Red Oak Beef Genetics National Limousin Junior Show 2017

109 competitors made to journey from across NSW and QLD to Parkes to attend the annual National Limousin Junior Show (NLJS). The show kicked off Friday morning with the Educational Program. The LYA Committee would like to thank our 2017 Educators;

Peter Kylstra & Hayden Green – Clipping Demonstration

Garry Hedger- Structural Assessment

Tim Bayliss- Muscle and Fat Assessment

Kate Loudon- Photography

Ian Robson & Monique Estrada- Pee Wee’s program

We thank you for your time and efforts to make this part of the show a success. Your input into furthering the education of the Limousin Youth is invaluable to their future, gearing these future beef leaders up for future employment.

Junior judging was next to follow with our Overjudge Mr Glenn Trout overing three classes of cattle. We greatly appreciate and thank Mr Trout for giving up his time and to share his knowledge and experience. Congratulation to the competitors of their success;

Champion Pee Wee Junior Judge- Jack Robson

Reserve Champion Pee Wee Junior Judge – Lucy McGrath

Champion Junior Judge- Olivia Gill

Reserve Champion Junior Judge – Jack Whitty

Champion Intermediate Judge- Emily Polsen

Reserve Champion Intermediate Judge – Lucy Sheriden

Champion Senior Judge- Rachel Relf

Reserve Champion Senior Judge- Clayton Ray

Grand Champion Junior Judge and winner of the Birubi Cup was awarded to our Senior Champion Judge, Rachel Relf. As part of this award Rachel is invited to be the Associate Judge at the 2018 National Show and Sale, we wish you all the best.











Grand Champion Junior Judge: Rachel Relf, Glenn Trout, Judge

As the sun set the LYA conducted their AGM with the 2017-18 Committee announced. After all the formalities, we moved into the Trivia night full of fun and a lot of laughter. Congratulations to Team McAlpin Livestock to winners of the hotly contested competition.

Saturday morning went straight into the cattle classes with Mr Scott Myers; Myers Limousins, Mossvale having to difficult task of working through the strong line up of quality cattle showcased. A big thank you to all those breeders who took the time and effort to bring along cattle to this event.

The results are as follows;

Commercial Animal – Kindly sponsored by McAlpin Livestock

Champion: 58- Travis Lamey- Swim Creek Medallion
Reserve Champion: 87- Bethany Bayliss- Baylim Mardy

Owned and Bred – Kindly sponsored by Iseco Limousins

Champion: 87 Bethany Bayliss- Baylim Maybell
Reserve: 74- Erica Bayliss- Baylim Miss Charlotte

Owned and Exhibited – Kindly sponsored by O’Sullivan’s Black Limousins

Champion: 87- Bethany Bayliss- Baylim Maybell
Reserve Champion: 18- Harry Walsh- Ruby Park Miss F53

Bulls – Kindly sponsored by Kia Ora Limousins

Champion: 77- Skye Pittman- Ruby Park Mr Winston
Reserve Champion: 105- Jack Quirk – Mt Pleasant Moving Zander

Heifer Calf Championship Division- Kindly Sponsored by Longreach Limousins

Champion: 100- Alisha Harrington- Progress Miss Congeniality
Reserve Champion:84- Riley Burgin- Flemington Waratah M24

Junior Heifer Championship Division – Kindly sponsored by Toebelle Limousins

Champion: 19- Lucy McGrath- Flemington Unreal M15
Reserve Champion: 25- Estella Manning- Birubi Mistress M56

Senior Heifer Championship Division – Kindly Sponsored by Five Star Creative Promotions

Champion: 5- Jack Robson- Flemington Fleur L23
Reserve Champion: 98- Clayton Ray- Birubi Lucky Lady L114

Jack Robson and his heifer exceptional Flemington Fleur L23 went on to be sashed the Ruby Park Supreme Exhibit, well done Jack!


This year saw the introduction of a Sire’s/Dam’s Progeny Class. It was up to the competitors to put a team to together of best three head out of the one dam or sired by the same sire. It was fantastic to see to end result with ten teams of three out in the ring. A massive thank you to Peter Kylstra, Progress Limousins who developed and supported this concept as well as Gary and Karen Hedger, Garren Park Genetics. The team sired by Greenwood PLD Zambuka took out the class with the Wulfs Zander and Wulfs Excellsior progeny teams to follow.

The Alexander Downs Annual Dinner saw the competitors, family and friends flock to the Parkes Leagues Club for a great night. A big thankyou to Alexander Downs for coming on board on supplying the tasty Limousin Steaks for the main meal and to fabulous MC, Brother Anthony.

The LYA would like to congratulate the recipients of the 2017 Scholarships and Awards;

Limoges International Travel Award recipient: Rhett O’Connor

Longreach Most Potential Breeder Award: Dean McGuire

Garren park School Steer Award: Yanco Agricultural College

Limousin Youth Ambassador: Patrick Rankmore & Lauren Moody

Val Littleton: Michelle Fairall

Without the support and huge generosity of Limoges Limousins, Longreach Limousin and Garren Park Genetics these scholarships and awards would not exist. The LYA is truly thankful and extremely appreciative of your support.

