Judge at Perth Royal show was renowned Simmental breeder Mr Peter Cook, Barana Simmental stud, Coolah NSW. A heifer from the baby class won the Junior Champion Female. Liberty Passin Me By (P) won the 9 to 15 months class with the judge commenting “she was a moderate framed heifer, a softer type of heifer with excellent structure, a good coat and soft skin type”. Leon and Kerry Giglia exhibited a Pinay daughter for Reserve Junior Champion Heifer. In the senior female classes Liberty Naughty Or Nice (P) won the 21 to 33 months class and then was awarded senior champion female. Mr Cook selected the senior champion female as his grand champion female. This decision was backed by the Interbreed panel with Liberty Naughty Or Nice (P) winning the Interbreed Senior Champion Female. The judge commented “she was the type of cow he was looking for, she was a nice big strong female, smooth muscle pattern, strong muzzled with a strong head. She moved freely, was structurally sound with a great udder and doing a top job on her calf. Reserve Senior champion Female was Venturon Naughty But Nice (P) shown by Venturon Livestock.
Liberty continued their success in the bull section with junior and grand champion bull, Liberty Pathfinder (AI)(ET)(P). The judge said “this bull was a very long, smooth well muscled young sire that was structurally sound and tracked exceptionally. He has good neck extension, sire appeal with plenty of softness”. Liberty Pathfinder went on to win the Interbreed Junior Champion Bull giving Liberty this award three years running.
Reserve Junior Champion bull was Doug and Danni Giles entry Quicksilver Prime Time (AI)(P(RF). Supreme exhibit and winner of the LI Millner Memorial Award was the female Liberty Naughty Or Nice (P).
Liberty won Interbreed Breeders Group and Interbreed Group of Three Heifers and Venturon won Interbreed Three Bulls.