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Classic day for Ivaniskey

Classic Missy Belle was awarded the female and supreme Blonde championship, retaining her title won in 2018, at the British Blonde National Show hosted in basking sunshine at the 151st Balmoral Show. The January 2016 born female was exhibited by the Ivaniskey herd owned by the McElroy family, Dromara, County Down and was also the winner of the junior cow class. Commenting on the standard of stock the judge Mr John Gibb, of the Broomley herd Northumberland remarked on “Possibly the best turnout of pedigree Blonde cattle I have had the pleasure of viewing anywhere in the UK” and went on to congratulate all exhibitors on making a memorable show. Breeders Des Greene and Oliver Naughton from The

Blonde top at 3400gns at Carlisle

The British Blonde Society held their annual Spring Show and Sale at Carlisle on Saturday 11th May where a top price of 3400gns was attained. The leading price tag was for the 1st prize bull and Overall Champion Hallfield Nicol from P Weightman and Sons of Peterlee, Co.Durham. Nicol was sired by Aaron Jaigo and out of the Blackwater Ainsley daughter Hallfield Flurry. The successful purchaser was Messrs Appleton from Elwick, Hartlepool. Following this at 2000gns was another from Messrs Weightman, Hallfield Nemo. Nemo had won 3rd prize in his class at the pre-sale show and was also sired by Aaron Jaigo but this time out of Hallfield Crystal. He was knocked down to Messrs Ireland from Frizing

All Roads Lead To Southwest Club Open Day

Sunday 28th April saw glorious sunshine and what better way to spend the day than with the Fiveways Herd in Dorset! Members old and new came together for the day, which saw our Chairman Mr Willie McElroy stand as master judge for the Stock Judging, certainly not the easiest job when presented with a strong selection of cattle! Later, after bellies had been filled with burgers, cakes and coffee we gathered for a show preparation workshop. This involved clipping, dressing and then washing a excellent young bull. This was then followed by a guided tour of the Fiveways Herd, Finishing off a wonderful day! A Huge thanks must be said to Robin Joyce and all of his family for hosting such a lovely d

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