THE Speckle Park breed at Beef Australia 2021 has exceeded the expectations of astute judge Grame Hopf, Murwillumbah, NSW, gaining praise for being some of the best of the breed he had seen.
Mr Hopf’s top cattle typified functional animals that could be thrown out to graze naturally, with minimal management and minimal care under Australian farming conditions and thrive, he said.
“As breeders we need to source the best genetics from throughout the world, but I believe you are at the stage in your breed where the best genetics that suit Australian conditions are what you have in Australia at the moment.”
New South Wales based exhibitors particularly excelled in the ring, taking home 10 of the 14 major awards.
The Humphries family of…