Victorian Highland
Breeders Group

Victorian State Highland Show

The 5th Victorian Highland State Show was held on 22nd October at the Bendigo Showgrounds in conjunction with the Bendigo Agricultural Show. There was a wonderful line-up of 18 entries with 7 exhibitors, followed by a BBQ lunch featuring Highland beef of course.

Heifer Under 12 Months Class

The highlight of the show was the Heifer Under 12 Months Class with 9 entries. From this class emerged the Junior Champion Female (Willow

Junior & Grand Champion Female -
Willow Clarice of Delhaig
 Clarice of Delhaig, exhibited by Ashlyn Hastie) and the Reserve Junior Champion (Marlo Ros of Ballybrook, exhibited by Laine Hastie). The Senior Champion Female went to Nighean Odhar of Glenstrae (exhibited by Erica Smith) with Orla Isobail of Glenstrae (exhibited by Melissa Kramer) taking our Reserve Senior Champion Female.
Senior Champion Female -
Nighean Odhar of Glenstrae











The Junior Champion Bull was Calum Bran of Bairnsley & the Senior Champion Bull was Uallach Dubh 1st of Bairnsley (both exhibited by Glen Hastie). Reserve Senior Champion Bull was Fergus of Blue Rock (exhibited by Peter Westgate).

The judge for the show was Andrew Kelly, who is involved with Angus and Dexter cattle. While he had not judged Highlands before, he was not afraid to put his hands on the cattle.

Grand Champion Bull & Supreme Exhibit -
Uallach Dubh 1st of Bairnsley

The public seemed suitably impressed with the line up of cattle & the wonderful display put together to promote the breed.




2014 National Highland Show Sponsors

Ian Whinfield (Serpentine, Vic)

Bronwyn Stewart (Flinders, Vic)

Erica Smith (Nar Nar Goon North, Vic)

Brian, Heather & Wayne Cross (Smeaton, Vic)

John & Julie Cummings(Bendemeer,NSW)

Beverley Smith (Mt Egerton, Vic)

Mercedes-Benz, Ballarat, Vic

Drew Pickford - Nationwide Artificial Breeders

David Bolton - Boltons Hoof Trimming

Steve Huppatz (Riddells Creek, Vic)

Darryl Holder - The Cattle Shop

Abi Harrington Photographics

Virbac Animal Health

Mayfield Highlands
Julia & Kerry Webster (Bungaree, Vic)

Claremont Highlands
Sue and Jeff Boland (Clunes, Vic)

Glen Rose Highlands
Rosemary D'Agostino (Byabarra, NSW)

Masters, Sunbury

Bunnings, Sunbury

Stoneyview Highlands
Doug & Marg Phillips (Scarsdale, Vic)

The Hay Market, Ballarat