Square Meaters Breeders from across the country attended the Canberra Feature Breed Show. Cattle from Queensland, NSW/ACT and Western Australia were exhibited in stud classes and a special Square Meaters hoof and hook competition. With over 30 steers and 68 stud animals presented across a large program of events the show was a very successful display for the breed and the Canberra Show.
Supreme Champion was Western Australian Bull- Preston Rise Kaos, presented by Erin and Doug Wilcock.
Judge Fiona Sanderson was full of praise for the quality and standard of cattle presented across all classes.
Grand Champion Female was awarded to Thurloo Park Jessabel shown by Archie Dean.
Grand Champion Square Meaters Steer on the hoof was prepared by Yass High School for Bob and Su McCluskey of Cluskers Square Meaters.
A new aspect to the Anniversary Feature Breed show was the inaugural Square Meaters Herdsman Competition. All handlers and paraders of Square Meaters cattle presented in the Feature breed show were eligible to compete in one of the three age categories. One hundred entrants took part in the competition.
8-14 years’ Champion Herdsman, Aiesha Lewis-Zraika with Ringmaster Angus Lane.
15-16 years Champion Herdsman, Bella Stoyles with Royal Canberra Show Vice President Michael Kennedy.
Over 17 years Champion Herdsman, Rebecca Ferguson with Royal Canberra Show Vice President Michael Kennedy.