SA family stud take home grand champion at Shorthorn Show

The Thompson family, Bayview Shorthorn, South Australia, have taken top honours at this years National Shorthorn Show and Sale in Dubbo on Tuesday when their bull Bayview Usher L83 was named as Grand Champion.

Grand champion: Judge David Greenup, Rosevale Santa Gertrudis, Jandowae, QLD, with vendor Chris Thomspon, Bayview Shorthorn stud, South Australia, with Mark Willis and Daniel Guest, Zoetis. Photo: Taylor Jurd

Grand champion: Judge David Greenup, Rosevale Santa Gertrudis, Jandowae, QLD, with vendor Chris Thomspon, Bayview Shorthorn stud, South Australia, with Mark Willis and Daniel Guest, Zoetis. Photo: Taylor Jurd

The bull was Division 3 Champion at this years 58th annual National Shorthorn Show and Sale and just last year was the Junior and Grand Champion at the Adelaide Show.

Vendor Chris Thomspon paraded the bull at the 2017 National Shorthorn Show and said in a post win interview to National Shorthorn Show and Sale that it was one of the studs best Shows ever.

“We had a Division 3 and Grand Champion as well as a Reserve Division Champion and other ribbons along the way with our team,” he said.

Mr Thompson said he was hopeful for a good result at the Sale.

“The breeds going extremely well. Cert the Shorthorn breeds are kicking some really good goals…,” he said.

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