agricultural Society’s PIC Number PIC Number WKSG0129
• Bedding is provided in stalls.
• All entries must provide vendor declarations and have NLIS identification.


CONDITION OF ENTRY:
• All cattle must be T.B. & Brucellosis- free, in accordance with the Agricultural Departments
Regulations.
• Cattle must be free of lice, warts and ringworm.
• All cattle must be halter broken and kept under control at all times.

Busselton Beef Stud Heifer Show
Nomination of Entries close Monday 25th October 
Judging to commence at 8.30am on Saturday 30th October 


1st $100   2nd $50   3rd $30 

Speciality Breeds      sponsored by GROW SAFE

1      Heifer 8 months (at time of show) 
2      Heifer 9-12 months
3      Heifer 13-14 months
4      Heifer 18-20 months
5      Heifer 18-20 months

Champion Heifer – Society Ribbon

Any Other Breed      sponsored by NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK      
6      Heifer 8 months (at time of show) 
7      Heifer 9-12 months
8      Heifer 13-14 months
9      Heifer 15-17months
10    Heifer 18-20 months

Champion Heifer – Society Ribbon

British Breed              sponsored by KD POWER & CO
11     Heifer 8 months (at time of show) 
12     Heifer 9-12 months
13     Heifer 13-14 months
14     Heifer 15-17 months
15     Heifer 18-20 months

Champion Heifer – Society Ribbon

Euro Breed               sponsored by BUSSELTON AGRICULTURAL SERVICES
16     Heifer 8 months (at time of show) 
17     Heifer 9-12 months
18     Heifer 13-14 months
19     Heifer 15-17 months
20     Heifer 18-20 months

Champion Heifer – Society Ribbon

NUTRIEN LIVESTOCK Grand Champion Heifer                                             $1000

NUTRIEN LIVESTOCK Reserve Grand Champion Heifer                              $500

Most Points in Busselton Beef Stud Heifer Show from Classes 1 – 20
Sponsored by AFGRI                                     Mower valued at $900

 


Interbreed
Nomination of Entries close Monday 25th October  

1st $40   2nd $20   3rd $10


Specialty Interbreed Cow    sponsored by V & V WALSH 
21    Cow 21-36 months (must have calf at foot)
22     Any cow 36 months & over (must have calf at foot)
Champion Cow  $50   Reserve Champion Cow   $25 

Interbreed Cow          sponsored by V & V WALSH
23    Cow 21-36 months (must have calf at foot)
24     Any cow 36 months & over (must have calf at foot)
Champion Cow  $50   Reserve Champion Cow   $25 

Grand Champion Interbreed Cow (from classes 21-24)  
Sponsored by V & V WALSH             Champ $200             Res $100
Trophy donated by JD & P SNOWDON 

Specialty Interbreed Bulls sponsored by CRAIG EDWARDS – HARCOURTS Busselton
25    Bull under 8 months (at time of show)
26    Bull 9-11 months
27     Bull 12-14 months
28    Bull 15-18 months
Junior Champion Bull (from classes 25–28) $50       Reserve Junior Champion Bull  $25 


29    Bull 19-24 months
30    Bull over 25 months
Senior Champion Bull (from classes 29–30) $50       Reserve Senior Champion Bull  $25 

Interbreed Bulls   sponsored by CRAIG EDWARDS – HARCOURTS Busselton
31    Bull under 8 months (at time of show)
32    Bull 9-11 months
33     Bull 12-14 months
34    Bull 15-18 months
Junior Champion Bull (from classes 31–34) $50       Reserve Junior Champion Bull  $25 


35    Bull 19-24 months
36    Bull over 25 months
Senior Champion Bull (from classes 35–36) $50       Reserve Senior Champion Bull  $25 

Grand Champion Interbreed Bull (from classes 25-36) 
Sponsored By CRAIG EDWARDS – HARCOURTS Busselton  Champ $200 Res $10