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Want to see real life prize-winning bulls or cows up close? The Weekly Times Livestock Pavilion will be packed with the biggest blue ribbon competitors from Saturday 30 September – Tuesday 3 October.

These gentle giants will compete in a diverse range of premium beef cattle events including the Speckle Park Feature Show, the prestigious Interbreed Championship on Monday 2 October, the Calf Classic (too cute!) and more.

 

When and where to find beef cattle

Saturday 30 September - Tuesday 3 October
The Weekly Times Livestock Pavilion

Monday 2 October
Beef Cattle Interbreed

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Add to Planner Beef Cattle - Full Timetable and Results

It’s now easier than ever to find everything you need to know about the Royal Melbourne Show Beef Cattle competition, with the full schedule, timetable and live results all available in one place! View Online

Add to Planner Beef Cattle: Speckle Park Feature Show

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  • 30 Sep 10:30am - 2:30pm

The feature cattle breed for the 2017 Royal Melbourne Show is the Speckle Park. Come and celebrate this amazing Canadian breed with the Speckle Park Feature Show. The sought-after Speckle Park comes in a variety of colour patterns. They are mostly black with speckled hips and shoulders and black faces - can you spot one?

Add to Planner Stud Beef Victoria Handlers Competition

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  • 3 Oct 9:00am - 10:00am
Beef cattle producers will test their handling skills in this competition organised by Stud Beef Victoria to find out which parader will reign supreme within the bustling Weekly Times Livestock Pavilion.
Add to Planner Young Beef Victoria Calf Classic

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  • 3 Oct 12:00pm - 12:30pm
See which adorable calves will take out the title of Best Heifer Calf, Best Bull Calf and Best Fancy Dress in the Youth Beef Victoria Calf Classic. The competition sees young people involved in the beef industry have their calves judged in a fun (and cute!) competition.
Add to Planner Beef Carcase: Beef Carcase Awards Presentation

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  • 30 Sep 5:30pm - 6:30pm

The results are in! Come and hear who has topped the competition with the Grand Champion Carcase, which breed has taken out the prestigious Borthwick Trophy, and which school or college has bred the best animal.

Add to Planner Beef Carcase: Borthwick Trophy Judging

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  • 25 Sep 2:00pm - 2:30pm

The Borthwick Trophy is the most prestigious Beef Carcase prize in the country, with teams of three purebred steers competing for the honour. See the parade of Australia's best livestock vie for the coveted trophy as part of the blue ribbon all stars program.

Add to Planner Beef Carcase: Led Steer and Heifer Judging

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  • 25 Sep 2:30pm - 5:00pm
Beef cattle from across south-east Australia will be paraded before the eyes of the judges in the led Steer and Heifer Challenge. The best of Australian agriculture will be on display in this blue ribbon contest.
Add to Planner Beef Carcase: School Paraders Competition

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  • 26 Sep 10:00am - 3:00pm
See the future stars of agriculture as students from the best agricultural schools and colleges test their cattle handling skills in this blue ribbon competition. Listen as the judges explain what they are looking for from each competitor and see which cattle parader will reign supreme.
Add to Planner Beef Cattle: Judging Day One

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  • 30 Sep 9:00am - 2:30pm
Watch the finest bulls, cows and calves vie for a champion's ribbon and see who will be crowned the 2017 Supreme Exhibit for their breed! Visit The Weekly Times Livestock Pavilion to watch judging for the following breeds: Limousin, Angus, Red Angus and Speckle Park.
Add to Planner Beef Cattle: Judging Day Two

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  • 1 Oct 9:00am - 5:00pm
Watch the finest bulls, cows and calves vie for a champion's ribbon and see who will be crowned the 2017 Supreme Exhibit for their breed! Visit The Weekly Times Livestock Pavilion to watch judging for the following breeds: Simmental, Australian Lowline, Hereford, Murray Grey, Red Poll, Santa Gertrudis, Maine Anjou, Highland, Blond d'Aquitaine and South Devon.
Add to Planner Beef Cattle: Judging Day Three

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  • 2 Oct 9:00am - 3:00pm
Watch the finest bulls, cows and calves vie for a champion's ribbon and see who will be crowned the 2017 Supreme Exhibit for their breed! Visit The Weekly Times Livestock Pavilion to watch judging for the following breeds: Beef Shorthorn, Australian Shorthorn, Shorthorn, Charolais, Belted Galloway and Galloway.
Add to Planner ASA National Beef Cattle Paraders' Championship

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  • 29 Sep 4:00pm - 4:45pm

Watch as the best young talent in the Australian beef cattle industry compete in the 2017 Agricultural Shows of Australia National Finals in the Paraders' Championship.

Add to Planner ASA National Beef Cattle Judging Championship

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  • 29 Sep 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Watch as the best young beef cattle judges from across the country compete in the 2017 Agricultural Shows of Australia National Finals. The event welcomes some of the best young talent in the Australian beef cattle industry to the Show on Friday 29 September.

Add to Planner Beef Cattle: Interbreed Championships Judging

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  • 2 Oct 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Watch as the most prestigious prizes of the beef cattle competition are presented to the Supreme Cow and Supreme Bull at the Interbreed Championships, followed by the presentation of the top honour of Supreme Beef Breed Exhibit.

Add to Planner Beef Cattle: Aesculap Gun Fitter Competition

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  • 1 Oct 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Ever wondered how beef cattle are prepared for judging? Watch this fast-paced competition as fitters prepare cattle for the judging ring, washing, grooming and clipping the animal to allow the handler to show it at its best. The Gun Fitter Competition puts the best fitters against one another and the clock.
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