DESPITE competing against more than double the number of sheep in the Prime SAMM judging this year, Galaxy Park stud again rose to the top.
EXPERIENCE - on the farm and in the judging ring - paid out as Klay Smith, Cowell, was named the Merino sheep state junior judging winner.
Ten years on from winning the state junior judging, Daniel Lutz has returned to the Royal Adelaide Show to judge for real.
A MASSIVE strong wool Poll Merino ram from the Old Ashrose stud at Hallett has given the Mid North stud its first supreme success at the Royal Adelaide Show in 25 years.
Showing sheep often involves two or even three generations of the one family, but it is far less common to see two judges from the same family in the ring.
Kangaroo Island stud Taljar, Parndana, claimed the broadribbon double in the Polwarth breed's centenary showing, making it even more significant for the McArdle family.
The Border Leicester breed secured a rare championship double in the supreme judging outclassing a tremendous field of 12 breeds in the pinnacle of the meat sheep judging on Sunday.