Forbes High School's cattle team success at Dubbo National All Breeds Junior Heifer Show

Kyle Bolam, William Cox, Jack Cole, Louise Hurford and (front) Chloe Kemp attended the National All Breeds Heifer Show in Dubbo.
Kyle Bolam, William Cox, Jack Cole, Louise Hurford and (front) Chloe Kemp attended the National All Breeds Heifer Show in Dubbo.

The Forbes High School’s show team and heifers on loan from local studs have brought home a swag of ribbons from the 26th National All Breeds Junior Heifer Show.

The program of events included; clipping demonstrations, cattle judging, parader’s competition, junior judging, a trivia night, an auctioneer demonstration followed by presentations.

Forbes High School teacher Rachel Eagles said the students represented Forbes and themselves with professionalism and pride.

”We are really proud of how our students’ have grown and developed their skills, they are an amazing group of young adults to work with and deserve every success,” Mrs Eagles said.

Chloe Kemp received third place in parading and was named Champion Sub-Intermediate Handler. William Cox was named Champion Intermediate Novice Handler.

Jack Cole was Highly Commended in parading and his heifer, Charnelle Jackie 2, placed fourth in her class and Kyle Bolam’s heifer, Warrendine Ruby’s Redemption, placed third in her class.

Forbes High School are currently running a fundraiser raffle to support their show team as they take to the road for the upcoming show season.

The main prize is a lamb, prepared by Flint Street Butchers, and will be drawn on Friday, August 3 at the High School’s academia assembly.

Tickets cost $5 each and can be purchased from Forbes High School’s front office or at the Flint Street Butchers.

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