Angus for eating quality at Adelaide

September 12, 2018 3:42 pm

Angus steers have continued the success of Angus carcase competitions across the country at the 2018 Royal Adelaide Show, in particular highlighting the eating quality that Angus beef can produce.

Champion light domestic carcase was awarded to Binnowie Downs Nigel, bred by Binnowie Downs, Coonalpyn, and shown by the Coomandook Area School.

The 424kg Angus steer dressed at 53.5% with a hot score carcase weigt of 227kg. The carcase scored 88.04 points and had an EMA of 76, 7mm rib fat and 8mm rump fat.

The Reserve Champion heavy domestic carcase was awarded to a 532kg Angus steer, Tooperang BC Nero, exhibited by the Tooperang Beef Company.

The carcase had a hot score carcase weight of 297kg, dressed as 55.9%, had an EMA of 92 and rib and rump fats of 8mm and 10mm respectively.

Angus steers took out all three places for the Best Heavy Domestic Eating Quality Carcase; – – 1st – Goolagong N149, HB Rural

  • 2nd – Tooperang BC Nero, Tooperang Beef Company
  • 3rd – PRS RJ, Burra Community School

An Angus steer, Binnowie Downs Nigel, exhibited by Coomandook Area School placed 3rd in the Light Domestic Eating Quality Carcase and an Angus steer, Bruce, exhibited by the Keith Area School placed 2nd in Best Export Eating Quality Carcase.