2018 Australian National Field Days Steer Competition
Entries will consist of teams of Six (6) steers with final judging to be assessed on all steers in each of grain fed and grass fed sections. Should any animal be removed from the team they may be ineligible for points in the Competition. Where possible the remaining cattle will be slaughtered and feedback provided. Teams not meeting carcass specifications will have points deducted.
The steers will be backgrounded for approximately 38 days on grass at ANFD site and finished for a minimum 100 days in Gundamain feedlot or 100 to 100 days on grass/crop.
- Delivery of Steers to ANFD 1-4 September 2017
- Steers moved to feedlot or grass approx. 3-4 October 2017
- Live Judging 5 January 2018
- Processed 22-23 January 2018