Charolais studs join up for group honours at Royal Geelong

Four breeds take Interbreed honours at Royal Geelong Show


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Charolais studs, Chenu and Windjammer, picked up multiple broad ribbons during the Royal Geelong Interbreed judging.

Charolais studs, Chenu and Windjammer picked up multiple broad ribbons during the Royal Geelong Interbreed judging.

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Family: Siblings, Jacob and Ruby Canning, Mavstar Simmentals, Mortlake, with their winning Supreme Interbreed Beef Exhibit, Mavstar Lady Lakota. Photo: Annie Pumpa.

Family: Siblings, Jacob and Ruby Canning, Mavstar Simmentals, Mortlake, with their winning Supreme Interbreed Beef Exhibit, Mavstar Lady Lakota. Photo: Annie Pumpa.

The pair of studs joined forces to show the Interbreed Group of three.

Bec Keeley and Col Pickering, Chenu Charolais stud, Bridgewater, were proud to be representing the breed in the group of three.

The stud also showed the champion Interbreed heifer with Chenu Confidence 7.

The heifer was judged Intermediate champion female at the 2018 Charolais National in Dubbo, NSW.

Bec Keeley said they had been attending Geelong for many years and “appreciated the generous prizemoney on offer”.

Windjammer stud’s Edwina Wiltshire, Flinders, said the Interbreed Junior Champion bull, Windjammer National was part of the winning Sire’s Progeny Group at the Adelaide Royal in September.

The young bull was by Canadian sire Cedardale Zeal.

Ms Wiltshire said the young bull had been used over select cows in the herd and was for private sale.

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