Show Reports

Upcoming Shows and Entry closing dates.

As the new show season approaches here is a reminder of the first three main show dates and when their entries close. Devon County Show- 18/19/20 May Entries close- 20th April Judging day-Friday 19th, 8.30am. Judge-Richard Norman. Royal Bath &West Show-May 31st-June 3rd.

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April 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Shows, Uncategorized | No Comments

All Breeds All Britain Calf Show 2016. Judges comments now available.

The ABAB Calf Show was held over the weekend of October 15th/16th, at the Three Counties Showground near Malvern. Eleven Exhibitors had 26 calves forward for Judge Colin Gleed to Inspect. In the Handling Classes, the champion Guernsey Handler was Emma Greenslade who was competing in her last ABAB.

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October 17th, 2016 | Posted in Shows | No Comments

S.W. Dairy Show/ National Guernsey Show 2016.

The S. W. Dairy Show incorporating the National Guernsey Show was held at the Royal Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet on Wednesday October 5th. Six Exhibitors had 23 cattle forward for Judge Meurig James to inspect. Returning to the show after an absence of 3 years, were the Warren Family from Penzance and this proved to be an excellent day for their Tredinney Herd.

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October 5th, 2016 | Posted in Shows, Uncategorized | No Comments

S.W Dairy Show, Calf Show Champion Lucky Cow Princess Annabelle.

The South West Dairy Show Calf Classes held on Tuesday, evening saw the Guernsey Breed triumphing over all breeds with Lucky Cow Princess Annabelle owned and bred by Pam and Dawn Coryn and John Pollard taking the Supreme Championship Calf. Annabelle had previously won the Coloured Breed Championship and she was tapped out Supreme Champion calf by Judge Wendy Young beating Clare Miles’ impressive Holstein Champion.

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October 4th, 2016 | Posted in Shows | No Comments

Round up of Summer Shows in South and West.

Melplash Show Thursday August 25th. Richard Norman and Laura Barnes took two of the Avalon Herd to Melplash Show.They were entered in the Any Other Dairy Breed classes. Bickfield Indus 9 by Phonze won the Heifer in milk class and Bourton Fiona 13 by Double LL,  the cow in Milk class.

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September 15th, 2016 | Posted in Shows | No Comments

Frome Show 2016.

Frome Show was held on Saturday September 10th 2016. Four Exhibitors had 9 animals forward for Judge Iwan Thomas (who was standing in for an incapacitated Oggie Smith! Get well soon.) to inspect. A very wet start to the day made showing conditions difficult but exhibitors carried on despite the weather.

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September 10th, 2016 | Posted in Shows | No Comments

Exeter Calf Show 2016.

Exeter all Breeds Calf Show was held on Thursday 1st September. Four Exhibitors had 11 animals forward for Judge Ben Etteridge to place. Ben also judge the Young Handlers classes. Junior Class. Izzy Phillips Tom Horton. Layla Boye. Alisha Newton. Intermediate Class.

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September 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Shows | No Comments

SW All Breed Calf Show 2016

  The SW All Breed Calf Show was held on Tuesday August 30th at The Royal Cornwall Showground at Wadebridge. Three Exibitors had 5 animals forward for Judge Roland Ley to inspect, who also judged the Guernsey Handlers. Also judging the Novice Young Handlers was James Warren, and he also judged the Supreme Calf championship.

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September 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Shows | No Comments

Okehampton Show August 11th 2016

There was only one Guernsey Exhibitor present at this years Okehampon Show. Abi Marshall brought 5 of her Autumn Gold Herd along for Judge Mark Davies to inspect. Three maiden heifers saw Autumn Gold Rio take 1st place with Autumn Gold Yum Yum in second and Autumn Gold Bramley Apple Crunch in 3rd.

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August 12th, 2016 | Posted in Shows | No Comments

Honiton Show. August 4th 2016.

There were 8 cattle forward from 2 Exhibitors for Judge, Colin Evans to inspect. He found his Champion in Blacknor Cracker Iceberg Diana from the Greenslade Family. Reserve, also from the same stable, was Greensfield Grumpy Delight. Champion Guernsey Blacknor Cracker Iceberg Diana Results and Images provided by Jan Chivers.

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August 5th, 2016 | Posted in Shows | No Comments