Bank Windhoek last week awarded winners of the Small Livestock Section at the recently concluded Windhoek Industrial and Agricultural Show.
Twenty-year-old Michael Johannes Garbers from Stampriet, scooped up most of the available awards including the ultimate prize, Champion of Champions Trophy in the interbreed category.
Garbers said that he was pleased with the award since the grand champion ewe is also the mother of the ram. “The ram is extraordinary and I am proud of it. The judges made the right decision,” he said.
Garbers was quick to point out that credit should similarly be given to the animal and not the breeder alone. “Although I claim this prize, it is important to note that the ultimate winner here is the animal,” he emphasised. Garbers later thanked Bank Windhoek and his parents for their support. “I really appreciate it,” he said.
The Small Livestock Section awards was hosted in collaboration with Feedmaster and the Namibia Meat Board. Below are the list of winners in various Bank Windhoek sponsored categories:
Results – Small livestock
|Junior Champion Ewe||P Coetzee|
|Reserve Junior Champion Ewe||P Coetzee|
|Senior Champion Ewe||P Coetzee|
|Reserve Senior Champion Ewe||P Coetzee|
|Grand Champion Ewe||P Coetzee|
|Reserve Grand Champion Ewe||P Coetzee|
|Junior Campion Ram||P Coetzee|
|Reseve Junior Champion Ram||D van Vuuren|
|Senior Champion Ram||Zirk Coetzee|
|Reserve Senior Champion Ram||P Coetzee|
|Grand Champion Ram||Zirk Coetzee|
|Reserve Grand Champion Ram||P Coetzee|
|Junior Champion Ewe||Terrance Isaacs|
|Reserve Junior Champion Ewe||Gert van Wyk|
|Senior Champion Ewe||Gert van Wyk|
|Reserve Senior Champion Ewe||Ryno Mans|
|Grand Champion Ewe||Gert van Wyk|
|Reserve Grand Champion Ewe||Terrance Isaacs|
|Junior Champion Ram||Lauterbach|
|Reserve Junior Champion Ram||H&E Groenewald|
|Senior Champion Ram||Dino Strauss|
|Reserve Senior Champion Ram||Adriaan Louw|
|Grand Champion Ram||Dino Strauss|
|Reserve Grand Champion Ram||Lauterbach|