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ANNUAL REVIEW No. 38 Popes Princess Cleo - Beef Interbreed Champion at the Great Yorkshire Show 2017 & the Overall Beef Interbreed Champion at the Royal Welsh Show 2017

British Simmental Cattle Society Staff:

Neil Shand Chief Executive neil@britishsimmental.co.uk

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o further promote the fertility of our breed from 1st January 2018 any breeder selling (offering a bull for sale) at a Society sale which has been presale semen tested will receive £50 towards the cost of the test from the Society on receipt of a copy of the fertility report. • The fertility report must include the individual animals UK number and include the full fertility report. • Photo copies of originals and electronic copies will be accepted. The purchase of a bull can be the most expensive individual livestock purchase a commercial farmer will make and can have a serious negative impact on the profit of their herd if he proves infertile, and can also be a major reason for a purchaser not returning to an individual breeder or even breed.

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Comfort for both breeder and purchaser that the bull is fertile. It will put Simmental breed ahead of other breeds. Early identification of problem bulls Reduces risk of expensive post sale claims Can reduce insurance premiums.

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It’s only a snap shot on one day? Yes, it is but if he is fertile it confirms there is no fundamental issue affecting his fertility. He could become infertile after the test? Yes, he could but the knowledge that he has been fertile gives confidence and any problem may be addressed, eg infection. What if my best bull turns out infertile? It is better to find out pre-sale than after he has been sold. It’s expensive? It’s a small investment adding value to your product. Electro ejaculations doesn’t assess ability to serve? This is true but most infertile claims are due to semen quality. My vets don’t do it? There are large number of vets and para-professionals that carry out the service that will be prepared to travel to you. It doesn’t guarantee the semen will freeze? Correct but 90-95% of all bulls sold at Society Sales are purchased by commercial farmers to run and serve cows naturally.

Testing timeline- ideally within 3 months of the sale, however 3-6 months is acceptable. Semen testing is not a warranty, it is a guarantee that on a given day a bull was producing an acceptable quantity of viable semen with no defects capable of settling cows in calf. This voluntary initiative will run for a minimum of two years.

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A New Breeder’s Perspective Nik and Claire Shepherd, Blackfriar Simmentals

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5 September 2013. 11 pm. Three heifers purchased from the Leading Ladies Sale in Carlisle walked tentatively off the lorry and on to our holding in Berkshire, the culmination of a decision two years previously to fulfil a long-standing ambition to enter the pedigree market. Fast forward four years, a bunch of calves, our own stock bull and a move to a new farming opportunity in Northamptonshire later, and Neil Shand asked us to share our experiences of coming to the Society as a new breeder. Our first thoughts were: ‘Well that’s easy. Do your homework and keep your money in your pocket for a year longer than you planned.’ But what does that homework look like in practice? Starting a pedigree herd should not be a case of just buying a few animals at the first sale you go to or from the first breeder that you meet. It’s a long term game which demands a long term approach to planning. Attend as

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many Society sales as you can while leaving your money at home. If possible attend the whole cycle of sales in a calendar year. If you can take in a dispersal sale as well then so much the better. You are going to be making a significant outlay on your foundation females, so it is worth taking a few days out to research the sharp end of the market - but buy nothing. Build a picture of the type of animal you want, so that when you put your hand in your pocket you buy exactly that. Remember that there are different styles of animal within the breed. We’ll leave for another day the arguments over whether we should be breeding curly coated animals (but don’t let anyone pretend that two flat coated animals can’t throw a curly coated calf) or which colours should be preferred. You will read a lot about conformation and feet and there is much to be said for being discerning here. There are beef characteristics and there are show characteristics, but the one animal won’t

s I come to the end of my first year as President, I can say that the year has flown in and I have thoroughly enjoyed attending all the various events over this time. At the outset, I would like to thank Neil, Julie, Karen and Sue for their hard work on our behalf. The office management and day to day running of the Society business is in very safe hands. As it’s not always possible to attend every event across the U.K., I would like to thank Michael and all the other Council members for representing the Society at events throughout the year. Once again, we have returned a profit, bringing our reserves to a record £858k. Council is committed to returning some of these profits to members by subsidising scanning, pre-sale semen testing and also classification (no society administration charges). As we continue to look at our options regarding the office at Stoneleigh, there is no doubt that some of our reserves will be required, regardless of the decision made. It’s very pleasing to see the Breed well represented at Shows throughout the country, especially when Interbreed championships are claimed in strong competitions. Congratulations to all winners involved and to all members who take the time and make the considerable effort to show Simmentals. I am fully aware of the challenges involved in this, especially the TB issue in some areas. Our main sales in Stirling remain strong with record averages and good clearances. Council continue to look at ways to improve these even more, whilst at the same time remaining conscious of the fact that members do not want to be burdened with too many rules and regulations. It is however imperative that we investigate any way to stay a step ahead of our competitors, and increase the Simmental share in the marketplace. Sales in other areas are improving, with Carlisle being the main challenge. Hopefully the new Spring format will help in this area. The Society continued to support Shows, commercial farm walks and monitor farms throughout the year. Ian Willison’s monitor farm has progressed to the next level and will now look at milk supply and unproven against high accuracy bulls. Congratulations to Ian on reaching the final 3 in the Farmers Weekly Beef Farmer of the Year. The Young Members event this year at the Denizes herd in Lancashire was very well supported from all regions. Many thanks to the Barlow family for hosting an exceptional event and providing a full programme with something for everyone. Thanks also to David and Christine Loftus for entertaining the group on the second day and showing us their Blackpool herd as well as their maize maze.

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necessarily exhibit both. Some things are matters of personal preference, others more objective, but all have an impact on market and value. Make sure you know the market for the style you choose. You’ll hope to keep that animal for the next ten years or more – buy the best you can when you start and it will pay you back. We are fortunate to live in a world where we have never had so much data so easily available from a few taps on your phone. Does the type of animal that you are drawn to sell easily? In a slow market with 65% clearance at sales, would that style hold their value or have to be beefed? Is a cheaper heifer going to produce you profitable progeny? Will an animal that has won a bunch of rosettes throw sons that a commercial buyer will want? The answers to those questions are for you to determine, but they are questions you need to ask. Assess the breeders at the sales as well as the cattle. Remember you are buying the breeder as much as you are buying the stock. If you see a type of animal you like but say that you aren’t buying today, and the seller quietly hands you their business card and says ‘Come and see us some time’ then they are probably someone you can do business with. If they give you the hard sell and tell you that this animal is the best there is and there will never be another opportunity like today, then they’re probably not. And here’s another thing. Farming is probably the only industry where successful people will freely share their knowledge with you. A successful factory owner won’t invite their competitors in for a nose around, but any cattle breeder will usually be delighted to show you their herd. We have been privileged to enjoy farm visits to a number of breeders across England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. We have learned something new from every visit, and from every breeder who has come to visit us. You won’t want to buy from every breeder you visit, but the ones you have confidence in will stand out – they will be the ones who work hard to make sure you find the animal you want rather than the animal they want to sell you. New breeders are in an unrivalled position to make use of the tools available to assist buyers. You start with a blank canvas for your health status, meaning you can choose to buy only from those breeders with the health status that you are aiming for. There is no reason at all for you to buy in problems. Start as you mean to go on. EBVs are a sometimes controversial topic, but they are a useful tool if, and only if, you take time to read the guidance and understand the mechanics. Scrutinise not just the figures but also the data behind them. Is it a meaningful data set? Do not be afraid to ask the breeder how many calves from that sire have been performance recorded to produce the EBVs – the more the better. Remember that EBVs are a tool to assist decision making. Contrary to popular grumbling, no one advocates buying on EBVs alone. The latest tool available is female classification. Easy to understand and based on independent assessment rather than breeder supplied data, classification should

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Congratulations to all the Young Members who took part in the event and especially the winners and the 4 regional winners who will represent the Society in Denmark next year. Thanks also to Emma and everyone involved in the organisation of a very successful weekend. The inaugural meeting of the Futures Group was held in September. This was aimed at our Young Members who may be influential within the breed in later years. It is important to listen to fresh ideas from the younger generation and hopefully take these into account in future Council decisions. It’s always regrettable to see prominent herds being dispersed, as was the case with Thursford, Deerhurst and Sterling. We thank them sincerely for their dedication to the breed over many years. However these dispersals are always an excellent opportunity for new and existing members to strengthen their own herds. Congratulations to all from the Sterling herd on breaking the female record price twice during the dispersal, setting a new record of 28,000gns. The Stirling October Sale was disappointing in terms of clearance rate, but again the average increased. On top of a very difficult year with regard to the weather, we also sold quite a few young bulls at the dispersal sale, so possibly taking away some potential buyers later on. However, the Breed sold more bulls in total than any other at the sale. Many thanks to our retiring Council members Penny Lally, John Rixon and Aled Davies for their years of dedicated service to the Breed. Welcome to our new Council members Bridget Borlase, Jim Goldie and Anthony Davies and I hope they will enjoy their term representing members in their areas. Could I pass on my own personal sympathies and those of the Society to the families of members lost over the past year. Finally, many thanks to my vice President Michael for all his help and support, all Council members for giving their time and expertise and Neil and all the staff for making my first year as President very enjoyable.

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be something that helps any new breeder assess whether they are buying in to a cow family that consistently produces high quality progeny. If a seller has not moved towards classification then you should at least ask them why. The Blackfriar herd will undergo classification in 2018. Finally, an integral part of the new breeder experience is entering the world of showing, and it is little acknowledged that this can be an intimidating (and, yes, sometimes cliquey) environment. Even the smallest shows can vary in terms of how welcoming fellow breeders are to new exhibitors. This is all the more challenging to those of us who were not fortunate enough to cut our teeth in the young handler classes and are now too old to do so (although being asked by one judge if Nik, then aged 35, was planning on entering the young handler class that afternoon was a pleasant ego boost!). Small shows in particular can struggle to attract a significant field of entries, and we all owe a duty to support the organisers to ensure that showing retains a meaningful role, especially at a local level. We would recommend that anyone new to showing seeks out a buddy member to give them some support and advice at their first couple of shows, and we have found that most members are all too happy to do this. We are indebted to the Storer-Smiths and the Bishops for their help and encouragement at a number of shows. To those of you who might feel less pleased to see new faces at the show you have been entering for years, we would say that everyone was new to their jobs once, and in a tightening market with an average farmer age of 59, new participants represent an opportunity not a threat. If every member resolves to mentor just one new person at one show in 2018 imagine what that could do to raise the profile of our breed in the long run. We would be delighted to share our experiences (and mistakes!) with any new breeder who wants to get in touch. Come and see us some time. blackfriarsimmentals@gmail.com Nik 07788 354851 Claire 07962 448184

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Westridge increasing genetic gain with IVP

Gareth Ward has implanted seven fresh embryos resulting in five live calves, and he says the IVP process was simple, welfare friendly and cost effective. Each was by Grangewood Baron 10, the herd’s 19,000gns stock bull who is within the breed’s top 5%. “We have introduced IVP to take our 50 cow Westridge herd to the next level. Whilst it was established 15 years ago, we have recently taken a more focused approach to breeding bulls and replacement heifers for the marketplace, and are aiming for the herd to be within the breed’s top 10%,” explains Gareth who farms a mixed unit

Gavin Tait

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which also carries a 300 cow suckler herd with his father, Martyn based at Newbigging, Carnwath. “IVP is a service which is enabling us to select specific sires to cross to some of our best breeding females to produce high genetic merit progeny for sale. It will also help to widen the gene pool and provide us with more choice of homebred bulls – we are very focused on biosecurity and we minimise the number of purchases.” IVP was introduced to three of Westridge’s highest genetic merit females. “We had two very good cows coming to the end of their lives, plus another, Westridge Volvo Sheila who unfortunately was a problem breeder. “The collection process was so straight forward. In fact, that was the aspect of IVP which attracted us in the first place. We had previously used MOET which required a series of hormone injections for superovulation, we completed the process by the rule book, however we didn’t collect a single embryo. “In contrast, IVP requires no injections, consequently the donor cows don’t suffer any stress; we simply drafted them off for Gavin, the collection took approximately 20 minutes per animal and the AB Europe team offered a great level of service from beginning to end,” Gareth explains. “Just one straw of semen was used to cover all the ovum and the collection resulted in between three and seven fresh embryos per cow. “The recipients from our suckler herd were already housed, on a rising plane of nutrition and in condition score 3 when Gavin returned to implant the embryos and again, the job was very straight forward. The process has also had a spin off, Westridge Volvo Sheila is now naturally cycling and in calf.” He adds: “IVP is working really well for us, and we are planning to use again in order to continue accelerating the herd’s genetic progress; we’ve found a process that takes up little time, is more welfare friendly and what’s more it’s achieved success.”

MOET flushing in your herd

In-Vitro embryo Production (IVP) is a new cost effective, time efficient, welfare friendly service from artificial breeding technology company, AB Europe. IVP as a reproductive tool can accelerate embryo production from the UK’s superior animals to increase genetic gain.

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n Autumn 2016 the British Simmental Cattle Society brought in female classification as an option for all breeders, the main target being to further improve a breed that is undoubtedly the most improved of the Continental breeds in recent years. For many years now all major breeds both beef and dairy have been performance recording stock and proving bulls, it should be said however the dairy industry remains well ahead of beef on this front, however more and more beef EBV’s are being both requested and respected throughout the industry. So, what is the benefit of adding Female Classification? Presently at bull sales the sale animals EBV’s are displayed on or above the sale pen giving prospective buyers an indication of how the bull’s progeny will be born and how they will then perform as young stock moving on. All good and valuable information but then several questions get asked many times over at a sale “What does the mother look like?” “What is she like on her feet and legs?” “Has she got a good bag with good sizes teats?” “Is she a big cow?”. The introduction of Female Classification will put the final piece of the jigsaw in place and give prospective buyers a full picture of what they are getting and the type of cow that the bull or sale animal is out of. Breeders participating in the scheme will also get the benefit of their cattle being individually assessed by an independent party, as breeders are inclined not to be critical enough of their own stock.

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immental breeders are reaping rewards from introducing In-Vitro embryo Production (IVP), a new cost effective welfare friendly service from specialist artificial breeding technology company, AB Europe. The IVP procedure, which is destined to replace traditional MOET, has been successfully developed and proven in New Zealand where over 4,000 embryos are annually transferred. “IVP delivers all the benefits of MOET in enabling cattle breeders to exploit the value of their high genetic merit animals,” explains AB Europe vet, Gavin Tait. “The IVP process combines donor oocyte (eggs) collection, maturation and fertilisation, followed by a culture period and then either transfer or freezing of the subsequent embryos. AB Europe offers a unique on farm donor collection – a process that takes approximately 15 minutes per donor, thereby minimising stress.” The culture process follows in the company’s Edinburgh based £100k new state of the art laboratory. IVP is carried out by AB Europe’s highly skilled and committed staff who have been specifically trained in IVP techniques in New Zealand.

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In years gone by many of the senior stockmen/women would say they wouldn’t buy a bull without seeing its mother, with classification we get a very clear picture of what the mother looks like and all things good about her. The classification evaluation is broken down into four separate areas 1- Body Confirmation,2-Beef character,3-Legs and feet,4-Mammary. Classification can only occur when females are in milk and feeding a calf, each category has several components within which are individually assessed and then a final score is created for a female. First calved heifers cannot get the highest possible score, a female must have a minimum of 3 calves to get classified as excellent (EX). Starting from the bull sales at Stirling February 2017 we will see animals being sold with classification information in their background. All classification information is now added to the existing Society ABRI data base and prospective purchasers can now search the data base by classified herds/cattle. We have introduced this scheme not because we have faults within the breed but purely to keep us moving in the right direction. We have added another tool to give more information to buyers and to help breeders be more selective in the females they keep for further breeding, if you stand still nowadays you can get overtaken very quickly. To get your herd classified please contact the Society office, more information can be found at www. britishsimmental.co.uk

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British Simmental Council Members 2017 - 2018 NORTHERN IRELAND - Mr Robin Boyd (President) Slievenagh Farm, 78 Ballynafie Road, Portglenone, County Antrim, N Ireland, BT44 8DQ

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NORTH WEST - Mr Michael Barlow (Vice President) Four Oaks, Ulnes, Walton Lane,Nr Leyland, Lancashire, PR26 8LT Tel: 01772 601403 Mobile: 07921 674041 Email: m.barlow@barlowtrailers.co.uk

EAST ANGLIA - Mr Simon Key (Chairman of Shows & Sales South) Abbey Farm, Mundham, Loddon, Norwich, Norfolk, NR14 6EL Tel: 01508 528821 Mobile: 07843 277218 Email: simonkeyo@aol.com

MIDLANDS - Mr David Donnelly (World Simmental Federation Representative) Preserva (Midlands) Ltd, Atlow House,Moss Lane, Hulland Ward, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 3FB Tel: 01335 370362 Mobile: 07899906069 Email: david_preserva@aol.com

NORTH WEST - Mr A Tallentire High Griseburn, Gt Asby, Appleby, CA16 6QD Tel: 017683 51532 Mobile: 07812117249 Email: alantallentire500@gmail.com

WALES - MR ANTHONY DAVIES Milton Manor, Milton, Tenby, Pembrokeshire SA70 8PG Tel: 01646 651446 Mobile: 07919 354299 Email: antos.simm@gmail.com

NORTHERN IRELAND - Mr John Moore 115 Church Road, Coolesker, Beragh, Omagh, County Tyrone, N Ireland, BT79 0SB Tel: 02880 758453 Mobile: 0779 8892404 Email: omorga115@aol.com

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NORTHERN IRELAND - Mr Norman Robson (Vice Chairman of Finance) 106 Cogry Road, Doagh, Ballyclare, County Antrim, N Ireland, BT39 0PX Tel: 07968814182 Email: norman@kilbridefarm. co.uk

SCOTLAND - Mr Stewart Stronach Jnr (Chairman of Shows & Sales North) Maisley, Keith,Banffshire, AB55 5QH Tel: 01542 882294 Mobile: 07779782777 Email: stewart@berryleys.co.uk

SCOTLAND - Mr Jim Goldie Newbie Mains Farm, Annan, DumfriesshireDG12 5QY Tel: 01461 205135 Mobile: 07974122938 Email: jmjgoldie@aol.com

SOUTH EAST - Miss Bridget Borlase Sacombe Hill Farm, Sacombe Hill, Watton At Stone Hertfordshire, SG14 3NL Tel: 01920 830457 Mobile: 07850 443136 Email: info@bridgetbs.co.uk

SCOTLAND - Mr Iain Green Corskie, Garmouth, Fochabers, Moray, IV32 7NN Tel: 01343 870387 Mobile: 07831 808800 Email: iain@wjjgreen.co.uk


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s I come to the end of my first year as President, I can say that the year has flown in and I have thoroughly enjoyed attending all the various events over this time. At the outset, I would like to thank Neil, Julie, Karen and Sue for their hard work on our behalf. The office management and day to day running of the Society business is in very safe hands. As it’s not always possible to attend every event across the U.K., I would like to thank Michael and all the other Council members for representing the Society at events throughout the year. Once again, we have returned a profit, bringing our reserves to a record £858k. Council is committed to returning some of these profits to members by subsidising scanning, pre-sale semen testing and also classification (no society administration charges). As we continue to look at our options regarding the office at Stoneleigh, there is no doubt that some of our reserves will be required, regardless of the decision made. It’s very pleasing to see the Breed well represented at Shows throughout the country, especially when Interbreed championships are claimed in strong competitions. Congratulations to all winners involved and to all members who take the time and make the considerable effort to show Simmentals. I am fully aware of the challenges involved in this, especially the TB issue in some areas. Our main sales in Stirling remain strong with record averages and good clearances. Council continue to look at ways to improve these even more, whilst at the same time remaining conscious of the fact that members do not want to be burdened with too many rules and regulations. It is however imperative that we investigate any way to stay a step ahead of our competitors, and increase the Simmental share in the marketplace. Sales in other areas are improving, with Carlisle being the main challenge. Hopefully the new Spring format will help in this area. The Society continued to support Shows, commercial farm walks and monitor farms throughout the year. Ian Willison’s monitor farm has progressed to the next level and will now look at milk supply and unproven against high accuracy bulls. Congratulations to Ian on reaching the final 3 in the Farmers Weekly Beef Farmer of the Year. The Young Members event this year at the Denizes herd in Lancashire was very well supported from all regions. Many thanks to the Barlow family for hosting an exceptional event and providing a full programme with something for everyone. Thanks also to David and Christine Loftus for entertaining the group on the second day and showing us their Blackpool herd as well as their maize maze.

Robin Boyd President

Congratulations to all the Young Members who took part in the event and especially the winners and the 4 regional winners who will represent the Society in Denmark next year. Thanks also to Emma and everyone involved in the organisation of a very successful weekend. The inaugural meeting of the Futures Group was held in September. This was aimed at our Young Members who may be influential within the breed in later years. It is important to listen to fresh ideas from the younger generation and hopefully take these into account in future Council decisions. It’s always regrettable to see prominent herds being dispersed, as was the case with Thursford, Deerhurst and Sterling. We thank them sincerely for their dedication to the breed over many years. However these dispersals are always an excellent opportunity for new and existing members to strengthen their own herds. Congratulations to all from the Sterling herd on breaking the female record price twice during the dispersal, setting a new record of 28,000gns. The Stirling October Sale was disappointing in terms of clearance rate, but again the average increased. On top of a very difficult year with regard to the weather, we also sold quite a few young bulls at the dispersal sale, so possibly taking away some potential buyers later on. However, the Breed sold more bulls in total than any other at the sale. Many thanks to our retiring Council members Penny Lally, John Rixon and Aled Davies for their years of dedicated service to the Breed. Welcome to our new Council members Bridget Borlase, Jim Goldie and Anthony Davies and I hope they will enjoy their term representing members in their areas. Could I pass on my own personal sympathies and those of the Society to the families of members lost over the past year. Finally, many thanks to my vice President Michael for all his help and support, all Council members for giving their time and expertise and Neil and all the staff for making my first year as President very enjoyable.

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he BSCS has championed about health very strongly in the past 6 years and carries the phrase “promoting Health in breeding cattle” in all our advertising and promotional material. There was of course some resistance in 2010 and 2011 when the major sales rules on BVD and Johnes were introduced and also that all vendors be members of CHeCS approved schemes. So where has this lead us to date, in the past 5 years we have the highest average price increases across all breeds at Stirling and we continually have the highest clearance rates at Stirling, we have sold more bulls than the Charolais twice in this period, October 2013 and February 2016, something that was never achieved during the so called heydays of the 80s and 90s. Clearly this was not all down to Health Status, the cattle the breeders are producing have improved and the breed marketing strategy has improved and all these things are part of the “total package” and have driven the breed forward. As a Society IBR was the next logical disease to tackle, albeit with full knowledge of the complexity of the disease. We feel it is a vital step for all members to find out what their individual IBR status is - you cannot manage it if you don’t measure. Whilst there are still a few AI centres that will purchase bulls from a market the Society felt it was completely wrong to have all bulls tested and vaccinated and therefore take this potential sale opportunity away from breeders, regardless of how small it might be at this time. Between 80 and 90% of bulls sold at pedigree sales enter the commercial herd. There is no reason why these bulls should not also undergo the same vaccination, quarantine and test protocol. So the decision was made to start with heifers only, a far higher % of heifers sold through Society Sales remain in pedigree herds than bulls, therefore it was logical to try and protect the expanding herd or the new herd, whilst at the same time we are fully aware that we are not

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guaranteeing IBR free cattle, however we are reducing the risk and any action to reduce the risk should be encouraged. In the future this rule might be applied to bulls as well. Around 60% of heifers sold at society sales will go to pedigree herds, therefore a pedigree breeder wishing to establish or expand their herd and maintain a high health status can buy cattle with the best chance (but no guarantee) they are free from IBR and protected. The purchaser should seek comfort from purchasing stock that has been vaccinated with a marker inactivated vaccine, been blood tested clear of wild type IBR and has remained in quarantine since that date. The cattle cannot be presented as IBR free. This is deemed as the best that can be done to minimise the risk of a purchaser buying in IBR into his herd. For the avoidance of doubt a heifer will remain a heifer until she calves and becomes a calved heifer, therefore the rule applies to all maiden and in calf heifers. Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis (IBR) is a Bovine Herpes Virus. As with all Herpes viruses, once an animal has become infected, it remains infected for life, despite the development of a detectable immune response. The virus survives as a latent infection in nervous tissue and can be shed at any time especially when the animal is stressed. Cattle are the main source of the virus, virtually all farms with an IBR problem have bought it in. The main source of the virus is not animals with disease but animals that have recovered from disease, as these cattle still have the virus in their body (they are ‘latently’ infected). You should not buy antibody positive cattle if you are IBR free. Movement of such animals into a herd is often the source of new infections. Vaccination is an effective means of control, but this does not stop infected animals from shedding the virus at a later date. The aim of vaccination is


IBR Accreditation Programme •

An assortment of vaccines, vaccine courses and routes of administration are available. The table below summarises the more common vaccines and programmes for IBR. There are separate indications for managing abortion and foetal infection with IBR and also for calves younger than 3 months old. Please seek veterinary advice if this applies to your herd. There are two main types of vaccine one being a Live vaccine and the other is Inactive or dead. Within each category there are Marker and Non-marker vaccines. A Live vaccine is often used intra-nasally or into the muscle. When given intra-nasally the protection begins sooner but antibody levels are unlikely to be as high. As the virus is alive it can replicate in the animal and could theoretically ‘infect’ unvaccinated animals. Inactivated vaccines are never given by the intranasal route. The virus is inactive and cannot replicate within the animal. Antibody levels are generally high and long lasting. Marker vaccines were introduced to allow differentiation between cattle that are vaccinated and those that have been exposed to wild virus. It is impossible to differentiate the non-marker vaccines from natural exposure on a single blood sample. An animal vaccinated with a marker vaccine and exposed to wild virus will produce wild type and vaccine antibodies. Antibodies to IBR can be passed to the calf via colostrum. This will have an impact on when calves are vaccinated and blood samples taken from calves could be antibody positive for a number of months.

The IBR vaccinated and monitored free programme

This is applicable to herds which cannot achieve full double fencing biosecurity requirements and demonstrates that the herd is operating a marker vaccination programme and is free from IBR infection based on gE antibody testing. It is a lower level of health status compared to IBR accredited free herds.  • With permitted exceptions all stock over 12 months old should be marker vaccinated for IBR. • Sale animals or animals for export or potential AI should NOT be marker vaccinated and the vaccination protocols should be discussed with your vet.  • Two herd tests are carried out between 4 weeks and 12 months apart • All animals over 12 months of age and nonhomebred animals younger than 12 months are eligible for testing

If these 2 herd tests are clear then the herd is accredited as vaccinated and monitored free.

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Review and upgrade herd biosecurity programme to meet the rules of the scheme (see rules summary or CHeCS technical document). Test all animals of twelve months and older and all non-homebred animals. Where all animals test negative this is a clear first qualifying herd test. The second qualifying test can be carried out 1-12 months later. A clear test at that time confirms accredited status. Annual testing is required to maintain accredited status. This is done on a statistically based sample from each group of animals over 12 months of age. Vaccinated animals can enter accredited herds, contact your CHeCS provider to confirm % of herd.

Sale rules regarding IBR

As of October 2016, all heifers need to be isolated at least seven days prior to testing clear and vaccinated with an IBR marker vaccine, an inactivated IBR vaccine is preferred to live vaccine. Test positive animals should be removed and the process repeated 14 days following removal of test positives. Isolation facilities as per CHeCS or own country government approved, Defra etc. Cattle vaccinated as young calves can still be isolated and tested for IBR wild type after vaccination, testing differentiates between marker vaccine and actual virus, a booster would then be required pre-sale. Testing timeline pre-sale as per CHeCS- less than 12 weeks. A heifer will be classed as such until the first calf is born. Non-marker vaccines will not be accepted. Entries from Accredited herds need only to be vaccinated. All vaccination dates and the type of vaccine used need to be clearly stated on your HHD. We accept and understand that this will not guarantee that cattle going through a market will remain IBR free but it is the first step in taking the breed ahead of the competition regarding IBR.

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to reduce the intensity and duration of the disease and to reduce shedding of the virus. Vaccination will always be more effective when used prior to exposure as prevention, rather than as control following infection.


Dead/Inactive Marker Vaccine Types VACCINE

MNFCTR

Bovilis IBR Marker Inac

MSD

MARKER

DOSE

COURSE

Yes

2ml i/m

Twice 4 weeks apart Over 3 months old

BOOSTER

ALSO COVERS

6 months

Rispoval IBR-Marker Inactivated

Zoetis

Yes

2ml s/c

Twice 3-5 weeks apart

Bovalto Ibraxion

Merial

Yes

2ml i/m

Twice 3 weeks apart

6 months

MARKER

DOSE

COURSE

BOOSTER

Yes

1ml per Nostril i/n or i/m

Single Over 3 months old

6 months

Single or Twice 3-5 weeks apart for high risk

6 months or 12 months if boosted with Inactive

ONSET OF IMMUNITY 3 weeks

2 weeks

Live Marker Vaccine Types VACCINE

MNFCTR

Bovilis IBR Marker Live

MSD

ALSO COVERS

ONSET OF IMMUNITY 4 days

Rispoval IBR-Marker Live

Zoetis

Yes

2ml i/m or i/n

Hiprabovis IBR Marker Live

Hipra

Yes

2ml i/m

Twice 3 weeks apart

6 months

14 days

21 days in 7 days in

Non-Marker Vaccines VACCINE

MNFCTR

MARKER

DOSE

COURSE

BOOSTER

ALSO COVERS

Rispoval 4

Zoetis

No

5ml i/m

2 inj twice 3-4 weeks apart

6 months

BVD, PI3, RSV,

Imuresp RP

Zoetis

No

2ml i/n

Single if over 10 weeks old

6 months

PI3

Tracherine

Zoetis

No

2ml i/n

Single if over 10 weeks old

6 months

i/n Intranasal

i/m Into the muscle

s/c Under the skin

If in doubt contact your vet, our Society vet or your CHeCS health scheme for further information.

Gareth Boyes BVMS DBR MRCVS Society Vet

Neil Shand Chief Executive – On and behalf of the Society Council Gareth Boyes was appointed as our Society Vet in 2016 Should you have any concerns or enquires about your own animal’s health, Gareth can be contacted at: gwboyes@hotmail.com

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4 days 4 days


INITIATIVE COMMENCING SPRING 2018.

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o further promote the fertility of our breed from 1st January 2018 any breeder selling (offering a bull for sale) at a Society sale which has been presale semen tested will receive £50 towards the cost of the test from the Society on receipt of a copy of the fertility report. • The fertility report must include the individual animals UK number and include the full fertility report. • Photo copies of originals and electronic copies will be accepted.

The purchase of a bull can be the most expensive individual livestock purchase a commercial farmer will make and can have a serious negative impact on the profit of their herd if he proves infertile, and can also be a major reason for a purchaser not returning to an individual breeder or even breed.

Advantages;

• Comfort for both breeder and purchaser that the bull is fertile. • It will put Simmental breed ahead of other breeds. • Early identification of problem bulls • Reduces risk of expensive post sale claims • Can reduce insurance premiums.

FAQs on Semen testing;

• It’s only a snap shot on one day? Yes, it is but if he is fertile it confirms there is no fundamental issue affecting his fertility. • He could become infertile after the test? Yes, he could but the knowledge that he has been fertile gives confidence and any problem may be addressed, eg infection. • What if my best bull turns out infertile? It is better to find out pre-sale than after he has been sold. • It’s expensive? It’s a small investment adding value to your product. • Electro ejaculations doesn’t assess ability to serve? This is true but most infertile claims are due to semen quality. • My vets don’t do it? There are large number of vets and para-professionals that carry out the service that will be prepared to travel to you. • It doesn’t guarantee the semen will freeze? Correct but 90-95% of all bulls sold at Society Sales are purchased by commercial farmers to run and serve cows naturally. Testing timeline- ideally within 3 months of the sale, however 3-6 months is acceptable. Semen testing is not a warranty, it is a guarantee that on a given day a bull was producing an acceptable quantity of viable semen with no defects capable of settling cows in calf. This voluntary initiative will run for a minimum of two years.

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VOLUNTARY SEMEN TESTING


ENTROPIES

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ntropion is a condition where the eyelashes contact the surface of one or both eyes as a result of the eyelid turning in. Most commonly noted in the lower lid This can cause irritation and weeping of the eye followed by clouding, ulcers and ultimately blindness. There are various ways to define the condition. Primary entropion occurs where there is too much eyelid skin for the conformation of the skull and size of eyeball. Secondary entropion is as a result of another condition such as dehydration or pain. Secondary entropion can also be defined as spastic entropion and is caused where pain on the surface of the eye from a foreign body such as straw or from trauma such as a halter injury causes the defect. Primary entropion is clearly a genetic and heritable defect. Secondary entropion

is not necessarily a genetic defect but can be as a result of a genetic predisposition.  By the very nature of the Simmental breed - “large elastic eyelids, eyelashes are standing in-front of more elastic, thicker, frilled skin around the eyes”- there is a predisposition to the development of the condition. If it is likely that this can be passed on genetically then animals with this problem should not be retained for breeding. Surgical correction can be carried out to correct entropion provided the predisposing cause is also managed. This is appropriate to alleviate suffering in the animal but is not acceptable as a means to disguise the condition to allow a bull to be sold for breeding.

Gareth Boyes

CUSTOMERS WHO HAVE BOUGHT CALVING CAMERAS FROM FARMERS EYE. “Should have installed the cameras years ago. Couldn’t do without them now.“ Gary Christie – Rockytop Herd Checks yer livestock in the shed Saves ye risin oot yer bed Money weel spent an easy ti install For peace o mind gie Chris a call. Poem by Angela Christie – Rockytop Herd “Great system with a great service ,has totally transformed our calving , wouldn’t want to calve without it now!! “ Stewart Stronach Jnr – Islavale Herd

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“Chris installed a camera for us in July 2015, an investment that has proved extremely worthwhile. Accessible wherever and whenever you want, the latter stages of pregnancy are now far easier to manage; cows can be monitored without being disturbed both leading up to and during calving, then following birth, the camera again allows cows to be left settled whilst you can ensure calves get to feet and suckle. Definitely one of our better purchases!” Robert Macgregor – Team Herd


FOCUS ON

Focus on OUR

Vice President MICHAEL BARLOW

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fter being brought up with my grandfather pushing me to carry on the tradition of breeding Northern Dairy Shorthorns, I saw my first Simmental x heifer calves when I was 8 years old, you could say I’ve been obsessed with the breed ever since. With the chance to go to Simmental 78 at Bingley Hall at 14 years old, bought with all 420gns I had – Willingale Freeze, bred 9 heifers and one bull. With one daughter producing Perth champion Milnafau Vagabond, later selling at 10,500gns. Now we are proud to produce 6-8 bulls annually for the February sale, with our most recent consignment averaging 6,800gns for 7 in February 2017. We also run the oldest UK established herd of Meuse Rhine Issel, dual purpose dairy cattle that we produce milk for Arla. Whilst being a major partner at our Ifor Williams distributorship, selling on average 10 trailers every day of the year. We run a large hire fleet of every conceivable type of trailer, self-drive horse boxes and motorhome sales.

Q

What car do you drive?

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What is your favourite drink?

Toyota Hilux

Ginger ale

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Have you ever broken the law? Not yet

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Favourite Film?

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Favourite Holiday Destination?

Pretty Woman

New Zealand

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What is your taste in music? Elvis Presley

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Favourite Book? Breed annual review

If you weren’t doing your present job what would you like to do? Stockbroker

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Best Simmental Achievement to date? Torn between breeding the top price male and female at Stirling 2011, and winning back to back Royal Highland Champion 2015/2016 with the same animal.

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Council Members NORMAN ROBSON

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farm in partnership with my father Billy and my brother Michael at Kilbride Farm where we run a herd of 100 pedigree Simmental cows as well as a commercial herd of 340 sows producing over 9000 finished pigs a year. The Simmental herd was founded in 1971 with 4 heifers from the first importation into Northern Ireland followed by another 6 in 1972. The herd has gradually grown over the years mainly with home produced females along with a few selective purchases in the early years. Through our selective breeding program, we have had several recognised achievements over the years. One of our stock bulls Moncur Sensation was the first Simmental to win the interbreed title at Balmoral Show. We currently hold the record of 7 supreme championships at the Perth/Stirling bull sales. I am now entering my 4th year on the Simmental council and enjoy the challenges it brings. Presently I am Chairman of UFU Pigs Committee and have previously been Deputy President of UFU, Chairman of the Ulster Pork and Bacon Forum (marketing organisation) and Pig ReGen (research organisation). I have a keen interest in sport, especially rugby and golf.  I played scrum half for 30 years and had the privilege of playing beside 4 international out halves and against 10 international scrum halves. I now enjoy playing golf which is slightly easier on the body but very frustrating. I am married to Jill and together we have a 16-year-old daughter Charlotte and a 14-year-old son Angus.

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What car do you drive?

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What is your favourite drink?

Ford Mondeo

Guinness

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Have you ever broken the law? Probably have but didn’t get caught.

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Favourite film?

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Favourite holiday destination?

The Hangover

Portstewart

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What is your taste in music? Anything I can sing along to.

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Favourite Book?

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If you weren’t doing your present job what would you like to do?

Stirling catalogue

Rugby pundit

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Best Simmental achievement to date? Standing 1st 2nd 3rd at Stirling with 3 bulls by Kilbride Farm Warren out of multi generation Kilbride Farm cows

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Young Members FRANK GWYNNE

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live at Castlewigg Farm where we run about 90 Pedigree Simmental cows, 3 of which are part of my Castlewigg Simmental herd I got to pick a heifer for my 13th Birthday to start my herd. I’m currently sitting my Highers and hope to then go on and study agriculture. I enjoy being a Simmental young member, going on trips to look at other people’s herds. Meeting other young members and making new friends I enjoyed going to the Young Show Stars in Malvern representing the Simmental society and also going to show and sales, I can see a future in the Simmental breed they are a pleasure to work with, docile, excellent mums and do the job from a bag of milk not a bag of feed.

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What is your favourite food? Mixed grill

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Favourite Film?

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Favourite Holiday Destination?

Blue Planet

Florida

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What is your taste in music?

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Favourite Book?

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To date who has had the biggest influence on you and your herd?

Anything loud

Facebook

First cow of my own Chestermann Bernard Stella

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If you weren’t doing your present job what would you like to do? Farmer

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Best Simmental Achievement to date? Beating Dad at the local shows

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Young Members DAFYDD GWYNNE

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would like to play rugby as a profession. I am a Simmental young member, I have travelled to Wales, Norfolk and Preston. I won ÂŁ500 off a heifer at the first trip and bought a heifer at the leading ladies sale in Carlisle. I went to Malvern this year to take part in the National Young Show Stars event and learned a lot and gained a lot of experience. I enjoy working with my cows as they are so quiet and I can see Simmentals being in my life forever.

Q

What is your favourite food?

Q

Favourite Film?

Q

Favourite Holiday Destination?

Bacon and Egg Roll The Lion King

Marbella

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What is your taste in music?

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Favourite Book?

Q

To date who has had the biggest influence on you and your herd?

Rave Jonny Wilkinson Autobiography

The first cow of my own Chestermann Ringleader Lulu 3 because of her size and her length

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If you weren’t doing your present job what would you like to do? Play professional rugby

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Best Simmental Achievement to date? Getting reserve junior champion at the Scottish National Show 2015 with my first cow Lulu

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Focus on commercial customer needs!

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ell once again the weather was the talking point at the end of 2017, but the cattle did the talking for us through the spring sales and summer shows season. All spring sales were successful, and Newark was particularly pleasing with both good numbers and good cattle proving just what could be achieved. It’s a great testament to breeders that the breed continues to be in demand in a tough market and is also easily the most improved beef breed over the past 10 years. The summer shows were very successful for the breed, and the interbreed successes of Popes Princess Cleo a real credit to the Wood family! I must also mention the YM weekend courtesy of the Barlow and Loftus families, our YM are still buzzing from it yet! Robin has already commented on the notable herds that dispersed for various reasons this year and there is no point in duplication, however for the breed record for females to be smashed twice in 40 minutes during the Boddington dispersal is worthy of repetition. The bull sale at Stirling in October was disappointing, well the clearance was, there were several reasons for it, we sold 12 young bulls at the dispersal and another 14 after the sale, so in total we sold 89, this was still more than any other breed and more than the Shorthorn, Angus and Limousin put together. However, the bottom line is October bull demands are changing and as I have said in the past we need more autumn born calves to be sold as 20-22 month old bulls in the spring. The May sale at Stirling will continue to grow and the October sale will continue to shrink, this is being driven by commercial customers who make up in excess of 90% of our sales, breeders need to consider this, failure to have enough bulls to market at the right time of year may give opportunities to our competitors. We have been flying at Stirling with big clearances at record averages until October when we took a kicking, we take it, make sure quality is maintained and step on again.  It may be worth pointing out that other breeds add their after sales onto clearances at Stirling, we have never done

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that, the membership are entitled to have the real facts. There are a lot of concerns about Brexit, all the signs are that there will be continued support and until there is something proper to debate we shouldn’t get overly excited about speculation and scaremongering by so called experts. Looking briefly into 2018 we have committed to be gold sponsors of both NBA beef events, firstly at Dungannon in February and then at Shrewsbury in May, as well as all the regular events you will see us attending throughout the year. I hope to see a good uptake in the semen testing initiative in 2018, every extra box we can tick will help to keep us ahead of our competitors, ideally 100% of all bulls at Society sales semen tested would be perfect, however if we achieve in excess of 80% in the first year it would be a good starting point. At Stirling in October the stats were simple and clear, semen tested bulls averaged £1000 per head more than nonsemen tested bulls. In early January we sadly learned about the passing of Hector Macaskill, Hector was Society President in 2009/2010 and a long-standing Council member who had served the breed with extreme dignity, professionalism and pride, as well as being one of our most respected judges. Our thoughts go out to his wife Fiona and daughters Kirsty, Marjory, Rhona and Jenny as well as their extended families at this very sad time. A hugely respected father figure of the breed will be greatly missed by all. Neil Shand


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By Neil Shand

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huge and varied list of events were attended in 2017 as we continue to engage with commercial customers across the whole Country. Our first event was on the 14th February at Westridge, Lanark, a SRUC event held courtesy of Martin, Joanne and Gareth Ward,

focusing on suckler cow management. We saw a number of our regular customers and potential new customers, many of which we would see again within the week at the Stirling Bull sales.

The NBA beef event was next on the list, held this year at Stoneleigh Park in the old cattle building previously used for the Royal Show. Whilst this made set up and supporting the stand within walking distance from the office, it was

an event which suffered overall from lack of foot fall due to not only its location but being scheduled close to other events on the agri calendar.

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May 31st saw the Scottish Sheep event held at Kinnahaird Farm, Contin, Strathpeffer, Ross-shire. The family run approx. 140 Simmental x suckler cows. This was a very busy and successful event and kindly hosted by mother and daughter, Dorothy Clark and Amy Grant.

In June we set off for the Scottish Beef event at Duns, Berwickshire in the Scottish borders, this is where this year’s weather started to go wrong, with the farm tours abandoned in the afternoon due to safety reasons as trailers were sliding around in the mud. However, this was one of the best attended events of the year, with our stand continually busy with customers and enquiries. We were also very pleased to win the best Breed Society stand award.

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Westray has approx. 32 farms and in 4 hours we attempted to visit them all and invite the owners to join us on the stand at the County Show on Saturday - we managed 28 before we had to get the next ferry to Papa Westray, this took 20 minutes and we met all four farmers from Papa Westray on the docks as they all work at the harbour when the boats come in. The challenges facing suckler farmers on the Island are unique with either two ferries and 6 hours in a lorry or three ferry journeys to get to the nearest abattoir in Aberdeenshire. On Saturday we were fortunate to share a stand at the County Show with Orkney Livestock Market and it was pleasing to meet some of the farmers with whom we had dropped invitations to on both Westray and Papa Westray we reached parts no other Breed Society has ever reached before.

Cattle coming to mainland Orkney from Papa Westray are loaded onto a specially designed and built float and then the float is lifted onto the ferry. Orkney Livestock Market then organise the float to be collected from the ferry, emptied, washed and returned to the docks for sailing back to Papa Westray.

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Then in August, a trip with a difference to Orkney, accompanied by Peter Burgess and Alan Tallentire. Orkney has a land mass of approx. 990km2, is made up of 70 Islands of which no more than 19 are inhabited, population is just under 20,000. Orkney is the densest populated area in Europe for cows with in excess of 25,000 cows over the Islands. If we were to say every bull gets 40 cows and they are all spring calving (which they are not) their bull requirement in the spring could be 625 bulls, therefore its clearly a market worth looking after. We started the trip by attending the Dounby Show on Thursday 10th August, for the Islanders this is the second biggest show and is less than 20 miles from the major show, distances and territories on the Islands mean more than you would think. We saw several of our regular bull customers at the show. On Friday we went to Westray and then Papa Westray accompanied by Steven Sandison and his nephew John.


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The winter events started with the Beef Expo, one of the best events on the calendar, although this year all the winter events had poorer attendances, especially if it was a fine day.

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A very successful open day was held at Newbiemains on Saturday 2nd September courtesy of Jim and Patricia Goldie and sons. The event was supported by the North-West club and is well reported on their club report.


Next was the Agrifest event (renamed from Beef South West) It was very pleasing to again win the Best Beef Breed stand at this event too.

The second last event was the English Winter Fair, again a very popular event with good turnouts from both the public and club members there to help out.

As ever, the last event of the year was the Welsh Winter fair, this year’s fund raising was for the Brecon Mountain Rescue Team in memory of James Corfield so tragically lost during the summer show. We were delighted to win the Reserve Breed Society Stand to round off a record year for recognition of our promotional displays.

Agrifest English Winter Fair

None of these events are possible without the efforts of club members and those who provide cattle for stands, therefore a special mention and thank you to the North West Club, South West Club, Midlands club and the Welsh Club and to those that have provided cattle for these events - Ian Willison, Jim and Patricia Goldie, David Cornthwaite, Ivan Pearson and Kenny Eynon. Also, to Storer Smith Events for providing the stand etc at the English Winter fair. Neil Shand

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have been exceptional, the presentation of he inaugural meeting of the futures the cattle and those exhibiting them was of group took place at Carlisle on the the highest order. 28th and 29th of September 2017. The process of attending a Society Sale This group was created to try and lay the can take more than 3 years preparation, foundations for improved regional sales from planned mating to point of sale, for by selecting an active group of breeders example if the animal is 18-20 months old. who will have a major say in our breed’s It seems odd after this length of planning development moving forward. The group is and effort that in a few cases the final effort not exhausted and those unable to attend is lacking in terms of presentation in the the first meeting will still be invited to “shop window”. future meetings. The next meeting is scheduled to take The first challenge for the group was to place in between the two Spring Carlisle identify causes of mixed sales at Carlisle sales. in terms of quality and condition of cattle forward. Without, in the first instance, offering suggestions on how to improve this. We also had excellent presentations from Bridget Borlase on knowing your customer requirements and from Adrian Ivory on the cost of production.   We attended Carlisle market on the Friday morning where “other breeds” were having Society Sales. Whilst the Bridget Borlase explaining the value of “knowing your customer requirements” quality of cattle may not Adrian Ivory- knows every single cost of his beef and arable enterprise.

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Profitability A

First

by Ian Willison

t Williamwood we run 100 autumn calving sucklers of which 15 are pedigree Simmentals, all cattle are run together on a 9-week calving block - AI for 6 weeks and homebred sweepers for 3 weeks. Bulls are chosen from the pedigrees based on their performance records and fertility, fleshing ability and conformation of dams. Having had the misfortune to use a non-fertile bull, all bulls for use or sale as breeders are now semen tested. To lose 3 weeks on 30 cows could mean 30 calves 30 kg lighter, each at a total cost of £1800, it costs less than £200 to test a bull - a no brainer for me, and these cows can calve later the following year and so on. This year after choosing what we needed there was another bull in my opinion good enough to go to Carlisle in March. For me to sell a bull at the sales he would have to be performance recorded, in a health scheme, have good legs and feet, good locomotion, be out of a vg or ex dam, be semen tested and above all be good enough to cover all extra costs and leave a profit. For us to fatten bulls we achieve 420 kg dead at 12.5 months u+ fat grade 3 achieving £1650 so, our sale bull has a value of 

£1650 at say 13 months

so, 5 months extra feed to get to sale day

£300

time for breaking and prep

£300

semen test

£75

time on day, transport, society and market fees 

£500

profit to be worth doing

£500

pedigrees, already performance tested and health schemed so no extra cost                                                             Total

£3325

So, if the bull isn’t good enough to achieve this we won’t take him to the sale and risk losing £1300 in costs we will sell him under 16 months for £1700 and at a profit. After visiting the sales last Spring, I saw that semen tested bulls did make more money. I also saw a small number of bulls that had poor legs feet and locomotion, these bulls didn’t achieve a bid let alone the £3325 needed to make a profit, as a commercial farmer I just could not see the point when these bulls could have been sold for a profit 5 months earlier.  By Ian Willison

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A New Breeder’s Perspective Nik and Claire Shepherd, Blackfriar Simmentals

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5 September 2013. 11 pm. Three heifers purchased from the Leading Ladies Sale in Carlisle walked tentatively off the lorry and on to our holding in Berkshire, the culmination of a decision two years previously to fulfil a long-standing ambition to enter the pedigree market. Fast forward four years, a bunch of calves, our own stock bull and a move to a new farming opportunity in Northamptonshire later, and Neil Shand asked us to share our experiences of coming to the Society as a new breeder. Our first thoughts were: ‘Well that’s easy. Do your homework and keep your money in your pocket for a year longer than you planned.’ But what does that homework look like in practice? Starting a pedigree herd should not be a case of just buying a few animals at the first sale you go to or from the first breeder that you meet. It’s a long term game which demands a long term approach to planning. Attend as

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many Society sales as you can while leaving your money at home. If possible attend the whole cycle of sales in a calendar year. If you can take in a dispersal sale as well then so much the better. You are going to be making a significant outlay on your foundation females, so it is worth taking a few days out to research the sharp end of the market - but buy nothing. Build a picture of the type of animal you want, so that when you put your hand in your pocket you buy exactly that. Remember that there are different styles of animal within the breed. We’ll leave for another day the arguments over whether we should be breeding curly coated animals (but don’t let anyone pretend that two flat coated animals can’t throw a curly coated calf) or which colours should be preferred. You will read a lot about conformation and feet and there is much to be said for being discerning here. There are beef characteristics and there are show characteristics, but the one animal won’t


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necessarily exhibit both. Some things are matters of personal preference, others more objective, but all have an impact on market and value. Make sure you know the market for the style you choose. You’ll hope to keep that animal for the next ten years or more – buy the best you can when you start and it will pay you back. We are fortunate to live in a world where we have never had so much data so easily available from a few taps on your phone. Does the type of animal that you are drawn to sell easily? In a slow market with 65% clearance at sales, would that style hold their value or have to be beefed? Is a cheaper heifer going to produce you profitable progeny? Will an animal that has won a bunch of rosettes throw sons that a commercial buyer will want? The answers to those questions are for you to determine, but they are questions you need to ask. Assess the breeders at the sales as well as the cattle. Remember you are buying the breeder as much as you are buying the stock. If you see a type of animal you like but say that you aren’t buying today, and the seller quietly hands you their business card and says ‘Come and see us some time’ then they are probably someone you can do business with. If they give you the hard sell and tell you that this animal is the best there is and there will never be another opportunity like today, then they’re probably not. And here’s another thing. Farming is probably the only industry where successful people will freely share their knowledge with you. A successful factory owner won’t invite their competitors in for a nose around, but any cattle breeder will usually be delighted to show you their herd. We have been privileged to enjoy farm visits to a number of breeders across England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. We have learned something new from every visit, and from every breeder who has come to visit us. You won’t want to buy from every breeder you visit, but the ones you have confidence in will stand out – they will be the ones who work hard to make sure you find the animal you want rather than the animal they want to sell you. New breeders are in an unrivalled position to make use of the tools available to assist buyers. You start with a blank canvas for your health status, meaning you can choose to buy only from those breeders with the health status that you are aiming for. There is no reason at all for you to buy in problems. Start as you mean to go on. EBVs are a sometimes controversial topic, but they are a useful tool if, and only if, you take time to read the guidance and understand the mechanics. Scrutinise not just the figures but also the data behind them. Is it a meaningful data set? Do not be afraid to ask the breeder how many calves from that sire have been performance recorded to produce the EBVs – the more the better. Remember that EBVs are a tool to assist decision making. Contrary to popular grumbling, no one advocates buying on EBVs alone. The latest tool available is female classification. Easy to understand and based on independent assessment rather than breeder supplied data, classification should

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be something that helps any new breeder assess whether they are buying in to a cow family that consistently produces high quality progeny. If a seller has not moved towards classification then you should at least ask them why. The Blackfriar herd will undergo classification in 2018. Finally, an integral part of the new breeder experience is entering the world of showing, and it is little acknowledged that this can be an intimidating (and, yes, sometimes cliquey) environment. Even the smallest shows can vary in terms of how welcoming fellow breeders are to new exhibitors. This is all the more challenging to those of us who were not fortunate enough to cut our teeth in the young handler classes and are now too old to do so (although being asked by one judge if Nik, then aged 35, was planning on entering the young handler class that afternoon was a pleasant ego boost!). Small shows in particular can struggle to attract a significant field of entries, and we all owe a duty to support the organisers to ensure that showing retains a meaningful role, especially at a local level. We would recommend that anyone new to showing seeks out a buddy member to give them some support and advice at their first couple of shows, and we have found that most members are all too happy to do this. We are indebted to the Storer-Smiths and the Bishops for their help and encouragement at a number of shows. To those of you who might feel less pleased to see new faces at the show you have been entering for years, we would say that everyone was new to their jobs once, and in a tightening market with an average farmer age of 59, new participants represent an opportunity not a threat. If every member resolves to mentor just one new person at one show in 2018 imagine what that could do to raise the profile of our breed in the long run. We would be delighted to share our experiences (and mistakes!) with any new breeder who wants to get in touch. Come and see us some time. blackfriarsimmentals@gmail.com Nik 07788 354851 Claire 07962 448184

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n Autumn 2016 the British Simmental Cattle Society brought in female classification as an option for all breeders, the main target being to further improve a breed that is undoubtedly the most improved of the Continental breeds in recent years. For many years now all major breeds both beef and dairy have been performance recording stock and proving bulls, it should be said however the dairy industry remains well ahead of beef on this front, however more and more beef EBV’s are being both requested and respected throughout the industry. So, what is the benefit of adding Female Classification? Presently at bull sales the sale animals EBV’s are displayed on or above the sale pen giving prospective buyers an indication of how the bull’s progeny will be born and how they will then perform as young stock moving on. All good and valuable information but then several questions get asked many times over at a sale “What does the mother look like?” “What is she like on her feet and legs?” “Has she got a good bag with good sizes teats?” “Is she a big cow?”. The introduction of Female Classification will put the final piece of the jigsaw in place and give prospective buyers a full picture of what they are getting and the type of cow that the bull or sale animal is out of. Breeders participating in the scheme will also get the benefit of their cattle being individually assessed by an independent party, as breeders are inclined not to be critical enough of their own stock.

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In years gone by many of the senior stockmen/women would say they wouldn’t buy a bull without seeing its mother, with classification we get a very clear picture of what the mother looks like and all things good about her. The classification evaluation is broken down into four separate areas 1- Body Confirmation,2-Beef character,3-Legs and feet,4-Mammary. Classification can only occur when females are in milk and feeding a calf, each category has several components within which are individually assessed and then a final score is created for a female. First calved heifers cannot get the highest possible score, a female must have a minimum of 3 calves to get classified as excellent (EX). Starting from the bull sales at Stirling February 2017 we will see animals being sold with classification information in their background. All classification information is now added to the existing Society ABRI data base and prospective purchasers can now search the data base by classified herds/cattle. We have introduced this scheme not because we have faults within the breed but purely to keep us moving in the right direction. We have added another tool to give more information to buyers and to help breeders be more selective in the females they keep for further breeding, if you stand still nowadays you can get overtaken very quickly. To get your herd classified please contact the Society office, more information can be found at www. britishsimmental.co.uk


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Females classified in 2017 with a score of Excellent, Very Good or Good Plus ANIMAL NAME

BLACKPOOL DEE BLACKPOOL BLUEBELL BLACKPOOL FLOSSY BLACKPOOL FLO BLACKPOOL GINGER BLACKPOOL ALEXIA BLACKPOOL FRIESHA BLACKPOOL GRETA BLACKPOOL GERANIUM BLACKPOOL GLADIOLI BLACKPOOL DIEDRE ANIMAL NAME

GREENFIELDS WILLOW BEN-NANT BRILLIANT GRANGEWOOD ANNABEL GERAWIL DANNIBEL GERAWIL FLORA BEN-NANT BUDDUG GERAWIL EYRA GERAWIL EMPRESS GERAWIL FLOSSY CHAPMAN TRIENTALIS’S ASH GERAWIL BELLOW GERAWIL FANNABEL ANIMAL NAME

HALLWAY WANDA HALLWAY DIAMOND OAKHILL HEIDI 7 HALLWAY BLISS HALLWAY BRITNEY HALLWAY COTTON HALLWAY CORNETTO HEATHBROW SUSANNA’S BRANDY HALLWAY SUSANNA’S ECLIPSE RANFURLY KLEEB 33RD E1 HALLWAY FLASH BURYTOWN AMETHYST HALLWAY DOLLAR GIRL HALLWAY FREDA HEATHBROW CLAIRE’S BEAUTY HALLWAY WINNIE’S DAZZLER RANFURLY STELLA 8TH E16 HALLWAY EEYORE FORTRESS FLORENCE MAY ANIMAL NAME

HOCKENHULL CLAIRE 21ST HEATHBROW TABITHA LAUBE SWALLOWHILL VIENNA DIRNANEAN KITTY 2ND DIRNANEAN WINNIE W7 HEATHBROW STARDUST (P) HOCKENHULL GIRLIE 22ND DARSHAM REAL TREASURE HEATHBROW SUPERSTAR HEATHBROW HANNADANTE’S BOUNTY HEATHBROW SARAH’S DIAMOND HOCKENHULL CLAIRE 15TH DIRNANEAN SARAH S8 HEATHBROW TREASURE ETTA HEATHBROW TAMMY DEBRA HEATHBROW VALENTINE HOCKENHULL GIRLIE 49TH HEATHBROW MALVENAS BREEZE HEATHBROW CARAMEL HEATHBROW DUCHESS HEATHBROW SARAH’S ELEGANCE DIRNANEAN CALYPSO D1 HEATHBROW GIRLIE’S FREESIA HEATHBROW CRYSTAL STAR HEATHBROW ELEANOR’S STAR HEATHBROW FIZZY HEATHBROW CC FANNY HEATHBROW FANTASTIC RACEVIEW EMERALD ALICIA600

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VG VG VG VG VG VG GP GP GP GP GP

88 87 86 86 86 85 84 83 83 82 81

CLASSIFICATION SCORE

EX EX VG VG VG VG VG VG VG GP GP GP

92 90 87 87 87 86 86 85 85 82 82 82

CLASSIFICATION SCORE

EX EX EX EX VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG GP GP GP GP GP GP GP

92 91 90 90 88 88 87 87 87 87 86 86 84 83 83 83 83 81 81

CLASSIFICATION SCORE

EX EX EX EX EX EX EX EX EX EX EX EX EX EX EX EX EX EX EX EX VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG

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93 92 92 92 92 91 91 91 91 91 91 91 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 90 89 88 88 87 87 87 87 87 87

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3 4 2 2 1 5 1 1 1 1 3

BLACKPOOL BOSTON 10 BLACKPOOL RAWHIDE BLACKPOOL CHRISTIAN 11 BLACKPOOL DAVID 12 BLACKPOOL CARLETON 11 BLACKPOOL RADAR BLACKPOOL CHRISTIAN 11 BLACKPOOL ELLIS 13 BLACKPOOL CARLETON 11 BLACKPOOL CARLETON 11 BLACKPOOL BOSTON 10

J DAVID LOFTUS J DAVID LOFTUS J DAVID LOFTUS J DAVID LOFTUS J DAVID LOFTUS J DAVID LOFTUS J DAVID LOFTUS J DAVID LOFTUS J DAVID LOFTUS J DAVID LOFTUS J DAVID LOFTUS

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6 4 5 2 1 6 2 2 1 5 3 1

CORSKIE PILOT SAMARK SUPERMAN TILBROOK TURPIN BAR 5 P SA EVOLUTION 418S KILBRIDE FARM COMBER 11 SAMARK SUPERMAN POPES BARCLAY 10 BAR 5 P SA EVOLUTION 418S KILBRIDE FARM COMBER 11 HEYWOOD STATESMAN BRINKTON BRILLIANT POPES BARCLAY 10

D E & D AT LLOYD D E & D AT LLOYD D E & D AT LLOYD D E & D AT LLOYD D E & D AT LLOYD D E & D AT LLOYD D E & D AT LLOYD D E & D AT LLOYD D E & D AT LLOYD D E & D AT LLOYD D E & D AT LLOYD D E & D AT LLOYD

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7 3 7 5 5 4 4 5 2 2 1 5 3 1 5 3 2 2 1

HEATHBROW THIERRY HOCKENHULL ABADAN 09 BEECHES NASHVILLE HEATHBROW THIERRY HEATHBROW THIERRY HOCKENHULL ABADAN 09 HOCKENHULL ABADAN 09 HOCKENHULL RED RUM HEATHBROW BUSTER 10 OMORGA VOLVO HEATHBROW BUSTER 10 CORSKIE RADIUM HEATHBROW BUSTER 10 HEATHBROW BUSTER 10 DIRNANEAN SALVADOR HEATHBROW BUSTER 10 SEABANK FLINT HEATHBROW BUSTER 10 KEELDRUM SCHUBERT

MR. B. HARDING MR. B. HARDING MR. B. HARDING MR. B. HARDING MR. B. HARDING MR. B. HARDING MR. B. HARDING MR. B. HARDING MR. B. HARDING MR. B. HARDING MR. B. HARDING MR. B. HARDING MR. B. HARDING MR. B. HARDING MR. B. HARDING MR. B. HARDING MR. B. HARDING MR. B. HARDING MR. B. HARDING

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6 9 8 5 8 11 10 8 7 5 3 10 9 7 9 7 5 5 4 3 2 2 1 4 2 1 1 1 2

KILBRIDE FARM NEWRY HOCKENHULL KRAMER WHITEMIRE KING KONG HALENOOK PANACHE BURNDENNETT SPAIN SLIEVENAGH FANTASTIC BLACKFORD HARVESTER SALISBURY CHALLENGER WHITEMIRE KING KONG HEATHBROW VANCOUVER HEATHBROW ALLSTAR 09 9 BLACKFORD HARVESTER STARLINE NELSON HOCKENHULL KRAMER HOCKENHULL KRAMER HEATHBROW NIAGARA DIRNANEAN SOLOMAN HOCKENHULL KRAMER DIRNANEAN WELCOME 1 DIRNANEAN WELCOME 1 CELTIC COMET ARKMILL FRANKLYN DIRNANEAN WELCOME 1 HOCKENHULL KRAMER DARSHAM PLAYBOY DIRNANEAN WELCOME 1 CELTIC COMET DIRNANEAN WELCOME 1 MILNAFUA GRADUATE

D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED


ANIMAL NAME

KILLIWORGIE NATASHAS CHRISSIE KILLIWORGIE GRACES CAMELIA KILLIWORGIE NATALIES CLARISSA KILLIWORGIE CYNTHIA KILLIWORGIE ERIN KILLIWORGIE ELIZA KILLIWORGIE COURTNEY KILLIWORGIE CLEOPATRA KILLIWORGIE SNOWDROPS EVITA KILLIWORGIE MIRANDAS EMERALD KILLIWORGIE ELDERFLOWER ANIMAL NAME

LOPEMEDE KOO 4 LOPEMEDE DIVA LOPEMEDE CLEMATIS LOPEMEDE ACORN 5 LOPEMEDE RENDITION4 LOPEMEDE DELIGHTFUL 2 LOPEMEDE VITA 4 LOPEMEDE DAMSON 2 LOPEMEDE ESTHER LOPEMEDE VENUS3 LOPEMEDE GABRIELLA LOPEMEDE GLENDA LOPEMEDE GALWAY LOPEMEDE GIGI LOPEMEDE VERA 4TH LOPEMEDE GEMMA LOPEMEDE DAPHNE 2 LOPEMEDE GERRY LOPEMEDE GINNY LOPEMEDE ASH 2 LOPEMEDE GENEVA LOPEMEDE CUTE BARBARA 3 LOPEMEDE GILLIAN LOPEMEDE CHERRY3 LOPEMEDE VISION 4 LOPEMEDE ANGELA 2 ANIMAL NAME

NEWBIEMAINS WEE GENI BARN WINNIE NEWBIEMAINS BRANDY INNERWICK BELLE NEWBIEMAINS AWESOME MONADUFF TESS NEWBIEMAINS BETTINA MONADUFF RED RUBY NEWBIEMAINS AGGIE HAZELDEN RACHEL 4TH NEWBIEMAINS ABBIE DABI MONADUFF RED RUBY NEWBIEMAINS COCOA POPS NEWBIEMAINS CALL ME A STAR NEWBIEMAINS EMERALD KYLESTON FAYE NEWBIEMAINS FIRE CRACKER NEWBIEMAINS FANTA NEWBIEMAINS FLO WOODHALL FIDELITY NEWBIEMAINS FABREGE NEWBIEMAINS FANDABIDOSIE CRUITHILL FANCY 2

VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG GP GP GP GP

87 87 86 86 86 86 85 85 84 83 82 82

CLASSIFICATION SCORE

EX EX EX VG VG VG VG VG VG GP GP

91 90 90 87 87 87 86 85 85 84 83

CLASSIFICATION SCORE

EX EX VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG GP GP GP GP GP GP GP GP GP GP GP GP GP

90 90 88 87 86 86 86 86 85 85 85 85 85 84 84 83 83 83 83 83 83 82 82 81 81 81

CLASSIFICATION SCORE

EX EX EX EX EX EX EX EX EX VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG

93 (EX2) 93 (EX2) 93 (EX2) 93 (EX2) 92 (EX2) 92 (EX2) 91 (EX2) 91 90 89 88 88 87 86 86 86 86 86 86 86 86 86 86

6 2 5 2 1 1 5 2 2 5 6 3

HOCKENHULL KRAMER CURAHEEN TYSON HEATHBROW VANCOUVER DIRNANEAN WELCOME 1 DIRNANEAN WELCOME 1 DIRNANEAN WELCOME 1 STERLING NELSON 2ND DARSHAM PLAYBOY DARSHAM PLAYBOY HEATHBROW MISCHIEF DIRNANEAN TELSTAR 1 DIRNANEAN WELCOME 1

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HEATHBROW HANNADANTE ABBIE DIRNANEAN GIRLIE E31 HEATHBROW BLOSSOM LAUBE HEATHBROW EMERALD STAR HEATHBROW FANCY HEATHBROW FRANCESCA SKERRINGTON TWINKEL 6TH HEATHBROW ESTELLE HEATHBROW DANDIE LAUBE HEATHBROW APRIL HEATHBROW WAIKIKI HEATHBROW TWINKEL’S DESTINY

D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED

NO OF CALVES

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OWNER

4 3 4 3 2 1 3 3 1 1 1

LAKESIDE WARRIOR LAKESIDE WARRIOR LAKESIDE WARRIOR LAKESIDE WARRIOR DINTON NAUTICAL DINTON NAUTICAL LAKESIDE WARRIOR LAKESIDE WARRIOR LAKESIDE WARRIOR LAKESIDE WARRIOR LAKESIDE WARRIOR

MR S A GUMMOW MR S A GUMMOW MR S A GUMMOW MR S A GUMMOW MR S A GUMMOW MR S A GUMMOW MR S A GUMMOW MR S A GUMMOW MR S A GUMMOW MR S A GUMMOW MR S A GUMMOW

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OWNER

8 4 5 1 5 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

GLEBEHILL NUT LOPEMEDE ALFREDO 09 HEATHBROW NIAGARA HESTEHAVEN EBENHARD HEATHBROW NIAGARA LAMHOJ FENRIK HESTEHAVEN EBENHARD LAMHOJ FENRIK KPS ARGYLE 09 HESTEHAVEN FENRIK MOLDAU ERASMUS LAMHOJ FENRIK HESTEHAVEN FENRIK HESTEHAVEN EBENHARD HESTEHAVEN FENRIK KPS ARGYLE 09 LAMHOJ FENRIK KPS ARGYLE 09 HESTEHAVEN FENRIK MOLDAU ERASMUS HESTEHAVEN EBENHARD LYKKE FILUR HESTEHAVEN EBENHARD KPS ARGYLE 09 HESTEHAVEN EBENHARD MOLDAU ERASMUS

J RIXON LTD J RIXON LTD J RIXON LTD J RIXON LTD J RIXON LTD J RIXON LTD J RIXON LTD J RIXON LTD J RIXON LTD J RIXON LTD J RIXON LTD J RIXON LTD J RIXON LTD J RIXON LTD J RIXON LTD J RIXON LTD J RIXON LTD J RIXON LTD J RIXON LTD J RIXON LTD J RIXON LTD J RIXON LTD J RIXON LTD J RIXON LTD J RIXON LTD J RIXON LTD

NO OF CALVES

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OWNER

7 9 5 5 6 8 4 10 7 2 6 10 3 4 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

KILBRIDE FARM RAINMAN PASTUREHOUSE REVEL HOCKENHULL RED RUM INNERWICK TORNADO KILBRIDE FARM RAINMAN HILLCREST NAUGHTY KILBRIDE FARM RAINMAN MONADUFF JEWEL ANNICK TALISKER DELFUR AVENGER 09 9 KILBRIDE FARM RAINMAN MONADUFF JEWEL KILBRIDE FARM RAINMAN BLACKFORD ALBATROSS 09 BLACKFORD ALBATROSS 09 DIRNANEAN COMRADE 11 BLACKFORD ALBATROSS 09 BLACKFORD ALBATROSS 09 NEWBIEMAINS DAZ 12 CURAHEEN COMMANCHE ET (SV) KILBRIDE FARM RAINMAN LISGLASS CHURCHILL 11 CURAHEEN WAKEMAN

JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE

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Females classified in 2017 with a score of Excellent, Very Good or Good Plus NEWBIEMAINS FLIRTINI NEWBIEMAINS FANCY THAT NEWBIEMAINS FABLE NEWBIEMAINS FRANGIPANNI DIRNANEAN MEISE G9 NEWBIEMAINS GEM NEWBIEMAINS FLITZ WOODHALL FIFI DERMODY FANCY NEWBIEMAINS FABULOUS ME NEWBIEMAINS FLORA WOODHALL FALLON WOODHALL FLORIE WOODHALL FILOMENA NEWBIEMAINS FLORIDA NEWBIEMAINS FANDANGO NEWBIEMAINS GIVE IT BAM NEWBIEMAINS GLADRAGS CAHANAGH FEILEACAN NEWBIEMAINS BLINKING BRILLIANT NEWBIEMAINS DOLLYBURD NEWBIEMAINS EYECATCHER NEWBIEMAINS FARRAGH NEWBIEMAINS FLO NEWBIEMAINS FUCHSIA WOODHALL FAHIJTA NEWBIEMAINS GOLDIES JUBILEE NEWBIEMAINS GIVEMETHAT WOODHALL GENNIFER NEWBIEMAINS GOTTA STAR ANIMAL NAME

POPES PRINCESS CLEO CURAHEEN TATIANA (ET) POPES NELLYS PRINCESS POPES NELLYS SUPRISE SKERRINGTON RHONA 21ST POPES NELLY’S AMETHYST POPES PRINCESS TINKERBELLE SWALLOWHILL WHISPER POPES PRINCESS BELLA POPES PRINCESS DAFFODIL POPES NELLYS DAZZLER POPES WHISPERS DELLA RANFURLY BLENDE 5TH F11 CLONGUISH DIAMOND POPES TRIXIE-BELLE POPES NELLYS DARLING POPES PRINCESS DIANA AUROCH EBONY (ET) POPES TRIXIE BELLE 3 POPES TRIXIES DAISY DUKE KINNINMONTH ANDREA 5TH POPES FAUNA POPES FROLIC CLONGUISH EMPRESS POPES PRINCESS ELLA POPES FABULOUS EYES POPES NELLYS DREAM DIRNANEAN TARKA F8 POPES NELLYS FRECKLES POPES PRINCESS BLUEBELLE KINNINMONTH ANDREA 3RD POPES WHISPERS FIREFLY DENIZES NELLY ANIMAL NAME

RANFURLY WEIKEL 12TH D15 RANFURLY WEIKEL 11TH D3 RANFURLY KLEEB 29TH C25 RANFURLY LADY DIANA 16TH C8 RANFURLY WEIKEL 12TH E12

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85 85 85 85 85 85 84 84 84 83 83 83 83 83 83 83 83 83 83 82 82 82 82 82 82 82 82 82 81 81

CLASSIFICATION SCORE

EX EX EX EX EX EX EX EX EX EX EX VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG GP GP GP GP GP GP GP

95 92 91 91 91 91 90 90 90 90 90 88 88 88 87 87 87 87 87 86 86 86 86 86 85 85 84 84 83 82 82 82 80

CLASSIFICATION SCORE

EX EX VG VG VG

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91 90 87 86 85

2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 4 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

KILBRIDE FARM RAINMAN LISGLASS CHURCHILL 11 LISGLASS CHURCHILL 11 LISGLASS CHURCHILL 11 RANFURLY CONFEDERATE C24 11 LISGLASS CHURCHILL 11 LISGLASS CHURCHILL 11 CURAHEEN COMMANCHE ET (SV) CURAHEEN VIO BLACKFORD ALBATROSS 09 LISGLASS CHURCHILL 11 CURAHEEN COMMANCHE ET (SV) CURAHEEN COMMANCHE ET (SV) CURAHEEN COMMANCHE ET (SV) NEWBIEMAINS DAZ 12 NEWBIEMAINS DAZ 12 BLACKFORD ALBATROSS 09 LISGLASS CHURCHILL 11 NEWBIEMAINS CHARLIE 11 MONADUFF VISION NEWBIEMAINS BUCKANEER 10 BLACKFORD ALBATROSS 09 BLACKFORD ALBATROSS 09 NEWBIEMAINS DAZ 12 BLACKFORD ALBATROSS 09 RACEVIEW ALL-STAR KK NEWBIEMAINS DAZ 12 BLACKFORD ALBATROSS 09 RACEVIEW ALL-STAR KK LISGLASS CHURCHILL 11

JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE

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4 8 10 10 9 5 8 6 5 3 3 3 1 3 5 3 3 1 3 3 1 1 1 2 2 1 2 1 1 4 4 1 5

BANWY WONDERBOY DIRNANEAN JACOB SALISBURY CHALLENGER CORRICK MAJOR STERLING NELSON 2ND BRINKTON SOVREIGN GRETNA HOUSE SUPERSONIC 1063 CELTIC ROCK POPES TONKA BANWY WONDERBOY BANWY WONDERBOY BANWY WONDERBOY WHITEMIRE KING KONG KILBRIDE FARM NEWRY BLACKFORD SOUL MAN BANWY WONDERBOY BANWY WONDERBOY CURAHEEN TYSON KILBRIDE FARM NEWRY BRINKTON SOVREIGN POPES BARCLAY 10 ATLOW AWESOME 09 ATLOW AWESOME 09 MILTON LORD TIFFANY CAMUS BRANDY BANWY T-REX BANWY WONDERBOY RANFURLY CONFEDERATE C24 11 ATLOW AWESOME 09 GRETNA HOUSE SUPERSONIC 1063 POPES LAIRD KILBRIDE FARM COMBER 11 DRIPSEY SUPER KING ET

M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD

NO OF CALVES

SIRE

OWNER

3 3 3 3 3

HILLCREST VALENTINE HILLCREST CHAMPION LYKKE SIRIUS CLEENAGH FLASHER EISENHERZ (PP)

MR W D HAZELTON MR W D HAZELTON MR W D HAZELTON MR W D HAZELTON MR W D HAZELTON


ANIMAL NAME

STORERSMITH BUTTERSCOTCH HOCKENHULL SNOW QUEEN 42ND STORERSMITH BUBBLE STORERSMITH BRAMBLE SCARTHINGWELL VANITY STORERSMITH DARLING STORERSMITH ELECTRA STORERSMITH DOMINO STORERSMITH ECHO STORERSMITH FIREFLY STORERSMITH DREAMBOAT ANIMAL NAME

WELSTON ELGAR’S ALPHA TASCHA WELSTON TASCHA’S TIPPER WELSTON ASPEN’S TASCHA WELSTON TIPPERS AVRIL WELSTON ALPHA AVRIL 3RD WELSTON PERRY’S NERO BESSIE MILTON VALDA BRIDGEMOUNT CLARA SEAVIEW ANNAKELL PENWERN BUTTERCUP WELSTON FRONTIERS AVRIL SHILOH CANDY 11 405 WELSTON RORY’S BRANDY AVRIL WELSTON ASPEN BESSIE WELSTON CINCINNATI ANNAKELL WELSTON COMBER’S K TASCHA CLONAGH ANGEL MILTON APPLE KNOCKANE BRENDA DYFED HEATHER HONEY 16TH WELSTON ASPEN’S VALDA WELSTON BARCLAY ANNABEL WELSTON A MANS WELCOME WELSTON A MANS ELKE WELSTON KING CLARA WELSTON KING KARINA WELSTON COMBER’S HONEY 2ND WELSTON TIPPERS VANISH WELSTON ASPEN PRUDENCE WELSTON JAZZI ANGEL WELSTON COMBER’S HONEY WELSTON KING AVRIL 3RD WELSTON BARCLAY’S AVRIL ANIMAL NAME

WILLIAMWOOD GENTIAN SAPLING BASILIA WILLIAMWOOD GLENDA 3RD CAISTOR EMPRESS 23RD WILLIAMWOOD BLUTE 4 WILLIAMWOOD HAZEL 4 WILLIAMWOOD EMPRESS 4 WILLIAMWOOD EMPRESS 3

CLASSIFICATION SCORE

EX EX EX EX EX VG VG VG VG VG GP

92 91 90 90 90 87 86 86 85 85 82

CLASSIFICATION SCORE

EX EX EX EX VG VG VG VG VG VG GP

92 91 91 90 88 88 88 87 87 87 83

CLASSIFICATION SCORE

EX EX EX EX EX EX EX EX VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG VG GP GP GP GP GP GP GP GP

94 92 91 90 90 90 90 90 88 87 87 87 86 86 86 86 86 86 86 85 85 85 85 85 85 84 83 82 82 82 82 82 81

CLASSIFICATION SCORE

EX EX VG VG VG GP GP GP

91 91 89 88 86 84 83 80

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CRAIGHILL NUMBER ONE CRAIGHILL NUMBER ONE FORSDALE LUCKY CHARM FORSDALE LUCKY CHARM BLACKFORD SOUL MAN FORSDALE LUCKY CHARM SAPLING VAQUERO ATLOW CROWN 11 ATLOW CROWN 11 ATLOW CROWN 11 ATLOW CROWN 11

M/S R P & R E SMITH M/S R P & R E SMITH M/S R P & R E SMITH M/S R P & R E SMITH M/S R P & R E SMITH M/S R P & R E SMITH M/S R P & R E SMITH M/S R P & R E SMITH M/S R P & R E SMITH M/S R P & R E SMITH M/S R P & R E SMITH

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HOCKENHULL MAVERICK BLACKFORD HARVESTER BLACKFORD HARVESTER HOCKENHULL MAVERICK POPES LAIRD STORERSMITH BRAVEHEART 10 GLENTURK ROLEX GLENTURK ROLEX HOCKENHULL RED RUM POPES BARCLAY 10 HOCKENHULL RED RUM

MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH

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AGARDSLEY ELGAR WELSTON TIPPER JENNALYN ASPEN WELSTON TIPPER WELSTON ALPHA 09 WELSTON PERRY MILTON SIRLOIN CURAHEEN TYSON SEAVIEW TOMMY PENWERN WILLIAM CAMUS FRONTIER SAMARK SUPERMAN CAMUS BRANDY JENNALYN ASPEN FALONDENE CINCINNATI 11 KILBRIDE FARM COMBER 11 BANWY T-REX CAIRNVIEW SNAZZY CURAHEEN VIO PENWERN WISEMAN JENNALYN ASPEN POPES BARCLAY 10 SILVER BIRCH A MANS A MAN 09 SILVER BIRCH A MANS A MAN 09 BROOKWOOD ALLA KING JENNALYN ASPEN KILBRIDE FARM COMBER 11 WELSTON TIPPER JENNALYN ASPEN SILVER BIRCH A MANS A MAN 09 KILBRIDE FARM COMBER 11 BROOKWOOD ALLA KING POPES BARCLAY 10

MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES MR A G DAVIES

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BLAKEWELL SUBZERO CRAIGHILL NUMBER ONE POPES LAIRD EXODUS (PP) OMORGA VOLVO OMORGA VOLVO STARLINE DECISION WILLIAMWOOD CENTURION 11

MR I W WILLISON MR I W WILLISON MR I W WILLISON MR I W WILLISON MR I W WILLISON MR I W WILLISON MR I W WILLISON MR I W WILLISON

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ANIMAL NAME

SAPLING VANITY SAPLING WREN SAPLING REBECCA SAPLING REGINE SAPLING DESTINY SAPLING PIXIE SAPLING DIXIE SAPLING FANTASIA SAPLING FREYA SAPLING FERN SAPLING FRANZIPAN


Simmental breeders reaping rewards from IVP New cutting-edge technology replacing MOET

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immental breeders are reaping rewards from introducing In-Vitro embryo Production (IVP), a new cost effective welfare friendly service from specialist artificial breeding technology company, AB Europe. The IVP procedure, which is destined to replace traditional MOET, has been successfully developed and proven in New Zealand where over 4,000 embryos are annually transferred. “IVP delivers all the benefits of MOET in enabling cattle breeders to exploit the value of their high genetic merit animals,” explains AB Europe vet, Gavin Tait. “The IVP process combines donor oocyte (eggs) collection, maturation and fertilisation, followed by a culture period and then either transfer or freezing of the subsequent embryos. AB Europe offers a unique on farm donor collection – a process that takes approximately 15 minutes per donor, thereby minimising stress.” The culture process follows in the company’s Edinburgh based £100k new state of the art laboratory. IVP is carried out by AB Europe’s highly skilled and committed staff who have been specifically trained in IVP techniques in New Zealand.

