Beef 2018 Preview

Beef 2018: Stud beef judges announced

Beef Central, 26/04/2018

Judges have now been announced for next month’s 1700-head, 32-breed Beef 2018 stud beef competition.

Judging will take place in five rings across three big days of judging (Tuesday to Thursday May 8-10), plus two days of junior events. This year an individual judge will oversee each of the Interbreed competitions, including Brett Kinnon judging the bulls, Donna Robson judging the females and Matt Welsh, the exhibitors groups.


  • Brahman –  Roger Jefferies
  • Santa Gertrudis – David Bondfield
  • Murray Grey – Tim Bayliss
  • Speckle Park, Romagnola – Don McConnel
  • Ausline, Dexter, Bramalow, Belgian Blue – Martin Lill
  • Braford – Marty Rowlands
  • Hereford/Poll Hereford – Ben Davies
  • Droughtmaster – Rob Sinnamon
  • Brangus – David Greenup
  • Limousin – David Bassingthwaighte
  • Red Angus – Berry Reynolds
  • Gelbvieh –  Kirrily Johnson-Iseppi
  • Simmental, Simbrah – Matt Ahern
  • Bazadais, Senepol, Square Meaters – Ron Pullen
  • Charolais – Andrew Chapman
  • Angus – Steve Crowley
  • Fleckvieh – Peter Cook
  • Blond d’Aquitaine – Graham Brown
  • Shorthorn, Queenslanders – Darren Childs
  • Charbray – Matt Ahern
  • South Devon, Red Poll, Devon – Harris Thompson
  • Australian Lowline – Renee Rutherford



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  1. Peter Ahern, 26/04/2018

    It must be a great honour&privelige for all to have the task of judging our nations finest line up of genetics & seed stock available to spear head our vibrant beef industry into what we all hope is a most sustainable & profitable future for all. Good luck, be exactly how you are at your drafting yard at home! Cheers

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