Brandt Farm Tops Iowa State Fair Super Bull Competition

231Z, Grand Champion Bull

DES MOINES – “231Z,” the 3,050 pound Simmi/Angus bull owned by Brandt Farms of Corning, outweighed the competition to win the Super Bull contest judged Thursday at the 2018 Iowa State Fair.

DLH Angus of Indianola, took second place with their 2,984 pound Angus bull, “DLH Upward 122,” and Bedwell Charolais of Osceola took third place with his 2,875 pound Charolais bull, “Quiet Riot.”

“231Z,” as well as the Big Boar and Big Ram, will be on display at the Iowa State Fair in the Cattle, Swine and Sheep Barns, respectively, through August 19.

 

Frequently ranked as one of the top events in the country, the Iowa State Fair is the single largest event in the state of Iowa and one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country. Annually attracting more than a million people from all over the world, the Iowa State Fair located at East 30th and East University, just 10 minutes from downtown Des Moines is Iowa’s greatest celebration with a salute to the best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. “Nothing Compares” to State Fair Moments, August 9-19, 2018. For more information, visit www.iowastatefair.org.