S.W. Dairy Show/National Guernsey Show 2017

There were eleven exhibitors with 22 cattle in the Wednesday classes at this year’s National Guernsey Show at the Royal Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet.

Judge for these classes was Mr Colin Evans from Carmarthen. He found his Champion in Blacknor Cracker Iceberg Diana a fourth calf cow from Emma Greenslade and bred by Ian Crouch. The Reserve Champion was also bred by Ian and she was Blacknor Cracker Weston Duchess a third calver owned now by Abi Marshall and Les Rockett. Hon. Mention went to Greensfield Tiller Star Pippin from the Greenslade Family.

Championship Line up2

Championship Line Up.

Here are the results in full.

Heifer born between 1st Jan and 31st March 2016.

  1. Moody. Latifa Andante Mary 2.
  2. Phillips. Burleaze Vampire Poppy.
  3. Blanch. Highway Legacy Ripple, by Briddlesford B Henry.
  4. Hinton Farm. Hinton Polly 80, by Gotcha.

Maiden Heifer class2

Mike Moody2

Mike Moody with sponsors Stuart Cole and David Osborne from Cornish Mutual.Mike Moody with sponsors Stuart Cole and David Osborne from Cornish Mutual.

Heifer in Calf.

  1. Loder. Hinton Margaret 9, by Gotcha.
  2. Moody. Latifa Andante Mary 2.
  3. Hinton Farm. Hinton Harriet by Hinton Assassin.
  4. Hooper. Brymor Meadowsweet 90, by Mint Phonze.
  5. Adams. Wiltown Nancy, by Hinton Assassin.
  6. Rockett & Marshall. Autumn Gold Trish, by Legend.

Heifer in calf Class2

Rupert Lodor with Nicola Parfitt2

Rupert Lodor with Nicola Parfitt from Chew Moos Ice Cream.

Heifer in Milk.

  1. Hinton Farm. Hinton Sandra 9, by Navajo.

Heifer in Milk2

Ella Robinson2

Ella Robinson with Sponsor Kevin Summers from UK Service Sires.

Junior Cow in Milk.

  1. Greenslade. Greensfield Tiller Star. Pippin.
  2. Norman. Lucky Cow Lavender, by F W Dynamic.
  3. Blanche. Highway Legacy Brownie, by Andante.
  4. Hinton Farm. Bourton Starlight 11, by Norman.

Junior Cow class2

Emma Greeslade with Chris Watson2

Emma Greenslade with sponsor of this class, Chris Watson.

Intermediate Cow in Milk.

  1. Rockett & Marshall. Blacknor Cracker Weston Duchess.
  2. Dawes. Beechgroves Samuel Nikita.
  3. Hinton Farm. Hinton Oenone 5, by Novak.

Intermediate Cow Class2

Abi Marshall2

Abi Marshall with Mark Gully of Crediton Milling Company.

Senior Cow in Milk.

  1. Greenslade. Blacknor Cracker Iceberg Diana.
  2. Gribble. Beechgroves Elinor 20, by Laredo.
  3. Moody. Latifa Whinwhistle Mary
  4. Hinton Farm. Hinton Marksman Margaret.

Senior Cow Class2

Emma Greenslade with EGCS President2

Emma Greenslade with EGCS President, Andrew Payling, representing this class’ sponsor, Briddlesford Farm Dairy.

Pair. Sponsored by QMP.

  1. Hinton Farm.

Winners of the Pairs class from Hinton Farm2

Champion Cow Diana and Reserve Champion Duchess2

Champion Guernsey, Blacknor Cracker Iceberg Diana and Reserve Champion, Blacknor Cracker Weston Duchess.

Colin and Emma

Judge Colin Evans with Emma Greenslade.


Best Heifer in class 38 the S.W.G.C.B.A Cup

Gilbert Loder, Hinton Margaret 9.

Best Heifer in class 39, the M.O. Eddy Memorial Cup

Hinton Farms. Hinton Sandra 9.

Peter Down Points Cup

Hinton Farm.

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