Westridge increasing genetic gain with IVP

Gareth Ward has implanted seven fresh embryos resulting in five live calves, and he says the IVP process was simple, welfare friendly and cost effective. Each was by Grangewood Baron 10, the herd’s 19,000gns stock bull who is within the breed’s top 5%. “We have introduced IVP to take our 50 cow Westridge herd to the next level. Whilst it was established 15 years ago, we have recently taken a more focused approach to breeding bulls and replacement heifers for the marketplace, and are aiming for the herd to be within the breed’s top 10%,” explains Gareth who farms a mixed unit Gareth Ward

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which also carries a 300 cow suckler herd with his father, Martyn based at Newbigging, Carnwath. “IVP is a service which is enabling us to select specific sires to cross to some of our best breeding females to produce high genetic merit progeny for sale. It will also help to widen the gene pool and provide us with more choice of homebred bulls – we are very focused on biosecurity and we minimise the number of purchases.” IVP was introduced to three of Westridge’s highest genetic merit females. “We had two very good cows coming to the end of their lives, plus another, Westridge Volvo Sheila who unfortunately was a problem breeder. “The collection process was so straight forward. In fact, that was the aspect of IVP which attracted us in the first place. We had previously used MOET which required a series of hormone injections for superovulation, we completed the process by the rule book, however we didn’t collect a single embryo. “In contrast, IVP requires no injections, consequently the donor cows don’t suffer any stress; we simply drafted them off for Gavin, the collection took approximately 20 minutes per animal and the AB Europe team offered a great level of service from beginning to end,” Gareth explains. “Just one straw of semen was used to cover all the ovum and the collection resulted in between three and seven fresh embryos per cow. “The recipients from our suckler herd were already housed, on a rising plane of nutrition and in condition score 3 when Gavin returned to implant the embryos and again, the job was very straight forward. The process has also had a spin off, Westridge Volvo Sheila is now naturally cycling and in calf.” He adds: “IVP is working really well for us, and we are planning to use again in order to continue accelerating the herd’s genetic progress; we’ve found a process that takes up little time, is more welfare friendly and what’s more it’s achieved success.”


IVP

FOR UK CATTLE BREEDERS

Cutting edge technology to replace traditional MOET flushing in your herd

In-Vitro embryo Production (IVP) is a new cost effective, time efficient, welfare friendly service from artificial breeding technology company, AB Europe. IVP as a reproductive tool can accelerate embryo production from the UK’s superior animals to increase genetic gain.

MOET

IVP

One

Four

Two to three

One (approx four donors)

Average number of embryos per collection

Four

Three

Pregnancy rate from frozen embryos

50%

50%

Pregnancy rate from fresh embryos

60%

65%

£100 +

£0

Multiple injections

0

13 times

Once

Collections per month Semen straws per donor

Cost of veterinary drugs for programming donor Super ovulatory drugs required for donor programme Donor cattle handling

IVP delivers all the benefits of traditional MOET in enabling Simmental breeders to exploit the value of their high genetic merit animals, however it has many more advantages which in turn result in IVP being a more time efficient, more cost effective and more welfare friendly service for your donors. AB Europe provides both an onfarm and on-centre collection service performed by highly skilled, experienced and approachable staff. AB Europe vet, Gavin Tait BVMS MRCVS

AB Europe - delivering to UK cattle breeders the latest technology, keeping them one step ahead Contact

AB Europe - Edinburgh centre 01875 614 500

cattle@abreeds.co.uk

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By Eirian Lloyd BACKGROUND A year ago, I ventured on my 1st Agiibition trip and after that wonderful week I did say, in the words of Arnie, “I’ll be back!” Well a year has flown by and here I am again! This year would be quite different as I’m here as an invited guest of Bruce Holmquist, General Manager of Canadian Simmentals and this year’s Agribition President. There were 2 major events happening this week, the 50TH Anniversary of Canadian Simmentals and also the America’s Convention with representatives from all parts of Canada, America and South America. So, I knew I was in for good week!

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Flew out to Regina via Calgary, in the company of Aled Davies. This time everything went to plan and didn’t have any Visa problems!

MONDAY 20TH NOVEMBER 2017

I met up with Aled on the Monday, along with Rachel and Anwen from Wales who had travelled a few days earlier. The three were staying in another hotel but only a few hundred yards away. We headed off in the shuttle for our 1st day at the show. 1st stop was the International Visitors Centre to pick up our name tags and Show passes for the week. This is where the most amazing week began!

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When I walked in to the Centre, I was greeted by huge cheers and hugs, the staff at the Centre had recognised me from my trip last year, I was overcome with emotion! After that emotional encounter we went down to the Simmental Cattle barn, with the 50th Celebrations happening it was much bigger than last year with even more exhibitors. The first person I saw was Vernon Wheatland Simmentals, straight away he asked me to pull up a chair for a chat! At that point the other 3 went their own way around the Show to have their very own Show experience. As I’d had a taste of the Show last year I was more than happy in chatting to the exhibitors. After


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Vernon I spoke to many more such as Tyler Libke of Sunny Valley Simms and Rob & Deanne Young, High Country Simmentals. That night I met up with the other three for food.

TUESDAY 21ST NOVEMBER

Today was America Conference day. There were 6 speakers who spoke about how America and Canada are using DNA profiling and Genetic Evaluation in testing bulls and relevant traits in feed efficiency and carcass merit such as marbling, similar to Holsteins for assessing dairy bulls. This was a very interesting day. Later in the evening I attended the Conference Banquet where I met up with Carla and Dana Hicks, the sisters I met last year. We had a great night catching up on the past year, they had experienced a drought and of course in Wales we had rain!

WEDNESDAY 22ND NOVEMBER

Simmental show Day today. I spent the day with Carla whilst Dana worked in the Visitors Centre. That evening there was a barbeque before the Big Simmental sale. This year there were 50 lots to mark the 50th anniversary. Carla and Dana joined me for the sale and I bought Lot 4, a flush from a Double Bar D cow next March with a choice of bulls available out there. When my name and where I came from was announced I had a great big round of applause from all at the Show! I was the only buyer outside of Canada. Lot 5, daughter of the flush donor I bought went for the top price of $29,000, Carla and I were under bidders for this one. Another great day!

THURSDAY 23RD NOVEMBER

I went with Carla to see our last year’s purchases. They’ve been flushed a few times last Spring, now they’re in calf and looking great. Big thanks to Carla for the work she’s put into them! Back in Agribition, again met up with Dana and Carla. This was their last day at the Show, it was wonderful to catch up with them who I now count as friends, after plenty of big hugs they went home.

FRIDAY 24TH NOVEMBER

Today I went to visit a few Simmental farms near Regina to see some cattle coming up in future sales. Then back at the Show and met up with Bruce who asked me to attend the President’s Farewell Dinner for the representatives from South America. At the dinner Bruce presented me with an Anniversary Buckle, only 50 had been produced especially for this event. This was given to me due to the commitment I had shown towards the Simmentals and that I had come out again to Agribition on my own merit and without the backing of British Simmentals. This made my effort well worthwhile. At the dinner I had a chat with Fred Schuetze, President of the World Simmental Fleckvieh Federation. I had met him in the week and he invited me out to the World

Conference in Fort Worth, Texas being held in September 2018. It has been wonderful to meet new people on this trip which has opened up even more new opportunities. After dinner there were a number of thanks given by the South American representatives. Bruce asked me to give those delegates an insight into the UK Simmentals. Hope it wasn’t recorded because I’ve said before we’re lagging behind as breeders for what the world market wants, South Americans are going for it - they were my personal comments. After that, they all wanted a picture of me on stage. My family would know that I don’t do public speaking or have never been seen on any stage but the welcome I have had, had given me the confidence to do this, and this again would be another day I’d never forget! And then what a night…. drinking with the South Americans!

SATURDAY 25TH NOVEMBER

I woke up with a very bad hangover after drinking with the Mexicans and Columbians. Back to the show where the Supreme Champions were crowned. I haven’t said much about the Show, someone else will be doing that. Saturday night, my last night, I was invited out to dinner by the ladies running the International Visitors Centre. Another great and emotional night. Even more so than last year, I have been made to feel extremely welcome. I have been to many provinces over the years, but without hesitation the people of Saskatchewan are the warmest and friendliest I have met. The Canadian Simmentals have also shown unbelievable generosity by offering to pay for my whole trip! This has been a life changing week! Very BIG THANK YOU to Bruce Holmquist, the Canadian Simmentals and the people of Saskatchewan. The BIGGEST THANKS IS FOR DELYTH - without her at home this trip wouldn’t have happened.

SUNDAY 26TH NOVEMBER

Back to the Airport, and back home after another awesome trip!

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ome of the Welsh Simmental club members decided to venture a bit further than we normally do for our annual trip, I will give a brief insight on how we got on at Canadian Western Agribition in Regina November 2017. After a long day travelling with Eurian Lloyd from Heathrow we arrived in Regina late on Sunday evening and it was straight to bed, Monday morning was breakfast with Rachel and Anwen for a catch up before making our way to the show. We had registered as International visitors so had a free shuttle to and from the show, daily admission and access to the International visitors lounge, where we did not go hungry or thirsty and a great view over the show ring. The first couple of days were spent going around the show, one of the first thing that struck me about the Simmentals we saw were their colour. I would say that 95% of the cattle in the show were black or red with very little of the traditional colours that we are used to. Monday was the coldest day

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of the week with temperatures dropping to minus 25 (with the hairs in my nose freezing). We soon came to the conclusion that we are breeding a totally different animal but all with the same intentions of producing the end product. When it comes to the show ring again very different, white coats are substituted with cowboy hats, no trimming of tail heads but combing up to make tails more prominent and the big bellies or barrel as they describe it to show the animals capacity to eat and thus convert forage. Tuesday’s finale was a night at full contact jousting, which was a great end to the day, can’t say the same for two of the competitors one dislocated his shoulder and another his elbow. Wednesday and it was Simmental judging day with a birds eye view of the show ring from up above in the International lounge. Again things done differently with animals placed last to first with calves parading in front of their mothers. Even with the unfamiliar colours and traits what a show. For me some of the cow and calf units


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were a credit to their owners. Our cows when at any show for a long duration stay indoors but not at Agribition. Even in -25 temperatures all animals are led outside at the end of every day and tied up in straw beds as they are not used to being inside. The day ended at Casino Regina for a reception evening held for all international guests, with six local guest chefs where we sampled some lovely food including bison, a first for us all. Thursday for me was the highlight of our trip, Anwen had pre-arranged a visit to Double Bar D Farms, Grenfell Saskatchewan. Myself, Rachel and Anwen were picked up from our hotel at eight o’clock by Ken and Marcia Dimler. We soon found out that it was going to be a very interesting day visiting their 30,000 acre farm. I don’t think we stopped talking for the 90 minute journey and it was nice to hear the different weights and measures being quoted with us using kilos and tonnes and Ken converting to pounds and bushels, great stuff. Ken and his family keep 600 suckler Simmental cows of all colours with some traditional full fleck. All cows are kept out all year round on pasture during spring and summer, and during winter in open corrals. Some are left out to pick their way through unharvested maize supplemented by silage when the cobs get less with calves

being creep fed. They source their bulls from Canada and the United States having payed 300,000 (£180,000) Canadian dollars for a black Simmental bull, earning 100,000 dollars in the first year in semen sales, unreal! Twice a year they hold an on-farm sale, in March they have a bull sale and In December they have a female sale, with a great repeat customer base. Everything was on such a great scale from their machinery to their grain storage and fertiliser bins are bigger than many of our grain bins. They even have under floor heating in the workshop, fantastic! The farm was vast with endless fields as far as the eye could see covered in snow. With the odd little valley or Coolie as Ken would say. There lived wildlife such as moose, coyote and a family of albino bears, you would not venture out without a gun. After a lovely lunch at the local Chinese, we saw their 30 plus bulls with one taking my fancy called Juggernaut, it was a shame semen was only for Canada. As I said we had a great farm tour and a massive thanks to Ken and his family and to Anwen for arranging a memorable day. Thursday ended at the Rodeo stuffing myself with fresh doughnuts lovely jubbly! Friday was a leisurely day shopping taking advantage of the black Friday discounts to keep everybody at home happy, followed by one of the best steaks I have ever tasted, washed down with some local beer joined by George, a Welshman we met on tour and his fellow Hereford breeder Tom. Saturday was our last day and what a day. A visit to a feed lot with 26,000 cattle being fattened in open corrals. From October, 600 to 700 weaned calves arrive every day being put through the fantastic handling system with management tags applied, cattle weighed, wormed and a dose of Draxine administered to help with the stress of travelling and weaning. Also a growth hormone was given, this was not a big secret and when asked the question it was said that too much was made of this and that there was more hormone content in an apple or a potato, than what each animal received. Calves are split into batches with heifers and steers separate, with all heifers receiving a jab of Tylan to prevent them from cycling/bulling. Again everything was on a massive scale, but one thing modern technology cannot identify are sick animals. A cowboy parades on his horse through all pens pulling out sick animals and sending them to the hospital wing. This is a massive part of the process because if they are not seen early enough the cold is a killer. We finished our day back at the show for the grand interbreed final, with 37 females and 39 bulls of all breeds competing for 10,000 dollars and a new pickup, a great way to end a memorable trip. I can honestly say I thoroughly enjoyed a fantastic trip meeting great people whilst making new friends and learning a lot. A big thank you to Agribition for looking after their international guests and to Lori, and the girls for their great hospitality. That ends my journey to Canada with Eurian Lloyd, Rachel Nicholas and Anwen Jones thanks to you for your great company and let’s get planning the next trip!! Over and out Aled Davies


SWITZERLAND TRIP

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or many years our family have been travelling to Switzerland to visit my sister’s godmother who lives in Nyon, most years we have combined this trip with the annual procession of the cattle returning from the mountains to the lowland pastures for the winter. Each herd arrives from the mountain to do a full circle of the village of Saint-Cergue, amongst the public and stands selling various beautiful local items including the local Cow Bell makers, cheese, embroidered cloths, Alpine horn playing and flag throwing etc. The tartiflette made with the local wine and cheese is well worth stopping for. This has become a popular tourist event bringing visitors from Geneva, neighbouring France and many other countries. This year was their thirtieth anniversary of which I was very honoured to be invited to join Mr & Mrs Jean-Jacques & Michele Morax with their Simmental herd to walk with them down the Roman road from Saint-Cergue to Trelex to their farm about 11km which takes

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farming, Jean- Jacques Grandfather bought the farm and they have been taking cattle to the Alpine pastures for seventy four years for the Summer months.   Their Simmental herd is a sight to see, with good foundation cows and the largest in the area, the farm has a smaller herd of Simmentals which are used for milk and beef, the milk is used for yoghurts and cheese.  For the past four years the second son has a small herd of goats from which he produces cheese, milk and yoghurt also, which can all be purchased from Michele on Saturday mornings at the Nyon open market.

The Swiss government subsidises their income up to 50% depending on how they manage their land & cattle as well as what they grow, fruit, maize or the cows are in or out, they grow maize as fodder to the field edge as not much acreage, with no hedgerows. This was the thirtieth year they had taken part in ‘Desalpe’ seeing the cattle in the fields with their headdresses and bells still on was wonderful, followed by a glass of wine to celebrate the event, and lunch in the cattle building with friends, family, and more wine. Rhys Grenham

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2018 Issue

elcome to our 2018 issue – we hope that you find our articles useful and informative. Topics include details of the new BVD eradication projects in England and Wales, CHeCS Bovine Tb Herd Accreditation and amended CHeCS Neospora protocols. We also feature a useful biosecurity reminder which is timely as CHeCS are in the process of carrying out herd audits! We look forward to seeing you when out and about as we attend events around the country. Do contact us if you would like someone to speak about Health Schemes at a farm walk or Breed Society meeting.

laboratory and the results will be ready with the reading of the TB test. The youngstock samples will be at no cost to the farmer and subsequent testing to identify PI animals will be supported to a maximum of £500. Farmers will be expected to support the scheme by paying for any testing above the £500 limit during the identification of PI animals, removing the PI animals and any costs associated with protecting the farm from reinfection. Existing Welsh scheme members can take advantage of this as we will send relevant invoices to either vets for eradication scheme testing or farmer as required.

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CHeCS to carry out Audits on members of Health Schemes CHeCS ‘field audits’ will be carried out this year on a proportion of members from each health scheme. PCHS is no exception and 198 herds with accreditation will be audited. This equates to 81 in England, one in Ireland, 85 in Scotland and 31 in Wales. PCHS welcomes this new initiative as we feel it provides another level of quality assurance to the CHeCS accreditation process. Our message is be prepared – we suggest you refer to the CHeCS Technical Document at www.checs.co.uk if you are unclear about any of the rules. Also see our useful guide on biosecurity on page 6 of this issue.

Vaccination explained for the IBR Scheme A member can use a marker vaccine in both Vaccinated Monitored Free (VMF) and accredited herds but they can’t bring animals into the herd where a non-marker vaccine has been used. This is because differentiation between non-marker vaccine antibody and field infection antibody is not possible. In CHeCS Technical Document 3.1 for VMF all cattle over 12 months of age must be vaccinated with marker vaccine although up to 5% of breeding stock can be left unvaccinated e.g. to provide antibodyfree colostrum and bulls are exempt from vaccination to maintain their eligibility if used in semen collection stations.

47 BVDfree welcomes CHeCS accredited herds to register for ‘free’ on their database

NEW BVD eradication project launched in Wales September 2017 Welsh dairy and beef farmers will be encouraged to participate in a 3 year voluntary BVD eradication scheme funded by the Welsh Government’s Rural Development Programme (RDP). Blood samples will be taken from five animals in each herd aged between nine and 18 months when they are tested for TB. Samples can be sent to any relevant

Important News about changes to wording on Health Declarations for Johne’s Accreditation Health Declarations will be amended to reflect the total numbers positive over 3 years and the number of animals tested in the last test. This is because there is a big difference in risk for example in one positive animal in a herd of 10 as compared with one positive animal in a herd of 100!

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46 NEW BVD eradication project launched in Wales September 2017 46 Vaccination explained for the IBR Scheme 46 Important News about changes to wording on Health Declarations for Johne’s Accreditation

48 PCHS Advisory Group 48 Website 48 Changes to Neospora testing protocols within CHeCS 49 Action Johne’s Update 49 Johne’s Disease Risk Level Reminder 50 CHeCS bTB Scheme

50 Biosecurity Reminder 51 Farm Assurance More Than Just a Label 52 Proactive Health Planning for Higher Returns! 53 Meet the Team


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BVDFree welcomes CHeCS accredited herds to register for ‘free’ on their database BVDFree England is a voluntary scheme set up to provide a ‘one stop’ platform to display BVD status for herds in England, allowing any farmer buying cattle to independently verify if individual animals have been tested for BVD or if the herd has a status for BVD. Scotland has used a BVD database for a number of years and SAC Consulting Veterinary Services welcomes the opportunity to support an English initiative and is an approved lab for the scheme. BVDFree England aims to eliminate BVD virus fr om cattle herds across the country by 2022 and is working in co-operation with cattle industries throughout the UK.

Or to register individual animals 2. Join BVDFree England as a full member This means that you can display individual animal results at 50p to add each antibody r esult and 25p to add each virus result. Historic results (back dated a year) can be uploaded onto BVDFree England database. PCHS will invoice you for this fee although this charge is imposed by BVDFree England. Your BVD herd status will also be updated if appropriate. Further details are available here at www.bvdfree.org. uk including useful FAQs or email them at help@bvdfree. org.uk Please contact them direct to join and NOT PCHS.

Useful to know üü If you become a BVDFree England Scheme member BVDFree will contact PCHS to let us know you are in the Scheme. If you ar e already a member of the Premium Cattle Health Scheme this will allow us to upload the previous year’s BVD results. üü Please note that results generated from our diagnostic system CANNOT be uploaded to BVDFree England. Also please note that ScotEID is not connected to the BVDFree database. üü You must submit samples on BVDFree England paperwork – THIS IS ESSENTIAL FOR NON PCHS MEMBERS üü Always use full UK ear numbers – only results with a full UK number can be uploaded üü SAC Veterinary Services reduces the PCHS membership fee (50% off current price) for client’s who only test for BVD.

How can PCHS members get involved?

Either 1. Give PCHS permission to upload your BVD herd status for ‘free’ BVDFree would like CHeCS accredited herds (from all over the UK) to register and display their BVD herd status for ‘free’ on their database. To do this you do not need to be a member of BVDFree. You will however need to complete an electr onic form giving us permission to upload your BVD her d status for free. This form is available at www.cattlehealth.co.uk/bvdfree

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PCHS Advisory Group The PCHS Advisory Group meets in August each year to discuss a range of issues related to cattle health and the running of our national scheme. We are extremely grateful for the time and effort that the gr oup commit in support of PCHS. From left to right: George Caldow (Head of SACCVS), Simon Bainbridge (Commercial beef farmer), Helen Carty (SACCVS Veterinary Investigation Officer), Alison Braddock (SACCVS Marketing and Business Development Manager), Gareth Mulligan (Afon Vets), Wanda Hobbs (Aberdeen Angus Cattle Society), Harri Parri (Stabiliser Cattle), Neil Shand (Simmental Cattle Society), Graeme Richardson (Thrums Veterinary Group).

Website Are you familiar with the Premium Cattle Health Scheme website? You can find everything that you need to know about the scheme at www.cattlehealth.co.uk and it’s mobile compatible. On our website you will find: • Downloadable versions of all our health scheme forms and documents, for sample submissions, health plans, up to date CHeCS rules, past copies of our newsletters and more • A new FAQ section, where we have added answers to the questions that we are asked most often by our members • The PCHS Member Database, listing all of our members who have opted in either by geographical area or breed of cattle. The database shows up to date accreditation status for BVD, Johne’s Disease, IBR and Leptospirosis, making it an invaluable tool for marketing your stock as well as for sourcing animals that match your own accreditation status.

Changes to Neospora testing protocols within CHeCS Within CHeCS, the Neospora programme is moving to risk-level certification (similar to the Johne’s programme). This change has been made in light of reviewing the latest research and to make the programme achievable for all herds to participate. Herds will be assigned a risk level, from 1 to 5 as below, with 1 being associated with the lowest risk of being a source of Neospora infected stock. Level 1: Three or more consecutive clear annual herd screens. Level 2: One or two consecutive clear annual herd screens. Level 3: The number of test positive animals does not exceed 5% of the herd eligible for testing in the Neospora programme. Level 4: More than 5% of eligible animals identified as test positive animals at the most recent test. Level 5: These herds may be carrying out a testing programme, but are not adhering to the mandatory requirements of the programme. Annual blood testing of all eligible animals is required. All testing can be carried out on the same day or it can be carried out at intervals throughout the year to fit in with management purposes. All breeding females over one year of age must be tested. In addition to annual testing, there are mandatory control elements of the programme. These are to ensure that infected females are not retained in the herd for breeding. A health plan must be in place to ensure that farm dogs cannot acquire or pass on infection to cattle. Abortions must be investigated. Herds can choose how quickly they wish to progress through the risk levels. It is possible for example to retain high genetic merit test-positive cows to breed bulls. If doing this however, the herd cannot progress above level 3 until the test positive animals are removed. For further information contact the PCHS team.

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SAC Consulting helped deliver the National Johne’s Management plan (NJMP) last year. Twenty-six milk purchasers representing 82% of GB milk production are signed up to support the plan. It is encouraging to see that in Phase 1 around 86% of farms who completed the Johne’s survey reported that they are testing their herd for Johne’s disease and 83% report that they are using one of the specified control strategies. Phase 2 of the Action Johne’s is now well underway. PCHS dairy members are leading the field as most are already implementing Strategy 1 - Biosecurity protect and monitor as part of the CHeCS programme of testing. Phase 2 requires the following (see bullets below) and applies if your milk purchaser has signed up to the NJMP. • Signed declaration All milk purchaser members of the NJMP will require their associated farmers to obtain a signed declaration by a BCVA Johne’s Certified Veterinary Adviser every year for the three year period of the Plan. The declaration states that the farmer has an appropriate and robust Johne’s management plan in place, as discussed with their farm vet. Questionnaires will be circulated via all milk purchasers signed up to support the National Johne’s Management Plan in April 2017 with data gathered in December 2017, 2018 and 2019. Details of purchasers who have signed up to the plan is available at www.actionjohnesuk.org • BCVA Johne’s Certified Vet All declarations and plans need to be signed by a BCVA accredited Johne’s Certified Vet. It’s worth having this Did you know we now offer Johne’s Risk Level conversation with your vet who should be well informed Certification Programme for Sheep and Goats? about this national programme. Around 640 vets are See www.sheepandgoathealth.co.uk certified to do this in the UK. for more details The latest list is available at www.actionjohnesuk.org

Johne’s Disease Risk Level Reminder - CHeCS If you are looking to buy or sell stock it is important to know your own herd’s Johne’s disease risk level, as well as that of any cattle that you might add to your herd. Level 1 – There have been at least three clear annual herd tests and there is a Johne’s Disease herd health plan in place. This is the lowest level of risk Level 2 – There has been at least one clear herd test but the herd does not yet qualify for Level 1 status. There is a Johne’s disease herd health plan in place Level 3 – Three per cent or less of the herd were identified as reactors at the most recent herd test. There is a Johne’s disease herd health plan in place Level 4 – More than three per cent of the herd were identified as reactors at the most recent herd test. There is a Johne’s disease herd health plan in place Level 5 – This includes herds without a health plan for Johne’s disease, herds that not adhere to the mandatory elements of the health plan and herds that do not carry out the required testing. This is the highest level of risk

PLEASE NOTE: IMPORTANT RULE ABOUT BUYING AND SELLING AND RISK STATUS! It is important to remember that if an animal of a lower risk level status is added to your herd, if it is ever sold on from your holding it must be sold as its original risk level status (i.e. a Risk Level 3 animal added to a Risk Level 2 herd must remain as Risk Level 3 if sold again). However, animals added from a higher Risk Level Status herd to a lower Risk Level Status herd take on the status of the herd that they are added to and must be sold as such (i.e. a Risk Level 1 animal added to a Risk Level 4 herd would then have to be sold as Risk Level 4 in the future).

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CHeCS bTB Scheme The CHeCS Bovine TB Herd Accreditation Programme provides herds with a risk based approach to the disease when trading cattle and focuses on biosecurity measures. There are potential benefits to farmers in high risk areas who can promote their herd’s TB free status, as well as reduced risks of buying in disease for herds in low risk areas. Farmers can opt to join just the bTB scheme or bolt it on to the Premium Cattle Health Scheme. The herd’s test results will be provided by APHA (who co-ordinate the statutory testing for bTB) and matched with an on-farm risk reduction management programme. This is open to herds in Scotland too. The membership fee for the bTB scheme is £30 per year. More information is available at www. cattlehealth.co.uk Herds will be awarded a starting Herd Status based on the last 10 years of test data. This means homebred animals marketed from these herds can then be sold with that status, subject to a signed declaration from the herd’s vet. To move up through the scores within the programme, herds must meet the requirements of the statutory scheme and be deemed to be adhering to CHeCS standards. The CHeCS programme differs from statutory bTB control in several ways: • It is recommended that all added animals are placed in quarantine upon arrival; if any then fail the bTB skin test, this should not affect the CHeCS bTB Herd Accreditation – although APHA will still record an official breakdown. • Added biosecurity measures apply, such as preventing nose to nose contact with cattle of a lower health status over fences or walls • Some additional pre and post-movement testing may also be required

All relevant forms including the PCHS Price List, Application Form and Compliance Declaration are available at www.cattlehealth.co.uk Additional testing requirements can be found at www.checs.co.uk

Scoring System 10 – This score is awarded to herds that have had 10 years or more since their last bTB breakdown. This is the lowest level of risk. 9 to 1 – The score corresponds to the number of years since the herd regained Officially TB Free status after a breakdown. 0 – The herd is Officially TB Free at this point but has had a bTB breakdown within the past year. This should be considered as high risk. Unclassified – The herd is not participating in the bTB scheme, or the animal is bought-in and cannot use the herd status. This is the highest level of risk.

SHOWS AND EVENTS • UK Dairy Expo – Borderway Mart, Carlisle • NSA Welsh Sheep - Talybont-On-Usk, Powys • NBA Beef Expo – Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire • NSA Highland Sheep – Contin, Strathpeffer • NSA North Sheep – Tow Law, County Durham • Scotland’s Beef Event – Earlston, Berwickshire • NSA Sheep South West – Tiverton, Devon

From left to right: John Scholefield (SACCVS Marketing and Business Development Officer), Wayne Powell (SRUC Principal and Chief Executive), Willie Rennie (Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats) at the Royal Highland Show 2017. John explaining about the importance of health schemes! We attended the events opposite in 2017. We will be exhibiting at many of the same events in 2018, keep up to date with where we will be by following us on Twitter @SRUCVets and make sure you come and meet our team.

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• Royal Highland Show – Edinburgh • Great Yorkshire Show – Harrogate • Westmorland Show – Milnthorpe, Cumbria • UK Dairy Day – Telford, Shropshire • Borderway Agri-Expo – Borderway Mart, Carlisle • Agrifest South West – Westpoint, Exeter


When it comes to maintaining accreditation, having appropriate biosecurity measures in place is as important as following testing protocols. This article provides a check list of the main biosecurity measures that should be in place, as well as highlighting the differences for each disease. Please refer to the CHeCS technical document for further biosecurity and testing regulations. Farm Boundaries Farm boundaries must prevent cattle from straying off or onto the farm and must prevent nose to nose contact with cattle of a lower health status over fences or walls. -- BVD and IBR accreditation requires at least a 3 metre gap between cattle in the scheme and those that may be of a lower status, using double fencing or similar boundaries -- Herds that can comply with all of the biosecurity rules apart from the 3 metre gap can apply for vaccinated monitored free status Isolation Any non-accredited animals or any previously accredited animals that have come into contact with non-accredited animals must be isolated and tested before being added to your accredited herd -- For BVD, IBR and Leptospirosis accreditation, these animals must be isolated for at least 28 days and tested at the end of this period and can only join the rest of the herd once negative results have been received -- For Johne’s Disease accreditation, these animals must be isolated until blood and faecal tests come back with a negative result. If faecal culture is being performed, this can take up to 8 weeks. Remember that a blood and dung test is required for all such animals, regardless of age Cases where previously accredited cattle would have to enter isolation include: -- If they have strayed off the holding and come into contact with animals of a lower status, or if animals of a lower status have strayed onto the holding and come into contact with the accredited cattle -- If they have attended a show or sale that doesn’t have a designated section for accredited cattle. This applies to your own animals that may be returning to your holding, as well as animals that have been purchased from an accredited herd -- In the case of Johne’s Disease , accredited animals that have been at a show or sale for less than 7 days can be returned to the accredited herd without first being isolated -- If cattle have come into contact with non-accredited animals during loading, transport or unloading The isolation facility should be a dedicated building or paddock that prevents contact with other stock. No air space, drainage or manure storage may be shared with other cattle.

Grazing, Feeding & Bedding -- For BVD and IBR accreditation, cattle must not be grazed on pasture that has been grazed by non-accredited animals in the previous 2 months and co-grazing with other ruminant species or camelids is advised against -- For Leptospirosis accreditation, cattle must not be grazed on pasture that has been grazed by non-accredited cattle, other ruminant species or camelids in the previous 2 months and co-grazing is not recommended -- For Johne’s Disease accreditation, cattle must not be grazed on pasture that has been grazed by cattle of a lower status in the previous 12 months and there should be no co-grazing with other ruminant species or camelids -- The same time restrictions apply if slurry or manure from non-accredited cattle has been used on the pasture -- Manure from isolated animals must be stored and only spread on land once the animals have tested negative. If manure or slurry is spread before testing or after a positive result then the same time restrictions as above apply -- When buying feed and bedding, care must be taken to avoid the risk of introducing infection into the herd. Feed and bedding stores should be protected against access by vermin and wildlife Water -- For Leptospirosis and Johne’s Disease accreditation, piped mains water should be used rather than natural water sources and animals should not have access to water courses that have flowed through other farms or grazing areas -- Best practice also advises that for Johne’s Disease accreditation, any water sources such as ponds and streams that cattle would be able to access should be fenced off, in order to prevent animals drinking from water contaminated with faeces Equipment -- Farm equipment including machinery, livestock trailers and handling facilities that are shared between accredited and non-accredited cattle must be cleaned and disinfected before use with the accredited cattle. For herds in the Johne’s Disease programme, a Defra-approved product at the dilution recommended for tuberculosis control must be used -- Veterinary equipment such as drenching guns, surgical instruments and hypodermic needles must not be shared with cattle from another herd. Veterinary surgical instruments must be sterilised before use Colostrum & Genetic Material -- Colostrum from herds of a lower status must not be brought into an accredited herd -- Accredited herds should only source new genetic material such as semen and embryos from reliable sources e.g. semen collection centre approved for intra-community trade.

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Farm Assurance – More Than Just a Label For many the horsemeat crisis of recent years acted as a catalyst for rising consumer expectations of food and drink providers. And while it would be fair to say the scandal has certainly highlighted issues around traceability, provenance and food quality, both consumers and retailers in the UK have long been concerned with what they buy and sell. Just last year, a Defra survey found that half of consumers would pay more for food and drink that is produced in the UK and Ireland while about 40% of buyers check to see exactly where their food is produced. The most obvious way to signpost a products provenance and quality is to use a relevant consumer label. These of course exist in their multitude depending on the product, retailer and type of food, yet several stand out as true market leaders and trusted brands. Perhaps the most prestigious and best established of these consumer labels are the Red Tractor logo and Scotch assured logos connected with the Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) brands. Both can be considered market leaders in the UK, but are also recognised internationally where their impact on the consumer consciousness here has not gone unnoticed. For a product to gain one of these labels, it must of course undergo a rigorous and robust assessment as it moves along the food chain from farm to processor and then retailer. This all starts at farm level where specific assessments are made for crops, livestock, dairy and fresh produce producers. No matter what the farm assurance scheme, all standards are developed with input from industry experts at all levels, including farmers. This ensures that while they remain robust, they are also practical and focused on the key areas of interest for each farm type. Areas covered depend on the nature of the farm, but can include everything from traceability and animal welfare, to the use of fertilisers, biosecurity and crop management. Successful assessments to the standards lead to farms receiving the relevant certificate, which in turn demonstrates to buyers both big and small that they adhere to, and often surpass best industry practice in their sector.

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So, what’s in it for the farmer? The main benefit is that they should gain greater access to market for their product. Many butchers, food manufacturers and retailers require certain farm assurance standards to be met before they will purchase from a supplier. The UK’s leading farm assurance standards are longstanding and seen as the global benchmarks, so success requires farmers to adhere to set standards and can improve their own practices and productivity. Additionally, where the market is competitive and quality is prized, assured products can also receive a higher price, meaning that the extra work pays off over the course of a year. The other core benefit of being farm assured is that revenue raised through the farm assurance schemes are used by the label owners to lobby on behalf of their members and promote the industry through focused advertising and media campaigns. These campaigns have been highly effective in bringing the work of the farmer to the fore with consumers. The knock on is that purchasing decisions which once may have hinged on price are often made on the provenance and quality of the product. A product which can only be identified as such through the use of a label which starts life on the farm. Acoura are part of the Lloyd’s Register Group. Each year they undertake around 30,000 farm assurance assessments across the UK. They work in partnership with both standard owners and producers to ensure that their brands are protected. www.acoura.com

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Animal Health Planning System (SAHPS) is a web based software system providing a structured approach to collecting data and is an interactive interface for vets, farmers & consultants to work together to manage herd health and productivity. The system’s development has been fully funded to date by the Scottish Government. The SAHPS is free to Scottish vet practices and farmers. It is also available to farmers in England, Wales and Southern Ireland for a competitive fee through their vet practice. Data is collected for the physical performance of the herd/flock together with the existing medicines used. Vet and farmer work together to form a tailored and comprehensive health plan to prioritise areas requiring attention. Targets are set and actions implemented to maximise herd health, performance and economic returns. The plan is reviewed and updated as information becomes available. Useful features: • SAHPS is a web based system where live information is accessible 24/7. • You can upload documents such as lab reports and abattoir reports making information sharing easy. • The calendar feature helps you and your vet manage events and schedule treatments via a work list to make planning easier. • The Veterinary medicines selector automatically inserts the essential product data saving time sourcing information. • You can benchmark your farm with similar enterprises locally and nationally to highlight production shortfalls and view and compare your flock/herd production and disease data year on year. SAHPS can also demonstrate the financial benefit of achieving production targets. Mobile App available shortly! A new mobile app is being launched in late October 2017 to alol w penside collection of production data in beef cow herds. Registrations, movements and deaths can be recorded once and uploaded to BCMS. Data will also be sent to SAHPS herd health plan generating a real-time assessment of herd performance with early notification of problems to the herd’s vet consultant. Individual and/or group disease incidents and treatments will be recorded and saved in the SAHPS e-medicine book. More information and online enquiry form is available at www.sahps.co.uk

Meet the Team ALISON BRADDOCK Marketing and Business Development Manager BSc (Hons)

GEORGE CALDOW (PCHS Veterinary Manager)

BVM&S, MSc, CertCHP, Dip ECBHM, FRAgS, MRCVS

COLIN MASON BVM&S, BSc, Cert CHP, MRCVS

TIM GERAGHTY BVMS, MVM, Dip ECBHM, MRCVS

JOHN SCHOLEFIELD Marketing and Business Development Officer BA

HELEN CARTY BVM&S, Cert AVP(cattle), MRCVS

JULIE MCDIARMID (Senior PCHS Administration Manager) BSc (Hons)

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MAKING BVD HISTORY EXPERIENCE THE LIVE VACCINE DIFFERENCE

Now that we’re moving from BVD control to eradication, and with BVD estimated to cost £40 per cow per year1,2, you’ll want a vaccine that is proven to deliver a full 12 months’ prevention of foetal infection after a single injection. Not only protecting against both types of BVD, but also proven to stimulate both antibody and cellular immunity3. Ask your vet for more information.

Dual protection made simple

References: 1. Stott et al (2010) Vet J 185: 138–143 2. Stott et al (2012) IVJ 65:12 3. Roth (2016) WBC Dublin Proceedings Advice on the use of Bovela or other therapies should be sought from your veterinary surgeon. Bovela lyophilisate and solvent for suspension for injection for cattle contains modified live BVDV-1, non-cytopathic parent strain KE-9: 104.0–106.0 TCID50, Modified live BVDV-2, non-cytopathic parent strain NY-93: 104.0–106.0 TCID50. UK: POM-V. Further information available in the SPC or from Boehringer Ingelheim Limited, Animal Health, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 8YS, UK. Email: vetenquiries@boehringer-ingelheim.com. Date of preparation: Jan 2017. AHD9692. Use Medicines Responsibly.


BVD

Eradication

There’s no reason to live with BVD; it can be eradicated from any farm. The mainstay of eradication is the identification and removal of PI animals. Various tests are available, including blood tests and tissue testing ear tags - a convenient way for many suckler herds to screen for PIs. Once any PIs have been removed, it’s vital that the herd is protected from future infection by vaccination and good biosecurity, supported by continuing routine surveillance.

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ovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) is one of the most prevalent and economically important diseases of cattle worldwide1. In Ireland, Animal Health Ireland (the organisation implementing the national eradication programme) has estimated the return on investment for eradicating BVD to be €10 gained for every €1 spent2. The effects of BVD can be subtle and often go undetected, but are extremely economically damaging. The Persistently Infected (PI) calf is key to the BVD virus’s success. If a cow or heifer is infected at a certain stage of pregnancy, her calf will be born persistently infected with the virus. A PI calf will continuously excrete a viral load one thousand times greater than transiently infected animals3, throughout its life.

BVD Type 2

The predominant strain of BVD in the UK is BVD type 1. However the presence of BVD type 2 in Europe is a cause for concern. Certain strains of BVD type 2 are associated with more severe clinical signs and higher mortality rates than BVD type 14. Unless vaccination includes protection from BVD type 2, even vaccinated animals are at risk from this emerging disease, since cross-protection from BVD type 1 vaccines is insufficient.

Vaccination

It’s important to ensure that any vaccination programme against BVD will provide 100% protection against the production of a PI calf. If cattle aren’t fully protected during pregnancy, infection may result in the birth of a PI calf. Traditional vaccination programmes have required two injections as a primary course and on a busy farm it can be difficult to ensure that the primary course is carried out correctly5. Bovela is the only live BVD vaccine available in the UK. It provides 100% foetal protection for 12 months, after a single shot. This one shot primary course ensures full protection after 3 weeks, without having to handle cattle a second time. Bovela protects against both type 1 and type 2 BVD, so cattle vaccinated with Bovela are protected against the strains of BVD currently prevalent in the UK, and also future-proofed against potential incursion of BVD type 2 into the country.

For further information on BVD, please visit:

References: 1. Peterhans et al. (2010) Vet Res 41(6): 44 2. AHI (2015) www. animalhealthireland.ie 3. Brownlie et al. (1987) Ann Rech Vet 18: 157–166 4. Doll & Holsteg (2013) Cattle Practice 21(3): 216 5. Meadows (2010) Cattle Practice 18 (3) Advice on the use of Bovela or other therapies should be sought from your veterinary surgeon. Bovela contains Modified live BVDV-1, non-cytopathic parent strain KE-9: 104.0–106.0 TCID50, Modified live BVDV-2, non-cytopathic parent strain NY-93: 104.0–106.0 TCID50. UK: POM-V IE: POM. Further information available in the SPC or from Boehringer Ingelheim Limited, Vetmedica, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 8YS, UK. Email: vetmedica.uk@boehringer-ingelheim.com. Date of preparation: Nov 2015. AHD8809. Use Medicines Responsibly (www.noah.co.uk/responsible)

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DICK PEARCE 1926 – 2017 - Past President 19891990 I was touched and honoured when Dick asked me four years ago if I would say a few words at his funeral. In this beautiful church, where Dick and Judy were married, and which meant so much to them and their family, and to Dick’s father and grandfather and their families before him, I shall try to do justice to a fine man, who achieved much during his long life. Dick Pearce was a farmer, and he was most definitely a gentleman, but despite that rather urbane, man about town manner, he certainly wasn’t what we might call a ‘gentleman farmer’, in the sense of being someone who played at farming on a big estate. He came from prime North Somerset yeoman farming stock. His father and grandfather had been farming at Lower Court Farm since 1881, while his mother Nell was a Withers, breeders of some of the finest Dairy Shorthorns in England. As an only child, on a hardworking dairy farm, it wasn’t really surprising that he decided quite early on that farming was his destiny. At the age of six, he was asked by his teacher at Sunnyside to write down what he wanted to be when he grew up. “I want to be a farmer when I am grown up”, he wrote, in handwriting of which a boy twice his age would have been proud. “And ride around the fields and count the sheep and cows and sometimes feed them. I would get up at five o’clock and first I would get the cows in to be milked and after milking I would clean out the stalls and then go and have my breakfast, and then after breakfast I would go around the fields as I told you before at the beginning of the story and I would have gone milking again in the afternoon.” It sounds like a fairly typical day on what was, as I say, a very hard-working, North Somerset mixed tenanted farm. But that early enthusiasm wasn’t entirely sustained during his later schooldays, at Sherborne, where he started as a boarder in 1940 at the age of 14, just as the Nazis decided to drop 325 bombs on the town. He enlisted with the Somerset Light Infantry in 1944 at the age of seventeen and a half - just too young

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for D-Day - and served in India and Burma. His time in the army may not have been very long, but he always said that it had a big influence on him: first in teaching him the importance of man management, which became one of his real strengths; and second because it was while he was in India that he somehow got hold of a copy of Watson and Moore’s classic book “Agriculture: the Science and Practice of British farming” and decided once and for all that farming was to be his career. So, after de-mobilisation, he took himself off to the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester, to do a year’s diploma course - and I daresay cut a fairly wide swathe through the young ladies of Gloucestershire in the process! Then it was back to the farm, much to the gratification of his father Norman, who was always known as Tim, because it meant that he could spend more time doing what he loved best, which was hunting. Dick was taken into partnership with his parents in 1949, and as the 50s went on, he diplomatically, but firmly, put his stamp on what was an increasingly successful family business, Yanley Farm having been acquired in 1940, Lower Court


Farm bought from the landlords and Bridge Farm being added in 1957. In the meantime had occured the most significant event of Dick’s life, when he met Judy. They were both keen Young Conservatives, and when Dick found himself short of a partner for the annual YCs’ ball, a friend suggested he ask Judy. Despite - or perhaps because of, the fact that they could hardly be more different - he the ambitious young farmer, earning his spurs on an expanding family farm; she the effervescent, sophisticated, enthusiast for drama, art and all things cultural - they got on like a house on fire. Dick became chairman of the YCs, Judy was Secretary. I hesitate to say that these roles were replicated in their marriage, as I suspect that quite often it was Judy who was Chairman and Dick Secretary, but in any event, they married in 1953, and spent the next 64 years together, at Long Ashton, Burton Bradstock and Clifton, producing three daughters, Mary, Susan and Penny, who would in time give Dick and Judy five grand-children (Christopher, Katherine, Nicola, Katie and Phoebe) and 4 great grand-children (Evan, Morgan, Kesia and Zachary, and another on the way!). In later years, Dick would often say how lucky he had been in his life, and he was never more fortunate than in that decision to ask Judy to the Young Conservatives’ Ball. Back on the farm, Dick was making his mark. The 1950s was a time of great change in farming, in North Somerset as elsewhere. Labour had to be shed, as mechanisation advanced. The two dairy herds were amalgamated into one, milked through one of the first herring-bone parlours in Somerset at Bridge Farm, and in 1959 he began the process of replacing the Dairy Shorthorns with British Friesians. And what fine cattle they were: deep bodied, with strong and sturdy legs and feet, long-lived and highly productive. He developed the Yanley herd of British Friesians into one of the finest in the West of England, winning the accolade of best Dairy Herd in the Somerset NMR competition of 1978. Dick had a wonderful eye for livestock, and when the time came to switch from milk to beef, he was equally successful with his Simmentals - so much so that he would in time become President of the British Simmental Cattle Society, and be presented to the Queen, when the Simmentals won the Burke Trophy at the Royal Show in 1989. Besides his stockmanship, the hallmarks of his farming were good organisation, a shrewd business brain and attention to detail. Dick’s near NFU contemporary, dear old Fred Elliott, always used to tell me that you can tell a farmer by his gates, and those on Yanley, Lower Court and Bridge farms always swung smoothly on their hinges, with not a length of baler twine in sight! Dick always had interests away from farming. He was a keen Mason, first with the Estune Lodge, of which he would eventually become Worshipful Master, and later as a Member of Rose Croix and the Sherborne Lodge. He did his bit for his local community, serving

on Long Ashton parish council for ten years from 1992, becoming chairman in 1999. For over 30 years he was on the Council of Clifton High School, culminating in his Presidency in 1990. He was an educationalist by instinct, always keen to give young people a guiding hand. By the mid-1990s, when he’d reached the age of 70 (although he looked years younger), he decided that the time had come to wind down his farming activities. The Simmentals were sold, hugely successfully, in 1997, and final retirement came in 2004, after which he and Judy divided their time between their cottage in Burton Bradstock and their Clifton flat. But that didn’t mean retirement from all his other interests, by any means. It simply meant that he had more time to spend on his many contacts with the Bristol business network. He was a long-time member of the Clifton Club, serving a two year term as chairman from 1999; he chaired the Anchor Society, one of the three great Bristol charitable societies, in 2002, and was so conscientious that he insisted on writing every one of the hundreds of letters that chairmen are expected to send out, inviting donations, in his own fair hand. And he was a keen member of the Friendly Reading Society - I’ve known very few farmers who were so well-read. His is an extensive, diverse and hugely impressive CV, which speaks of a life of involvement, achievement and service. But what sort of a man was Dick Pearce? How shall we remember him for what he was, as opposed to what he did? He was, of course, the perfect gentleman: charming, courteous, generous, unfailingly polite and immaculately turned-out. His near neighbour Tom James, told me he didn’t ever remember seeing Dick without a tie. But behind the charm, there was real steel. He had a deep inner strength - allied to the charm, it was what made him such an effective chairman - and he could be stubborn when the occasion demanded it. He achieved so much during his long life with so many different organisations not because of the honour and the glory, but because he wanted to use his talents to make a difference for the better. What I will remember most vividly and fondly about him is the twinkle in those bright blue eyes, under slightly hooded eyelids, often accompanied by his wonderfully conspiratorial laugh, as if there was always something slightly more to any given situation than appeared at first sight, and he was taking you into his confidence. Dick Pearce was a loving husband and father, a firstclass farmer, a brilliant stockman, a shrewd businessman, one of the best chairmen of a meeting I have ever encountered and a companion to be treasured. He brought a touch of class to everything he did or touched. We are all the richer for having known him. Anthony Gibson OBE. November 10 2017

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Thelma Hazel Gorman (13th July 1950 to 12th September 2017) Members of the Northern Ireland Simmental Cattle Breeders‘ Club were shocked and deeply saddened by the sudden passing of highly esteemed committee member Thelma Gorman. Mrs Gorman died as the result of a tragic farm accident. Thelma Gorman established her well-known Woodford Herd almost 40 years ago, and was dedicated to exhibiting cattle and promoting the breed at agricultural shows across the country. She was a great ambassador for the Simmental breed, and over the years helped and encouraged numerous new breeders to establish herds of their own. A long-standing committee member of the Northern Ireland club, she held the position of chairperson twice – 1997 and 2007. In fact, Thelma Gorman has been the only lady chairperson in the club’s history. Thelma was a great organiser, and was responsible for the hospitality rota on the Simmental stand at Balmoral Show. She was also one of the main organisers of the annual charity BBQ which has raised over £100,000 for various local charities. A director of Armagh County Show, Thelma played a pivotal role in the running of the one-day show which attracts more than 15,000 visitors annually. She was secretary of the beef section and regularly shared her

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valued experience, working hard to promote and enhance the show. Thelma also worked on a cross-community basis to offer help and assistance within the cattle section at Tydavnet Show in County Monaghan. A committed Christian, Thelma worked tirelessly and selflessly for the local community. Her passion was breeding and showing Simmental cattle, but she also enjoyed cooking, baking and flower arranging. For more than 20 years, Thelma, and husband Peter, opened up their home to provide respite care for children with learning disabilities. They provided a home-fromhome environment on a weekly basis for two young adults in the local area. Thelma’s efforts were rewarded in 2012 when she received the Volunteer of the Year Award from the Mayor of Armagh City and District Council. In 2016 she won the Farming Life and Danske Bank ‘Unsung Hero’ Award. Thelma will be sadly missed by everyone who knew her, but remembered for her contribution to Simmental breeding in Northern Ireland. Sincere condolences to her mother Molly, husband Peter, sister Sandra, and the wider family circle. Northern Ireland Club


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Liz Turrell 04.03.35 - 23.10.17 Liz passed away in October after a short illness. Her husband Bill was the farm manager for Mrs E.P.Yates, who had the Boscobel Herd of Simmentals, near Wolverhampton. The herd was dispersed in 1990. Along with Bill, Liz kept close contact with the breed and she was an active member of the Midland Club, playing an integral part in running the stand at the English Winter Fair at Stafford along with supporting fellow members at various shows and being involved with club events. She will be sadly missed by us all. Midland Club Members

Alan Pepper 21/4/1943 - 25/5/2017 Haulier / Farmer Alan had always admired Simmental cattle so was delighted on his 40th birthday to find that Blanche, his wife, had bought him 2 Siegfried Simmental heifers from Alan Keys of Cookstown NI. This was the start of his herd, Margaret Adams Simmentals. During that period of his life he was working very hard at his expanding haulage business, so didn’t have much time for foreign travel. However, that all changed when he joined the British Simmental Cattle Society. This enabled him to enjoy travelling all around the world to congresses and council meetings making lifelong friends with the likeminded people he met on those trips, many of whom came to stay at his home in Co. Down N. Ireland. A strong family man Alan loved people and people loved Alan. The local vet said on his passing “Alan

was a big character and the worst thing about big characters is when they go they leave big holes”. He is survived by his wife Blanche, daughter Deborah, son-in-law Johnny, son Garth, daughter-inlaw Gillian, son Rory, daughter-in-law Amy and his 7 beloved grandchildren. Rory Pepper

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Welcome to New Members We welcome readers, old and new to The Review 2017 and especially make mention of those who have joined us during the year.

If you would like to join the British Simmental Cattle Society Ltd. Please contact the Society Office for a Membership Pack. Tel: 02476 696513 Fax: 02476 696724 E-mail: information@ britishsimmental.co.uk Society Fees are listed on page 252253

MEMBER’S NAME

REGION

PREFIX

G C & H J ALTOFT

EASTERN

FERRY FIELD

ANDREW ARMSTRONG

NORTHERN IRELAND

KNOCKARAVEN

AG & ME BATEMAN

SCOTLAND

LANGHOLM

ABBEY BATCH

SOUTH EAST

BATCH

DAVID BEWLEY

SCOTLAND

KILORAN

KENNETH BRADY

NORTHERN IRELAND

HOLLYMOUNT

PAUL CADE

EAST ANGLIA

CADE

ALLISTER CALVIN

NORTHERN IRELAND

BALLYSTRONE

BRENDAN CARR

NORTHERN IRELAND

BALLYLANE

JOHN & MARIE CASEY

SOUTH EAST

CASEY

PAUL COOMBER & SEDONA MCNALLY

EAST ANGLIA

MULBERRY

DARREN YOUNG & EMMA CRUST

MIDLANDS

GREATWOOD

JANE CURTIS

EAST ANGLIA

ELOISESIMS

CATHERINE FOVARGUE & JAMES PARSONS

MIDLANDS

PEACHJET

MARK GORST

NORTH WEST

DOLPHINHOLME

WILLIAM & MICHELLE HOLBURN

NORTH EAST

OAKMEADOW

OLIVER HUMPHRIES

SOUTH WEST

KRATOS

MATTHEW KILGANNON

NORTH EAST

MOSSGATE

MR COLIN LITTLE

SCOTLAND

EAST BRACKLINN

ROBERT LOVE

SCOTLAND

CLEEVES

DAVID ROBERT MAHON

NORTHERN IRELAND

DRUMWHINNEY

MSSRS K & I M MASON

NORTH WEST

LEA-FIELD

LINDSAY MATHEWSON

SCOTLAND

GAINFORD

STEPHEN MCCAHON

NORTHERN IRELAND

DERNAGROSS

JOHN & SANDRA MIDDLETON

NORTHERN IRELAND

HOLLYWELL

ANDY MOORE

SOUTH WEST

HALSTOCK

GEORGE HENRY MORTON

NORTH WEST

CHURCH FARM

MARY NELSON

NORTHERN IRELAND

COACH LODGE

TOM & CHRISSY O’REILLY

NORTHERN IRELAND

DRUMGREENAGH

HOLLIE & ANDREW SIMONS

MIDLANDS

BROCKSIDE

H A SMITH

SCOTLAND

DANCE FLOOR

ROBERT & JULIE STINSON

NORTHERN IRELAND

ROSCULTAN

A J STOTT

SCOTLAND

TOP HILL

MR D H TURNER & MRS P B MORCOM

SOUTH WEST

DAIRYLEAZE

BEN EDWARD WEBBER

NORTH WEST

FIRTREE

JONATHAN PRYS & DAWN MARIE WILLIAMS

WALES

PRYSGOL

DAVID & MICHELE WILLOUGHBY

CORNWALL

BLUEBELL

STEPHANIE WINTER

SOUTH WEST

BIRDSONG

A & A WRIGHT

SCOTLAND

LAGAVAICH

KATIE BOYES

NORTH EAST

DEERHOLME

MARK CUTLER

NORTHERN IRELAND

GORTDONAGHY

RYAN J DAVIS

NORTHERN IRELAND

LAURELBRAE

WILLIAM & ARCHIE DORRELL

CENTRE WEST

STONEGROVE

GEORGIA DYER

SOUTH WEST

NINE BARROW

MRS MARGARET LITTLE

NORTHERN IRELAND

DRUMDERG

PETER MCFARLAND

NORTHERN IRELAND

WOODBROOK

SEAMUS MCGLADE

NORTHERN IRELAND

GORT VIEW FARM

T & A MCKEARNEY

NORTHERN IRELAND

CROSSDALL

W T & NEIL WATSON

NORTHERN IRELAND

FINDRUM

PEARSE BURNS

NORTHERN IRELAND

ERCAN DEREBAG

SOUTH WEST

KINGSACRE

WILLIAM PORTER

NORTHERN IRELAND

GILLHALL

LIAM YEWDALL

NORTH EAST

LANDLY

MR THOMAS MARTIN SMITH

SOUTH WEST

BROOMSLAND

RYAN SMITH

SCOTLAND

TOWIEMORE

JOBY SYMES

SOUTH WEST

LYNCH

STUART WILKIE

SCOTLAND

WHITESTONE FARM

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Congratulations to Ian Willison (Williamwood Herd) & Neil McGowan (Incheoch Herd) for reaching the finals of the Farmers Weekly Awards 2017. Ian was in the Beef farmer of the year section and Neil was in the mixed farmer of the year section.

Many congratulations to you both.

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Charlotte Margaret Boyd Born 26.04.17 Daughter of Christopher & Adele Boyd - Slievenagh Herd  

Steven Buckland (Angwelha Simmentals ) and his wife would like to introduce to you all Evie Nell Buckland born 16-10-2017

Hatch, Match &

Celebrate Douglas & Fiona Smith from Boswell Simmentals, got married on 26th May 2017

d), ve Hammett (Clyst Her Ellie Wilkinson & Ste 7 201 il Apr married on 29th

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Robert Beattie and Laura Green (Corsk ie/Garmouth herds) got engaged on Christmas Day 2017.

Michael Durno celebrated his 50th birthday at the Royal Highland Show on 25th June

Iain Green celebrated his 50th birthday on 8th May

Jon & Harriet Bailey from Mixbury-Hall Simmentals, got married on 3rd of June 2017.

Mark & Emma Evans (Dewisland Herd) had a baby girl called Liliwen on 1st March 2017.

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Area Club Officers NORTH WEST

SCOTLAND

NORTH EAST

Chairman: Mrs J Sanders, Bavington Hill Head Farm, Capheaton, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland NE19 2AY Tel: 01830 530329 Mobile: 07818426575 Email: jules5662@aol.com Secretary: Miss Sarah Ford, High Keenley Fell Farm, Allendale, Hexham, Northumberland NE47 9NU Tel: 01434 618344 Email: tilbrooksimmentals@gmail.com

Chairman: Mr Danny Leslie, Redhill Farm, Mosstowie, Elgin, Moray, IV30 8TU. Tel: 01343 850278 Mobile: 07929527775 Email: redhillfarm@btconnect.com Secretary: Mr. Richard Pettit, Mains of Tannachy, Portgordon, Buckie, Banffshire, AB56 5BU Tel: 01542 832774 Mobile: 07739551830 Email: rmspettit71@gmail.com

Chairman: Mr Craig Hollingsworth, Midhope Hall Farm, Midhopstones, Sheffield, S36 4GW Tel: 01226 764192 Email: midhopestones@outlook.com Secretary: Mrs Jayne Pick, Cottage One, Scarthingwell Farm, Scarthingwell, North Yorkshire LS24 9PF Tel: 01937 557546 Email: jcpick62@outlook.com

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SOUTH EAST

Chairman: Mr Adrian Curry, Lowerdown Farm, Felton, Bristol, Somerset, BS40 9UF Tel: 01275 472268 Mobile: 07546 207496 Email: ljajcurry@hotmail.co.uk Secretary: Mrs D Shapland, Brynsworthy Farm, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX31 3HR Tel: 01271 343575 Mobile: 07747745768 Email: brynsworthy.farm@yahoo.co.uk

Chairman: Mr C J Patmore, Telmara Farm Ltd, Henham Rd, Debden Green, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 3LZ Tel: 0770 2503081 Secretary: Mr. P B Grenham, Boars Head Farm, Boars Head, Crowborough, Sussex, TN6 3HD Tel: 018926 61886 Email: rgrenham@hotmail.co.uk

NORTHERN IRELAND Chairman: Mr.Matthew Cunning, 168 Bridge Road, Glarryford, Ballymena, N. Ireland BT44 9QA Tel: 02825685179 (after 6.30pm) Mobile: 07740103457 Email: mcunning168@gmail.com Secretary: Mr. R J Boyd, Slievenagh Farm, 78 Ballynafie Road, Portglenone, N. Ireland BT44 8DQ. Tel: 02825 820070 Mobile: 07799 346784 Email: boydsfarm78@gmail.com

EASTERN Chairman: Mr A McInnes, Cowick Farm, Thorne Road, East Cowick, Nr Goole DN14 8SY Tel: 07920485045 Email: ashleymcinnes@aol.com Secretary: Mrs E McInnes, Cowick Farm, Thorne Road, East Cowick, Nr Goole, DN14 8SY Tel: 07920485045 Email: ashleymcinnes@aol.com

MIDLANDS Chairperson: Mrs Vikki Wood, Popes Farm, Longridge Road, Dutton, Preston, Lancashire. PR3 2YT Tel: 01254 878971 Mobile: 07813 063431 Email: vgwood@tiscali.co.uk Secretary: Mrs. M Green, 10 Peel Close, Kibworth Beauchamp, Leicester LE8 0JL Tel: 01162 793004 Mobile: 07977 933898 Email: mandy_green@icloud.com

WALES Chairman: Mr. D Jones, Maesllymystyn, Foel, Welshpool, Powys SY21 0NX Tel: 01938 820231 Mobile: 07717 683353 Email: dafydd1984@aol.com Secretary: Mrs M Parry, Llwyn Celyn, Llanddewi Rhydderch, Abergavenny Mon, NP7 8BN Tel: 01873 855207 Email: elmsfarm@btconnect.com

CENTRE WEST Chairman: David Savins, 37 Oak Road, Tiddington, Stratford Upon Avon, Warks, CV37 7BU Tel: 01789 268655 Mobile: 07872 873013 Email: savins@me.com Secretary: Amy Cox, Clifford Forge House, Clifford Road, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warks, CV37 8HW Tel: 01789 261633(ext 2) Mobile: 07789991312 Email: amyjessecox@hotmail.com

EAST ANGLIA Chairman: Mr. S Key, Abbey Farm, Mundham, Loddon, Norwich, Norfolk NR14 6EL. Tel: 01508 528821 Email: simonkeyo@aol.com Secretary: Mrs H Clarke, Model Farm, Brick Kiln Road, Hevingham, Norwich, Norfolk, NR10 5NL Mobile: 07799693582 Email: andrewclarke7@aol.com

CORNWALL Chairman: Mr Jim Buckland, Trenuggo Farm,St Buryan,Penzance, Cornwall TR19 6EG Tel: 01736 810252 Mobile: 07896519570 Email: jamesebuckland@btinternet.com Secretary: Mrs Bridget Olds, Bosahan Farm, Constantine, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 5QB Tel: 01326 340976 Mobile: 07890384094 Email: oldsbosahan@aol.com

YOUNG MEMBERS ASSOCIATION Youth Development Officer: Emma McInnes Tel: 07920 485059 Email: mcshow71@gmail.com

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Centre West Club

DINMORE ESTATE FARM WALK

Chairman’s Report by David Savins

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e started the year with our club AGM followed by a quiz where we were joined by other cattle and sheep breed clubs. The evening was rounded off with catering from Stratford Market, which was an enjoyable meal of bangers and mash followed by a sweet. When it came to the nominations for the forthcoming year the following where elected onto the committee: Chairman: David Savins Vice Chairman: Mark Sallis Treasurer: John Fellows Secretary: Amy Cox Amy Cox agreed to continue with her role as secretary upon her return from travelling with her boyfriend for six months. Hope you had a good time Amy. Additional Committee Members: Robert Hewlett, Jimmy McMillan, John Rixon, Phil Lane and Judith Cockerill. The Three Counties held the National Show with an unfortunate depleted number of Simmentals due to TB restrictions. However due to these restrictions we still managed to have a good show of cattle which where judged by Peter Burgess. Peter was a former member of the club and our thanks goes out to him for taking the time to travel down from Northumberland to judge. CHAMPION: Sterling Celia’s Fifi from Boddington Estates RESERVE CHAMPION: Lynfield Hamish 16 from M/S A E & C Bishop Sadly this was the last year for Deerhurst and Boddington Estates due to these two fantastic herds being dispersed. It is easy to say that both herds have produced some tremendous cattle over the years with great success at many national shows. These two herds have been instrumental in the progression of the breed and will be greatly missed. Friday night saw our annual dinner where we held an auction organized by Robert Hewlett to raise money for a very worthy charity the Air Ambulance. £1,750 was raised on the evening, however money continues to trickle in to the club for our nominated charity. Thanks goes to Robert for his continued support with organising this. In July a farm walk was organized on the Dinmore Estate, Herefordshire managed by Richard Bartle. Members of the Welsh and South West clubs joined us, which made the visit well attended. Richard and Mary put on a fantastic visit with their wealth of knowledge for all the cattle on the farm. The Estate was a great venue for a farm walk and a great deal of pride is put into maintaining this. We were also blessed with great weather to top the day off.

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REGIONAL CLUB REPORTS September saw another Moreton Show, which had a reduced number of Simmentals. The weather was great compared to last year and the show appeared to be very busy with visitors. Thanks go to those that supported the show this year and hopefully we will get a few more back next year. September 23rd saw a sad day for the dispersal of the Deerhurst Herd. Sad in the respect that we have lost another herd within the society. The Deerhurst herd has always shown some tremendous cattle over the years and have been exceptionally turned and presented by Noah. We all wish Noah a happy retirement and look forward to still seeing him around the show ring. Mr Guy Van der Gucht has always been such a great supporter of the Simmental breed. I knew Guy as a student at Hartpury College when I worked there many years ago! October 24th was a record day for the breed as the Sterling Simmentals dispersed their herd at Stirling. Sale prices were exceptional and the cattle were well presented drawing vast numbers to the sale ring. Purchases were great additions to a number of pedigree herds, which will breed on through the coming years. I have been fortunate enough to spend a number of enjoyable days

at Boddington Estates hosting the calf competition and also working with Robert Hewlett on a number of projects within the club. It has been a pleasure to see the club go from strength to strength since I was first introduced to Simmentals at Warwickshire College in 1990 and to see the breed change direction as new blood lines are introduced. All breeders have their own ideas as to how the breed should be presented, but I have always maintained that the commercial farmer should come first and we should strive to produce stock fit for developing the breed for longevity, temperament and shape. The beef industry has challenging times ahead with so many changes approaching and I am convinced that the Simmental breed will be robust and adaptable for the future. I would like to thank Amy and the committee for their support over the past three years and I wish the new chairperson all the best for the coming year as they take over in February 2018. My wife Sandra has also supported me as Chairman and I look forward to carrying my support of the Centre West Club over the coming years.

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e began 2017 with our annual dinner in January at The Plume of Feathers, Mitchell where members were joined by family and friends to enjoy a convivial meal. February featured an ignominious defeat by the South Devon Club who filled the first three places in the quiz challenge renewal overseen by our chairman, Jim Buckland in the role of quizmaster and ably adjudicated by his wife Jean. March featured the first Cornwall Club Sale at Exeter market where there was difficult trade for bulls but a 100% clearance rate for females. Killiworgie Snowdrop’s Evita and her 6 month old bull calf topped the sale at 2400 gns. The demand for females on the day exceeded supply and the Club was heartened by the number of people attending the sale and showing interest in the Simmental breed. A huge thank you must go to the breeders that supported our first venture (Bolankin, Bosahan, Cwarre, Heywood, Killiworgie, Kurlycoat, Skylark and Starline).

Bosahan Highfalutin sold for 2000 gns

Our hopes for an impressive Commercial Day in April were unfortunately thwarted and finally abandoned for the year. However, plans are well under way for 2018. In May, Cornwall breeders supported the Worcester Society sale offering half of the bulls and a third of the females forward on the day. Entries included cattle from Killiworgie (Male Champion and Reserve and highest female price of the sale with Killiworgie Hope), Chegwidden (Female Champion), Bosahan (Reserve Female Champion), Crowgey and Kurlycoat.

