NIHBA United Feeds National Calf Show 2017

 

From left Andrew McMordie (representing United Feeds sponsor, Judge James Ludgate, champion young Handler C Dorman, reserve John Andrews and association Chairman John Gill
From left Andrew McMordie (representing United Feeds sponsor, Judge James Ludgate, champion young Handler C Dorman, reserve John Andrews and association Chairman John Gill

Saturday 30th September saw the annual NIHBA UNITED Feeds National calf show taking place under the expert eye of judge James Ludgate from The Rempstone Herd which is one of the top HERDS in the UK.

Judge James Ludgate inspecting the junior Bull of Ethan Small
Judge James Ludgate inspecting the junior Bull of Ethan Small

“Overall a satisfying turnout of Bulls and heifers on the day, plenty of style with good confirmation, the top winners where based on what I would strive to have in my Herd” quoted James Ludgate.

Supreme Bull and senior Bull Champion Solpoll 1 Pirate owned and bred by J&WMcMordie
Supreme Bull and senior Bull Champion Solpoll 1 Pirate owned and bred by J&WMcMordie

Supreme Bull Champion and senior male champion went to J&W McMordie with Solpoll 1 Pirate, yet another son of the prolific Panmure 1 Henry Bull which has bred the family many a winner, a well grown and clean finished bull was what the judge wanted and got on the day.
Overall reserve Supreme Bull and junior Bull title went to a new breeder on the circuit. Drumshambo 1 Big Show, a junior Bull with great style and ring presence took the spot for Ethan Small and his grandfather Gerry from Randalstown.

Reserve Supreme and junior Bull Champion Drumshambo 1 Big Shot exhibited by Ethan Small, bred by Gerry and Ethan Small
Reserve Supreme and junior Bull Champion Drumshambo 1 Big Shot exhibited by Ethan Small, bred by Gerry and Ethan Small

Quality females on the day where topped by Trevor Andrews senior Heifer Mountview 1 Forever taking the overall supreme Female and senior female title. One of the first progeny to be shown from Dorepoll 1 Legacy, a bull he purchased from the Haire family his offspring is showing promise for the showing seasons to come.

Supreme Female and senior female champion Mountview 1 Forever owned and bred by Trevor Andrews
Supreme Female and senior female champion Mountview 1 Forever owned and bred by Trevor Andrews

Reserve supreme Female and junior female title went to John Conlon’s Drumatee Pearl 173, a young Heifer who had the complete package and shows great potential for the future.

Reserve supreme Female and junior female champion Drumatee Pearl 173 owned and bred by J Conlon
Reserve supreme Female and junior female champion Drumatee Pearl 173 owned and bred by J Conlon

Overall and class results

Supreme Bull Champion
Solpoll 1 Pirate J&W McMordie
Reserve Supreme Bull Champion
Drumshambo 1 Big Show J&G Small

Senior Bull Champion
Solpoll 1 Pirate J&W McMordie
Reserve senior Bull Champion
Solpoll 1 Pagba J&W McMordie

Junior Bull Champion
Drumshambo 1 Big Show J&G Small
Reserve Junior Bull Champion
Solitude 1 Phoenix A McMordie

Supreme Female Champion
Mountview 1 Forever T Andrews
Reserve Supreme Female Champion
Drumatee Pearl 173 J Conlon

Senior Female Champion
Mountview 1 Forever T Andrews
Reserve Senior Champion Female
Solpoll 1 Dainty J&W McMordie

Junior Female Champion
Drumatee Pearl 173 J Conlon
Reserve Junior Female Champion
Solpoll 1 Nylon P8 J&W McMordie

Champion Young Handler
C Dorman
Class 1 Bull Calf born 1/9/16-31/10/16

1st Solpoll 1 Pirate J&W McMordie
2nd Solpoll 1 Pogba J&W McMordie
3rd Mountview 1 Finn T Andrews
4th Kinnego 1 Pharoah C Kerr

Class 3 Bull Calf born 1/1/17-28/2/17

1st Drumshambo 1 Big Show J&G Small
2nd Solitude 1 Phoenix A McMordie
3rd Drumatee Fred J Conlon

