- Hits: 849 Category: Latest News
A FIRST-TIME exhibitor to the Royal Melbourne Show returned home with the supreme champion Dorper title this afternoon.
Carolyn Thorburn's four-year-old ewe entry from her Oakview Stud at Toolamba was awarded the top gong by judge Dianne Huett.
The 87 kilogram animal was exhibited with a six-week-old ewe lamb at-foot, while her figures displayed 8mm fat, 38mm eye muscle depth and 81mm width.
"She is a beautiful feminine ewe, with plenty of muscle in all the right places," Ms Huett said.
"She will go a long way."
Stud principal Ms Thorburn admitted she was overwhelmed with the win.
"She is four, so it is wonderful that a 4yo can achieve this," she said.