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Classification Results: July to October 2014.

Colin Gleed has supplied the classification results of cows and heifers classified VG or Ex during the months July to October. Classification Results July to October 2014   EX Cows – 16              VG Cows – 34              VG Heifers – 11   Cows in order of month and prefix PREFIX                         NAME                          SIRE                             LACT                SCORE BRYMOR              ( 29TH JULY ) Brymor             Balm 28th                     JACKPOT                      1                       H 85 Brymor             Claudia 17th                 R T KHAN                     2                      VG 85 Brymor             Freda 38th                    NOMAR                       3                        VG 85 Brymor             Sheila 12th                   NOMAR                       3                         VG 85   FAIRFIELD        ( 31ST JULY ) Aber                             Golden Violet 8th         Aber Golden Boy         4                      EX 90 Fairfield                       Grace                           Aber Silver Flash         1                      H 85 Fairfield                       Olivia                           Aber Silver Flash         1                      H 85 Fairfield                       Storm                           N/K                              3                      VG 87 Summerhill                  Comet 9th                     Tiresford Preacher      6                      EX 90 Summerhill                  Dido 13th                      Tiresford Preacher      8                      VG 87 Summerhill                  Jennifer 22nd                Shalford King James    5                      VG 85 Summerhill                  Lilly 34th                       Tiresford Preacher      5                      EX 90 Summerhill                  Minuette 11th              Tiresford Preacher      5                      VG 85 Summerhill                  Rose Isla 2nd                R T KHAN                     5                      EX 90 Summerhill                  Thelma                        Summerhill Patrick      5                      VG 88 Trevider                       Hercules Linnette        HERCULES                   3                      EX 93   GREENWAY     ( 28TH JULY ) Blacknor Cracker         Banger Boy Bramley   Cracker Banger Boy    2                      VG 85   HILCOL Aber                             Hurricane Nia 6th         Aber Hurricane            2                      VG 85 Aber                             Yogibear Susan 14th    YOGI BEAR                  1                      H 85 Hilcol                           Delta Dot                     DELTA                          3                      VG 85 Hilcol                           Ezekiel Ansi                 EZEKIEL                       1                      H 86   SHARNFORD    ( 9TH JULY ) Briddlesford                Alberts Bluebell          B Foxglove 5th Albert   3                      VG 88 Instead                        Mimosa 3rd                  DELTA                          5                      EX 90 Sharnford                     Legion Diamond          LEGION                        1                      H 88 Sharnford                     Morey Mint                 REGAL MOREY                        1                      H 85 Wellingham                 Lilywhite 35th               TEAK                            6                      EX 91   SKEEL   ( 22ND JULY ) Skeel                            Camomile 33rd             DELTA                          3                      VG 85 Skeel                            Iris 27th                        Skeel Quicksilver         3                      VG 86   ABER   ( 7TH AUGS ) Aber                             Astro  Dancer 6th                  ASTRONOMER                        3                      VG 86 Aber                             Pales Violet 13th          Thornton Pales            2                      VG 87 Aber                             Yogi Mayblossom 4th  YOGI BEAR                  3                      VG 88 Easby                           Valerie 3rd                    YOGI BEAR                  6                      EX 91   EAVESFORD     ( 27TH AUGS ) Eavesford                    Dukes Molly                Eavesford Duke           6                      EX 91 Eavesford                    Eros Amber                  EROS                           3                      VG 87 Hamps Valley              Annabelle 4th               BUZZARD                    5                      VG 88 Hamps Valley              Beauty 45th                  NOMAR                       2                      VG 85   ARTIS   ( 2ND SEPT ) Artis                             Billy Jean 2nd               PEDROS WORKMAN   3                      VG 88 Artis                             Melanie 79th                CONQUER MERLIN     1                      H 85 Thornton                      Florence 2nd                 Thornton Troy              5                      VG 88   KELSMOR        ( 25TH SEPT ) Kelsmor                       Daffodil 171st              ANDANTE                    1                      H 85 Kelsmor                       Elizabeth 65th              ANDANTE                    2                      VG 86 Kelsmor                       Meadowsweet 517th   ANDANTE                    1                      H 87 Kelsmor                       Meadowsweet 508th   LAREDO                       2                      VG 86   KENVIN            ( 2ND SEPT ) Kenvin                         Ivors Lynne 27th           IVOR                            3                      VG 85 Kenvin                         Levi Sally 2nd                LEVI                             1                      H 86 Kenvin                         Mccoys Butter 17th      K S Real Mccoy            3                      VG 88   KIMCOTE         ( 29TH SEPT ) Coopers Court             Pride 3rd                       HERCULES                   4                      EX 91 Kimcote                       Diesel                          N/K                              2                      VG 85 Kimcote                       Geranium                    NOMAR                       2                      VG 85 Kimcote                       Lilac 3rd                        N/K                              3                      VG 85 Kimcote                       Lorelei June                 N/K                              2                      VG 85 Watling                       Fragrant Geranium      Watling Fra Iceberg    3                      EX 92 Watling                       Rumb Georgina           S RUMBUSTIOUS         11                    EX 91   LEIGHGRANGE                        ( 11TH SEPT ) Hamps Valley              Patience 4th                 SILVERADO                  3                      EX 90 Hamps Valley              Primrose 7th                 O C S D GOLDFOOT    3                      VG 86 Leighgrange                Echos Lyndell              LYNDELL                      M                     VG 87 Leighgrange                Icebergs Echo              ICEBERG                      5                      EX 90 Leighgrange                Paddys Goldstream     POSH PADDY               3                      EX 91 Leighgrange                Princes Bewildered     L Christabel Prince      3                      VG 86   LOWER KEIGWIN        ( 25TH SEPT ) Lower Keigwin             Rhos 11th                     HERCULES                   4                      VG 88 Lower Keigwin             Starsky 25th                  HERCULES                   4                      EX 93   TREGAMINION            ( 10TH SEPT ) Tregaminion                Fern                             N/K                              4                      VG 85                