Class 4 Bull Calf Born 1/3/17-30/4/17

1st Lisrace Lumberjack 19th D Wilson
2nd Drumatee Ferrari J Conlon

Class 6 Female Calf born 1/9/16-31/10/16

1st Mountview 1 Forever T Andrews
2nd Hockleypoll 1 Ariana Leader Family

Class 7 Female Calf born 1/11/16-31/12/16

1st Solpoll 1 Dainty J&W McMordie

Class 8 Female Calf born 1/1/17-29/2/17

1st Solpoll 1 Nylon P8 J&W McMordie
2nd Drumatee Tribute 077 J Conlon
3rd Hockleypoll 1 Evie The Leader Family
4th Castlepoll 1 Renie 2nd C&M Beattie

Class 9 Female Calf born 1/3/17-30/4/17

1st Drumatee Pearl 173 J Conlon
2nd Lisrace Curly 18th D Wilson
3rd Castlepoll 1 Starlet C&M Beattie
4th Castlepoll 1 Plum C&M Beattie

Class 10 Female Calf born after 1/5/17

1st Lisrace Finola Dell D Wilson
2nd Nancy Bonny G&T Morton

Class 11 Pairs

1st J&W McMordie
2nd T Andrews
3rd John Conlon
4th Leader Family

Class 12a Young Handler 12-14

1st J Morton

Class 12B Young Handler 15-18

1st C Dorman
2nd J Andrews
3rd E Small
4th J Gauthier

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NIHBA BBQ AND HERD COMPETITION AWARDS EVENING

Eddie Boyd and Kenny Linton, from Dunbia, with David Wilson, reserve overall in the national herds competition, James Nelson, judge, John McMordie, champion overall in the national herds competition, and Hereford club chairman John Gill. Picture: Cliff Donaldson
Eddie Boyd and Kenny Linton, from Dunbia, with David Wilson, reserve overall in the national herds competition, James Nelson, judge, John McMordie, champion overall in the national herds competition, and Hereford club chairman John Gill. Picture: Cliff Donaldson

Saturday the 9th September saw the annual BBQ and presentation of Herds competition awards take place on the NIHBA chairmans farm of John Gill (AJ Farms), Saintfield.

Kenny Linton, from Dunbia, with David Wilson, reserve in the large herd of the year competition, John McMordie, champion large herd of the year, John Conlon, third place in the large herd of the year competition, and James Nelson, judge. Picture: Cliff Donaldson
Kenny Linton, from Dunbia, with David Wilson, reserve in the large herd of the year competition, John McMordie, champion large herd of the year, John Conlon, third place in the large herd of the year competition, and James Nelson, judge. Picture: Cliff Donaldson

This years beneficiaries, The Children’s Heartbeat trust attended the evening and the Society are pleased to announce that over £2000 has been raised on the evening for such a worthwhile cause.

Kenny Linton, from Dunbia, with Glen Morton, reserve in the medium herd of the year competition, Trevor Andrews, champion medium herd of the year, and James Nelson, judge. Picture: Cliff Donaldson
Kenny Linton, from Dunbia, with Glen Morton, reserve in the medium herd of the year competition, Trevor Andrews, champion medium herd of the year, and James Nelson, judge. Picture: Cliff Donaldson

With over 100 people attending on the evening they where treated to quality Hereford Steaks thanks to Dunbia after a farm walk round the Lusky Herd.

Kenny Linton, from Dunbia, with Stephen and Charlie Baxter, winners of the best spring-born heifer competition, William McMordie, winner of the best autumn-born bull and heifer calf competitions, Robbie Wilson, winner of the best spring-born bull calf competition, Ciaran Kerr, winner of the best stock bull competition, and James Nelson, judge. Picture: Cliff Donaldson
Kenny Linton, from Dunbia, with Stephen and Charlie Baxter, winners of the best spring-born heifer competition, William McMordie, winner of the best autumn-born bull and heifer calf competitions, Robbie Wilson, winner of the best spring-born bull calf competition, Ciaran Kerr, winner of the best stock bull competition, and James Nelson, judge. Picture: Cliff Donaldson

The evening also included an auction with Donald Beattie from the Association working the room. Music was also provided by local group Tennessee. The Association would like to thank everyone who attended and donated on the night, without them we couldn’t manage to support such a worthwhile cause.