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Worcester Sale Male & Female Champions – Killiworgie Heroe and Chegwidden Bambino’s Hettie

During the first week of June attention is centred on our county show at Wadebridge. This year Gordon Clark (Broombrae ,Scotland) took on the damp task of judging the eight classes, respective specials and championships. Local breeders with entries forward included Sowenna, Kurylcoat, Chegwidden, Killiworgie and Bosahan. Sterling emerged as Female and Overall Champion with Sterling Celia’s FiFi who also took the Inter-breed Best Beef Cow. Cornish breeders will miss the annual Macmillan challenge for honours at our most prestigious show. The British Simmental section also featured in the Interbreed Beef Pairs honours with Reserve Junior Champion Sterling Barcardi’s Hope and Male Champion Killiworgie Hornblower. Cornwall herd class winners were Jake Gregory - Sterling Gino, Piers Hawkey - Sowenna Galaxy and Viv Hall - Chegwidden Hercules (Reserve Male Champion). A big thank must go to all the members and supporters involved in preparing, running and clearing up the hospitality tent and our generous sponsors. Killiworgie Hornblower and Sterling Barcardi’s Hope - Reserve Junior Interbreed Pairs


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Summer Shows - A big appreciation to all club members who have exhibited their cattle at the one day shows throughout the summer and flown the Simmental flag especially in mixed beef breed classes. Ant Hart (Treverbyn) deservedly was awarded the Cornwall Club most points award for successes with Skylark Geronimo and Bosahan Flavia Alesha while Jim, Jean and Steven Buckland (Wellatree) were runners-up with Wellatree Gem, Wellatree Honeybun and Wellatree Handsome Hermes.

Stithians Show: Bosahan Hector took the Simmental Championship with Killiworgie Camelia’s Honey in reserve. Wellatree Gem and Wellatree Honeybun were awarded the best of the pairs in the section. Bosahan Hector 16 - Stithians Show Champion

MOST POINTS COMPETITION 2017 OVER 6 ONE DAY SHOWS 1st Treverbyn 44 points 2nd Wellatree 39 points 3rd Bosahan 23 points

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Skylark Geronimo was awarded Champion Simmental with Killiworgie Grace’s Camelia best Simmental female. Geronimo went on to stand reserve in the inter-breed judging. Bosahan Flavia Alesha and Wellatree Gem lifted the inter-breed best pair of uncalved heifers. This is the fourth successive year that the Simmental females have prevailed. Camborne also invited the beef breeds to put forward teams of five females against the dairy representatives for the first time in the Harry Cock Challenge Trophy’s forty-year history. Killiworgie Grace’s Camelia, Bosahan Georgia Cruz and Wellatree Honeybun joined the aforementioned best pair and were placed in the reserve spot to the Ruby Reds.

During August, Cornwall club members joined the South West Club to visit the Deerhurst herd before their September dispersal sale. It was a day given to us to admire cattle in an historic setting, blessed with glorious sunshine before a splendid buffet meal at the local tavern. On the show scene Wellatree landed the Simmental Championship and the breed pairs at Okehampton show for the third consecutive year this time with Gem and Honeybun.

Skylark Geronimo 15 - Camborne Champion and Reserve Interbreed

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Sowenna Galaxy - Best 2 year old heifer


REGIONAL CLUB REPORTS The Cornwall Club herd competition was judged by Gethin Lloyd (Crugmelyn) accompanied by the lovely Enfys over the first weekend of September with awards presented on the final evening. Congratulations to Steve and Gill Gummow (Killiworgie) for winning Overall Best Herd in Cornwall and the Southwest and we wish them continued success with their new stock bull – English National Show Champion Lynfield Hamish. 2017 Herd Competition Results BEST BULL CALF BORN IN 2017 1st Killiworgie Ironman 17 2nd Bosahan Inferno 17 3rd Sowenna Ivor 17

BEST JUNIOR BULL BORN ON AFTER 1ST OCTOBER 2016 – 31ST DECEMBER 2016 1st Bosahan Halzephron 16 2nd Killiworgie High Five 16

BEST STOCK BULL 1st Sperrin View Director 12 (Wellatree) 2nd Killiworgie Emperor 13 (Killiworgie) 3rd Skerrington Armada 09 (Bosahan)

BEST HEIFER CALF BORN IN 2017 1st Killiworgie Chrissie’s Izzie 2nd Wellatree Iva Spot 3rd Bosahan Isadora Velia

BEST JUNIOR HEIFER BORN ON AFTER 1ST OCTOBER 2016 – 31ST DECEMBER 2016 1st Killiworgie Buttercup’s Hemara 2nd Wellatree Hermione 3rd Bosahan Heather Blossom

BEST IN-CALF HEIFER (DUE TO CALVE BEFORE THE AGE OF 3). 1st Wellatree Gem 2nd Killiworgie Glamorous Gilly 3rd Bosahan Gracie Venus

BEST COW 1st Bosahan Cruz Velia 2nd Dinton Henrietta 6th 3rd Killiworgie Gracie’s Camelia

BEST COMMERCIAL CALF BORN IN 2017 1st Sowenna 2nd Treverbyn 3rd Wellatree

BEST YOUNG STOCK 1st Wellatree 2nd Killiworgie 3rd Treverbyn

BEST SMALL HERD 1st Treverbyn 2nd Rosewin

BEST LARGE HERD 1st Killiworgie 2nd Bosahan 3rd Wellatree

BEST HERD OVERALL Winner: Killiworgie Runner Up: Treverbyn

JUDGE’S AWARD Rosewin for the quietest cattle

September also featured the annual Club trip which this year saw Cornwall & South West Club members heading for the Peak District. Despite the preceding weeks of appalling weather endured by our hosts we were made welcome by the Popes, Denizes, Atlow, Storersmith and Midhope herds. We also managed to fit in a lunch stop at Church Farm Brewery and a morning at the wonderful Chatsworth House.

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Even our Williams coach sported a Simmi prefix Gathering breeders old and new, an eclectic mix We set out on our annual trip with anticipation Would the forthcoming visits fulfil our expectations?

Following a Premier supper and restful sleep We left Macclesfield to view the Pope’s elite Thwarted by roadworks and delay The Woods family changed the order of the day After donning waterproofs under cloudy skies We gathered around Cleo and Co with envious sighs Viewed Fearless progeny and Comber heifers with spark Followed by a bulls’ weight competition won by Skylark We travelled onto Denizes who did not fail to impress Meeting Galaxy and Eve two of their best It was a delight to observe such youthful ambition Will the vision for bull sales success come to fruition? With an embryo programme using MRI recipients in place The herd will develop various bloodlines at a pace Their production sale planned for the 2020 anniversary year Will generate great interest with breeders across the sphere On day two we were blessed with sun Visited Chatsworth with splendour to stun Moving on to Atlow we lunched in style And viewed Barnabus & F.1’s offspring for a while With Valentine and Irish bloodlines their females did wow We finally left David and Susan with the gift of a floating cow We concluded the day with the Storersmith clan Where Richard and Louise shared their long-term plan The herd starting with Starburst and Jessie foundations Were followed with Snow Queen and Vivian temptations Hopes are for girls in numbers equal to the males With the best bull calves destined for Society sales After crossing the Pennine Way and sweeping Howden Moors We completed our trip with a visit to Midhope’s doors Welcomed by Bright Light and her charming girls On the quality of the herd we all concur We observed Everheart at work first hand A 2018 bull calf named Janner would be grand Thereafter we returned in reflective mood Discussing the wonderful cattle that we had viewed The hospitality provided by our generous hosts Enhanced a visit with experiences to toast A warm welcome awaits you all in the South West With an Oggy Oggy Oggy and a selection of our best

The Cornwall Pedigree Calf show which was held on the last Sunday in October and overall entries forward were down. Patrick Greed sorted the British Continental Breeds and awarded Crowgey Invictus the Simmental Championship with an April 17 son of Vale Royal Extra Special out of Frosty Daisy. Len and Adrian Curry travelled down to Cornwall from Somerset and were rewarded by taking the reserve spot with their January 17 heifer Winford Vogue 13th by Banwy Wonderboy and returned home with the new Bolankin perpetual trophy. We also wish the Crowgey herd well with their recent acquisition - Corrick Harrison, a Kilbride Farm Delboy son. A busy year concluded with our annual general meeting in November attended by Neil Shand. Charlie Harris was re-elected as President for another term and Penny Lally was invited to join our select group of life members. John Langdon kindly donated a lovely model of Simmental Cattle to be awarded annually to a Junior Member of the club. The meeting was followed by an interesting presentation by St Boniface Vets, Crediton on Multiple Ovulation Embryo Transfer (MOET) and Ovum Pick Up/In Vitro Embryo Production (OPU/IVP) facilitated by Tony Kemmish and Danielle Priestly. Their practice is only one of six in the country that offer an OPU/IVP service. The Cornwall Club has been made welcome by breeders across the British Isles and Eire and we extend an invitation to regional clubs and individual breeders alike to visit our wonderful county. It is possible to combine a short break with herd visits and club officers would be pleased to organise an itinerary for you.

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We lunched at the Church Farm Brewery innovation In the clever dairy transformation David led by taking a headlong dive inside Thankfully: Aran jumper and corduroy trousers survived Ploughman’s accompanied by craft-brewed ale was savoured We marvelled at the ale making process on our behalf laboured Enlighted to the mysteries of combining malted grain and spring water Ending with fish bladders the cloudiness of beer to alter

October saw the Sterling herd dispersal sale and congratulations to Jake Gregory (Kurlycoat) for securing the Royal Cornwall, English National and Royal Highland winner Sterling Barcardi’s Hope.

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2018 EVENTS 20TH April – Exeter Market Multi-breed Sale incorporating Second Cornwall Club Sale - entries invited (www.kivells.com) 7th,8th and 9th – Royal Cornwall Show Commercial Open Day – date and venue T.B.C. 27th August - Killiworgie 20th Anniversary Open Day By kind invitation of Steve and Gill Gummow Mid September – Club Trip to Scottish Borders REGIONAL CLUBS AND BREEDERS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME TO CORNWALL AND WE WOULD BE PLEASED TO ORGANISE HERD VISITS FOR YOU Chairman Jim Buckland t: 01736 810252 m: 07896 519570 e-mail: jamesebuckland@btinternet.com Secretary Bridget Olds t: 01326 340976 m: 07890 384094 e-mail : oldsbosahan@aol.com

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East Anglian Simmental Club Report by Hayley Clarke – Secretary

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irstly, I would like to thank our club members who supported shows and sales this year with some very good cattle. We have lots of talks and debates at our club meetings but one thing we would all like to see is either a requirement for animals at shows to be health tested or housed separately with their own wash etc (much the same as MV accredited sheep). With the breed working so hard on health status on farms and at sales we think we should campaign to carry on at shows. Linda and Paul Gunther announced at our October meeting that they were retiring from the contracting business, holding an auction of some very good equipment in February. The commercial herd will be reduced and sold over the next year or so, leaving just a small pedigree herd enabling time for more shows and possibly a few more extra days shooting. At Newark sale we saw the dispersal of two of our club members Denis Mitchell (Thursford) and the Abram family (Beetley), we wish you well for the future. Bulls sold well, with a record price for this venue. At Stirling in October our heifer Williams Belle’s Hannah was Female Champion and we saw the dispersal of the Sterling herd. It was nice to see some very nice cattle come to Norfolk.

Shows have been mostly down in cattle numbers, probably for all sorts of reasons, TB rules, health risks or just the high cost of showing. Royal Norfolk had a good turn out of cattle of a high standard, shame about the weather – another wet Norfolk! Lesley and David won Breed Champion with Heathbrow Sarah’s Elegance and our young bull Hogwarts won Junior Interbreed and Reserve Male Interbreed. At Aylsham show Linda and Paul were Breed Champion with Fircovert Edwina and won Interbreed Pairs with Edwina and Fantasy. A big thank you to our judges, especially Judy Borlase for judging our herd competition, travelling from the south Suffolk coast to the north Norfolk coast! We are privileged to have the National Show coming to Royal Norfolk in 2019, they have a new livestock manager Holly Whitaker, who will work with us to make it a great success I’m sure. Finally, I would like to wish you all good health, happiness and good luck for 2018. HERD COMPETITION RESULTS JUDGE - JUDY BORLASE HEIFER CALF BORN 2017 1st Fircovert Simmentals – Fircovert ivory 2nd William Clarke Livestock – Williams Imelda Kat 3rd Key Simmentals – Key Barbarellas Vicky 4th Theberton Simmentals - Theberton Isla

BULL CALF BORN 2017 1st William Clarke Livestock – Williams I of the Tiger 17 2nd Fircovert Simmentals – Fircovert Islander 17 3rd Theberton Simmentals – Theberton Invincible 17 4th Key Simmentals – Key Irresistible 17

COW AND CALF 1st Fircovert Simmentals – Fircovert Cecilia & Fircovert Isaac 17 2nd Theberton Simmentals – Theberton Emma 2nd & Theberton Harriett 2nd 3rd William Clarke Livestock – Starline Lorette 24th & Williams Invincible 17 4th Key Simmentals – Key Grace 2nd & Key Grace 4th

PROGENY GROUP 1st Fircovert Simmentals – Horsfordmanor Wonder 2nd William Clarke Livestock – Hockenhull Snow Queen 3rd Theberton Simmentals – Theberton Abagail 4th Key Simmentals – Key Grace

STOCK BULL 1st William Clarke Livestock – Clonagh Die Hard Gallant 2nd Fircovert Simmentals – Burghbridge Bradley 10 3rd Key Simmentals – Midhope Granite 15 4th Theberton Simmentals – Thursford Ant 09

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Eastern Simmental Club Report by Emma McInnes - Secretary 2017 SHOWS

Midhope Firstlight Tinsel

Lincoln Show was the first outing for the club members. The Hollingsworth family’s Midhope Firstlight Tinsel took Supreme & Female Champion, going on to take Reserve Interbreed Champion. Tinsel is the first heifer calf from the noted cow Midhope Brightlight. Tom & Ruby’s bull Scotland Hill Hercules, who was the first progeny to be shown from Glenturk Extra Special, took Reserve Male and Reserve Junior Champion. He also went on to team up with Midhope Firstlight Tinsel and Midhope Heavenly Light (Tinsel’s full sister) to compete in and take the Reserve Interbreed Group of Three. Norfolk show saw Kirsty and Donald winning the April yearling class with St Trinians Holly. At the Agri Expo in Carlisle the Steele family flew the flag for the club, taking 1st place with their bull calf Blakewell Idol in the January class and second place with their other bull calf Blakewell Idaho in the March class, these are the first progeny to be shown from Saltire

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Fortune. Andrew took 2nd place with his heifer Weeton Crocus’s Honeysuckle in the September class. Katie who had clipped, prepared and showed the cattle, went on to take 3rd place in the young handler’s class.

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At the Spring show and sale held at Carlisle, the Steele family took three heifers, selling to the top of 3500gns, all into pedigree herds. With the Midhope family taking the Leading Ladies Champion selling to the top of 3000gns and also into pedigree herds. Tom and Ruby’s bull Scotland Hill Goodie took 2nd place in his class and sold for 4100gns. Midhope Gem

This sale saw Brian Lundy have a major reduction. I’m sure that this was a sad day for Brian but it did see his genetics sold to purchasers across the country and I’m sure Brian will enjoy seeing how they all go on and breed in the future. Brian was a founding member of the Eastern club, his passion and enthusiasm for the breed, and agriculture as a whole, is definitely to be admired. Tom and Ruby took their first bull up to Stirling in October, Scotland Hill Hercules, whom they’d successfully shown in the summer, receiving first place at the presale show and then selling for 4500gns.

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Ian Willison

It’s been a challenging year this year, what with the weather and just the sheer amount of work that we all take on but with that aside, as a club, the members have achieved a lot in their own right and had some fun along the way. Here is to 2018 and what that may bring along.

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Ian Willison was nominated for the Farmers Weekly beef farmer of the year award. Ian took 3rd place, we send huge congratulations for this fantastic achievement.

Ian Willison was nominated for the Farmers Weekly beef farmer of the year award. Ian took 3rd place, we send huge congratulations for this fantastic achievement. Ian definitely flies the Simmental flag very well and he did us all proud.

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Midlands Simmental Club

Greasley Estates – Lambclose Herd

Report by Richard Storer-Smith Chairman

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can hardly believe it’s 12 months since the last time I sat and typed the report for the Midlands Club. Our main events, the quiz and the herd competition were both very well supported once again. The quiz took place at The Moat House in Acton Trussell – a very successful and enjoyable evening was had by all. This year, All The Ex-President’s Men managed to nudge their way to victory by a slim margin over Team Sherlock, and tried not to look too delighted about it! In March this year, we had a visit from Meurig James to talk about classification. Several Midlands Club herds have started to classify their cows, and it was a very informative and interesting evening which resulted in much discussion of the pros and cons. The Herd Competition Results meeting was held at Greasley Estates this year, courtesy of Lady Barber. The weather was kind, the buildings beautiful, the view breathtaking, the food gorgeous and the pit fire welcome. A huge well done to Lady Barber, who won the overall competition, pipping Giles and Mandy Green into reserve. Two on-the-day competitions were held. The first was to guess the combined weight of six calves, which was won by Norma Pennington. The second was to guess the weight of an individual bull calf, which was won by Justin Fenemore. Sadly, too young to drink the prize, but a problem to which a solution was found. Many thanks to Penny Lally who made an excellent job of the judging, and to Ann Jukes, who was an entertaining travelling companion, and was absolutely correct about it being quicker to follow the coach in the car...

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Lady Barber was the Overall & Large Herd Winner (Lambclose)

Chris Martindale was presented with the award for Best Small Herd (Forsdale)

Giles Green was presented with the award for Best Medium Herd (Greenfields)

David Loftus won the Maiden Heifers class

David Loftus was presented with the Maiden Heifers Trophy


Competition winners Norma Pennington and Justin Fenemore

Club members have had their fair share of success at our National Show at Malvern. At the English National, four of the classes were won by Club members, with the Wroxall herd taking Senior heifer champion. A big shout out to all those who have competed this year; hopefully large numbers of breed champion rosettes have made it worth your while. It’s much easier (and cheaper!) to stay at home, so thank you HEATHBROW GIRLIE’S IVY - English Winter Fair Overall Champion

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Penny presenting her Special Young Persons prizes to Josh Swindells, Harriet Thomas-Mee & John Wainwright

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Penny Lally presenting the Judge’s Special Award to Nick Goddard (Ashes)

for flying the flag for our club and for the breed. A particular shout out to the following, who shone on the circuit this year in interbreed competitions: David and Susan Donnelly – Ashbourne Show – Supreme Beef Reserve Champion Richard and Louise Storer-Smith – Ashbourne Show – Open Beef Pairs - Reserve Jimmy and Vikki Wood – Great Yorkshire Show – Supreme Beef Champion Jimmy and Vikki Wood - Royal Welsh Show– Supreme Beef Champion & Reserve Fitzhugh Championship Pairs Our young members had several successes this year, not least Harriet Thomas-Mee, who was the highest placed English entrant in the Young Members Stock Judging. She will be representing England and the Midlands Club at the stock judging at the Danish National Show and we wish her the best of luck. Hannah Wood has also had an impressive year winning the Stockperson of the year trophy at the Royal Highland Show and Interbreed Young Handlers pairs at the Royal Welsh Show in a very tough competition. Alex Heath won the Cogent Beef Futures Award, and with it a scholarship and a trip to France and the opportunity to visit the Paris Show earlier this year. The year finished with the stand at the English Winter Fair, manned by Mandy, Kath Martindale and Andrea Booth. The Show was overshadowed this year by the loss last month of Liz Turrell. Liz was a backbone of the Midlands Club, whose presence was always evident on the stand at the Winter Fair – she was, and will be, greatly missed. Thank you to everyone who donated cakes and raffle prizes – we raised £218.20, which will be donated to the Royal British Legion in memory of Liz.


REGIONAL CLUB REPORTS I would like to sign off as Chairman with an official acknowledgment of the achievement made by Jimmy and Vikki Wood this year. Two Interbreed successes at two of the UK’s largest Shows is not something that should go unnoted. As active Midlands Club members they, (and Popes Princess’ Cleo EX95) have represented us as a club - and the Simmental breed in general - in the best possible light in top-class competition. I would also like to thank Vikki for ENGLISH WINTER FAIR 2017 - NATIONAL PEDIGREE CALF SHOW JUDGE - MR D BURKILL OVERALL CHAMPION & CHAMPION HEIFER CALF Heathbrow Girlie’s Ivy - D A & L A Sapsed

RESERVE OVERALL CHAMPION & CHAMPION BULL CALF Heathbrow Imperial 17 - D A & L A Sapsed

RESERVE CHAMPION BULL CALF Lancelot Isaac 17 - Mr & Mrs J Mee

RESERVE CHAMPION HEIFER CALF Lancelot Isobell - Mr & Mrs J Mee

JUNIOR BULL CALF BORN BETWEEN 1ST JANUARY 2017 AND 30TH JUNE 2017 1ST - Heathbrow Imperial 17 by Heathbrow Grand Slam - D A & L A Sapsed 2ND - Lancelot Isaac 17 by Rathlee Ben - Mr & Mrs J Mee

JUNIOR HEIFER CALF BORN BETWEEN 1ST JANUARY 2017 AND 30TH JUNE 2017 1ST - Heathbrow Girlie’s Ivy by Kilbride Farm Comber - D A & L A Sapsed 2ND – Lancelot Isobell by Rathlee Ben - Mr & Mrs J Mee 3RD – Lancelot Louise 7th by Rathlee Ben - Mr & Mrs J Mee

MIDLAND HERD COMPETITION RESULTS 2017 LARGE HERD 1ST GREASLEY ESTATES – LADY BARBER (LAMBCLOSE) 2ND D & C LOFTUS (BLACKPOOL) 3RD EVANS FAMILY (WROXALL)

MEDIUM HERD 1ST GILES, MANDY & RICHARD GREEN (GREENFIELDS) 2ND RICHARD & LOUISE STORER-SMITH (STORERSMITH) 3RD JOE MEE (LANCELOT)

SMALL HERD 1ST CHRIS & KATH MARTINDALE (FORSDALE) 2ND ERIC FORD & DELIA WILLIAMS (STATION HOUSE) 3RD JAMES ARNOLD (VALE ROYAL)

COW FAMILY 1ST SHEBDON PET (ERIC FORD & DELIA WILLIAMS) 2ND FORSDALE WILLOW (CHRIS & KATH MARTINDALE) 3RD POPES WHISPERS COCO (A & S HEATH)

BEST STOCK BULL 1ST TISET DARWIN (GILES, MANDY & RICHARD GREEN) 2ND HEATHBROW DISCOVERY 12 (GREASLEY ESTATES) 3RD LOSNING IVER (EVANS FAMILY)

BEST GROUP OF IN CALF HEIFERS 1ST G, M & R GREEN (GREENFIELDS) 2ND GREASLEY ESTATES (LAMBCLOSE) 3RD D & C LOFTUS (BLACKPOOL)

BEST GROUP OF MAIDEN HEIFERS 1ST D & C LOFTUS (BLACKPOOL) 2ND GREASLEY ESTATES (LAMBCLOSE) 3RD ERIC FORD & DELIA WILLIAMS (STATION HOUSE)

BEST CALF AT FOOT BORN IN 2017 1ST LAMBCLOSE ISAR (GREASLEY ESTATES) 2ND BLACKPOOL IDA (D & C LOFTUS) 3RD ATLOW ISABELLA (D & S DONNELLY)

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her support as Vice Chair over the last two years, and am delighted to hand over the Chair of the Club to her. Finally, a Club is only as good as its officers. Mandy and Bill have been running the club as Secretary and Treasurer for many years, and we would be lost without them. Thank you for all your efforts – as a club we are grateful to you both for the huge amount of time and commitment you continue to give.

AN EPIC ADVENTURE! We called it ‘an Epic Adventure’ Judging the Midland Club herds Hardly ‘Thelma & Louise ’more ‘Enid & Maud’ We set off, these two crazy birds! When asked to judge I was not sure But the challenge was hard to refuse So I asked my good friend Ann to come with me Her navigating skills we could both use!! All the cattle we saw were impressive A pleasure to be able to see Without exception all breeders so passionate For their cattle, it made judging them so hard for me I love meeting’ Simmental people’ The same passion for their animals we share Everyone made us so very welcome For four days we talked ‘Simmies’, us pair Apart from the cattle I must mention; At Wroxall superb tea and cake At Heaths’ their sweet Border Terriers Which of course Ann wanted to take At the Arnolds’ the thunder and dear Hugo Whom we joined for a quick bite of lunch The Martindales’ litter of puppies Twelve wee spaniels in that happy bunch At Blackpool with the Tower in the distance The Maize maze and donkey from the beach Then the Goddards’ in their ‘Little Switzerland’ Where we got lost when trying to reach The Wainwrights’ so busy and keen Storer Smiths with a prize winning cake David Donnelly’s Henry the Donkey Lovely garden and beautiful lake At Greasley we met Lady Barber A lady who knows what she likes to see When viewing her cattle from her window At her grand age inspirational to me Joe Mee and his super keen granddaughter Delia Williams’ vegetable garden supreme And then last but not least the dear Mandy And her hard working family, the Greens

GREASLEY ESTATES – LADY BARBER (LAMBCLOSE)

RESERVE OVERALL GILES, MANDY & RICHARD GREEN (GREENFIELDS)

JUDGE’S SPECIAL AWARD ASHES (GODDARD FAMILY) FOR THEIR GREAT ENTHUSIASM AND KEENNESS FOR THE BREED

PENNY’S SPECIAL…YOUNG PERSON’S PRIZES JOSH SWINDELLS, JOHN WAINWRIGHT AND HARRIET THOMAS-MEE FOR THEIR ENTHUSIASM AND OBVIOUS LOVE FOR THE SIMMENTAL BREED

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So thank you for the honour of judging I hope not too many folk I’ve upset I have seen wonderful cattle and breeders A great experience I will never forget. Penny Lally. August 2017


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North East Club Report by Jayne Pick, Secretary.

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he North East Club’s year began in February with the Interbreed quiz held at the usual venue, The Anchor Inn, Whixley. The Club put up a tremendous fight to finish a very creditable 2nd to the NE Charolais Club. One week later the British Blues held their Charity quiz evening at Burghwallis near Doncaster. The Club had a somewhat depleted team and did really well not to finish up collecting the wooden spoon! Thank you to the NE Limousin Club and the NE British Blue Club for their invite and warm hospitality, it all made for a couple of very enjoyable evenings. April brought the Leading Ladies Show & Sale. Well done to Club members Val, John & Craig Hollingsworth who collected the Championship with ‘Midhope Gem’ who sold for 3000gns to A Clarke, County Armagh. Her stable mate ‘Midhope Gwenn’ also sold for 3000gns. Ian & Margaret Steele from Easington near Hull had their long journey rewarded when they sold their unhaltered female ‘Blakewell Annie’s Gaiety’ for 3500gns to Clive Houldey from Waterbeck, Lockerbie. This February 2015 born heifer was sired by Caistor Aristotle 09 and had been running with Blakewell Warrior prior to sale. The Clubs AGM was held at Scarthingwell in April after Sunday lunch. All positions remained unaltered. Thank you MIDHOPE GEM - Leading Ladies Champion

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to Craig Hollingsworth for continuing his role as Chairman and Andrew Steele for his long-standing position as Treasurer. Congratulations to our Chairman Craig Hollingsworth and his parents John & Val on their success at the Lincolnshire show in June. They were showing two daughters out of their unbeaten show cow ‘Midhope Bright Light’.


MIDHOPE FIRSTLIGHT TINSEL - Overall Champion & Reserve Interbreed Champion at the Lincolnshire Show

POPES PRINCESS CLEO – Supreme Interbreed Champion at the Great Yorkshire Show

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It was the turn of Preston-based Vikki, Jimmy, Harry and Hannah Wood to take the Supreme Interbreed title at the Great Yorkshire Show in July with Popes Princess Cleo, a February-2011 born cow with her heifer calf at foot. Many congratulations to the Wood family for their terrific achievement. The quality of cattle at the show was again superb. Thank you to Anne Wise and Jim Brindley for their help in putting on refreshments for exhibitors and guests. Next year the Great Yorkshire will be hosting the National Show. The NE Club is looking forward to welcoming exhibitors and visitors. ‘Midhope Firstlight Tinsel’ continued her run of success

at the Driffield Show in July winning the Championship in the any other breed section. Well done to Katie Steele who brought out her parent’s sweet 9-month-old heifer ‘Weeton Crocus’s Honeysuckle’ to collect a 2nd in a very strong young handlers class, well done again Katie. The Driffield Show is Yorkshire’s largest one day show and attracts huge crowds. Unfortunately this year, due to fewer Simmental exhibitors, the breed was amalgamated with the any other breed classes. Whilst numbers in this section were good it is such a pity the Simmental classes have been lost. Please do try to support this fantastic show and hopefully we will see a return of classes for our breed. In September, highly respected North East members Mike & June Brears dispersed their successful and long established Beaghall Herd. The herd was founded in 1987 with purchases from the Sacombe & Revelex Herds and has enjoyed success at major shows including the Royal. Greenside Trixie Belle 3rd was purchased in 1997 for 10,800gns, a new record price for a Simmental heifer at the time. The Herd looked very well on the day and I am sure these genuine cattle will go on to do very well for their new owners. At the Agri Expo Calf Show in Carlisle in November, North East members Ian & Margaret Steele won a 1st and 2nd in the young bull classes with Blakewell Idol and Blakewell Idaho respectively. Whilst Andrew & Ruth Steele collected a 2nd with their heifer Weeton Crocus’s Honeysuckle. Andrew & Ruth’s daughter, Katie, then came 3rd in the young handlers competition. A real family celebration! At the time of writing the Club is looking forward to the Annual Dinner in November. This is the last get together before the winter months and always proves to be a wellattended enjoyable evening. Although there are many uncertainties around Brexit, the breed continues to progress. Wishing all Simmental breeders success and pleasure with their cattle in 2018.

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‘Midhope Firstlight Tinsel’ won the Overall Championship and collected the Reserve Interbreed the next day, whilst her sibling ‘Midhope Heavenly Light’ took the Reserve Female Champion spot. The full sisters by ‘Delfur Chas 11’ along with Tom Hills’ ‘Scotland Hill Hercules 16’ made up the Interbreed group of three and were pulled into the Reserve Champion spot; what a great advert for the breed.


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North West Simmental Club Report by Juliet Sanders - Chairman

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hat a pleasure it has been to be chairman for the second year of the North West Simmental Club. Firstly, I would like to welcome the six new members who have joined us this year. The year started with our club AGM held at the Auctioneer, Carlisle, where new club officers and committee were elected and Wendy Dickinson retired as club secretary, all her hard work was very much appreciated by the club so thank you Wendy. Following the AGM Jim and Patricia Goldie very kindly gave us a talk on Cow Classification, after a lot of interest and discussion the idea of a practical demonstration was born. April was the Leading Ladies and Bull Sale at Carlisle. It was kindly judged by Zara Clarke from County Armagh. Crystal glasses were presented to the Goldie family for Newbiemains Glitz for the highest placed North West Club member.

Highest placed Northwest member

August, and a beautiful summer’s day for our club farm walk held at Newbiemains Simmentals in conjunction with a female classification day. This was a very popular event attended by 180 people from far and wide. We were free to walk around the impressive herd of cattle all looking glorious in lovely fields of grass. After a lovely lunch the head classifier Meurig James conducted the demonstration which we all found very interesting. The aim of female classification is to “classify” the cow by judging traits, the body, beef character, legs feet and udder. The day was finished off with a fabulous bar b que It was also a fund raiser for the children’s ward at Dumfries Hospital raising £3000. A huge thank-you to Jim and Patricia Goldie, and family, for hosting this impressive event.

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REGIONAL CLUB REPORTS The young members trip this year was in our neighbouring region and members of the club were kindly invited to attend the BBQ hosted by the Barlows at Denizes Simmentals and also to the second day hosted by Club members David and Christine Loftus at Blackpool Simmentals, where visitors had an enjoyable day viewing their cattle and exploring the Maize Maze. The club would like to Congratulate Manor Park and the Houldey family on their success at the Stirling Bull sales. The Agri Expo was again a popular event. This year club members expressed an interest to be more involved in

the cattle exhibits on the stand. Therefore earlier in the year Neil Shand kindly organised to meet with members to plan this. This was well attended and great to see such active involvement from the key members. Fantastic cattle were sourced from Ian Willison, the monitor farm, and local farmers, David and Rosemary Cornthwaite, Irvine Pearson and Jim and Patricia Goldie. Overall we had an impressive stand that was busy all day. There was a lot of interest from commercial farmers and we had several new members join our club. A big thank you to all who helped on the day....good club effort team! Handsome Boys Castlewynne Huw and Dafydd Gwynne

Highest placed NorthWest member Christine Loftus being presented with glasses by Juliet Sanders with Judge Robin Boyd

Abbey Forsyth and little Jim Goldie collecting 1st prize for the Newbiemains herd, sponsored by Genus

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Great young handlers class

The Calf Show was well supported there were a good number of entries with a high quality show of calves. Prizes for each class were generously provided by sponsors from local companies. The North West highest placed member was the Blackpool herd, so we were pleased to present them with a set of crystal glasses. The Young Handler’s class was the largest class of the day and was well supported by some new handlers. After much deliberation the judge chose Frank Gywnne as his worthy winner, who he presented with the Ralph Lloyd Perpetual Trophy.

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CARLISLE EXPO CALF SHOW RESULTS 2017 JUDGE: ROBIN BOYD BULL, BORN ON OR BETWEEN 01.08.16 AND 15.09.16 1st Thursford Hero - D Lowry 2nd Blackpool Harper - D Loftus 3rd Chestermann Heston - N & N Gwynne

BULL, BORN ON OR BETWEEN 16.09.16 AND 31.12.16 1st Castlegwynne Huw - D Gwynne 2nd Bridgedale Hamish - J Greenop 3rd Blackpool Humbug - D Loftus

BULL, BORN ON OR BETWEEN 01.01.17 AND 15.03.17 1st Blakewell Idol - I & M Steele 2nd Barmurrie Icon - Messrs Smith 3rd Clearwater I’m Yer Man - R Loftus

OVERALL CHAMPION Thursford Hero - D Lowry

RESERVE OVERALL CHAMPION Denizes Impressive - M Barlow

CHAMPION PAIR OF ANIMALS J David Loftus

YOUNG HANDLERS 1st Frank Gwynne 2nd Hannah Wood 3rd Katie Steele

Denizes Impressive 17 (pictured at the Stars of the Future)

BULL, BORN ON OR AFTER 16.03.17 1st Denizes Impressive - M Barlow 2nd Blakewell Idaho - I & M Steele 3rd Clearwater International Playboy - R Loftus

HEIFER, BORN ON OR BETWEEN 16.09.16 AND 31.12.16 1st Blackpool Hosanna - D Loftus 2nd Weeton Crocus’s Honeysuckle - A & R Steele 3rd Popes Tatiana - J & V Wood

HEIFER, BORN ON OR BETWEEN 01.01.17 AND 15.03.17 1st Newbiemains Impressive - J & P Goldie 2nd Denizes Cadette 35th - M Barlow 3rd Newbiemains Ice Queen - J & P Goldie

SENIOR CHAMPION Thursford Hero - D Lowry Reserve Senior Champion Blackpool Harper - D Loftus

JUNIOR CHAMPION Denizes Impressive - M Barlow Reserve Junior Champion Newbiemains Impressive - J & P Goldie

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Denizes Gallant

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Denizes Glenlivet

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Denizes Impressive Junior Champion at Agri Expo and Junior Male Champion at Stars of the Future 2017 Sired by Denizes Fantastic who sold in February 2016 to the Ballinalare Farm Herd

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Northern Ireland Simmental Cattle Breeders Club Chairman’s Report by Matthew Cunning

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t is a sad time for the Northern Ireland Simmental Club as I write this review, with the recent tragic passing of our long-standing and highly esteemed club and committee member Mrs Thelma Gorman from Armagh. Thelma established her Woodford Herd almost 40 years ago. She was dedicated to the Northern Ireland Simmental Club and supported the local agricultural shows. She was a great ambassador for the Simmental breed, and a tremendous inspiration to other breeders. Thelma Gorman has been the only lady chairperson in the club’s history, having held the office on two occasions, 1997 and 2007. Thelma worked selflessly for the local community, and was the worthy recipient of the 2016 Farming Life/Danske Bank Unsung Hero Award. Thelma will be greatly missed by our club. Scottish breeder Iain Green from the Corskie Herd of pedigree Simmentals at Garmouth, praised the quality of Simmentals at the Pedigree Calf Fair, held at Balmoral. “It has been a pleasure to judge this impressive show.” Catching Iain Green’s eye to take the Senior Championship plaudits was the thirteen-month-old Scribby Farms George, an Omorga Volvo son, bred by Keith and Andrea Nelson from Rosslea. Runner-up was the September 2015 Lisglass Gallant bred by Leslie Weatherup, and son Chris, from Ballyclare. This one is by herd sire, and former Balmoral Champion, Dermotstown Delboy. Pat Kelly, and son Frank, Tempo, secured the Junior Championship award with the ten-month-old bull Ashland Humdinger. Also by Dermotstown Delboy. Claiming the Reserve Junior title was the January 2016 Curaheen Apostle son Drumlone Hotrod exhibited by Kenny Veitch, Lisbellaw.

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Scribby Farms George - Senior Champion

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Ashland Humdinger - Junior Champion

The Club held its annual dinner and presentation of awards at the Cohannon Inn, Dungannon, where we all enjoyed a great meal followed by the prize distribution to our successful show and sale winners. At this event we also extend thanks to our many sponsors who are very important to this club’s success. Congratulations to all. February saw many Northern Ireland breeders set off to Stirling bull sales. The Robson family from Doagh brought a strong entry of 14 bulls. Topping the Robson line-up was the first prize winning Kilbride Farm Goldstar at 12,000gns, an August 2015 born son of Kilbride Farm Warren. Two more Kilbride Farm bulls commanded five figure price tags. First to sell was the fourth placed Kilbride Farm Gregor a polled July 2015 son of the imported stock bull Sneumgaard Imperator and Kilbride Farm Gruffalo a Crugmelyn Brenin son. Another Crugmelyn Brenin son Kilbride Farm Gleneely came under the hammer at 7,500gns. County Fermanagh pedigree breeders William, Margaret and George Nelson, Rosslea, realised 11,000gns for the first prize winner Drumacritten George by Dermotstown Delboy. Setting a herd record of 8,000gns for Michael and Eamon McCloskey, Kilrea, was the fifth placed Drumagarner Gallagher. This June 2015 entry was sired by the home-bred stock bull Drumagarner Derry The first placed Ashland Gingerboy sold at 6,500gns for Pat and Frank Kelly, Tempo. He was sired by the homebred Raceview King son Ashland Brandy. Also selling at 6,500gns was the third placed Ranfurly Gerrard from David and Jonny Hazelton’s Dungannonbased herd.


Hiltonstown Giles - Reserve Male & Reserve Supreme Champion

The father and son team, Leslie and Chris Weatherup of the Lisglass Herd marked their fourth Supreme Overall Championship in five years at Balmoral Park. Catching the eye of Scottish judge Iain Green was the home-bred Lisglass Goddess, a twenty-month-old heifer sired by stock bull Dermotstown Delboy. Mr Green said, “This heifer has tremendous length and width, a good topline and she is 100% correct on her feet and legs.” Claiming the Reserve Overall title was the Male Champion Ashland Humdinger, a sixteen-month-old bull bred by Pat Kelly, and son Frank, from Tempo, County Fermanagh. He was sired by Dermotstown Delboy. This bull was Junior Champion at the Pedigree Calf Fair last November. The sixteen-month-old Ranfurly Weikel 18th secured the Reserve Junior and Reserve Female Championship awards for David and Jonny Hazelton, Dungannon. This year’s Woodcraft Kitchens (Kilrea) sponsored Junior Heifer Derby was held at Ballymena Show. The Champion was Ranfurly Weikel 18th from the Hazeltons with Lisglass Helena claiming the reserve position for the Weatherups. Many thanks once again to Eamon McCloskey for his continued support.

BALLYMENA SHOW 27TH MAY 2017 Ranfurly Weikel 18th - Junior Heifer Derby Champion

SPRING CLUB SHOW & SALE 24TH MARCH 2017 Ranfurly Goodfellow - Male & Supreme Champion

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Quality bulls were in demand at the Dungannon March sale. Judge Frank Kelly from the Ashland Herd in Tempo awarded the Animax-sponsored Supreme Championship honours to the Male Champion Ranfurly Goodfellow from David and Jonny Hazelton’s herd in Dungannon. He was sired by Omorga Murray out of Ranfurly Lady Diana 7th ET. Cookstown breeder Nigel Glasgow topped the sale with bids of 3,400gns and 3,300gns. Securing the day’s top bid of 3,400gns was the January 2016 born Bridgewater Farm Hector sired by Dermotstown Delboy, this second prize winner is out of the home-bred Bridgewater Farm Phyllis. Following close behind at 3,300gns was herd mate Bridgewater Farm Gazza. This first prize winner was born in November 2015 and is also by Dermotstown Delboy. His dam is Bridgewater Farm Simone. The first prize winning Drumlone Hotrod sold at 2,900gns for Kenneth Veitch, Lisbellaw. He was born in January 2016, and sired by Curaheen Apostle. The Reserve Male and Reserve Supreme Champion Hiltonstown Giles sold at 2,400gns for Richard Rodgers, Portglenone. Born in September 2015, and sired by Mohona Dandy, he is out of a home-bred Auroch Amos daughter. Females peaked at 2,600gns, paid to Adrian Richardson for the Female Champion Cleenagh Gaynor, sired by Drumlone Anchor. The same price was paid to Conrad Fegan, and father Val, from Rostrevor, for the third placed Knockreagh Gail. Duncan McDowell, Newtownards, realised 2,300gns for the Reserve Female Champion Castlemount Cute.

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Conrad and Val Fegan, Rostrevor, realised 6,000gns for Knockreagh Geronimo sired by Omorga Volvo. Leslie and Chris Weatherup, Ballyclare, sold four sons from their stock bull Dermotstown Delboy to a top price of 5,000gns. Garvagh’s Nevin Smith purchased the female champion Chestermann Wick Ginny, an April 2015 Kilbride Farm Wick daughter.


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Quality bulls met a ready market at the NI Simmental Club’s evening show and sale, held at Ballymena Mart. Topping the trade was the Male and Supreme Overall Champion Ranfurly Husaldo ET from David Hazelton’s Ranfurly herd in Dungannon. This sixteen-month-old entry was sired by Hillcrest Champion, and is bred from the Raceview King daughter Raceview Mandy Beauty. This was the Ranfurly Herd’s third successive championship at a club show and sale. Twin brothers Gary and Jonny McCammond from Randalstown scooped the Reserve Male and Reserve Supreme Championship awards with Maghereagh Gandalf. Born in August 2015 he is by Omorga Samson, and is bred from the Auroch Amos daughter Hiltonstown Emily – one of four cows in the herd. He came under the hammer at 3,900gns. Females peaked at 2,200gns, paid to Adrian Richardson, Maguiresbridge, for the Female Champion Cleenagh Honeybunch. This April 2016 born heifer is by Kilbride Farm Bantry. Commercial Simmental maiden heifers reached a ceiling of £1,180 and £1,100. The NI Simmental Cattle Breeders’ Club is indebted to its sponsors Edenvale Simmental Herd and Connon General Merchants.

Maghereagh Gandalf Reserve Male & Reserve Supreme Champion

The Wilson family’s Ballinlare Farm Herd was the venue for the club’s annual stockjudging competition which attracted a large turnout of club members and friends. During this event two teams were selected to represent Northern Ireland at the Society’s Young Members’ Association finals on Saturday 26th August. The venue is the Barlow family’s Denizes Herd in Lancashire. Sponsored by Bank of Ireland the Young Members teams include: Under 21yrs: William McMurray, Dromore, Co Down, and Jonny McCammond, Randalstown, Co Antrim. 21 to 30yrs: Alice Stubbs, Irvinestown, Co Fermanagh, and Chris Boyd, Portglenone, Co Antrim.

JUNIOR STOCKJUDGING 3RD JULY 2017 Alice Stubbs & Chris Boyd Junior Stockjudging Winners

SPRING CLUB SHOW & SALE 31ST MAY 2017 Ranfurly Husaldo - Male & Supreme Champion

Fermanagh County Show again hosted the Northern Ireland Simmental Finals. Newtownstewart Simmental breeders Cecil, Scott and Neil McIlwaine had a day to remember winning the Supreme Breed Championship and the award for the Ivomec Super Pair of the Year, and also the DANI Rosebowl for the best performance recorded Simmental bull.

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Ivomec Super Pairs - Corrick Hamlet & Corrick Harrison

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Dani Rosebowl Winner Corrick Hamlet

Lisglass Goddess & Lisglass Gayle - Reserve Ivomec Super Pairs

The Simmental section at the one-day show attracted strong competition, with entries coming under scrutiny from breed society president Robin Boyd who runs the Slievenagh Herd based at Portglenone. Mr Boyd described the 2017 winners of the Ivomec Super Pair final as well matched. “They are well-grown young bulls and complement each other well in terms of conformation and overall quality.” The March 2016 Corrick Hamlet and Corrick Harrison are sons of AI sires Kilbride Farm Delboy and Delfur Decider. Standing in reserve position were heifers Lisglass Goddess and Lisglass Gayle bred by Leslie and Christopher Weatherup from Ballyclare. They are both daughters of herd sire Dermotstown Delboy. Merial Animal Health’s territory sales manager Philip Clarke was on hand to congratulate the winners and present the prizes.

MALE AND FEMALE OF THE YEAR AWARDS

For almost two decades Simmental breeders have been competing on the provincial show circuit for points towards the Danske Bank Male and Female of the Year Awards. Claiming the Female of the Year title was the two-yearold heifer Raceview Goldie Dreamer from David and Jonny Hazelton’s Ranfurly Herd in Dungannon. She was sired by Kilbride Farm Bantry. Runner-up was the May 2015 Whitdrum Vicky bred by Jason Whitcroft from Armagh. Cecil McIlwaine, and sons Scott and Neil from Newtownstewart, secured the Male of the Year award with the home-bred Corrick Hamlet. Born in March 2016 he is by Delfur Decider. Securing the Reserve Male award was Ashland Humdinger, bred by Pat and Frank Kelly, Tempo.

Female of the Year Raceview Goldie Dreamer

Reserve Female of the Year Whitdrum Vicky

Male of the Year Corrick Hamlet

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Young member Molly Bradley from Armagh was crowned Simmental Stockperson of the Year.

Young Stockperson of the Year Molly Bradley

This year the club chose the NSPCC as the charity to benefit from the proceeds of the annual charity BBQ and auction held in Dungannon Rugby Club. The NSPCC’s volunteer-led ‘Speak out Stay Safe’ programme is aimed at children aged 5 to 11 years old. “Fully trained staff visit schools and conduct childfriendly interactive workshops aimed at providing children with the knowledge and understanding they need to stay safe from abuse and neglect. The programme has farreaching effects and encourages children to speak out to safeguard themselves.” A very enjoyable night was had by all in attendance and a cheque for £6,200 was handed over to the Charity.

At the Society’s National Stockjudging Finals, hosted by the Barlow family’s noted Denizes Herd in Lancashire, Northern Ireland Simmental Young Members’ Association again tasted success with the junior team of Jonny McCammond from Randalstown and Pearse Burns from Rathfriland placed second in the team category, and Pearse Burns securing third prize in the individual competition. In the senior section, Alice Stubbs, Irvinestown, and Chris Boyd, Portglenone, were also placed second in the team competition; while husband and wife Zara and Andrew Clarke from Armagh won third prize. Andrew Clarke won second prize in the senior individual category and also secured the award for the best reasons. He was Reserve Overall winner at this year’s competition, and is one of four UK members travelling to Denmark next year. Chris Boyd won third prize in the senior individual stockjudging class.

Individual Junior 3rd Pearse Burns

Individual Senior 2nd Andrew Clarke

Junior Team 2nd Jonny McCammond & Pearse Burns

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Castlemount Modesty 3rd Female & Supreme Champion

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Senior Team 2nd Alice Stubbs & Chris Boyd Ballinalare Farm Hector - Male & Reserve Supreme Champion

Reasons Senior winner Andrew Clarke

AUTUMN CLUB SHOW & SALE 6TH OCTOBER 2017

There was a strong demand for pedigree females at the Northern Ireland Simmental Club’s autumn show and sale, at Dungannon Farmers’ Mart. Leading the day’s trade at 5,200gns was the three-year-old cow Woodford Patricia 3rd and her five-month-old Dermotstown Delboy bull calf Woodford Iceberg from the dispersal of the noted Woodford Herd of the late Thelma Gorman. The closing bid came from Jason Whitcroft who runs the Armagh-based Whitdrum Herd. Next best at 3,600gns was the Reserve Female Champion Slieve Croob Hot Chick exhibited by Niall Robb from Ballynahinch. She was closely followed by Owenskerry Helga from the Cowan family, Fivemiletown. This second prize winner was sired by the 2015 Balmoral Champion Dermotstown Delboy secured a bid of 3,500gns. Stephen Millar, Irvinestown, realised 2,900gns for the third placed Glenock Grace ET. The pre-sale show was sponsored by Bimeda, and judged by young breeder Alice Stubbs from the Drumbulcan Herd in Irvinestown. Claiming the Supreme Championship ribbons was the Female Champion Castlemount Modesty 3rd bred by Duncan McDowell from Newtownards. A small entry of pedigree bulls peaked at 2,000gns, paid to Joe Wilson and Sons, Newry, for the Male and Reserve Supreme Champion Ballinlare Farm Hector. Commercial Simmental females topped at £1,900. The October Stirling bull sale saw the Simmental female records shattered when a maiden heifer attracted a bid of 28,000gns.

Leading the Northern Ireland consignment at 9,000gns was Kilbride Farm Holestone, bred by Billy Robson and sons from Doagh. This March 2016 entry was sired by Sneumgaard Imperator. The same vendors realised 4,500gns for the March 2016 Kilbride Farm Haggis, also by Sneumgaard Imperator. Twin bulls Drumacritten Henry and Drumacritten Harold came under the hammer at 4,200gns and 3,800gns for William Nelson, and son George, Rosslea. Born in May 2016 they are by Omorga Volvo. Seamus O’Kane from Drumquin realised 3,000gns for the May 2016 Dressogue Hunter, by Kilbride Farm Dragoon. Irvinestown herd owner Stephen Millar secured the Reserve Female Championship ribbons with the January 2016 Glenock Highflyer. This heifer is by Kilbride Farm Delboy, and bred from the Kilbride Farm Newry daughter Magheracrigan Wonder. The 2017 Farming Life and Danske Bank Unsung Hero Award was won by Northern Ireland Simmental club member John Jardine of the Spelga view herd in Rathfriland. He was nominated by our 2016 Unsung Hero Thelma Gorman, just days before she lost her life. John Jardine was recognised by the readers of Farming Life for his voluntary work and fund-raising activities for the Southern Area Hospice Services. As I finish this report we are preparing for the annual Pedigree Calf Fair @ Beef NI Expo 2017. The one-day show takes place at the Balmoral Showgrounds in Belfast on Saturday 18th November. The Simmental judge this year is Mr Douglas Barr from Scotland. Finally, I would like to wish all N Ireland Simmental Club members continued success in the years ahead.

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orthern Ireland Simmental Club member John Jardine was the recipient of the 2017 Farming Life and Danske Bank Unsung Hero Award. The hotly contested award, as voted for by the readers of Farming Life, was presented at a gala black tie dinner in Belfast’s La Mon Hotel. The County Down herd owner is a fundraising volunteer for the Southern Area Hospice, and works tirelessly and selflessly for the local community. He was nominated by fellow breeder and friend, Thelma Gorman, winner of the 2016 Unsung Hero Award, just days before she lost her life in a tragic farm accident. Ten years ago John, and wife Julie, lost their daughter, Helen, after a brave battle with cancer. Helen was diagnosed in February 2005, and during her illness she was a day care patient at the Southern Area Hospice in Newry. During that time John got an insight into the invaluable care and support that the hospice provides for patients and their families. John and his family began raising money for the hospice, an organisation which relies on voluntary donations and needs £2.5m annually to sustain the level of care provided. The family is well known in the local community, and when Helen (36) passed away a substantial amount of money was collected in lieu of flowers. Over the years John and Julie have become well-known

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for their fundraising activities, and have helped to raise thousands of pounds for charity in memory of their beloved daughter. They support all of the Southern Area Hospice’s events, including Midnight Memory Walk, Strictly Come Dancing, and volunteer annually to sell tickets in Buttercrane Shopping Centre for the prize draw for a car. The family’s fund raising activities range from hosting an annual memorial Gospel Concert, selling firewood, planting daffodils, and helping to organise vintage and threshing demonstrations. John also judged the Farmer Wants a Wife competition in Armagh, while daughter Barbara took part in the ‘To Hell and Back’ endurance challenge, and son Colin, completed a parachute jump. The former pig farmer also operated a livestock haulage business for more than 30 years. He describes himself as a ‘workaholic’, and is very hands-on when it comes to building and making things. He will turn his hands to anything, and is always willing to help others in any way he can. John established his 17-cow Spelga View pedigree Simmental herd six years ago. In 2015 he was the driving force behind the NI Simmental Club’s annual charity BBQ which raised £8,500 for the hospice. Personal circumstances have prompted the family to support other charities in recent years, including Marie Curie, the Royal and Musgrave hospitals in Belfast.


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lub Members have had a successful year with Shows, and have seen good prices for their stock at Sales, with farmers seeing the benefits of using a Simmental sire.

FEBRUARY SALE.

Simmental bulls sold well with fourteen lots selling for fivefigure sums with the top price of 21,000gns. Averages were up £391 on the year at £6,066, with a clearance rate of 75%. Judge was Michael Barlow from the well-known Denizes herd in Lancashire. Top price at 21,000gns was the Reserve Senior Champion Overhill House Guinness 15 from Richard McCulloch, a son of Curaheen Drifter selling to A Thomson. Second top price at 20,000gns was the Reserve Overall & Intermediate Champion Dirnanean Grafter 15, sired by Ranfurly Confederate C24 11, he was sold to Strathisla Farms. The third best bid of 16,000gns went to the Junior Champion Aultmore Goliath 15 from W M Patterson’s Aultmore herd, sired by Banwy Bonzo 10 and sold to Richard McCulloch. Two bulls made 15,000gns:The first of these to sell through the ring was Wolfstar Gold Digger 15 from Mr A King, a Team Celtic son, he was purchased by Mr L D Quarm. Second at this money was the judge’s bull Denizes Gallant 15, sired by Bosahan Dynamo 12 and sold to M/S R & P McAlister. Selling for 13,000gns was the Overall & Senior Champion Islavale Gambler 15, bred by Mr W S Stronach and sired by Atlow Dixon. The purchaser was Backmuir Trading Ltd. Selling for 12,000gns was Kilbride Farm Goldstar 15, bred by W H Robson & Sons and sired by Kilbride Farm Warren, he was purchased by Mr B Grant.

Overhill House Guinness 15- Reserve Senior Champion

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Dirnanean Grafter 15 - Intermediate & Reserve Overall Champion

Aultmore Goliath 15 - Junior Champion

Wolfstar Gold Digger 15


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Dellfield Goldeneye 15 - Reserve Junior Champion

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Denizes Gallant 15

Wolfstar Gordy 15

Drumacritten George 15 Islavale Gambler 15 - Overall & Senior Champion

Corskie Grantown 15

Kilbride Farm Goldstar 15

Four bulls then traded at 11,000gns:First was the Reserve Junior Champion Dellfield Goldeneye 15, bred by Mr B Grant and sold to J Duff & Son. Then Wolfstar Gordy 15, bred by Mr A King and sold to Mr G W Smith. Next was Drumacritten George 15 bred by Mr W E Nelson & Mr G E Nelson and sold to James Jeffrey. Last one at 11,000gns was Corskie Grantown 15 bred by Mr W J & J Green and sold to J Innes & Sons.

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REGIONAL CLUB REPORTS Three bulls fetched 10,000gns :Kilbride Farm Gregor 15, bred by W H Robson & Sons and sold to a purchaser in the Orkney Islands. Islavale Golden Boy 15, bred by Mr W S Stronach and sold to J Duff & Son. Kilbride Farm Gruffalo 15, bred by W H Robson & Sons and sold to Messrs Sutherland. Kilbride Farm Gregor 15

STOCKJUDGING.

Our Stockjudging day was once again hosted by Jim McLaren, and Herd Manager Tom Henderson at Dargill Simmentals at Crieff. To coincide with the May sale at Stirling it was open to all breeds and ages, the winners were:Junior Young Member – Emma McAlister Senior Young Member – Colin Inglis Open Adult Section – David Craig The day finished with a BBQ, THANK YOU, Jim and Tom.

MAY SALE.

Islavale Goldenboy 15

Kilbride Farm Gruffalo 15

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The Stirling May Sale was held at United Auctions, Stirling and was judged as usual by a Junior Member. This time it was the turn of Andrew Clarke from Northern Ireland. Club Members dominated the sale with all the top prices, especially the Northern Members doing particularly well. Top price at 7400gns was the Judge’s Overall Champion, Corskie Glenfiddich 15, bred by W J & J Green, sired by Dirnanean Bradley. Second top price at 7200gns was Corskie Global 15, also from W J & J Green, a son of Bel Dhu Capercaillie. Also selling at 7200gns was Islavale Guardian 15 bred by the Stronach family, an Islavale Denzil son. Also from the same herd and selling for 6200gns, was the Reserve Overall Champion Islavale Gameboy 15, a Delfur Casanova son and Islavale Guru 15. Two more bulls sold at 6200gns, first was Corskie Gel 15, from the Green family, and then Benhar Gunner 15, bred by Robert & Hazel McNee, a son of Auchorachan Winger. Woodhall Glen, sold for 6000gns from Hector Macaskill, a son of Curaheen Commanche. The same price was achieved for Team Glenearn 15 from Robert MacGregor’s herd and Islavale Gruff 15 from the Stronach family. 37 Bulls sold to an average of £4467 - 90% clearance.


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Corskie Glenfiddich 15 - Overall Champion

Corskie Global 15

Islavale Guardian 15

Islavale Gameboy 15 - Reserve Overall Champion

Islavale Guru 15

Corskie Gel 15

Benhar Gunner 15

Woodhall Glen 15

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Team Glenearn 15

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The Club once again held its Annual Show and Sale of Commercial females at United Auctions, Stirling. Prize List judged by Colin Smith, Towiemore Pen of 4 SimX bulling hfrs, over 15 months: 1st Moffat, Innerwick 574kgs £1620 2nd MacCallum, Putechan 528kgs £1420 3rd Dyet, East Merkland £1280 Simmental Heifer and Calf: 1st McAllister, West Thomaston £2300 2nd Moffat, Innerwick £2150 3rd Rattray, West Park £2100

Sponsor Carrs Billington representative presents Dorothy Moffat with her prize. In attendance was club Chairman Danny Leslie and Judge Colin Smith from Towiemore

Chairman Danny Leslie presents Robert Taylor with a tankard, awarded for the Stockman who paraded the Champion Animal

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Our Judge Mr Michael Barlow selected as his Champion, Kennox Tara’s Gem from David Craig. A daughter of Sowenna Aristocrat. In Reserve was Blackford Galaxy 15 a son of Curlieu Knight from Billy and Anne MacPherson. Reserve and Male Champion was Blackford Galaxy 15 from the MacPherson family.

Reserve Male Champion - Curaheen Drifter- R. McCulloch. Reserve Female Champion - Popes Princess Cleo. – V & J Woods. Junior Male Champion - Corskie Gambler – W J & J Green. Reserve Junior Champion.- Sterling Barcardi’s Hope Boddington Estates. Reserve Junior Male Champion - Drumsleed Horatio G & M Smith.

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Kennox Tara’s Gem - Supreme Champion & Female Champion

Corskie Gambler - Junior Male Champion

Blackford Galaxy 15 - Reserve Supreme & Male Champion

Sterling Barcardi’s Hope - Reserve Junior Champion & Reserve Junior Female Champion

Popes Princess Cleo - Reserve Female Champion

Drumsleed Horatio 16 - Reserve Junior Male Champion

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BBQ.

Our Annual Club BBQ was once again very well attended with a full marquee of Members and families enjoying the BBQ.

Thank you to all who helped me make it such an enjoyable evening.

Michael Durno’s 50th Birthday celebrations at the Royal Highland Show BBQ

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Presentations

Danny Leslie presenting Judge Michael Barlow with Scottish Club Quaich

Club Chairman Danny Leslie presents David Craig with the Overall Champion award

Danny presenting Robert Taylor from Corskie with crystal glasses for Junior Male Champion

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Presentation to Jimmy McMillan by Robin Boyd & Neil Shand

Iain Green presents Hannah Wood with the Junior Stockperson award

DELFUR HERD WALK - 1ST JULY

The first of our two Summer herd walks was in the North at Delfur Farms, kindly hosted by Edward Mountain and family and Manager David Merredy. Around 40 Members and their families enjoyed a tour of the Delfur herd on a rare Summer day. The herd, all pure Simmentals, numbers 180 breeding cows calving in Autumn and Spring. Members also enjoyed a BBQ organised by Edward’s family.

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Kindly hosted by Alec King and family, our second herd walk at Wolfstar was also a great success. Wolfstar have enjoyed great success at recent sales for their bulls and members were impressed by the quality of the herd. A BBQ was again enjoyed by all.

SCOTTISH NATIONAL SIMMENTAL SHOW. Our 10th National Show was held this year at Perth and judged by Robert MacGregor of the Team herd. Thanks go to Robert for kindly stepping in to judge for us at short notice. Picking as his Champion Kennox Tara’s Gem from David Craig, this heifer had already won Overall Champion at the Highland this year Well done David!

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CHARITY COLLECTION.

Thank you to all who donated so generously to our collection for Cancer Research and MacMillan at our BBQ. We raised over £1000 for these two charities. The Exhibitors also enjoyed a BBQ on a damp Friday evening before the Show with steaks sponsored by ABP Perth and ably cooked by Neil Shand and Emma MacInnes - thank you both.

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Charity collection presentation ISLAVALE HUNTLY 16

SHOW STALWARTS.

A special presentation was made to Gerald and Morag Smith, as the only herd to have shown at every Scottish National Show. A well deserved break was donated by hotel manager Shoina Henderson at Poets House Hotel in Ely. Hope you both have an enjoyable weekend.

BLACKFORD HYALITE

Scottish National Show special presentation - Shoina Henderson, manager of the Poets House Hotel, Ely presenting Gerald, Morag & Douglas Smith with their hotel break

A NOTE FROM OUR NATIONAL SHOW CONVENER – TOM HENDERSON

Richard Pettit presents Tom Henderson with a special bull trophy for all his hard work

I would like to thank all who exhibited at Perth, our 10th Show, and our Sponsors - without you all there wouldn’t be a Show. Also to the National Show Team, namely my family Evelyn, Shirley Anne and David, our Chief Executive Neil for doing a fine job Stewarding and Richard for helping me all year putting the Show together and attending to all the correspondence. I look forward to seeing you all at Turriff in 2018. Tom.

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Reserve Champion was also the Junior Champion and Male Champion - went to the Stronachs with Islavale Hogan, a son of Wolfstar Elusive. Reserve Male Champion was Islavale Huntly also from the Stronachs. Junior Female Champion and Reserve Junior Champion was Blackford Hyalite from the MacPherson family. Reserve Junior Female went to Drumsleed Hilight from the Smith family.

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REGIONAL CLUB REPORTS THANK YOU TO ALL OUR SPONSORS • BRITISH SIMMENTAL CATTLE SOCIETY • NORBROOK • ZOETIS • CHARLIE & SHEILA SMITH • THORNTONS LP • HRN TRACTORS • CALTECH • GALLOWAY & MACLEOD • ANIMAX

• UNITED AUCTIONS • EAST COAST VINERS • POETS HOUSE HOTEL • J. WATSON SEEDS • NIK ANDREW • MAM CONTRACTING • REEKIE LTD • DENIS BRINICOMBE GROUP LTD • ABP PERTH

Caltech

Animax

Denis Brinicombe Group

Charlie & Sheila Smith

M&M Contracting Thorntons Law LLP

Galloway & MacLeod

Norbrook

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National Young Stars The Junior team was Team Simmies, and two Scottish Club Members represented the breed, Frank and Dafydd Gwynne. Frank was best 16 and under competitor.

JUNIOR STOCKJUDGING.

Well done to our Junior Members at the Stockjudging held at Denizes. Louise Allan, Emma McAlister and James McKay Wightman. James was best Stockjudger from Scotland and won a trip to Denmark.

AGM.

OCTOBER SALE. STERLING DISPERSAL.

A large crowd was present for the dispersal of one of the most successful Simmental herds in the country. The record price for a female was broken twice - first was Sterling Celia’s Fifi, sold with her heifer calf Sterling Fifi’s Indigo, to Harte Peat Ltd, Ireland managed by Douglas Barr, for 22,000gns.

Team Simmies

Then later in the sale, a March-2016 born heifer, Sterling Bacardi’s Hawaii, by Annick Exocet sold for 28,000gns to the Borlase family’s Sacombe herd in Hertfordshire.

Super Simmies was the all Scottish team, representing the Breed in the over 16 group. James McKay Wightman, Louise Allan and Emma McAlister, well done in 3rd place team event.

Sterling Celia’s Fifi with her heifer calf Sterling Fifi’s Indigo

Team Super Simmies

Sterling Bacardi’s Hawaii

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Our AGM was, as usual, held at Stirling during the October Bull sales. Michael Durno, Lachlan Quarm and Tom Henderson retired from the committee after serving their term. Heather Duff, Patricia Goldie, Gary Christie and Jim Dyet were all newly elected to committee, with Tom Henderson co-opted as Show Convenor.

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In the main Simmental bull sale Mr Brian Sutherland, Connachie, Elgin judged the Show, placing Manor Park Hayden from Clive Houldey as his Champion. Top price of 22,000gns was for Manor Park Hansome from Clive Houldey, sired by Slievenagh Extra Special, selling to Garrett Behan, of the Clonagh herd in Ireland. Second top price also from Clive, was the Supreme Champion Manor Park Hayden, sired by Blackford Worzel, selling for 18,000gns. Next at 15,000gns was Islavale Hogan from the Stronach family’s

Islavale herd. Having been Male Champion at the Scottish National Show, he sold to K. Eunson, Braebuster, Deerness, Orkney. Other leading prices were 13,000gns for the Reserve Supreme Champion, Rockytop Hurricane from Gary and Angela Christie, and two bulls sold for 11,000gns, first was Aultmore Hamlet bred by Garry Patterson, and Strathisla Hagrid from Adrian Ivory. Next at 10,000gns was Innerwick Hotshot from Dorothy Moffat.

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A clearance of 52% saw 61 bulls sold to an average of £5,720 – up £337.

Manor Park Hayden 16

Islavale Hogan 16

Manor Park Hansome 16

Strathisla Hagrid 16

Rockytop Hurricane 16

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Danny Leslie & judge George Brown presenting prize to David from Messrs Duncan.

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The annual OLA show and sale of suckled calves took place at Orkney Auction Mart on Monday 30th October 2017. The show was judged by Mr George Brown of Colligarth Farm in Sanday and there were a good number of entries in most classes. Scottish Simmental Club prize of £75 presented by Chairman Dan Leslie to best Simmental pair

sired by registered bull – Messrs Duncan, South Flaws, South Ronaldsay. Pair sired by “Pitmudie Elgin”. Reserve pair, prize of £25 – Messrs Chalmers, Mousland, Stromness. Pair sired by “Samark Superman”. Next year we hope to build on this and hope a few more Marts around the Country will host the competition, generously sponsored by the British Simmental Cattle Society.

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OLA SHOW & SALE OF SUCKLED CALVES SHOW REPORT

STARS OF THE FUTURE RESULTS JUDGE - MS BRIDGET BORLASE SENIOR CHAMPION & SENIOR FEMALE CHAMPION

CLASS 51 – HEIFERS BORN 15TH JULY TO 4TH SEPTEMBER 2016

Islavale Harper - Mr W S Stronach

RESERVE SENIOR CHAMPION & SENIOR MALE CHAMPION Thursford Hero 16 - Mr D Lowry

RESERVE MALE CHAMPION

1. 319 – Curaheen Henrietta 2. 322 – Auchorachan Nanny 1 3. 321 – Kinclaven Heather

CLASS 52 – HEIFERS BORN 20TH SEPTEMBER TO 25TH DECEMBER 2016

Islavale Heston - Mr W S Stronach

1. 327 – Islavale Harper 2. 326 – Blackpool Hosanna 3. 325 – Auchorachan Letta 1 4. 324 – Dellfield HRH

RESERVE FEMALE CHAMPION Blackpool Hosanna – J David Loftus

JUNIOR CHAMPION & JUNIOR FEMALE CHAMPION Auchorachan Hilly – D & R Durno & Sons

RESERVE JUNIOR CHAMPION & JUNIOR MALE CHAMPION

CLASS 53 – BULLS BORN 2ND JANUARY TO 26TH APRIL 2017

RESERVE JUNIOR MALE CHAMPION

1. 335 – Denizes Impressive 2. 330 – Cairnview Igor 3. 333 – Lagavaich Ironman

Cairnview Igor 17 – Mr A J Wilson

CLASS 56 – HEIFERS BORN 1ST JANUARY TO 14TH FEBRUARY 2017

Denizes Impressive 17 - Mr M A Barlow

RESERVE JUNIOR FEMALE CHAMPION Castlewigg Empire Stella – Frank Gwynne

CLASS 49 – BULLS BORN 16TH JULY TO 17TH SEPTEMBER 2016 1. 312 – Thursford Hero 2. 313 – Blackpool Harper 3. 308 – Keeldrum Hi-Flyer 4. 311 – Chestermann Heston

CLASS 57 – HEIFERS BORN 2ND MARCH TO 24TH MARCH 2017

CLASS 50 – BULLS BORN 21ST SEPTEMBER TO 31ST DECEMBER 2016 1. 314 – Islavale Heston 2. 317 – Overhill House Hanover 3. 315 – Overhill House Halo 4. 316 – Castlegwynne Huw

1. 336 – Auchorachan Hilly 6 2. 337 – Newbiemains I’m Brilliant 3. 339 – Denizes Cadette 35th 4. 338 – Newbiemains Icequeen 1. 345 – Castlewigg Empire Stella 2. 344 – Newbiemains Irishmist 3. 346 – Strathisla Isla’s Geraldine

CLASS 58 – HEIFERS BORN 1ST APRIL TO 22ND APRIL 2017 1. 349 – Overhill House Imelia 2. 353 – Strathisla India’s Twiggy 3. 354 – Auchorachan Nanny 2

ISLAVALE HARPER - Senior Champion & Senior Female Champion

THURSFORD HERO 16 - Reserve Senior Champion & Senior Male Champion (pictured at Agri Expo 17)

BLACKPOOL HOSANNA - Reserve Senior Female Champion

AUCHORACHAN HILLY - Junior Champion & Junior Female Champion

DENIZES IMPRESSIVE 17 - Reserve Junior Champion & Junior Male Champion

CASTLEWIGG EMPIRE STELLA Reserve Junior Female Champion

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AUCHORACHAN

Team Fergus Senior Herd Sire

Kilbridefarm Glenarm Junior Herd Sire

The first sons of Team Fergus will be forward at the bull sales in 2018. We always have heifers for sale, including, pedigree Simmentals, crossbred Simmentals, and Salers cross Simmentals(which make ideal recip's), all are Hi Health and by top sires. Clonagh Tiger Gallant semen is still available exclusively on,

www.semenstore.co.uk For Team Fergus semen please contact Michael Durno on 07718 467 868 D&R Durno & Sons Auchorachan, Glenlivet, Ballindalloch, Banffshire AB37 9DN Check us out on Facebook @Aucharachan


NEWBIE MAINS SIMMENTALS

Member of Hi Health

Newbiemains Simmentals

Newbiemains Impressive

Newbiemains Goldies Special One

Impressive right enough. Out of Woodhall Fantastics 1st crop of calves. Many more to follow.

Special One is a Newbiemains Empire heifer, due to calve as a 2 year old, early Spring to Woodhall Fantastic.

Jim & Patricia Goldie Newbie Mains Farm Annan, Dumfriesshire DG12 5QY

TEL: 01461 205135 / 07974122938 EMAIL: jmjgoldie@aol.com

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KENNOX Simmentals

Females are the foundation of every great herd

• Royal Highland Show Champion & Interbreed Reserve Beef • Overall Simmental Champion, Interbeef Champion & Champion of Champions Scottish National Show at Perth

KENNOX TARA’S GEM DAVID CRAIG - 07929 527775

DRUMSLEED & BOSWELL SIMMENTALS

OUR TWO JUNIOR HERD SIRES WOLFSTAR GORDY (SIRE TEAM CELTIC) AND ISLAVALE FERRARI (SIRE CURAHEEN BANDIT) CALVES ON THE GROUND BY FERRARI ALREADY SHOWING GREAT SHAPE AND CHARACTER

VISITORS ALWAYS WELCOME

YOUNG STOCK USUALLY FOR SALE

Gerald, Morag & Douglas Smith, Drumsleed, Fordoun, Laurencekirk, AB30 1SL Tel 01561 320555, Gerald 07720894860, Morag 07974746855, Douglas 07736461891

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ISLAVALE ISLAVALE ISLAVALE GAMBLER 15 Senior & Overall Champion at the Stirling Bull Sales February 2017, sold for 13,000gns

ISLAVALE HOGAN 16 Reserve Supreme Champion, Male Champion, Junior Champion and Junior Interbreed Champion at the Scottish National Show Perth . Sold for 15,000gns

Semen for sale from Atlow Dixon, Curaheen Bandit, Curaheen Giant, Chestermann Varney, Ranfurly Confederate C24, Curaheen Vobster & Clonagh A Superstar

GREAT SELECTION OF YOUNG STOCK AVAILABLE FOR SALE 4 ½ Star Performance Recorded Herd

Members of Hi-Health

TEL: 01542 870644 or Stewart: 07779 782777

VISITORS WELCOME


DARGILL SIMMENTALS Proud to be the biggest exporter to the Azores 2017

In calf heifers arriving at the Azores

Bulls & Heifers normally for sale, home and export market – contact Herd Manager Tom Henderson on 07989 528357

Scottish National Show at the Turriff Show

5th - 6th August 2018 Please contact: Richard Pettit - 07739 079403 or Tom Henderson - 07989 528357

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South East Club Report by Christopher Patmore - Chairman

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ur AGM was combined with a farm visit in early May to the Beeches Herd in South Essex belonging to Janet and Harvey Jones. A long-established herd with big roomy females and a rather handsome stock bull in the form of Norman Esquire. A mouth-watering spread of tea and homemade cakes was laid on by Janet. Thank you.

SHOWS

South East Simmental Club Simmental of the Year- Heathbrow Sarah’s Elegance The Annual Dinner and Prize presentation was held on 23rd November at the Farmer’s Club in Whitehall. 28 members and guests sat down to the meal. Iain Green had judged the herd competition ably ferried around by Neil Shand. Unfortunately, Iain was unable to attend the dinner and so Neil did the honours.

National Show Three Counties at Malvern The Bishop family had Male Champion and Reserve Overall Breed Champion with their junior bull Lynfield Hamish. Michael and Jacki Hind won Reserve Male Champion with Ravensdale Harrier. Tony and Ann Jukes won the senior cows class with Swallowhill Bluebell and the August/December 2015 heifer class with Swallowhill Gigi. Rhys Grenham won yearling heifer class with Boars Head Nelly 6th and the two year old heifer class with Boars Head Karina 6th. Herts County Breed Champion was Heathbrow Sarah’s Elegance from David and Leslie Sapsed. Reserve Champion was Heathbrow Grand Duchess. South of England Breed Champion was Heathbrow Sarah’s Holly owned by Nicola Osgood. Reserve was Beeches Gladys. Norfolk and Suffolk Breed Champion was Heathbrow Sarah’s Elegance. Kent County Breed Champion was Heathbrow Gypsy Rose. Reserve was Heathbrow Sarah’s Elegance. New Forest Show Breed Champion was Lynfield Hamish. Reserve was Sway Gorgeous Girl. Romsey Show Breed Champion was Lynfield Hamish. Bucks County Breed Champion was Heathbrow Sarah’s Elegance. Reserve was Heathbrow Grand Duchess. Edenbridge Breed Champion was Sterling Celia’s Fifi. Reserve was Sterling Bacardi’s Gigi.