2017-18 Ambassador Award:

Left to Right: Glenn Trout, Patrick Rankmore (recipient), Kate Loudon , Jacinta Ostler, Lauren Moody ( recipient), Peter Grant.







2017-18 Limoges Travel Award:

Left to right: Peter Grant, Brenden Lydford, Rhett O’Connor (recipient), Glenn Trout








2017 Longreach Most Potential Breeder Award:

Left to Right: Rachel Relf, Dean McGuire (recipient), Carolyn Tooth, Tony Starr.







2017 Garren Park School Steer Award:

Left to right, Yanco representatives; Cooper Carter, Keely Ryan. Gary Hedger






Competition continued Sunday morning with the Paraders overjudged by Mr Ben Toll, we thank Mr Toll on a great job and for sharing his knowledge and expertise with the competitors. Congratulations to the following competitors;

Champion Pee Wee Parader: 18- Harry Walsh

Reserve Champion Pee Wee Parader: 20- Harry Whitty

Champion Junior Parader: 39- Caitlin Porter

Reserve Champion Junior Parader: 30- Rhys Glasson

Champion Intermediate Parader: 79- Lauren Moody

Reserve Champion Intermediate Parader: 88- Tailem Brown

Champion Senior Parader: 98- Clayton Ray

Reserve Champion Senior Parader: 105 Jack Quirk

The Intermediate Champion Parader went on to be awarded the Starrs Limousin Grand Champion Parader and the Bill Tooth Memorial Trophy. Well done Lauren Moody.

The high standard, ability and workmanship of the competitors meant a tough job for the Herdsman Judges. Thank you to Monique Estrada, Kate Loudon, Ian Robson, Brenden Lydford, Patrick Rankmore, Paul & Janelle Relf, Tony Star and Jeremy Walsh.

Champion Herdsmen: 5- Jack Robson

Reserve Champion Pee Wee Herdsmen: 17- Audrey Gill

Champion Junior Herdsmen: 39- Caitlin Porter

Reserve Champion Junior Herdsmen: 31- Clare Amor

Champion Intermediate Herdsmen: 85- Emily Polsen

Reserve Champion Intermediate Herdsmen: 64- Gemma Lydford

Champion Senior Herdsmen: 109- Lauren Amor

Reserve Champion Senior Herdsmen: 108- Rachel Relf

Congratulations to Clayton Ray taking out Grand Champion Herdsman. Clayton was the recipient of the Best Presented Animal Award kindly sponsored by Morris Hoof Trimming.  He also went on to be awarded the Overall Champion Junior Parader and Judge with the overall highest point score.


The Limousin Youth Association extends a big thankyou to the competitors, sponsors, the ALBS Board and office Staff, parents and to anyone involved in the weekend. A special thanks to the catering team; Ian and Donna Robson, Glenn and Susie Trout, Peter and Pauline Grant, Mr and Mrs Rafton for doing a fantastic job of the food. To those breeders that supplied ballot animals, the competitors and committee Is very grateful for your efforts.

Without the hard work and dedication of the LYA Committee this event wouldn’t have been so successful. The Limousin Youth Association and Competitors thank you for your contribution to the learning process of the, Beef leaders of the future!

On a final note, the LYA would like to once again thank the generous support of the 2017 Red Oak

Genetics National Limousin Junior Show without your contribution the junior show wouldn’t be able

to run. To all of you again Thank You for your contributions:  



Red Oak Genetics, Longreach Limousin, Limoges Limousin, Garren Park Genetics


La Valla Limousin, O’Sullivans Black Limousin, Alexander Downs


Starr’s Limousin, Mcalpin Livestock, Iseco Limousin, Kia Ora Limousin, Progress Limousin, Ruby Park

Limousin, Tobelle Limousin, Flemington Limousin, Five Star Creative Promotions


Harlees Limousin, Mt Pleasant Limousin, Meriden Limousin, Amber Park Limousin, Tanbyrn Park,

ROC Limousin, Ricochet Livestock, Universal Limousin, Kiagrowah Limousin,

Central Wester APG, Cloudy Bay Limousin, Glenridge Turf Farm, Ridgeview Limousin,

Back Creek Limousin


Allana Norris, Summit Livestock, Excell Genetics, Mack and Co designs, Paisely May Boutique,

Kloud Photography, Aussie Rural, The Cattle Shop, Wilworril Limousin, Myers Limousin

Western Gold Limousin, ABS Australia, Semex Australia, Morris Hoof Trimming, Morrisvale Limousin,

Berihold Limousin, Marist Wines, Raven Limousin, Tara Limousin, Kate Redfern, Oakvale Limousin,

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