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Bazadais are thriving in the varying Australian conditions, performing well whether fed on grass or grain. This makes Bazadais the perfect choice for Australian beef producers wanting to increase their profits and productivity.

Bazadais cattle have all the exceptional characteristics that Australian producers are looking for in stud cattle, or to infuse with a commercial herd.

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Competition Results – Fat Cattle

RNA Paddock to Palate 2014 Champion Carcase

Keith Lacey receiving Paddock to Palate 2014 Champion Carcase prize

Keith Lacey receiving Paddock to Palate 2014 Champion Carcase prize

Congratulations to Keith and Bev Lacey.

Mort & Co RNA Paddock to Palate Competition at the Brisbane Ekka.

 Class 37B Pen of Six Carcass 1st Place (steers) Then taking out

“CHAMPION CARCASS” and placing Third overall in the competition.

Details of the competition

2014 Mort & Co Paddock to Palate Competition

Held in conjunction with the 2014 Royal Queensland Show, the Mort & Co Paddock to Palate competition offers exhibitors the chance to win Australia’s richest first prize for any single Prime Beef Competition in Australia.

The Competition is 4 phased comprising of best aggregate weight gain over 100 days, a carcass competition, MSA Eating Quality

Competition and finishing in a Beef Taste Off – a palate competition where a portion of strip loin is cooked and judged.

We are pleased to announce that entries have now closed with 40 pens competing for the title.

Result sheet - RNA 2014 Paddock to Palate Champion Carcase Result Sheet

Result sheet – RNA 2014 Paddock to Palate Champion Carcase Result Sheet

Callide Dawson Carcase Comp 2014

MAJOR WINS – 5 YEARS IN A ROW

Keith and Bev Lacey  Callide Dawson 2014 Most successful exhibitors

Keith and Bev Lacey
Callide Dawson 2014  Most successful exhibitors

Congratulations to all the exhibitors

The Callide Dawson Carcase Competition presentation was held on Friday night 27th June 2014.

There were 3 exhibitors Keith and Bev Lacey, Eddie and Donna Wales and Alan and Jenette Penney.

The Bazadais cross cattle have once again proven their astounding qualities in all areas from grass feed, grainfed and Grain assisted and live weight gain in the feedlot! With  493 entries which was a record for the competition the Bazadais cross  cattle took out the following classes;

Some of the ribbons won at Callide Dawson 2014

Some of the ribbons won at Callide Dawson 2014

Most Successful Exhibition  – K & B Lacey  

Reserve Champion Steer Carcase – K & B Lacey   (Grassfed)

Champion Grain Fed Heifer Carcase – K & B Lacey  (Grainfed)

Best Liveweight Gain in Feedlot    

Steers – 2nd E & D Wales 

Heifers – 1st E & D Wales

2nd  – Trade steer or Heifer – A & J Penney  

2nd– Single Export Heifer – E & D Wales

1st Pen of Grainfed Steers – E & D Wales

Callide Dawson 2014 official results

Callide Dawson 2014 official results

1st Pen of Grainfed Heifers – E & D Wales

1st Single Grainfed Heifer – K & B Lacey

2nd Single Grainfed Heifer – E & D Wales   

1st Single Grain Assisted Steer – K & B Lacey

2nd Single Grain Assisted Steer – K & B Lacey

Capella Show 22nd 23rd May 2009

K & B Lacey “Grenada” Capella Qld

1st Pen of 5 Replacement heifers 2 teeth or less   1st cross Bazadais – Brahman
1st Pen of 5 Replacement heifers 2 teeth or less   1st cross Bazadais – Brahman
1st Pen of 5 Replacement heifers 2 teeth or less   1st cross Bazadais – Brahman
1st Pen of 5 Replacement heifers 2 teeth or less   1st cross Bazadais – Brahman

The Judge was extremely impressed with the cattle and the cattle caused a great deal of interest from local graziers.

This is following on the heels of Keith’s great result in the Beef 2009 National Carcase Competition.

Keith also has cattle entered in the CQ carcase competition with results Friday 29th May 2009 and the Gympie Carcase Classic.

Kempsey Show 28th & 29th April 2009

R & D Laverty    Big Ben Bazadais Stud   Taylors Arm NSW 2447

1st Heifer 1 to 2 yrs  :  All cattle are 2nd/3rd cross Bazadais 2nd Heifer 1 to 2 yrs
1st Pen Heifers 1 to 2 yrs
1st Heifer under 12 months
2nd Heifer under 12 months
1st Pen Heifers under 12 months
2nd Steer 1 to 2 yrs

Mark Borger    “Borgerville Bazadais”     NSW

1st pen of 3 steers less than 2 years      2nd cross Bazadais
1st Single Steer and took out                   2nd cross Bazadais

Overall Champion Fat Beast Kempsey Show

Monto Show 24th & 25th April 2009

A & J Penney       “Jenalan” Monto       Qld

1st, 2nd and 3rd Fat cow 6 teeth and over (15 in class)     Full Blood Bazadais
1st Single heifer less than 320kg (19 Pens)                           First cross Bazadais
1st Single Steer less than 320kg                                               First cross Bazadais
2nd Single Steer more than 320 and less than340kg         First cross Bazadais

Champion Female with Single heifer less than 320kg.

The Judge was a meat works buyer and raved about the length, eye muscle and meat yield of the cattle.

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