Bimbadeen @ Callide Dawson BCC

As the Winter weather has arrived and the feed has hayed off, Bimbadeen’s last mob of two-year-old steers have been finishing on our most northern paddocks.
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We have been really pleased with the ‘doing’ condition (across the board) of our cattle.

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The deadline for the 2016 Callide Dawson Beef Cattle Competition (CDBCC) entries coincided with the planned sale of this mob, so Mark decided to nominate a handful of steers at the last minute.

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It was quite challenging selecting the pick of these steers, with a very even line to choose from!

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In the end, a single steer and one pen of three steers were separated – all black, polled and finished without being overdone.

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All mouthed two teeth on selection.

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The CDBCC is regarded as one of Australia’s largest beef carcase competitions, with 525 head entered in 359 entries in grass-fed and grain-fed categories.

Unfortunately our single steer entry broke a tooth in the couple of days between selection and arrival at Teys Biloela, which hurt his chances in his class.

However our other steers managed to secure second place (from a field of 28 entries) in the Pen of Three Grassfed Steers.

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Amid some pretty hot competition we were very happy to secure such a great result.
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We received our prize at the awards dinner in Biloela last night – a great evening among some great cattlemen and women.  We would like to thank organisers for the chance to take part, and congratulate all winners and place-getters in each section of the event.

For more information and results: CDBCC website and Facebook Page 

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