Eddie Boyd, from Dunbia, with Bertie Watson, reserve in the small herd of the year competition, Stephen and Charlie Baxter, champion small herd of the year, William Haire, third place in the small herd of the year competition, and James Nelson, judge. Picture: Cliff Donaldson
Eddie Boyd, from Dunbia, with Bertie Watson, reserve in the small herd of the year competition, Stephen and Charlie Baxter, champion small herd of the year, William Haire, third place in the small herd of the year competition, and James Nelson, judge. Picture: Cliff Donaldson

Herds completion judge James Nelson from Larne attended to announce the winners and present the trophies on the evening.

Nikita Kirk, Lynn Cowan, Margaret Marshall and Karen Strain preparing food for the Hereford barbecue. Picture: Cliff Donaldson
Nikita Kirk, Lynn Cowan, Margaret Marshall and Karen Strain preparing food for the Hereford barbecue. Picture: Cliff Donaldson

Overall Herd winners where the Solpoll herd owned by John and William McMordie, a truly well deserved award which has been won by the herd for the thirteenth year in a row. Reserve overall Herd of 2017 went to David Wilson from the Lisrace Herd who yet again had a very successful showing year.

Aaron Patterson, Rachel Leader, Donald Beatty and Greer Watson. Picture: Cliff Donaldson
Aaron Patterson, Rachel Leader, Donald Beatty and Greer Watson. Picture: Cliff Donaldson

Individual section results

Overall Champion Herd
J&W McMordie Solpoll Herd

Reserve Champion Herd
D Wilson Lisrace Herd
Large Herd
1st J & W McMordie. Solpoll Herd
2nd D Wilson. Lisrace Herd
3rd J Conlon Drumatee Herd

Medium Herd
1st T&S Andrews Mountview Herd
2nd G Morton. Nancy Herd
3rd R Irvine Graceland Herd

Small Herd
1st S Baxter. Umgola Herd
2nd B&G Watson Barnburn Herd
3rd JE,RI&W Haire. Dorepoll Herd

Best Spring Born Bull Calf
1st D Wilson Lisrace Lumberjack 19th
2nd J&W McMordie Solpoll 1 Pilgrim
3rd G & W Burleigh Benaughlin Elite

Best Spring Born Heifer Calf
1st S Baxter Umgola Sabrina
2nd J&W McMordie Solpoll 1 Nylon
3rd G & W Burleigh Benaughlin Kate

Best Autumn Born Bull Calf
1st J&W McMordie Solpoll 1 Patriot
2nd D Wilson Lisrace Lifegaurd 18th
3rd J&W McMordie Solpoll 1 Pounder

Best Autumn Born Heifer Calf
1st J&W McMordie Solpoll 1 Dainty P4
2nd B&G Watson Barnburn 1 Priscilla
3rd G&T Morton Nancy Amy

Best Stock Bull
1st Ciaran Kerr
2nd B&G Watson
3rd R Irvine

William Haire, Sharon McClean and Trevor Hooks busy cooking steaks on the barbecue. Picture: Cliff Donaldson
William Haire, Sharon McClean and Trevor Hooks busy cooking steaks on the barbecue. Picture: Cliff Donaldson

 

NIHBA UNited Feeds Calf Show 2017

STARS OF THE FUTURE ON SHOW AT THE NIHBA UNITED FEEDS CALF SHOW

Dungannon Farmers Market will host the NIHBA United Feeds Calf Show on Saturday 30th September 2017.

Judging will commence at 11am with a strong entry of 40 calves in the final showing event of the season.

The Association are please to announce that James Ashley Ludgate from Thame will be judging this year. James is well known on the showing and judging circuit and his Rempstone Herd is renowned across the U.K.