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David receiving yet another trophy

David Sapsed exhausted from all his successes

The Autumn Meeting was held at the Farmer’s club in Whitehall with good attendance, several important issues were discussed and moving forward 2018 looks to be a very positive year. Following on from the meeting we had our annual dinner and prize presentation. Unfortunately, Iain Green was not able to make it so his minder Neil Shand was on hand to do the honours. Tony Jukes gave us a few pearls of wisdom and after a very substantial raffle a good time was had by all. I would like to thank all the officials for their support in my first year in office. CALF SHOW 2017 RESULTS JUDGE: VIKKI WOOD CHAMPION SIMMENTAL & JUNIOR CHAMPION CALF Heathbrow Important 17 - D A & L A Sapsed

RESERVE CHAMPION SIMMENTAL & RESERVE JUNIOR CHAMPION CALF Heathbrow Ireland 17 - D A & L A Sapsed

SOUTH EAST TROPHIES FOR OUR MEMBERS WERE WON BY: HARBRO TROPHY Champion – Heathbrow Important 17

BOARS HEAD TROPHY Champion – Heathbrow Important 17 & Heathbrow Ireland 17

PERRYWOOD TROPHY Champion - Heathbrow Important 17


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The Results of the Herd Competition 2017 REVELEX CUP - CHAMPION HERD

JUDGED BY DAVID DONNELLY (MINDER - NEIL SHAND) SHEBDON TANKARD Group of Maiden Heifers - M Hind

BEST BULL BORN AFTER JANUARY 2017

SACOMBE TROPHY

H. & A Clarke

Best Junior - Daisy Jones

BEST HEIFER BORN AFTER JANUARY 2017

LARGE HERDS

A.W & A Jukes A.W & A Jukes

1st D.A. & L.A. Sapsed - Heathbrow 2nd H & A Clarke – Williams 3rd M Hind - Ravensdale

DAVID BARKER AWARD

MEDIUM HERDS

A & P Hurn

1st R. Grenham - Boars Head

BEST STOCK BULL

SMALL HERDS

V Bailey

1st A.W. & A Jukes - Swallowhill

MIKE JONES MEMORIAL CUP – FAMILY GROUP

SIMMENTAL OF THE YEAR

D.A. & L.A. Sapsed

Heathbrow Sarah’s Elegance – D A & L A Sapsed

DAM AND ONE PROGENY

REGIONAL CLUB REPORTS

Heathbrow - D.A. & L.A. Sapsed

MEIRION JONES AWARD Best young stock - V Bailey

Champion Calf Show Heathbrow Important

Peterborough Calf Show 2017

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Swallowhill Simmentals Consistently breeding good females High Health Accreditation • Johnes Risk Level 1 & TB 4 area

South East Herd Competition September 2017 Swallowhill Bluebelle – Winner of her Cow class at the English National Show

2017, her calf – Swallowhill Isabelle born 7th March 2017 by Glenturk Dynamic

Swallowhill Bluebelle won Best Cow & Calf Swallowhill Isabelle won Best Heifer Calf

Another of Bluebelle’s

daughters Swallowhill Gigi –

1st place winner of her class and Reserve Junior Heifer Champion at the English National Show 2017

Ann & Tony Jukes, Swallowhill House, Bourne Lane, Sandhurst, Kent, TN18 5NT T: 01580 850417 M: 07887 627102 E: jukesfamily@btinternet.com


CHATES

POLLED SIMMENTALS

SENIOR STOCK BULL: LOPEMEDE ERIC (P) POLLED STOCK AVAILABLE BULLS & BULLING HEIFERS

HARRY HAWKINS PARTNERS CHATES FARM, COWFOLD, WEST SUSSEX TEL: 01403 864361 Email: harryhawkins@btconnect.com

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‘SWAY GINGERNUT’ CHAMPION AT NEW FOREST, ELLINGHAM & RINGWOOD, GILLINGHAM & SHAFTESBURY, ALRESFORD & ROMSEY SHOWS IN 2016. SHE ALSO WON THE OVERALL INTERBREED HAMPSHIRE CUP FOR THE SECOND YEAR RUNNING.

Reserve Male Champion - English National & Norfolk Shows 2017. 1st and Male Champion - S of E & Kent and Interbreed progeny Group Champions. 1st in class at Stirling Oct 2017

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Member of Hi-Health

Winners of S E Herd Comp 2015, 2016 & 2017

Total herd classification 42 forward 20 EX, 18 VG, 4 GP

Heathbrow Sarah’s Elegance VG89, 5 Breed Championships 2017, her dam Dirnanean Sarah S8 EX90

Heathbrow Governor, 1st Top price 7,500gns – Newark 2017, dam Hockenhull Girlie 22nd EX91 - sold to Cambus herd – Fife

Heathbrow Girlie’s Ivy (10mths old), Champion English Winter Fair 2017

Heathbrow Important (7mths old), Breed & Reserve Interbreed Champion - Winter Stock Festival

Both sired by Heathbrow Grandslam (P) – Polled stock bull, great 1st Calf crop – Semen Available We are pleased to have sold females to help establish 3 new members herds, James & Kelly Brice – Rendham Herd, Paul & Sharrie Cade – Cade herd and Nicola Osgood – O’so’good herd.

David & Lesley Sapsed www.heathbrowsimmentals.com T: 01438 820216 / 07836782184 E: highheath@btinternet.com

More females to be forward at Newark Sale March 10th.

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he Club Report this year begins on a slightly different note, an event too late for submission to the last Review. By kind invitation of David and Kath Edwards and their daughter Fran Ford on December 11th 2016, we visited the Silver Moor Herd at Pool Farm, Banwell in Somerset. At this well attended visit we were shown well farmed, purebred commercial cattle. As much a social gathering as a herd visit we enjoyed the delightful company of our lovely hosts and a superb spread of Kath’s delicious food. Undeterred by the horrible weather, eight teams took part in the 2017 Interbreed Quiz. At the usual venue, the ever popular Oake Manor Golf Club, Kath Edwards, Marjorie Ellicott, Adrian Curry and myself, finished in a very creditable second place. Our downfall this year.... football! A raffle and auction of gifts raised £290 for the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance. Our thanks, as always, to David Barker for organizing the event. The A.G.M in March brought about several changes to the Club Officers and Committee. Following a postal nomination process, Adrian Curry has succeeded John May as Chairman, elected onto the committee are Jim and Beth Cook, and Ian and Rachel Scott-Douglas. We wish to extend our thanks to former members, Miss Sandra Francis, Rupert Ridout, Peter Force and Philip Webber, for their many years of service to the club. The outgoing Chairman’s speech was followed by the usual delicious meal. Guest speaker on the evening was Mr John Daw, a wellknown farmer and Mid Devon Council Member. His speech preceded the evening’s other entertainment, “How long would it take Jack Ellicott to make three cattle halters?” The answer was an unbelievable 4 minutes 58 seconds! The nearest guess came from Gill Gummow. “Jack’s” raffle, raising funds for the Club, brought the evening to a close. At Worcester Show and Sale in May, judge Boomer Birch’s Overall and Male Champion was the Gummow family’s Killiworgie Heroe. They also had the Reserve Male, Killiworgie Giovanni. Both bulls sold for 3000gns.

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The Reserve Overall and Female Champion, Mrs V Hall’s Chegwidden Bambino’s Hettie, sold for 2400gns.

Chegwidden Bambino’s Hettie

Top priced bull was Lopemede Hamish, bred by Mr J Rixon, selling for 4100gns. Trade for females was particularly good with the splendid Killiworgie Hope, selling for 4000gns to the Winford Herd.

Killiworgie Hope

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Mr and Mrs J Olds, Reserve Female Champion, Bosahan Gina Courtney, sold for 2400gns to the Ryall Herd.


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Beanhill Butter at the Royal Bath & West Show

Thank you to all our sponsors: Denis Brinicombe Group, ForFarmers, Shearwell Data, ABP, A Nicholls (Cow Mills Ltd), Paul Bateman (Belarus Tractors), Mr and Mrs D Bush, Mr S A Gummow (Killiworgie), Mr & Mrs J Olds (Bosahan), J Rixon (Lopemede) and Messrs L J & A J Curry (Winford). At the Devon County Show in May, Judge Mr Aneurin Francis (Pistyll Herd) chose Len and Adrian Curry’s Winford Fantasia as Breed Champion and Winford Hannabelle, Reserve Champion. Fantasia’s calf, Horizon, was the Reserve Champion Male. Newcomers to the event were the Reed and ScottDouglas families. They enjoyed a very successful show with their Skylark Hallmark being awarded Male Champion. L-R Skylark Hallmark 16, Winford Hannabelle, Winford Horizon 16 & Winford Fantasia at the Devon County Show

Royal Bath and West Show enjoyed a greatly increased entry in the Simmental classes this year. Judge Mr Rhys Grenham awarding well deserved top placings to the Kimber family’s Beanhill Butter and their stock bull Tilbrook Earl.

July 2nd and it was such a great shame so few of us took the opportunity to visit the Dinmore Herd. You missed out on an absolute treat! We were shown superb Limousin and Beef Shorthorn Cattle and also a small contingent of Simmentals, kept as recipients. Thank you Centre West Club for inviting us to join you and to Richard Bartle and Jimmy McMillan (in the driving seat), for taking us around this incredible estate. On August 13th, by kind invitation of the owner, Mr Guy Van Der Gucht, we visited Lower Apperley, home to the highly regarded Deerhurst Herd. At this picturesque location, 43 people took this final opportunity to view the cattle before the forthcoming dispersal sale. Accompanied by herdsman Noah Hoskins, a gentle walk around his incredibly quiet animals, was the perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon.

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The visit concluded with a mouth-watering and plentiful, late lunch at the nearby Coalhouse Inn.

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Tilbrook Earl at the Royal Bath & West Show

During August, our Herd Competition Judge, Mr Roy Loud (Taurus Herd), travelled the region with companion Mr Lee Hendy. Even though there were fewer entrants, this didn’t detract from the usual high standards. To those of you that travelled to Cornwall last Autumn for the Killiworgie Herd visit, it will come as no surprise to learn that the Gummow family were once again the Overall and Large herd winners.

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Bosahan Gina Courtney


REGIONAL CLUB REPORTS Reserve Overall and Small Herd winner was Miss S A Francis with her Dinton Herd and she very kindly agreed to host the presentations, which took place on October 1st. The visit began with light refreshments, followed by a walk around the cattle. Dinton Herd walk

HERD COMPETITION 2017 RESULTS JUDGE MR ROY LOUD -TAURUS HERD OVERALL WINNER – MR & MRS GUMMOW RESERVE – Miss S V Francis

LARGE HERD: 1. Mr & Mrs S Gummow – Killiworgie Herd 2. Mr & Mrs J Olds – Bosahan Herd 3. Mr & Mrs Reed, Mr & Mrs Scott- Douglas – Skylark Herd 4. Mr R & Mr J Cook – Ryall Herd

SMALL HERD: 1. Miss S V Francis – Dinton Herd 2. Mr L J & A J Curry – Winford Herd 3. Mr R Ridout – Woodlea Herd 4. Mr A J Hart – Treverbyn Herd

BEST COW & CALF FROM DEVON & SOMERSET: Mr L J & A J Curry - Winford Danielle & Winford Imperial

BEST COW & CALF ALL COUNTIES: Mr & Mrs S A Gummow – Killiworgie Natashas Chrissie with Killiworgie Chrissies Izzie

BEST YOUNGSTOCK: Mr L J & A J Curry – Winford Herd

BEST HEIFER CALF: Miss S V Francis - Dinton Kiwi 10th

BEST BULL CALF: Mr & Mrs S A Gummow - Killiworgie Iziah

FLEXI TROPHY: Mr R Cook – Ryall Herd

Dinton Herd Females

The forecast inclement weather held off just long enough for the presentation of the trophies to take place outdoors.

BEST IN CALF HEIFER: Mr & Mrs J Olds – Bosahan Guinevere Bea

JUDGE’S SPECIAL AWARD (FOR SOMETHING HE WAS PARTICULARLY IMPRESSED BY) Mr A J Hart with Skylark Geronimo

At Agrifest South West in November, Neil Shand and Julie Holmes were to be congratulated for providing such an informative and welcoming display. Also a part of the exhibit were two Simmental x heifers, kindly loaned by Mr Roy Loud. With everything so perfect, being presented with the Gold Award for Best Breed Stand was certainly well deserved.

Roy & Adrian presenting flowers to our herd competition host Miss Francis

Best Breed Society Stand at Agrifest

Overall winners Steve & Gill Gummow with Roy Loud

The visit concluded with an excellent Carvery lunch, at the nearby Walnut Tree Inn, Mere. Our very grateful thanks to Roy Loud for agreeing to judge and to Miss Francis for hosting the visit.

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The breed was well represented in the show ring, having entries in both Bull of the Year and Yearling Heifer Classes. Our thanks go to those who competed on the day, to Mr Loud and especially the British Simmental Society for their continued support in our region. Facebook & Twitter – The Club has recently started using social media in order to inform Members of events throughout the year. A link can be accessed on the Society website or through the Regional Groups page. Either Sue May (Facebook) or Beth Cook (Facebook and Twitter), will be happy to assist if you have any queries. Finally, on a personal note, I would like to thank our Chairman, Treasurer, Committee and Members for their help and support throughout the last year.


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Improved Herds Awards 2017 ​Dinton Herd wins AHDB Beef & Lamb Progressive Herd award for the Simmental cattle breed

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he Dinton herd, owned by Miss Francis from Mere in Wiltshire, has been recognised by AHDB Beef & Lamb as the most progressive herd of Simmental cattle based on the herd’s genetic merit and improvement in 2017. Miss Francis started the herd 1993, having reared Friesian heifer calves and using a Simmental artificial insemination (AI) bull. Miss Francis said: “My aunt visited from Australia and advised me that I needed to improve production and so I started to switch from the crossbred herd and formed the pedigree Dinton herd. I bought the first pedigree cow, Townsend Lucy, as a yearling from the New Forest and her progeny are still in the herd today. I now have 20 cows and around 25 followers. The Farm is 60 acres, with six acres of lucerne and the rest permanent pasture. All forage is made on the farm. Bulls are sold for breeding to dairy farmers and anything not suitable goes fat. In 2003 Genus bought the bull Dinton Nautical which is still being used today.

“I don’t keep a stock bull as I don’t have the facilities in the winter and all the AI is performed by a Genus technician” explains Miss Francis. “I try to use the best AI semen and look at all the figures to make sure future generations on the female side improve. It’s important to me that animals calve on their own and so I pay close attention to birth weight and gestation length figures. “I have two elite cows in the herd at the moment, Dinton Trinket and Dinton Kiwi. I look for cows which are easy calving, the main thing is having a calf born alive and healthy.” Both these cows are granddaughters of Townsend Lucy my foundation cow. I also have direct descendants of Dinton Nautical in the herd too.” On winning the award, Miss Francis said: “I couldn’t believe I won the Progressive Herd Award. I also won Small Area Herd in South West so it’s been a good year for the Dinton herd. I am really proud of the fact I have won.”

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with the Darsham and Sterling herds over a number of years. We hope he continues to support our show in the years to come.

By Dafydd Jones - Chairman

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017 started with our annual dinner and AGM. After 3 years as Chairman, Anthony Davies gave up his hot seat and I was given the privilege of being elected Chairman. Luckily Margaret Parry agreed to continue as Secretary. Next was the Stirling Bull sales, with our club members Richard and Debbie Cumming making their maiden trip up to Stirling with their exhibit gaining a credible 3rd in a strong class and selling to a pedigree herd. The show season started on the last weekend of May at Cothi Bridge where the Champion was Hirwaun Alice who also went on to be awarded Reserve Interbreed Champion. Club members were successful at Aberystwyth Show where the Breed Champion Hirwaun Alice was Female Interbreed Champion, and Banwy Heartbreaker won Reserve Male Interbreed Champion. At Fishguard Show, Richard and Debbie Cumming were victorious in the Interbreed Pairs.

Jimmy McMillan

Kimberley Johnstone received the Young Stockpersons award.

THE ROYAL WELSH SHOW

Judged by Michael Robson, Supreme Champion was awarded to Popes Princess Cleo and Reserve to Popes Fearless. Cleo went on to claim Interbreed Champion, whilst also receiving Reserve Interbreed Pairs partnered by Fearless. Massive congratulations to the Wood family, a great achievement.

Kimberley Johnstone won the Young Stockpersons award at this year’s Royal Welsh Show

WELSH NATIONAL SHOW

Hosted at the Pembrokeshire County Show, we welcomed Craig Hollingsworth to judge. Supreme Champion was awarded to Hirwaun Alice and Reserve to Banwy Heartbreaker. The Cottage Inn at Llandeilo kindly donated a Perpetual Trophy to be awarded to the Junior Champion. The Interbreed day proved to be highly successful for the breed; Hirwaun Alice was awarded Interbreed Champion, Banwy Heartbreaker won Reserve Junior Bull, and to cap off a memorable day the Team of 5 were victorious. Hirwaun Alice - Supreme Champion & Female Champion Popes Princess Cleo

Callum Croft and Hannah Wood were Reserve in the Interbreed Pairs Young Handlers competition. Tuesday saw our annual BBQ where we welcomed a number of exhibitors, breeders and friends. A big thank you to the chefs and all who helped on the stand throughout the week. This year’s show was the last for the Sterling herd due to their dispersal. The Sterling herd have been a great supporter of the show for a number of years, and a big thanks to Jimmy McMillan who has exhibited at the show

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BEST COW WITH CALF AT FOOT 1 2 3

Aled Davies Anthony Davies Chris Waters

Hirwaun Welston Goldcross

BEST PROGENY 1 2 3

Anthony Davies Catherine & Lilly Nicholas Mark & Emma Evans

Welston Crown Dewisland

BEST BULL UNDER 18 MONTHS ON DAY OF JUDGING 1 2 3

Dafydd Jones Debbie Cumming Martin Eynon

Banwy Cwarre Gwili

BEST STOCK BULL Anthony Davies Mark & Emma Evans Chris Waters

Welston Dewisland Goldcross

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BEST ANIMAL IN HERD Banwy Heartbreaker - Reserve Supreme, Male & Junior Male Champion

1 2 3

Debbie Cumming Chris Waters Anthony Davies

Cwarre Goldcross Welston

BEST NEWCOMER Wil Price

BEST SMALL HERD 1 2 3

Chris Waters Debbie Cumming Aled Davies

BEST MEDIUM HERD 1 2

Interbreed - Team of Five Champions

Congratulations to all members who exhibited at all the summer shows.

Goldcross Cwarre Hirwaun

11 - 20 COWS

Catherine & Lilly Nicholas Eirian & Delyth Lloyd

BEST LARGE HERD 1 2 3

Cwrt

1 - 10 COWS

Crown Gerawil

21 COWS +

Anthony Davies Mark & Emma Evans Dafydd Jones

Welston Dewisland Banwy

OVERALL CHAMPION HERD Anthony Davies

Welston

JUDGE’S AWARD For Innovation for the Simmental Breed

HERD COMPETITION

Mark & Emma Evans

Dewisland

The onerous task of travelling throughout Wales was duly accepted by Boomer Birch and assisted by Nikki Freeman. The Lloyd family at Gerawil kindly hosted us for a herd visit and presentations of awards. A new trophy was donated by the Jones family at Llwynmelyn in memory of Stuart Jones. Congratulations to all those who entered, especially Anthony Davies for being awarded Overall Champion herd. 2017 HERD COMPETITION JUDGE: BOOMER BIRCH CLASSES

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BEST CROSSBRED CALF Born 1st September 2016 onwards 1 2 3

Cenydd Eynon Mark & Emma Evans Aled Davies

Dyffyn Dewisland Hirwaun

BEST PEDIGREE CALF Born 1st September 2016 onwards 1 2 3

Chris Waters Debbie Cumming Eirian & Delyth Lloyd

Goldcross Cwarre Gerawil

BEST YOUNGSTOCK 1 2 3

Anthony Davies Chris Waters Dafydd Jones

Welston Goldcross Banwy

BEST HEIFER WITH 1ST CALF AT FOOT to have calved before 3yrs of age 1 2 3

Eirian & Delyth Lloyd Anthony Davies Mark & Emma Evans

Gerawil Welston Dewisland

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REGIONAL CLUB REPORTS Angharad Francis and Richard Cumming represented the club at the Young Members Stockjudging weekend hosted by the Denizes and Blackpool Herds. Richard won a trip to Denmark with the society, congratulations. For the first time our calf show was held in conjunction with the Dairy Youngstock & Fatstock Autumn Show at Carmarthen Showground. Champion was awarded to Hirwaun Holly and Reserve to Crugmelyn Ilkybar Kid.

Hirwaun Holly

Welsh Calf show results HEIFER BORN BETWEEN 1ST SEPT & 31ST OCT 2016 1st – Hirwaun Holly – Aled Davies 2nd – Cwarre Rosie’s Hyacinth – Richard Cumming

BULL BORN BETWEEN 1ST NOV & 31ST DEC 2016 1st – Dyfed Harold – MO & LD Jones

BULL BORN BETWEEN 1ST JAN & 28TH FEB 2017 1st – Dyfed Icon – MO & LD Jones

HEIFER BORN BETWEEN 1ST JAN & 28TH FEB 2017 1st – Dyfed Heather Honey 22nd – MO & LD Jones 2nd – Dyfed Foxy Lady – MO & LD Jones

BULL BORN BETWEEN 1ST MARCH & 30TH APR 2017 1st – Crugmelyn Ilkybar Kid – G & E Lloyd 2nd – Cefngwlad Ianto – Anwen Jones

HEIFER BORN BETWEEN 1ST MARCH & 30TH APR 2017 1st – Cefngwlad Ifanna – Anwen Jones

BULL BORN BETWEEN 1ST MAY & 30TH JUNE 2017 1st - Crugmelyn Idwal – G & E Lloyd

HEIFER BORN BETWEEN 1ST MAY & 30TH JUNE 2017 1st – Crugmelyn Ice Cream – G & E Lloyd 2nd – Crugmelyn Indigo – G & E Lloyd

CHAMPION Hirwaun Holly – Aled Davies

RES CHAMPION Crugmelyn Ilkybar Kid – G & E Lloyd

Autumn saw the dispersal of two herds that despite being over the border have supported the Welsh club over the years. It was nice to see club members support the Deerhurst and Sterling dispersals and no doubt we will see some of these animals at shows over the coming years. A few members went to warmer and cooler climes to see Simmental cattle. I went to Australia for a friend’s wedding and used this as an opportunity to visit eight Simmental herds. Aled Davies, Anwen Jones, Eirian Lloyd and Rachel Nicholas travelled to Canada where they enjoyed the Agribition show and herd visits. The club’s year ends with the Royal Welsh Winter Fair at Builth Wells. Cattle for the stand were kindly loaned

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by Cennydd Eynon, Dyffryn Herd. The guess the weight competition raised over £300 for the Brecon Mountain Rescue in memory of James Corfield who tragically lost his life during the Royal Welsh Show. James worked part time for Wayne Davies and family at Cwmbromley.

To conclude I would like to thank Margaret Parry, Aled Davies, Anthony Davies and everyone who has helped during the year, you have all made my role a lot easier.

Welsh Winter Fair Stand

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Mark & Emma Evans Upper Harglodd St. Davids Haverfordwest Pembrokeshire SA62 6BX 01437 729 248 07968 929 069 DewislandSimmentals@hotmail.co.uk

Dewisland Simmentals @DewislandSimms

“ Out-standing in their field...”

Members of HiHealth Herdcare CHeCS accredited cattle health scheme Accredited free of BVD

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WELSTON SIMMENTALS WINNER - WELSH HERD COMPETITION 2017 BEST PROGENY

Welston Elgar’s Alpha Tascha EX94 & Welston Tascha’s Tipper EX92

Welston Perry Angel – Champion Fishguard & Martletwy Show

BEST YOUNGSTOCK

Welston King Tascha – Daughter of Elgar’s Alpha Tascha EX94

Welston Comber’s Tascha – Daughter of Tascha’s Tipper EX92

BEST STOCK BULL

Shiloh-Farm Forever Royal – Weanling Champion Tullamore

Royal Tascha, Royal Bessie, Royal Angel & Royal Prudence

CLASSIFICATION 8 EXCELLENT, 17 VERY GOOD & 9 GOOD PLUS Anthony or Harry Davies: Tel No: 01646 651446 Email: antos.simm@gmail.com Stephen Green, Milton, Tenby, SA70 8PD


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Dates for 2018

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CLUB

Royal Welsh Show at Builth Wells 23th – 26th July Welsh National Show at Pembrokeshire County Show 14th – 16th August Calf Competition September Welsh Winter Fair at Builth Wells 26th – 27th November

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YOUNG MEMBERS EMMA MCINNES YOUTH DEVELOPMENT OFFICER Tel: 07920 485059 Email: mcshow71@gmail.com

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his year’s trip took us to the county of Lancashire. The Barlow family held the stock judging competition, we all arrived at the spick and span yard where 4 classes of cattle were waiting for our young members to judge. Before judging commenced Chris Martindale gave us our first seminar of the day. Explaining to the young members how to approach reason giving and what good points that they can make and add into their reasons. The cow class was the final class and class that the reasons were given on. Our master judges Simon Key (junior young members) and Stewart Stronach (senior young members) then went and listened to all the competitor’s reasons. As the young members filtered back from giving their reasons they all got to go and see the fruits of John’s hard work, 5 embryo calves all out of Auroch Eve on their surrogate mothers just a matter of days old, was a fair sight to see. I’m sure we will be seeing them all again at a bull sale or show at forthcoming events. Everyone got onto tractor trailers for a look around the fields of cattle. Not three days before our visit, the boys had to deal with torrential rain and flooding, so we were lucky to be able to travel across the ground and get to the cattle. The cows and young stock in the fields were a sight to be seen, John spent time explaining the breeding of the cattle and what they have achieved in the past be it win a championship at a show or sell bulls to 15,000 gns. Lunchtime saw us all make the short journey to the trailer yard where, what can only be described as a banquet, sat waiting for us all to arrive. Over lunch Tom Lomas from Cell Tech gave us a seminar on embryo transfer, about how the process works, how to get the best results and also included some facts and figures about costs to expect too, which was very interesting to see put down on paper and broken down. Then all our competitive sides were really brought out, not naming any names (Neil), as we took to the go kart track for a quick Grand Prix. Boys will be boys and they definitely under estimated some of the girl’s skills! Great fun was had by all, it was good to all socialise and compete away from the show ring! Upon our return to the trailer yard Michael gave us a whistle stop tour of the forecourt, showroom and stores, it was impressive to see how efficient the place ran. In the paddock at the back of the sheds stood Blackford Galaxy. He had a good run about the paddock showing off in front of his audience!

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PICTURES FROM OUR TRIP TO THE DENIZES HERD


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This took us to the pinnacle of the event, the presentation of awards and social evening. After a hog roast Neil and I set about all the thank you gifts, of which there was a lot, as so many people had put a lot of effort into making this event go so well, then came the presentation and the young members finding out who won the trip to Denmark in 2018, kicking off the party in style with Alasdair Macpheat taking to the stage made of a flat bed trailer, very fitting indeed. He definitely sang the night away and everyone let their hair down and joined in. It was a fantastic end to a very action-packed day. Sunday took us to the Blackpool herd of David and Christine Loftus. They also run a maize maze, we were all welcomed with a coffee in the play barn area where most of the members made use of the excuse to have a go on a tractor or two! We all jumped onto Christine’s son’s bus and went to the grazing cattle. A leisurely walk around the cattle with questions being asked about breeding to David and Christine. I think some appreciated the fresh air more than others not mentioning any names to go with that comment!


YOUNG MEMBERS This year’s event was very well attended, and I know that everyone who did attend took something away from it, be it a new skill stock judging, or an idea on how to multiply their best genetics quickly, drive a go kart with guts and beat Neil, create new friendships, or learn how to dance the night away. I know that the weeks leading up to the event were stressful and hard work for those holding the event and we are all so grateful for that effort and for the fantastic hospitality we received.

The Danish bound Young Members, being the highest placed individuals from each country - James McKay-Wightman, Andrew Clarke, Richard Cumming & Harriet Thomas Mee

PRIZE GIVING

Emma & Aimee Stronach present whiskey to Johnny & Michael Barlow to thank them for hosting the YM Stockjudging

Presentation to Chris Martindale in appreciation of giving reasons to the Young Members

Flowers presented to the highest placed young members by Doreen, Emma, Emma & Alex

Jack Smyth & Josh and Lauren Swindells present David & Christine Loftus with their gifts for their support of the Young Members tour

Louise Allan & Dafydd Gwynne present Neil Shand & Emma McInnes with gifts for their contribution in organising the trip

Chris Boyd & Heather Duff present quaichs to the Master Judges Stewart Stronach Jr & Simon Key

Jonny & Gary McCammond present gifts to Danny & Daisy Leslie for their efficiency with timekeeping during the reason giving

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Here are a few quotes from young members who attended the event “The Simmental Young Members trip was an excellent weekend with great cattle to see and hospitality from all places visited. The social night was a great way to get everyone involved young and old breeders and was enjoyed by everyone.” “This was the first trip I have attended, it was action packed, I had great fun and learnt some new tips with regards to stock judging which I put into practice at the competition.” “I feel the seminars which were provided were appropriate for all the members attending -young and old - and I definitely learnt a lot about what to look for when judging a Simmental animal in the talk before the judging commenced.” “The activities such as the go karting were suitable for everyone and brought out a healthy competitive streak bringing everyone together.” “The prize giving, and hog roast was very well organised, and I certainly got to know a lot of the young members a lot better, throughout the trip, even members from my own club. No one was left out and the after party certainly showed the essence of being a young member. “ “This was the first Simmental trip I had attended, I can’t wait for the next one, I thoroughly enjoyed it. “ “The trip was a very fun and interesting experience, I’d like to do this again in the future. I also learnt how to dance and thoroughly enjoyed the disco!!“ “The Simmental Young Members trip was a great experience that gives the chance to see other cattle in other parts of the country. This was my first young member’s trip and I was lucky enough to win the trip to Denmark, this is a great opportunity to go and see the different breeding in another country.”


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Stirling Young Stockperson Winners 2017

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Rhys Grenham presenting Michael Stronach with the New Trend Trophy for Best Young Stockperson Stirling Bull Sales February 2017

Robert MacGregor presenting Heather Duff with the Scottish Club Trophy for Best Young Stockperson Stirling Bull Sales October 2017

YOUNG MEMBERS TRIP 10TH-12TH AUGUST 2018

Friday 10th August •

Arrive in Northern Ireland – Farm visit, followed by NI Club Charity BBQ in the evening

Saturday 11th August •

Stockjudging to take place at Richard Rodgers (Hiltonstown Herd), followed by the presentation evening at the Cohannon Inn (TBC)

Sunday 12th August •

Depart home

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RESULTS INDIVIDUAL JUNIOR

TEAM SENIOR 1st

Louise Allan & Emma McAlister

Scotland

2nd

Alice Stubbs & Christopher Boyd

Northern Ireland

3rd

Andrew & Zara Clarke

Northern Ireland

REASONS WINNER JUNIOR

1st

Emma McAlister

Scotland

Emma McAlister

2nd

Frank Gwynne

Scotland

REASONS WINNER SENIOR

3rd

Pearse Burns

Northern Ireland

Andrew Clarke

INDIVIDUAL SENIOR James McKay Wightman

Scotland

James McKay Wightman

2nd

Andrew Clarke

Northern Ireland

RESERVE OVERALL WINNER

3rd

Christopher Boyd

Northern Ireland

Andrew Clarke

TEAM JUNIOR

Scotland

Northern Ireland

BEST POINTS UNDER 16

1st

Frank Gwynne & Daffyd Gwynne

Scotland

Frank Gwynne

2nd

Jonny McCammond & Pearse Burns

Northern Ireland

OVERALL INTERNATIONAL WINNER

3rd

Aimee & Emma Stronach

Scotland

Sahra Tobler

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SIMMENTAL REVIEW 2017 Overall Winner James McKay Wightman and Reserve Overall Winner Andrew Clarke

Emma McAlister from Scotland was placed First in the Individual Junior Category; she received the Bert Borlase Trophy for the First Prize Junior Competitor, presented by Society President Robin Boyd

Frank Gwynne from Scotland was placed Second in the Individual Junior Category, he was also awarded the Walkinshaw Trophy for the Best Points in the under 16yrs category, presented by Society President Robin Boyd

Pearse Burns from Northern Ireland was placed 3rd in the Individual Junior Category; he was congratulated by Society President Robin Boyd

Andrew Clarke from Northern Ireland was placed Second in the Individual Senior Category; he was congratulated by Society President Robin Boyd

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James McKay Wightman receives the New Trend Trophy for the Best Overall Winner and the McDonald Fraser Shield for the Best Senior Competitor presented by Society President Robin Boyd

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Chris Boyd from Northern Ireland was placed Third in the Individual Senior category; he was congratulated by Society president Robin Boyd

Daffyd & Frank Gwynne from Scotland receive the 1st prize for Junior Team; they were congratulated by Society President Robin Boyd

Jonny McCammond & Pearse Burns from Northern Ireland were placed 2nd in the Junior Team Category; they were congratulated by Society President Robin Boyd

Aimee & Emma Stronach from Scotland were placed 3rd in the Junior Team Category; they were congratulated by Society President Robin Boyd

Louise Allan & Emma McAlister from Scotland receive the 1st prize for Senior Team; they were congratulated by Society President Robin Boyd

Alice Stubbs & Chris Boyd from Northern Ireland were placed 2nd in the Senior Team Category; they were congratulated by Society President Robin Boyd

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Emma McAlister from Scotland received the award for the Best Reasons Junior Category; she was congratulated by Society President Robin Boyd

Andrew Clarke from Northern Ireland received the award for the Best Reasons in the Senior Category; he was congratulated by Society President Robin Boyd

Overall International Winner Sahra Tobler was presented with the International Trophy by Society President Robin Boyd

Winners of the trip to the National Show in Denmark in 2018, being the highest placed individuals from each country: L-R Richard Cumming (Wales), Andrew Clarke (Northern Ireland), James McKay Wightman (Scotland) and Harriet Thomas-Mee (England)

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Zara & Andrew Clarke from Northern Ireland were placed 3rd in the Senior Team Category; they were congratulated by Society President Robin Boyd

Scottish Club Chairman Danny Leslie with all the Scottish prize winners

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NATIONAL

YOUNG STARS EVENT

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or those of you that don’t know what this event is about, it’s an event specifically for young stock people to showcase their talent. Every element is taken into consideration from how well they present themselves to how good they are at promoting their breed or company that they are representing. We entered two teams to this year’s event, a senior team with lots of experience under their belts and a junior team who wanted to experience and learn new skills. So, after months of preparation we all headed to Malvern. Sacombe kindly lent us 4 heifers to use, Daisy Jones went on work experience to Bridget’s to get them halter broken prior to the event. The teams with cordless drills at the ready set up their promotional stands, bedded, washed and settled their heifers in. The event is a two-day event and from the word go they are being judged on their abilities to perform the necessary tasks involved in looking after, preparing and showing the animals, also on their knowledge of the industry as a whole. They do all of this as a team and completely unaided from outside help. The teams did well with the ‘Super Simmies’ team taking third place and ‘#teamsimmies’ taking 6th place. Frank also got the individual 16 and under award.

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James McKay Wightman

Dear Members of the British Simmental Cattle Society

Daisy Jones

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for the kind support, sponsorship and entertaining events during the month of August. Myself and my team members James Wightman and Emma McAlister were to create a breed stand as well as present two animals for show and also participate in stock judging, a team challenge quiz and a public interview. Our heifers were kindly supplied by Bridget Borlase and we had generous donations from Barlow Trailers, McInnes Show and the British Simmental Cattle Society. These donations allowed us to purchase clothing, equipment and supplies and we are most grateful for them. Anne McPherson also kindly photographed us at the Royal Highland Show which allowed us to create individual profiles to display on the stand.

“National Young Show Stars is a great competition to be part of. It has a great atmosphere from start to finish and lets you see that working together and discussing what needs done as a team is really important when preparing cattle to ensure that the best job is made.”

“Great show, I’ve never done anything like that. I’ve been doing shows for about a year now and at the National Young Show Stars I competed in stock judging, which I’ve never done before and watched as one of my team members did the clipping to get a rough idea of what to do. I really enjoyed the event, thank you to all those that make it possible for us to attend such an event.”

Frank and Dafydd Gwynne

“It was a very fun and interesting experience, I liked how there was parts of every show aspects such as clipping, stock judging and the showing itself. I’d like to do this again in the future.”

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The whole event was extremely enjoyable, and I personally felt that we worked well as a group and created our own unique stamp on the event and advertised the breed well. We attended the social evening and mixed with members from other teams and breeds and have made long lasting friendships from all parts of the country.

Hannah Wood & Callum Croft received Reserve in the Interbreed Pairs Young Handlers competition at the Royal Welsh Show. Pictured with Mr Neil Lloyd the judge on the day.

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Event Diary 2018 FEBRUARY

JULY

18th - 20th

Stirling Bull Sales

26th

NI Beef Expo, Dungannon Mart RNAS sale at Aberdeen and Northern Marts

28th

MARCH

10th - 12th

English National Show at the Great Yorkshire Show

23rd - 26th

Royal Welsh Show at Builth Wells

27th - 28th

Kelso (Border Union) Show

AUGUST

2nd

Carlisle Bull Sales

10th

Newark Sale

23rd

N.I Club Show and Sale, Dungannon Mart

APRIL Carlisle Bull Sales, incorporating the Leading Ladies

20th

5th - 6th

Scottish National Simmental Show at the Turriff Show

8th

N.I Club Finals, Fermanagh County Show

10th

N.I Charity BBQ, Dungannon Rugby Club

14th - 16th

Welsh National Simmental Show at Pembrokeshire County Show

OCTOBER

MAY

5th

1st

Multi Breed Show and Sale of Pedigree Beef Bulls and Females at ANM

NI Club Show and Sale, Dungannon Mart

5th

Worcester Sale

7th

Stirling Multibreed sale

21st - 23rd

16th - 19th

Royal Ulster (Balmoral) Show

Stirling Bull Sales - Society AGM 9.30am @ Stirling - also to include a major reduction of the Woodhall herd on behalf of H & J Macaskill

17th - 19th

Devon County Show NBA Beef Expo, Halls Shrewsbury Livestock Auction Centre

NOVEMBER

25th

N.I Club Show and Sale, Ballymena Mart

30th

JUNE 30th May 2nd

Royal Bath & West Show

7th - 9th

Royal Cornwall Show

7th - 9th

South of England Show

15th - 17th

Three Counties Show

21st - 24th

Royal Highland Show

27th - 28th

Royal Norfolk Show

2nd

Agri Expo (Borderway)

17th - 18th

English Winter Fair

21st

Agriscot

26th – 27th

Welsh Winter Fair at Builth Wells

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IAIN GREEN

LISGLASS GODDESS - Supreme Champion, Female Champion, Best Exhibit bred in NI & 1st place Heifer, born on or after 01.07.15 and on or before 31.12.15 at the Royal Ulster Show

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t was a privilege and honour to be invited to judge the Royal Ulster show. Firstly I would like to thank all the stockmen and stockwomen who put forward their show of Simmental cattle for me to judge. I know how much work and effort it takes to bring out all the cattle, although numbers forward were low, the cattle were of a high standard. Well done to everyone who took part. The weather was dry and warm and on reflection it was our summer during that few days I visited. The first class was won by Slievenagh Flirt, a long cow with good breed character in working clothes making a good job of rearing her heifer calf, which later went on to become best cow with calf at foot. The second class was won by a well fleshed heifer Cleenagh Gem. The next class of

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heifers was won by Lisglass Goddess who certainly was living up to her name. This outstanding young heifer caught my eye as soon as she entered the ring and later went on to be my Female Champion and Overall Champion. The last class of young heifers was won by a smart red heifer Ranfurly Weikel 18th who later became my Reserve Female Champion and Reserve Junior Champion. The Male Championship was awarded to Ashland Humdinger, a light-coloured bull with great flesh and locomotion who also won Junior Champion and Reserve Overall Champion. It was a very satisfying achievement for the breed and breeders to win the second Reserve Overall Junior Beef Interbreed Champion with this young bull.


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RANFURLY WEIKEL 18TH H2 – Reserve Female Champion, Reserve Junior Champion & 1st place Heifer, born on or after 01.01.16 at the Royal Ulster Show

SLIEVENAGH FLIRT - Best Simmental Cow with Calf at Foot & 1st place Cow or Heifer, born in 2014, in calf or with calf at foot having had a calf by three years old at the Royal Ulster Show

CLEENAGH GEM - 1st place Heifer, born on or after 01.01.15 and on or before 30.06.15 at the Royal Ulster Show

BALMORAL - ROYAL ULSTER

DATE: 10th May to 13th May 2017

JUDGE: Mr I Green

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion, Female Champion & Best Exhibit bred in NI Reserve Supreme Champion, Male Champion, Junior Champion & Reserve Best Exhibit bred in NI Reserve Female Champion & Reserve Junior Champion Best Simmental Cow with Calf at Foot Cow or Heifer, born in 2014, in calf or with calf at foot having had a calf by three years old Heifer, born on or after 01.01.15 and on or before 30.06.15

LISGLASS GODDESS

DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY

LUMMIN BRONTE

J L & C J WEATHERUP

ASHLAND HUMDINGER 16

DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY

ASHLAND LADY DIAMOND 7TH

MR P KELLY

RANFURLY WEIKEL 18TH H2 SLIEVENAGH FLIRT

RACEVIEW KING AUROCH AMOS

RANFURLY WEIKEL 11TH D3 SLIEVENAGH TASCHA

MR W D HAZELTON MR J N GLASGOW

1. SLIEVENAGH FLIRT

AUROCH AMOS

SLIEVENAGH TASCHA

MR J N GLASGOW

1. CLEENAGH GEM

DRUMLONE ANCHOR 09

CLEENAGH TIPSY

MR T W ABRAHAM

2. WHITDRUM VICKY

SCRIBBY FARMS DUKE 12

OMORGA CRYSTAL

MR JASON WHITCROFT

1. LISGLASS GODDESS

DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY

LUMMIN BRONTE

J L & C J WEATHERUP

2. QUITRENT GILIAN 3. QUITRENT GISELLE 4. LISGLASS GAYLE 5. GLENOCK GRACE 1. RANFURLY WEIKEL 18TH H2 2. GLENOCK HIGHWAY 3. SHILOH HEATHER 4. BRIDGEWATER FARM TULIP 2ND 1. ASHLAND HUMDINGER 16 1. WILLIAM GUBBINS 2. J L & C J WEATHERUP 3. ASHLAND HUMDINGER 16

CURAHEEN VIO DELFUR DECIDER 12 DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY HILLCREST CHAMPION RACEVIEW KING KILBRIDE FARM NEWRY DELFUR DECIDER 12 DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY

QUITRENT TINA QUITRENT CARMEL LISGLASS DANIELLE MAGHERACRIGAN WONDER RANFURLY WEIKEL 11TH D3 ARDADONEY 5755W SHILOH WILMA TILLYMAUD TULIPE 53RD ASHLAND LADY DIAMOND 7TH

WILLIAM GUBBINS WILLIAM GUBBINS J L & C J WEATHERUP STEPHEN MILLAR MR W D HAZELTON STEPHEN MILLAR MR T W ABRAHAM MR J N GLASGOW MR P KELLY

DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY

ASHLAND LADY DIAMOND 7TH

MR P KELLY

Heifer, born on or after 01.07.15 and on or before 31.12.15

Heifer, born on or after 01.01.16

Bull, born on or after 01.01.16 Pair of Animals Interbreed - Overall Junior Beef Champion

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ASHLAND HUMDINGER 16 - Reserve Supreme Champion, Male Champion, Junior Champion, Reserve Best Exhibit bred in NI & 1st place Bull, born on or after 01.01.16 at the Royal Ulster Show

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MR PETER BURGESS

STERLING CELIA’S FIFI - Supreme Champion & Female Champion, 1st place Cow or Heifer, born in 2014, in milk with calf at foot or certified in calf and due to calve before 3 years of age at the English National Show, Royal Three Counties

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huge thank you to the Royal Three Counties Show for inviting me to judge this year’s National Show. Thank you also to all the exhibitors for making the time and effort to showcase our breed and a special mention to the stewards for their wonderful help on what turned out to be an extremely hot day. On to the cattle and the first class of heifers. First place went to Boars Head Nelly, a very nice dark coloured heifer followed closely in second place by the pale coloured Storersmith Holly. Third place went to Little Orchard Rhapsody 15th.

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The second class contained some real quality. The first placed heifer, Sterling Bacardi’s Hawaii really graced the ring, well balanced, good locomotion - one to watch for the future. She went on to be Junior Female Champion and Reserve Female Champion. In second place another classy heifer, Sterling Barcardi’s Hope, again very well put together, good locomotion but not quite the power or presence of her stable mate. Third place was Mount Heidi, another very good heifer. David Donnelly could probably consider himself unfortunate to come up against such a strong pair from Boddington Estates.


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Third class. This was lead by a well grown dark heifer Swallowhill Gigi, a very good top line and locomotion she went on to be Reserve Junior Heifer. In second place another good heifer, Sterling Verity’s Girl. Third place was Little Orchard Stella 8G, unfortunately a bit over powered on the day. Fourth class. Only two forward and a second class winner for Rhys Grenham, this time with a solid coloured pale heifer, Boars Head Karina 6th. Second was Sterling Cairo’s Got It All. Final Heifer class. First in this class was an outstanding heifer, Wroxall Glinko-Zilla, good top and bottom lines, sound legs and locomotion, this stylish heifer went on to be Senior Heifer Champion. Second was another quality heifer Sterling Bacardi’s Gi Gi who went onto be Reserve Senior Heifer Champion. Next came cow or heifer born in 2014, only one entry, Sterling Celia’s Fifi, a fabulous heifer with calf. Very well balanced, evenly fleshed, this very good example of the breed progressed to be Female Champion and then on to be Supreme Champion. Second cow class and the most difficult of the show to judge. Leading the class was a cow, not reared a calf but very heavily in-calf, Beanhill Ellie. Despite not having a calf at foot this big cow, in top condition as you would expect, thoroughly deserved her placing with the way she moved round the ring. Second place went to Fircovert Edwina, another big cow that unlike the first placed cow, failed to show herself off as she went round the ring. Third place went to Hemingford Ellgia, a cow overpowered on the day but with a very good bull calf at foot.

Senior Cow class and three good animals. Swallowhill Bluebelle led the way, a very upstanding cow with real ring presence, good locomotion, top line and a nice calf at foot. Second came Beanhill Butter , another well fleshed cow, this time with a strong bull calf at foot. Third place was Fircovert Cecilia, again a very good cow but unfortunately not showing herself off particularly well on the day. Onto the boys. First the young bull class which was won by Storersmith Highwayman, a well-balanced shapey bull. Second came Ravensdale Hurricane, another evenly fleshed bull and third was Sterling Hugo. Some very good young bulls in the second Junior class. This class was won by Lynfield Hamish, great width throughout, a leg on each corner and showing good breed character, this bull went on to be Junior Male Champion, Male Champion and Reserve Supreme Champion. In second place a very good bull Ravensdale Harrier. Well balanced, well fleshed and a good mover, this bull went on to be Reserve Junior Male and Reserve Male Champion. Thirdly came Sterling Haymaker, a stretchy bull but lacking the flesh of the first two bulls. Bull born in 2015 next with only two entries, both well fleshed bulls but locomotion was faulty in both. First came Storersmith Ghost Rider with Fircovert Gladiator second. Only one Senior Bull, Ranfurly Formula 1 which would have stood up well to some competition. A good show of pairs was won by two wonderful heifers shown by Boddington Estates. Again thankyou to everyone involved in making the show smooth running and enjoyable on such a scorching day.

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ROYAL SHOW REPORTS RAVENSDALE HARRIER 16 – Reserve Male Champion & Reserve Junior Male Champion, 2nd place Bull, born on or between 01.01.16 and 31.03.16 at the English National Show, Royal Three Counties

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STERLING BACARDI’S HAWAII - Reserve Female Champion & Junior Heifer Champion, 1st place Heifer, born on or between 01.01.16 and 31.03.16 at the English National Show, Royal Three Counties

WROXALL GLINKO-ZILLA – Senior Heifer Champion & 1st place Heifer, born on or between 01.01.15 and 31.03.15 at the English National Show, Royal Three Counties

SWALLOWHILL GIGI – Reserve Junior Heifer Champion & 1st place Heifer, born on or between 01.08.15 and 31.12.15 at the English National Show, Royal Three Counties

BOARS HEAD NELLY 6TH – 1st place Heifer, born on or after 01.04.16 at the English National Show, Royal Three Counties

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SIMMENTAL REVIEW 2017 BEANHILL ELLIE – 1st place Cow, born in 2012 or 2013, in milk or certified in calf at the time of the show at the English National Show, Royal Three Counties

SWALLOWHILL BLUEBELLE - 1st place Cow, born before 01.01.12, in milk or certified in calf at the time of the show at the English National Show, Royal Three Counties

STORERSMITH HIGHWAYMAN 16 – 1st place Bull, born on or after 01.04.16 at the English National Show, Royal Three Counties

STORERSMITH GHOST RIDER 15 - 1st place Bull, born in 2015 at the English National Show, Royal Three Counties

RANFURLY FORMULA 1 F7 14 – 1st place Bull, born on or before 31.12.14 at the English National Show, Royal Three Counties

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BOARS HEAD KARINA 6TH – 1st place Heifer, born on or between 01.04.15 and 31.07.15 at the English National Show, Royal Three Counties

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DATE: 16th June to 18th June 2017

JUDGE: Mr P Burgess

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion & Female Champion Reserve Supreme Champion, Male Champion & Junior Male Champion Reserve Male Champion & Reserve Junior Male Champion Reserve Female Champion & Junior Heifer Champion Senior Heifer Champion Reserve Senior Heifer Champion Reserve Junior Heifer Champion Heifer, born on or after 01.04.16

STERLING CELIA’S FIFI

STERLING COTSWOLD 11

STERLING DOLORES CELIA

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

LYNFIELD HAMISH 16

STERLING FLINT

LYNFIELD WILHELMINA

M/S A E & C BISHOP

RAVENSDALE HARRIER 16 STERLING BACARDI’S HAWAII WROXALL GLINKO-ZILLA STERLING BACARDI’S GI GI SWALLOWHILL GIGI 1. BOARS HEAD NELLY 6TH 2. STORERSMITH HOLLY 3. LITTLE ORCHARD RHAPSODY 15H 1. STERLING BACARDI’S HAWAII 2. STERLING BARCARDI’S HOPE 3. MOUNT HEIDI 4. FIRCOVERT HYACINTH 5. CWARRE CINDERELLA’S HAZE 6. HEMINGFORD HARRIET 7. WROXALL HOPE VASTINA 1. SWALLOWHILL GIGI 2. STERLING VERITYS GIRL 3. LITTLE ORCHARD STELLA 8G 1. BOARS HEAD KARINA 6TH 2. STERLING CAIRO’S GOT IT ALL 1. WROXALL GLINKO-ZILLA 2. STERLING BACARDI’S GI GI

HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13 ANNICK EXOCET 13 TISET DARWIN AUCHORACHAN ACDC 09 9 BANWY WONDERBOY DRUMSLEED EXPLOSION 13 LISGLASS BARNABUS 10 TISET DARWIN ANNICK EXOCET 13 AUCHORACHAN ACDC 09 9 DELFUR DECIDER 12 BURGHBRIDGE BRADLEY 10 DENIZES EXCLUSIVE 13 CORSKIE DREAMER 12 LOSNING IVER BANWY WONDERBOY STERLING COTSWOLD 11 PHS POLLED WORLDWIDE 14W SKERRINGTON VANGUARD STERLING COTSWOLD 11 TISET DARWIN AUCHORACHAN ACDC 09 9

RAVENSDALE GIRLIE 4TH STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI WROXALL CROWN-JEWEL STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI SWALLOWHILL BLUEBELLE OAKHILL NELLY 20 KILBRIDE FARM DORA 34A LITTLE ORCHARD RHAPSODY 5D STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI MOUNT CAROL FIRCOVERT COLLEEN ALREB CINDERELLA HEMINGFORD ANNY WROXALL CADENCE-VASTINA SWALLOWHILL BLUEBELLE STERLING MICHELLES VERITY SABRE WHISPER BOARS HEAD KARINA STERLING PETRA’S CAIRO WROXALL CROWN-JEWEL STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI

MR M K D HIND BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD C H EVANS & SON BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD MRS A JUKES MR R J GRENHAM MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH MR MARK SALLIS BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD MR D DONNELLY MR P GUNTHER RICHARD JAMES CUMMING MR J A GRIFFIN & MRS S ARKLEY C H EVANS & SON MRS A JUKES BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD MR MARK SALLIS MR R J GRENHAM BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD C H EVANS & SON BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

1. STERLING CELIA’S FIFI

STERLING COTSWOLD 11

STERLING DOLORES CELIA

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

1. BEANHILL ELLIE

HOCKENHULL MATTHEW

BEANHILL BUTTER

MR & MRS R J & B E KIMBER

2. FIRCOVERT EDWINA 3. HEMINGFORD ELLGIA

BURGHBRIDGE BRADLEY 10 STARLINE WIZZKIDD

FIRCOVERT BONNIE HEMINGFORD ANNY

MR P GUNTHER MR J A GRIFFIN & MRS S ARKLEY

1. SWALLOWHILL BLUEBELLE

HILLCREST CHAMPION

RACEVIEW VITA KIM

MRS A JUKES

2. BEANHILL BUTTER 3. FIRCOVERT CECILIA 1. STORERSMITH HIGHWAYMAN 16 2. RAVENSDALE HURRICANE 16 3. STERLING HUGO 16 1. LYNFIELD HAMISH 16 2. RAVENSDALE HARRIER 16 3. STERLING HAYMAKER 16 4. BOARS HEAD HARLEQUIN 16 5. FIRCOVERT HORATIO 16 6. HEMINGFORD HECTOR 16 1. STORERSMITH GHOST RIDER 15 2. FIRCOVERT GLADIATOR 15

OMORGA VOLVO HOCKENHULL RED RUM LISGLASS BARNABUS 10 HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13 ANNICK EXOCET 13 STERLING FLINT HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13 DOVEFIELDS GALLANT DRUMSLEED EXPLOSION 13 FIRCOVERT CHESTER 11 CORSKIE DREAMER 12 POPES BARCLAY 10 BURGHBRIDGE BRADLEY 10

MR & MRS R J & B E KIMBER MR P GUNTHER MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH MR M K D HIND BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD M/S A E & C BISHOP MR M K D HIND BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD MR R J GRENHAM MR P GUNTHER MR J A GRIFFIN & MRS S ARKLEY MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH MR P GUNTHER

Bull, born on or before 31.12.14

1. RANFURLY FORMULA 1 F7 14

CARNKERN TITAN

BEANHILL TAMARA HORSFORDMANOR WONDER STORERSMITH EMBER RAVENSDALE GOLDIE 8TH STERLING DOLORES ANNA LYNFIELD WILHELMINA RAVENSDALE GIRLIE 4TH STERLING DOLORES PETRA HOCKENHULL TRUDY 36TH FIRCOVERT CECILIA SHALRA TIFFANY STORERSMITH ELECTRA FIRCOVERT CECILIA SOUTH PARK KING KONG WEIKEL 2ND

Pair of Animals

1. BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD 2. MR M K D HIND 3. MR P GUNTHER 4. MR & MRS R J & B E KIMBER 1. BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD 2. MR P GUNTHER 1. BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD 2. MR P GUNTHER

Heifer, born on or between 01.01.16 and 31.03.16

Heifer, born on or between 01.08.15 and 31.12.15

Heifer, born on or between 01.04.15 and 31.07.15 Heifer, born on or between 01.01.15 and 31.03.15 Cow or Heifer, born in 2014, in milk with calf at foot or certified in calf and due to calve before 3 years of age Cow, born in 2012 or 2013, in milk or certified in calf at the time of the Show

Cow, born before 01.01.12, in milk or certified in calf at the time of the Show

Bull, born on or after 01.04.16

Bull, born on or between 01.01.16 and 31.03.16

Bull, born in 2015

Group of Three Group of Four

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MICHAEL BARLOW

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JUDGE’S REPORT BY:

KENNOX TARAS GEM - Supreme Champion, Female Champion, Junior Champion, Junior Female Champion, Best Animal Bred by Exhibitor & 1st place Female, born on or between 01.07.15 and 31.12.15 at the Royal Highland Show

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Royal

Show

HIGHLAND I

JUDGE: MICHAEL BARLOW

t was a great honour to judge such a prestigious event; I would like to thank the Royal Highland Agricultural Society for giving me this once in a lifetime opportunity. I would also like to thank the stewards for making the day relaxed and enjoyable. A big thank you must go to the exhibitors for presenting me with a high quality and impressive show of Simmental Cattle. The day kicked off with the Junior Heifers in a large class. Winning the class was Blackford Honey, one of the younger heifers in the class. She came into the ring naturally done with both quality and style and with great locomotion. 2nd prize went to Corskie Highness, a

bigger heifer than the one in 1st place, but she lacked the style my 1st place had. It was difficult to split 2nd and 3rd, but 2nd place had more quality over plates and tail head than 3rd place. The second class was Junior Females born from January to March. This was the strongest female class with either 1st or 2nd winning the class. I went for Sterling Barcardi’s Hope as my winner, I thought she had a great top on her with more natural width than my 2nd place heifer, which was her stable mate Sterling Bacardi’s Hawaii who was a different type for me; she struggled to compete with 1st place with leg structure. 3rd place was a smart well put together heifer from the

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BLACKFORD GALAXY 15- Reserve Supreme Champion, Male Champion, Breeder of Best Bull & 1st place Bull born on or between 01.01.15 and 31.12.15 at the Royal Highland Show

POPES PRINCESS CLEO - Reserve Female Champion & 1st place Female, born on or before 31.12.11, in milk or certified in calf at time of Show at the Royal Highland Show

STERLING BARCARDI’S HOPE - Reserve Junior Champion, Reserve Junior Female Champion & 1st place Female, born on or between 01.01.16 and 31.03.16 at the Royal Highland Show

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Popes herd, which just couldn’t compete with the power and style of the 1st and 2nd heifers in the class. The third Heifer class of the day which was the split age heifer from the 1st of July to the 31st December 2015. There were six heifers forward for this class. My 1st prize heifer was Kennox Tara’s Gem. An outstanding heifer with quality in every part for a female. She oozed ring presence. This heifer went on to be my Overall Champion. As soon as I saw her I knew then that the older females would need to be on a par with her to beat her. 2nd place went to Pitmudie Gladys, a different type to my 1st prize, a well put together heifer although may be just over done a touch, I didn’t like her brisket being as full for a female. My 3rd prize was from Corskie, she lacked power to my 1st and 2nd heifers. The fourth class was the Two Year Old Heifer class. An easy winner of this class was Sterling Bacardi’s Gigi. A big powerful red heifer with a tremendous top and hind quarter for a heifer. 2nd place went to Mavsey Golden Pride who was a correct heifer, she just lacked the power of my 1st place. My 3rd prize went to Corskie Geenna. The fifth class of the day was the Three Year Old with Calf at Foot. Winning the class was Drumsleed Farina, a young fresh cow with plenty of power, 2nd prize went to Sterling Celia’s Fifi who had a tremendous heifer calf, she just lacked power and weight, if she had stood with 60-80kg more she would have won the class. 3rd prize went to Newbiemains Flo, she just lacked style to my 1st and 2nd heifers but she was a good outfit. The sixth class was the Intermediate Cow Class which only consisted of one entry. An in-calf cow Coxhill Emerald, which was a correct cow but lacked the power to go any further in the day. The seventh class which was the Senior Cow class had four entries forward. My 1st prize was Popes Princess Cleo. She was an easy winner of this class, with plenty of flesh and ring presence. 2nd prize went to Skerrington Rhona 32nd she had a good young bull calf at foot, but lacked the power from the 1st prize. 3rd prize went to Corskie China; she just lacked the power from my 1st and 2nd two animals. The 8th class was the first Bull class of the day. It was won by Corskie Harbro, who was a big growthy bull showing lots of potential. 2nd place went to Drumsleed


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DRUMSLEED HORATIO 16 – Reserve Junior Male Champion & 1st place Bull, born on or between 01.01.16 and 31.03.16 at the Royal Highland Show

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CORSKIE GAMBLER 15 - Best Animal of Opposite Sex to the Junior Champion & Junior Male Champion at the Royal Highland Show & 3rd place Bull, born on or between 01.01.15 and 31.12.15 at the Royal Highland Show

Harvester who lacked style and 3rd place went to Newbiemains Holysmokes. The 9th class which was Second Class Winner of Junior Bulls went to Drumsleed Horatio, a deep red bull with a good end. 2nd prize went to Pitmudie Hunter a similar type of bull to my first prize; he just didn’t have the presence of length of my 1st prize. 3rd place went to Popes Hector, a good commercial bull for the future. Class 10 was the Two Year Old Bull class which had four entries. Blackford Galaxy won this class, he also won Male Champion and Reserve Overall Champion and later in show he won the Marks and Spencer Beef Breeder competition. This is one of the best bulls I have ever seen in the breed he had it all, head, power, back natural width and with natural flesh and great locomotion. This a bull that will make an impact on the breed in the next 10 years, 2nd prize went to Keeldrum Gambler, a good modern bull who just lacked the presence of my 1st bull. 3rd prize went to Corskie Gambler, who actually went on to be Junior Male. He was just in a bad class for his age; he couldn’t compete for power and finish. The eleventh class of the day was the Senior Bull class which had two entries forward, this was an easy class. My 1st prize went to Curaheen Drifter, a big dark red bull who carried his flesh well with a good end and a good locomotion for the size of him. 2nd prize went to Popes Fearless, a yellow bull who had the size of a senior bull but just lacked natural width and leg structure. Female Championship – This was an easy decision - Kennox Tara’s Gem, she had ring presence and quality over my Reserve Female Popes Princess Cleo. Male Championship – Two stock bulls which were a good advert for the breed having them both in the ring at the same time. Blackford Galaxy just had that bit more natural width and quality to him than my Reserve Curaheen Drifter. Overall Championship – This was the hardest decision I have ever had to make in a judging ring, both animals are a credit to the breed and will go on to more success in the future. It was particularly pleasing for me that I had two new faces and both very young for the position they were standing, right or wrong, I decided with the breed used for it’s maternal strength I would go for the Female Champion Kennox Tara’s Gem.


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STERLING BACARDI’S GIGI - 1st place Female, born on between 01.01.15 and 30.06.15 at the Royal Highland Show

DRUMSLEED FARINA 14 - 1st place Female, having calved before 3 years of age or due to calve before 3 years of age, in milk or in calf, born in 2014 at the Royal Highland Show

COXHILL EMERALD – 1st place Female, born in 2012 or 2013, in milk or certified in calf at time of Show at the Royal Highland Show

CORSKIE HARBRO 16 – 1st place Bull, born on or after 01.04.16 at the Royal Highland Show

ROYAL HIGHLAND

DATE: 22nd June to 25th June 2017

JUDGE: Mr M Barlow

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion, Female Champion, Junior Champion, Junior Female Champion & Best Animal bred by Exhibitor Reserve Supreme Champion, Male Champion & Breeder of Best Bull Reserve Male Champion Reserve Female Champion Reserve Junior Champion & Reserve Junior Female Champion Best Animal of Opposite Sex to the Junior Champion & Junior Male Champion Reserve Junior Male Champion Best Cow with Calf at foot Female, born on or after 01.04.16

KENNOX TARAS GEM

SOWENNA ARISTROCRAT 09 9

ANNICK HELEN’S TARA

MR DAVID CRAIG

BLACKFORD GALAXY 15

CURLIEU KNIGHT

BLACKFORD AERO

MR W G MACPHERSON

CURAHEEN DRIFTER POPES PRINCESS CLEO

CURAHEEN WARRIOR (ET) BANWY WONDERBOY

CURAHEEN VIA POPES NELLYS PRINCESS

RICHARD MCCULLOCH M/S J H & V G WOOD

STERLING BARCARDI’S HOPE

AUCHORACHAN ACDC 09 9

STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

CORSKIE GAMBLER 15

DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10

CORSKIE CEGEM

MR WJ & J GREEN

DRUMSLEED HORATIO 16 STERLING CELIA’S FIFI 1. BLACKFORD HONEY 2. CORSKIE HIGHNESS

DRUMSLEED BLUEBELL 10 STERLING DOLORES CELIA BLACKFORD AERO CORSKIE CLASSY

MR G W SMITH BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD MR W G MACPHERSON MR WJ & J GREEN

3. CAIRNVIEW REA 5TH

RAVENSDALE CHOPPER 11 STERLING COTSWOLD 11 HOCKENHULL WATERLOO BEL DHU CAPERCAILLIE 11 WROXALL COCKER-LEEKYSOUP 11

CAIRNVIEW REA 1ST

MR A J WILSON

4. STRATHISLA HAWTHORN’S HARRIET

ISLAVALE DONALD 12

STRATHISLA FARMS

5. POPES PRINCESS HETTIE 6. STRATHISLA HONESTY’S TWIGGY 1. STERLING BARCARDI’S HOPE 2. STERLING BACARDI’S HAWAII 3. POPES RHONA 4. CORSKIE HARP 5. PITMUDIE HAVANA 6. SALTIRE HEIDI

KILBRIDE FARM COMBER 11 ISLAVALE DONALD 12 AUCHORACHAN ACDC 09 9 ANNICK EXOCET 13 KILBRIDE FARM COMBER 11 CELTIC ROCK CORSKIE ELDER 13 KILBRIDE FARM DRAGOON 12

STRATHISLA BARBARA’S HARRIET POPES PRINCESS CLEO STRATHISLA DOVE’S TWIGGY STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI SKERRINGTON RHONA 21ST CORSKIE ELECTRA DRUMSLEED CARINA 11 SALTIRE DIVA

Female, born between 01.01.16 and 31.03.16

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M/S J H & V G WOOD STRATHISLA FARMS BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD M/S J H & V G WOOD MR WJ & J GREEN HEATHER DUFF J & G HOULISTON


DATE: 22nd June to 25th June 2017

JUDGE: Mr M Barlow

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

1. KENNOX TARAS GEM 2. PITMUDIE GLADYS 3. CORSKIE GRACEFUL 4. WOODHALL GERTRUDE 5. MAVSEY GRACEFUL DANCER 6. NEWBIEMAINS GOLDIES SPECIAL ONE 1. STERLING BACARDI’S GI GI 2. MAVSEY GOLDEN PRIDE 3. CORSKIE GE-ENNA 4. SKERRINGTON SUNRISE 43RD 5. STERLING CAIRO’S GOT IT ALL

ANNICK HELEN’S TARA NEWBIEMAINS DEVOTION CORSKIE WILMA WOODHALL DENISE 12 MAVSEY DANCER INNERWICK CHARLOTTE STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI MAVSEY PRIDE CORSKIE DE-ENNA SKERRINGTON SUNRISE 32ND STERLING PETRA’S CAIRO

MR DAVID CRAIG HEATHER DUFF MR WJ & J GREEN MR T A & E HENDERSON JONATHAN SINCLAIR GUNN JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD JENSON SINCLAIR GUNN MR WJ & J GREEN MR W YOUNG BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

BOARS HEAD KARINA 2ND

MR G W SMITH

2. STERLING CELIA’S FIFI 3. NEWBIEMAINS FLO 4. ANNICK TRIXIBELLE 15TH 5. CORSKIE FLUME

SOWENNA ARISTROCRAT 09 9 CORRICK CAESAR 11 BEL DHU CAPERCAILLIE 11 RACEVIEW ALL-STAR KK KEELDRUM CLIO 11 NEWBIEMAINS EMPIRE 13 AUCHORACHAN ACDC 09 9 BANWY T-REX BEL DHU CAPERCAILLIE 11 SOWENNA ARISTROCRAT 09 9 STERLING COTSWOLD 11 CLONAGH BUCKAROONEY TRUELY STERLING COTSWOLD 11 NEWBIEMAINS DAZ 12 ANNICK CLAYMORE 11 BEL DHU CAPERCAILLIE 11

STERLING DOLORES CELIA NEWBIEMAINS AGGIE ANNICK TRIXI-BELLE 8TH CORSKIE BLUME

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE MR T A & E HENDERSON MR WJ & J GREEN

1. COXHILL EMERALD

CURAHEEN TYSON

COXHILL YASMIN

JAMES MCKAY WIGHTMAN

1. POPES PRINCESS CLEO

BANWY WONDERBOY

POPES NELLYS PRINCESS

M/S J H & V G WOOD

2. SKERRINGTON RHONA 32ND 3. CORSKIE CHINA 4. DARGILL CASSIE 1. CORSKIE HARBRO 16 2. DRUMSLEED HARVESTER 16 3. NEWBIEMAINS HOLY SMOKES 16 4. PITMUDIE HOUSTON 16 5. CORSKIE HOWARD 16 6. DARGILL HITMAN 16 1. DRUMSLEED HORATIO 16 2. PITMUDIE HUNTER 16 3. POPES HECTOR 16

CORSKIE PROTON KILBRIDE FARM TARRANT BOSWELL WARRIOR DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 HAYSTAR CRACKER 11 NEWBIEMAINS ALBERT 09 OVERHILL HOUSE ERAGON 13 BEL DHU CAPERCAILLIE 11 OVERHILL HOUSE DEFENDER 12 RAVENSDALE CHOPPER 11 CORRICK CAESAR 11 KILBRIDE FARM COMBER 11

SKERRINGTON RHONA 21ST CORSKIE SPINDLE BLACKFORD NESSIE CORSKIE BABSIE DRUMSLEED CAITLIN NEWBIEMAINS CALAMITY JANE MANOR PARK BABE CORSKIE ETHEL KINNINMONTH LOLLY 3RD DRUMSLEED BLUEBELL 10 PITMUDIE ELEANOR

MR W YOUNG MR WJ & J GREEN J C MCLAREN & PARTNERS MR WJ & J GREEN MR G W SMITH JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE HEATHER DUFF MR WJ & J GREEN J C MCLAREN & PARTNERS MR G W SMITH HEATHER DUFF

DENIZES NELLY

M/S J H & V G WOOD

4. BLACKFORD HERO 16

KILBRIDE FARM DOUBLEACTION 12

BLACKFORD BUNTY 2

MR W G MACPHERSON

5. WHITERIDDEN HIGHLANDER 16

KILBRIDE FARM COMBER 11

MR H GILBERT

6. CORSKIE HASH BROWN 16 1. BLACKFORD GALAXY 15 2. KEELDRUM GAMBLER 15 3. CORSKIE GAMBLER 15 4. BRAEGARRIE GUNNER 15 1. CURAHEEN DRIFTER 2. POPES FEARLESS 14

DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 CURLIEU KNIGHT CAIRNVIEW SNAZZY DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 TEVIOT BOUNCER 10 CURAHEEN WARRIOR (ET) SOWENNA ARISTROCRAT 09 9

WHITERIDDEN STARLIGHT’S TANYA CORSKIE DASHING 12 BLACKFORD AERO KEELDRUM TZIGANE D5 CORSKIE CEGEM BRAEGARRIE EDELWEISS CURAHEEN VIA SKERRINGTON RHONA 21ST

1. CORSKIE GAMBLER 15

DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10

CORSKIE CEGEM

MR WJ & J GREEN

1. CORSKIE GE-ENNA 1. CORSKIE CHINA 1. CORSKIE HARBRO 16 1. CORSKIE HASH BROWN 16 1. CORSKIE GAMBLER 15 KENNOX TARAS GEM POPES FEARLESS 14 POPES PRINCESS CLEO KENNOX TARAS GEM STERLING BACARDI’S HAWAII 1. BLACKFORD GALAXY 15 2. DRUMSLEED HORATIO 16 3. CORSKIE GAMBLER 15 4. BRAEGARRIE GUNNER 15 3. CORSKIE HARBRO 16 6. DRUMSLEED HARVESTER 16 BLACKFORD GALAXY 15

BEL DHU CAPERCAILLIE 11 KILBRIDE FARM TARRANT DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 SOWENNA ARISTROCRAT 09 9 SOWENNA ARISTROCRAT 09 9 BANWY WONDERBOY SOWENNA ARISTROCRAT 09 9 ANNICK EXOCET 13 CURLIEU KNIGHT RAVENSDALE CHOPPER 11 DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 TEVIOT BOUNCER 10 DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 HAYSTAR CRACKER 11 CURLIEU KNIGHT

CORSKIE DE-ENNA CORSKIE SPINDLE CORSKIE BABSIE CORSKIE DASHING 12 CORSKIE CEGEM ANNICK HELEN’S TARA SKERRINGTON RHONA 21ST POPES NELLYS PRINCESS ANNICK HELEN’S TARA STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI BLACKFORD AERO DRUMSLEED BLUEBELL 10 CORSKIE CEGEM BRAEGARRIE EDELWEISS CORSKIE BABSIE DRUMSLEED CAITLIN BLACKFORD AERO

MR WJ & J GREEN MR WJ & J GREEN MR WJ & J GREEN MR WJ & J GREEN MR WJ & J GREEN MR DAVID CRAIG M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD MR DAVID CRAIG BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD MR W G MACPHERSON MR G W SMITH MR WJ & J GREEN D L & S CURRIE MR WJ & J GREEN MR G W SMITH MR W G MACPHERSON

Female, having calved before 3 years of age or due to calve before 3 years of age, in milk or in calf, born in 2014

Female, born in 2012 or 2013, in milk or certified in calf at time of Show Female, born on or before 31.12.11, in milk or certified in calf at time of Show

Bull, born on or after 01.04.16

Bull, born on or between 01.01.16 and 31.03.16

Bull, born on or between 01.01.15 and 31.12.15

Bull, born on or before 31.12.14 Best Group, consisting of one Bull and two Females, all the property of one Exhibitor

Group of Three Animals, by the same Sire, any age or sex

Interbreed - Reserve Overall Beef Champion Interbreed - Second Reserve Beef Team

Interbreed - Beef Recorded Bull Class 391A

Interbreed - Beef Recorded Bull Class 391B Interbreed - Beef Breeder Continental Champion

1. DRUMSLEED FARINA 14

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CLASS & POSITION

Female, born on or between 01.07.15 and 31.12.15

Female, born on or between 01.01.15 and 30.06.15

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ROYAL HIGHLAND

MR WJ & J GREEN MR W G MACPHERSON MR D LOWRY MR WJ & J GREEN D L & S CURRIE RICHARD MCCULLOCH M/S J H & V G WOOD

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JUDGE’S REPORT BY:

MICHAEL ROBSON

POPES PRINCESS CLEO - Supreme Champion, Female Champion, Best Cow with calf at foot and 1st Place Cow, in calf or with calf at foot, born on or before 31.12.12 at the Royal Welsh Show

Royal WELSH Show

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his was my first visit to the Royal Welsh Show and it is a wonderful sight with a huge variety of livestock particularly breeds native to Wales. I was very honoured to be asked to judge and was not disappointed by the quality of stock in front of me.

