Friday, September 14
PASO ROBLES (CA) – The 2018 Carcass Class Awards Program was held September 6th at the Paso Robles Event Center. All market steers entered into the 2018 Fair were eligible for competition, with carcasses being graded at harvest facilities by USDA graders. To be eligible for carcass awards, all carcasses must have graded USDA Select+ or higher. For the first time in the history of the Carcass Class one breeder had four animals in the Top 10 – Simonin Livestock of Paso Robles, CA.
Here are the Top 10 award recipients:
Mattie Lindsey / Templeton 4-H / 1st Place / Gold Seal / $755 (Lauridsen Ranch, Paso Robles, CA)
Cooper Humphrey / Atascadero FFA / 2nd Place / Gold Seal / $705 (Simonin Livestock, Paso Robles, CA)
Kyle Simonin / Chaparral 4-H / 3rd Place / Gold Seal / $655 (Simonin Livestock, Paso Robles, CA)
Hailey Borden / Chaparral 4-H / 4th Place / Gold Seal / $600 (Hyder Cattle Co., Springville, CA)
Sarafina Treder / Templeton 4-H / 5th Place / Gold Seal / $575 (Jacob Treder, Santa Margarita, CA)
Emme Hass / Morro Bay FFA / 6th Place / Gold Seal / $565 (Tommy Johnston, Morro Bay, CA)
Braden Wheeler / Santa Lucia 4-H / 7th Place / Gold Seal / $550 (Wheeler Cattle Co., Paso Robles, CA)
Isaac Lindsey / Templeton FFA / 8th Place / C of M / $530 (Duane Dawes, Templeton, CA)
Kaleb Simonin / Chaparral 4-H / 9th Place / C of M / $525 (Simonin Livestock, Paso Robles, CA)
Ella Simonin / Chaparral 4-H / 10th Place / C of M / $520 (Simonin Livestock, Paso Robles, CA
Thank you to this year’s Carcass sponsors: Atascadero Trail Riders, Mark Clement, Ray and Jody Dauth, Farm Supply, H&H Plumbing, Hugh Pitts, JB Dewar, Jr. Livestock Support Club, Lube and Go, Mark Switzer Excavation, San Miguel Flouring Mill, Jim & Debbie Saunders, Simonin Livestock, San Luis Obispo County Cattlemen’s Association, San Luis Obispo County CattleWomen, Visalia Livestock, and Western Janitor Supply.