Yet again the association would like to take the opportunity to thank United Feeds for their continued support and sponsorship.
Everyone would be welcome to come along to the event and see the stars of the future from the top breeders in Northern Ireland.

Don’t forget that the annual Dinner and Presentation of awards will be held in the Dunsilly Hotel, Antrim on Friday 13th October 2017 at 7:30pm. This event as always is a great opportunity to socialise with Hereford breeders form Northern Ireland with two special guests attending this year, Mr James Sage who is the new CEO of the Hereford Cattle Society and retiring Society Secretary Mr David Prothero.
Tickets costs are £25 per adult and £13 per child which covers a three course meal with tea/coffee (menu available from Ivan Haire Secretary) The association has also negotiated a discounted rate for anyone wishing to stay the evening with the hotel.
Anyone interested in attending the event should contact the Hon Secretary Ivan Haire on 02890 825215 or 07887675649 no later than 7th October 2017.

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2017 BBQ and Presentation of Herds Competition Awards

IMG_3194The NIHBA will be holding its annual Field Evening, BBQ and Presentation of the Herds Competition Awards on Saturday 9th September 2017 on the farm Of Mr John Gill (President) 57 Saintfield Road, Killinchy, Co. Down BT23 6RL (Tel 07968754976).

The event will commence at 4pm and all Hereford Breeders, friends and family are most welcome to attend.

Tickets are priced at £15 for Steak BBQ or £5(burger option) with all proceeds going to charity.

Mr James Nelson who judged the herds competition will be present to announce the winners and present the awards on the evening and would hope all who entered the competition will attend.

If you are planning to attend the event could you please make contact with either Ivan Haire (secretary) on 07887675649 or John Gill on 07968754976 before 2nd September to enable satisfactory catering arrangements.

All tickets booked will have to be paid for.

Ivan Haire

41 Divis Road, Dundrod BT29 4UB

haire.dorepoll@btopenworld.com

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Record turn out for 2017 Nationals

Courtney Halliday's Supreme Champion Corraback Joan 15th
Courtney Halliday’s Supreme Champion Corraback Joan 15th

This years National Hereford Show was held at the Randox Antrim show and was judged by the current president of the Society Robert Thomas from the Risbury Herd from Leominster. With one of the best turnouts in recent years of close to 70 cattle he had the difficult job of selecting his prize winners on the day.

Overall Reserve Champion went to Alwyn Armours Woodvale 1 Limited Edition
Overall Reserve Champion went to Alwyn Armours Woodvale 1 Limited Edition

Supreme Champion went to Courtney Halliday’s yearling heifer, Corraback Joan 15th. Bred by Mervyn Richmond who is well known for prize winning stock this heifer didn’t disappoint on the day. Winning the strongest class of yearling heifers with an entry of 12 she went on to claim the championship of the day.

John Gills senior cow winner Lusky 1 Honour
John Gills senior cow winner Lusky 1 Honour

Reserve Supreme went to a home bred bull of Alwyn Armour. Woodvale 1 Limited Edition who packs plenty of class and is relatively new to the circuit but already has a great showing career ahead of him.

Dorepoll 1 579 Nashville who won the yearling Bull class owned and bred by Ivan Haire
Dorepoll 1 579 Nashville who won the yearling Bull class owned and bred by Ivan Haire

Mark Moore took home reserve Female Champion with his heifer Annaghbeg Pansy with reserve male going to Ciaran Kerr’s Mullaghdoopoll 1 Elite.

David Smith winning his class with Freetown Mentor
David Smyth winning his class with Freetown Mentor

Other wins on the day included the cow class which was won by John Gill’s Lusky 1 Honour, a cow that has been winning throughout the year. Senior Heifer class was won by David Smyth’s Mara Blossom 50th with the intermediate going to Richmount 1 Nivana’s owned and bred by James Graham. The last of the two heifer classes where won by Mark Moore with Annaghbeg Delilah and the Leader Families Hockleypoll 1 Evi.

