Category Archives: Shows

New classes for Royal Highland Winter Fair

There will be a number of new classes at this year’s Royal Highland Winter Fair held at Ingliston on Wednesday 24 November. Due to demand from some of the English exhibitors, a new class for North of England mules has been introduced … Continue reading

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Anglesey show results

AFTER 16 years of showing Tudor Williams finally won an inter-breed trophy when the hill and mountain sheep breeds took to the ring on the second day of judging at Anglesey show. Mr Williams from Llansannan, Denbigh, has been showing … Continue reading

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Dairy inter-breed results

AN Ayrshire cow, Sandyford Clover 10, which had calved her sixth in May and is giving 52kg daily, took the inter-breed dairy championship. Bred and exhibited by Blaise Tomlinson and family of Nanpantan, Loughborough, the cow was praised by the … Continue reading

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Royal Welsh dairy breed titles

All four dairy breeds took to the show ring this morning with all the titles decided and the inter-breed taking place tomorrow morning. The Holstein title went to Sahara Holstein with Bricknell Stormatic Ethel, a fourth calver, which is classified … Continue reading

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Commercial beef champion decided

It’s been a wet start to the second day here at Builth with the commercial beef and dairy breed titles being decided today. The commercial champion was a home-bred Limousin cross heifer, Peaches, from Tim Bodily of Abergavenny, Monmouthshire. This … Continue reading

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Inter-breed beef title goes to Charolais

The overall beef championship has been decided and the title has gone to a Charolais heifer, Esgob Dwynwen, from Gareth Jones of Bala, Gwynedd. This February 2008-born heifer is by Thrunton Virginian.   In reserve was a Welsh Black in-calf heifer, … Continue reading

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Limousin title decided

The winning Limousin was Dinmore Elle, a January 2009-born heifer, from Paul Dawes. This heifer, a Vantastic daughter, was champion at Cheshire and at Staffordshire.

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First of the beef breed titles decided

Judging is well underway here at Builth Wells for the first day of the Royal Welsh show and so far the rain looks like staying away. In the Charolais section champion was Esgob Dwynwen from Gareth Jones. This February 2008-born … Continue reading

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Pig of the year final

THE pig of the year final took place today and the British Saddleback breed dominated taking the overall and reserve awards. The overall winner was a boar, Pantysgawen Prefect 8, from Amanda Thomas and Will Edwards of Newbridge, Gwent, who were … Continue reading

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Full dairy results

DESPITE having an operation for a twisted stomach just 10 days before the start of the show the Holstein cow, Saxelby Goldwyn Rose, was tapped forward as the dairy inter-breed champion. The third calver, by Braedale Goldwyn, from Robert and … Continue reading

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