October 30, 2019 @ Wallets Mart, ScotlandJim Boyd, Lettrickhills, Cambuslang
The South West Scotland Dairy Show enjoyed another successful show at Wallets Mart on Wednesday, October 30th. Judge for the evening was Jim Boyd from Lettrickhills, Cambuslang.
In the Jersey and Holstein classes he had some strongly contested classes. And he had his work cut out at the start of the night with lots of enthusiastic youngsters in the showmanship and calf classes.
New for 2019 was the Calf Championship, taking this title was the Jersey calf, Tintoview Engineer Harvest, by Enniskillen Engineer, from the Buchanan family. In reserve was Steven Roan’s Colvend Doorman Gloriette a Val-Bisson Doorman daughter.
In the Ayrshire section with John & David Watson’s journey from High Mark, Leswalt was made worth while when their second lactation High Mark Obligation Melanie taking the honours. This daughter of Knowe Obligation.
In reserve was Halmyre Urr Floralin 217 from the Davidson family. Sired by Gen-I-Beq Attico Red she calved her first in July and is currently giving 37 litres. This was he first time show.
The Buchanan family from Laigh Kilphin stood champion and reserve in the Jersey section. Bluegrass Shandys August Blondie claimed the championship for the second time. Fresh in August with her third this Bluegrass Shimmer Sandy daughter is classified EX94. She stood second senior cow at UK Dairy Expo 2017 and AgriScot 2017.
Standing reserve champion and exhibitor bred champion was Tintoview Tequila Blondie VG87, a Tower Vue Prime Tequila daughter that was fresh in September with her third calf. She continued her form from last year when she also stood reserve champion at the SWS Dairy Show.
It was a clean sweep in the Holstein section for Brian and Michael Yates, their champion, Logan Integral Jodie 3 EX90 calved in August with her third, she is giving 60 litres at 5%bf and 2.92%p.
As a heifer she stood 1st, Red & White champion and interbreed heifer champion at the Royal Highland Show, she was also 1st heifer in milk, champion and interbreed champion at Dumfries Show and 2nd at UK Dairy Day to her full sister.
Standing reserve champion was Lomond Berryhill Tory EX93-2E, bred by Robert and Jane Steele she was purchased as a fresh heifer. Fresh with her fourth in February, this was the first outing for Troy who is giving 48 litres at 3.35%bf and 3.19%p.
Press release and photos provided by Katie Davidson
Holstein Champion & Exhibitor Bred Champion
Logan Integral Jodie 3 (Blondin Integral), B & M Yates
Reserve Holstein Champion
Lomond Berryhill Tory (Berryhill), B & M Yates
Bluegrass Shandys August Blondie, (Bluegrass Shimmer Shandy), Robert Buchanan
Reserve Jersey Champion & Exhibitor Bred Champion
Tintoview Tequila Blondie, (Tower Vue Prime Tequila), Robert Buchanan
Ayrshire Champion & Exhibitor Bred Champion
High Mark Obligation Melanie (Knowe Obligation), JS Watson
Reserve Ayrshire Champion
Halmyre Urr Floralin 217 (Gen-I-Beq Attico Red), Keith Davidson
Tintoview Engineer Harvest (Enniskillen Engineer), Robert Buchanan
Reserve Champion Calf
Colvend Doorman Gloriette (Val-Bisson Doorman), Steven Roan
INTERBREED, Junior Calf Class, Heifer calf to be born in 2019 (8)
1. Colvend Doorman Gloriette (Val-Bisson Doorman), Steven Roan
2. Tintoview Platinum Cushie (Tristar Platinum), Robert Buchanan
3. Cormick Crisp Rachel (Siemers Oct Apple-Crisp), D & J Mccormick
4. Sugarhill Apple Crisp Bonita (Siemers Oct Apple-Crisp), Stephen Dale-Sunley
5. Brownfield Boastful Eden (Bryceholme SS Boastful), R C Gemmell
INTERBREED, Senior Calf Class, Heifer calf to be born from 1st July 2018 to 31st December 2018
1. Tintoview Engineer Harvest (Enniskillen Engineer), Robert Buchanan
2. Lillyhall Seaver Royalty (R-E-W Seaver), Robert Buchanan
3. Cormick Call Me Kacie Koo (Ghost), D & J Mccormick
INTERBREED, Cow In Calf
1. Colvend Ponder Margaret (Coldsprings Ponder), Steven Roan
2. Gerranton Starbuck Blondette (Potterswalls Starbuck), Ian Heuchan
3. Meiklefirth Camelot Illa (Camelot), David Yates
AYRSHIRE, Heifer In Milk
1. (BU) Halmyre Urr Floralin 217 (Gen-I-Beq Attico Red), Keith Davidson
2. Halmyre Urr Jinks 57 (Halmyre Urr Majestic), Keith Davidson
3. High Mark Model Wallis (Carnell Perfek Model), J S Watson
HOLSTEIN, Heifer In Milk
1. (BU) Elitestreet Halize Beemer Vray (Pol Butte MC Beemer), David Yates
2. Brownfield Mercury Elfreda 3 (Mercury)R C Gemmell
JERSEY, Heifer In Milk
1. Bayview Tequilla Prance (Tower Vue Prime Tequila), Ian Heuchan
2. Clifton Barnabas Clover (Jars Of Clay Banabas), TA & ML Jackson
AYRSHIRE, Junior Cow In Milk Having Had 2 Calves
1. (BU) High Mark Obligation Melanie (Knowe Obligation), JS Watson
2. Halmyre Urr Fancy Girl 85 (Gwynnog Primetime), Keith Davidson
HOLSTEIN, Junior Cow In Milk Having Had 2 Calves
1. Annan Elude Zandra (Silverridge V Elude), John Jamieson
2. Annan Dreamer Kindle (Wilton Dreamer), John Jamieson
3. Colvend Doorman Sage (Val-Bisson Doorman), Steven Roan
4. Logan Monterey Ambrosia (View-Home Monterey), B & M Yates
5. Logan Doorman Edie (Val-Bisson Doorman), B & M Yates
JERSEY, Cow In Milk
1. Bluegrass Shandys August Blondie, (Bluegrass Shimmer Shandy), Robert Buchanan
2. (BU) Tintoview Tequila Blondie, (Tower Vue Prime Tequila), Robert Buchanan
3. Clifton Vanahlem May, (Pannoo Abe Vanahlem), TA & ML Jackson
4. Gerranton Barnabas Megan, (Jars Of Clay Barnabas), Ian Heuchan
5. Tinto Bihl Eudora (Danish VJ Brunsgaard Buzz Bihl), Kim Campbell
HOLSTEIN, Senior Cow In Milk Having Had 3 Or More Calves
1. Logan Integral Jodie 3 (Blondin Integral), B & M Yates
2. Lomond Berryhill Tory (Berryhill), B & M Yates
3. Meiklefirth Commander Ambrosia (Larcrest Commander), David Yates
4. Colvend Shottle Anna (Picston Shottle), Steven Roan
5. Brownfield Doge Denise (Due Pioppi Ram Sam Doge), R C Gemmell