Mark Moore's Heifer Annaghbeg Delilah who won one of the heifer classes on the day
Mark Moore’s Heifer Annaghbeg Delilah who won one of the heifer classes on the day

In the bull section Alwyn Armour’s Woodvale 1 Limited Edition won the senior Bull class. David Smyth picked up another win with Freetown Mentor who he recently purchased from the well know herd in England in the 2015 category class. Ivan Haire’s Dorepoll 1 579 Nashville picked up the red ribbon in the yearling Bulls. Ciaran Kerr’s Kinnego 1 Pharoah who is no stranger to winning won the September 2016 class with the bull calf class going to William Burleigh’s smart calf Benaughlin Larry.

Full class results below.
RESULTS – RANDOX ANTRIM SHOW 2017 – HEREFORD

Champion Courtney Halliday, Annaghmore, Coraback Joan 15th

Reserve Alwyn Armour, Dromara, Woodvale 1 Limited Edition

Champion Female Courtney Halliday, Annaghmore, Coraback Joan 15th

Reserve Female Mark Moore, Aughnacloy, Annaghbeg Pansy

Champion Male Alwyn Armour, Dromara, Woodvale 1 Limited Edition (D)

Reserve Male Ciaran Kerr, Lurgan, Mullaghdoo Poll 1 Elite

Class 46 Cow or heifer born on or before 31st December 2014 in calf or with own calf at foot., 1st AJ Farms, Newtownards, Lusky 1 Honour P, 2nd Ian McFadden, Magherafelt, Cabra 1 Fashion, 3rd JE RI & W Haire, Crumlin, Dorepoll 1 553 Classic Kim

Class 47 Heifer born on or after 1st January 2015 and on or before 30th June 2015 in calf or with own calf at foot., 1st David Smyth, Ballynahinch, Mara Blossom 50th, 2nd John & William McMordie, Newtownards, SolPoll 1 Starlet M19, 3rd Marcus Murdock, Newry, Lisnaree 1 Millie

Class 48 Heifer born between 1st July 2015 and 31st December 2015., 1st James Graham, Portadown, Richmount 1 Nirvana, 2nd Trevor & Sheevaun Andrews, Larne, Mountview 1 Estelle, 3rd David Smyth, Ballynahinch, Clipston Diadem T25

Class 49 Heifer born between 1st January 2016 and 31st August 2016., 1st Courtney Halliday, Annaghmore, Coraback Joan 15th, 2nd Mark Moore, Aughnacloy, Annaghbeg Pansy, 3rd John & William McMordie, Newtownards, Remstone 1 Fashion E430

Class 50 Heifer calf born between 1st September 2016 and 31st December 2016., 1st Mark Moore, Aughnacloy, Annaghbeg Delilah, 2nd Leader Family, Crumlin, Hockleypoll1 Ariana, 3rd Alwyn Armour, Dromara, Woodvale 1 Ravette N405 (P)

Class 51 Heifer calf born after 1st January 2017., 1st Leader Family, Crumlin, Hockleypoll1 EVI, 2nd Marcus Murdock, Newry, Lisnaree 1 Opal

Class 52 Bull born before 1st April 2015., 1st Alwyn Armour, Dromara, Woodvale 1 Limited Edition, 2nd Ciaran Kerr, Lurgan, Mullaghdoo Poll 1 Elite, 3rd Robin Irvine, Whitecross, Fisher 1 Jubilee

Class 53 Bull born on or after 1st April 2015 and on or before 31st December 2015., 1st David Smyth, Ballynahinch, Freetown Mentor, 2nd JE RI & W Haire, Crumlin, Panmure 1 Monster

Class 54 Bull born on or after 1st January 2016 and on or before 31st August 2016., 1st JE RI & W Haire, Crumlin, Dorepoll 1 579 1 Nashville, 2nd Mark Moore, Aughnacloy, Annaghbeg Domino, 3rd RM Richmond, Enniskillen, Corraback Kadar

Class 55 Bull calf born between 1st September 2016 and 31st December 2016., 1st Ciaran Kerr, Lurgan, Kinnego 1 Pharaoh, 2nd James Graham, Portadown, Richmount 1 Peppermint, 3rd William Burleigh, Enniskillen, Benaughlin Norman

