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.
Indus was Champion and Fiona Reserve. Indus was also Reserve Supreme Champion.
Bickfield Indus 9.
Edenbridge and Oxted Show.
The Dean Family, showing Jerseys and Page and Newham were joined by newcomers to the show ring, Matt Blanch and Georgina Sweet of the Highway Legacy Herd.
Martyn Dean won the 21 to 26 age handling class and Luke Dean-Penfold was 2nd in the under 12 class.
In the Any Other Dairy Breed classes, the following prizes were awarded:
AODB calf born after 1.2.16.
- Matt Blanch. Highway Legacy Ripple.
3. Matt Blanche. Highway Legacy Spectora.
4. Page & Newham. Blanches Levi Lily.
AODB calf born. 1.10.15-30.11.15.
2. Page & Newham. Blanches Levi Countess.
AODB Cow in Milk.
2. Matt Blanche. Highway Legacy Leggington. Also winning the EGCS Rossette for highest placed Guernsey.
Highway Legacy Ripple was the AODB Reserve Champion and winner of the S.E.G.C.B.A silver salver.
Well done to Matt and Georgina on their first outing and we look forward to seeing them again in the Show ring.
Surely the hardest working family of this show season are Abi and Tracey Marshall and Les Rockett who seemed to travel to virtually every show in Devon and Somerset during the Summer. Showing their Greenway Aryshires alongside Abi’s Autumn Gold Guernseys, and the odd British Friesian, they were very successful in their efforts and we must thank them for keeping a Guernsey presence at many of the small shows in the South West.
Here is a round up of their prizes with the Guernseys that have not already been seen elswhere on this site.
North Devon Show. Reserve AODB Champion with Lucky Cow Dum Dum.
Totnes. 1st prize calf class with Autumn Gold Rio.
Ashwater Show. Champion Dairy Cow with Blacknor Cracker Banger Boy Bramley.
Midsomerset. Champion Guernsey with Autumn Gold Rio.
Bramley at Ashwater.
Rio at Exeter Calf Show.
Congratulations to Abi, who has won in excess of 15 Trophies in her handling classes this year and who has qualified for the Holstein Handling Classes at the ABAB.