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Team Holstein UK Selected for European Championships
May 31, 2016

Team Holstein UK have put forward 15 animals to represent the UK at the European Holstein and Red Holstein Championships in France, 17th – 18th June 2016.

Team Holstein UKThe championship will play an important role in the promotion of the UK Holstein in Europe and worldwide. The event will enable the designated UK breeders to showcase, and be recognised for, their animals internationally.

The elite team was hand-picked by former Holstein UK Classifier John Gribbon, Holstein UK Classifier Lynden Bustard and Holstein UK Trustee Carl Smith.

Principal sponsors of the inaugural Holstein UK venture are For Farmers, with Sterling Sires clinching the associate sponsorship.

The European Championship is the most prestigious Holstein breed competition which happens every three years in one of the participating countries. 2016 will see theholstein-uk-logo event take place in Colmar, located in the heart of the Alsace region, France with 14 countries and 179 cows currently confirmed as attending the event.

After travelling over 1,550 miles within the UK to decide between a tough collection of outstanding Holsteins to represent the UK, the selection team agreed on the following animals:
Heifer

I-Cow Riverdane Lis Ruby
Woodhey Atwood Sally
Firstlook Aftershock Ricki
Wyndford Atwood Grey 90
Riverdane SVS Atlee

Second Calver
Evening Stanleycup Jennifer
I-Cow Huddlesford Princess
Newbirks Jazz 1584
Riverdane Sid Jolie

Cows With At Least Three Calves
Illens Atwood Australia
Sahara Sanchez Ambrosia
Neatishall Decker Rosina
Berryholme Infloence Linda

Red and White
Parkend Director Starlet Red
Knowlesmere Destry Dream Red

Reserves
Blythbridge Sid Jackie
Feizor Knowledge Melody 3
I-Cow Huddlesford Hedwig
Knowlesmere Adventure Dream Red
Logan Sid Edie
Logan Goldsun Belle 2
Nobold Windbrook Joan
Willsbro Atwood Amber
Wormanby Atwood Mahala


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