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Bull born before 31/12/15 This class was won by Popes Fearless, a big correct bull who had a bit of presence, power and walked out well. Second prize went to Storersmith Ghostrider, who although well fleshed lacked the scale and power of the first bull.

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Bull born between 01/01/16 and 31/03/16 This class was very close between first and second with Williams Hogwarts just edging Popes Hector into second. Two very good young bulls with a lot of potential. Bull born after 01/04/16 A bigger class of bulls, the winner, Storersmith Highwayman was placed first because of his size and fleshing. In second was his half-brother Storersmith HeartThrob who walked out very well and again had more size and power than the bulls in third and fourth.


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POPES FEARLESS 14 – Reserve Supreme Champion, Male Champion and 1st Place Bull, born on or before 31.12.15 at the Royal Welsh Show

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WILLIAMS HOGWARTS 16 – Reserve Male Champion, Junior Male Champion and 1st Place Bull, born on or between 01.01.16 and 31.03.16 at the Royal Welsh Show

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ROYAL SHOW REPORTS Senior Cow This class was won by the tremendous cow Popes Princess Cleo who was not only big but had quality as well. I later placed her Breed Champion and she then went on to be Interbreed Champion. Second to her was another really nice cow, Hirwaun Alice who probably has the potential to win shows as she has very natural fleshing and width, and can walk out well.

POPES RHONA – Reserve Female Champion and 1st Place Heifer, born on or after 01.01.16 at the Royal Welsh Show

Junior Cow There was only one in this class, but she is a nice feminine cow so Sterling Celia’s Fifi was placed first. Senior Heifer This class was won by Sterling Bacardi’s Gigi, a very stylish heifer with great length. Second place went to Crackley Lidi 11G. Junior Heifer This was one of the best classes with two very good heifers at the top with Popes Rhona winning over Sterling Barcardi’s Hope as she had a little more width. If there had been a junior championship I probably would have made them champion and reserve. They both have a lot of potential. The third and fourth heifers were also good examples of the breed. Group of Four I gave first prize in this to a well-matched team of young bulls from Storersmith, Williams and Banwy. The second placed team was very strong but not as evenly balanced.

POPES HECTOR 16 – Reserve Junior Male Champion and 2nd Place Bull, born on or between 01.01.16 and 31.03.16 at the Royal Welsh Show

Best Pair I awarded this to Popes for their strong senior pair with second going to Storersmith’s two young bulls. Championships I was very happy with my line up in the championships and I thought they were a credit to the breed. I awarded the Male Championship to Popes Fearless with Williams Hogwarts in reserve with Fearless going on to be Reserve Overall. I had no hesitation in making Popes Princess Cleo Female and Supreme Champion as she had great presence and with a good calf alongside her dominated the Show ring. My reserve out of a line of good female first prize winners was the junior heifer Popes Rhona who I think we will see a lot of in the future.

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STERLING CELIA’S FIFI - Reserve Cow with Calf at Foot and 1st Place Cow, in calf or with calf at foot born on or after 01.01.13 at the Royal Welsh Show

It was very pleasing to see my choice of Supreme Champion and pairs winners going on to do so well in the interbreed competitions. Finally, I would like to thank the Royal Welsh Show for inviting me, the Welsh club and the exhibitors for making my wife, Mairead, and I so welcome and it may have been our first trip to the show, but it won’t be our last.


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STERLING BACARDI’S GIGI - 1st Place Heifer, born on or between 01.01.15 and 31.08.15 at the Royal Welsh Show

DATE: 24th July to 27th July 2017

JUDGE: Mr M Robson

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion, Female Champion & Best Cow with Calf at Foot Reserve Supreme Champion & Male Champion Reserve Male Champion & Junior Male Champion Reserve Female Champion Reserve Junior Male Champion Reserve Cow with Calf at Foot Best Cow, Bred and Exhibited by a Club Member who is resident in Wales Reserve Cow, Bred and Exhibited by a Club Member who is resident in Wales Bull, born on or before 31.12.15

POPES PRINCESS CLEO

BANWY WONDERBOY

POPES NELLYS PRINCESS

M/S J H & V G WOOD

POPES FEARLESS 14 WILLIAMS HOGWARTS 16 POPES RHONA POPES HECTOR 16 STERLING CELIA’S FIFI

SOWENNA ARISTROCRAT 09 9 CLONAGH DIEHARD GALLANT KILBRIDE FARM COMBER 11 KILBRIDE FARM COMBER 11 STERLING COTSWOLD 11

SKERRINGTON RHONA 21ST STERLING NAOMI’S WEDNESDAY SKERRINGTON RHONA 21ST DENIZES NELLY STERLING DOLORES CELIA

M/S J H & V G WOOD MRS H CLARKE M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

HIRWAUN ALICE

HIRWAUN ROONEY

HIRWAUN CADI

MR A DAVIES

DYFED ANGHARAD 3RD

PENWERN WISEMAN

DYFED ANGHARAD

MR & MRS M O & L D JONES

SOWENNA ARISTROCRAT 09 9 POPES BARCLAY 10 CLONAGH DIEHARD GALLANT KILBRIDE FARM COMBER 11 DOVEFIELDS GALLANT LISGLASS BARNABUS 10 LISGLASS BARNABUS 10 HEATHBROW TRISTAR BANWY E-REX 13 BANWY WONDERBOY HIRWAUN ROONEY PENWERN WISEMAN STERLING COTSWOLD 11 AUCHORACHAN ACDC 09 9 HOLM DANNI KILBRIDE FARM COMBER 11 AUCHORACHAN ACDC 09 9 CLONAGH DIEHARD GALLANT ANNICK EXOCET 13 DENIZES EXCLUSIVE 13 POPES BARCLAY 10

SKERRINGTON RHONA 21ST STORERSMITH ELECTRA STERLING NAOMI’S WEDNESDAY DENIZES NELLY STERLING DOLORES PETRA STORERSMITH EMBER STORERSMITH ELISSA STERLING GRACE’S WILHEMINA BANWY CARIAD POPES NELLYS PRINCESS HIRWAUN CADI DYFED ANGHARAD STERLING DOLORES CELIA STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI CRACKLEY LIDI 10D SKERRINGTON RHONA 21ST STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI WILLIAMS LORETTE’S BELLE STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI ALREB CINDERELLA GWILI SCARLET

M/S J H & V G WOOD MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH MRS H CLARKE M/S J H & V G WOOD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH MRS H CLARKE MR R E JONES M/S J H & V G WOOD MR A DAVIES MR & MRS M O & L D JONES BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD ANWEN JONES M/S J H & V G WOOD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD MRS H CLARKE BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD RICHARD JAMES CUMMING MR M K BEYNON

BANWY E-REX 13

BANWY CARIAD

MR R E JONES

LISGLASS BARNABUS 10 LISGLASS BARNABUS 10 HEATHBROW TRISTAR HOLM DANNI KILBRIDE FARM COMBER 11 KILBRIDE FARM COMBER 11 HIRWAUN ROONEY

STORERSMITH EMBER STORERSMITH ELISSA STERLING GRACE’S WILHEMINA CRACKLEY LIDI 10D DENIZES NELLY SKERRINGTON RHONA 21ST HIRWAUN CADI

MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH MRS H CLARKE ANWEN JONES M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD MR A DAVIES

BANWY WONDERBOY BANWY WONDERBOY SOWENNA ARISTROCRAT 09 9

POPES NELLYS PRINCESS POPES NELLYS PRINCESS SKERRINGTON RHONA 21ST

M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD

1. POPES FEARLESS 14 2. STORERSMITH GHOST RIDER 15 Bull, born on or between 01.01.16 and 31.03.16 1. WILLIAMS HOGWARTS 16 2. POPES HECTOR 16 3. STERLING HAYMAKER 16 Bull, born on or after 01.04.16 1. STORERSMITH HIGHWAYMAN 16 2. STORERSMITH HEART-THROB 16 3. WILLIAMS HARRY POTTER 16 4. BANWY HEARTBREAKER 16 Cow, in calf or with calf at foot, born on or before 31.12.12 1. POPES PRINCESS CLEO 2. HIRWAUN ALICE 3. DYFED ANGHARAD 3RD Cow, in calf or with calf at foot, born on or after 01.01.13 1. STERLING CELIA’S FIFI Heifer, born on or between 01.01.15 and 31.08.15 1. STERLING BACARDI’S GI GI 2. CRACKLEY LIDI 11G Heifer, born on or after 01.01.16 1. POPES RHONA 2. STERLING BARCARDI’S HOPE 3. WILLIAMS BELLE’S HANNAH 4. STERLING BACARDI’S HAWAII 5. CWARRE CINDERELLA’S HAZE 6. GWILI HANNAH Best Group of Four, Any Sex, not necessarily bred by 1. BANWY HEARTBREAKER 16 Exhibitor 1. STORERSMITH HIGHWAYMAN 16 1. STORERSMITH HEART-THROB 16 1. WILLIAMS HARRY POTTER 16 2. CRACKLEY LIDI 11G 2. POPES HECTOR 16 2. POPES RHONA 2. HIRWAUN ALICE Best Pair, Male or Female or Mixed, owned but not 1. M/S J H & V G WOOD necessarily bred by the Exhibitor 2. MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH Interbreed - Supreme Beef Champion POPES PRINCESS CLEO Interbreed - Fitzhugh Championship - Reserve Beef Pair POPES PRINCESS CLEO POPES FEARLESS 14

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STORERSMITH HIGHWAYMAN 16 - 1st Place Bull, born on or after 01.04.16 at the Royal Welsh Show

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JUDGE’S REPORT BY:

ROBERT MACGREGOR

KENNOX TARAS GEM - Supreme Champion, Female Champion, Senior Female Champion and 1st place Female, born between 01.04.15 and 31.12.15 at the Scottish National Show

SCOTTISH NATIONAL Show I

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t was a great privilege to be asked at short notice to stand in and judge the Scottish National Show in Perth by Hector Macaskill, who unfortunately was not able to carry out the task on the day. I was deeply honoured to be asked personally by Hector, who is regarded as one of most knowledgeable breeders and cattlemen in our breed, with the Woodhall herd renowned throughout the British Isles. Those in attendance on the first Saturday in August witnessed one of the best shows of cattle to be put forward at this prestigious event. What started as a glorious morning unfortunately turned very wet ahead of the Interbreed judging and although some of the exhibitors got drookit, it was a great day for the breed,

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winning all before them: Junior Bull, Pairs, Overall Beef and Champion of Champions. Appreciation is due to all the stockmen and women for turning out a great show of cattle. I know that a lot of hard work, time and effort goes into showing cattle. It is also right to give a special mention to Tom Henderson for all his effort over the last 10 years and raising sponsorship and organising the National Show in Scotland. It was also nice to see the Smiths from Drumsleed honoured for attending all ten National Shows. I judged the cattle by looking for animals that I would take home to use and complement my own herd but there were hard decisions to make in a number of classes, which contained different types of


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ISLAVALE HOGAN 16 - Reserve Supreme Champion, Male Champion, Junior Champion, Junior Male Champion and 1st place Bull, born between 01.01.16 and 31.03.16 at the Scottish National Show

ROYAL SHOW REPORTS The cow class, as I’ve animal. Something I have already touched upon, mentioned before in these was quite outstanding and reports and was apparent lead by Skerrington Rhona again was that some of the 32nd, with a superb calf young heifers were a bit at foot. She wasn’t the over fit for my liking. biggest cow in the class but I’ll take this opportunity moved extremely well and before going into more was an animal I would be detail to pay special very proud to have in my mention to the cow class. herd. She went on to be my This was a quite outstanding SKERRINGTON RHONA 32ND - Reserve Female Champion, Reserve Senior Reserve Female Champion. show of cows, even down Female Champion and 1st place Female, born before 31.07.14 at the Scottish The class for heifers born to the two standing at the National Show April to December 2015 bottom of the line without a was won, as it turned out, by the outstanding animal at calf at foot. the show in Kennox Tara’s Gem. Not only my champion We are known as the maternal breed and I feel we but also Interbreed Beef Champion and Champion of should be showing our cattle off to our best advantage. Champions. She was full of breed character from every The senior bull class had two entries, both from the angle, had a very feminine head, tremendous length and Merkland herd. I placed Gee first as he had a bit more great locomotion. In the class for females born in the first length and width over his stablemate, Guilty. The next bull class was won by Islavale Hogan, who went six months of 2016, my leader was Corskie Harp, a heifer on to be Male Champion, Reserve Overall Breed Champion, with great female lines, nicely fleshed for her age and who moved very well. The class for females born July to Interbreed Junior Bull and part of the Interbreed Pairs. This December 2016 was won by Blackford Hyalite, a heifer young bull was full of breed character, had great length who paraded very well, had length and size for her age and and good muscle quality throughout. The April to June plenty of breed character. bull class was won by another from Islavale herd, this time I’ll finish this report on what is in my opinion the most Huntly, a dark red bull who went on to join his stablemate exciting class to judge and that is a calf born in 2017. These in winning the breed and Interbreed Pairs. A quite are the animals you’re most likely to see again. I looked for outstanding pair of bulls together. The yearling bull class the calf that I thought had the brightest future and went was led by Mavsey Hurricane, a very smart calf that moved for Garmouth Iceman. Prove me right please, Laura Green! well, had good length and was well grown for his age.

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ISLAVALE HUNTLY 16 - Reserve Male Champion, Reserve Junior Male Champion and 1st place Bull born between 01.04.16 and 30.06.16 at the Scottish National Show

BLACKFORD HYALITE - Junior Female Champion, Reserve Junior Champion and 1st place Female, born between 01.07.16 & 31.12.16 at the Scottish National Show

MERKLAND GEE 15 - 1st place Bull, born before 31.12.15 at the Scottish National Show

MAVSEY HURRICANE 16 - 1st place Bull, born between 01.07.16 and 31.12.16 at the Scottish National Show

CORSKIE HARP - 1st place Female, born between 01.01.16 & 30.06.16 at the Scottish National Show

GARMOUTH ICEMAN 17 - 1st place Bull or Heifer Calf, born in Year of Show 2017 at the Scottish National Show

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DATE: 4th August to 5th August 2017

JUDGE: Mr R Macgregor

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

KENNOX TARAS GEM

SOWENNA ARISTROCRAT 09 9

ANNICK HELEN’S TARA

MR DAVID CRAIG

ISLAVALE HOGAN 16

WOLFSTAR ELUSIVE 13

ISLAVALE DANIELLE

MR W S STRONACH

SKERRINGTON RHONA 32ND

CORSKIE PROTON

SKERRINGTON RHONA 21ST

MR W YOUNG

ISLAVALE HUNTLY 16

ISLAVALE CASSIE

MR W S STRONACH

Junior Female Champion & Reserve Junior Champion

BLACKFORD HYALITE

BLACKFORD AMBER

MR W G MACPHERSON

Reserve Junior Female Champion Bull, born before 31.12.15

DRUMSLEED HILIGHT 16 1. MERKLAND GEE 15 2. MERKLAND GUILTY 15 1. ISLAVALE HOGAN 16 2. DRUMSLEED HORATIO 16 3. PITMUDIE HUNTER 16 4. GREENCAP HULK 16 5. SPRINGFIELD HERCULES 16 1. ISLAVALE HUNTLY 16 2. PITMUDIE HOUSTON 16 3. PITMUDIE HAMPDEN 16

ATLOW DIXON 12 KILBRIDE FARM DOUBLEACTION 12 GRANGEWOOD WILLIAM SALTIRE ARNIE 09 ISLAVALE BORIS 10 WOLFSTAR ELUSIVE 13 RAVENSDALE CHOPPER 11 CORRICK CAESAR 11 KILBRIDE FARM DRAGOON 12 WHITEMIRE KING KONG ATLOW DIXON 12 OVERHILL HOUSE ERAGON 13 OVERHILL HOUSE ERAGON 13

MR G W SMITH MR J E DYET MR J E DYET MR W S STRONACH MR G W SMITH HEATHER DUFF COLIN INGLIS GAVIN BROWN MR W S STRONACH HEATHER DUFF HEATHER DUFF

4. CHESTERMANN HENRY 16

STERLING EMPIRE 13

5. DRUMSLEED HARVESTER 16 1. MAVSEY HURRICANE 16 2. CORSKIE HARRY 16 3. PITMUDIE HEINEKEN 16

HAYSTAR CRACKER 11 MAVSEY ENFORCER 13 DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 OVERHILL HOUSE ERAGON 13

4. CASTLEGWYNNE HUW 16

STERLING EMPIRE 13

5. CHESTERMANN HORATIO 16

OVERHILL HOUSE DATA 12

1. SKERRINGTON RHONA 32ND 2. CORSKIE DISCO

CORSKIE PROTON ISLAVALE SABRE CLONAGH BUCKAROONEY TRUELY KILBRIDE FARM NEWRY HILTONSTOWN FERRARI 14

DRUMSLEED EVITA 13 MERKLAND EBONY MERKLAND CANDICE ISLAVALE DANIELLE DRUMSLEED BLUEBELL 10 PITMUDIE ELEANOR BRUCEFIELD VICTORIA’S ARORA HAZELDEN JINGLE 1ST ISLAVALE CASSIE MANOR PARK BABE NEWBIEMAINS CHARMER CHESTERMANN RINGLEADER TRACEY 10 DRUMSLEED CAITLIN MAVSEY BEDAZZLED CORSKIE BLOSSOM 10TH CAIRNORRIE DAFFODIL D69 CHESTERMANN RINGLEADER LULU 3 CHESTERMANN RINGLEADER NATALIE2 SKERRINGTON RHONA 21ST CORSKIE SWIRL BOARS HEAD KARINA 2ND

MR G W SMITH

Bull, born between 01.04.16 and 30.06.16

Bull, born between 01.07.16 and 31.12.16

Female, born before 31.07.14

3. DRUMSLEED FARINA 14 4. RACEVIEW BEAUTY MATILDA ET 5. PITMUDIE ELEANOR 2ND Female, born between 01.04.15 and 31.12.15

Female, born between 01.01.16 and 30.06.16

1. KENNOX TARAS GEM 2. MAVSEY GOLDEN PRIDE 3. CORSKIE GE-ENNA 4. SKERRINGTON SUNRISE 43RD 1. CORSKIE HARP 2. CHESTERMANN DATA GISELLE 3. DRUMSLEED HANNAH 16 4. TEAM KASEY H3 5. BLACKFORD HONEY

Female, born between 01.07.16 and 31.12.16

1. BLACKFORD HYALITE

Bull or Heifer Calf, born in Year of Show - 2017

Pair, Any Sex, owned by Exhibitor Cow and Calf as Pair Interbreed - Champion of Champions Interbreed - Overall Beef Champion Interbreed - Champion Junior Bull Interbreed - Champion Beef Pair

2. DRUMSLEED HILIGHT 16 3. KENNOX ALICE’S HELENA 4. SPRINGFIELD HONEY 5. PITMUDIE HANNAH 1. GARMOUTH ICEMAN 17 2. SKERRINGTON ICEMAN 17 3. PITMUDIE ELEANOR 2ND 4. CORSKIE I-DANCE 17 ISLAVALE HOGAN 16 ISLAVALE HUNTLY 16 SKERRINGTON RHONA 32ND KENNOX TARAS GEM KENNOX TARAS GEM ISLAVALE HOGAN 16 ISLAVALE HOGAN 16 ISLAVALE HUNTLY 16

SOWENNA ARISTROCRAT 09 9 BANWY T-REX BEL DHU CAPERCAILLIE 11 SOWENNA ARISTROCRAT 09 9 CELTIC ROCK OVERHILL HOUSE DATA 12 KILBRIDE FARM BENONE 10 AUCHORACHAN WINGER HOCKENHULL WATERLOO KILBRIDE FARM DOUBLEACTION 12 GRANGEWOOD WILLIAM DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 BANWY WONDERBOY OVERHILL HOUSE ERAGON 13 DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 SOWENNA ARISTROCRAT 09 9 HILTONSTOWN FERRARI 14 DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 WOLFSTAR ELUSIVE 13 ATLOW DIXON 12 CORSKIE PROTON SOWENNA ARISTROCRAT 09 9 SOWENNA ARISTROCRAT 09 9 WOLFSTAR ELUSIVE 13 WOLFSTAR ELUSIVE 13 ATLOW DIXON 12

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CLASS & POSITION

Supreme Champion, Female Champion & Senior Female Champion Reserve Supreme Champion, Male Champion, Junior Champion & Junior Male Champion Reserve Female Champion & Reserve Senior Female Champion Reserve Male Champion & Reserve Junior Male Champion

Bull, born between 01.01.16 and 31.03.16

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MESSRS N & N GWYNNE MR G W SMITH JONATHAN SINCLAIR GUNN MR WJ & J GREEN HEATHER DUFF DAFYDD GWYNNE MESSRS N & N GWYNNE MR W YOUNG MR WJ & J GREEN

RACEVIEW MATILDA-STELLA

MR M A BARLOW

PITMUDIE ELEANOR ANNICK HELEN’S TARA MAVSEY PRIDE CORSKIE DE-ENNA SKERRINGTON SUNRISE 32ND CORSKIE ELECTRA HOCKENHULL GISELLE 7TH DRUMSLEED BERNITA 10 TEAM KASEY 8TH BLACKFORD AERO

HEATHER DUFF MR DAVID CRAIG JONATHAN SINCLAIR GUNN MR WJ & J GREEN MR W YOUNG MR WJ & J GREEN MESSRS N & N GWYNNE MR G W SMITH JAMES MCKAY WIGHTMAN MR W G MACPHERSON

BLACKFORD AMBER

MR W G MACPHERSON

DRUMSLEED EVITA 13 ANNICK TARA’S ALICE WOODHALL BEAUTIFUL BARONY DELILAH CORSKIE CLOVER SKERRINGTON RHONA 32ND PITMUDIE ELEANOR CORSKIE DISCO ISLAVALE DANIELLE ISLAVALE CASSIE SKERRINGTON RHONA 21ST ANNICK HELEN’S TARA ANNICK HELEN’S TARA ISLAVALE DANIELLE ISLAVALE DANIELLE ISLAVALE CASSIE

MR G W SMITH MR DAVID CRAIG GAVIN BROWN HEATHER DUFF LAURA GREEN MR W YOUNG HEATHER DUFF MR WJ & J GREEN MR W S STRONACH MR W S STRONACH MR W YOUNG MR DAVID CRAIG MR DAVID CRAIG MR W S STRONACH MR W S STRONACH MR W S STRONACH

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JUDGE’S REPORT BY:

CRAIG HOLLINGSWORTH

HIRWAUN ALICE - Supreme Champion, Female Champion, Best Animal Bred by Exhibitor & 1st place Cow, any age, in calf or with calf at foot at the Welsh National Show

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t was a great pleasure to be invited to judge the 7th Welsh National Show, held at an excellent showground in Pembrokeshire.  I would like to thank the stewards, breeders and stockpersons for putting on such a great show – although numbers were low, the quality was very high.   The first class was disappointing with no senior bulls forward.   The second class was won by Banwy Heartbreaker, a bull showing great style and movement, as well as being well

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fleshed with great breed character. In second was Gwili Horace, a well-grown bull but looked harder fleshing than my first. Third went to Cwarre High Hopes, a good all-round bull but giving a lot of size away to the previous two.   Class 3 was the bull calf class, the first rosette went to Crugmelyn Ilkybar Kid - an easy winner with great muscling which should grow on to make a fine stock bull. Second was Dyfed Icon which lacked the muscling of the first calf.  Class 4 was the cow and calf class


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and when Hirwaun Alice walked into the ring, she immediately caught my eye. Though not the biggest of cows, she had great width throughout and good in the hindquarters, as well as a stylish calf at foot. Second went to Crugmelyn Caramac, a nice cow doing a great job of its calf. Third went to Dyfed Angharad which just lacked the conformation of the previous two cows.   The fifth class was the most difficult class of the day, two very good heifers but both had very different qualities. In the end, I picked out Crackley Lidi, a well-grown heifer with good depth throughout and great depth of the thigh. She should go on to make a nice cow. Second went to Gwili Gwenan, a powerful heifer but did not show itself as good as I would have liked.   Class 6 had only one entry – Cwarre Cinderella’s Haze, a really sweet heifer which showed herself well.  

Class 7 was the heifer calf class, first went to Hirwaun Holly, a stylish calf with good conformation, one to watch for the future. Second was Cwarre Rosie’s Hyacinth, a bigger heifer in size but lacked the quality of the first.   My Champion on the day had to go to the senior cow Hirwaun Alice, a good working mum doing what a good cow should be doing, producing a quality calf. Reserve went to the junior bull, Banwy Heartbreaker, who also went on to win the Reserve Junior Inter-breed Championship.   It was nice to hear that my Champion went on to win the Inter-breed Championship the next day and the Group of 5 also won their Inter-breed, doing the Simmental breed proud. A great achievement.   Massive thanks to Pembrokeshire County Show and the Welsh club for their kind hospitality and a memorable visit.

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CRUGMELYN ILKYBAR KID 17 – Reserve Male Champion & 1st place Bull Calf, born on or after 01.09.16 at the Welsh National Show

CRACKLEY LIDI 11G - Reserve Female Champion, Junior Heifer Champion & Heifer, in calf, born on or between 01.01.15 and 31.08.15 at the Welsh National Show

CWARRE CINDERELLA’S HAZE – Reserve Junior Heifer Champion & 1st place Heifer, born on or between 01.01.16 and 31.03.16

HIRWAUN HOLLY – Heifer Calf, born on or after 01.09.16

WELSH NATIONAL SHOW - PEMBROKESHIRE COUNTY

DATE: 15th to 17th August 2017

JUDGE: Mr C Hollingsworth

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion, Female Champion & Best Animal bred by Exhibitor Reserve Supreme Champion, Male Champion & Junior Male Champion Reserve Male Champion Reserve Female Champion & Junior Heifer Champion Reserve Junior Heifer Champion Bull, born on or after 01.04.16

HIRWAUN ALICE

HIRWAUN ROONEY

HIRWAUN CADI

MR A DAVIES

BANWY HEARTBREAKER 16

BANWY E-REX 13

BANWY CARIAD

MR R E JONES

CRUGMELYN ILKYBAR KID 17 CRACKLEY LIDI 11G CWARRE CINDERELLA’S HAZE 1. BANWY HEARTBREAKER 16 2. GWILI HORACE 16 3. CWARRE HIGH HOPES 16 1. CRUGMELYN ILKYBAR KID 17 2. DYFED ICON 17 1. HIRWAUN ALICE 2. CRUGMELYN CARAMAC 3. DYFED ANGHARAD 3RD 1. CRACKLEY LIDI 11G 2. GWILI GWENAN 1. CWARRE CINDERELLA’S HAZE 1. HIRWAUN HOLLY 2. CWARRE ROSIE’S HYACINTH 1. RICHARD JAMES CUMMING 2. G & E LLOYD HIRWAUN ALICE HIRWAUN ALICE CRACKLEY LIDI 11G BANWY HEARTBREAKER 16 GWILI GWENAN CWARRE CINDERELLA’S HAZE

CRUGMELYN ELVIS 13 HOLM DANNI DENIZES EXCLUSIVE 13 BANWY E-REX 13 KILBRIDE FARM COMBER 11 DENIZES COLUMBO 11 CRUGMELYN ELVIS 13 OAKDALE ELIJAH 13 HIRWAUN ROONEY WOODHALL WARREN PENWERN WISEMAN HOLM DANNI AUCHORACHAN WIZARD DENIZES EXCLUSIVE 13 BLACKFORD RINGLEADER DELFUR DECIDER 12

CRUGMELYN CARAMAC CRACKLEY LIDI 10D ALREB CINDERELLA BANWY CARIAD SACOMBE DAMSON-KLEEB PODE HOLE TANYA ADA CRUGMELYN CARAMAC DYFED ANGHARAD 3RD HIRWAUN CADI CRUGMELYN GALAXY CARAMEL DYFED ANGHARAD CRACKLEY LIDI 10D SACOMBE DAMSON-KLEEB ALREB CINDERELLA HIRWAUN ALICE DENIZES ROSIE’S CADETTE

G & E LLOYD ANWEN JONES RICHARD JAMES CUMMING MR R E JONES MR M K BEYNON RICHARD JAMES CUMMING G & E LLOYD MR & MRS M O & L D JONES MR A DAVIES G & E LLOYD MR & MRS M O & L D JONES ANWEN JONES MR M K BEYNON RICHARD JAMES CUMMING MR A DAVIES RICHARD JAMES CUMMING

HIRWAUN ROONEY HIRWAUN ROONEY HOLM DANNI BANWY E-REX 13 AUCHORACHAN WIZARD DENIZES EXCLUSIVE 13

HIRWAUN CADI HIRWAUN CADI CRACKLEY LIDI 10D BANWY CARIAD SACOMBE DAMSON-KLEEB ALREB CINDERELLA

MR A DAVIES MR A DAVIES ANWEN JONES MR R E JONES MR M K BEYNON RICHARD JAMES CUMMING

Bull Calf, born on or after 01.09.16 Cow, any age, in calf or with calf at foot

Heifer, in calf, born on or between 01.01.15 and 31.08.15 Heifer, born on or between 01.01.16 and 31.03.16 Heifer Calf, born on or after 01.09.16 Pair of Animals Interbreed - Supreme Beef Champion Interbreed - Champion Group of Five

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SHOW RESULTS ABERYSTWYTH

DATE: 10th June 2017

JUDGE: Mr Anthony Davies

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion Bull, born on or after 01.01.16 Cow, in calf or with calf at foot, born before 01.03.13 Heifer, any age Interbreed - Champion Beef Female Interbreed - Reserve Champion Beef Bull

HIRWAUN ALICE BANWY HEARTBREAKER 16 1. BANWY HEARTBREAKER 16 1. HIRWAUN ALICE 1. CWARRE CINDERELLA’S HAZE HIRWAUN ALICE BANWY HEARTBREAKER 16

HIRWAUN ROONEY BANWY E-REX 13 BANWY E-REX 13 HIRWAUN ROONEY DENIZES EXCLUSIVE 13 HIRWAUN ROONEY BANWY E-REX 13

HIRWAUN CADI BANWY CARIAD BANWY CARIAD HIRWAUN CADI ALREB CINDERELLA HIRWAUN CADI BANWY CARIAD

MR A DAVIES MR R E JONES MR R E JONES MR A DAVIES RICHARD JAMES CUMMING MR A DAVIES MR R E JONES

ANTRIM

DATE: 22nd July 2017

JUDGE: Mrs Z Clarke

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion Bull, born in 2016

WHITDRUM VICKY RANFURLY WEIKEL 18TH H2 1. LISGLASS HORATIO 16 2. WOODFORD HAMLET 16 1. WHITDRUM VICKY 2. RACEVIEW GOLDIE DREAMER 3. GURTEEN GEMMA 1. RANFURLY WEIKEL 18TH H2 2. RANFURLY LADY DIANA 29TH H3 3. DRUMSAMNEY STELLA’S HERMIONE 1. MR W D HAZELTON 2. JONATHAN HENDERSON 3. MR D CARSON

SCRIBBY FARMS DUKE 12 RACEVIEW KING DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY CURAHEEN APOSTLE (ET) SCRIBBY FARMS DUKE 12 KILBRIDE FARM BANTRY 10 RACEVIEW NIGEL RACEVIEW KING OMORGA MURRAY AUCHORACHAN WIZARD

OMORGA CRYSTAL RANFURLY WEIKEL 11TH D3 GLENTURK TESSA LISGLASS EMERALD OMORGA CRYSTAL RACEVIEW DREAMER BOYAL B ASHLAND ROSY C1 RANFURLY WEIKEL 11TH D3 RANFURLY LADY DIANA 7TH RANFURLY STELLA 5TH C11

MR JASON WHITCROFT MR W D HAZELTON J L & C J WEATHERUP MRS T H GORMAN MR JASON WHITCROFT MR W D HAZELTON MR D CARSON MR W D HAZELTON JONATHAN HENDERSON JONATHAN HENDERSON

Heifer, born in 2015

Heifer, born in 2016

Pair, property of one Exhibitor

ARMAGH

DATE: 10th June 2017

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

Supreme Champion & Female Champion Reserve Supreme Champion & Male Champion Reserve Male Champion Reserve Female Champion Heifer, born between 01.01.15 and 30.06.15 Heifer, born between 01.07.15 and 31.12.15

RACEVIEW GOLDIE DREAMER ASHLAND HUMDINGER 16 RACEVIEW HERCULES 713 WHITDRUM VICKY 1. WHITDRUM VICKY 1. RACEVIEW GOLDIE DREAMER 2. DRUMAGARNER GIRL 3. GURTEEN GEMMA 4. DRUMAGARNER GILLIAN 1. RANFURLY WEIKEL 18TH H2 2. CASTLEMOUNT CUTE 3. LUMMIN HATTIE 4. WOODFORD HANNAH 1. ASHLAND HUMDINGER 16 2. RACEVIEW HERCULES 713 3. WOODFORD HAMLET 16 4. BRIDGEWATER FARM HANDSOME 16 1. RACEVIEW GOLDIE DREAMER 2. RANFURLY WEIKEL 18TH H2 2. ASHLAND HUMDINGER 16 2. RACEVIEW HERCULES 713 3. BRIDGEWATER FARM HANDSOME 16 3. BRIDGEWATER FARM HAMPTON 16 ASHLAND HUMDINGER 16 RACEVIEW HERCULES 713 SIMMENTAL ASHLAND HUMDINGER 16 RACEVIEW HERCULES 713

Heifer, born on or after 01.01.16

Bull, born on or after 01.01.16

Pair of Animals

Ivomec Super Pairs Qualifiers Interbreed - Champion Breed Interbreed - Champion Beef Pair

ASHBOURNE

SIRE

JUDGE: Mr R Forde DAM

EXHIBITOR

DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY

ASHLAND LADY DIAMOND 7TH

SCRIBBY FARMS DUKE 12 SCRIBBY FARMS DUKE 12

OMORGA CRYSTAL OMORGA CRYSTAL

DRUMAGARNER EDEN 13 RACEVIEW NIGEL DRUMAGARNER EDEN 13 RACEVIEW KING LONGBEACH DARIUS 12 AUCHORACHAN WIZARD CURAHEEN APOSTLE (ET) DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY

BURGHBRIDGE NANCY ASHLAND ROSY C1 DRUMAGARNER DENISE RANFURLY WEIKEL 11TH D3 DRUMAGARNER CUTE LUMMIN DARLA II WOODFORD PENNY ASHLAND LADY DIAMOND 7TH

CURAHEEN APOSTLE (ET) DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY

LISGLASS EMERALD BRIDGEWATER FARM GRACE

RACEVIEW KING DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY

RANFURLY WEIKEL 11TH D3 ASHLAND LADY DIAMOND 7TH

DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY KILBRIDE FARM DELBOY 12 DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY

BRIDGEWATER FARM GRACE BRIDGEWATER FARM TANYA ASHLAND LADY DIAMOND 7TH

DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY

ASHLAND LADY DIAMOND 7TH

DATE: 19th August 2017

MR W D HAZELTON MR P KELLY MR P KELLY MR JASON WHITCROFT MR JASON WHITCROFT MR W D HAZELTON MR J REID & MISS L WYLLEE-DAVIES MR D CARSON MRS MARGARET LITTLE MR W D HAZELTON MR D CARSON MRS MARGARET LITTLE MRS T H GORMAN MR P KELLY MR P KELLY MRS T H GORMAN MR J N GLASGOW MR W D HAZELTON MR W D HAZELTON MR P KELLY MR P KELLY MR J N GLASGOW MR J N GLASGOW MR P KELLY MR P KELLY MR P KELLY MR P KELLY

JUDGE: Mr R Green

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion Heifer, born on or after 01.01.16

KENNOX DIVA’S GENA STORERSMITH HIGHWAYMAN 16 1. MOUNT HEIDI 2. EATON EMPRESS 3. EATON HARRIET

AUCHORACHAN WIZARD LISGLASS BARNABUS 10 DELFUR DECIDER 12 BANWY WONDERBOY TILBROOK CORPORAL 11

KENNOX TARA’S DIVA STORERSMITH EMBER MOUNT CAROL POPES WHISPERS COCO FOLE RACHEL 2ND

MR D DONNELLY MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH MR D DONNELLY A J & S D HEATH A J & S D HEATH

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4. STORERSMITH HOLLY 1. KENNOX DIVA’S GENA 1. LANCELOT CHRIS 4TH 1. STORERSMITH HIGHWAYMAN 16 2. LANCELOT HUGO 16 3. STORERSMITH HEART-THROB 16 1. STORERSMITH GHOST RIDER 15 KENNOX DIVA’S GENA 2. STORERSMITH HIGHWAYMAN 16 2. STORERSMITH GHOST RIDER 15

ASHBY

LISGLASS BARNABUS 10 AUCHORACHAN WIZARD ULCEBY RUPERT LISGLASS BARNABUS 10 RATHLEE BEN LISGLASS BARNABUS 10 POPES BARCLAY 10 AUCHORACHAN WIZARD LISGLASS BARNABUS 10 POPES BARCLAY 10

KILBRIDE FARM DORA 34A KENNOX TARA’S DIVA LANCELOT CHRIS STORERSMITH EMBER STARLINE KARINA 26TH STORERSMITH ELISSA STORERSMITH ELECTRA KENNOX TARA’S DIVA STORERSMITH EMBER STORERSMITH ELECTRA

DATE: 9th July 2017

MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH MR D DONNELLY MR & MRS J MEE MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH MR & MRS J MEE MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH MR D DONNELLY MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH

JUDGE: Mr J Minshall

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

WROXALL GLINKO-ZILLA STORERSMITH GHOST RIDER 15 1. STORERSMITH GHOST RIDER 15 1. PEATLING HAMMER 16 1. LANCELOT HUGO 16

TISET DARWIN POPES BARCLAY 10 POPES BARCLAY 10 STORERSMITH EINSTEIN 13 RATHLEE BEN

WROXALL CROWN-JEWEL STORERSMITH ELECTRA STORERSMITH ELECTRA FERRYLANE LOTTI DEBORAH STARLINE KARINA 26TH

C H EVANS & SON MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH S R & J L EALES T/A W R EALES & SON MR & MRS J MEE

1. LANCELOT CHRIS 4TH

ULCEBY RUPERT

LANCELOT CHRIS

MR & MRS J MEE

1. WROXALL GLINKO-ZILLA 1. STORERSMITH HOLLY 1. PEATLING GRACIE 1. PEATLING HAMMER 16

TISET DARWIN LISGLASS BARNABUS 10 CHYANHAL WELLINGTON STORERSMITH EINSTEIN 13

WROXALL CROWN-JEWEL KILBRIDE FARM DORA 34A PEATLING DAFFODIL FERRYLANE LOTTI DEBORAH

C H EVANS & SON MR & MRS R & L STORER SMITH S R & J L EALES T/A W R EALES & SON S R & J L EALES T/A W R EALES & SON

DATE: 28th August 2017

JUDGE: Mr R Storersmith

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion & Female Champion Reserve Supreme Champion & Reserve Female Champion Male Champion Reserve Male Champion Heifer, born on or after 01.01.16

FIRCOVERT EDWINA WILLIAMS CRYSTAL’S HELGA THEBERTON FALCON 14 FIRCOVERT HORATIO 16 1. FIRCOVERT HYACINTH 2. WILLIAMS CRYSTAL’S HELGA 1. THEBERTON GENEVIEVE 1. FIRCOVERT EDWINA 2. FIRCOVERT FANTASY 1. FIRCOVERT IMOGEN 1. FIRCOVERT HORATIO 16 2. BLUE CEDAR HUCKLEY 16 1. THEBERTON FALCON 14 1. FIRCOVERT EDWINA 1. FIRCOVERT FANTASY 2. THEBERTON GENEVIEVE 2. THEBERTON FALCON 14 FIRCOVERT EDWINA FIRCOVERT FANTASY

BURGHBRIDGE BRADLEY 10 CLONAGH DIEHARD GALLANT CELTIC BRYAN FIRCOVERT CHESTER 11 BURGHBRIDGE BRADLEY 10 CLONAGH DIEHARD GALLANT KEY DANDY 12 BURGHBRIDGE BRADLEY 10 FIRCOVERT CHESTER 11 HORSFORDMANOR BONUS 10 FIRCOVERT CHESTER 11 WROXALL ABACUS 09 9 CELTIC BRYAN BURGHBRIDGE BRADLEY 10 FIRCOVERT CHESTER 11 KEY DANDY 12 CELTIC BRYAN BURGHBRIDGE BRADLEY 10 FIRCOVERT CHESTER 11

FIRCOVERT BONNIE WILLIAMS SIMONE’S CRYSTAL THEBERTON ABAGAIL FIRCOVERT CECILIA FIRCOVERT COLLEEN WILLIAMS SIMONE’S CRYSTAL THEBERTON KATHARAS FIRCOVERT BONNIE FIRCOVERT CECILIA FIRCOVERT EDWINA FIRCOVERT CECILIA HUNNYHILL WENDY THEBERTON ABAGAIL FIRCOVERT BONNIE FIRCOVERT CECILIA THEBERTON KATHARAS THEBERTON ABAGAIL FIRCOVERT BONNIE FIRCOVERT CECILIA

MR P GUNTHER MRS H CLARKE MR & MRS LJ DOWLEY MR P GUNTHER MR P GUNTHER MRS H CLARKE MR & MRS LJ DOWLEY MR P GUNTHER MR P GUNTHER MR P GUNTHER MR P GUNTHER NIGEL DARLING MR & MRS LJ DOWLEY MR P GUNTHER MR P GUNTHER MR & MRS LJ DOWLEY MR & MRS LJ DOWLEY MR P GUNTHER MR P GUNTHER

Heifer, born on or after 01.01.15 to 31.12.15 Cow, in milk or in calf Calf, born during the year of the Show Young Bull, born on or after 01.01.16 Senior Bull, born before 01.01.16 Pair of Animals, from one Exhibitor

Interbreed - Champion Beef Pair

BALLYMENA

DATE: 27th May 2017

JUDGE: Mr W Ferguson

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion & Female Champion Reserve Supreme Champion & Reserve Female Champion Male Champion Reserve Male Champion Champion -Junior Heifer Derby sponsored by Woodcraft Kitchens Kilrea Reserve Champion - Junior Heifer Derby sponsored by Woodcraft Kitchens Kilrea Heifer, born on or after 01.01.15 and on or before 30.06.15

LISGLASS GODDESS RANFURLY WEIKEL 18TH H2 WOODFORD HAMLET 16 BRIDGEWATER FARM HANDSOME 16

DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY RACEVIEW KING CURAHEEN APOSTLE (ET) DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY

LUMMIN BRONTE RANFURLY WEIKEL 11TH D3 LISGLASS EMERALD BRIDGEWATER FARM GRACE

J L & C J WEATHERUP MR W D HAZELTON MRS T H GORMAN MR J N GLASGOW

RANFURLY WEIKEL 18TH H2

RACEVIEW KING

RANFURLY WEIKEL 11TH D3

MR W D HAZELTON

LISGLASS HELENA

DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY

LISGLASS BUTTERFLY

J L & C J WEATHERUP

1. CLEENAGH GEM

DRUMLONE ANCHOR 09

CLEENAGH TIPSY

MR T W ABRAHAM

2. WHITDRUM VICKY

SCRIBBY FARMS DUKE 12

OMORGA CRYSTAL

MR JASON WHITCROFT

1. LISGLASS GODDESS

DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY

LUMMIN BRONTE

J L & C J WEATHERUP

2. LISGLASS GAYLE

DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY

LISGLASS DANIELLE

J L & C J WEATHERUP

1. RANFURLY WEIKEL 18TH H2

RACEVIEW KING

RANFURLY WEIKEL 11TH D3

MR W D HAZELTON

2. MULLYKNOCK HEIDI

DELFUR DECIDER 12

3. SHILOH HEATHER 4. COOSE HEATHER

DELFUR DECIDER 12 AUROCH BULLET

MULLYKNOCK WILLOW SHILOH WILMA SEAFORTH BRONA

MR R A FORDE MR T W ABRAHAM MR R J BOYD

Heifer, born on or after 01.07.15 and on or before 31.12.15 Woodcraft Kitchens (Kilrea) Junior Heifer Derby - Heifer born on or after 01.01.16 up to 30.04.16

SHOW RESULTS

CLASS & POSITION

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion Bull, born on or before 31.12.15 Bull, born on or after 01.01.16 and before 01.04.16 Bull, born on or after 01.04.16 Cow, in milk or in calf or capable of being certified in calf at the date of the Show, born in 2014 Heifer, born on or between 01.01.15 and 31.12.15 Heifer, born on or after 01.01.16 Pair of Animals, owned by he same Exhibitor

AYLSHAM

SIMMENTAL REVIEW 2017

Heifer, born in 2015 Cow or Heifer, born on or before 31.12.14 Bull, born after 01.01.16

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BLACK ISLE CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

BLACKFORD HERO 16

Bull, born on or after 01.01.16

1. BLACKFORD HERO 16

Heifer, born on or after 01.01.15

Heifer, born between 01.01.16 and 31.07.16 Bull Calf, born on or after 01.08.16

RANFURLY HUMDINGER WEIKEL C2

ALAN & JULIE WALLACE

DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY

LISGLASS BUTTERFLY

J L & C J WEATHERUP

ASHLAND BRANDY 10 CURAHEEN APOSTLE (ET) DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY KILBRIDE FARM DELBOY 12 SNEUMGAARD IMPERATOR DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY ASHLAND BRANDY 10 DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY KILBRIDE FARM DELBOY 12 DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY KILBRIDE FARM DELBOY 12

DRUMLONE CONNIE LISGLASS EMERALD BRIDGEWATER FARM GRACE BRIDGEWATER FARM TANYA KILBRIDE FARM EUNICE 169E LISGLASS BUTTERFLY DRUMLONE CONNIE LUMMIN BRONTE LISGLASS DANIELLE BRIDGEWATER FARM GRACE BRIDGEWATER FARM TANYA BRIDGEWATER FARM GRACE BRIDGEWATER FARM TANYA

PETER STRATTON MRS T H GORMAN MR J N GLASGOW MR J N GLASGOW JONATHAN HENDERSON J L & C J WEATHERUP PETER STRATTON J L & C J WEATHERUP J L & C J WEATHERUP MR J N GLASGOW MR J N GLASGOW MR J N GLASGOW MR J N GLASGOW

DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY

LUMMIN BRONTE

J L & C J WEATHERUP

DATE: 3rd August 2017

Supreme Champion, Male Champion & Best Animal Bred by Exhibitor Reserve Supreme Champion & Female Champion Reserve Male Champion Reserve Female Champion & Best Heifer

Cow, any age

KILBRIDE FARM WARREN

CORSKIE CLOVER CORSKIE HARBRO 16 CORSKIE GRACEFUL

2. CORSKIE HARBRO 16 1. CORSKIE CLOVER 2. CORSKIE DISCO 1. CORSKIE GRACEFUL 2. CORSKIE GE-ENNA 3. MAVSEY GOLDEN PRIDE 1. CORSKIE HARP 2. BLACKFORD HONEY 1. CORSKIE HARRY 16 2. MAVSEY HURRICANE 16 3. GARMOUTH ICEMAN 17

Heifer, Calf, born on or after 01.08.16

1. BLACKFORD HYALITE

Pair of Females from the same Exhibitor Group of Three

1. MR WJ & J GREEN 2. MR W G MACPHERSON 1. MR WJ & J GREEN

Interbreed - Supreme Interbreed Champion

BLACKFORD HERO 16

BUCKS COUNTY

JUDGE: Mr W Gill

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

KILBRIDE FARM DOUBLEACTION 12 POPES LAIRD DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 BEL DHU CAPERCAILLIE 11 KILBRIDE FARM DOUBLEACTION 12 DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 POPES LAIRD ISLAVALE SABRE BEL DHU CAPERCAILLIE 11 BEL DHU CAPERCAILLIE 11 BANWY T-REX CELTIC ROCK HOCKENHULL WATERLOO DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 MAVSEY ENFORCER 13 DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 KILBRIDE FARM DOUBLEACTION 12

BLACKFORD BUNTY 2

MR W G MACPHERSON

CORSKIE WREN CORSKIE BABSIE CORSKIE WILMA

LAURA GREEN MR WJ & J GREEN MR WJ & J GREEN

BLACKFORD BUNTY 2

MR W G MACPHERSON

CORSKIE BABSIE CORSKIE WREN CORSKIE SWIRL CORSKIE WILMA CORSKIE DE-ENNA MAVSEY PRIDE CORSKIE ELECTRA BLACKFORD AERO CORSKIE BLOSSOM 10TH MAVSEY BEDAZZLED CORSKIE CLOVER

MR WJ & J GREEN LAURA GREEN MR WJ & J GREEN MR WJ & J GREEN MR WJ & J GREEN JENSON SINCLAIR GUNN MR WJ & J GREEN MR W G MACPHERSON MR WJ & J GREEN JONATHAN SINCLAIR GUNN LAURA GREEN

BLACKFORD AMBER

MR W G MACPHERSON

KILBRIDE FARM DOUBLEACTION 12

BLACKFORD BUNTY 2

MR W G MACPHERSON

DATE: 31st August 2017

JUDGE: Mr S Brett

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion Heifer, born on or after 01.01.16 Heifer, born on or after 01.01.15

HEATHBROW SARAH’S ELEGANCE HEATHBROW GRAND DUCHESS 1. HALLWAY HARRIET 1. HEATHBROW GRAND DUCHESS 2. HEATHBROW GYPSY ROSE 1. HEATHBROW SARAH’S ELEGANCE 2. STERLING BLONDIE’S GLINT 1. LYNFIELD HAMISH 16 2. LOPEMEDE HAROLD 16 3. LOPEMEDE HEAD HUNTER 16

CELTIC COMET HOCKENHULL KRAMER ISLAVALE DEBONAIR 2 12 HOCKENHULL KRAMER DIRNANEAN WELCOME 1 CELTIC COMET STERLING DUKE 12 STERLING FLINT MOLDAU ERASMUS LOPEMEDE DICTATOR 12

DIRNANEAN SARAH S8 HEATHBROW DUCHESS LOPEMEDE ELSPETH HEATHBROW DUCHESS DARSHAM SMASH HIT DIRNANEAN SARAH S8 STERLING VIVIAN’S BLONDIE LYNFIELD WILHELMINA LOPEMEDE KISS ME KWIK 3 LOPEMEDE ELEGANT KOO

D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED MISS J LEWIS D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED MISS J LEWIS M/S A E & C BISHOP J RIXON LTD J RIXON LTD

Cow, in calf or with calf at foot, born before 31.12.14 Bull, born on or after 01.01.16

CAMBORNE

DATE: 15th July 2017

JUDGE: Mr J W May

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion Cow or Heifer, in milk or in calf, born before 01.01.15

SKYLARK GERONIMO 15 KILLIWORGIE GRACES CAMELIA 1. KILLIWORGIE GRACES CAMELIA 2. BOSAHAN FLAVIA ALESHA 1. WELLATREE GEM

TILBROOK DEBONAIR 12 LAKESIDE WARRIOR LAKESIDE WARRIOR SKERRINGTON ARMADA 09 LAKESIDE WARRIOR

SKYLARK DIANA 2ND BOARS HEAD GRACE 4TH BOARS HEAD GRACE 4TH BOSAHAN ALESHA BEECHES AMBER 09

MR A J HART MR S A GUMMOW MR S A GUMMOW MR A J HART MR & MRS J BUCKLAND

Heifer, born in 2015

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Bull, born before 01.01.16 Bull, born in 2016 Pairs

Interbreed - Reserve Supreme Interbreed Champion Interbreed - Champion Interbreed Pair of Uncalved Heifers Interbreed - Reserve Champion Interbreed Team of 5 Pedigree Females

BOSAHAN CRUZ VELIA BOARS HEAD GRACE 4TH BEECHES DOT KILLIWORGIE GRACES CAMELIA SKYLARK DIANA 2ND STERLING NOONTIME’S WANDA BEECHES AMBER 09 SKYLARK DIANA 2ND BOSAHAN ALESHA BEECHES AMBER 09 BEECHES DOT STERLING NOONTIME’S WANDA BOSAHAN CRUZ VELIA SKYLARK DIANA 2ND BOSAHAN ALESHA BEECHES AMBER 09

MR & MRS J OLDS MR S A GUMMOW MR & MRS J BUCKLAND MR S A GUMMOW MR A J HART MR & MRS J OLDS MR & MRS J BUCKLAND MR A J HART MR A J HART MR & MRS J BUCKLAND MR & MRS J BUCKLAND MR & MRS J OLDS MR & MRS J OLDS MR A J HART MR A J HART MR & MRS J BUCKLAND

KILLIWORGIE GRACES CAMELIA

LAKESIDE WARRIOR

BOARS HEAD GRACE 4TH

MR S A GUMMOW

BOSAHAN FLAVIA ALESHA WELLATREE GEM BOSAHAN GEORGIA CRUZ WELLATREE HONEYBUN

SKERRINGTON ARMADA 09 LAKESIDE WARRIOR SKERRINGTON ARMADA 09 SPERRIN VIEW DIRECTOR 12

BOSAHAN ALESHA BEECHES AMBER 09 BOSAHAN CRUZ VELIA BEECHES DOT

MR A J HART MR & MRS J BUCKLAND MR & MRS J OLDS MR & MRS J BUCKLAND

CARDIGAN COUNTY

DATE: 2nd August 2017

JUDGE: Mr B Raymond

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion Bull, born on or after 01.01.16 Cow, in calf or with calf at foot Heifer, in calf or with calf at foot Maiden Heifer

HIRWAUN ALICE CRACKLEY LIDI 11G 1. CWARRE HIGH HOPES 16 1. HIRWAUN ALICE 1. CRACKLEY LIDI 11G 1. CWARRE CINDERELLA’S HAZE 2. HIRWAUN HOLLY 1. RICHARD JAMES CUMMING

HIRWAUN ROONEY HOLM DANNI DENIZES COLUMBO 11 HIRWAUN ROONEY HOLM DANNI DENIZES EXCLUSIVE 13 BLACKFORD RINGLEADER

HIRWAUN CADI CRACKLEY LIDI 10D PODE HOLE TANYA ADA HIRWAUN CADI CRACKLEY LIDI 10D ALREB CINDERELLA HIRWAUN ALICE

MR A DAVIES ANWEN JONES RICHARD JAMES CUMMING MR A DAVIES ANWEN JONES RICHARD JAMES CUMMING MR A DAVIES

Best Pair of Cattle by the same Owner

CASTLEWELLAN

DATE: 15th July 2017

JUDGE: Mr J Wilson

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion & Female Champion Reserve Supreme Champion & Reserve Female Champion Male Champion Heifer, born in 2015

RACEVIEW GOLDIE DREAMER WHITDRUM VICKY WOODFORD HAMLET 16 1. RACEVIEW GOLDIE DREAMER 2. WHITDRUM VICKY 1. RANFURLY WEIKEL 18TH H2 1. WOODFORD HAMLET 16 1. RANFURLY WEIKEL 18TH H2 1. RACEVIEW GOLDIE DREAMER RACEVIEW GOLDIE DREAMER RANFURLY WEIKEL 18TH H2

KILBRIDE FARM BANTRY 10 SCRIBBY FARMS DUKE 12 CURAHEEN APOSTLE (ET) KILBRIDE FARM BANTRY 10 SCRIBBY FARMS DUKE 12 RACEVIEW KING CURAHEEN APOSTLE (ET) RACEVIEW KING KILBRIDE FARM BANTRY 10 KILBRIDE FARM BANTRY 10 RACEVIEW KING

RACEVIEW DREAMER BOYAL B OMORGA CRYSTAL LISGLASS EMERALD RACEVIEW DREAMER BOYAL B OMORGA CRYSTAL RANFURLY WEIKEL 11TH D3 LISGLASS EMERALD RANFURLY WEIKEL 11TH D3 RACEVIEW DREAMER BOYAL B RACEVIEW DREAMER BOYAL B RANFURLY WEIKEL 11TH D3

MR W D HAZELTON MR JASON WHITCROFT MRS T H GORMAN MR W D HAZELTON MR JASON WHITCROFT MR W D HAZELTON MRS T H GORMAN MR W D HAZELTON MR W D HAZELTON MR W D HAZELTON MR W D HAZELTON

Heifer, born in 2016 Junior Bull, born in 2016 Pair of Animals Interbreed - Reserve Supreme Interbreed Beef Champion Interbreed - Champion Young Beef Pedigree Heifer

CENTRAL & WEST FIFE

DATE: 3rd June 2017

JUDGE: Mr G Clark

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion Bull, born between 01.06.15 and 31.05.16 Cow, in milk or in calf Heifer, born on or after 01.06.14, in calf or eild Heifer, born between 01.06.15 and 31.05.16

GREENCAP HULK 16 TEAM KASEY H3 1. GREENCAP HULK 16 1. COXHILL EMERALD 1. SHAWSMILL GYPSY 1. TEAM KASEY H3 2. GREENCAP GRACE 1. JAMES MCKAY WIGHTMAN

KILBRIDE FARM DRAGOON 12 AUCHORACHAN WINGER KILBRIDE FARM DRAGOON 12 CURAHEEN TYSON SHAWSMILL ARCHIE 09 9 AUCHORACHAN WINGER KILBRIDE FARM CHIEFTAIN 11

BRUCEFIELD VICTORIA’S ARORA TEAM KASEY 8TH BRUCEFIELD VICTORIA’S ARORA COXHILL YASMIN SHAWSMILL BEAU TEAM KASEY 8TH SKERRINGTON REBECCA 44TH

COLIN INGLIS JAMES MCKAY WIGHTMAN COLIN INGLIS JAMES MCKAY WIGHTMAN M J & A M MILL JAMES MCKAY WIGHTMAN COLIN INGLIS

Best Pair of Animals

SHOW RESULTS

SKERRINGTON ARMADA 09 LAKESIDE WARRIOR SPERRIN VIEW DIRECTOR 12 SKERRINGTON DESPERADO 12 TILBROOK DEBONAIR 12 SKERRINGTON ARMADA 09 SPERRIN VIEW DIRECTOR 12 TILBROOK DEBONAIR 12 SKERRINGTON ARMADA 09 LAKESIDE WARRIOR SPERRIN VIEW DIRECTOR 12 SKERRINGTON ARMADA 09 SKERRINGTON ARMADA 09 TILBROOK DEBONAIR 12 SKERRINGTON ARMADA 09 LAKESIDE WARRIOR

SIMMENTAL REVIEW 2017

Heifer, born in 2016

2. BOSAHAN GEORGIA CRUZ 3. KILLIWORGIE GRACES CAMELIA 1. WELLATREE HONEYBUN 2. KILLIWORGIE CAMELIAS HONEY 1. SKYLARK GERONIMO 15 1. BOSAHAN HECTOR 16 2. WELLATREE HANDSOME HERMES 16 1. SKYLARK GERONIMO 15 1. BOSAHAN FLAVIA ALESHA 2. WELLATREE GEM 2. WELLATREE HONEYBUN 3. BOSAHAN HECTOR 16 3. BOSAHAN GEORGIA CRUZ SKYLARK GERONIMO 15 BOSAHAN FLAVIA ALESHA WELLATREE GEM

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DATE: 20th June to 21st June 2017

JUDGE: Mr D Donnelly

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion, Female Champion & Best Animal Bred by Exhibitor Reserve Supreme Champion, Male Champion, Junior Champion & Reserve Best Animal Bred by Exhibitor Reserve Female Champion Reserve Junior Champion Bull, born on or after 01.04.16 Heifer, born on or after 01.01.16 Heifer, born on or between 01.01.15 and 31.12.15

FISHPOOL GALAXY

BENAVENTE ELADIO 13

MOSS HALL EMILY

T J HASSALL & CO

TIRLEY HEATHCROFT 16

VALE ROYAL FREE SPIRIT 14

BURGHBRIDGE EMILY 19TH

MR S P WHITE

MOSS HALL EMILY FISHPOOL HEATHER 1. TIRLEY HEATHCROFT 16 1. FISHPOOL HEATHER 1. FISHPOOL GALAXY

SAPLING BRETT 10 BENAVENTE ELADIO 13 VALE ROYAL FREE SPIRIT 14 BENAVENTE ELADIO 13 BENAVENTE ELADIO 13

T J HASSALL & CO T J HASSALL & CO MR S P WHITE T J HASSALL & CO T J HASSALL & CO

2. CHESTERMANN WICK MARIE 2

KILBRIDE FARM WICK

CRESSWELL UMARNI BURGHBRIDGE EMERALD BURGHBRIDGE EMILY 19TH BURGHBRIDGE EMERALD MOSS HALL EMILY CHESTERMANN RINGLEADER MARIE

1. TIRLEY DELILA

HUMBLEBEE DOLLAR 12

BEANHILL DELILA

MR S P WHITE

1. MOSS HALL EMILY 1. T J HASSALL & CO 2. MR S P WHITE

SAPLING BRETT 10

CRESSWELL UMARNI

T J HASSALL & CO

Cow or Heifer, having calved before 3 years of age, born in 2014, in milk or certified in calf at time of the Show Cow, in calf or in milk, born before 01.01.14 Pair of Animals, owned by one Exhibitor

CLOGHER VALLEY

DATE: 26th July 2017

T J HASSALL & CO

JUDGE: Mr D Dillon

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion & Female Champion Reserve Supreme Champion & Male Champion Reserve Male Champion Reserve Female Champion Heifer, born on or after 01.01.15 and on or before 31.12.15

WHITDRUM VICKY CORRICK HAMLET 16 DRUMACRITTEN HENRY 16 CLEENAGH IVY

SCRIBBY FARMS DUKE 12 DELFUR DECIDER 12 OMORGA VOLVO DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY

OMORGA CRYSTAL CORRICK DAKOTA DRUMACRITTEN BELLA STRALONGFORD COURTNEY

MR JASON WHITCROFT MR C MCILWAINE MR W E NELSON & MR G E NELSON MR L A RICHARDSON

1. WHITDRUM VICKY

SCRIBBY FARMS DUKE 12

OMORGA CRYSTAL

MR JASON WHITCROFT

2. RACEVIEW GOLDIE DREAMER 3. CLEENAGH GAYNOR 4. GURTEEN GEMMA

KILBRIDE FARM BANTRY 10 DRUMLONE ANCHOR 09 RACEVIEW NIGEL

RACEVIEW DREAMER BOYAL B STRALONGFORD COURTNEY ASHLAND ROSY C1

MR W D HAZELTON MR J STINSON MR D CARSON

1. CASTLEMOUNT CUTE

LONGBEACH DARIUS 12

DRUMAGARNER CUTE

MR D CARSON

2. RANFURLY WEIKEL 18TH H2 1. CORRICK HAMLET 16 2. DRUMACRITTEN HENRY 16 3. DRUMACRITTEN HAROLD 16 1. CLEENAGH IVY 2. SCRIBBY FARMS ICE 17 3. AUGHENBEST SUSIE 1. DRUMACRITTEN HENRY 16 1. DRUMACRITTEN HAROLD 16 DRUMACRITTEN HENRY 16 DRUMACRITTEN HAROLD 16 WHITDRUM VICKY

RACEVIEW KING DELFUR DECIDER 12 OMORGA VOLVO OMORGA VOLVO DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY KILBRIDE FARM ESCALOP 13 WOODHALL EARL 13 OMORGA VOLVO OMORGA VOLVO OMORGA VOLVO OMORGA VOLVO SCRIBBY FARMS DUKE 12

RANFURLY WEIKEL 11TH D3 CORRICK DAKOTA DRUMACRITTEN BELLA DRUMACRITTEN BELLA STRALONGFORD COURTNEY SCRIBBY FARMS EXQUISITER REDHILL SUSIE DRUMACRITTEN BELLA DRUMACRITTEN BELLA DRUMACRITTEN BELLA DRUMACRITTEN BELLA OMORGA CRYSTAL

MR W D HAZELTON MR C MCILWAINE MR W E NELSON & MR G E NELSON MR W E NELSON & MR G E NELSON MR L A RICHARDSON A NELSON MR J REID & MISS L WYLLEE-DAVIES MR W E NELSON & MR G E NELSON MR W E NELSON & MR G E NELSON MR W E NELSON & MR G E NELSON MR W E NELSON & MR G E NELSON MR JASON WHITCROFT

CORRICK HAMLET 16

DELFUR DECIDER 12

CORRICK DAKOTA

MR C MCILWAINE

Heifer, born on or after 01.01.16 and on or before 31.12.16 Bull, born on or after 01.01.16

Bull or Heifer, born in the year of the Show

Pair of Animals Ivomec Super Pairs Qualifiers Interbreed - Reserve Interbreed Beef Champion Interbreed - Bank of Ireland/Nisa Pedigree Junior Bull Champion

COTHI BRIDGE

DATE: 27th May 2017

JUDGE: Mr B Raymond

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion Best Bull, any age Best Cow, in calf or with calf at foot Best Heifer, in calf, born after 01.01.15 Best Maiden Heifer, born after 01.09.15 Interbreed - Reserve Supreme Champion

HIRWAUN ALICE CRACKLEY LIDI 11G 1. CRUGMELYN ELVIS 13 1. HIRWAUN ALICE 1. CRACKLEY LIDI 11G 1. CWARRE CINDERELLA’S HAZE HIRWAUN ALICE

HIRWAUN ROONEY HOLM DANNI RACEVIEW KING HIRWAUN ROONEY HOLM DANNI DENIZES EXCLUSIVE 13 HIRWAUN ROONEY

HIRWAUN CADI CRACKLEY LIDI 10D CRUGMELYN LLEUCU LLWYD HIRWAUN CADI CRACKLEY LIDI 10D ALREB CINDERELLA HIRWAUN CADI

MR A DAVIES ANWEN JONES G & E LLOYD MR A DAVIES ANWEN JONES RICHARD JAMES CUMMING MR A DAVIES

DEVON COUNTY

DATE: 18th May to 20th May 2017

JUDGE: Mr A Francis

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion & Female Champion Reserve Supreme Champion & Reserve Female Champion Male Champion, Junior Male & Best Exhibit Shown and Exhibited by a Member of the South West Simmental Club Resident in Devon Reserve Male Champion & Reserve Junior Male Champion Champion Heifer bred by an Exhibitor Resident in Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Avon or Wiltshire Reserve Champion Heifer bred by an Exhibitor Resident in Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Avon or Wiltshire

WINFORD FANTASIA WINFORD HANNABELLE

ASHLAND TORNADO BANWY WONDERBOY

WINFORD ALEXIS WINFORD DANIELLE

MESSRS L J & A J CURRY MESSRS L J & A J CURRY

SKYLARK HIGHLANDER 16

SKYLARK ARTHUR 9

SKYLARK SUNNY

MR G M & MRS S J REED

WINFORD HORIZON 16

DENIZES EXCLUSIVE 13

WINFORD FANTASIA

MESSRS L J & A J CURRY

WINFORD FANTASIA

ASHLAND TORNADO

WINFORD ALEXIS

MESSRS L J & A J CURRY

WINFORD HANNABELLE

BANWY WONDERBOY

WINFORD DANIELLE

MESSRS L J & A J CURRY

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Calf, born on or after 01.06.16 Cow or Heifer, having calved before 3 years of age, born in 2014, in milk or certified in calf at the time of the Show Heifer, born on or after 01.01.15 Champion Pair Group of Three South West Simmental Club Member who has never won a First, Second or Third at the Devon County Show

1. SKYLARK HIGHLANDER 16 2. SKYLARK HALLMARK 16 1. WINFORD HORIZON 16

SKYLARK ARTHUR 9 HEYWOOD EXCHEQUER 13 DENIZES EXCLUSIVE 13

SKYLARK SUNNY SKYLARK AMBER WINFORD FANTASIA

MR G M & MRS S J REED MR G M & MRS S J REED MESSRS L J & A J CURRY

1. WINFORD FANTASIA

ASHLAND TORNADO

WINFORD ALEXIS

MESSRS L J & A J CURRY

1. SEABREEZE GLITZ 2. WINFORD VOGUE 11TH WINFORD FANTASIA SKYLARK HIGHLANDER 16 1. MESSRS L J & A J CURRY

RYDEN BOSLEY 10 BANWY WONDERBOY ASHLAND TORNADO SKYLARK ARTHUR 9

LOXTON CHERRY WINFORD VOGUE 4TH WINFORD ALEXIS SKYLARK SUNNY

HENRY BIGWOOD MESSRS L J & A J CURRY MESSRS L J & A J CURRY MR G M & MRS S J REED

MR G M & MRS S J REED

DUNSTER

DATE: 18th August 2017

JUDGE: Mr L Gould

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

WINFORD HANNABELLE SKYLARK HALLMARK 16

BANWY WONDERBOY HEYWOOD EXCHEQUER 13

WINFORD DANIELLE SKYLARK AMBER

MESSRS L J & A J CURRY MR G M & MRS S J REED

1. KILLIWORGIE GRACES FLOSSIE

SKERRINGTON DESPERADO 12

BOARS HEAD GRACE 4TH

MR S & MRS D SHAPLAND

1. WINFORD HANNABELLE 2. WINFORD VOGUE 11TH 1. SKYLARK HALLMARK 16 2. SKYLARK HERO 16

BANWY WONDERBOY BANWY WONDERBOY HEYWOOD EXCHEQUER 13 HEYWOOD EXCHEQUER 13

WINFORD DANIELLE WINFORD VOGUE 4TH SKYLARK AMBER SKYLARK DIANA 2ND

MESSRS L J & A J CURRY MESSRS L J & A J CURRY MR G M & MRS S J REED MR G M & MRS S J REED

DUMFRIES

DATE: 4th August to 5th August 2017

JUDGE: Mr B Comrie

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion & Best Animal bred by Exhibitor Bull, any age Cow or Heifer, in milk or in calf, born before 31.12.14

NEWBIEMAINS FLO

NEWBIEMAINS DAZ 12

NEWBIEMAINS AGGIE

JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE

NEWBIEMAINS HOLY SMOKES 16

NEWBIEMAINS ALBERT 09

NEWBIEMAINS CALAMITY JANE

JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE

1. NEWBIEMAINS HOLY SMOKES 16 1. NEWBIEMAINS FLO

NEWBIEMAINS ALBERT 09 NEWBIEMAINS DAZ 12

NEWBIEMAINS CALAMITY JANE NEWBIEMAINS AGGIE

2. NEWBIEMAINS EMBLEM

BLACKFORD ALBATROSS 09

NEWBIEMAINS AWESOME

1. NEWBIEMAINS HIGHLAND WYNN

NEWBIEMAINS ALBERT 09

NEWBIEMAINS ECLYPSE

2. HARTBUSH HANNAH

CORSKIE ELGIN 13

BROOMBRAE ROSINA C27

JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE LOUISE & STEVEN PATERSON (J B PATERSON & CO) JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE LOUISE & STEVEN PATERSON (J B PATERSON & CO)

Heifer, born on or after 01.01.16

EDENBRIDGE & OXTED

DATE: 27th August to 28th August 2017

JUDGE: Mr A Jackson

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion & Female Champion Reserve Supreme Champion & Reserve Female Champion Male Champion Reserve Male Champion Cow or Heifer, born in or before 2014, in calf or with calf at foot

STERLING CELIA’S FIFI STERLING BACARDI’S GI GI STERLING HAYMAKER 16 LYNFIELD HAMISH 16

STERLING COTSWOLD 11 AUCHORACHAN ACDC 09 9 DOVEFIELDS GALLANT STERLING FLINT

STERLING DOLORES CELIA STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI STERLING DOLORES PETRA LYNFIELD WILHELMINA

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD M/S A E & C BISHOP

1. STERLING CELIA’S FIFI

STERLING COTSWOLD 11

STERLING DOLORES CELIA

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

2. HEATHBROW SARAH’S ELEGANCE 1. STERLING BACARDI’S GI GI 2. HEATHBROW GYPSY ROSE 3. BEECHES GLADYS 4. HEATHBROW GRAND DUCHESS 1. STERLING BARCARDI’S HOPE

CELTIC COMET AUCHORACHAN ACDC 09 9 DIRNANEAN WELCOME 1 DIRNANEAN SHANE HOCKENHULL KRAMER AUCHORACHAN ACDC 09 9

D A & L A SAPSED BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD D A & L A SAPSED C H CARTER D A & L A SAPSED BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

2. HEATHBROW SARAH’S HOLLY

HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13

3. STERLING BACARDI’S HAWAII 1. BOARS HEAD NELLY 6TH 1. RAVENSDALE HURRICANE 16 1. STERLING HAYMAKER 16 2. LYNFIELD HAMISH 16 3. RAVENSDALE HARRIER 16 STERLING CELIA’S FIFI STERLING HAYMAKER 16 STERLING CELIA’S FIFI 1. STERLING BARCARDI’S HOPE 1. STERLING HAYMAKER 16 2. D A & L A SAPSED 3. BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

ANNICK EXOCET 13 DRUMSLEED EXPLOSION 13 HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13 DOVEFIELDS GALLANT STERLING FLINT HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13 STERLING COTSWOLD 11 DOVEFIELDS GALLANT STERLING COTSWOLD 11 AUCHORACHAN ACDC 09 9 DOVEFIELDS GALLANT

DIRNANEAN SARAH S8 STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI DARSHAM SMASH HIT BEECHES WILMA HEATHBROW DUCHESS STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI HEATHBROW SARAH’S ELEGANCE STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI OAKHILL NELLY 20 RAVENSDALE GOLDIE 8TH STERLING DOLORES PETRA LYNFIELD WILHELMINA RAVENSDALE GIRLIE 4TH STERLING DOLORES CELIA STERLING DOLORES PETRA STERLING DOLORES CELIA STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI STERLING DOLORES PETRA

Heifer, born in 2015

Heifer, born between 01.01.16 and 31.03.16

Heifer, born on or after 01.04.16 Bull, born on or after 01.04.16 Bull, born between 01.01.16 and 31.03.16

Interbreed - Reserve Supreme Beef Champion Interbreed - Supreme Champion Beef Male Interbreed - Reserve Supreme Champion Beef Female Interbreed - Continental Beef Heifer Sweepstake Interbreed - Continental Bull, born on or after 01.01.16 Interbreed - Group of Three Beef Animals

SHOW RESULTS

CLASS & POSITION

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion Cow or Heifer, born before 01.01.15, in calf or with calf at foot Heifer, born in 2016 Bull, any age

SIMMENTAL REVIEW 2017

Bull, born on or after 01.01.15

NICHOLA OSGOOD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD MR R J GRENHAM MR M K D HIND BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD M/S A E & C BISHOP MR M K D HIND BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

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DATE: 2nd August 2017

JUDGE: Mr R Boyd

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion, Male Champion, Danske Bank Male of the Year & Dani Rosebowl Winner Reserve Supreme Champion & Female Champion Reserve Male Champion Reserve Female Champion & Danske Bank Reserve Female of the Year Danske Bank Female of the Year Danske Bank Reserve Male of the Year Cow or Heifer, born after 01.01.15 in calf or with calf at foot, having had a calf by three years old

