Lomas Talks Livestock
Welcome to Lomas talks Livestock where Farmers Guardian's senior reporter Katie Lomas keeps you up-to-date with shows and sales across the country.
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Category Archives: Shows
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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