Cowaramup Agencies (with Southern Wire and Zoetis) sponsored the recent Kimberley Pilbara Cattlemen’s Association Livestock Handling Cup 2021 at Sandfire Roadhouse. It was a huge success, with fourteen teams competing in the fifth Cup to showcase best practice animal welfare management and low stress stockmanship. Teams participated in practical and theory components.
?1st place team – Jinacarlie Gems from Yarrie Station
?2nd place team – The Coongan Country from Yarrie Station
?3rd place team – Rose from Roebuck Plains Station
?Equal 4th place team – Highly Commended – MKR from Gunbalanya Station in West Arnhemland, NT
?Equal 4th place team – Encouragement Award – Ace of Spades from Kalyeeda Station
?5th place team – Kachana Innovation Award for Animal Welfare – Brangus Cow and Bulls from Sandfire Roadhouse
Day One featured sponsor presentations and a walk through for competitors by judges Peter Camp (inaugural KPCA Chair from Kalyeeda Station), Anne Coppin (from Yarrie Station) and Jacob Dunn (from Myroodah Station). Theory judges were David Stoate (KPCA Chair from Anna Plains Station) and Emma White (former KPCA CEO and current Strategic Advisor).
Anna Plains made a donation to the School of the Air for taking a parcel of Urea blocks donated by Ken Norton from Sandfire.
Congratulations to everyone on this truly excellent event.