Gunnedah stud claims top carcase prize

April 7, 20152121493

A HEAVYWEIGHT Murray Grey that failed to place on the hoof has taken out the grand champion carcase trophy and picked up a gold medal in the process at the Sydney Royal Show.

The carcase was exhibited by Lachlan and Kate James, Wallawong Murray Greys, Gunnedah.

It scored 93.5 points out of 100 and its carcase tipped the scales at 303.5kg after dressing at 55 per cent.

The carcase measured 14 millimetres of fat at the P8 site and scored maximum points for both rib eye area (REA) (116 square centimetres) and rib fat (8mm).

The carcase had Wallawong breeding all the way being by Wallawong Ultramodern from Wallawong Miss Impressive 30.

By KAREN BAILEY The Land Newspaper