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October 30th, 2014 | Posted in Archive | No Comments

All Breed all Britain Calf Show 2014. Judge, Dawn Coryns Comments now available.

A magnificent turnout of Guernsey calves graced the ring at this years ABAB. Twenty seven calves were forward from 15 exhibitors. The change of date, plus several new exhibitors, made this one of the best ABAB Shows since all breeds were included.

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October 19th, 2014 | Posted in Archive | No Comments

ABAB Handlers Competition 2014

Our FGB members were taking part in the Showmanship classes at the All Britain Calf Show today. Notable performance in the Coloured breed classes was Abi Marshall in the Junior section where she was placed 6th in class of 23! Also Laura Sales was placed 6th in the Mature Handler Section out of 15.

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October 18th, 2014 | Posted in Archive | No Comments

Major Sponsorship agreed with GLW feeds for the 2015 Show Season

EGCS are delighted to report that GLW Feeds have agreed to support Guernsey Calf Classes at 15 Shows in 2015 with bags of their specialist calf feeds. GLW announced at the UK Dairy Day a new range of Calf feeds and are eager to work with Guernsey herd owners to improve rearing outcomes so that more heifer calves are available to fill the growing demand from home and abroad, The shows to be supported are the North Somerset Show ( May) ,Devon County ( May) , Royal Bath & West (June) Royal Cornwall ( June) The National Dairy Show (July) Stithians (July )Royal New Forest (July), Honiton (August) Totnes( August) Okehampton ( August) Edenbridge ( August) SW AB Calf Show ( August) Devon AB Calf Show (Sept) ,Frome (Sept) The Dairy Show ( October) and the All Breeds All Britain (October) With shows in all of the regions it is hoped that the number of Guernsey calves and heifers at shows will continue to rise,

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October 18th, 2014 | Posted in Archive | No Comments

2014 Junior Handlers Trophies

The points for the most successful Junior Handlers have been calculated and the Winners are Under 12  Miss Izzy Phillips who has a wonderful season with Wiltown Annabelle including winning a Class of Under 10’s against All Breed Handlers at the SW All Breeds Calf Show in August at Wadebridge with 12 in the Class.

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October 18th, 2014 | Posted in Archive | No Comments

Aber herd dispersal 8th October 2014

Merion Jones sold his Aber herd through Carmarthen Market yesterday and enjoyed a tremendous trade with 41 /47 cows making over £1000 with 2 animals making the top price of £2050. Lot 253 Bourton Savard Clover H84 was purchased by Andrew Lewis for his Hartland View Herd alongwith 28 others Lot 263 Aber Pales Violet 13 VG 87 was purchased by Colin Evans for his Hilcol herd , he also purchased Lot 294 Aber Mint Duchess 13 H84 for £1700 Mr Smith from Carmarthen bought six cows including Lot 260 Aber Eric Valerie H81 for £1620, and she was one of several daughters of Lot 292 Easby Valerie 3 Ex91 bought by Andrew Lewis for £1750 whose yearling daughter Lot 292A Aber Edward Valerie 3 was bought by Alan Thomas (Kimcote) for £1020 .

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October 9th, 2014 | Posted in Archive | No Comments

South West Dairy Show 2014. Judges comments from Duncan Vincent now available.

The South West Dairy Show was held at Shepton Mallet on Wednesday October 1st. Eleven exhibitors had 22 adult cattle forward for Judge, Duncan Vincent to place. This would prove to be the coming together of all the Major Show Champions of the summer.

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October 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Archive | No Comments

Farmers Guardian Farm focus on the Kenvin herd

  Duncan Vincent is judging the Guernseys at the Dairy show on the 1st October and is interviewed by the Farmers Guardian this week

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September 20th, 2014 | Posted in Archive | 1 Comment

S.W. Dairy Conference 2014

Click on link to view more details. SW Dairy conference

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September 20th, 2014 | Posted in Archive | No Comments

Frome Show September 13th 2014

Seven Exhibitors had 20 animals forward for Judge Colin Evans from Carmarthen to place. As usual, the young stock classes proved to be the strongest of the day yielding, 15 of the animals present. Colin was particularly impressed with the pairs class which had quality duo’s throughout.

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September 14th, 2014 | Posted in Archive | No Comments