Finger family wins Clermont Beef Expo four out of five years

Hoch & Wilkinson’s Jake Passfield, centre with Clermont Beef Expo grand champion pen winners, Frank Finger and Scott Finger Hillview Cattle Co. Pictures: Alisha Hoch

Hoch & Wilkinson’s Jake Passfield, centre with Clermont Beef Expo grand champion pen winners, Frank Finger and Scott Finger Hillview Cattle Co. Pictures: Alisha Hoch
Clermont’s Finger family, based at Hillview, has claimed a quadrella of wins in the last five years of exhibiting at the highly regarded Clermont Beef Expo.

Of the 1200-head yarding last Friday, their pen of Simmental-cross 704kg grain-fed bullocks yielded the grand champion exhibit, the 100-day Jap bullock class, champion pen of grain-fed, and Sally Taylor Memorial champion beast prizes.

Read more by Sally Cripps at QCL

Vale, Doreen Muriel NAUSCHUTZ

Keith and Doreen with a few of the many awards they have received over the years

Simmental Australia has been informed of the passing of former Goldpark and Platinumpark Simmentals co-principal, Doreen Nauschutz on 26th October, aged 81.

Doreen is survived by her husband Keith, children, grand children and great grand children.

In honour of their contribution to the Simmental breed, we reprint this tribute to them both:

Queensland pioneers look back on grand past

By Connie-Louise Rego

Few people can boast a love for Simmentals like renowned Queensland cattleman Keith Nauschutz. And while he and wife Doreen are no longer fixtures on the show circuit, their significant contribution to the breed carries on. Read more

Recording Birth Management Groups

Not sure whether you should be recording birth management groups with your birth weights or calving difficulty scores? Check out this video from the ‘Recording for #BREEDPLAN short video series below.