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Jersey judging under way at the Dairy Show.

top honours went to Tredinney Conqueror Excellance 11 from husband and wife team James and Shelley Warren, Penzance. By Les Jaonnets Caras Conqueror, it was shown having calved with its fourth in September giving 42 litres on its first outing this year. Standing reserve in the Guernsey show was Highway Legacy Brownie from Matthew Blanch, Billinghurst. A third calver, it was

also on its first outing and was shown giving 40 litres.

Champion Brown Swiss champion went to another from Mr Miller, Kedar Wonderment Jana, which was bought from the Black and White sale at Carlisle in 2016. It stood reserve breed champion at last year’s National Brown Swiss Show and UK Dairy Day.

Moorcourt Manchester Agatha from the Thomas family, Carmarthenshire, was reserve having been bought by the family from Sedgemoor as a calf. The third calver was breed champion at this year’s Llandyfaelog Show, as well as taking titles at the Celtic Showcase this year. In the Ayrshire section, top title went to Coombe Hot Peaches, a homebred second calver in June from Brian and Sharon Coombe, St Buryan.

Unbeaten on its local show circuit this year, it took reserve inter-breed at Camelford and championships at Launceston and Stithians shows this summer. The reserve Ayrshire title went to Mark Evans, Honiton, Devon, with his home-bred sixth calver East Church Ristourns Nowaday. Having calved in July, it was shown giving 40 litres and was supreme champion at Okehampton Show this year.


AHDB Beef & Lamb Strategic Farm autumn events

Brown Swiss champion, Kedar Wonderment Jana, from Brian Miller, Bridgwater.

Join AHDB Beef & Lamb and our network of Strategic Farms for autumn events looking at the latest developments on farm, as well as a focus on topics including suckler cow nutrition, winter feed planning and finishing nutrition. We’ll also be holding launch events on our two Strategic Finisher Farms. 25 Oct – Joe Howard, Nottinghamshire

12 Nov – Bertie Newman, Dorchester

31 Oct – Guy Prudom, North Yorkshire

21 Nov – Mark Jelley, Northamptonshire

1 Nov – Edward Dean, Cumbria

12 Dec – Ian Norbury, Cheshire

6 Nov – John Haimes, Plymouth

Strategic Finisher Farm launch events

7 Nov – E H Holdstock & Son, Kent

16 Oct – Phil Kent & Clare Parnell, Cornwall

8 Nov – David Barton, Gloucestershire

30 Oct – Tony Seals, Derbyshire

BOOK YOUR FREE PLACE Ayrshire champion, Coombe Hot Peaches, from Brian and Sharon Coombe, St Buryan.

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Farmers Guardian 12th October 2018  

Farmers Guardian 12th October 2018