FG BUY&SELL        FARMERS WEATHER       ARABLE FARMING        DAIRY FARMER      FARMERS GUARDIAN        AGRIMONEY        OUR EVENTS        MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS        BLOGS        MORE FROM US
You are here: News > Insights
Search

You are viewing 1 of your 2 free articles

You’ll need to join us by becoming a member to gain more access.
Already a Member?

Login Join us now

Agri-Expo 2014: Pedigree calf shows

Insights

In addition to the commercial classes, Agri-Expo also hosted the Aberdeen-Angus Winter National Show and four other pedigree calf shows.

Twitter Facebook
Jerusalem Duchess, the female champion
Jerusalem Duchess, the female champion

Aberdeen-Angus

The Aberdeen-Angus Winter National Show was judged by Hamish Sclater of the Deveron herd, Turriff.

 

He awarded the overall female championship and calf championship to Bryan Ronan and Carol Stephens, Appleby, with the April 2014-born Jerusalem Duchess P308, by Rawburn Julio Eric, and out of Jerusalem Duchess G123. This one came through as winner of the heifer calf championship.

 

The male championship, bull calf and reserve overall championship went to Mark and Neil Wattie, Alford, Aberdeenshire, with Tonley Jose Ebanks-Blake P050, a son of Blelack Evor H929 out of Blelack Jubilee Erica F422, a cow bought from the Blelack matrons’ sale.

Hereford

It was a clean sweep for the Livesey family and stockman, Darragh McManus, Leicestershire, in the Hereford calf championship. They took the male title and overall supreme with November 2013-born Normanton 1 Laertes, with January 2014-born Normanton 1 Lionel standing reserve male and reserve overall champion.

 

They also had the female champion, January 2014-born Normanton 1 Jews 11. All the Liveseys’ calves are from the same flush of Normanton 1 Jews Ear C21 which also bred the 2011 Hereford bull of the year, and Dendor 1 Harinordoquy.

Simmental

The Simmental calf championship went to junior champion, Deerhurst Fern, a January 2014-born heifer from G.T. Van der Gucht, Gloucester, who was competing at the event for the first time. By Penwern Amber, out of Deerhurst Bridesmaid, it was making its showring debut.

British Blue

Auchenlay IO, a home-bred October 2013-born heifer by Heros Du Peroy, out of Auchenlay Fair Maid, from Robert, Maimie and Sam Paterson, Dunblane, was the winner of the British Blue calf championship on its first showring outing.

Beef Shorthorn

Mohmar Heathermaid Irania, the first daughter of the bull, Quoiggs Extra Special, and out of Quoiggs Irania - which were both part of the winning team of three at the Royal Highland Show - took the Beef Shorthorn championship for Highland Wagyu, Dunblane. 

Mohmar Heathermaid Irania

Mohmar Heathermaid Irania

Auchenlay IO

Auchenlay IO

Twitter Facebook
Rating (0 vote/s)
Post a Comment
To see comments and join in the conversation please log in.

More Insights

Livestock and vegetables are a good mix for Suffolk farm business

Dorset sheep, pigs and beef cattle play an integral part in the sustainability of intensive vegetable production for one farming enterprise in Suffolk. Jennifer McKenzie reports.

Handy Hints: Tackling weeds in grassland

Keeping on top of grassland weeds can be frustrating. Chloe Palmer seeks the best advice for minimising weed incidence and effective control.

New entrants hatch successful Happy Hen enterprise

First-generation farmers Alaistaire and Fiona Brice started their free-range egg business in 2003 with just 300 hens in a converted pig hut on rented land. Since then they’ve expanded their flock hugely and created a successful brand supplying 740,000 eggs a week to more than 600 retailers across the region. Clemmie Gleeson finds out more.

Tackling lameness brings other benefits for Welsh sheep producer

Using the five-point sheep lameness reduction plan has helped Welsh sheep farmer improve productivity. Farmers Guardian reports.

Market Profile: Skipton market thriving in heart of Yorkshire

Focusing on customer service while always keeping an eye to the future in terms of innovation, professionalism and business development, is key to the success of Skipton market. Angela Calvert reports.
FG Insight and FGInsight.com are trademarks of Briefing Media Ltd.
Farmers Guardian and FarmersGuardian.com are trademarks of Farmers Guardian Ltd, a subsidiary of Briefing Media Ltd.
All material published on FGInsight.com and FarmersGuardian.com is copyrighted © 2016 by Briefing Media Limited. All rights reserved.
RSS news feeds