CORRICK HAMLET 16

DELFUR DECIDER 12

CORRICK DAKOTA

MR C MCILWAINE

LISGLASS GODDESS DRUMACRITTEN HENRY 16

DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY OMORGA VOLVO

LUMMIN BRONTE DRUMACRITTEN BELLA

J L & C J WEATHERUP MR W E NELSON & MR G E NELSON

WHITDRUM VICKY

SCRIBBY FARMS DUKE 12

OMORGA CRYSTAL

MR JASON WHITCROFT

RACEVIEW GOLDIE DREAMER ASHLAND HUMDINGER 16

KILBRIDE FARM BANTRY 10 DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY

RACEVIEW DREAMER BOYAL B ASHLAND LADY DIAMOND 7TH

MR W D HAZELTON MR P KELLY

1. WHITDRUM VICKY

SCRIBBY FARMS DUKE 12

OMORGA CRYSTAL

MR JASON WHITCROFT

2. GURTEEN GEMMA

RACEVIEW NIGEL

ASHLAND ROSY C1

MR D CARSON

1. LISGLASS GODDESS

DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY

LUMMIN BRONTE

J L & C J WEATHERUP

2. RACEVIEW GOLDIE DREAMER 3. LISGLASS GAYLE 4. GURTEEN GEMMA 1. RANFURLY WEIKEL 18TH H2 2. MULLYKNOCK HEIDI 3. CASTLEMOUNT CUTE 4. LUMMIN HATTIE 1. CORRICK HAMLET 16 2. DRUMACRITTEN HENRY 16 3. CORRICK HARRISON 16 4. DRUMACRITTEN HAROLD 16

KILBRIDE FARM BANTRY 10 DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY RACEVIEW NIGEL RACEVIEW KING DELFUR DECIDER 12 LONGBEACH DARIUS 12 AUCHORACHAN WIZARD DELFUR DECIDER 12 OMORGA VOLVO KILBRIDE FARM DELBOY 12 OMORGA VOLVO

RACEVIEW DREAMER BOYAL B LISGLASS DANIELLE ASHLAND ROSY C1 RANFURLY WEIKEL 11TH D3 MULLYKNOCK WILLOW DRUMAGARNER CUTE LUMMIN DARLA II CORRICK DAKOTA DRUMACRITTEN BELLA CORRICK A1 DIANA DRUMACRITTEN BELLA

MR W D HAZELTON J L & C J WEATHERUP MR D CARSON MR W D HAZELTON MR R A FORDE MR D CARSON MRS MARGARET LITTLE MR C MCILWAINE MR W E NELSON & MR G E NELSON MR C MCILWAINE MR W E NELSON & MR G E NELSON

1. LISGLASS HELENA

DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY

LISGLASS BUTTERFLY

J L & C J WEATHERUP

2. DERRYCALLAGHAN HOME-RINGER 16 3. SCRIBBY FARMS HARVEY 16 4. COOLCRAN HULK 16 1. CLEENAGH IVY 1. SCRIBBY FARMS ICE 17 2. HILLHEAD FARM IMPERIAL 17 0. CORRICK HAMLET 16 CORRICK HARRISON 16 LISGLASS GODDESS LISGLASS GAYLE

POPES LAIRD KILBRIDE FARM ESCALOP 13 OMORGA VOLVO DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY KILBRIDE FARM ESCALOP 13 OMORGA MURRAY DELFUR DECIDER 12 KILBRIDE FARM DELBOY 12 DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY

DERRYCALLAGHAN TOP GIRL SCRIBBY FARMS DAISY COOLCRAN SUE’S EVA STRALONGFORD COURTNEY SCRIBBY FARMS EXQUISITER BALLINALARE FARM EMPRESS CORRICK DAKOTA CORRICK A1 DIANA LUMMIN BRONTE LISGLASS DANIELLE

MR H C STUBBS & A A BURLEIGH A NELSON S P MCDONALD MR L A RICHARDSON A NELSON MR GARETH WILSON MR C MCILWAINE MR C MCILWAINE J L & C J WEATHERUP J L & C J WEATHERUP

RACEVIEW GOLDIE DREAMER

KILBRIDE FARM BANTRY 10

RACEVIEW DREAMER BOYAL B

MR W D HAZELTON

CORRICK HAMLET 16

DELFUR DECIDER 12

CORRICK DAKOTA

MR C MCILWAINE

Heifer, born on or after 01.07.15 and on or before 31.12.15

Heifer, born on or after 01.01.16

Bull, born on or after 01.01.16

Heifer or Bull Calf, born on or after 01.09.16 and on or before 31.12.16

Heifer Calf, born in 2017 Bull Calf, born in 2017 Ivomec Super Pairs - Champion Ivomec Super Pairs - Reserve Champion interbreed - Linden Foods/NISA Pedigree Beef Heifer Championship Interbreed - Supreme Beef Champion

FISHGUARD

DATE: 4th August 2017

JUDGE: Mr D Jones

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion Bull, born on or after 01.01.16 Maiden Heifer

HIRWAUN ALICE CWARRE CINDERELLA’S HAZE 1. CWARRE HIGH HOPES 16 1. CWARRE CINDERELLA’S HAZE 2. HIRWAUN HOLLY 1. HIRWAUN ALICE 1. CWARRE CINDERELLA’S HAZE 1. CWARRE HIGH HOPES 16 CWARRE CINDERELLA’S HAZE CWARRE HIGH HOPES 16

HIRWAUN ROONEY DENIZES EXCLUSIVE 13 DENIZES COLUMBO 11 DENIZES EXCLUSIVE 13 BLACKFORD RINGLEADER HIRWAUN ROONEY DENIZES EXCLUSIVE 13 DENIZES COLUMBO 11 DENIZES EXCLUSIVE 13 DENIZES COLUMBO 11

HIRWAUN CADI ALREB CINDERELLA PODE HOLE TANYA ADA ALREB CINDERELLA HIRWAUN ALICE HIRWAUN CADI ALREB CINDERELLA PODE HOLE TANYA ADA ALREB CINDERELLA PODE HOLE TANYA ADA

MR A DAVIES RICHARD JAMES CUMMING RICHARD JAMES CUMMING RICHARD JAMES CUMMING MR A DAVIES MR A DAVIES RICHARD JAMES CUMMING RICHARD JAMES CUMMING RICHARD JAMES CUMMING RICHARD JAMES CUMMING

Cow, in calf or with calf at foot Best Pair of Animals Interbreed - Supreme Champion Pair

GILLINGHAM & SHAFTESBURY

DATE: 16th August 2017

JUDGE: Mr S Key

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion Heifer, in milk or in calf, born in 2015 Heifer, born in 2016

LYNFIELD HAMISH 16 DINTON KUNNE 7 1. DINTON KUNNE 7 1. DINTON VERITY 6TH 2. DINTON MEISE

STERLING FLINT FALONDENE CINCINNATI 11 FALONDENE CINCINNATI 11 KEELDRUM CLIO 11 DIRNANEAN EMERALD 13

LYNFIELD WILHELMINA KILBRIDE FARM KUNNE 4S KILBRIDE FARM KUNNE 4S DINTON VERITY DIRNANEAN MEISE E24

M/S A E & C BISHOP MISS S V FRANCIS MISS S V FRANCIS MISS S V FRANCIS MISS S V FRANCIS

GREAT ECCLESTON

DATE: 15th July to 16th July 2017

JUDGE: Mr B Birch

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion

POPES PRINCESS CLEO POPES HARIBO 16

BANWY WONDERBOY SWINGLETREE EMPOROR 13

POPES NELLYS PRINCESS POPES WHISPERS DELLA

M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD

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Bull, 18 months and over on day of Show Cow, with or without calf at foot

Heifer, in calf or with calf at foot Maiden Heifer, born on or after 01.01.16 Best Pair of Animals, owned by Exhibitor

Interbreed - Supreme Interbreed Champion

GREAT YORKSHIRE

1. POPES HARIBO 16 2. BLACKPOOL HARPER 16 3. BLACKPOOL HUMBUG 16 1. POPES FEARLESS 14 1. POPES PRINCESS CLEO 2. BLACKPOOL FLORANCE 3. BLACKPOOL WHATSIT 1. FORSDALE GINNY 2. BLACKPOOL GWENTH 1. POPES RHONA 2. DOLPHINHOLME ISABELLE ZOOMA 1. M/S J H & V G WOOD 2. M/S J H & V G WOOD 3. MARK GORST POPES PRINCESS CLEO

SWINGLETREE EMPOROR 13 BLACKPOOL ELY 13 BLACKPOOL ELY 13 SOWENNA ARISTROCRAT 09 9 BANWY WONDERBOY BLACKPOOL CHRISTIAN 11 LAMHOJ SUPERY WROXALL WALLACE BLACKPOOL ELY 13 KILBRIDE FARM COMBER 11 BLACKPOOL GRAYSON 15

POPES WHISPERS DELLA BLACKPOOL BLUEBELL BLACKPOOL TOFFEE SKERRINGTON RHONA 21ST POPES NELLYS PRINCESS BLACKPOOL CELINA BLACKPOOL PATIENCE FORSDALE DAFFODIL BLACKPOOL EDWINA SKERRINGTON RHONA 21ST BLACKPOOL FLORANCE

M/S J H & V G WOOD J DAVID LOFTUS J DAVID LOFTUS M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD MARK GORST J DAVID LOFTUS MARK GORST J DAVID LOFTUS M/S J H & V G WOOD MARK GORST

BANWY WONDERBOY

POPES NELLYS PRINCESS

M/S J H & V G WOOD

DATE: 11th July to 13th July 2017

JUDGE: Mr P Burgess

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

POPES PRINCESS CLEO POPES FEARLESS 14 STERLING HAYMAKER 16 RACEVIEW BEAUTY MATILDA ET STERLING BACARDI’S HAWAII 1. POPES FEARLESS 14 2. BRAEGARRIE GUNNER 15 3. RACEVIEW GILBERTMATILDA (ET) 1. STERLING HAYMAKER 16 2. POPES HECTOR 16 3. NEWBIEMAINS HUMDINGER 16

BANWY WONDERBOY SOWENNA ARISTROCRAT 09 9 DOVEFIELDS GALLANT KILBRIDE FARM NEWRY ANNICK EXOCET 13 SOWENNA ARISTROCRAT 09 9 TEVIOT BOUNCER 10 KILBRIDE FARM NEWRY DOVEFIELDS GALLANT KILBRIDE FARM COMBER 11 NEWBIEMAINS EMPIRE 13

POPES NELLYS PRINCESS SKERRINGTON RHONA 21ST STERLING DOLORES PETRA RACEVIEW MATILDA-STELLA STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI SKERRINGTON RHONA 21ST BRAEGARRIE EDELWEISS RACEVIEW MATILDA-STELLA STERLING DOLORES PETRA DENIZES NELLY HAZELDEN RACHEL 4TH

M/S J H & V G WOOD M/S J H & V G WOOD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD MR M A BARLOW BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD M/S J H & V G WOOD D L & S CURRIE J J & J M SANDERS BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD M/S J H & V G WOOD JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE

1. POPES PRINCESS CLEO

BANWY WONDERBOY

POPES NELLYS PRINCESS

M/S J H & V G WOOD

2. RACEVIEW BEAUTY MATILDA ET 3. NEWBIEMAINS FLO 1. NEWBIEMAINS GOLDIES SPECIAL ONE 2. DENIZES MELODY 22ND 1. STERLING BACARDI’S HAWAII 2. POPES RHONA 3. STERLING BARCARDI’S HOPE 1. BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD 2. JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE

KILBRIDE FARM NEWRY NEWBIEMAINS DAZ 12 NEWBIEMAINS EMPIRE 13 BOSAHAN DYNAMO 12 ANNICK EXOCET 13 KILBRIDE FARM COMBER 11 AUCHORACHAN ACDC 09 9

RACEVIEW MATILDA-STELLA NEWBIEMAINS AGGIE INNERWICK CHARLOTTE DENIZES MELODY 10TH STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI SKERRINGTON RHONA 21ST STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI

MR M A BARLOW JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE MR M A BARLOW BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD M/S J H & V G WOOD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

BANWY WONDERBOY NEWBIEMAINS EMPIRE 13 BOSAHAN DYNAMO 12 KILBRIDE FARM COMBER 11 HAWAII ANNICK EXOCET 13

POPES NELLYS PRINCESS INNERWICK CHARLOTTE DENIZES MELODY 10TH SKERRINGTON RHONA 21ST STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI

M/S J H & V G WOOD JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE MR M A BARLOW M/S J H & V G WOOD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

Cow or Heifer, in calf or with calf at foot, having had a calf before attaining the age of three years

Heifer, born in 2015 Heifer, born in 2016

Group of Three Animals, the property of the same Exhibitor Pair of Animals by the same Sire, the property of the same exhibitor but not necessarily bred by the exhibitor Supreme Champion Beef Animal Interbreed - Reserve Junior Beef Group

HERTFORDSHIRE COUNTY SHOW

1. M/S J H & V G WOOD 2. JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE POPES PRINCESS CLEO NEWBIEMAINS GOLDIES SPECIAL ONE DENIZES MELODY 22ND POPES RHONA STERLING BACARDI’S

DATE: 27th May to 28th May 2017

JUDGE: Mr D Donnelly

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion & Female Champion Reserve Supreme Champion & Reserve Female Champion Male Champion & Best Animal of Opposite Sex to Champion Reserve Male Champion Heifer, born on or after 01.01.16 Heifer, born in 2015

HEATHBROW SARAH’S ELEGANCE HEATHBROW GRAND DUCHESS

CELTIC COMET HOCKENHULL KRAMER

DIRNANEAN SARAH S8 HEATHBROW DUCHESS

D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED

HEATHBROW GRENADA 15

CELTIC COMET

HEATHBROW WAIKIKI

D A & L A SAPSED

LOPEMEDE HOBART 16 1. HEMINGFORD HARRIET 1. HEATHBROW GRAND DUCHESS 2. HEATHBROW GYPSY ROSE 3. STERLING BLONDIE’S GLINT 1. HEATHBROW SARAH’S ELEGANCE 2. HEMINGFORD ELLGIA 3. BOSAHAN FLEURISSIMO BABY 1. LOPEMEDE HOBART 16 2. LOPEMEDE HADRIAN 16 3. HEMINGFORD HECTOR 16 1. HEATHBROW GRENADA 15 1. D A & L A SAPSED 2. J RIXON LTD 3. MISS J LEWIS 4. MR J A GRIFFIN & MRS S ARKLEY

HESTEHAVEN FENRIK CORSKIE DREAMER 12 HOCKENHULL KRAMER DIRNANEAN WELCOME 1 STERLING DUKE 12 CELTIC COMET STARLINE WIZZKIDD SKERRINGTON ARMADA 09 HESTEHAVEN FENRIK HESTEHAVEN FENRIK CORSKIE DREAMER 12 CELTIC COMET

LOPEMEDE PRETTY GIRL 2 HEMINGFORD ANNY HEATHBROW DUCHESS DARSHAM SMASH HIT STERLING VIVIAN’S BLONDIE DIRNANEAN SARAH S8 HEMINGFORD ANNY BOSAHAN BABY DOLL MAGIC LOPEMEDE PRETTY GIRL 2 LOPEMEDE CORAL SHALRA TIFFANY HEATHBROW WAIKIKI

J RIXON LTD MR J A GRIFFIN & MRS S ARKLEY D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED MISS J LEWIS D A & L A SAPSED MR J A GRIFFIN & MRS S ARKLEY MISS J LEWIS J RIXON LTD J RIXON LTD MR J A GRIFFIN & MRS S ARKLEY D A & L A SAPSED

Cow or Heifer, in milk or in calf, born before 01.01.15

Bull, born on or after 01.01.16

Bull, born before 01.01.16 Pair of Animals, owned and bred by the Exhibitor

SHOW RESULTS

CLASS & POSITION

Supreme Champion & Female Champion Reserve Supreme Champion & Male Champion Reserve Male Champion & Junior Champion Reserve Female Champion Reserve Junior Champion Bull, born before 01.01.16

Bull, born on or after 01.01.16

SIMMENTAL REVIEW 2017

Bull, under 18 months on day of Show

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KEITH

HEATHBROW FREDDIE STAR 14

BOSAHAN FLEURISSIMO BABY

DATE: 6th August to 7th August 2017

MISS J LEWIS

JUDGE: Mr T Bruce

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion Bull, born on or before 31.07.15

ISLAVALE HOGAN 16 TEAM FERGUS 14 1. TEAM FERGUS 14 2. ISLAVALE CHAMP 11 1. ISLAVALE HOGAN 16 2. ISLAVALE HUNTLY 16 3. AUCHORACHAN GANGSTER 15 1. CORSKIE DISCO 2. BROOMBRAE SNOWDROP D4 3. CORSKIE CLOVER 1. CORSKIE GE-ENNA 2. PITGAVENY GRACE 1. QUARRYHILL HEIDI 2. PITGAVENY GAMBLE 3. REDHILL HOLLY 1. GARMOUTH ICEMAN 17 2. CORSKIE I-DANCE 17

ISLAVALE DANIELLE TEAM SEQUIN 2ND TEAM SEQUIN 2ND RACEVIEW VIVA KIM ISLAVALE DANIELLE ISLAVALE CASSIE AUCHORACHAN WENDY CORSKIE SWIRL BROOMBRAE SNOWDROP W18 CORSKIE WREN CORSKIE DE-ENNA CORSKIE AGNES BROOMBRAE SNOWDROP D4 PITGAVENY DIAMOND REDHILL ANITA 11TH CORSKIE CLOVER CORSKIE DISCO

MR W S STRONACH D & R DURNO & SONS D & R DURNO & SONS PITGAVENY FARMS MR W S STRONACH MR W S STRONACH D & R DURNO & SONS MR WJ & J GREEN GEOFF & KATE ANDERSON LAURA GREEN MR WJ & J GREEN PITGAVENY FARMS GEOFF & KATE ANDERSON PITGAVENY FARMS A & A WRIGHT LAURA GREEN MR WJ & J GREEN

3. QUARRYHILL ISLA

WOLFSTAR ELUSIVE 13 BOSWELL CRACKER 11 BOSWELL CRACKER 11 GLENTURK PREMIER WOLFSTAR ELUSIVE 13 ATLOW DIXON 12 KILBRIDE FARM BANTRY 10 ISLAVALE SABRE TEAM WISCONSIN POPES LAIRD BEL DHU CAPERCAILLIE 11 GRANGEWOOD STORM CORSKIE ELGIN 13 ISLAVALE CHAMP 11 WILLIAMS EDDIE 13 DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 NEWBIEMAINS FAME & FORTUNE 14

BROOMBRAE SNOWDROP D4

GEOFF & KATE ANDERSON

1. MR WJ & J GREEN ISLAVALE HOGAN 16 ISLAVALE HOGAN 16

WOLFSTAR ELUSIVE 13 WOLFSTAR ELUSIVE 13

ISLAVALE DANIELLE ISLAVALE DANIELLE

MR W S STRONACH MR W S STRONACH

Bull, born on or between 01.08.15 and 31.07.16

Cow, any age, in calf or in milk

Heifer, born on or between 01.08.14 and 31.07.15 Heifer, born on or between 01.08.15 and 31.07.16

Bull or Heifer Calf, born on or after 01.01.17

Group of Three Interbreed - Overall Interbreed Champion Interbreed - Overall Junior Interbreed Champion

KENT COUNTY

DATE: 7th July to 9th July 2017

JUDGE: Mr D Wylie

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion Bull, born on or after 01.01.16

Cow, in milk or in calf

HEATHBROW GYPSY ROSE HEATHBROW GRAND DUCHESS 1. RAVENSDALE HARRIER 16 2. BOARS HEAD HARLEQUIN 16 3. RAVENSDALE HAWK 16 4. RAVENSDALE HURRICANE 16 1. HEATHBROW SARAH’S ELEGANCE

DIRNANEAN WELCOME 1 HOCKENHULL KRAMER HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13 DRUMSLEED EXPLOSION 13 HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13 HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13 CELTIC COMET

D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED MR M K D HIND MR R J GRENHAM MR M K D HIND MR M K D HIND D A & L A SAPSED

Heifer, born on or after 01.01.16

1. HEATHBROW SARAH’S HOLLY

HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13

2. BOARS HEAD NELLY 6TH 3. BOARS HEAD ANNABELLE 1. HEATHBROW GYPSY ROSE 2. BOARS HEAD KARINA 6TH 3. HEATHBROW GRAND DUCHESS 4. BEECHES GLADYS

DRUMSLEED EXPLOSION 13 DRUMSLEED EXPLOSION 13 DIRNANEAN WELCOME 1 SKERRINGTON VANGUARD HOCKENHULL KRAMER DIRNANEAN SHANE

DARSHAM SMASH HIT HEATHBROW DUCHESS RAVENSDALE GIRLIE 4TH HOCKENHULL TRUDY 36TH RAVENSDALE HEIRESS 5TH RAVENSDALE GOLDIE 8TH DIRNANEAN SARAH S8 HEATHBROW SARAH’S ELEGANCE OAKHILL NELLY 20 BROADREED ANNABELLE 2ND DARSHAM SMASH HIT BOARS HEAD KARINA HEATHBROW DUCHESS BEECHES WILMA

CELTIC COMET HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13 HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13 HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13 HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13 HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13

DIRNANEAN SARAH S8 RAVENSDALE GIRLIE 4TH RAVENSDALE GIRLIE 4TH RAVENSDALE GIRLIE 4TH RAVENSDALE HEIRESS 5TH RAVENSDALE GOLDIE 8TH

D A & L A SAPSED MR M K D HIND MR M K D HIND MR M K D HIND MR M K D HIND MR M K D HIND

Heifer, born on or between 01.01.15 and 31.12.15

Family Couple, a Pair of Animals which are immediately related Interbreed - Reserve Champion Beef Animal Interbreed - Reserve Junior Beef Champion Interbreed - Champion Beef Breeder Bull Interbreed - Beef Breeder Bull of Continental Origin

Interbreed - Champion Beef Pair

2. MR R J GRENHAM HEATHBROW SARAH’S ELEGANCE RAVENSDALE HARRIER 16 RAVENSDALE HARRIER 16 1. RAVENSDALE HARRIER 16 2. RAVENSDALE HAWK 16 3. RAVENSDALE HURRICANE 16 D A & L A SAPSED

DATE: 15th July 2017 NAME OF ANIMAL

Supreme Champion

DRUMSLEED FARINA 14

Reserve Supreme Champion Best Animal of Opposite Sex to Champion Bull, born before 01.06.15

PITMUDIE HAVANA DRUMSLEED HORATIO 16 1. DELLFIELD GOLDENEYE 15

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MR R J GRENHAM MR R J GRENHAM D A & L A SAPSED MR R J GRENHAM D A & L A SAPSED C H CARTER

1. MR M K D HIND

KIRRIEMUIR CLASS & POSITION

NICHOLA OSGOOD

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JUDGE: Miss G Houliston

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

CLONAGH BUCKAROONEY TRUELY CORSKIE ELDER 13 RAVENSDALE CHOPPER 11 ISLAVALE ENSIGN 13

BOARS HEAD KARINA 2ND

MR G W SMITH

DRUMSLEED CARINA 11 DRUMSLEED BLUEBELL 10 DELLFIELD BLANCHE

HEATHER DUFF MR G W SMITH HEATHER DUFF


Cow, born before 01.06.14

1. DRUMSLEED HORATIO 16 2. PITMUDIE HARLEY 16 3. DRUMSLEED HARVESTER 16 1. BARONY DELILAH

Heifer, born on or after 01.06.14 and before 01.06.15

1. DRUMSLEED FARINA 14

Heifer, born on or after 01.06.15 and before 01.06.16

1. PITMUDIE HAVANA 2. DRUMSLEED HEATHER 16 3. DRUMSLEED HANNAH 16 1. PITMUDIE HANNAH 2. DRUMSLEED IRINA 17 3. PITMUDIE HEINEKEN 16 1. HEATHER DUFF 2. MR G W SMITH

Bull or Heifer Calf, born on or after 01.06.16

Pair (excluding Seniors), bred by Exhibitor

LINCOLNSHIRE

RAVENSDALE CHOPPER 11 CORSKIE ELDER 13 HAYSTAR CRACKER 11 KILBRIDE FARM RAINMAN CLONAGH BUCKAROONEY TRUELY CORSKIE ELDER 13 KILBRIDE FARM BENONE 10 KILBRIDE FARM BENONE 10 OVERHILL HOUSE ERAGON 13 DIBBINSDALE NOBLEMAN OVERHILL HOUSE ERAGON 13

DRUMSLEED BLUEBELL 10 CAIRNVIEW MODESTY 4TH DRUMSLEED CAITLIN BARN WINNIE

MR G W SMITH HEATHER DUFF MR G W SMITH HEATHER DUFF

BOARS HEAD KARINA 2ND

MR G W SMITH

DRUMSLEED CARINA 11 DRUMSLEED ADARA DRUMSLEED BERNITA 10 BARONY DELILAH DRUMSLEED FARINA 14 CAIRNORRIE DAFFODIL D69

HEATHER DUFF MR G W SMITH MR G W SMITH HEATHER DUFF MR G W SMITH HEATHER DUFF

DATE: 21st June to 22nd June 2017

JUDGE: Mr R Storersmith

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

MIDHOPE FIRSTLIGHT TINSEL

DELFUR CHAS 11

MIDHOPE BRIGHT LIGHT

MR W J HOLLINGSWORTH

WILLIAMS HOGWARTS 16

CLONAGH DIEHARD GALLANT

STERLING NAOMI’S WEDNESDAY MRS H CLARKE

SCOTLAND HILL HERCULES 16 MIDHOPE HEAVENLY LIGHT 1. WILLIAMS HOGWARTS 16 2. SCOTLAND HILL HERCULES 16 3. WILLIAMS HARRY POTTER 16 4. ST TRINIANS HOT STUFF 16 1. MIDHOPE FIRSTLIGHT TINSEL 2. ST TRINIANS GOLD-DIGGER 1. MIDHOPE HEAVENLY LIGHT 2. WILLIAMS BELLE’S HANNAH 3. WILLIAMS CRYSTAL’S HELGA 4. ST TRINIANS HOLLY

GLENTURK EXTRA SPECIAL 13 DELFUR CHAS 11 CLONAGH DIEHARD GALLANT GLENTURK EXTRA SPECIAL 13 HEATHBROW TRISTAR TEAM WISCONSIN DELFUR CHAS 11 TEAM WISCONSIN DELFUR CHAS 11 CLONAGH DIEHARD GALLANT CLONAGH DIEHARD GALLANT TEAM WISCONSIN

SCOTLAND HILL WISTERIA ECHO MIDHOPE BRIGHT LIGHT STERLING NAOMI’S WEDNESDAY SCOTLAND HILL WISTERIA ECHO STERLING GRACE’S WILHEMINA HOCKENHULL CLAIRE 17TH MIDHOPE BRIGHT LIGHT ST TRINIANS APRIL MIDHOPE BRIGHT LIGHT WILLIAMS LORETTE’S BELLE WILLIAMS SIMONE’S CRYSTAL ADDLETHORPE WILDES LUCY 4

DELFUR CHAS 11 CLONAGH DIEHARD GALLANT

MIDHOPE BRIGHT LIGHT MR W J HOLLINGSWORTH STERLING NAOMI’S WEDNESDAY MRS H CLARKE

GLENTURK EXTRA SPECIAL 13 DELFUR CHAS 11 DELFUR CHAS 11

SCOTLAND HILL WISTERIA ECHO MR THOMAS HILL MIDHOPE BRIGHT LIGHT MR W J HOLLINGSWORTH MIDHOPE BRIGHT LIGHT MR W J HOLLINGSWORTH

Maiden Heifer, born on or after 01.01.16

Pair of Animals, of either sex, property of the same Exhibitor Interbreed - Reserve Supreme Beef Champion Interbreed - Supreme Junior Beef Champion Interbreed - Champion Pair Interbreed - Reserve Champion Group of Three

MR THOMAS HILL MR W J HOLLINGSWORTH MRS H CLARKE MR THOMAS HILL MRS H CLARKE MISS KIRSTY MCCAIG MR W J HOLLINGSWORTH MISS KIRSTY MCCAIG MR W J HOLLINGSWORTH MRS H CLARKE MRS H CLARKE MISS KIRSTY MCCAIG

1. MRS H CLARKE MIDHOPE FIRSTLIGHT TINSEL WILLIAMS HOGWARTS 16 MRS H CLARKE SCOTLAND HILL HERCULES 16 MIDHOPE FIRSTLIGHT TINSEL MIDHOPE HEAVENLY LIGHT

LLANDDAROG

DATE: 24th June 2017

JUDGE: Mr A Davies

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion Maiden Heifer

CRACKLEY LIDI 11G CWARRE CINDERELLA’S HAZE 1. CWARRE CINDERELLA’S HAZE 2. GWILI GWENAN 3. GWILI HANNAH 1. CRACKLEY LIDI 11G

HOLM DANNI DENIZES EXCLUSIVE 13 DENIZES EXCLUSIVE 13 AUCHORACHAN WIZARD POPES BARCLAY 10 HOLM DANNI

CRACKLEY LIDI 10D ALREB CINDERELLA ALREB CINDERELLA SACOMBE DAMSON-KLEEB GWILI SCARLET CRACKLEY LIDI 10D

ANWEN JONES RICHARD JAMES CUMMING RICHARD JAMES CUMMING MR M K BEYNON MR M K BEYNON ANWEN JONES

Heifer, in calf or with calf at foot

LURGAN

DATE: 3rd June 2017

JUDGE: Mr A Patterson

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion & Female Champion Reserve Supreme Champion & Male Champion

RACEVIEW GOLDIE DREAMER ASHLAND HUMDINGER 16

KILBRIDE FARM BANTRY 10 DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY

MR W D HAZELTON MR P KELLY

Reserve Male Champion

RACEVIEW HERCULES 713

KILBRIDE FARM DELBOY 12

Reserve Female Champion Cow, born before 01.01.14, in calf or in milk, having had at least one calf Heifer, born on or after 01.01.15 and on or before 30.06.15 Heifer, born on or after 01.07.15 and on or before 31.12.15

RANFURLY WEIKEL 18TH H2

RACEVIEW KING

RACEVIEW DREAMBER BOYAL B ASHLAND LADY DIAMOND 7TH RACEVIEW WHITNEY SWEET KATJA RANFURLY WEIKEL 11TH D3

1. SHANEHILL AMBER

OMORGA VOLVO

CAMUS LISA

MR B W CHAMBERS

1. WHITDRUM VICKY

SCRIBBY FARMS DUKE 12

OMORGA CRYSTAL

MR JASON WHITCROFT

1. RACEVIEW GOLDIE DREAMER

KILBRIDE FARM BANTRY 10

RACEVIEW DREAMBER BOYAL B

MR W D HAZELTON

2. DRUMAGARNER GIRL 1. RANFURLY WEIKEL 18TH H2 1. ASHLAND HUMDINGER 16

DRUMAGARNER EDEN 13 RACEVIEW KING DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY

MR J REID & MISS L WYLLEE-DAVIES MR W D HAZELTON MR P KELLY

2. RACEVIEW HERCULES 713

KILBRIDE FARM DELBOY 12

3. WOODFORD HAMLET 16

CURAHEEN APOSTLE (ET)

BURGHBRIDGE NANCY RANFURLY WEIKEL 11TH D3 ASHLAND LADY DIAMOND 7TH RACEVIEW WHITNEY SWEET KATJA LISGLASS EMERALD

Heifer, born on or after 01.01.16 and up to 31.12.16 Bull, born on or after 01.01.16

SHOW RESULTS

CLASS & POSITION

Supreme Champion & Female Champion Reserve Supreme Champion, Male Champion & Junior Champion Reserve Male Champion & Reserve Junior Champion Reserve Female Champion Bull, any age

Cow or Heifer, born on or before 31.12.15

SIMMENTAL REVIEW 2017

Bull, born on or after 01.06.15 and before 01.06.16

MR P KELLY MR W D HAZELTON

MR P KELLY MRS T H GORMAN

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SHOW RESULTS LURGAN - CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGE Calf, 12 months or under at Show 1. WOODFORD HAMLET 16 2. WOODFORD HANNAH Pairs 1. RANFURLY WEIKEL 18TH H2 1. RACEVIEW GOLDIE DREAMER 2. ASHLAND HUMDINGER 16

Ivomec Super Pairs Qualifiers

CURAHEEN APOSTLE (ET) CURAHEEN APOSTLE (ET) RACEVIEW KING KILBRIDE FARM BANTRY 10 DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY

2. RACEVIEW HERCULES 713

KILBRIDE FARM DELBOY 12

RANFURLY WEIKEL 18TH H2 RACEVIEW GOLDIE DREAMER

RACEVIEW KING KILBRIDE FARM BANTRY 10

MARTLETWY

LISGLASS EMERALD WOODFORD PENNY RANFURLY WEIKEL 11TH D3 RACEVIEW DREAMBER BOYAL B ASHLAND LADY DIAMOND 7TH RACEVIEW WHITNEY SWEET KATJA RANFURLY WEIKEL 11TH D3 RACEVIEW DREAMBER BOYAL B

DATE: 23rd August 2017

MRS T H GORMAN MRS T H GORMAN MR W D HAZELTON MR W D HAZELTON MR P KELLY MR P KELLY MR W D HAZELTON MR W D HAZELTON

JUDGE: Mr M Evans

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion Bull, born after 01.01.16 Cow, in calf or in milk Heifer, not in calf

CWARRE CINDERELLA’S HAZE DYFED ANGHARAD 3RD 1. DYFED ICON 17 1. DYFED ANGHARAD 3RD 1. CWARRE CINDERELLA’S HAZE

DENIZES EXCLUSIVE 13 PENWERN WISEMAN OAKDALE ELIJAH 13 PENWERN WISEMAN DENIZES EXCLUSIVE 13

ALREB CINDERELLA DYFED ANGHARAD DYFED ANGHARAD 3RD DYFED ANGHARAD ALREB CINDERELLA

RICHARD JAMES CUMMING MR & MRS M O & L D JONES MR & MRS M O & L D JONES MR & MRS M O & L D JONES RICHARD JAMES CUMMING

MID DEVON

DATE: 22nd July 2017

JUDGE: Mr D Mills

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion Cow or Heifer, born before 01.01.15

WINFORD FANTASIA KILLIWORGIE GRACES FLOSSIE 1. WINFORD FANTASIA 2. KILLIWORGIE GRACES FLOSSIE 1. WINFORD HORIZON 16

ASHLAND TORNADO SKERRINGTON DESPERADO 12 ASHLAND TORNADO SKERRINGTON DESPERADO 12 DENIZES EXCLUSIVE 13

WINFORD ALEXIS BOARS HEAD GRACE 4TH WINFORD ALEXIS BOARS HEAD GRACE 4TH WINFORD FANTASIA

MESSRS L J & A J CURRY MR S & MRS D SHAPLAND MESSRS L J & A J CURRY MR S & MRS D SHAPLAND MESSRS L J & A J CURRY

Bull, any age

MORETON IN MARSH

DATE: 2nd September 2017

JUDGE: Mr S Key

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion Bull, born on or after 01.01.16 Heifer, born on or between 01.09.15 and 31.05.16

STERLING CELIA’S FIFI WROXALL GLINKO-ZILLA 1. MILL LANE HUCKLEBERRY 16 1. STERLING BARCARDI’S HOPE 2. HALLWAY HARRIET

STERLING COTSWOLD 11 TISET DARWIN WROXALL BOTTLE-TOP-BILL 10 AUCHORACHAN ACDC 09 9 ISLAVALE DEBONAIR 2 12

STERLING DOLORES CELIA WROXALL CROWN-JEWEL MILL LANE GRACE STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI LOPEMEDE ELSPETH

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD C H EVANS & SON MR R MORRIS BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD MISS J LEWIS

Heifer, born on or between 01.01.15 and 31.08.15, in calf or with calf at foot

1. WROXALL GLINKO-ZILLA

TISET DARWIN

WROXALL CROWN-JEWEL

C H EVANS & SON

Cow, in milk or in calf or Heifer, in calf, born in 2014 Pair of Animals

2. STERLING BLONDIE’S GLINT 1. STERLING CELIA’S FIFI 1. STERLING BARCARDI’S HOPE 1. STERLING CELIA’S FIFI

STERLING DUKE 12 STERLING COTSWOLD 11 AUCHORACHAN ACDC 09 9 STERLING COTSWOLD 11

STERLING VIVIAN’S BLONDIE STERLING DOLORES CELIA STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI STERLING DOLORES CELIA

MISS J LEWIS BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

NAIRN

DATE: 29th July 2017

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

Supreme Champion & Male Champion

BLACKFORD HERO 16

Reserve Supreme Champion & Female Champion Reserve Male Champion Reserve Female Champion Bull, two years or over

CORSKIE GE-ENNA CORSKIE HARRY 16 CORSKIE GRACEFUL 1. WILLIAMS EDDIE 13 2. ISLAVALE CHAMP 11

Bull, under two years

1. BLACKFORD HERO 16

Bull Calf, born on or after 01.08.16 Cow, in milk or in calf

Heifer, born before 01.08.15, in calf or with calf at foot Heifer, born between 01.08.15 and 01.08.16

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2. CORSKIE HARBRO 16 3. REDHILL HOOLIGAN 16 1. CORSKIE HARRY 16 2. GARMOUTH ICEMAN 17 1. REDHILL DOLLY 2. BROOMBRAE SNOWDROP D4 3. CORSKIE CLOVER 4. CORSKIE DISCO 1. CORSKIE GE-ENNA 2. PITGAVENY GRACE 1. CORSKIE GRACEFUL 2. PITGAVENY GAMBLE 3. BLACKFORD HONEY

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JUDGE: Mr C Bruce

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

KILBRIDE FARM DOUBLEACTION 12 BEL DHU CAPERCAILLIE 11 DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 BEL DHU CAPERCAILLIE 11 CLONAGH TIGER GALLANT GLENTURK PREMIER KILBRIDE FARM DOUBLEACTION 12 DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 THURSFORD CASINO 11 DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 HILTONSTOWN VALENTINO TEAM WISCONSIN POPES LAIRD ISLAVALE SABRE BEL DHU CAPERCAILLIE 11 GRANGEWOOD STORM BEL DHU CAPERCAILLIE 11 ISLAVALE CHAMP 11 HOCKENHULL WATERLOO

BLACKFORD BUNTY 2

MR W G MACPHERSON

CORSKIE DE-ENNA CORSKIE BLOSSOM 10TH CORSKIE WILMA WILLIAMS LORETTE AUROR RACEVIEW VIVA KIM

MR WJ & J GREEN MR WJ & J GREEN MR WJ & J GREEN D & DM LESLIE PITGAVENY FARMS

BLACKFORD BUNTY 2

MR W G MACPHERSON

CORSKIE BABSIE REDHILL AMMIE CORSKIE BLOSSOM 10TH CORSKIE CLOVER REDHILL IVY BROOMBRAE SNOWDROP W18 CORSKIE WREN CORSKIE SWIRL CORSKIE DE-ENNA CORSKIE AGNES CORSKIE WILMA PITGAVENY DIAMOND BLACKFORD AERO

MR WJ & J GREEN D & DM LESLIE MR WJ & J GREEN LAURA GREEN D & DM LESLIE GEOFF & KATE ANDERSON LAURA GREEN MR WJ & J GREEN MR WJ & J GREEN PITGAVENY FARMS MR WJ & J GREEN PITGAVENY FARMS MR W G MACPHERSON


1. BLACKFORD HYALITE 2. BLACKFORD HELMA 3. QUARRYHILL ISLA

Female Pair

Interbreed - 2nd Place Group of Three Beef Animals

1. CORSKIE GE-ENNA 1. CORSKIE GRACEFUL 2. PITGAVENY GRACE 2. PITGAVENY GAMBLE 2. MR WJ & J GREEN

NEILSTON

KILBRIDE FARM DOUBLEACTION 12 HOCKENHULL WATERLOO NEWBIEMAINS FAME & FORTUNE 14 BEL DHU CAPERCAILLIE 11 BEL DHU CAPERCAILLIE 11 GRANGEWOOD STORM ISLAVALE CHAMP 11

BLACKFORD AMBER

MR W G MACPHERSON

SILVER WELLS BONNIE

MR W G MACPHERSON

BROOMBRAE SNOWDROP D4

GEOFF & KATE ANDERSON

CORSKIE DE-ENNA CORSKIE WILMA CORSKIE AGNES PITGAVENY DIAMOND

MR WJ & J GREEN MR WJ & J GREEN PITGAVENY FARMS PITGAVENY FARMS

DATE: 6th May 2017

JUDGE: Mr A Currie

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Female, not exceeding 1 year old

KENNOX TARAS GEM CAIRNVIEW SONIA 4TH 1. DRUMSLEED FLICK 14 1. KENNOX TARAS GEM 2. CAIRNVIEW TILLY 4TH 1. CAIRNVIEW SONIA 4TH

SOWENNA ARISTROCRAT 09 9 CAIRNVIEW SNAZZY GRANGEWOOD WILLIAM SOWENNA ARISTROCRAT 09 9 WESTVIEW ELMO 13 CAIRNVIEW SNAZZY

MR DAVID CRAIG MR A J WILSON MR J E DYET MR DAVID CRAIG MR A J WILSON MR A J WILSON

Bull, any age

1. WHITERIDDEN HIGHLANDER 16

KILBRIDE FARM COMBER 11

2. MERKLAND GIGALO 15 1. KENNOX ALICE’S HELENA 2. MERKLAND HEATHER 1. KENNOX TARAS GEM 1. KENNOX ALICE’S HELENA KENNOX TARAS GEM

SALTIRE ARNIE 09 DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 BOSWELL FIREWALL 14 SOWENNA ARISTROCRAT 09 9 DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 SOWENNA ARISTROCRAT 09 9

ANNICK HELEN’S TARA CAIRNVIEW SONIA 2ND DRUMSLEED PATTI ANNICK HELEN’S TARA CAIRNVIEW TILLY CAIRNVIEW SONIA 2ND WHITERIDDEN STARLIGHT’S TANYA HAZELDEN CARINA 8TH ANNICK TARA’S ALICE DRUMSLEED FLICK 14 ANNICK HELEN’S TARA ANNICK TARA’S ALICE ANNICK HELEN’S TARA

Best Pair Interbreed - Champion of Champions

NEW FOREST & HAMPSHIRE COUNTY

DATE: 25th July to 27th July 2017

MR H GILBERT MR J E DYET MR DAVID CRAIG MR J E DYET MR DAVID CRAIG MR DAVID CRAIG MR DAVID CRAIG

JUDGE: Mr S Gummow

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion Heifer, born on or after 01.01.16 Heifer, born in 2015 Cow or Heifer, in calf or with calf at foot, born before 01.01.15, calf not to be born before 01.01.17 Bull, born on or after 01.01.16

LYNFIELD HAMISH 16 SWAY GORGEOUS GIRL 1. SWAY COCONUT 1. SWAY GORGEOUS GIRL

STERLING FLINT SWAY DRUMMER BOY 12 PRIMA ET PP SWAY DRUMMER BOY 12

LYNFIELD WILHELMINA SWAY ROSY POSY SWAY GINGERNUT SWAY ROSY POSY

M/S A E & C BISHOP MR & MRS S & L BLOMFIELD MR & MRS S & L BLOMFIELD MR & MRS S & L BLOMFIELD

1. BEANHILL BUTTER

OMORGA VOLVO

BEANHILL TAMARA

MR & MRS R J & B E KIMBER

1. LYNFIELD HAMISH 16 2. SWAY HECTOR 16 3. SWAY HARLEQUIN 16 1. TILBROOK EARL 13 1. SWAY HARLEQUIN 16 2. SWAY HECTOR 16

STERLING FLINT SWAY DRUMMER BOY 12 SWAY DRUMMER BOY 12 KILBRIDE FARM ANDREW 09 SWAY DRUMMER BOY 12 SWAY DRUMMER BOY 12

LYNFIELD WILHELMINA SWAY ROSY POSY SWAY ELIZA TILBROOK BONNIE SWAY ELIZA SWAY ROSY POSY

M/S A E & C BISHOP MR & MRS S & L BLOMFIELD MR & MRS S & L BLOMFIELD MR & MRS R J & B E KIMBER MR & MRS S & L BLOMFIELD MR & MRS S & L BLOMFIELD

Bull, born before 01.01.16 Interbreed - Continental Beef Bull, any age

NEWPORT

DATE: 8th July 2017

JUDGE: Mr H Wood

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion Heifer, born in 2016 Heifer, born in 2015 Heifer or Cow, in calf or with calf at foot, born on or before 31.12.14

TIRLEY DELILA EATON HOKEY COKEY 16 1. EATON HATASHA 1. FISHPOOL GALAXY

HUMBLEBEE DOLLAR 12 KILBRIDE FARM COMBER 11 TILBROOK CORPORAL 11 BENAVENTE ELADIO 13

BEANHILL DELILA POPES WHISPERS COCO FOLE NATASHA 21 MOSS HALL EMILY

MR S P WHITE A J & S D HEATH A J & S D HEATH T J HASSALL & CO

1. TIRLEY DELILA

HUMBLEBEE DOLLAR 12

BEANHILL DELILA

MR S P WHITE

2. MOSS HALL EMILY 1. EATON HOKEY COKEY 16 2. TIRLEY HEATHCROFT 16 1. A J & S D HEATH 2. MR S P WHITE

SAPLING BRETT 10 KILBRIDE FARM COMBER 11 VALE ROYAL FREE SPIRIT 14

CRESSWELL UMARNI POPES WHISPERS COCO BURGHBRIDGE EMILY 19TH

T J HASSALL & CO A J & S D HEATH MR S P WHITE

Bull, any age Pair

NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY

SHOW RESULTS

CLASS & POSITION

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion Cow or Heifer, in calf or calf at foot, over 3 years Female, not exceeding 2 years old

Male or Female, up to 9 months on day of Show

SIMMENTAL REVIEW 2017

Heifer, born after 01.08.16

DATE: 29th May 2017

JUDGE: Miss M Hendy

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion & Female Champion Reserve Supreme Champion & Male Champion Reserve Male Champion Reserve Female Champion Maiden Heifer, under 24 months on show day

NEWBIEMAINS FLO NEWBIEMAINS HOLY SMOKES 16 RACEVIEW GILBERTMATILDA (ET) NEWBIEMAINS HOSPITALITY 1. NEWBIEMAINS HOSPITALITY 2. NEWBIEMAINS GOLDIES SPECIAL ONE

NEWBIEMAINS DAZ 12 NEWBIEMAINS ALBERT 09 KILBRIDE FARM NEWRY NEWBIEMAINS ALBERT 09 NEWBIEMAINS ALBERT 09 NEWBIEMAINS EMPIRE 13

NEWBIEMAINS AGGIE NEWBIEMAINS CALAMITY JANE RACEVIEW MATILDA-STELLA RATHLEE VIXEN RATHLEE VIXEN INNERWICK CHARLOTTE

JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE J J & J M SANDERS JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE

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NORTH SOMERSET

BLACKFORD ALBATROSS 09 NEWBIEMAINS DAZ 12 BLACKFORD BULLFINCH 10 DELLFIELD BRIGADIER 10 NEWBIEMAINS ALBERT 09 KILBRIDE FARM NEWRY

NEWBIEMAINS ELEANOR NEWBIEMAINS AGGIE BALLINALARE FARM CAMILLE STRATHISLA TESS’S VERONICA NEWBIEMAINS CALAMITY JANE RACEVIEW MATILDA-STELLA

DATE: 1st May 2017

GARY HINDMARSH JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE J J & J M SANDERS GARY HINDMARSH JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE J J & J M SANDERS

JUDGE: Mr S Potter

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion Maiden Heifer, born on or after 01.01.16

WINFORD HANNABELLE WINFORD FANTASIA 1. WINFORD HANNABELLE 2. WINFORD VOGUE 11TH 1. SEABREEZE GLITZ 2. SEABREEZE GLAMOUR 1. WINFORD FANTASIA 1. MESSRS L J & A J CURRY 2. HENRY BIGWOOD

BANWY WONDERBOY ASHLAND TORNADO BANWY WONDERBOY BANWY WONDERBOY RYDEN BOSLEY 10 RYDEN BOSLEY 10 ASHLAND TORNADO

WINFORD DANIELLE WINFORD ALEXIS WINFORD DANIELLE WINFORD VOGUE 4TH LOXTON CHERRY LOXTON CHERRY WINFORD ALEXIS

MESSRS L J & A J CURRY MESSRS L J & A J CURRY MESSRS L J & A J CURRY MESSRS L J & A J CURRY HENRY BIGWOOD HENRY BIGWOOD MESSRS L J & A J CURRY

Heifer, born on or after 01.01.15 Cow or Heifer, in milk or in calf, born before 01.01.15 Pair of Animals

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE COUNTY

DATE: 13th May to 14th May 2017

JUDGE: Mr C Hollingsworth

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion & Female Champion

FIRCOVERT FANTASY

FIRCOVERT CHESTER 11

MR P GUNTHER

Reserve Supreme Champion & Male Champion

RANFURLY FORMULA 1 F7 14

CARNKERN TITAN

Reserve Male Champion Reserve Female Champion Bull, born on or after 01.01.16

FIRCOVERT GLADIATOR 15 FIRCOVERT HYACINTH 1. FIRCOVERT HAMILTON 16

BURGHBRIDGE BRADLEY 10 BURGHBRIDGE BRADLEY 10 BURGHBRIDGE BRADLEY 10

Bull, born on or before 31.12.15

1. RANFURLY FORMULA 1 F7 14

CARNKERN TITAN

Maiden Heifer, born on or after 01.01.16

2. FIRCOVERT GLADIATOR 15 1. FIRCOVERT HYACINTH 2. ATLOW GINGER 15

BURGHBRIDGE BRADLEY 10 BURGHBRIDGE BRADLEY 10 KILBRIDE FARM COMBER 11

FIRCOVERT CECILIA SOUTH PARK KING KONG WEIKEL 2ND FIRCOVERT CECILIA FIRCOVERT COLLEEN FIRCOVERT CLEMENTINE SOUTH PARK KING KONG WEIKEL 2ND FIRCOVERT CECILIA FIRCOVERT COLLEEN ATLOW VALENTINE’S LUCINDA

MR D DONNELLY MR P GUNTHER MR P GUNTHER MR P GUNTHER MR D DONNELLY MR P GUNTHER MR P GUNTHER MR D DONNELLY

Cow, in calf or in milk, with or without calf at foot (from a natural calving), born on or before 31.12.14

1. FIRCOVERT FANTASY

FIRCOVERT CHESTER 11

FIRCOVERT CECILIA

MR P GUNTHER

BURGHBRIDGE BRADLEY 10

FIRCOVERT BONNIE

MR P GUNTHER

Group of Three Interbreed - Best Group of Three Animals Interbreed - Team comprising of Four Animals

2. FIRCOVERT EDWINA 1. MR P GUNTHER 3. MR P GUNTHER 3. MR D DONNELLY

OKEHAMPTON

DATE: 10th August 2017

JUDGE: Mr J Kimber

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion & Female Champion Reserve Supreme Champion & Male Champion Bull, born before 01.01.16 Cow or Heifer, in calf or with calf at foot Heifer, born in 2015 Heifer, born on or after 01.01.16 Breed Pair, owned by Exhibitor

WELLATREE GEM SKYLARK GERONIMO 15 1. SKYLARK GERONIMO 15 1. BOSAHAN FLAVIA ALESHA 1. WELLATREE GEM 1. WELLATREE HONEYBUN 1. WELLATREE GEM 1. WELLATREE HONEYBUN 2. SKYLARK GERONIMO 15 2. BOSAHAN FLAVIA ALESHA

LAKESIDE WARRIOR TILBROOK DEBONAIR 12 TILBROOK DEBONAIR 12 SKERRINGTON ARMADA 09 LAKESIDE WARRIOR SPERRIN VIEW DIRECTOR 12 LAKESIDE WARRIOR SPERRIN VIEW DIRECTOR 12 TILBROOK DEBONAIR 12 SKERRINGTON ARMADA 09

BEECHES AMBER 09 SKYLARK DIANA 2ND SKYLARK DIANA 2ND BOSAHAN ALESHA BEECHES AMBER 09 BEECHES DOT BEECHES AMBER 09 BEECHES DOT SKYLARK DIANA 2ND BOSAHAN ALESHA

MR & MRS J BUCKLAND MR A J HART MR A J HART MR A J HART MR & MRS J BUCKLAND MR & MRS J BUCKLAND MR & MRS J BUCKLAND MR & MRS J BUCKLAND MR A J HART MR A J HART

OMAGH

DATE: 1st July 2017

JUDGE: Mr D Barr

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme & Male Champion Reserve Supreme Champion & Female Champion Reserve Male Champion Reserve Female Champion Heifer, born on or after 01.01.15 and on or before 30.06.15 Heifer, born on or after 01.07.15 and on or before 31.12.15

CORRICK HAMLET 16 RACEVIEW GOLDIE DREAMER DRUMACRITTEN HENRY 16 WHITDRUM VICKY

DELFUR DECIDER 12 KILBRIDE FARM BANTRY 10 DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY SCRIBBY FARMS DUKE 12

CORRICK DAKOTA RACEVIEW DREAMER BOYAL B DRUMACRITTEN BELLA OMORGA CRYSTAL

MR C MCILWAINE MR W D HAZELTON MR W E NELSON & MR G E NELSON MR JASON WHITCROFT

1. WHITDRUM VICKY

SCRIBBY FARMS DUKE 12

OMORGA CRYSTAL

MR JASON WHITCROFT

1. RACEVIEW GOLDIE DREAMER

KILBRIDE FARM BANTRY 10

RACEVIEW DREAMER BOYAL B

MR W D HAZELTON

2. GURTEEN GEMMA

RACEVIEW NIGEL

ASHLAND ROSY C1

MR D CARSON

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Bull, born on or after 01.01.16

Heifer or Bull, born on or after 01.09.16 Pair of Animals

Interbreed - Reserve Supreme Beef Champion

STRALONGFORD COURTNEY MAGHERACRIGAN WONDER

ROBERT & JULIE STINSON STEPHEN MILLAR

1. RANFURLY WEIKEL 18TH H2

RACEVIEW KING

RANFURLY WEIKEL 11TH D3

MR W D HAZELTON

2. CASTLEMOUNT CUTE 3. GLENOCK HIGHWAY 4. DRUMSAMNEY STELLA’S HERMIONE 1. CORRICK HAMLET 16 2. DRUMACRITTEN HENRY 16 3. CORRICK HARRISON 16 4. DRUMACRITTEN HAROLD 16 1. TULLYAHFARM HOTSHOT 16 2. CORRICK HUDSON 16 1. RACEVIEW GOLDIE DREAMER 1. RANFURLY WEIKEL 18TH H2 2. CORRICK HAMLET 16 2. CORRICK HARRISON 16 3. DRUMACRITTEN HAROLD 16 3. DRUMACRITTEN HENRY 16 CORRICK HAMLET 16 CORRICK HARRISON 16 CORRICK HAMLET 16

LONGBEACH DARIUS 12 KILBRIDE FARM NEWRY AUCHORACHAN WIZARD DELFUR DECIDER 12 DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY KILBRIDE FARM DELBOY 12 DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY AUCHORACHAN WIZARD KILBRIDE FARM DELBOY 12 KILBRIDE FARM BANTRY 10 RACEVIEW KING DELFUR DECIDER 12 KILBRIDE FARM DELBOY 12 DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY DELFUR DECIDER 12 KILBRIDE FARM DELBOY 12 DELFUR DECIDER 12

DRUMAGARNER CUTE ARDADONEY 5755W RANFURLY STELLA 5TH C11 CORRICK DAKOTA DRUMACRITTEN BELLA CORRICK A1 DIANA DRUMACRITTEN BELLA LAKESIDE DION CORRICK VANILLA RACEVIEW DREAMER BOYAL B RANFURLY WEIKEL 11TH D3 CORRICK DAKOTA CORRICK A1 DIANA DRUMACRITTEN BELLA DRUMACRITTEN BELLA CORRICK DAKOTA CORRICK A1 DIANA CORRICK DAKOTA

MR D CARSON STEPHEN MILLAR JONATHAN HENDERSON MR C MCILWAINE MR W E NELSON & MR G E NELSON MR C MCILWAINE MR W E NELSON & MR G E NELSON MR D TONER MR C MCILWAINE MR W D HAZELTON MR W D HAZELTON MR C MCILWAINE MR C MCILWAINE MR W E NELSON & MR G E NELSON MR W E NELSON & MR G E NELSON MR C MCILWAINE MR C MCILWAINE MR C MCILWAINE

OSWESTRY

DATE: 5th August 2017

JUDGE: Mr B Taylor

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion & Best Animal of Opposite Sex to Champion Junior Bull, under 18 months

FORSDALE GAZELLE

WROXALL WALLACE

FORSDALE DAISY BELL

MR CW & MRS KM MARTINDALE

BANWY HEARTBREAKER 16

BANWY E-REX 13

BANWY CARIAD

MR R E JONES

1. BANWY HEARTBREAKER 16 2. TIRLEY HEATHCROFT 16 1. MOSS HALL EMILY 1. TIRLEY DELILA 1. FORSDALE GAZELLE 2. FISHPOOL GALAXY 1. FORSDALE HAREBELL 1. FORSDALE GAZELLE 1. FORSDALE HAREBELL 2. TIRLEY DELILA 2. TIRLEY HEATHCROFT 16 3. MOSS HALL EMILY 3. FISHPOOL GALAXY

BANWY E-REX 13 VALE ROYAL FREE SPIRIT 14 SAPLING BRETT 10 HUMBLEBEE DOLLAR 12 WROXALL WALLACE BENAVENTE ELADIO 13 FORSDALE EXCELLENCE 13 WROXALL WALLACE FORSDALE EXCELLENCE 13 HUMBLEBEE DOLLAR 12 VALE ROYAL FREE SPIRIT 14 SAPLING BRETT 10 BENAVENTE ELADIO 13

BANWY CARIAD BURGHBRIDGE EMILY 19TH CRESSWELL UMARNI BEANHILL DELILA FORSDALE DAISY BELL MOSS HALL EMILY FORSDALE DAISY BELL FORSDALE DAISY BELL FORSDALE DAISY BELL BEANHILL DELILA BURGHBRIDGE EMILY 19TH CRESSWELL UMARNI MOSS HALL EMILY

MR R E JONES MR S P WHITE T J HASSALL & CO MR S P WHITE MR CW & MRS KM MARTINDALE T J HASSALL & CO MR CW & MRS KM MARTINDALE MR CW & MRS KM MARTINDALE MR CW & MRS KM MARTINDALE MR S P WHITE MR S P WHITE T J HASSALL & CO T J HASSALL & CO

Cow, in milk or calf, born before 01.01.14 Cow or Heifer, in milk or in calf, born in 2014 Heifer, born on or between 01.01.15 and 31.08.15 Heifer, born after 01.09.15 Pair of Animals, owned by Exhibitor

PEEBLES

DATE: 12th August 2017

JUDGE: Mr J Ramsay

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion Bull, any age

TEAM KASEY H3 SPRINGFIELD HERCULES 16 1. SPRINGFIELD HERCULES 16 2. WOODHALL HOWARD 16 1. COXHILL EMERALD 1. TEAM KASEY H3 2. SPRINGFIELD HONEY 1. TEAM KASEY H3 1. COXHILL EMERALD 2. SPRINGFIELD HERCULES 16 2. WOODHALL HOWARD 16 TEAM KASEY H3 TEAM KASEY H3

AUCHORACHAN WINGER WHITEMIRE KING KONG WHITEMIRE KING KONG CURAHEEN EMANUEL CURAHEEN TYSON AUCHORACHAN WINGER BANWY WONDERBOY AUCHORACHAN WINGER CURAHEEN TYSON WHITEMIRE KING KONG CURAHEEN EMANUEL AUCHORACHAN WINGER AUCHORACHAN WINGER

TEAM KASEY 8TH HAZELDEN JINGLE 1ST HAZELDEN JINGLE 1ST WOODHALL EXTRA COXHILL YASMIN TEAM KASEY 8TH WOODHALL BEAUTIFUL TEAM KASEY 8TH COXHILL YASMIN HAZELDEN JINGLE 1ST WOODHALL EXTRA TEAM KASEY 8TH TEAM KASEY 8TH

JAMES MCKAY WIGHTMAN GAVIN BROWN GAVIN BROWN GAVIN BROWN JAMES MCKAY WIGHTMAN JAMES MCKAY WIGHTMAN GAVIN BROWN JAMES MCKAY WIGHTMAN JAMES MCKAY WIGHTMAN GAVIN BROWN GAVIN BROWN JAMES MCKAY WIGHTMAN JAMES MCKAY WIGHTMAN

Cow, in calf or with calf at foot Yeld Heifer, born before 01.01.17 Best Pair

Interbreed - Supreme Beef Champion Interbreed - Champion of Champions

ROYAL BATH & WEST

SHOW RESULTS

Ivomec Super Pairs Qualifiers

DRUMLONE ANCHOR 09 HILLCREST CHAMPION

SIMMENTAL REVIEW 2017

Heifer, born on or after 01.01.16 and on or before 31.08.16

3. CLEENAGH GAYNOR 4. GLENOCK GRACE

DATE: 31st May to 3rd June 2017

JUDGE: Mr R Grenham

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion, Female Champion & Best Simmental bred by the Exhibitor Reserve Supreme Champion & Male Champion Reserve Male Champion Reserve Female Champion Bull, born before 2016

BEANHILL BUTTER

OMORGA VOLVO

BEANHILL TAMARA

MR & MRS R J & B E KIMBER

TILBROOK EARL 13 CASTLE HAMISH 16 DINTON VERITY 6TH 1. TILBROOK EARL 13

KILBRIDE FARM ANDREW 09 BEANHILL ENERGETIC 13 KEELDRUM CLIO 11 KILBRIDE FARM ANDREW 09

TILBROOK BONNIE BARROW WOOD AMY 2ND DINTON VERITY TILBROOK BONNIE

MR & MRS R J & B E KIMBER MR R J EDMUNDS MISS S V FRANCIS MR & MRS R J & B E KIMBER

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ROYAL CORNWALL

BEANHILL ENERGETIC 13 DINTON NAUTICAL FALONDENE CINCINNATI 11 OMORGA VOLVO HOCKENHULL MATTHEW SKERRINGTON ARMADA 09 FALONDENE CINCINNATI 11 STERLING DUKE 12 KEELDRUM CLIO 11 DIRNANEAN EMERALD 13

BARROW WOOD AMY 2ND PANBURY NERYS MAY DINTON BUBBLES BEANHILL TAMARA BEANHILL BUTTER BOSAHAN BABY DOLL MAGIC KILBRIDE FARM KUNNE 4S STERLING VIVIAN’S BLONDIE DINTON VERITY DIRNANEAN MEISE E24

MR R J EDMUNDS MR R J EDMUNDS MISS S V FRANCIS MR & MRS R J & B E KIMBER MR & MRS R J & B E KIMBER MISS J LEWIS MISS S V FRANCIS MISS J LEWIS MISS S V FRANCIS MISS S V FRANCIS

KILBRIDE FARM ANDREW 09

TILBROOK BONNIE

MR & MRS R J & B E KIMBER

OMORGA VOLVO

BEANHILL TAMARA

MR & MRS R J & B E KIMBER

OMORGA VOLVO

BEANHILL TAMARA

MR & MRS R J & B E KIMBER

BEANHILL ENERGETIC 13

BARROW WOOD AMY 2ND

MR R J EDMUNDS

OMORGA VOLVO

BEANHILL TAMARA

MR & MRS R J & B E KIMBER

DATE: 8th June to 10th June 2017

JUDGE: Mr G Clark

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion, Female Champion, Best Exhibitor Bred & Best Home Bred Animal Reserve Supreme Champion, Male Champion, Junior Champion & Best Bull Bred in Cornwall Best Animal Opposite Sex to Champion, Reserve Exhibitor Bred & Reserve Home Bred Animal Best Exhibitor, resident in Cornwall Reserve Best Animal Opposite Sex to Champion Reserve Male Champion & Reserve Best Bull bred in Cornwall Reserve Female Champion Reserve Junior Champion Bull, born before 01.01.16

STERLING CELIA’S FIFI

STERLING COTSWOLD 11

STERLING DOLORES CELIA

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

KILLIWORGIE HORNBLOWER 16

SKERRINGTON DESPERADO 12

BOARS HEAD MIRANDA

MR S A GUMMOW

KILLIWORGIE HORNBLOWER 16

SKERRINGTON DESPERADO 12

BOARS HEAD MIRANDA

MR S A GUMMOW

KILLIWORGIE HORNBLOWER 16 CHEGWIDDEN HERCULES 16

SKERRINGTON DESPERADO 12 CHEGWIDDEN ALFIE 09 9

BOARS HEAD MIRANDA CHEGWIDDEN BELLE

MR S A GUMMOW MRS V HALL

CHEGWIDDEN HERCULES 16

CHEGWIDDEN ALFIE 09 9

CHEGWIDDEN BELLE

MRS V HALL

KILLIWORGIE GRACES CAMELIA STERLING BARCARDI’S HOPE

LAKESIDE WARRIOR AUCHORACHAN ACDC 09 9

BOARS HEAD GRACE 4TH STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI

MR S A GUMMOW BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

1. STERLING GINO 15 2. CHEGWIDDEN GISMO 15 1. KILLIWORGIE HORNBLOWER 16 2. BOSAHAN HECTOR 16 3. BOSAHAN HARLEQUIN 16 1. CHEGWIDDEN HERCULES 16 2. CHEGWIDDEN HECTOR 16 3. SOWENNA HERBY 16 4. KILLIWORGIE CAMELIAS HONEY 1. KILLIWORGIE GRACES CAMELIA

AUCHORACHAN WIZARD DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY SKERRINGTON DESPERADO 12 SKERRINGTON ARMADA 09 SKERRINGTON ARMADA 09 CHEGWIDDEN ALFIE 09 9 CLONAGH TIGER GALLANT STERLING NELSON 2ND SKERRINGTON DESPERADO 12 LAKESIDE WARRIOR

STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI CHEGWIDDEN TILLY CHRISTOBEL BOARS HEAD MIRANDA STERLING NOONTIME’S WANDA BOSAHAN BRIONY CHEGWIDDEN BELLE CHEGWIDDEN ERMINTRUDE SOWENNA ANNIE’S DIAMOND KILLIWORGIE GRACES CAMELIA BOARS HEAD GRACE 4TH

J GREGORY MRS V HALL MR S A GUMMOW MR & MRS J OLDS MR & MRS J OLDS MRS V HALL MRS V HALL MR & MRS HAWKEY MR S A GUMMOW MR S A GUMMOW

1. STERLING CELIA’S FIFI

STERLING COTSWOLD 11

STERLING DOLORES CELIA

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

1. SOWENNA GALAXY 2. STERLING BACARDI’S GI GI 3. CHEGWIDDEN DILYS’S GIZELLE 1. STERLING BARCARDI’S HOPE 2. STERLING BACARDI’S HAWAII

SOWENNA TAMAR AUCHORACHAN ACDC 09 9 CLONAGH TIGER GALLANT AUCHORACHAN ACDC 09 9 ANNICK EXOCET 13

CELTIC BETTY STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI CHEGWIDDEN DILYS STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI

MR & MRS HAWKEY BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD MRS V HALL BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

1. SOWENNA GALAXY

SOWENNA TAMAR

CELTIC BETTY

MR & MRS HAWKEY

2. CHEGWIDDEN DILYS’S GIZELLE 1. BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD 2. MRS V HALL 3. MR & MRS HAWKEY STERLING CELIA’S FIFI 2. STERLING BARCARDI’S HOPE 2. KILLIWORGIE HORNBLOWER 16

CLONAGH TIGER GALLANT

CHEGWIDDEN DILYS

MRS V HALL

STERLING COTSWOLD 11 AUCHORACHAN ACDC 09 9 SKERRINGTON DESPERADO 12

STERLING DOLORES CELIA STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI BOARS HEAD MIRANDA

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD MR S A GUMMOW

Bull, born between 01.01.16 and 31.03.16

Bull or Heifer, born on or after 01.04.16

Cow, born before 01.01.14, in calf or with calf at foot Cow or Heifer, born in 2014, in milk with calf at foot or certified in calf and due to calve before 3 years of age Heifer, born on or between 01.01.15 and 31.12.15

Heifer, born on or between 01.01.16 and 31.03.16 Best Heifer Owned and bred by an Exhibitor resident in the Counties of Cornwall, Devon & Somerset Pair of Animals

Interbreed - Best Beef Cow bred by the Owner/Exhibitor Interbreed - Best Pair of Young Beef Animals

ROYAL COUNTY OF BERKSHIRE

DATE: 16th September to 17th September 2017

JUDGE: Mr N Blyth

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion & Junior Champion Reserve Junior Champion Bull, born before 01.01.16

STERLING CELIA’S FIFI STERLING BACARDI’S HAWAII STERLING HAYMAKER 16 1. TILBROOK EARL 13

STERLING COTSWOLD 11 ANNICK EXOCET 13 DOVEFIELDS GALLANT KILBRIDE FARM ANDREW 09

STERLING DOLORES CELIA STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI STERLING DOLORES PETRA TILBROOK BONNIE

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD MR & MRS R J & B E KIMBER

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1. STERLING HAYMAKER 16 2. LOPEMEDE HAROLD 16 3. LOPEMEDE HEAD HUNTER 16 Cow, in milk or in calf, born before 31.12.14 1. STERLING CELIA’S FIFI 2. BEANHILL BUTTER Heifer, born in 2015 1. STERLING BACARDI’S GI GI Maiden Heifer, born in 2016 1. STERLING BACARDI’S HAWAII 2. STERLING BARCARDI’S HOPE 3. HALLWAY HARRIET Calf, either sex, born on or after 01.01.17 1. STERLING FOXY’S IONA 2. BIDDLESDEN IRRESISTIBLE FLEUR Interbreed - The Burke Trophy Reserve Champion Beef Pair STERLING CELIA’S FIFI STERLING HAYMAKER 16 Interbreed - Champion Continental Open Group of Three STERLING FOXY’S IONA STERLING HAYMAKER 16 STERLING CELIA’S FIFI

STERLING DOLORES PETRA LOPEMEDE KISS ME KWIK 3 LOPEMEDE ELEGANT KOO STERLING DOLORES CELIA BEANHILL TAMARA STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI LOPEMEDE ELSPETH STERLING ANNA’S FOXY BOSAHAN FLEURISSIMO BABY STERLING DOLORES CELIA STERLING DOLORES PETRA STERLING ANNA’S FOXY STERLING DOLORES PETRA STERLING DOLORES CELIA

DATE: 28th June to 29th June 2017

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD J RIXON LTD J RIXON LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD MR & MRS R J & B E KIMBER BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD MISS J LEWIS BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD MISS J LEWIS BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

JUDGE: Mrs V Wood

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion & Female Champion Reserve Supreme Champion & Reserve Female Champion Male Champion & Junior Champion Reserve Male Champion & Reserve Junior Champion Best Animal Bred and Exhibited by a Breeder whose Herd is in Norfolk Reserve Best Animal Bred and Exhibited by a Breeder whose Herd is in Norfolk Heifer, born on or after 01.04.16 Heifer, born on or between 01.01.16 and 31.03.16

HEATHBROW SARAH’S ELEGANCE FIRCOVERT EDWINA WILLIAMS HOGWARTS 16 RAVENSDALE HARRIER 16

CELTIC COMET BURGHBRIDGE BRADLEY 10 CLONAGH DIEHARD GALLANT HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13

DIRNANEAN SARAH S8 FIRCOVERT BONNIE STERLING NAOMI’S WEDNESDAY RAVENSDALE GIRLIE 4TH

D A & L A SAPSED MR P GUNTHER MRS H CLARKE MR M K D HIND

WILLIAMS BELLE’S HANNAH

CLONAGH DIEHARD GALLANT

WILLIAMS LORETTE’S BELLE

MRS H CLARKE

FIRCOVERT HYACINTH

BURGHBRIDGE BRADLEY 10

FIRCOVERT COLLEEN

MR P GUNTHER

1. ST TRINIANS HOLLY 1. WILLIAMS BELLE’S HANNAH 2. FIRCOVERT HYACINTH 1. HEATHBROW GYPSY ROSE 2. ST TRINIANS GOLD-DIGGER 3. BLUE CEDAR WHEAT EAR 1. HEATHBROW GRAND DUCHESS 2. THEBERTON GENEVIEVE

TEAM WISCONSIN CLONAGH DIEHARD GALLANT BURGHBRIDGE BRADLEY 10 DIRNANEAN WELCOME 1 TEAM WISCONSIN WROXALL ABACUS 09 9 HOCKENHULL KRAMER KEY DANDY 12

ADDLETHORPE WILDES LUCY 4 WILLIAMS LORETTE’S BELLE FIRCOVERT COLLEEN DARSHAM SMASH HIT ST TRINIANS APRIL LOPEMEDE WHEAT EAR 4 HEATHBROW DUCHESS THEBERTON KATHARAS

MISS KIRSTY MCCAIG MRS H CLARKE MR P GUNTHER D A & L A SAPSED MISS KIRSTY MCCAIG NIGEL DARLING D A & L A SAPSED MR & MRS LJ DOWLEY

1. FIRCOVERT FANTASY

FIRCOVERT CHESTER 11

FIRCOVERT CECILIA

MR P GUNTHER

2. THEBERTON FLEUR 1. FIRCOVERT EDWINA 2. HEATHBROW SARAH’S ELEGANCE 1. WILLIAMS HARRY POTTER 16 2. RAVENSDALE HURRICANE 16 3. BLUE CEDAR HUCKLEY 16 1. WILLIAMS HOGWARTS 16 2. RAVENSDALE HARRIER 16 3. SCOTLAND HILL HERCULES 16 4. RAVENSDALE HAWK 16 1. THEBERTON FALCON 14 2. THEBERTON GENESIS 15 3. FIRCOVERT GLADIATOR 15 1. HEATHBROW GRAND DUCHESS 1. HEATHBROW SARAH’S ELEGANCE 1. HEATHBROW GYPSY ROSE 2. RAVENSDALE HURRICANE 16 2. RAVENSDALE HARRIER 16 2. RAVENSDALE HAWK 16 WILLIAMS HOGWARTS 16 WILLIAMS HOGWARTS 16 HEATHBROW GYPSY ROSE HEATHBROW GRAND DUCHESS HEATHBROW SARAH’S ELEGANCE 4. WILLIAMS BELLE’S HANNAH 4. THEBERTON GENEVIEVE 4. WILLIAMS HOGWARTS 16 4. HELGA

SALISBURY CHALLENGER BURGHBRIDGE BRADLEY 10 CELTIC COMET HEATHBROW TRISTAR HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13 WROXALL ABACUS 09 9 CLONAGH DIEHARD GALLANT HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13 GLENTURK EXTRA SPECIAL 13 HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13 CELTIC BRYAN KEY DANDY 12 BURGHBRIDGE BRADLEY 10 HOCKENHULL KRAMER CELTIC COMET DIRNANEAN WELCOME 1 HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13 HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13 HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13 CLONAGH DIEHARD GALLANT CLONAGH DIEHARD GALLANT DIRNANEAN WELCOME 1 HOCKENHULL KRAMER CELTIC COMET CLONAGH DIEHARD GALLANT KEY DANDY 12 CLONAGH DIEHARD GALLANT

THEBERTON CAROLINE FIRCOVERT BONNIE DIRNANEAN SARAH S8 STERLING GRACE’S WILHEMINA RAVENSDALE GOLDIE 8TH HUNNYHILL WENDY STERLING NAOMI’S WEDNESDAY RAVENSDALE GIRLIE 4TH SCOTLAND HILL WISTERIA ECHO RAVENSDALE HEIRESS 5TH THEBERTON ABAGAIL THEBERTON SPIRIT FIRCOVERT CECILIA HEATHBROW DUCHESS DIRNANEAN SARAH S8 DARSHAM SMASH HIT RAVENSDALE GOLDIE 8TH RAVENSDALE GIRLIE 4TH RAVENSDALE HEIRESS 5TH STERLING NAOMI’S WEDNESDAY STERLING NAOMI’S WEDNESDAY DARSHAM SMASH HIT HEATHBROW DUCHESS DIRNANEAN SARAH S8 WILLIAMS LORETTE’S BELLE THEBERTON KATHARAS STERLING NAOMI’S WEDNESDAY

