The champion beef carcass from John and Denise Davies netted the pair a whopping £3000 in prize money having been bred in the herd at Clifton, Rugby.
The beast, a Limousin cross Bazadaise steer had originally been entered for the baby beef section at last year’s cancelled event and this was the first time the couple had entered the show’s carcass competition. Adding to the couple’s spoils was a sale price of 162p/lb for the champion.
Reserve spot went to Frank Page’s British Blue cross South Devon heifer from his Elkington, Northants-based herd. Trade for this body exceeded the champion, with it selling at 164p/lb.