MR & MRS LJ DOWLEY MR P GUNTHER D A & L A SAPSED MRS H CLARKE MR M K D HIND NIGEL DARLING MRS H CLARKE MR M K D HIND MR THOMAS HILL MR M K D HIND MR & MRS LJ DOWLEY MR & MRS LJ DOWLEY MR P GUNTHER D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED MR M K D HIND MR M K D HIND MR M K D HIND MRS H CLARKE MRS H CLARKE D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED MRS H CLARKE MR & MRS LJ DOWLEY MRS H CLARKE MRS H CLARKE

Heifer, born on or between 01.04.15 and 31.12.15

Heifer, born on or between 01.01.15 and 31.03.15 Cow, in milk or with calf at foot, born between 01.01.14 and 31.12.14 Cow, in milk, in calf or with calf at foot, born prior to 2014 Bull, born on or after 01.04.16

Bull, born on or between 01.01.16 and 31.03.16

Bull, born in or prior to 2015

Group of Three Animals , owned and bred by Exhibitor

Interbreed - Champion Junior Continental Bull Interbreed - Champion Junior Bull Interbreed - Champion Group of Three Beef Cattle

Interbreed - Interbreed Commercial Beef Competition

SOUTH OF ENGLAND CLASS & POSITION

DATE: 8th June to 10th June 2017 NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

Supreme Champion, Female Champion & Junior Champion HEATHBROW SARAH’S HOLLY

HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13

Reserve Supreme Champion

DIRNANEAN SHANE

BEECHES GLADYS

SHOW RESULTS

ROYAL NORFOLK

DOVEFIELDS GALLANT MOLDAU ERASMUS LOPEMEDE DICTATOR 12 STERLING COTSWOLD 11 OMORGA VOLVO AUCHORACHAN ACDC 09 9 ANNICK EXOCET 13 AUCHORACHAN ACDC 09 9 ISLAVALE DEBONAIR 2 12 STERLING GINO 15 HEATHBROW FREDDIE STAR 14 STERLING COTSWOLD 11 DOVEFIELDS GALLANT STERLING GINO 15 DOVEFIELDS GALLANT STERLING COTSWOLD 11

SIMMENTAL REVIEW 2017

Bull, born on or after 01.01.16

JUDGE: Mr M Barlow DAM

EXHIBITOR

HEATHBROW SARAH’S ELEGANCE BEECHES WILMA

NICHOLA OSGOOD C H CARTER

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SHOW RESULTS SOUTH OF ENGLAND - CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGE Male Champion & Best Exhibit of Opposite Sex to RAVENSDALE HARRIER 16 Champion Heifer, born on or after 01.04.16 1. BOARS HEAD NELLY 6TH Heifer, born on or after 01.01.16 and on or before 1. HEATHBROW SARAH’S HOLLY 31.03.16 2. BOARS HEAD ANNABELLE Heifer, born on or after 01.01.15 1. BEECHES GLADYS 2. BOARS HEAD KARINA 6TH Bull, born on or after 01.01.16 and on or before 31.03.16 1. RAVENSDALE HARRIER 16 2. RAVENSDALE HAWK 16 3. BOARS HEAD HARLEQUIN 16 Bull, born on or after 01.04.16 1. RAVENSDALE HURRICANE 16 Group of Three Animals, owned and bred by the same 1. MR M K D HIND Exhibitor 2. MR R J GRENHAM Interbreed - Reserve Supreme Male Beef Champion RAVENSDALE HARRIER 16

STAFFORDSHIRE COUNTY

HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13

RAVENSDALE GIRLIE 4TH

MR M K D HIND

DRUMSLEED EXPLOSION 13

MR R J GRENHAM

DRUMSLEED EXPLOSION 13 DIRNANEAN SHANE SKERRINGTON VANGUARD HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13 HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13 DRUMSLEED EXPLOSION 13 HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13

OAKHILL NELLY 20 HEATHBROW SARAH’S ELEGANCE BROADREED ANNABELLE 2ND BEECHES WILMA BOARS HEAD KARINA RAVENSDALE GIRLIE 4TH RAVENSDALE HEIRESS 5TH HOCKENHULL TRUDY 36TH RAVENSDALE GOLDIE 8TH

HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13

RAVENSDALE GIRLIE 4TH

MR M K D HIND

HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13

DATE: 31st May to 1st June 2017

NICHOLA OSGOOD MR R J GRENHAM C H CARTER MR R J GRENHAM MR M K D HIND MR M K D HIND MR R J GRENHAM MR M K D HIND

JUDGE: Mr K Atkin

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion & Female Champion Reserve Supreme Champion & Male Champion Reserve Male Champion Reserve Female Champion Heifer, born on or between 01.01.15 and 31.05.16

WROXALL GLINKO-ZILLA LANCELOT HUGO 16 EATON HOKEY COKEY 16 LANCELOT CHRIS 4TH 1. WROXALL GLINKO-ZILLA 2. EATON HATASHA 1. LANCELOT CHRIS 4TH 1. LANCELOT HUGO 16 1. EATON HOKEY COKEY 16 1. A J & S D HEATH 3. SIMMENTAL

TISET DARWIN RATHLEE BEN KILBRIDE FARM COMBER 11 ULCEBY RUPERT TISET DARWIN TILBROOK CORPORAL 11 ULCEBY RUPERT RATHLEE BEN KILBRIDE FARM COMBER 11

WROXALL CROWN-JEWEL STARLINE KARINA 26TH POPES WHISPERS COCO LANCELOT CHRIS WROXALL CROWN-JEWEL FOLE NATASHA 21 LANCELOT CHRIS STARLINE KARINA 26TH POPES WHISPERS COCO

C H EVANS & SON MR & MRS J MEE A J & S D HEATH MR & MRS J MEE C H EVANS & SON A J & S D HEATH MR & MRS J MEE MR & MRS J MEE A J & S D HEATH

Cow, in milk or in calf or Heifer in calf, born in 2014 Bull, born on or between 01.04.16 and 31.12.16 Bull, born on or between 01.01.16 and 31.03.16 Pair Interbreed - Group of Three Continental

STITHIANS

DATE: 17th July 2017

JUDGE: Mr A Palk

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion Cow or Heifer, in milk or in calf, born before 01.01.15 Heifer, born in 2015

BOSAHAN HECTOR 16 KILLIWORGIE CAMELIAS HONEY 1. KILLIWORGIE GRACES CAMELIA 1. WELLATREE GEM 2. KILLIWORGIE CAMELIAS GRACIE 3. BOSAHAN GEORGIA CRUZ 1. WELLATREE HONEYBUN 2. KILLIWORGIE CAMELIAS HONEY 1. BOSAHAN HECTOR 16 2. SKYLARK GERONIMO 15 3. WELLATREE HANDSOME HERMES 16 1. WELLATREE GEM 1. WELLATREE HONEYBUN 2. KILLIWORGIE GRACES CAMELIA 2. KILLIWORGIE CAMELIAS HONEY 3. BOSAHAN HECTOR 16 3. BOSAHAN GEORGIA CRUZ

SKERRINGTON ARMADA 09 SKERRINGTON DESPERADO 12 LAKESIDE WARRIOR LAKESIDE WARRIOR KILLIWORGIE EMPEROR 13 SKERRINGTON ARMADA 09 SPERRIN VIEW DIRECTOR 12 SKERRINGTON DESPERADO 12 SKERRINGTON ARMADA 09 TILBROOK DEBONAIR 12 SPERRIN VIEW DIRECTOR 12 LAKESIDE WARRIOR SPERRIN VIEW DIRECTOR 12 LAKESIDE WARRIOR SKERRINGTON DESPERADO 12 SKERRINGTON ARMADA 09 SKERRINGTON ARMADA 09

STERLING NOONTIME’S WANDA KILLIWORGIE GRACES CAMELIA BOARS HEAD GRACE 4TH BEECHES AMBER 09 KILLIWORGIE GRACES CAMELIA BOSAHAN CRUZ VELIA BEECHES DOT KILLIWORGIE GRACES CAMELIA STERLING NOONTIME’S WANDA SKYLARK DIANA 2ND BEECHES AMBER 09 BEECHES AMBER 09 BEECHES DOT BOARS HEAD GRACE 4TH KILLIWORGIE GRACES CAMELIA STERLING NOONTIME’S WANDA BOSAHAN CRUZ VELIA

MR & MRS J OLDS MR S A GUMMOW MR S A GUMMOW MR & MRS J BUCKLAND MR S A GUMMOW MR & MRS J OLDS MR & MRS J BUCKLAND MR S A GUMMOW MR & MRS J OLDS MR A J HART MR & MRS J BUCKLAND MR & MRS J BUCKLAND MR & MRS J BUCKLAND MR S A GUMMOW MR S A GUMMOW MR & MRS J OLDS MR & MRS J OLDS

Heifer, born in 2016 Bull, any age

Pairs

SUFFOLK

DATE: 31st May to 1st June 2017

JUDGE: Mr A Clarke

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion & Female Champion Reserve Supreme Champion & Male Champion Reserve Male Champion Reserve Female Champion Bull, born on or after 01.04.16

HEATHBROW SARAH’S ELEGANCE WILLIAMS HARRY POTTER 16 WILLIAMS HOGWARTS 16 HEATHBROW GRAND DUCHESS 1. WILLIAMS HARRY POTTER 16 2. WILLIAMS HOGWARTS 16 1. FIRCOVERT GLADIATOR 15 2. THEBERTON GENESIS 15 1. WILLIAMS BELLE’S HANNAH 2. FIRCOVERT HYACINTH

CELTIC COMET HEATHBROW TRISTAR CLONAGH DIEHARD GALLANT HOCKENHULL KRAMER HEATHBROW TRISTAR CLONAGH DIEHARD GALLANT BURGHBRIDGE BRADLEY 10 KEY DANDY 12 CLONAGH DIEHARD GALLANT BURGHBRIDGE BRADLEY 10

DIRNANEAN SARAH S8 STERLING GRACE’S WILHEMINA STERLING NAOMI’S WEDNESDAY HEATHBROW DUCHESS STERLING GRACE’S WILHEMINA STERLING NAOMI’S WEDNESDAY FIRCOVERT CECILIA THEBERTON SPIRIT WILLIAMS LORETTE’S BELLE FIRCOVERT COLLEEN

D A & L A SAPSED MRS H CLARKE MRS H CLARKE D A & L A SAPSED MRS H CLARKE MRS H CLARKE MR P GUNTHER MR & MRS LJ DOWLEY MRS H CLARKE MR P GUNTHER

1. THEBERTON FLEUR

SALISBURY CHALLENGER

THEBERTON CAROLINE

MR & MRS LJ DOWLEY

1. HEATHBROW SARAH’S ELEGANCE 2. FIRCOVERT EDWINA

CELTIC COMET BURGHBRIDGE BRADLEY 10

DIRNANEAN SARAH S8 FIRCOVERT BONNIE

D A & L A SAPSED MR P GUNTHER

Bull, born before 01.01.16 Heifer, born on or after 01.04.16 Cow, in milk or in calf or Heifer, in calf, born in 2014, having calved before 3 years of age Cow, in milk or in calf, born before 01.01.14

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Interbreed - Champion Beef Group of Three

1. HEATHBROW SARAH’S ELEGANCE 1. HEATHBROW GRAND DUCHESS 1. HEATHBROW GYPSY ROSE 2. WILLIAMS BELLE’S HANNAH 2. WILLIAMS CRYSTAL’S HELGA 2. WILLIAMS HOGWARTS 16 HEATHBROW GRAND DUCHESS HEATHBROW GYPSY ROSE HEATHBROW SARAH’S ELEGANCE

TIVYSIDE

CELTIC COMET HOCKENHULL KRAMER DIRNANEAN WELCOME 1 CLONAGH DIEHARD GALLANT CLONAGH DIEHARD GALLANT CLONAGH DIEHARD GALLANT HOCKENHULL KRAMER DIRNANEAN WELCOME 1 CELTIC COMET

DIRNANEAN SARAH S8 HEATHBROW DUCHESS DARSHAM SMASH HIT WILLIAMS LORETTE’S BELLE WILLIAMS SIMONE’S CRYSTAL STERLING NAOMI’S WEDNESDAY HEATHBROW DUCHESS DARSHAM SMASH HIT DIRNANEAN SARAH S8

DATE: 8th July 2017

D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED MRS H CLARKE MRS H CLARKE MRS H CLARKE D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED D A & L A SAPSED

JUDGE: Mr G Richards

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

HIRWAUN ALICE CRACKLEY LIDI 11G 1. CWARRE CINDERELLA’S HAZE 2. HIRWAUN HOLLY 1. CRACKLEY LIDI 11G 1. HIRWAUN ALICE

HIRWAUN ROONEY HOLM DANNI DENIZES EXCLUSIVE 13 BLACKFORD RINGLEADER HOLM DANNI HIRWAUN ROONEY

HIRWAUN CADI CRACKLEY LIDI 10D ALREB CINDERELLA HIRWAUN ALICE CRACKLEY LIDI 10D HIRWAUN CADI

MR A DAVIES ANWEN JONES RICHARD JAMES CUMMING MR A DAVIES ANWEN JONES MR A DAVIES

TURRIFF

DATE: 30th July to 31st July 2017

JUDGE: Mr A Ivory

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion, Female Champion & Best Animal Bred by Exhibitor Reserve Supreme Champion, Male Champion, Best Junior Bull & Best Animal of Opposite Sex to Champion Reserve Female Champion Reserve Male Champion Bull, one year old

CORSKIE DISCO

ISLAVALE SABRE

CORSKIE SWIRL

MR WJ & J GREEN

AUCHORACHAN GANGSTER 15

KILBRIDE FARM BANTRY 10

AUCHORACHAN WENDY

D & R DURNO & SONS

CORSKIE GRACEFUL CORSKIE HARRY 16 1. AUCHORACHAN GANGSTER 15 2. CORSKIE HARBRO 16 1. CORSKIE HARRY 16 2. GARMOUTH ICEMAN 17 1. CORSKIE DISCO 2. CORSKIE CLOVER 1. CORSKIE GE-ENNA 1. CORSKIE GRACEFUL 3. REDHILL HOLLY 1. MR WJ & J GREEN MR WJ & J GREEN

BEL DHU CAPERCAILLIE 11 DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 KILBRIDE FARM BANTRY 10 DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 ISLAVALE SABRE POPES LAIRD BEL DHU CAPERCAILLIE 11 BEL DHU CAPERCAILLIE 11 WILLIAMS EDDIE 13

CORSKIE WILMA CORSKIE BLOSSOM 10TH AUCHORACHAN WENDY CORSKIE BABSIE CORSKIE BLOSSOM 10TH CORSKIE CLOVER CORSKIE SWIRL CORSKIE WREN CORSKIE DE-ENNA CORSKIE WILMA REDHILL ANITA 11TH

MR WJ & J GREEN MR WJ & J GREEN D & R DURNO & SONS MR WJ & J GREEN MR WJ & J GREEN LAURA GREEN MR WJ & J GREEN LAURA GREEN MR WJ & J GREEN MR WJ & J GREEN A & A WRIGHT

Bull Calf, under one year old on the day of the Show Cow, born on or before 31.07.13 Heifer, born between 01.08.14 and 31.07.15 Heifer, born between 01.08.15 and 31.07.16 Group of Three Interbreed - Champion Beef Group of Three

WESTMORLAND

DATE: 14th September 2017

JUDGE: Mr I Green

CLASS & POSITION

NAME OF ANIMAL

SIRE

DAM

EXHIBITOR

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion & Best Exhibitor Bred Animal Bull, born on or after 01.08.16

NEWBIEMAINS FANTASY BLACKPOOL GWENTH 1. BLACKPOOL HARPER 16 2. TIRLEY HEATHCROFT 16 3. BLACKPOOL HUMBUG 16 1. NEWBIEMAINS FANTASY 2. BLACKPOOL FLORANCE 1. BLACKPOOL GWENTH 2. DOLPHINHOLME ISABELLE ZOOMA 3. FISHPOOL GALAXY 1. BLACKPOOL GWENTH 1. BLACKPOOL HARPER 16 1. BLACKPOOL GWENTH 1. BLACKPOOL HARPER 16

LISGLASS CHURCHILL 11 BLACKPOOL ELY 13 BLACKPOOL ELY 13 VALE ROYAL FREE SPIRIT 14 BLACKPOOL ELY 13 LISGLASS CHURCHILL 11 BLACKPOOL CHRISTIAN 11 BLACKPOOL ELY 13 BLACKPOOL GRAYSON 15 BENAVENTE ELADIO 13 BLACKPOOL ELY 13 BLACKPOOL ELY 13 BLACKPOOL ELY 13 BLACKPOOL ELY 13

NEWBIEMAINS BUGSY BLACKPOOL EDWINA BLACKPOOL BLUEBELL BURGHBRIDGE EMILY 19TH BLACKPOOL TOFFEE NEWBIEMAINS BUGSY BLACKPOOL CELINA BLACKPOOL EDWINA BLACKPOOL FLORANCE MOSS HALL EMILY BLACKPOOL EDWINA BLACKPOOL BLUEBELL BLACKPOOL EDWINA BLACKPOOL BLUEBELL

KELLY & CAROL SAUNDERS J DAVID LOFTUS J DAVID LOFTUS MR S P WHITE J DAVID LOFTUS KELLY & CAROL SAUNDERS MARK GORST J DAVID LOFTUS MARK GORST T J HASSALL & CO J DAVID LOFTUS J DAVID LOFTUS J DAVID LOFTUS J DAVID LOFTUS

Heifer, in calf or with calf at foot Maiden Heifer, under 30 months

Pair of Animals, owned by Exhibitor Interbreed - Best Pair of Cattle

Year Letter for 2018 is

SHOW RESULTS

CLASS & POSITION

Supreme Champion Reserve Supreme Champion Maiden Heifer Heifer, in calf or with calf at foot Cow, in calf or with calf at foot

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Group of Three, property of and bred by the same Exhibitor

J 18

The Year letter for Bulls born in 2018 is J followed by the year 18 eg: Prefix Jerry 18

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INTERBREED SUCCESSES ABERYSTWYTH SHOW

Interbreed - Supreme Female Champion Hirwaun Alice - Mr A Davies

BLACK ISLE SHOW

Interbreed – Supreme Interbreed Champion Blackford Hero 16 – Mr W G MacPherson

CAMBORNE SHOW Interbreed - Reserve Supreme Interbreed Champion Skylark Geronimo 15 - Mr A J Hart Interbreed - Champion Interbreed Pair of Uncalved Heifers Bosahan Flavia Alesha - Mr A J Hart Wellatree Gem - Mr & Mrs J Buckland

Interbreed – Reserve Supreme Male Champion Banwy Heartbreaker 16 - Mr R E Jones

ARMAGH SHOW Interbreed – Champion Beef Pair Ashland Humdinger 16 – Mr P Kelly Raceview Hercules 713 – Mr P Kelly Interbreed - Champion Breed

ASHBOURNE SHOW Interbreed - Reserve Supreme Champion Kennox Diva’s Gena - Mr D Donnelly Interbreed - Open Beef Pairs 2. Storersmith Highwayman 16 Mr & Mrs R & L Storer Smith 2. Storersmith Ghost Rider 15 Mr & Mrs R & L Storer Smith

AYLSHAM SHOW Interbreed – Champion Beef Pair Fircovert Edwina – Mr P Gunther Fircovert Fantasy – Mr P Gunther

BALLYMENA SHOW Interbreed - Reserve Overall Beef Champion Lisglass Goddess - J L & C J Weatherup Interbreed - Champion Breed

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Interbreed - Reserve Champion Interbreed Team of Five Pedigree Females Killiworgie Graces Camelia - Mr S A Gummow Bosahan Flavia Alesha - Mr A J Hart Wellatree Gem - Mr & Mrs J Buckland Bosahan Georgia Cruz - Mr & Mrs J Olds Wellatree Honeybun - Mr & Mrs J Buckland

CASTLEWELLAN SHOW Interbreed – Reserve Supreme Interbreed Beef Champion Raceview Goldie Dreamer – Mr W D Hazelton Interbreed – Champion Young Beef Pedigree Heifer Ranfurly Weikel 18th H2 - Mr W D Hazelton

CLOGHER VALLEY SHOW Interbreed – Reserve Interbreed Beef Champion Whitdrum Vicky – Mr Jason Whitcroft Interbreed – Bank of Ireland/Nisa Pedigree Junior Bull Champion Corrick Hamlet 16 – Mr C McIlwaine


SIMMENTAL REVIEW 2017

COTHI BRIDGE SHOW

GREAT YORKSHIRE SHOW

Interbreed – Reserve Supreme Champion Hirwaun Alice – Mr A Davies

EDENBRIDGE & OXTED SHOW Interbreed – Reserve Supreme Beef Champion Sterling Celia’s Fifi - Boddingtons Estates Ltd Interbreed – Supreme Champion Beef Male Sterling Haymaker 16 - Boddingtons Estates Ltd

Interbreed – Continental Beef Heifer Sweepstake 1. Sterling Barcardi’s Hope - Boddingtons Estates Ltd

INTERBREED SUCCESSES

Interbreed – Reserve Supreme Champion Beef Female Sterling Celia’s Fifi - Boddingtons Estates Ltd Interbreed – Supreme Champion Beef Animal Popes Princess Cleo - M/S J H & V G Wood

Interbreed – Continental Bull, born on or after 01.01.16 1. Sterling Haymaker 16 – Boddingtons Estates Ltd Interbreed – Group of Three Beef Animals 2. D A & L A Sapsed 3. Boddingtons Estates Ltd

ENNISKILLEN SHOW Interbreed – Supreme Beef Champion Corrick Hamlet 16 – Mr C McIlwaine Interbreed – Reserve Junior Beef Group Newbiemains Goldies Special One - Jim & Patricia Goldie Denizes Melody 22nd - Mr M A Barlow Popes Rhona - M/S J H & V G Wood Sterling Bacardi’s Hawaii - Boddingtons Estates Ltd

HERTFORDSHIRE COUNTY SHOW Interbreed - Continental Group of Three 3. D A & L A Sapsed 4. Mr J A Griffin & Mrs S Arkley Interbreed – Champion Beef Heifer Raceview Goldie Dreamer – Mr W D Hazelton The Ranfurly Herd’s Raceview Goldie Dreamer was winner of the NISA and Linden Foods Interbreed Beef Heifer Championship which attracted 21 qualifiers at Fermanagh County Show. She was also crowned 2017 NI Female of the Year at the Enniskillen venue.

FISHGUARD SHOW

Interbreed - Beef Calf, born on or after 01.01.17, handler aged 26 years or under on Showday 1. Biddlesden Irresistible Fleur – Miss J Lewis Interbreed - Beef Calf, born between 01.09.16 and 31.12.16, handler aged 26 years or under on Showday 1. D A & L A Sapsed Interbreed – Champion Beef Calf D A & L A Sapsed

KEITH SHOW

Interbreed – Supreme Champion Pair Cwarre Cinderella’s Haze – Richard James Cumming Cwarre High Hopes – Richard James Cumming

Interbreed – Overall Interbreed Champion Islavale Hogan 16 – Mr W S Stronach

GREAT ECCLESTON SHOW

Interbreed – Overall Junior Interbreed Champion Islavale Hogan 16 – Mr W S Stronach

Interbreed – Supreme Interbreed Champion Popes Princess Cleo - M/S J H & V G Wood

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INTERBREED SUCCESSES KENT COUNTY SHOW

NAIRN SHOW

Interbreed – Reserve Champion Beef Animal Heathbrow Sarah’s Elegance – D A & L A Sapsed

Interbreed – 2nd Place Group of Three Beef Animals Mr WJ & J Green

Interbreed – Reserve Junior Beef Champion Ravensdale Harrier 16 – Mr M K D Hind

NEILSTON SHOW

Interbreed – Champion Beef Breeder Bull Ravensdale Harrier 16 – Mr M K D Hind

Interbreed – Champion of Champions Kennox Taras Gem – Mr David Craig

Interbreed – Beef Breeder Bull of Continental Origin 1. Ravensdale Harrier 16 – Mr M K D Hind 2. Ravensdale Hawk 16 – Mr M K D Hind 3. Ravensdale Hurricane 16 – Mr M K D Hind

NEW FOREST & HAMPSHIRE COUNTY SHOW

Interbreed – Champion Beef Pair D A & L A Sapsed

Interbreed – Continental Beef Bull, any age 1. Sway Harlequin 16 – Mrs & Mrs S & L Blomfield 2. Sway Hector 16 – Mrs & Mrs S & L Blomfield

LINCOLNSHIRE SHOW

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE COUNTY SHOW Interbreed - Best Group of Three 3. Mr P Gunther Interbreed – Best Group of Four 3. Mr D Donnelly

OMAGH Interbreed – Reserve Supreme Beef Champion Corrick Hamlet 16 – Mr C McIlwaine

PEEBLES SHOW Interbreed – Supreme Beef Champion Team Kasey H3 – James McKay Wightman Interbreed – Reserve Supreme Beef Champion Midhope Firstlight Tinsel – Mr W J Hollingsworth

Interbreed – Champion of Champions Team Kasey H3 – James McKay Wightman

ROYAL BATH & WEST SHOW Interbreed - Reserve Supreme Continental Champion Beanhill Butter - Mr & Mrs R J & B E Kimber

ROYAL CORNWALL SHOW Interbreed – Best Beef Cow bred by the Owner/ Exhibitor Sterling Celia’s Fifi – Boddington Estates Ltd

Interbreed – Supreme Junior Beef Champion Williams Hogwarts 16 – Mrs H Clarke Interbreed – Champion Pair Mrs H Clarke Interbreed – Reserve Champion Group of Three Scotland Hill Hercules 16 – Mr Thomas Hill Midhope Firstlight Tinsel – Mr W J Hollingsworth Midhope Heavenly Light - Mr W J Hollingsworth

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ROYAL HIGHLAND SHOW

Interbreed – The Burke Trophy Reserve Champion Beef Pair Sterling Celia’s Fifi – Boddington Estates Ltd Sterling Haymaker 16 – Boddingtons Estates Ltd

INTERBREED SUCCESSES

Interbreed – Reserve Overall Beef Champion Kennox Taras Gem – Mr David Craig

Interbreed – Champion Continental Group of Three Sterling Foxy’s Iona - Boddington Estates Ltd Sterling Haymaker - Boddington Estates Ltd Sterling Celia’s Fifi - Boddington Estates Ltd

ROYAL NORFOLK SHOW Interbreed – Champion Junior Bull Williams Hogwarts 16 - Mrs H Clarke Interbreed – Champion Junior Continental Bull Williams Hogwarts 16 - Mrs H Clarke

Interbreed – Second Reserve Beef Team Popes Fearless 14 – M/S J H & V G Wood Popes Princess Cleo - M/S J H & V G Wood Kennox Taras Gem – Mr David Craig Sterling Bacardi’s Hawaii – Boddington Estates Ltd Interbreed – Beef Recorded Bull Continental Class 391A 1. Blackford Galaxy 15 - Mr W G MacPherson 2. Drumsleed Horatio 16 – Mr G W Smith 3. Corskie Gambler 15 – Mr WJ & J Green 4. Braegarrie Gunner 15 – D L & S Currie Interbreed - Beef Recorded Bull Continental Class 391B 3. Corskie Harbro 16 - Mr WJ & J Green 6. Drumsleed Harvester 16 - Mr G W Smith

Interbreed – Champion Group of Three Beef Cattle Heathbrow Gypsy Rose - D A & L A Sapsed Heathbrow Grand Duchess - D A & L A Sapsed Heathbrow Sarah’s Elegance - D A & L A Sapsed Interbreed – Interbreed Commercial Beef Competition 4. Williams Belle’s Hannah - Mrs H Clarke 4. Theberton Genevieve – Mr & Mrs LJ Dowley 4. Williams Hogwarts 16 – Mrs H Clarke 4. Helga – Mrs H Clarke

Interbreed – Beef Breeder Continental Champion Blackford Galaxy 15 - Mr W G MacPherson

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INTERBREED SUCCESSES ROYAL ULSTER BALMORAL SHOW

SCOTTISH NATIONAL SHOW – PERTH

Interbreed – Second Reserve Overall Junior Beef Champion Ashland Humdinger 16 – Mr P Kelly

Interbreed – Champion of Champions Kennox Taras Gem – Mr David Craig

ROYAL WELSH SHOW

Interbreed – Overall Beef Champion Kennox Taras Gem – Mr David Craig

Interbreed – Champion Junior Bull Islavale Hogan 16 – Mr W S Stronach Interbreed – Supreme Beef Champion Popes Princess Cleo - M/S J H & V G Wood

Interbreed - Fitzhugh Championship - Reserve Beef Pair Popes Princess Cleo - M/S J H & V G Wood Popes Fearless 14 - M/S J H & V G Wood

Interbreed – Champion Beef Pair Islavale Hogan 16 – Mr W S Stronach Islavale Huntly 16 – Mr W S Stronach

SOUTH OF ENGLAND Interbreed – Reserve Supreme Male Beef Champion Ravensdale Harrier 16 – Mr M K D Hind

STAFFORDSHIRE COUNTY SHOW Interbreed – Group of Three Continental

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SUFFOLK SHOW

WESTMORLAND SHOW

Interbreed – Champion Beef Group of Three Heathbrow Grand Duchess - D A & L A Sapsed Heathbrow Gypsy Rose - D A & L A Sapsed Heathbrow Sarah’s Elegance - D A & L A Sapsed

TURRIFF SHOW Interbreed – Champion Beef Group of Three Mr WJ & J Green

INTERBREED SUCCESSES

WELSH NATIONAL SHOW – PEMBROKESHIRE COUNTY

Interbreed – Champion Pair Blackpool Gwenth - J David Loftus Blackpool Harper 16 - J David Loftus

Interbreed – Supreme Beef Champion Hirwaun Alice – Mr A Davies

Interbreed – Champion Group of Five Hirwaun Alice – Mr A Davies Crackley Lidi 11G – Anwen Jones Banwy Heartbreaker 16 – Mr R E Jones Gwili Gwenan – Mr M K Beynon Cwarre Cinderella’s Haze – Richard James Cumming

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FOCUS ON

Focus on ONE OF OUR

Club’s Chairmen CRAIG HOLLINGSWORTH

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y grandad bought our farm in 1945. He was a butcher and a slaughterman and would buy cattle from markets in and around Yorkshire to sell in his butchers’ shops. I have many fond memories of going to the markets with him from a young age. Dad bought our first Simmental bull, Sterling Manhattan, in 1984 to put on our Friesian milk cows and was that impressed with his calves, that we bought our first pedigree cows in 1987. I bought my own first heifer in 1989 from the Sacombe herd, at a premier breeder’s sale. My main interests growing up was playing rugby from the age of 13 until I was 38. I had the chance of playing for some of the bigger clubs in Yorkshire, after I represented my county but chose to stay loyal to my local club, which I captained. I also won player of the year a few times. With my local club, we were promoted on a few occasions and won the Yorkshire bowl, and South Yorkshire cup, a proud achievement for a small club. Since retiring from rugby, my main focuses are on the farm and family. 

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What car do you drive?

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What is your favourite drink?

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Favourite Film?

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Favourite Holiday Destination?

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What is your taste in music?

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Favourite Book?

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I drive a Land Rover Defender 110

My favourite drink is coffee

Favourite film is the Rocky series

Favourite holiday destination is either Vietnam or Cusco, Peru

My favourite music is anything from country to rock

My favourite book would be anything farming related - especially the Simmy annuals

If you weren’t doing your present job what would you like to do? If I wasn’t doing my current job I would want to be a professional rugby player

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Best Simmental Achievement to date? My best Simmental achievement to date is winning the English National Show with Midhope Brightlight and winning both the Leading Ladies and Male Champion on the same day at Carlisle 2015.

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Focus on ONE OF OUR

Club Secretaries DAWN SHAPLAND

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orn near Gloucester in 1958, I was nine when my family moved to North Devon. My parents were tenant farmers on a large National Trust Estate and with the Landlord’s permission, I was allowed to go wherever I wished. Hence an idyllic childhood, the freedom to explore, build dens in the woods, fish and swim in the river and thousands of acres where I could ride. I married Steve in 1984 and we live at Brynsworthy on the outskirts of Barnstaple. The farm has been in his family since the 1800s and consists of 66 acres of grazing and 10 of woods. We own a further 45 acres and rent other ground nearby. The Suckler Herd has for many years consisted of approximately 40 Cows and their followers. Impressed by the offspring of “Percy” (Atherstone Persuader), a few pedigree females were purchased and in 2010 we joined the Society. Shortly after this we met Len and Adrian Curry at the North Devon Show and they invited us to a forthcoming herd visit. Having been made so wonderfully welcome, becoming members of the South West Club was inevitable. I became the Secretary just three years ago. Bulls purchased from Dinton and Killiworgie have greatly improved the quality of our herd and I’m looking forward to showing cattle with the Brynsworthy Prefix. Finally, to all those kind, generous, entertaining, lovely people that have become my “Simmental” friends over these past seven years, thank you.

Q

What car do you drive?

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What is your favourite drink?

A 54 registration Nissan X-Trail.

Douwe Egberts Coffee.

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Favourite Film?

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Favourite Holiday Destination?

Some Like It Hot.

Southern Ireland.

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What is your taste in music? Classical to the nonsense of Eurovision, but my absolute favourite is Nat King Cole singing either Stardust or Smile.

Favourite Book? Birdsong (Sebastian Faulkes)

If you weren’t doing your present job what would you like to do? Work in a Museum.

Best Simmental Achievement to date? Leading the Supreme and Female Champion, Winford Fantasia at Devon County Show. A thoroughly lovely Heifer, I only wish she was mine !

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Society Sales Dates 2018

Society Spring Sales Stirling Bull Sales - 18th - 20th February 2018 Carlisle Bull Sales - 2nd March 2018 Aberdeen and Northern Marts - 28th February 2018 Newark - 10th March 2018 Carlisle, incorporating the Leading Ladies - 20th April 2018 Worcester - 5th May 2018 Stirling Multi-Breed - 7th May 2018

Society Autumn Sales Stirling Bull Sales also to include a major reduction of the Woodhall herd on behalf of H & J Macaskill - 21st – 23rd October 2018

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Requirements for entering Society Sales MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS •

All Vendors must be a member of a CHeCS Health Scheme.

All entries must be tested/vaccinated for BVD (testing does not apply to accredited herds)

All vendors must be screening for Johnes and a risk factor included on the Health Declaration.

All bulls must be DNA sire verified.

To have EBV’s printed in the sale catalogue all males must be scanned and have an authenticated weighing.

DNA samples must be in process at the absolute latest the day the entries close for the relevant sale.

Health Declarations must also be at the Society office at the very latest the day the entries close for the relevant sale.

As of October 2016, all heifers need to be isolated at least seven days prior to testing clear and vaccinated with an inactivated IBR marker vaccine. Entries from Accredited herds need only to be vaccinated.

Semen tested Bulls at Society sales- with immediate effect vendors must provide the auctioneers with certified results from a Veterinary or Industry Professional.

IBR POLICY FOR THE BREED •

For IBR sale rules please see pages 10 - 12.

LEADING LADIES SALE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS •

All entries first point of registration must have been the BSCS herdbook.

Heifers to have calved prior to reaching 3 years of age.

Entries accepted for females up to 5 years old on the day of the sale.

Heifers with calves at foot must be sold as units and calves must be no older than 10 months old.

Calves at foot must be registered in the BSCS herdbook.

In calf heifers – calf’s sire must be DNA typed.

Health Status - as existing sale rules.

All entries from Performance recording herds, all heifers under 3 years of age on the day of the sale to be scanned, this rule does not apply for animals between 3 and under 5 years old on the day of the sale.

EBV’s- minimum of +66 on Self Replacing Index only.

Entries will be Vet inspected at the Sale venue.

All entries will be on-farm inspected.

All females to be sired verified through DNA.

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SALE PRECHECKS Please be aware of the following before entering Simmental Cattle to any of our Society sales: •

Testicles Bull’s testicles will be measured and inspected by the veterinary surgeon. They must be a minimum size of 36 cm in circumference (14 Months), and 38 cm (over 18 months), measured at the widest point of the scrotum. The vet retains the right at his discretion to reject any bulls with uneven or soft testicles. Progeny from bulls with small/uneven/soft testicles which fail inspections will not be accepted into the BSCS herd book 10 months after the sale inspection date. Bulls which may have suffered injury will be considered on a case by case basis.

Warts Animals with active warts must be treated by the member’s veterinary surgeon and a vet’s certificate should be available for inspection at the Sale

Teeth Teeth must make proper contact with the dental pad of the upper jaw but due allowance will be made for the age and dental development of the animal. Any animal with severely undershot or severely overshot jaws will be rejected and progeny from such animals will not be accepted into the BSCS herd book 10 months after the sale inspection date. Where the veterinary surgeon declares that an animal is marginally overshot or undershot that animal may still be offered through the sale but will be excluded from the show. The Auctioneer will announce that at the point of inspection of animal was found to be marginally overshot or undershot

General Health Animals with active infections, a contagious disease, or a disorder or condition, may be rejected by the veterinary surgeon. Minor injuries may be treated by a veterinary surgeon in the market but this must be announced at the time of sale. The decisions of the veterinary surgeon appointed by the Society are final and binding. Any animal, which is considered by the vet to be not in a healthy and proper condition to be presented as representing a good specimen of the breed at an official collective sale, will be rejected.

Feet Please ensure that feet and legs are sound and locomotion is satisfactory.

IT IS THE

Check that the animals are of good confirmation/condition and meet the required minimum

PURCHASER’S

weight for age as per the weight for age chart below:-

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AGE IN DAYS

WEIGHT

AGE IN DAYS

WEIGHT

AGE IN DAYS

365

573

370

580

475

695

480

700

375

586

485

380

593

385

600

390

RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE THAT

WEIGHT

AGE IN DAYS

WEIGHT

590

801

700

900

595

806

705

905

705

600

810

710

909

490

710

605

815

715

914

500

720

610

819

720

918

607

505

725

615

824

725

923

395

613

510

729

620

828

730

927

400

620

515

734

625

833

735

932

405

625

520

738

630

837

740

936

410

630

525

743

635

842

745

941

415

635

530

747

640

846

750

945

420

640

535

752

645

851

755

950

425

645

540

756

650

855

760

954

430

650

545

761

655

860

765

959

435

655

550

765

660

864

770

963

440

660

555

770

665

869

775

968

445

665

560

774

670

873

780

972

450

670

565

779

675

878

785

977

further please

455

675

570

783

680

882

790

981

460

680

575

788

685

887

795

986

contact the

465

685

580

792

690

891

800

990

470

690

585

797

695

896

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DATE: 19th & 20th February 2017

JUDGE: Mr Ted Fox

120 Bulls sold to average £6066, an increase of £391 on the year for an 75% clearance PRIZE Lot No

Name

Prefix (if applicable)

Price Gns

Sire

Dam

Vendor

Purchaser

Area

ATLOW DIXON 12

ISLAVALE CASSIE

MR W S STRONACH

MS T SIMMERS

Scotland

DIRNANEAN POLARINE A8

MR N A SHAND

STRATHISLA FARMS

Scotland

WOODHALL AMARA

RICHARD MCCULLOCH

A THOMSON

Scotland

21000

OVERHILL HOUSE DATA 12

CHESTERMANN RINGLEADER NON 4

MESSRS N & N GWYNNE

S MCCLYMONT & SON , SELKIRK

Scotland

6500

BANWY BONZO 10

HAZELDEN JINGLE 8TH

W M PATTERSON & SON

RICHARD MCCULLOCH

Scotland

OVERHILL HOUSE

16000

ISLAVALE ENSIGN 13

DELLFIELD BLANCHE

MR B GRANT

HEATHER DUFF

Scotland

PITMUDIE

11000

KILBRIDE FARM WICK

CHESTERMANN RINGLEADER GINNY

MESSRS N & N GWYNNE

MR N SMITH

Northern Ireland

EDENBANN

4000

DELLFIELD BRIGADIER 10

STRATHISLA TESS’S VERONICA

STRATHISLA FARMS

GARY HINDMARSH

North East

WARKSHAUGH

3400

WOODHALL AMARA

RICHARD MCCULLOCH

A THOMSON

Scotland

DIRNANEAN POLARINE A8

MR N A SHAND

STRATHISLA FARMS

Scotland

STRATHISLA OVERHILL HOUSE BRUCHAG

OVERALL MALE AND SENIOR CHAMPION

89

ISLAVALE GAMBLER 15

13000

RESERVE OVERALL CHAMPION & INTERMEDIATE CHAMPION

171

DIRNANEAN GRAFTER 15

RANFURLY CONFEDERATE C24 11

STRATHISLA

20000

RESERVE SENIOR CHAMPION

102

OVERHILL HOUSE GUINNESS 15 CURAHEEN DRIFTER

RESERVE INTERMEDIATE CHAMPION

204

CHESTERMANN GERAINT 15

JUNIOR CHAMPION

219

AULTMORE GOLIATH 15

RESERVE JUNIOR CHAMPION

233

DELLFIELD GOLDENEYE 15

FEMALE CHAMPION

53

CHESTERMANN WICK GINNY

RESERVE FEMALE CHAMPION

51

STRATHISLA FENNEL’S VERONICA

TOP PRICE BULLS

102 171

OVERHILL HOUSE GUINNESS 15 CURAHEEN DRIFTER RANFURLY CONFEDERATE DIRNANEAN GRAFTER 15 C24 11

21000 20000 16000

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AULTMORE GOLIATH 15

BANWY BONZO 10

HAZELDEN JINGLE 8TH

W M PATTERSON & SON

RICHARD MCCULLOCH

Scotland

159

DENIZES GALLANT 15

BOSAHAN DYNAMO 12

DENIZES HANNADANTE 9TH

MR M A BARLOW

M/S R & P MCALISTER

Scotland

274 89 176 109 185

WOLFSTAR GOLD DIGGER 15 ISLAVALE GAMBLER 15 KILBRIDE FARM GOLDSTAR 15 WOLFSTAR GORDY 15 CORSKIE GRANTOWN 15

TEAM CELTIC 11 ATLOW DIXON 12 KILBRIDE FARM WARREN TEAM CELTIC 11 BEL DHU CAPERCAILLIE 11

WOLFSTAR CHELSEA ISLAVALE CASSIE KILBRIDE FARM EUINICE 118C WOLFSTAR WANNABE CORSKIE DANYA

MR L D QUARM MS T SIMMERS MR B GRANT MR G W SMITH J C INNES & SONS

Scotland Scotland Scotland Scotland Scotland

ANNICK DELLFIELD DRUMSLEED STRATHBOGIE

118

DRUMACRITTEN GEORGE 15

DERMOTSTOWN DELBOY

DRUMACRITTEN DIANNA

MR J JEFFREY

Scotland

KERSKNOWE

11000

233 169 254

DELLFIELD GOLDENEYE 15 KILBRIDE FARM GREGOR 15 ISLAVALE GOLDEN BOY 15

ISLAVALE ENSIGN 13 SNEUMGAARD IMPERATOR WOODHALL WALKER

DELLFIELD BLANCHE KILBRIDE FARM EUNICE 158E ISLAVALE AMANDA 2

MR A KING MR W S STRONACH W H ROBSON & SONS MR A KING MR WJ & J GREEN MR W E NELSON & MR G E NELSON MR B GRANT W H ROBSON & SONS MR W S STRONACH

15000 15000 13000 12000 11000 11000

Scotland Orkney Scotland

PITMUDIE

11000 10000 10000

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KILBRIDE FARM GRUFFALO 15

CRUGMELYN BRENIN 10

KILBRIDE FARM EUNICE 92A

W H ROBSON & SONS

119 103 111 122 232

DIRNANEAN COMRADE 11 ATLOW DIXON 12 WESTRIDGE DUGAN 12 TEAM CELTIC 11 KILBRIDE FARM NEWRY

KYLESTON TERRI ISLAVALE CARINA CORSKIE DAWN WOLFSTAR CRYSTAL RACEVIEW CINDERELLA KIM

MR S B KNOX MR W S STRONACH MR WJ & J GREEN MR A KING MR M A BARLOW

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KYLESTON GERONIMO 15 ISLAVALE GETHIN 15 CORSKIE GODWIN 15 WOLFSTAR GRAMPIAN 15 DENIZES GLENLIVET 15 DRUMAGARNER GALLAGHER 15

HEATHER DUFF MAESQUOY FARMS HEATHER DUFF J J M SUTHERLAND & SON J W HOGG A R STRATHDEE CRAIGKELLY FARM LTD CUSHNIE FARMS D J CLELAND (PARTNER)

DRUMAGARNER DERRY 12

BROOMFIELD WEE NINA

MR M & MR E MCCLOSKEY

D GOLDIE

Scotland

8000

203

CORSKIE GOLDEN BOY 15

BEL DHU CAPERCAILLIE 11

CORSKIE BLARNEY 10TH

MR WJ & J GREEN

Scotland

8000

265

DRUMSLEED GLENBARR 15

KILBRIDE FARM BENONE 10

DRUMSLEED BUTTERFLY

MR G W SMITH

ARDHUNCART FARMS M/S J W FULLERTON & SONS

Scotland

8000

B & E CHADWICK JAMES MCKAY WIGHTMAN

Midlands

CHADSTON

7800

Scotland

COXHILL

4600

EDENBANN

4000

PITMUDIE

Scotland

10000

Scotland Scotland Scotland Scotland Centre West

9500 8500 8500 8500 8200

GARRISON

TOP PRICE FEMALES

54

SKERRINGTON RHONA 42ND

SOWENNA ARISTROCRAT 09 9

SKERRINGTON RHONA 32ND

MR W YOUNG

63

DRUMSLEED FLAVIA 14

DRUMSLEED CALEDONIA 11

DRUMSLEED TABYTHA

MR G W SMITH MESSRS N & N GWYNNE

MR N SMITH

Northern Ireland

STRATHISLA FARMS

GARY HINDMARSH

North East

WARKSHAUGH

3400

BALLYMONEY

3000

CHURCH FARM

2800

53

CHESTERMANN WICK GINNY

KILBRIDE FARM WICK

CHESTERMANN RINGLEADER GINNY

51

STRATHISLA FENNEL’S VERONICA

DELLFIELD BRIGADIER 10

STRATHISLA TESS’S VERONICA

50

WESTRIDGE BARON LOUISE 3

GRANGEWOOD BARON 10

WESTRIDGE LEGEND LOUISE

MR & MRS M WARD & SONS

59

POPES BARCLAY 10

MR & MRS AS & YA LEEDHAM

GEORGE HENRY MORTON North West

CHURCH FARM

2600

55

CHESTERMANN DATA ERICA

OVERHILL HOUSE DATA 12

MESSRS N & N GWYNNE

GEORGE HENRY MORTON North West

CHURCH FARM

2600

66

DRUMSLEED GEORGIE 15 GRANGEWOOD LUCINDA’S FAVOURITE

KILBRIDE FARM BENONE 10

KENNOX TARA’S EMELI GRANGEWOOD LUCINDA’S DUSCHA CHESTERMANN RINGLEADER ERICA 4 DRUMSLEED WYANDRA

MR DAVID CRAIG

75

KENNOX EMILY’S HENRIETTA GRANGEWOOD DUSCHA’S GUINEVERE

Northern MRS M H KILPATRICK Ireland GEORGE HENRY MORTON North West

MR G W SMITH

MISS L M HUNTER

Scotland

LUCKENBURN

2400

OMORGA ALONSO 09

GRANGEWOOD LUCINDA

MR & MRS AS & YA LEEDHAM

S GANSON

Scotland

72

216

GRANGEWOOD DAMASCUS 12

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SIMMENTAL REVIEW 2017 DIRNANEAN GRAFTER 15 - 2nd Top Price Bull and Intermediate & Reserve Overall Champion, bred by Mr F J A McGowan, exhibited by Mr N A Shand and sold for 20,000gns to Strathisla Farms (Strathisla)

AULTMORE GOLIATH 15 - Junior Champion bred by W M Patterson & Son, sold for 16,000gns to Richard McCulloch (Overhill House)

DENIZES GALLANT 15 - Selling at 15,000gns, bred by Mr M A Barlow and sold to M/S R & P McAlister (Bruchag)

WOLFSTAR GOLD DIGGER 15 - Also selling at 15,000gns, bred by Mr A King, sold to Mr L D Quarm (Annick)

ISLAVALE GAMBLER 15 - Overall Champion & Senior Champion bred by Mr W S Stronach, sold for 13,000gns to Backmuir Trading Ltd

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KILBRIDE FARM GOLDSTAR 15 - Bred by W H Robson & Sons, sold for 12,000gns to Mr B Grant (Dellfield)

WOLFSTAR GORDY 15 - Selling at 11,000gns, bred by Mr A King and sold to Mr G W Smith (Drumsleed)

CORSKIE GRANTOWN 15 - Also selling at 11,000gns, bred by Mr W J & J Green and sold to J C Innes & Sons (Strathbogie)

DRUMACRITTEN GEORGE 15 - Again at 11,000gns, bred by Mr W E Nelson & Mr G E Nelson and sold to Mr J Jeffrey (Kersknowe)

DELLFIELD GOLDENEYE 15 - Reserve Junior Champion, bred by Mr B Grant and sold for 11,000gns to Heather Duff

KILBRIDE FARM GREGOR 15 - Bred by W H Robson & Sons, sold for 10,000gns to Mesquey – Orkney Isles

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SIMMENTAL REVIEW 2017 KILBRIDE FARM GRUFFALO 15 - Again at 10,000gns, bred by W H Robson & Sons and sold to Messrs Sutherland

SKERRINGTON RHONA 42ND - Top Price Female, bred by Mr W Young and sold for 7,800gns to B & E Chadwick (Chadston)

CHESTERMANN WICK GINNY - Female Champion, bred by Messrs N & N Gwynne and sold for 4,000gns to Mr N Smith (Edenbann)

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ISLAVALE GOLDEN BOY 15 - Also selling at 10,000gns, bred by Mr W S Stronach and sold to Heather Duff

STRATHISLA FENNEL’S VERONICA – Reserve Female Champion, bred by Strathisla Farms and sold for 3,400gns to Hindmarsh Partners (Warkshaugh)

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SALES REPORTS Simmental Females Heifers born on or between September 8, 2014 and May 23, 2015 – 1 and female champion, N and N Gwynne’s Chestermann Wick Ginny, by Kilbride Farm Wick, 4000gns to N Smith, Kilrea Road, Garvah, Co Londonderry, Northern Ireland; 2 and reserve female, Strathisla Farms’ Strathisla Fennel’s Veronica, by Dellfield Brigadier, 3400gns to PA Hindmarsh, Warkshaugh, Wark, Hexham; 3, M Ward and Sons’ Westridge Baron Louise 3, by Grangewood Baron 10, 3000gns to MH Kilpatrick, Dromore Road, Banbridge, Northern Ireland; 4, W Young’s Skerrington Rhona 42, by Sowenna Aristocrat, 7800gns to B Chadwick, Mulberry Way, Hilton, Derbyshire; 5, M Ward and Sons’ Westridge Dumfries Weikel 2, by Sterling Dumfries 12, 1650gns to AM Duncan, Easter Dullatur, Dullatur, Glasgow. Heifers born on or after May 24, 2015 – 1, D McDowell’s Castlemount Modesty 2, by Curaheen Tyson, unsold; 2, N and N Gwynne’s Chestermann Data Erica, by Overhill House Data 12, 2600gns to GR Morton, Church Farm, Gamlesby, Penrith; 3, M Ward and Sons’ Westridge Baron Beatrice 9, by Grangewood Baron 10, unsold; 4, M Ward and Son’s Westridge Baron Tessa 4, by Grangewood Baron 10, 2000gns to AM Duncan, Easter Dullatur, Glasgow; 5, D Craig’s Kennox Emily’s Henrietta, by Popes Barclay 10, 2800gns to GR Morton, Church Farm, Penrith.

Simmental Bulls Bulls born on or between February 26 and April 2, 2015 – 1, senior champion and overall, W Stronach’s Islavale Gambler 15, by Atlow Dixon, 13,000gns to Backmuir Trading, Backmuir, Keith; 2, AS and YA Leedham’s Grangewood Galahad 15, by Omorga Alonso, 4000gns to AG Whiteford, South Keithney, Burnhervie, Inverurie; 3, H Duff’s Pitmudie Gambler, by Cairnview Darby, 3000gns to Broadfield Estate, Eastington, Northleach, Glos; 4, GW Smith’s Drumsleed Genesis, by Kilbride Farm Benone, 4000gns to A and R Paton, Easter Greenhill, Avonbridge, Falkirk; 5, M Ward and Sons’ Westridge Gideon, by Grangewood Baron, unsold. Bulls born on or between April 3 and April 24, 2015– 1 and reserve senior champion, R McCulloch’s Overhill House Guinness, by Curaheen Drifter, to AD Miller, Bridge House, Westfield, Bathgate; 2, WS Stronach’s Islavale Gethin, by Atlow Dixon, 8500gns to AR Strathdee, Langlanburn, Deskford, Cullen; 3, WS Stronach’s Islavale Giles, by Atlow Dixon, 6000gns to Ormsary Farm, Lochgilphead, Argyll; 4, R McCulloch’s Overhill House Gentry, by Curaheen Drifter, 6400gns to WSL Muir, Upper Onston, Stenness, Stromness, Orkney; 5, J Jeffrey’s Kersknowe Gurkha, by Braidwood Duke,3600gns to NJ Eynon, Gwerngenny, Wormbridge, Hereford. Bulls born on or between April 25 and May 9, 2015– 1, WE and GE Nelson’s Drumacritten George, by Dermotstown Delboy, 11,000gns to J Jeffrey, Kersknowe, Kelso; 2, A King’s Wolfstar Gordy, by Team Celtic, 11,000gns to GW Smith, Drumsleed, Fordoun, Laurencekirk; 3, WJ and J Green’s Corskie Godwin, by Westridge Dugan 8500gns to Craigkelly Farm, North Glassmount, Kinghorn, Kirkaldy; 4, SB Knox’ Kyleston Geronimo, by Dirnanean Comrade 9500gns to JW Hogg, Longyester, Gifford, East Lothian; 5, J Campbell’s Camus Gaelic, by Keeldrum Capone, 4200gns to D Bryce and Sons, Cowden, Stirling. Bulls born on or between May 10 and May 31, 2015– 1, R McCulloch’s Overhill House Gherkin, by Curaheen Drifter, 7200gns to A Cowen, Philiphaugh, Old Mill Farm, Selkirk; 2, A King’s Wolfstar Grampian, by Team Celtic, 8500gns to Cushnie Farm, Wardes, Kintore, Aberdeen; 3, J and P Goldie’s Newbiemains Galivantor, by Blackford Albatross, unsold; 4, DL and S Currie’s Braegarrie Gambler, by Teviot Bouncer, 4000gns to M Orr and Sons, Bangour, Dechmont, Broxburn; 5, WH Robson and Sons’ Kilbride Farm Glynn, by Crugmelyn Brenin, 3500gns to AH Mackay, West Greenland, Castletown, Caithness. Bulls born on or between June 1 and June 19, 2015 – 1, P Kelly’s Ashland Gingerboy, by Ashland Brandy, 6500gns to M Cruickshank, Parkfield, Oldmeldrum, Aberdeen; 2, WH Robson and Sons’ Kilbridefarm Goldbar, by Crugmelyn Brenin, 2600gns to J and E Cunningham, Ballyknock Road, Hillsborough, Co Down, Northern Ireland; 3, D McDowell’s Castlemount Goldsmith, by Kilbride Farm Delboy, 3500gns to WSL Muir, Upper Onston, Stenness, Orkney; 4, JL and CJ Weatherup’s Lisglass Goliath, by Dermotstown Delboy, 4800gns to Broadfield Farm, Eastington, Northleach, Glocs; 5, WH Robson and Sons’ Kilbride Farm Gleneely, by Crugmelyn Brenin, 7500gns to Messrs Sutherland, Sibmister and Stainland, Thurso, Caithness. Bulls born on or between June 20 and July 6, 2015– 1, MA Barlow’s Denizes Gallant, by Bosahan Dynamo, 15,000gns to R and P McAlister, Langalbuinoch, Kingarth, Isle of Bute; 2, C Inglis’ Greencap Galaxy, by Popes Barclay, 8500gns to AC Burke, Nether Stewarton, Eddleston, Peebles; 3, W and K Stubbs’ Redhall George, by Kilbride Farm Delboy, 2200gns to AH MacKay, Strath, Watten, Wick; 4, S Ridland’s Berga Goliath, by Derrycallaghan Delboy, 5000gns to Scottish Government Bull Stud, Inverness; 5, M and E McCloskey’s Drumagarner Gallagher, by Drumagarner Derry, 8000gns to D Goldie, Barnford, Dalrymple, Ayrshire. Bulls born on or between July 7 and August 1, 2015– 1 and intermediate champion, NA Shand’s Dirnanean Grafter, by Ranfurly Confederate, 20,000gns to A Ivory, Strathisla Farms, Ruthven, Blairgowrie; 2, J and P Goldie’s Newbiemains Goodyear, by Lisglass Churchill, 6000gns to H Logan, Dalfask, Girvan; 3, WD Hazelton’s Ranfurly Gerrard G11, by Raceview King, 6500gns to J Maxwell, Jaw, Fintry, Glasgow; 4, WH Robson and Sons’ Kilbridefarm Gregor, by Sneumgaard Imperator, 10,000gns to Mesquoy Farms, Orkney; 5, NF McGowan’s Dirnanean Garvie, by Ranfurly Confederate C24, 5200gns to H Sloan, Meadowflatt, Thankerton, Biggar. Bulls born on or between August 2 and August 14, 2015 – 1, WH Robson and Sons’ Kilbride Farm Goldstar, by Kilbride Farm Warren, 12,000gns to E Grant, Dellfield, Druid Temple, Inverness; 2, L and D Moffat’s Innerwick Gregor, by Castlegale Titan, 7500gns to Gill and Co, Brucefield, Portmahomack, Ross-shire; 3, WJ and J Green’s Corskie Grantown, by Bel Dhu Capercaillie, 11,000gns, to J Innes and Sons, Dunscroft, Huntly; 4, V and C Fegan’s Knockreagh Geronimo, by Omorga Volvo, 6000gns to D Brims, Brabsterdorran Mains, Bower, Wick; 5, M and D Frazer’s Edenvale Gabriel, by Sneumgaard Imperator, unsold. Bulls born on or between August 15 and August 26, 2015– 1, WH Robson and Sons’ Kilbride Farm Gladiator, by Kilbride Farm Warren, 4600gns to Goldenlea Farm, Gryffewrae, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire; 2, N and N Gwynne’s Chestermann Graduate, by Overhill House Data, 4000gns to WJ McHarrie, Duchra, Stranraer; 3, WH Robson and Sons’ Kilbride Farm Grand Master, by Cairnview Snazzy, 4000gns to WJF Ramsay and Son, Cardryne, Drummore, Stranraer; 4, WH Robson and Sons’ Kilbride Farm Gino, by Crugmelyn Brenin, 3000gns to Marshall Farm, Chapel Works, Bucksburn, Aberdeen; 5, WD Hazelton’s Ranfurly Gomez, by Kilbride Farm Newry, 3500gns to H Greer, Gelvan View, Gelvan, Fossoway, Kinross. Bulls born on or between August 27 and September 6, 2015 – 1, N and N Gwynne’s Chestermann Geraint, by Overhill House Data, 6500gns to S McClymont and Son, Tinnis, Yarrow; 2, D and R Durno and Sons’ Auchorachan Gladiator, by Heywood Scorpio, 5200gns to Alexander Farm, Cluny, Crighton, Banchory; 3, WH Robson and Sons’ Kilbride Farm Glenwherry, by Crugmelyn Brenin, 3800gns to GT and S Coghill, Muce, Birsay, Orkney; 4, H Macaskill’s Woodhall Glenmore, by Raceview All-Star, 5500gns to J Lawrie, Tillyrie, Milnathort, Kinross; 5, JC McLaren and Partners’ Dargill Gerald, by Grangewood Brandon, 3000gns to J and TF MacFarlane, Flass, Westruther, Gordon, Berwickshire. Bulls born on or between September 7 and September 21, 2015– 1 and junior champion, WM Patterson and Son’s Aultmore Goliath ET, by Banwy Bonzo, 16,000gns to R McCulloch, Over Hill House, Armadale, West Lothian; 2, G and A Christie’s Rockytop Geronimo, by Corskie Windsor, 7500gns to D and G Manson and Son, Brodieshill, Alves, Forres; 3, RJ Cumming’s Cwarre Graduate, by Denizes Edgar, 3200gns to A Haggart, Muirmouth, Madderty, Crieff; 4, R Rodgers’ Hiltonstown Grayson, by Lisglass Colombus, 2800gns to A and B Kerr, East Cairnbeg, Laurencekirk; 5, JC McLaren and Partners’ Dargill Govner, by Grangewood Brandon, 4000gns to MJ and J McLaren, Fintalich, Muthill, Crieff. Bulls born on or between September 22 and October 4, 2015– 1 and reserve junior champion, B Grant’s Dellfield Goldeneye, by Islavale Ensign, 11,000gns to J Duff and Son, Broomknowe, Brechin, Angus; 2, H Brunton’s Crudie Goliath, by Delfur Duncan, 4800gns to W Gunn, Murza, Bower, Wick; 3, MA Barlow’s Denizes Glenfiddich, by Kilbride Farm Newry, 3200gns to DR and JL Duncan, South Flaws, South Ronaldsay, Orkney; 4, GW Smith’s Drumsleed Gallant by Ravensdale Chopper, 5000gns to J Coventry and Son, Newbarns, Forfar; 5, WH Robson and Son’s Kilbride Farm Governor, by Crugmelyn Brenin, 4000gns to AH Mackay, Strath, Watten. Bulls born on or between October 5 and October 15, 2015– 1, WS Stronach’s Islavale Golden Boy, by Woodhall Walker 10,000gns to J Duff and Son, Broomknowe, Brechin; 2, WH Robson and Sons’ Kilbride Farm Guinness, by Corskie Damario, 2800gns to Marshall Farms, Bucksburn, Aberdeen; 3, A Nelson’s Scribby Farms George, by Omorga Volvo, 2200gns to A Soutar and Son, Suttieside, Forfar; 4, D and R Durno and Sons’ Auchorachan General, by Rabawn Caesar King, 4000gns to Housebay Farm, Housebay, Stronsay, Orkney; 5, H Duff’s Pitmudie Goodyear, by Corrick Caesar, 2800gns to KG Holliday, Strudda Bank, Calderbridge, Cumbria. Bulls born on or between October 16 and November 3, 2015 – 1, WS Stronach’s Islavale Geldolf, by Atlow Dixon, 6200gns to TW Hamilton and Son, Kirkton of Crawford, Abington; 2, GW Smith’s Drumsleed Glenbarr, by Kilbride Farm Benone, 8000gns to JW Fullerton, Corsbie, Earlston; 3, WJ and J Green’s Corskie Glenfiddich, by Dirnanean Bradley, unsold; 4, J and P Goldie’s Newbiemains Globetrotter, by Blackford Albatross unsold; 5, WH Robson and Sons’ Kilbride Farm Gizmo, by Sneumgaard Imperator, 3000gns to JI and WN Stout, Whitehall, Stronsay, Orkney. Bulls born on or after November 4, 2015 – 1, A King’s Wolfstar Gold Digger, by Team Celtic, 15,000gns to MR and MT Quarm, Holehouse, Annick, Irvine; 2, D and R Durno and Sons’ Auchorachan Gangster, by Kilbride Farm Bantry, unsold; 3, WS Stronach’s Islavale Gilmore, by Islavale Denzil, 6500gns to S McClymont and Son, Tinnis, Yarrow; 4, JL and CJ Weatherup’s Lisglass Goldstar by Dermotstown Delboy, 2600gns to GL Clark, Broombrae, Auchtermuchty, Cupar; 5, WH Robson and Sons’ Kilbride Farm Grenadier, by Crugmelyn Brenin, 3500gns to A and B Kerr, East Cairnbeg, Laurencekirk.

OTHER LEADING prices

Bulls – 8000gns – WJ and J Green’s Corskie Golden Boy, by Bel Dhu Capercaillie, to Ardhuncart, Kildrummy, Alford; MA Barlow’s Denizes Glenlivet, by Kilbride Farm Newry, to Messrs Cleland, Glembe Farm, Dinedor, Hereford. 7500gns – MA Barlow’s Denizes Guardsman, by Bosahan Dynamo, to Messrs Stephen and Co, Burnside of Idoch, Turriff; WJ and J Green’s Corskie Glissando, by Dirnanean Bradley, to Messrs Durno and Son, Croftbain, Tomnavoulin, Ballindalloch. 7200gns – R McCulloch’s Overhill House Guardsman, by Curaheen Drifter, to Mullholland Contracts, Ettrickshaws, Selkirk. 7000gns – B Lambie’s Fallhills Gunther, by Popes Barclay, to Broadfield Farms, Eastington, Northleach; WJ and J Green’s Corskie Galice, by Dirnanean Bradley, to J and MH Brims, Thurster Mains, Wick. Data provided courtesy of the Scottish Farmer

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SALES REPORTS ABERDEEN & NORTHERN MARTS

DATE: 1ST MARCH 2017

JUDGE: Tracey Nicoll

Bulls sold to average £4147.50 89% clearance PRIZE Lot No

Name

Area

Prefix (if applicable)

Price Gns

Sire

Dam

Vendor

Purchaser

BEL DHU CAPERCAILLIE 11

CORSKIE CHLOE

MR WJ & J GREEN

A J BLACKHALL

5500

GRANGEWOOD COLUMBUS 11

TILLYEVE CORINNE

MESSRS C & M BRUCE

H J ARNOTT

4200

BEL DHU CAPERCAILLIE 11 GRANGEWOOD COLUMBUS 11 CURAHEEN BANDIT KILBRIDE FARM ARKLOW 09 9 GRANGEWOOD COLUMBUS 11 ATLOW DIXON 12 BEL DHU CAPERCAILLIE 11 KILBRIDE FARM VERNON

CORSKIE CHLOE TILLYEVE CORINNE ISLAVALE DORIS CAIRNORRIE NANCY TILLYEVE WILMA ISLAVALE ANNABEL TILLYMAUD JOOLS 28TH TILLYEVE AURORA

MR WJ & J GREEN MESSRS C & M BRUCE MR W S STRONACH MR N A SHAND MESSRS C & M BRUCE MR W S STRONACH MR WJ & J GREEN MESSRS C & M BRUCE

A J BLACKHALL H J ARNOTT THOMSON & SONS D & P PETRIE BRUCE A GRUBB D SMITH J & J HENDERSON D & H BROWN

5500 4200 4000 4000 3800 3600 3500 3000

OVERALL CHAMPION

67

CORSKIE GLOW 15

RESERVE OVERALL CHAMPION

66

TILLYEVE GRAINGER 15

TOP PRICE BULLS

67 66 73 68 63 65 71 64

CORSKIE GLOW 15 TILLYEVE GRAINGER 15 ISLAVALE GURKHA 15 CAIRNORRIE GODFATHER 15 TILLYEVE GRADUATE 15 ISLAVALE GARRET 15 CORSKIE GOLLYGOSH 15 TILLYEVE GALLANT 15

CORSKIE GLOW 15 - Top Price Bull & Overall Champion bred by Mr WJ & J Green sold for 5500gns to A J Blackhall

Scotland Scotland

TILLYEVE GRAINGER 15 - Reserve Overall Champion & selling at 4200gns, bred by Messrs C & M Bruce, sold to H J Arnott (Pictured on the left with Corskie Glow)

Prize List

ABERDEEN & NORTHERN MARTS, THAINSTONE, INVERURIE Show and Sale of Commercial Beef Breeding Cattle Simmental Society Sponsored Prizes – 2nd May 2017 The British Simmental Cattle Society Ltd Champion Simmental Sired Heifer with Calf at foot - £50 prize money and Perpetual Challenge Trophy With her heifer calf at foot £3,000 C Malone, Pitcairn Farm, Cardenden, Lochgelly Best Heifer any breed suckling a calf by a Registered Simmental Bull – £50 prize money With her bull calf at foot £2,100 P & J Stuart, Ledmacoy, Strathdon Top average of three Simmental Sired Heifers with calves at foot - £50 prize money £3,100 with bull calf £2,800 with heifer calf £2,750 with bull calf Average £2,883

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DATE: 18th March 2017

SIMMENTAL REVIEW 2017

NEWARK

JUDGE: Richard Storer-Smith

Bulls averaged at £3753.75 80% Clearance Cows averaged at £1588.13 Cows & Calves averaged at £2268.75 Heifers averaged at £1846.83 PRIZE Lot No

Name

Sire

Dam

Vendor

Purchaser

Area

Prefix (if applicable)

Price Gns

CLONAGH WORLD CLASS

SACOMBE WANDA-WANSE

MR & MRS P B & J A BORLASE

S R & J L EALES T/A W R EALES & SON

Midlands

PEATLING

4000

CORSKIE DREAMER 12

HEMINGFORD ELSIE

MR J A GRIFFIN & MRS S ARKLEY

MRS S THACKRAY

North East

BREEZEFIELD

3800

HOCKENHULL LOUISE 41ST

RATHLEE BEN

MR & MRS J MEE

R J A COLEMAN

Centre West

JOHN & ISABEL LYLE S R & J L EALES T/A W R EALES & SON MR P C MIDDLETON

Scotland

CAMBUS

7500

Midlands

PEATLING

4000

Eastern

DALBY

3800

MRS S THACKRAY

North East

BREEZEFIELD

3800

MR. HAWES M/S M JOHNSON & B A FOSTER MESSRS ATKIN BROTHERS T BADDILEY & SONS LTD

South East

North West

GRANGEFIELDS 2300

North West

GRANGEFIELDS 2300

OVERALL CHAMPION & MALE CHAMPION

13

SACOMBE GLADIATOR 15

RESERVE OVERALL & RESERVE MALE CHAMPION

15

HEMINGFORD GANDALF 15

FEMALE CHAMPION

LANCELOT LOUISE 6TH

1650

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39

TOP PRICE BULLS

18

HEATHBROW GOVERNOR 15

HEATHBROW EX FACTOR 13

HOCKENHULL GIRLIE 22ND

D A & L A SAPSED

13

SACOMBE GLADIATOR 15

CLONAGH WORLD CLASS

SACOMBE WANDA-WANSE

MR & MRS P B & J A BORLASE

21

BURGHBRIDGE GINO 15

HORSFORDMANOR BONUS 10

BURGHBRIDGE TWIGGY

15

HEMINGFORD GANDALF 15

CORSKIE DREAMER 12

HEMINGFORD ELSIE

16

BURGHBRIDGE GRENADIER 15

HORSFORDMANOR BONUS 10

BURGHBRIDGE GERTRUDE 5TH

MR C J G CLARKE MR J A GRIFFIN & MRS S ARKLEY MR C J G CLARKE

23

STERLING GERRARD 15

ANNICK EXOCET 13

STERLING NAOMI’S ECHO

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

22

THEBERTON GLADIATOR 15

DIRNANEAN NUGGET

THEBERTON ERMINGTRUDE

MR & MRS LJ DOWLEY

17

LANCELOT GIOVANNI 15

ULCEBY RUPERT

STARLINE KARINA 26TH

MR & MRS J MEE

3000

Midlands

HANCH

North West

GRANGEFIELDS 2000

2500

2000

TOP PRICE FEMALES

32

BURGHBRIDGE FAUNA 26TH

BURGHBRIDGE FAUNA 16TH

HORSFORDMANOR BONUS 10

MR C J G CLARKE

34

BURGHBRIDGE GERTRUDE 13TH

BURGHBRIDGE GERTRUDE 3RD

HORSFORDMANOR BONUS 10

MR C J G CLARKE

31

BURGHBRIDGE CRYSTAL 7TH

BURGHBRIDGE CRYSTAL 3RD

HORSFORDMANOR BONUS 10

MR C J G CLARKE

29

BURGHBRIDGE FAUNA 25TH

BURGHBRIDGE FAUNA 13TH

HORSFORDMANOR BONUS 10

MR C J G CLARKE

30

BURGHBRIDGE HENRIETTA 9TH

BURGHBRIDGE HENRIETTA 3RD HORSFORDMANOR BONUS 10

MR C J G CLARKE

33

BURGHBRIDGE EMILY 25TH

BURGHBRIDGE EMILY 7TH

HORSFORDMANOR BONUS 10

MR C J G CLARKE

MESSRS ATKIN BROTHERS MESSRS ATKIN BROTHERS PORTMAN BURTLEY ESTATE SAM DRIVER PORTMAN BURTLEY ESTATE PORTMAN BURTLEY ESTATE

25

SCOTLAND HILL PRUNELLA FIONA SCOTLAND HILL SUNSHINE GRACEY BURGHBRIDGE EMILY 26TH LANCELOT LOUISE 6TH LANCELOT LOUISE 5TH LANCELOT MAURA 6TH LANCELOT NOON 3RD

BURGHBRIDGE PRUNELLA

BURGHBRIDGE DUNCAN 12

MR THOMAS HILL

MR ALED EVANS

Wales

SCOTLAND HILL SUNSHINE CRIMSON BURGHBRIDGE EMILY 15TH HOCKENHULL LOUISE 41ST LANCELOT LOUISE 2ND LANCELOT MAURA 2ND CAIRNVIEW NOON

BURGHBRIDGE DUNCAN 12

MR THOMAS HILL

J ELLIS

Midlands

1800

HORSFORDMANOR BONUS 10 RATHLEE BEN RATHLEE BEN RATHLEE BEN RATHLEE BEN

MR C J G CLARKE MR & MRS J MEE MR & MRS J MEE MR & MRS J MEE MR & MRS J MEE

R J A COLEMAN R J A COLEMAN S W JONES S W JONES J FULLER

Centre West Centre West Wales Wales East Anglia

1800 1650 1150 1150 1100

26 35 39 36 40 38

South East Midlands

2250 SANDYLANE

South East

2200 2100

South East

2050 ALREB

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SALES REPORTS HEATHBROW GOVERNOR 15 - Top Price Bull bred by D A & L A Sapsed, sold for 7500gns to John & Isabel Lyle (Cambus)

SACOMBE GLADIATOR 15 2nd Top Price Bull, Overall Champion & Male Champion bred by Mr & Mrs P B & J A Borlase, sold for 4000gns to S R & J A Eales T/A W R Eales & Son (Peatling)

HEMINGFORD GANDALF 15 – Reserve Overall & Reserve Male Champion bred by Mr J A Griffin & Mrs S Arkley, sold for 3800gns to Mrs S Thackray (Breezefield)

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Name

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THURSFORD DISPERSAL

DATE: 18TH MARCH 2017 Sire

Dam

Vendor

Purchaser

Area

Prefix (if applicable)

Price Gns

MR D LOWRY MESSRS C M R SOUTAR MESSRS C M R SOUTAR MICHAEL MCDERMOTT M/S G D KEY & SONS HILARY WORKMAN MESSRS C M R SOUTAR MESSRS C M R SOUTAR PORTMAN BURTLEY ESTATE JOHN CASEY D W MORRIS P K FARMS H R BOURN & SONS MISS J PLATTS PAUL CADE H R BOURN & SONS H R BOURN & SONS H R BOURN & SONS MISS KIRSTY MCCAIG H R BOURN & SONS H R BOURN & SONS C D LAKEY PORTMAN BURTLEY ESTATE

Scotland Scotland Scotland

KEELDRUM PEASIEHILL PEASIEHILL

East Anglia

KEY

Scotland Scotland

PEASIEHILL PEASIEHILL

4000 3800 2600 2600 2600 2500 2400 2400

TOP PRICE FEMALES

THURSFORD HOLLY 3RD THURSFORD RUFFLES 31ST THURSFORD DEBS 34TH THURSFORD DEBS 21ST THURSFORD RUFFLES 24TH THURSFORD TONIA 43 THURSFORD TREBLE 48TH THURSFORD DEBS 35TH

BLAIR RORY KILBRIDE FARM VAN GOGH SCOTLAND HILL CAIRO 11 BLAIR RORY BLAIR RORY KILBRIDE FARM VAN GOGH BLAIR RORY SCOTLAND HILL CAIRO 11

THURSFORD HOLLY THURSFORD RUFFLES 18TH THURSFORD DEBS 10TH THURSFORD DEBS 6TH THURSFORD RUFFLES 11TH THURSFORD TONIA 20 THURSFORD TREBLE 25TH THURSFORD DEBS 15TH

MR D C MITCHELL MR D C MITCHELL MR D C MITCHELL MR D C MITCHELL MR D C MITCHELL MR D C MITCHELL MR D C MITCHELL MR D C MITCHELL

551

THURSFORD RUFFLES 47TH

SCOTLAND HILL CAIRO 11

THURSFORD RUFFLES 23

MR D C MITCHELL

503 512 505 525 530 508 509 513 520 535 506 519 524

THURSFORD TINA 22ND THURSFORD TREBLE 45TH THURSFORD RUFFLES 38TH THURSFORD DELILA 39TH THURSFORD DEBS 16TH THURSFORD SADIE 19TH THURSFORD TINA 14TH THURSFORD TREBLE 36TH THURSFORD TREBLE 38TH THURSFORD DEBS 32ND THURSFORD RUFFLES 19TH THURSFORD RUFFLE 32ND THURSFORD RUFFLES 27TH

BLAIR RORY BLAIR RORY CELTIC BRYAN KILBRIDE FARM VAN GOGH BLAIR RORY HALENOOK LEX SCRIPTA BLAIR RORY BLAIR RORY BLAIR RORY CELTIC BRYAN BLAIR RORY KILBRIDE FARM VAN GOGH KILBRIDE FARM VAN GOGH

THURSFORD TINA 12TH THURSFORD TREBLE 23RD THURSFORD RUFFLES 18TH THURSFORD DELILA 25TH THURSFORD DEBS 5TH THURSFORD SADIE 9TH THURSFORD TINA 11TH THURSFORD TREBLE 12TH THURSFORD TREBLE 22ND THURSFORD DEBS 17TH THURSFORD RUFFLES 11TH THURSFORD RUFFLES 19TH THURSFORD RUFFLES 19TH

MR D C MITCHELL MR D C MITCHELL MR D C MITCHELL MR D C MITCHELL MR D C MITCHELL MR D C MITCHELL MR D C MITCHELL MR D C MITCHELL MR D C MITCHELL MR D C MITCHELL MR D C MITCHELL MR D C MITCHELL MR D C MITCHELL

544

THURSFORD SADIE 38TH

SCOTLAND HILL CAIRO 11

THURSFORD SADIE 19TH

MR D C MITCHELL

2350

East Anglia

CADE

East Anglia

ST TRINIANS

2300 2300 2200 2200 2200 2100 2100 2100 2100 2050 2000 2000 2000

SALES REPORTS

507 517 550 510 504 501 514 553

2000

THURSFORD HOLLY 3RD - Top Price Female bred by Mr D C Mitchell, sold for 4000gns to Mr D Lowry (Keeldrum)

THURSFORD RUFFLES 31ST - 2nd Top Price Female, bred by Mr D C Mitchell, sold for 3800gns to Messrs C M R Soutar (Peasiehill)

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SALES REPORTS BEETLEY DISPERSAL PRIZE Lot No

Name

DATE: 18TH MARCH 2017 Sire

Dam

Vendor

Purchaser

Area

Prefix (if applicable)

Price Gns

MISS J PLATTS , LEYBURN MISS J PLATTS , LEYBURN C & J M TUCKER PORTMAN BURTLEY ESTATE R A CADE PORTMAN BURTLEY ESTATE SAM DRIVER MR G ABBOTT J J & W E BOWER

NORTH EAST

RIVERVALE

2500

NORTH EAST

RIVERVALE

2100

SOUTH WEST GOLDHILL

2000

TOP PRICE FEMALES

611

BEETLEY ECLIPSE

DRUMSLEED AMADEUS 09

BEETLEY VERITY

S D ABRAM FARMS

610

BEETLEY EARMUFF

DRUMSLEED AMADEUS 09

BEETLEY CAMELIA 2ND

S D ABRAM FARMS

604

BEETLEY AMANDA

WROXALL TRACKER

BEETLEY TILLY

S D ABRAM FARMS

614

BEETLEY FRISKY WHISKY

DRUMSLEED AMADEUS 09

BEETLEY VERITY

S D ABRAM FARMS

605

DIRNANEAN ABBA A9

BURNDENNETT SPAIN

DIRNANEAN SINDY S18

S D ABRAM FARMS

613

BEETLEY ELAINE

DRUMSLEED AMADEUS 09

DIRNANEAN ABBA A9

S D ABRAM FARMS

608 609 615

BEETLEY TAMZINS DELORES BEETLEY EDELWEISS BEETLEY GABRIELLA

CAIRNVIEW SNAZZY DRUMSLEED AMADEUS 09 KILBRIDE FARM VAN GOGH

BEETLEY TAMZIN BEETLEY WHISPER STERLING FIONAS VALENCIA

S D ABRAM FARMS S D ABRAM FARMS S D ABRAM FARMS

226

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2000 1900 1900 MIDLANDS SANDYLANE NORTH EAST BROWNLOW NORTH WEST MELANDRA

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FRIDAY 20th APRIL

Annual Spring Show and Sale of Bulls and Sale of Females, also Show for ‘Leading Ladies’ (entries close Friday 16th March)

FRIDAY 2nd NOVEMBER Simmental Regional Calf Show Borderway Agri Expo

T. 01228 406200 | F. 01228 406201 harrisonandhetherington.co.uk Borderway Mart, Carlisle, CA1 2RS

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SALES REPORTS CARLISLE

DATE: 21st April 2017

JUDGE: Zara Clarke

Bulls averaged at £3507.95 79% Clearance PRIZE Lot No

Name

Sire

Dam

Vendor

Purchaser

Area

Prefix (if applicable)

Price Gns

HORSFORDMANOR BONUS 10

BURGHBRIDGE HENRIETTA 5TH

MR C J G CLARKE

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

Centre West

STERLING

4600

NEWBIEMAINS BETTINA

JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE

OVERALL CHAMPION & MALE CHAMPION

8

BURGHBRIDGE GABRIEL 15

RESERVE OVERALL & RESERVE MALE CHAMPION

29

NEWBIEMAINS GLOBETROTTER BLACKFORD ALBATROSS 09 15

TOP PRICE BULLS

26 12 24

CORSKIE GLACIER 15 NEWBIEMAINS GLITZ 15 CORSKIE GUS 15

DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 BLACKFORD ALBATROSS 09 BEL DHU CAPERCAILLIE 11

CORSKIE WINTER NEWBIEMAINS BLITZ CORSKIE CADENC

MR WJ & J GREEN JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE MR WJ & J GREEN

8

BURGHBRIDGE GABRIEL 15

HORSFORDMANOR BONUS 10

BURGHBRIDGE HENRIETTA 5TH

MR C J G CLARKE

15 1 21 3 18 2

SCOTLAND HILL GOODIE 15 KERSKNOWE GAFFER 15 BLACKPOOL GREAT ONE 15 ROOKLEA GOALSTRIKER 15 RYDEN GLADIATOR 15 KERSKNOWE GENTLEMAN 15

SCOTLAND VIPER BRAIDWOOD DUKE 12 BLACKPOOL ELY 13 HEPPLEWHITE WELL ARD CLONAGH TIGER GALLANT BRAIDWOOD DUKE 12

SCOTLAND FIREBIRD 11TH KERSKNOWE CURLY 11 BLACKPOOL EMILY ROOKLEA BRENDA ANNANWATER VENICE KERSKNOWE ROSIE

MR THOMAS HILL MR J JEFFREY J DAVID LOFTUS MRS A TRAFFORD MR ANDREW RYDER MR J JEFFREY

J W DAVISON & SONS N&A&M&S TROTTER MR. MUNRO BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BROADFIELD FARMS M J WALLACE A S & T LYTH S RENSHAW J DUFF & SONS MR D J ORD

CAISTOR ARISTOTLE 09

BLAKEWELL REGINA’S ANNIE

I & M STEELE

MR D C HOULDEY

5600 5000 4800

Scotland Centre West

STERLING

Centre West Scotland

4600 4100 4000 3800 3400 3300 3200

East Anglia North East

TOP PRICE FEMALES

49

BLAKEWELL ANNIE’S GAIETY

CORSKIE GLACIER 15 - Top Price Bull, bred by Mr WJ & J Green, sold for 5600gns to J W Davison & Sons

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Scotland

MANOR PARK

3500


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CORSKIE GUS 15 – 3rd Top Price Bull, bred by Mr WJ & J Green, sold for 4800gns to Mr Munro

BURGHBRIDGE GABRIEL 15 - Overall Champion & 4th Top Price Bull bred by Mr C J G Clarke, sold for 4600gns to Boddington Estates

NEWBIEMAINS GLOBETROTTER 15 – Reserve Overall Champion, bred by Jim & Patricia Goldie, not sold

BLACKPOOL GREAT ONE 15 – Bred by J David Loftus and sold for 3800gns to A S & T Lyth

BLAKEWELL ANNIE’S GAIETY – Top Price Female, bred by I & M Steele, sold for 3500gns to Mr D C Houldey (Manor Park)

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NEWBIEMAINS GLITZ 15 – 2nd Top Price Bull, bred by Jim & Patricia Goldie, sold for 5000gns to N & A & M&S Trotter

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SALES REPORTS LEADING LADIES

DATE: 21st April 2017

JUDGE: Zara Clarke

Averages: 4 served heifers @ £2651.25, 6 maiden heifers @ £2616.25 Prize Lot No

Name

Sire

Dam

Vendor

Purchaser

Area

Prefix (if applicable)

Price Gns

DIRNANEAN SNOWIE

MIDHOPE NANCY 3RD

MR W J HOLLINGSWORTH

ANDREW W CLARKE

Northern Ireland

BREAGHEY

3000

STERLING COTSWOLD 11

STERLING AMBER’S DERBY

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

EDWARD ROSSALL

North West

MILAN

2250

MRS H CLARKE

MESSRS N & N GWYNNE

Scotland

CHESTERMANN 3600

JIM & PATRICIA GOLDIE MR W J HOLLINGSWORTH

GARY HINDMARSH GREGOR BROWN

WARKSHAUGH TROWDALE

3300 3000

BREAGHEY

3000

LEADING LADIES FEMALE CHAMPION

39

MIDHOPE GEM

LEADING LADIES RESERVE FEMALE CHAMPION

47

STERLING DERBY’S HI FLYER

TOP PRICE FEMALES

43

WILLIAMS SNOWQUEEN 8TH

HEATHBROW TRISTAR

45 41

NEWBIEMAINS GEEWHIZZ MIDHOPE GWENN

BLACKFORD ALBATROSS 09 DELFUR CHAS 11

HOCKENHULL SNOW QUEEN 35TH NEWBIEMAINS ELEANOR MIDHOPE ROSEANNE 2ND

39

MIDHOPE GEM

DIRNANEAN SNOWIE

MIDHOPE NANCY 3RD

MR W J HOLLINGSWORTH

ANDREW W CLARKE

48 47

WILLIAMS SNOWQUEEN 9TH STERLING DERBY’S HI FLYER BLAKEWELL SWEETHEART GENEVIEVE

CLONAGH DIEHARD GALLANT STERLING COTSWOLD 11

WILLIAMS SNOWQUEEN 3RD STERLING AMBER’S DERBY BLAKEWELL KISS’S SWEETHEART

MRS H CLARKE BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

MESSRS N & N GWYNNE EDWARD ROSSALL

North East Scotland Northern Ireland Scotland North West

I & M STEELE

J J & J M SANDERS

North East

BAVINGTON

2100

OMORGA

2000

MANOR PARK

2000

38

CAISTOR ARISTOTLE 09

44

CHYANHAL GABRIELLA

GLENTURK DYNAMIC 12

CHYANHAL ELLA ROSE

MRS P M LALLY

MR H J W & J C MOORE

Northern Ireland

40

BLAKEWELL DAWN’S GOLDILOCKS

SAMARK SUPERMAN

BLAKEWELL AMY’S DAWN

I & M STEELE

MR D C HOULDEY

Scotland

230

CHESTERMANN 2400 MILAN 2250

WILLIAMS SNOWQUEEN 8TH – Top Price Female, bred by Mrs H Clarke sold for 3600gns to Messrs N & N Gwynne (Chestermann)

NEWBIEMAINS GEEWHIZZ – 2nd Top Price Female, bred by Jim & Patricia Goldie, sold for 3300gns to Gary Hindmarsh (Warkshaugh)

MIDHOPE GEM - Leading Ladies Champion, bred by Mr W J Hollingsworth, sold for 3000gns to Andrew W Clarke (Breaghey)

STERLING DERBY’S HI FLYER - Leading Ladies Reserve Champion, bred by Boddington Estates Ltd, sold for 2250gns to Edward Rossall (Milan)

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CAISTOR REDUCTION

DATE: 21ST APRIL 2017

18 Cows & Heifers served and/or suckling £1808.92 Prize Lot No

Name

Sire

Dam

Vendor

Purchaser

Area

Prefix (if applicable)

Price Gns

CAISTOR DOMITIUS 12 STEINADLER

CAISTOR HANNADANTE 6TH CAISTOR BERNADETTE 12TH

MR B LUNDY MR B LUNDY

MR M WEBSTER T A CARTER & SON

North East

CRACOE

3000 1300

LYKKE ATLANTIS CAISTOR NEPTUNE CAISTOR TIBERIUS CAISTOR BARABAS 10 CAISTOR CHRISTIAN 11 CAISTOR WARREN CAISTOR TIBERIUS CAISTOR WINSTON HEDETOFT VITO CAISTOR WARREN

CAISTOR EMPRESS 23RD CAISTOR EMPRESS 5TH CAISTOR HANNADANTE 4TH CAISTOR REGINA 14TH CAISTOR TZIGANE CAISTOR BERNADETTE 14TH CAISTOR BERNADETTE 11TH CAISTOR RHONA 10TH CAISTOR REGINA 11TH CAISTOR EMPRESS 22ND

MR B LUNDY MR B LUNDY MR B LUNDY MR B LUNDY MR B LUNDY MR B LUNDY MR B LUNDY MR B LUNDY MR B LUNDY MR B LUNDY

MESSRS C M R SOUTAR DAVID BEWLEY EDWARD ROSSALL R P RHODES GORDON WRIGHT A WILLEY GORDON WRIGHT R P RHODES R P RHODES R P RHODES

Scotland Scotland North West

PEASIEHILL KILORAN MILAN

2600 2300 2100 2000 2000 1900 1850 1700 1650 1500

TOP PRICE BULLS

82 83

CAISTOR GEMINUS 15 CAISTOR GRATTIUS 15

TOP PRICE FEMALES

CAISTOR EMPRESS 30TH CAISTOR EMPRESS 14TH CAISTOR HANNADANTE 5TH CAISTOR REGINA 16TH CAISTOR TZIGANE 2ND CAISTOR BERNADETTE 17 CAISTOR BERNADETTE 14TH CAISTOR RHONA 17TH CAISTOR REGINA 17TH CAISTOR EMPRESS 27TH

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73 61 64 74 79 75 65 68 76 69

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DATE: 30th April to 1st May 2017

JUDGE: Mr Andrew Clarke

37 Bulls sold to an average of £4467 - 90% clearance. PRIZE Lot No

Name

Prefix (if applicable)

Price Gns

Sire

Dam

Vendor

Purchaser

Area

DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10

CORSKIE CHAMPAGNE

MR WJ & J GREEN

MR. PEARSON

North West

7400

DELFUR CASANOVA 11

ISLAVALE WHISPER

MR W S STRONACH

M/S AITKEN BROTHERS

Scotland

6200

DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 BEL DHU CAPERCAILLIE 11 ISLAVALE DENZIL 12 DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 AUCHORACHAN WINGER DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10 DELFUR CASANOVA 11 AUCHORACHAN WINGER CURAHEEN COMMANCHE ET (SV) DELFUR CASANOVA 11

CORSKIE CHAMPAGNE CORSKIE DAYSTAR ISLAVALE PANDA CORSKIE CHELLE BENHAR CLOVER ISLAVALE SINDY 2 ISLAVALE WHISPER TEAM MISTY 6TH

MR WJ & J GREEN MR WJ & J GREEN MR W S STRONACH MR WJ & J GREEN ROBERT & HAZEL MCNEE MR W S STRONACH MR W S STRONACH MR R J MACGREGOR

MR. PEARSON J S FRASER SHARP & SONS MR. MEIKLE MR D F STEWART AUCHENECK ESTATES M/S AITKEN BROTHERS MR K RUSSELL

North West Scotland Scotland Scotland Scotland Scotland Scotland Scotland

7400 7200 7200 6200 6200 6200 6200 6000

WOODHALL DAPHNE

MR H MACASKILL

A LINDSAY & CO

Scotland

6000

ISLAVALE HOLLY 3

MR W S STRONACH

MR A NICOLSON

Scotland

6000

OVERALL CHAMPION

622

CORSKIE GLENFIDDICH 15

RESERVE OVERALL CHAMPION

631

ISLAVALE GAMEBOY 15

TOP PRICE BULLS

622 633 640 620 646 614 631 638

CORSKIE GLENFIDDICH 15 CORSKIE GLOBAL 15 ISLAVALE GUARDIAN 15 CORSKIE GEL 15 BENHAR GUNNER 15 ISLAVALE GURU 15 ISLAVALE GAMEBOY 15 TEAM GLENEARN 15

612

WOODHALL GLEN 15

642

ISLAVALE GRUFF 15

232

GLAZERT

CORSKIE GLENFIDDICH 15 - Top Price Bull & Overall Champion, bred by Mr WJ & J Green, sold for 7,400gns to Mr Pearson

CORSKIE GLOBAL 15 - 2nd Top Price Bull, bred by Mr WJ & J Green, sold for 7,200gns to J S Fraser

ISLAVALE GUARDIAN 15 - Joint 2nd Top Price Bull, bred by Mr W S Stronach, sold for 7,200gns to Sharp & Sons

ISLAVALE GAMEBOY 15 - Reserve Overall Champion & 3rd Top Price at 6,200gns, bred by Mr W S Stronach and sold to M/S Aitken Brothers

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BENHAR GUNNER 15 - Also selling at 6,200gns, bred by Robert & Hazel McNee and sold to Mr D F Stewart (Glazert)

ISLAVALE GURU 15 - Again selling at 6,200gns, bred by Mr W S Stronach, sold to Aucheneck Estates

TEAM GLENEARN 15 - Selling at 6,000gns, bred by Mr R J MacGregor, sold to Mr K Russell

WOODHALL GLEN 15 – Also selling at 6,000gns, bred by Mr H Macaskill, sold to A Lindsay & Co

ISLAVALE GRUFF 15 - Again selling at 6,000gns, bred by Mr W S Stronach, sold to Mr A Nicolson

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SALES REPORTS

CORSKIE GEL 15 – Joint 3rd Top Price Bull, bred by Mr WJ & J Green, sold for 6,200gns to Mr Meikle

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SALES REPORTS WORCESTER

DATE: 6th May 2017

JUDGE: Boomer Birch

17 Bulls sold to an average of £2810.29, 85% clearance 3 Cow with Calves @ £2345 - 11 In-Calf Heifers @ £1751.59 11 Maiden Heifers @ £1780.23 - 10 Lopemede Heifers @ £1454.25 PRIZE Lot No

Name

Sire

Dam

Vendor

Purchaser

Area

Prefix (if applicable)

Price Gns

KILLIWORGIE EMPEROR 13

KILLIWORGIE CYNTHIA

MR S A GUMMOW

MR W SMITH

Centre West

LARKSFIELD

3000

KILLIWORGIE EMPEROR 13

KILLIWORGIE VANILLAS CROCUS

MR S A GUMMOW

MR C M MERCER

Centre West

BOWLEY

3000

CHEGWIDDEN ALFIE 09 9

CHEGWIDDEN BAMBINO

MRS V HALL

G E DAVIES & SONS

Wales

CWMBROMLEY

2400

SKERRINGTON ARMADA 09

BALLINALARE FARM COURTNEY MR & MRS J OLDS

MR R & J COOK

South West

RYALL

2400

LOPEMEDE RENEE 4 WROXALL BOUNTIFULPRIMROSE

J RIXON LTD

M/S A & C BENNETT

Midlands

ABBOTSBROOK 4100

C H EVANS & SON

MR C M MERCER

Centre West

BOWLEY

3800

R E & K P THOMAS

Centre West

THOMASBUCKLAND

3400

OVERALL CHAMPION & MALE CHAMPION

27

KILLIWORGIE HEROE 16

RESERVE MALE CHAMPION

24

KILLIWORGIE GIOVANNI 15

RESERVE OVERALL CHAMPION & FEMALE CHAMPION

60

CHEGWIDDEN BAMBINO’S HETTIE

RESERVE FEMALE CHAMPION

44

BOSAHAN GINA COURTNEY

TOP PRICE BULLS

35

LOPEMEDE HAMISH 16

HESTEHAVEN FENRIK

14

WROXALL GALLOWAY 15

LOSNING IVER

8

HEMINGFORD GERONIMO 15

CORSKIE DREAMER 12

HEMINGFORD CLARE

MR J A GRIFFIN & MRS S ARKLEY

9

STARLINE GALILEO 15

KILBRIDE FARM DUKE 12

R H WIDDICOMBE

J RADCLIFFE

24

KILLIWORGIE GIOVANNI 15

KILLIWORGIE EMPEROR 13

MR S A GUMMOW

MR C M MERCER

Centre West

BOWLEY

3000

27 25 1 4 20

KILLIWORGIE HEROE 16 BOSAHAN GENESIS 15 STARLINE GROSVENOR 15 CHEGWIDDEN GONZO 15 BOSAHAN GLENGARRY 15

KILLIWORGIE EMPEROR 13 SKERRINGTON ARMADA 09 SKERRINGTON WARLORD 2 CHEGWIDDEN ALFIE 09 9 SKERRINGTON ARMADA 09

STARLINE GAYLE KILLIWORGIE VANILLAS CROCUS KILLIWORGIE CYNTHIA BOSAHAN BABOUSKA STARLINE ORLANE 28TH CHEGWIDDEN BELLE BOSAHAN ALESHA

MR S A GUMMOW MR & MRS J OLDS R H WIDDICOMBE MRS V HALL MR & MRS J OLDS

MR W SMITH JOHN ROGERS MR P WEBBER MR T E G MEDDINS PE & J HARPER

Centre West Centre West South West Midlands

LARKSFIELD SHIRES STEADWAY WHETTLETON

3000 2900 2600 2600 2400

KILLIWORGIE EMPEROR 13 DINTON NAUTICAL SKERRINGTON ARMADA 09

KILLIWORGIE CLEOPATRA MR S A GUMMOW KILLIWORGIE BETTY BOOP MR S A GUMMOW BALLINALARE FARM COURTNEY MR & MRS J OLDS

MESSRS L J & A J CURRY South West A J LAKE MR R & J COOK South West

WINFORD RYALL

4000 2900 2400

60

KILLIWORGIE HOPE KILLIWORGIE BETTYS EILEEN BOSAHAN GINA COURTNEY CHEGWIDDEN BAMBINO’S HETTIE

CHEGWIDDEN ALFIE 09 9

CHEGWIDDEN BAMBINO

MRS V HALL

G E DAVIES & SONS

Wales

CWMBROMLEY

2400

40

KILLIWORGIE GRACES FLOSSIE

SKERRINGTON DESPERADO 12

BOARS HEAD GRACE 4TH

MR S A GUMMOW

South West

BRYNSWORTHY 2100

38 41 73 37 45

KILLIWORGIE EMMY LOU KILLIWORGIE MIRANDAS GEM LOPEMEDE HIGH HOPE KILLIWORGIE ELEANOR BOSAHAN GEMMA CLOVER

LAKESIDE WARRIOR KILBRIDE FARM COMBER 11 HESTEHAVEN EBENHARD LAKESIDE WARRIOR SKERRINGTON ARMADA 09

KILLIWORGIE VERONICA BOARS HEAD MIRANDA LOPEMEDE ROXY 2 KILLIWORGIE ROSIES WINDFALL BOSAHAN CLOVER

J GREGORY MR S A GUMMOW J RIXON LTD J GREGORY MR & MRS J OLDS

MR S & MRS D SHAPLAND A J LAKE MR S T HAMMETT MR & MRS HAWKEY A J LAKE ANNABEL BAYLIS

South West Cornwall

CLYST SOWENNA

Centre West

PURSHULL

3200

TOP PRICE FEMALES

56 39 44

LOPEMEDE HAMISH 16 - Top price bull, bred by J Rixon Ltd, sold for 4100gns to M/S A & C Bennett (Abbotsbrook)

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SIMMENTAL REVIEW 2017 KILLIWORGIE HEROE 16 - Overall Champion & Male Champion, bred by Mr S A Gummow, sold for 3000gns to Mr W Smith (Larksfield)

KILLIWORGIE GIOVANNI 15 – Also selling for 3000gns and Reserve Male Champion, bred by Mr S A Gummow, sold to Mr C M Mercer (Bowley)

KILLIWORGIE HOPE – Top price Female, bred by Mr S A Gummow, sold for 4000gns to Messrs L J & A J Curry (Winford)

CHEGWIDDEN BAMBINO’S HETTIE - Female Champion, selling at 2400gns, bred by Mrs V Hall, sold to G E Davies & Sons (Cwmbromley)

BOSAHAN GINA COURTNEY - Reserve Female Champion, bred by Mr & Mrs J Olds, sold for 2400gns to Mr R & J Cook

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SALES REPORTS

WROXALL GALLOWAY 15 – 2nd Top price bull, bred by C H Evans & Son, sold for 3800gns to Mr C M Mercer (Bowley)

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SALES REPORTS DEERHURST DISPERSAL PRIZE Lot No

Name

DATE: 23RD SEPTEMBER 2017

Sire

Dam

Vendor

Purchaser

Area

Prefix (if applicable)

Price Gns

Scotland

BLACKFORD

4600

South East

SACOMBE

4000

Midlands Centre West Midlands Scotland South East Wales

BIDDLESDEN GARRISON

3850 3000 2920 2850 2850 2800

South West

BRYNSWORTHY 2700

Centre West

SHIRES

2620

Wales South East South East Wales Wales Midlands

HALOMARK HALLWAY HALLWAY CWRT EIFED

2650 2600 2550 2150 2000 1750

TOP PRICE FEMALES

54

DEERHURST HANNAH 16

PENWERN AMBER 09

DEERHURST ALMA

MR G T VAN DER GUCHT

47

DEERHURST HILARY’S GRACE

PENWERN AMBER 09

DEERHURST CATKIN

MR G T VAN DER GUCHT

36 10 35 27 24 21

DEERHURST FAUNA DEERHURST ADELPHI DEERHURST FRANCINE DEERHURST ELOUSIE DEERHURST DELIA 12 DEERHURST DARLING

PENWERN AMBER 09 BLACKFORD SKYHAWK DENIZES AMAZON 09 PENWERN AMBER 09 DENIZES AMAZON 09 DENIZES AMAZON 09

DEERHURST WISTERIA DEERHURST SNOWFLAKE DEERHURST CORNFLOWER DEERHURST ALMA DEERHURST RUBY DEERHURST TABBY

MR G T VAN DER GUCHT MR G T VAN DER GUCHT MR G T VAN DER GUCHT MR G T VAN DER GUCHT MR G T VAN DER GUCHT MR G T VAN DER GUCHT

16

DEERHURST CROCUS

BLACKFORD SKYHAWK

DEERHURST TABBY

MR G T VAN DER GUCHT

34

DEERHURST FALLON

NEWBIEMAINS CHICAGO 11

DEERHURST BRONTE

MR G T VAN DER GUCHT

MR W G MACPHERSON MR & MRS P B & J A BORLASE MISS J LEWIS D J CLELAND (PARTNER) MR R FAIRBAIRN MR W G MACPHERSON MR M K D HIND MR A DAVIES MR S & MRS D SHAPLAND JOHN ROGERS

PENWERN AMBER 09 PENWERN AMBER 09 HOCKENHULL WATERLOO OMORGA VOLVO DIRNANEAN ESKIMO 13 PENWERN AMBER 09

DEERHURST CROCUS DEERHURST WISTERIA SILVER WELLS BONNIE SKERRINGTON REBECCA 18TH DEERHURST WISTERIA DEERHURST CORNFLOWER

MR G T VAN DER GUCHT MR G T VAN DER GUCHT MR G T VAN DER GUCHT MR G T VAN DER GUCHT MR G T VAN DER GUCHT MR G T VAN DER GUCHT

HALOMARK LTD MR. B. HARDING MR. B. HARDING WS & HL PRICE MR D W JONES MR R FAIRBAIRN

BLACKFORD RAVENSDALE HIRWAUN

TOP PRICE BULLS

62 63 65 64 60 61

236

DEERHURST HORATIO 16 DEERHURST GRAND SLAM 15 BLACKFORD FINDHORN 14 ALCHESTER GLADIATOR 15 DEERHURST HARLEQUIN 16 DEERHURST HADES 16

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DATE: 23rd & 24th October 2017

SIMMENTAL REVIEW 2017

STIRLING

JUDGE: Mr Brian Sutherland

61 bulls sold through the ring averaged at £5720, up by £337 on the year. PRIZE Lot No

Name

Sire

Area

Prefix (if applicable)

Price Gns

Dam

Vendor

Purchaser

MANOR PARK BRONTE

MR D C HOULDEY

A WRIGHT

CORSKIE CANNON 11

BURGHBRIDGE VICKY 3RD

GARY & ANGELA CHRISTIE

MR W J HOLLINGSWORTH

North East

KILBRIDE FARM DELBOY 12

JAW BERTHA

JOHN MAXWELL

KINGAN & SON

Scotland

5500

KILBRIDE FARM DOUBLEACTION 12

BLACKFORD DAISY 2

MR W G MACPHERSON

J D PENMAN

Scotland

5000

AUCHORACHAN ELGIN 13

CELTIC CAMILIA ET

D & R DURNO & SONS

PROF W A PENNY

Scotland

HAREHEAD

8000

DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10

CORSKIE BABSIE

MR WJ & J GREEN

M/S A D SUTHERLAND & SONS

Scotland

GLENLOSSIE

9000

CLONAGH DIEHARD GALLANT

WILLIAMS LORETTE’S BELLE

MRS H CLARKE

HARTE PEAT LTD

KILBRIDE FARM DELBOY 12

MAGHERACRIGAN WONDER

STEPHEN MILLAR

A J EWING (JUNIOR)

Scotland

MANOR PARK DAYDREAM

MR D C HOULDEY

GARRETH BEHAN

Eire

MANOR PARK BRONTE ISLAVALE DANIELLE

MR D C HOULDEY MR W S STRONACH

OVERALL CHAMPION AND INTERMEDIATE CHAMPION

593

MANOR PARK HAYDEN 16

BLACKFORD WORZEL 2

18000

RESERVE OVERALL CHAMPION & RESERVE INTERMEDIATE CHAMPION

566

ROCKYTOP HURRICANE 16

MIDHOPE

13000

SENIOR CHAMPION

521

JAW HAMISH 16

RESERVE SENIOR CHAMPION

531

BLACKFORD HERBIE 16

JUNIOR CHAMPION

611

AUCHORACHAN HERMAN 16

RESERVE JUNIOR CHAMPION

CORSKIE HARBRO 16

SALES REPORTS

597

FEMALE CHAMPION

388

WILLIAMS BELLE’S HANNAH

3500

RESERVE FEMALE CHAMPION

386

GLENOCK HIGHFLYER

FAIRYWATER

3300

TOP PRICE BULLS

638

MANOR PARK HANSOME 16

593 564

MANOR PARK HAYDEN 16 ISLAVALE HOGAN 16

SLIEVENAGH EXTRA SPECIAL 13 BLACKFORD WORZEL 2 WOLFSTAR ELUSIVE 13

566

ROCKYTOP HURRICANE 16

CORSKIE CANNON 11

BURGHBRIDGE VICKY 3RD

GARY & ANGELA CHRISTIE

508

AULTMORE HAMLET 16

BANWY BONZO 10

W M PATTERSON & SON

571

STRATHISLA HAGRID 16

ISLAVALE DONALD 12

STRATHISLA FARMS

582 549

INNERWICK HOTSHOT 16 BRAIDWOOD EVEREST 13 KILBRIDE FARM HOLESTONE 16 SNEUMGAARD IMPERATOR

HAZELDEN JINGLE 8TH STRATHISLA BRAMBLE’S TWIGGY INNERWICK VIRGINIA KILBRIDE FARM IRIS 16E

A WRIGHT K EUNSON MR W J HOLLINGSWORTH J C INNES & SONS

MR & MRS L MOFFAT W H ROBSON & SONS

597

CORSKIE HARBRO 16

DIRNANEAN BRADLEY 10

CORSKIE BABSIE

MR WJ & J GREEN

627

STRATHISLA HARVEST 16

ISLAVALE DONALD 12

STRATHISLA ECHO’S TWIGGY

STERLING NELSON 2ND SKERRINGTON VISA CLONAGH DIEHARD GALLANT KILBRIDE FARM DELBOY 12

ANNICK CASSY’S EASTER ANNICK TRIXI BELLE 9TH WILLIAMS LORETTE’S BELLE MAGHERACRIGAN WONDER

22000 18000 15000

North East

MIDHOPE

Scotland

STRATHBOGIE

13000 11000

MR J JEFFREY

Scotland

KERSKNOWE

11000

Scotland Scotland

STRATHISLA FARMS

MESSRS J I & WN STOUT A & J CRAIG M/S A D SUTHERLAND & SONS MR M CRUICKSHANK

MR L D QUARM MR L D QUARM MRS H CLARKE STEPHEN MILLAR

MESSRS N & N GWYNNE I E GLEAVE HARTE PEAT LTD A J EWING (JUNIOR)

10000 9000

Scotland

GLENLOSSIE

9000

Scotland

OAKPARK

8500

Scotland

CHESTERMANN 4500 4000 3500 FAIRYWATER 3300

TOP PRICE FEMALES

395 398 388 386

ANNICK EASTER’S-GINNY ANNICK TRIXIBELLE 19TH WILLIAMS BELLE’S HANNAH GLENOCK HIGHFLYER

Scotland

MANOR PARK HANSOME 16 - Top Price Bull, bred by Mr D C Houldey, sold for 22,000gns to Garrett Behan

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MANOR PARK HAYDEN 16 - Overall and Intermediate Champion & 2nd Top Price Bull, bred by Mr D C Houldey, sold for 18,000gns to A Wright

ISLAVALE HOGAN 16 - Next highest price at 15,000gns, bred by Mr W S Stronach, sold To K Eunson

ROCKYTOP HURRICANE 16 - Reserve Overall Champion & Reserve Intermediate Champion and selling at 13,000gns, bred by Gary & Angela Christie and sold to Mr W J Hollingsworth (Midhope)

AULTMORE HAMLET 16 - Selling at 11,000gns, bred W M Patterson & Son, sold to J C Innes & Sons (Strathisla)

STRATHISLA HAGRID 16 - Also selling at 11,000gns bred by Strathisla Farms and sold to Mr J Jeffrey (Kersknowe)

INNERWICK HOTSHOT 16 - Bred by Mr & Mrs L Moffatt, sold for 10,000gns to Messrs J I & WN Stout

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SIMMENTAL REVIEW 2017 CORSKIE HARBRO 16 - Also selling at 9,000gns was the Reserve Junior Champion, bred by Mr W J & J Green and sold to A D Sutherland (Glenlossie)

STRATHISLA HARVEST 16 – Selling at 8,500gns, bred by Strathisla Farms and sold to Mr M Cruickshank (Oakpark)

WILLIAMS BELLE’S HANNAH - Female Champion, selling at 3,500gns bred by Mrs H Clarke and sold to Harte Peat Ltd

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KILBRIDE FARM HOLESTONE 16 - Selling at 9,000gns, bred by W H Robson & Sons and sold to A & J Craig

Strathisla Farms (Strathisla) won the Kilbride Farm Trophy for the Best Group of Three

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SALES REPORTS Simmental Females Heifers born on or before January 3, 2016 – 1, J Trafford’s Hepplewhite Noelle 16, by Popes Barclay, 1550gns to H Littler, Brook Farm, Common Lane, Duddon Common; 2, J Trafford’s Jepplewhite Champagne 22, by Snaebum Campari, 1550gns to H Littler, Brook Farm, Common Lane, Duddon Common. Heifers born on or after January 4, 2016 – 1 and heifer champion, Mrs H Clarke’s Williams Belle’s Hannah, by Clonagh Diehard Gallant, 3500gns to Harte Peat, Leonards Island, Clones, Co Monaghan; 2 and reserve heifer, S Millar’s Glenock Highflyer, by Kilbride Farm Delboy, 3300gns to AJ Ewing, Dumbretton, Anna; 3, Mrs H Clarke’s Williams Crystal’s Helga, by Clonagh Diehard Gallant, 1800gns to A Milne and Son, Demperston, Auchtermuchty; 4, AJ Wilson’s Cairnview Noon 4, by Wroxall Cocker-Leeky-Soup, 1900gns to JPM Bews, Gorn, Westray, Orkney; 5, N and N Gwynne’s Chestermann Data Mirander, by Overhill House Data, 1900gns to JPM Bews.

Simmental Bulls Bulls born on or between October 26, 2015, and February 9, 2016 – 1, T Hill’s Scotland Hill Hercules, by Glenturk Extra Special, 4500gns to MG and A Shearer, Lythmore, Bridge of Westfield, Thurso; 2, WM Patterson and Son’s Aultmore Hamlet, by Banwy Bonzo, 11,000gns to J Innes and Sons, Dunscroft, Huntly; 3, R McCulloch’s Overhill House Grand Prix, by Curaheen Drifter, 3000gns to N MacInnes, Skeabost, Isle of Skye; 4, JE Dyet’s Merkland Gee, by Saltire Arnie, unsold; 5, GW Smith’s Drumsleed Horatio, by Ravensdale Chopper, 5000gns to H Reid, The Laws, Kingennie, Broughty Ferry. Bulls born on or between February 10 and 29, 2016 – 1 and senior champion, J Maxwell’s Jaw Hamish, by Kilbride Farm Delboy, 5500gns to R Kingan and Son, Blairshinnoch, Kirkgunzeon, Dumfries; 2 and reserve senior, WG MacPherson’s Blackford Herbie, by Kilbride Farm Doubleaction, 5000gns to JD Penman, Mill of Saphock, Oldmeldrum; 3, G Brown’s Springfield Hercules, by Whitemire King Kong, unsold; 4, RS and ME Weatherup’s Roma Hawick, by Denizes Exclusive, 2250gns to Genoch Mains, c/o JM McIntosh, Dunragit, Stranraer; 5, H Duff’s Pitmudie Hunter, by Corrick Caesar, 3200gns to Scottish Government Bull Stud, Inverness. Bulls born on or between March 1 and 11, 2016 – 1, C Inglis’ Greencap Hugo, by Kilbride Farm Chieftain, 4000gns to Genoch Mains, c/o JM McIntosh, Dunragit, Stranraer; 2, JH and VG Wood’s Popes Handsome, by Kilbride Farm Comber, unsold; 3, H Gilbert’s Whiteridden Highlander, by Kilbride Farm Comber, unsold; 4, H Duff’s Pitmudie Hilcrest, by Corskie Elder, 3000gns to DA Russell, Whitehill, Howwood, Renfrewshire; 5, H Duff’s Pitmudie Harley, by Corskie Elder, 3000gns to R Simpson and Son, Duchlage, Crieff. Bulls born on or between March 12 and 22, 2016 – 1, RMKD Hind’s Ravensdale Harrier, by Heathbrow Ex Factor, unsold; 2, G and A Christie’s Rockytop Houdini, by Corskie Cannon, 5000gns to C and M Emslie, Law Farm, Insch;  3, WH Robson and Sons’ Kilbride Farm Hightown, by Corskie Damario, 3000gns to TR Walker, Ryeflatt, Cleghorn, Lanark; 4, Strathisla Farms’ Strathisla Hennessay, by Losning Ivor, unsold; 5, WS Stronach’s Islavale Hogan, by Wolfstar Elusive, 15,000gns to K Eunson, Braebuster, Deerness, Orkney. Bulls born on or between March 23 and 30, 2016 – 1, reserve intermediate and reserve supreme, G and A Christie’s Rockytop Hurricane, by Corskie Cannon, 13,000gns to WJ Hollingsworth, Midhope Hall, Sheffield; 2, Strathisla Farms’ Strathisla Hagrid, by Islavale Donald, 11,000gns to J Jeffrey, Kersknowe, Kelso; 3, Strathisla Farms’ Strathisla Havan, by Islavale Donald, 7500gns to G Allan, Glenturk, Newton Stewart; 4, JL and CJ Weatherup’s Lisglass Horatio, by Dermotstown Delboy, unsold; 5, WS Stronach’s Islavale Hunter, by Atlow Dixon, 6500gns to Balbirnie Home Farm, Pitillock, Freuchie, Fife; Bulls born on or between March 31 and April 8, 2016 – 1, intermediate champion and supreme champion, DC Houldey’s Manor Park Hayden, by Blackford Worzel, 18,000gns to A Wright, West Lundie, Argaty; 2, WJ and J Green’s Corskie Hamlet, by Greencap Ace, 5000gns to WSL Muir, Upper Onston, Stenness, Orkney; 3, Mr and Mrs L Moffat’s Innerwick Hotshot, by Braidwood Everest, 10,000gns to JI and W Stout, Whitehall, Stronsay, Orkney;  4, GW Smith’s Drumsleed Hercules, by Kilbride Farm Benone, unsold; 5, R McCulloch’s Overhill House Helper, by Curaheen Drifter, unsold. Bulls born on or between April 8 and 25, 2016 – 1 and reserve junior, WJ and J Green’s Corskie Harbro, by Dirnanean Bradley, 9000gns to AD Sutherland, Connachie, Elgin; 2, N and N Gwynne’s Chestermann Henry, by Sterling Empire, 4000gns to I and A Fisher, Spittal Farm, Creetown, Newton Stewart; 3, T, C and G Greenhill’s Craighill Hector, by Knockreagh Champion, 3200gns to WJF Ramsay and Sons, Cardryne, Drummore, Stranraer; 4, SB Knox’s Kyeston Harley, by Keeldrum Eclipse, 6000gns to Firm of D Smith, Fallaw, Inverkeilour, Angus; 5, RS and ME Weatherup’s Roma Hallmark, by Samark Superman, 2200gns to R and W Gauld, Leys of Dummuie, Drumblade, Huntly. Bulls born on or between April 26 and May 13, 2016 – 1 and junior champion, D and R Durno and Sons’ Auchorachan Hermon, by Auchorachan Elgin, 8000gns to Professor WA Penny, Harehead, Cranshaws, Duns; 2, N and N Gwynne’s Chestermann Handsome, by Overhill House Data, 4000gns to JK Ledingham, Fintry, Turriff; 3, D and R Durno and Sons’ Auchorachan Hunter, by Auchorachan Elgin, unsold;  4, GW Smith’s Drumsleed Harvester, by Haystar Cracker, unsold; 5, WJ and J Green’s Corskie Heseen, by Bel Dhu Capercaillie, 4800gns to T Miller and Son, Balannan, Ringford, Castle Douglas. Bulls born on or after May 14, 2016 – 1, Strathisla Farms’ Strathisla Harvest, by Islavale Donald, 8500gns to M Cruickshank, Parkfield, Oldmeldrum; 2, Strathisla Farms’ Strathisla Hornblower, by Islavale Donald, 6500gns to RH Brunton, Crudie Acres, Arbroath; 3, J and G Houliston’s Saltire Hector, by Kilbride Farm Dragoon, 4500gns to A and D Clark, Stratheast, Holm, Orkney;  4, Mr and Mrs M Ward and Sons’ Westridge Hercule, by Grangewood Baron, 3200gns to Scottish Government Bull Stud, Inverness; 5, DD McDowell’s Castlemount Hilltown, by Longbeach Darius, unsold.  Data provided courtesy of the Scottish Farmer

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STERLING DISPERSAL

DATE: 24th October 2017

FEMALE BREED RECORD SMASHED TWICE AT THE BODDINGTONS DISPERSAL

SALES REPORTS

24th October 2017 The Sterling herd which had been in existence since 1979 was dispersed at Stirling, the Society and breed in general are indebted to the amount of PR we gained due to the effort time and money invested by the Sterling Herd in showcasing the breed for many years. It was therefore entirely fitting that the sale TWICE BROKE THE FEMALE BREED RECORD. On behalf of the Society, thank you very much! 13 Cows and calves averaged at £5605, 25 in-calf heifers averaged at £2375, 14 in calf heifers averaged at £3135, 17 maiden heifers averaged at £4101 and the 14 young bulls averaged at £1560 PRIZE Lot No

Name

Sire

Dam

Vendor

Purchaser

Area

Prefix (if applicable)

Price Gns

South East

SACOMBE

28000

Northern Ireland South East Scotland Scotland North West

BALLINALARE FARM BRANDANE CORSKIE POPES

8000 7000 7000 6000

South East

SACOMBE

6000

Midlands Cornwall Scotland Wales Scotland

ATLOW KURLYCOAT PITMUDIE LLWYDCOED CORSKIE

5500 5500 4800 4500 4200

M/S J B WILKIE & SONS J SEALE MR. FINDLAY MR & MRS P B & J A BORLASE

Scotland

BRAIGIEWELL

4200 4000 3800

South East

SACOMBE

3800

Scotland

KEELDRUM

3500

Scotland

SPRINGSETT

2600

Scotland North West Scotland

FISHPOOL LAIGLAND

1800 1450 1400 1400

TOP PRICE FEMALES

468

STERLING BACARDI’S HAWAII

ANNICK EXOCET 13

STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

439

STERLING CELIA’S FIFI

STERLING COTSWOLD 11

STERLING DOLORES CELIA

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

MR & MRS P B & J A BORLASE HARTE PEAT LTD

446

STERLING SADIE’S FAITH

MENDICK BUTCH 10

THURSFORD SADIE 26TH

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

MR J WILSON

445 450 416 474

STERLING CANDY’S F.C.U.K STERLING VIRTUE’S GRACIE 15 STERLING DOLORES CELIA STERLING DOLL’S HOLLY

STERLING COTSWOLD 11 STERLING FLINT STERLING ROCHESTER ANNICK EXOCET 13

STERLING NOVA’S CANDY STERLING NEWMOONS VIRTUE STERLING ADEL’S DOLORES STERLING ALICIA’S DOLL

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

419

STERLING PETRA’S CAIRO

DOVEFIELDS GALLANT

STERLING DOLORES PETRA

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

426 465 460 476 425 452

STERLING ALICIA’S DOLL STERLING BARCARDI’S HOPE STERLING GIN STERLING ELLIE’S HEIDI STERLING NAOMI’S DANA STERLING BACARDI’S GI GI

MENDICK BUTCH 10 AUCHORACHAN ACDC 09 9 ANNICK EXOCET 13 STERLING GINO 15 STERLING NELSON 2ND AUCHORACHAN ACDC 09 9

STERLING VICKY’S ALICIA STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI STERLING ALICIA’S DOLL STERLING FIESTA’S ELLIE STERLING ADELS NAOMI

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

MR J MCMILLAN MR WJ & J GREEN E M SMITH & SONS M/S J H & V G WOOD MR & MRS P B & J A BORLASE MR D DONNELLY J GREGORY HEATHER DUFF ARWEL DYFED DAVIES MR WJ & J GREEN

422 431

STERLING VICKY’S DOLORES STERLING NAOMI’S ECHO

STERLING FLINT STERLING VIKING 2ND

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

436

STERLING GRACE’S ELOISE

DARSHAM PLAYBOY

STERLING NAOMI’S BACARDI STERLING BARBARELLAS VICKY STERLING ADELS NAOMI STERLING CHAMPAGNE’S GRACE

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

22000 8000

TOP PRICE BULLS

487

STERLING ICON 17

ANNICK EXOCET 13

STERLING BACARDI’S FUNKY

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

479

STERLING HAYMAKER 16

DOVEFIELDS GALLANT

STERLING DOLORES PETRA

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

482 480 488 483

STERLING HAMISH 16 STERLING HUGO 16 STERLING ICEBERG 17 STERLING HUMDINGER 16

ANNICK EXOCET 13 ANNICK EXOCET 13 ANNICK EXOCET 13 STERLING GINO 15

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

484

STERLING HILLMAN 16

ANNICK EXOCET 13

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

J BLYTH

491

STERLING IRON BRU 17

ANNICK EXOCET 13

STERLING BLONDIE’S EVELYN STERLING DOLORES ANNA STERLING BACARDI’S EVITA STERLING SAMOA’S FERN STERLING SAMANTHA’S AUBRIETIA STERLING JULIA’S DIANA

MR D LOWRY DOUGIE MCBEATH & SARAH JANE JESSOP M/S A & D CLARK T J HASSALL & CO MR W G B MCHARG J BLYTH

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

485

STERLING HERBERT 16

STERLING GINO 15

STERLING AUBRIETIA’S FIONA

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

490

STERLING IVANHO 17

STERLING GINO 15

STERLING TRIXIE’S FREESPIRIT

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

MAXWELL FARMING CO MESSRS OF HOLE O CLEAN FARM MR S P WHITE

1300 1000 Scotland North West

1000 TIRLEY

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STERLING BACARDI’S HAWAII - Top Price & a new FEMALE BREED RECORD at 28,000gns, bred by Boddingtons Estates Ltd, sold to Mr & Mrs P B & J A Borlase

STERLING CELIA’S FIFI - 2nd Top Price at the sale and in breed history at 22,000gns, bred by Boddingtons Estates Ltd, sold to Harte Peat Ltd

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Suggested Names For 2018

BULLS NAMES BEGINNING WITH J Jack

Jayden

Joe

Justin

Jesse

Jet

Judd

Jingo

Jive

Juice

Jabberwocky

Jalapeno

Jumblebee

Janus

Joshua

Jonathan

Jerry

James

Justice

Jazzy

Julian

Jason

Jubilee

Jerusalem

Jettison

Jaffa

Josiah

Jumbo

Jamieson

Jax

Jake

Jester

Jacob

Jeffrey

Jolly

Jackhammer

Joaquin

Jedi

Jude

Jay Z

Jagger

Jafar

Jamie

Joker

Johnston

Juventus

Jodhpur

Jermaine

Jared

Jeremy

Judah

Jensen

Jersey

Jericho

Juan

Journeyman

Jonah

Jigsaw

Jiffy

Jasper

Jerome

Jove

Jim

Juggler

Jitterbug

Jeremiah

Jupiter

Jackson

Juggernaut

Jose

Jereboam

Jouster

Junior

Jackpot

Jimmy

Jethro

Jaeger

Judge

Jay

Jermaine

Joseph

Jackaroo

Jefferson

Jordan

Jimbob

Jogger

Jumble

Jock

Jagielka

Jalex

Javelin

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Jenny

Jillian

Jo-Jo

Jennalyn

Joan

January

Jordan

Joyce

Joanna

Jackie

Jacintha

Jezebel

Jennifer

Jill

Jasmine

Jane

Joyce

Juno

Jamilia

Jodie

Jaime

Jade

Julie

Jenna

J-Lo

Josie

Jan

Jolene

Juliet

Jemima

Julia

Jacqueline

Jaimelynn

Jessica

Jana

Joni

Jewel

Johanna

Juliana

Janet

Judith

Jesabelle

Janelle

Juanita

Jeanette

Jess

Jules

Jean

Joss

Judy

Janice

Juniper

June

Josie

Joy

Josephine

Janice

Jessie

Janine

Justine

Jocelyn

Jolie

Joyful

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M067265

MRS HAYLEY CLARKE

07799 693582

Hirwaun Rooney

M064400

MR A DAVIES

07866 282766

Kilbride Farm Comber

M078617

M/S JH & VG WOOD

01254 878971 / 07813063431

Kilbride Farm Delboy

M082204

AI SERVICES (ROBIN BOYD)

028 90833123 / 07799346784

Kilbride Farm Escalop 13

M084884

W H ROBSON & SONS

028 93340304 / 07968 814180

Kilbride Farm Glenhead 15

M089513

AI SERVICES (ROBIN BOYD)

028 90833123 / 07799346784

Langmose Triton (P)

I000380

JUDITH COCKERILL

01295 690274 / 07979404388

Mendick Butch

M076345

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

01242 680609

Milnafua Graduate

M045753

W H ROBSON & SONS

028 93340304 / 07968 814180

Omorga Baldwin

M076745

AI SERVICES (ROBIN BOYD)

028 90833123 / 07799346784

Popes Laird

M055700

MR J GREEN

01343 870387

Popes Tonka

M067180

MR WILLIAM YOUNG

07779149765 / willieyung@hotmail.co.uk

Promi (PP)

I001148

MR & MRS L MOFFAT

01368 840270

Ranfurly Confederate C24

M080428

MR W S STRONACH

07779782777

Shanehill Victor

M070321

MR C HOULDEY

07703 488277

Sowenna Aristocrat 09

M074129

MR WILLIAM YOUNG

07779149765 / willieyung@hotmail.co.uk

Skerrington Legacy

M056019

MR WILLIAM YOUNG

07779149765 / willieyung@hotmail.co.uk

Sneumgaard Imperator (PP)

I001191

W H ROBSON & SONS

028 93340304 / 07968 814180

Starline Klassik

M054547

R H WIDDICOMBE

01803 732277 / susan.widdicombe@btconnect.com

Sterling Cotswold 11

S002721

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

01242 680609

Sterling Flint

S001774

P CLEMENTS & PARTNERS

01359 251233

Sterling Viking 2nd

M069308

BODDINGTON ESTATES LTD

01242 680609

Tiset Darwin

I000865

JUDITH COCKERILL

01295 690274 / 07979 404388

Vingegard Texas (P)

I000379

JUDITH COCKERILL

01295 690274 / 07979 404388

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SIMMENTAL REVIEW 2017

Pedigree Registration Levy Scheme Bulls registered under the Pedigree Registration Levy Scheme are listed below. Members should note that the pedigree registration levy is additional to the purchase of semen and payment must be made to the Society at the time of registration either by direct debit for Telreg/online, or by cheque for paper registrations. Owners of the Levy Rights receive payment on a quarterly basis from the Society. Please check website or call the society office for confirmation on Genus Levy sires. ANIMALS NAME/ HERD NO

LEVY FEE (EX VAT)

LEVY OWNER NAME, PHONE, FAX & EMAIL

VAT

TOTAL

Auchorachan Wizard (M072755)

Mr J Wilson Tel: 028 302 63342/61938 Fax: 028 302 67919 Tel No2: 028 406 31863

£30.00

£6.00

£36.00

Banwy Wonderboy (M073205)

M/S J H & V G Wood Tel: 01254 878971 Mobile: 07813 063431 Email: vgwood@tiscali.co.uk

£40.00

£8.00

£48.00

Bel Dhu Capercaillie (M079624)

Mr J Green Tel: 01343 870211 Email: iain@wjjgreen.co.uk

£80.00

£16.00

£96.00

Blackford Falcon (M042486)

Mr J H Ede Tel: 01538 723283 Email: folesimmentals@btinternet.com

£30.00

£6.00

£36.00

Blackford Rory (M012204)

Boddington Estates Ltd Tel: 01242 680609 Fax: 01242 680998 Email: manager@sterlingsimmentals.co.uk

£22.00

£4.40

£26.40

Bruchag Glenfiddich (M090175)

M/S R & P MnAlister Tel: 01700 831276 Mobile: 0780 3127073 Email: randpmcalister@ btconnect.com

£37.50

£7.50

£45.00

Camus Brandy (M029502)

Mr J Wilson Tel: 028 302 63342/61938 Fax: 028 302 67919 Tel-Number 2: 028 406 31863

£40.00

£8.00

£48.00

Carnkern Titan (M015902)

William Jones & Son Tel: 028 944 32069

£45.00

£9.00

£54.00

Celtic Bryan (I000926)

M/S G D Key & Sons Tel: 01508 528821 Mobile: 07843 277218

£25.00

£5.00

£30.00

Clonagh Tiger Gallant (I000656)

D & R Durno & Sons Tel: 01807 590213

£40.00

£8.00

£48.00

Coose Gambler (I001762)

Cogent Breeding Ltd Tel: 01244 622000

£35.00

£7.00

£42.00

Corrick Kentucky Kid (M054467)

P Clements & Partners Tel: 01359 251233 Fax: 01359 251233 Mobile: 07770 773752

£40.00

£8.00

£48.00

Darsham Playboy (M061211)

P Clements & Partners Tel: 01359 251233 Fax: 01359 251233 Mobile: 07770 773752

£40.00

£8.00

£48.00

Derrycallaghan Ernest (M085601)

Mr M A Barlow Tel: 01772 601403 Mobile: 07921 674041

£30.00

£6.00

£36.00

Dirnanean Bradley (M076366)

Mr J Green Tel: 01343 870211 Email: iain@wjjgreen.co.uk

£80.00

£16.00

£96.00

Dirnanean Nugget (M008567)

Moncur Pedigree Herds Tel: 01828 687938 Fax: 01828 686400 Email: russell@taypack.com

£40.00

£8.00

£48.00

Drumlone Anchor (M074121)

Mr L A Richardson Tel: 07855 436203 Mr W E & K & M Nelson Tel: 07764895100 (Keith) Email: keithnelson39@tiscali.co.uk

£30.00

£6.00

£36.00

Falondene Cincinnati (M079495)

Cogent Breeding Ltd Tel: 01244 622000

£35.00

£7.00

£42.00

Grangewood Baron (M077594)

Mr & Mrs Ward & Sons Tel: 01555 840497 Email: jward@wardplant.com

£25.00

£5.00

£30.00

Heathbrow Tristar (M067265)

Mrs Hayley Clarke Tel: 07799 693582 Email: info@williamslivestock.com

£33.33

£6.67

£40.00

Heywood Andrew (ET) (S001297)

Mr C J G Clarke Tel: 01473 890287

£25.00

£5.00

£30.00

Kilbride Farm Comber (M078617)

M/S J H & V G Wood Tel: 01254 878971 Mobile: 07813 063431 Email: vgwood@tiscali.co.uk

£40.00

£8.00

£48.00

Kilbride Farm Escalop (M084884)

W H Robson & Sons Tel: 028 933 40304 / 07968 814180 Fax: 028 933 49486 Email: robsons31@btinternet.com

£40.00

£8.00

£48.00

Kilbride Farm Newry (M059151)

W H Robson & Sons Tel: 028 933 40304 or 07968 814180 Fax: 028 933 49486 Email: robsons31@btinternet.com

£40.00

£8.00

£48.00

Kilbride Farm Delboy (M082204)

AI Services (NI) Ltd Tel: 02890 833123 or 07799346784

£35.00

£7.00

£42.00

Kilbride Farm Glenhead (M089513)

AI Services (NI) Ltd Tel: 02890 833123 or 07799346784

£35.00

£7.00

£42.00

Losning Iver (P) I001195

Cogent Breeding Ltd Tel: 01244 622000

£30.00

£6.00

£36.00

Mendick Butch (M076345)

Boddington Estates Ltd Tel: 01242 680609 Fax: 01242 680998 Email: manager@sterlingsimmentals.co.uk

£30.00

£6.00

£36.00

Omorga Baldwin (M076745)

AI Services (NI) Ltd Tel: 02890 833123 or 07799346784

£30.00

£6.00

£36.00

Omorga Prince (M060676)

J L & C J Weatherup Tel: 028 933 40971 Mobile: 07875 728826

£30.00

£6.00

£36.00

Popes Barclay (M078191)

Cogent Breeding Ltd Tel: 01244 622000

£30.00

£6.00

£36.00

Popes Grandslam (M090828)

Cogent Breeding Ltd Tel: 01244 622000

£30.00

£6.00

£36.00

Popes Laird (M055700)

Mr J Green Tel: 01343 870211 Email: iain@wjjgreen.co.uk

£80.00

£16.00

£96.00

Skerrington Franklyn (M086236)

A J & S D Heath Tel: 01952 541374 Mobile: 07971 814082

£30.00

£6.00

£36.00

Starline Klassik (M054547)

R H Widdicombe Tel: 01803 732277 Fax: 01803 732277 Email: susan.widdicombe@btconnect.com

£30.00

£6.00

£36.00

Sterling Cotswold 11 (S002721)

Boddington Estates Ltd Tel: 01242 680609 Fax: 01242 680998 Email: manager@sterlingsimmentals.co.uk

£35.00

£7.00

£42.00

Sterling Flint (M042435)

P Clements & Partners Tel: 01359 251233 Fax: 01359 251233 Mobile: 07770 773752

£40.00

£8.00

£48.00

Sterling Gino 15 (M088452)

Jake Gregory Tel 07712463354

£33.33

£6.67

£40.00

Sterling Viking 2nd (M069308)

Boddington Estates Ltd Tel: 01242 680609 Fax: 01242 680998 Email: manager@sterlingsimmentals.co.uk

£35.00

£7.00

£42.00

Woodhall Ferrari (M086256)

Cogent Breeding Ltd Tel: 01244 622000

£35.00

£7.00

£42.00

Wroxall Cocker-Leeky-Soup (M080195)

C & H Evans & Son Tel: 01926 484230

£40.00

£8.00

£48.00

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SCHEDULE OF FEES Due to the Society’s Charitable status the Membership Subscription fees are not subject to VAT on the full amount and therefore the proportional breakdown has been clearly stated. MEMBERSHIP

FEE £

VAT AT 20%

TOTAL

Initial Joining Fee & Prefix Registration

£44.68

£8.94

£53.62

Full Annual proportioned £24.68 zero rated VAT

£24.68

£0.00

£24.68

Full Annual proportioned £35.00 plus VAT @ 20% for DD Members

£35.00

£7.00

£42.00

Full Annual Subscription Total is split into Vatable and Non Vatable totals

£66.68 Full Annual proportioned £40.00 plus VAT @ 20% Non DD Members

£40.00

£8.00

Full Annual proportioned £24.68 zero rated VAT

£24.68

£0.00

£48.00 £24.68

£72.68

Life Membership Total is £850.00 & is split into Vatable & Non Vatable Totals ( Joining Fee & Prefix Registration included ) Life Membership proportioned £23.10 plus VAT @ 20%

£23.10

£4.62

£27.72

Life Membership proportioned £822.28 zero rated for VAT

£822.28

£0.00

£822.28

£850.00

Associate Membership proportioned £6.34 plus VAT @ 20% for DD Members

£6.34

£1.27

£7.61

Associate Membership proportioned £24.68 zero rated for VAT

£24.68

£0.00

£24.68

£32.29

Associate Membership proportioned 11.34 plus VAT @ 20% for Non DD Members

£11.34

£2.27

£13.61

Associate Membership proportioned £24.68 zero rated for VAT

£24.68

£0.00

£24.68

Overseas ( including Republic of Ireland ) Zero rated for VAT

£33.60

£0.00

£33.60

Initial Joining fee & Prefix Registration

£10.72

£2.14

£12.86

Annual Subscription ( Zero rated for VAT )

£21.00

£0.00

£21.00

£33.86

£5.25

£0.00

£5.25

Associate Membership Total is split into Vatable & Non Vatable Totals

£38.29 REGISTERING YOUNG MEMBERSHIP ( Max age limit 25yrs )

NON REGISTERING YOUNG MEMBERS ( Max age limit 25yrs ) Annual Subscription

Young Life Membership Total is £378.58 & is split into Vatable & Non Vatable Totals ( Joining Fee & Prefix Registration included ) Young Life Membership proportioned £23.10 plus VAT @ 20%

£23.10

£4.62

£27.72

Life Membership proportioned £350.86 zero rated for VAT

£350.86

£0.00

£350.86

£378.58

Register within 27 days of birth - Paper

£35.00

£7.00

£42.00

Register within 27 days of birth - Tel-Reg

£30.00

£6.00

£36.00

Register within 27 days of birth- On-line

£26.00

£5.20

£31.20

Birth Notify within 27 days of birth - Paper / Tel-Reg / On-line

£8.00

£1.60

£9.60

Register up to 12 months Paper / Tel-Reg / On-line ( previously notified )

£55.51

£11.10

£65.41

Register Over 12 months previously birth notified ( please see below for conditions )

£250.00

£50.00

£300.00

Register Over 12 months not previously birth notified ( please see below for conditions )

£400.00

£80.00

£480.00

Embryo Registration On Paper

£35.00

£7.00

£42.00

Embryo Registration By Tel-Reg

£30.00

£6.00

£36.00

Embryo Registration On-line

£26.00

£5.20

£31.20

Graded Registrations On Paper

£22.89

£4.58

£27.47

Graded Registrations by Tel-Reg ( Cannot be processed on-line )

£17.53

£3.51

£21.04

Performance Recording Records / Steers

£1.05

£0.21

£1.26

REGISTRATIONS

Birth Notification can ONLY be processed 27 days from the date of birth, no late Birth Notifications will be accepted. Calves born dead should be notified free of charge. Calves sired by a breed other than Simmental should be notified as peformance only at the rate of £1.26. We encourage all performance recording members to record all births but please note that performance only records CANNOT be taken up to full registration at any time. Freemartins should be Birth Notified within 27 days of birth and must be registered within 12-36 months maximum. Please contact the BSCS for further information.

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£5.00

£1.00

£6.00

DNA Typing kit per animal

£23.10

£4.62

£27.72

Polled DNA test

£20.00

£4.00

£24.00

Freemartin DNA Test

£35.00

£7.00

£42.00

Embryo Flush Form (ET1) price per form

£10.00

£2.00

£12.00

Imported Embryo Fee

£50.00

£10.00

£60.00

Importation ( Including Republic of Ireland ) to be entered into the British Simmental Herdbook

£50.00

£10.00

£60.00

CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP ( Payable by Purchaser ) Sale / Private

Purebred

£16.53

£3.31

£19.84

Graded

£5.36

£1.07

£6.43

Bull used from a Non Member ( Commercial Man ) ( including semen purposes )

£16.53

£3.31

£19.84

Exportation Certificate ( Embryo Purposes )

£10.00

£2.00

£12.00

Exportation Certificate ( Live Animal Purposes )

£18.50

£3.70

£22.20

UPGRADING ( Grade inspection of animal on farm )

Price on Application

ROYALTY SIRE

Registration of Levy Sire

£273.00

£54.60

£327.60

Annual Fee to Maintain Levy ( The Annual Levy Fee is invoiced from 1st January following £54.96 the year of Registration )

£10.99

£65.95

Administration Fee ( per Levy Registration )

SIMMENTAL REVIEW 2017

Amended or Replacement Pedigree Certificate

* Transfer of Ownership form/s must be completed for privately sold animals *

10%

LATE REGISTRATION MATRIX • The following pricing matrix and late penalties will apply to all members who are registering calves under these circumstances. • Calves not registered within the 27 days after date of birth are subject to the fee schedule below. • Cattle may be registered after 12 months of age, subject to proven DNA parentage testing. • Please note the fee that is quoted includes the parentage test for the calf only. The DNA typing of the Sire and Dam is £27.72 ( inc VAT, per animal ), if not already on file • Please contact the Registration Department to process any registrations over twelve months of age as this cannot be processed on-line. 1-3 Months

4-6 Months

7-9 Months

10-12 Months

Registrations that are received after 27 days of birth will then fall into the pricing matrix for late fees

Birth Notification fee £9.60 plus the 12 month registration fee of £65.41

Birth Notification fee £9.60 plus the 12 month registration fee of £65.41 plus late penalty fee of £18.90 ( £15.75 + VAT )

Birth Notification fee of £9.60 plus the 12 month registration fee of £65.41 plus late penalty fee of £37.80 ( £31.50 + VAT)

TOTAL

TOTAL

TOTAL

TOTAL

£19.03 will be added to the cost of Registration

£75.01

£93.91

£112.81

Over 12 Months Previously Birth Notified

Over 12 Months NOT Previously Birth Notified

£250 + VAT = £300

£400 + VAT = £480

This includes the cost of the DNA test for the calf. Sire & Dam tests are not included and are £23.10 + VAT each if the profile is not already on our file.

This includes the cost of the DNA test for the calf. Sire & Dam tests are not included and are £23.10 + VAT each if the profile is not already on our file.

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Advertising Index ADVERTISER

PREFIX

PAGE NO

ADVERTISER

Mr WJ & J Green

Corskie

ISFC

NI club advert

W H Robson & Sons

Kilbride Farm

PREFIX

PAGE NO 107

1

Mr R J Boyd

Slievenagh

107

2

D & R Durno & Sons

Auchorachan

122

3

Strathisla Farms

Strathisla

123

Barlow Trailers

4

Jim & Patricia Goldie

Newbiemains

124

Farmers Eye

15

Mr A King

Wolfstar

125

Gwynne

Chestermann, Castlewigg & Castlegwynne

126

David Craig

Kennox

127

Smith

Drumsleed & Boswell

127

Richard McCulloch

Overhill House

128

Mr W S Stronach

Islavale

129

J C McLaren & Partners

Dargill

130

Catherine Macgregor M/S J H & V G Wood

Popes

A B Europe

38

Bovela

54

SAC

60

Hi Health

60

J Rixon Ltd

Lopemede

Thornton Breakers

68 69

MR S A Gummow

Killiworgie

74

Mrs V Hall

Chegwidden

75

Societie Generale

75

Cornwall Club Advert

76

Mr & Mrs J Olds

Bosahan

77

M/S G D Key & Sons

Key Simmental

79

Mr & Mrs LJ Dowley

Theberton

79

Mrs H Clarke

Williams

80

M/S A & P A Hurn

Twyford

81

Bruce Stevenson

81

Mr Thomas Hill

Scotland Hill

83

Mr & Mrs R & L Storer Smith

Storersmith

87

Mr V C Bailey

Mixbury-Hall

88

NBA

88

Cogent

89

Mr W J Hollingsworth

Midhope

Harbro

92 93

Mr P N Burgess

Tilbrook

98

J David Loftus

Blackpool

98

Mr M A Barlow

Denizes

99

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Poets House

131

Mr R J Grenham

Boars Head

133

Mr & Mrs PB & JA Borlase

Sacombe

134

Mrs A Jukes

Swallowhill

135

Mr & Mrs S & L Blomfield

Sway

136

Mr M K D Hind

Ravensdale

136

Miss J M Hawkins

Chates

136

C J Patmore

Norman

136

D A & L A Sapsed

Heathbrow

137

Mr & Mrs Mark Evans

Dewisland

145

Mr A Davies

Hirwaun

145

Mr A G Davies

Welston

146

McInnes Show

147

Ghost

183

H&H

227

United Auctions

227

McCartneys

244

Newark Livestock Market

244

C H Evans & Son

Wroxall

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SIMMENTAL REVIEW 2017

APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP (Please write clearly in BLOCK CAPITALS) NAME:

(All Corporate bodies must have a nominee)

ADDRESS:

TELEPHONE:

POSTCODE:

(Include STD Code)

EMAIL:

MOBILE:

If you wish to join as a FLECKVIEH member, PLEASE TICK - Full Membership Only *Young Membership Only - Date Of Birth

/

/

Only FULL/LIFE members can register cattle, enter Society Sales, vote in Society business, or be elected to Council. The Society year runs from 1st August to 31st July. Members joining in June and July will have their subscription rolled over into the next year. MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES Joining Fee & Prefix Registration Fee £44.68 + £8.94 VAT

PLEASE TICK =

£53.62

=

£66.68

=

£72.68

=

£850.00

=

£32.29

=

£38.29

=

£33.60

Joining Fee & Prefix Registration £10.72 + £2.14 VAT

=

£12.86

Annual Subscription (zero rated for VAT) £21.00

=

£21.00

Life Young Membership (VAT on £23.10 only) £373.96 + £4.62 VAT

=

£378.58

=

£5.25

Full Annual Subscription £42.00 + £24.68 for DD Members (£24.68 @ zero rated VAT, £35.00 @ 20% rated VAT)

Full Annual Subscription £48.00 + £24.68 for Non DD Members (£24.68 @ zero rated VAT, £40.00 @ 20% rated VAT)

Life Membership (VAT on £23.10 only) £845.38 + £4.62 VAT (Inclusive of Joining & Prefix Registration Fee)

Associate Membership £24.68 + £7.61 for DD Members (24.68 @ Zero Rate VAT, £6.34 @ 20% rated VAT)

Associate Membership £24.68 + £13.61 for Non DD Members (24.68 @ Zero Rate VAT, £11.34 @ 20% rated VAT)

Overseas £33.60 (zero rated for VAT)

*YOUNG MEMBERSHIP MAXIMUM AGE LIMIT 25 YEARS

NON REGISTERING YOUNG MEMBERS (MAX AGE LIMIT 25 YRS) Annual Subscription £5.25 (zero rated for VAT)

Due to the Society’s charitable status the Membership Subscription fees are not subject to VAT on the full amount and therefore the proportional breakdown has been clearly stated.

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PREFIX REGISTRATION - HERD NAME - ONE WORD ONLY - MAXIMUM 16 LETTERS: Please give 2 Choices:

1st Choice:

2nd Choice:

UK Herd Number

GIFT AID The British Simmental Cattle Society Ltd is a registered charity and as such if you are a UK Taxpayer, have a membership subscription with The Society then you could increase the value of every £1.00 you have subscribed in membership fees to be worth £1.28, by joining the Gift Aid Scheme, and it’s at no extra cost to you.

GIFT AID DECLARATION I want the Society to treat all subscriptions and \or donations I have made since 6 April 2000, and all subscriptions and\or donations make from the date of this declaration until I notify you otherwise as Gift Aid. SIGNED:

DATE:

NOTES 1. You must pay an amount of income tax and\or capital gains tax at least equal to the tax that the charity reclaims on your donations in the tax year [currently 28p for each £1 you give]. 2. You can cancel this declaration at any time by notifying the charity. 3. If in the future your circumstances change and you no longer pay tax on your income and capital gains equal to the tax that the charity (The Society) reclaims, you can cancel your declaration [see note1]. 4. If you pay tax at the higher rate you can claim further tax relief in your Self-Assessment tax return. 5. If you are unsure whether your subscription and\or donations qualify for Gift Aid tax relief, ask the charity (The Society), or ask your local tax office for leaflet IR 65. 6. Please notify the Society if you change your name or address.

DECLARATION I HEREBY APPLY FOR MEMBERSHIP OF THE ABOVE SOCIETY & CONFIRM 1. That I am the owner of at least one Pure Bred Simmental Animal (Full Membership only). 2. That I will during the period of my Membership comply with the rules and By-Laws from time to time made by the Society’s Council of Management and that my membership is subject to approval by the Council of Management.

SIGNED:

DATE:

SIGNED:

DATE: (When membership is in two names, please ensure that both signatures appear on the application form)

Please complete and return with this membership application form the following documents: • DIRECT DEBIT MANDATE [all members] N.B. Please do not enclose cheques\cash • TELEPHONE REGISTRATION FORM this form must be signed to authorise Tel-reg.

Due to the Society’s charitable status the Membership Subscription fees are not subject to VAT on the full amount and therefore the proportional breakdown has been clearly stated.

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