Class 56 Bull calf born after 1st January 2017., 1st William Burleigh, Enniskillen, Benaughlin Larry, 2nd Mark Moore, Aughnacloy, Annaghbeg Endeavour, 3rd J&G Small, Randalstown, Drumshamble 1 Big Show

Class 57 Progeny Pair best pair by same Sire or Dam, entered in above Classes., 1st RM Richmond, Enniskillen, 2nd Mark Moore, Aughnacloy, 3rd James Graham, Portadown

Class 58 Group of Hereford animals, the property of one exhibitor and entered in classes for which they are eligible., 1st Mark Moore, Aughnacloy, 2nd Trevor & Sheevaun Andrews, Larne, 3rd David Smyth, Ballynahinch

HEREFORD YOUNG HANDLERS CLASS Age 12 – 18

1st Marcus Murdock, 2nd Bradley Graham, 3rd John Andrews

Courtney Halliday's Supreme Champion Corraback Joan 15th
Courtney Halliday’s Supreme Champion Corraback Joan 15th

 

Amagh Agricultural Show 2017

 

Mullaghdoopoll 1 Elite, Supreme Champion owned by Ciaran Kerr
Mullaghdoopoll 1 Elite, Supreme Champion owned by Ciaran Kerr

Mullaghdoopoll 1 Elite claims another title at Armagh Agricultural Show under the well known Hereford Judge Les Gould making it three in a row for Ciaran Kerr from Lurgan.
He didn’t stop there and went onto take reserve overall in the Beef Interbreed that followed. John Gill’s Lusky 1 Honour took the reserve spot on the day, a cow which is doing well on this years show circuit.

A huge congratulations goes to young handler Bradley Graham who won his class in a strong group of 18 competitors, he then went onto win Overall Young handler of the day, a truly great achievement!

Class results

Supreme Champion
Mullaghdoopoll 1 Elite. Ciaran Kerr

Reserve Champion
Lusky 1 Honour. John Gill

Senior Bull Class
1st Mullaghdoopoll 1 Elite. Ciaran Kerr

Intermediate Bull Class
1st Hilltop 1 Sunny. K Greenaway
2nd Nancy Angus. T Morton
3rd Hilltop 2 Prince. K Greenaway

Junior Bull Class
1st Benaughlin Norman. W Burleith
2nd Kinnego 1 Pharoah. C Kerr
3rd Nancy Aaron. T Morton

Cow Class
1st Lusky 1 Honour. J Gill

Senior Heifer Class
1st Umgola Tiffany. S Baxter
2nd Lusky 1 Nan. J Gill

Junior Hefier Class
1st Corraback Joan 15th. C Halliday
2nd Annaghbeg Pansy. M Moore
3rd Annaghbeg Dawn. M Moore

Heifer Calf Class
1st Nancy Amy. T Morton
2nd Hockleypoll 1 Ervie. R Leader
3rd Hockleypoll 1 Ariana. R Leader

Bradley Graham takes Overall Young Handler Championship at Armagh Show
Bradley Graham takes Overall Young Handler Championship at Armagh Show

 

LURGAN SHOW RESULTS 2017

 

Mullaghdoopoll 1 Elite, supreme Champion owned by Ciaran Kerr
Mullaghdoopoll 1 Elite, supreme Champion owned by Ciaran Kerr

Ciaran Kerr’s Mullaghdoopoll 1 Elite claimed his second supreme championship on home turf at Lurgan Show on Saturday under the expert eye of judge Robin Irvine closely followed by Lusky 1 Honour, a cow with calf at foot owned and bred by John Gill.

Lusky 1 Honour, reserve Champion owned and bred by John Gill
Lusky 1 Honour, reserve Champion owned and bred by John Gill

Other class winners on the day included Mountview Enzo owned and bred by Trevor Andrews taking the intermediate bull class.

Trevor Andrews Mountview Enzo taking first in intermediate Bull Class
Trevor Andrews Mountview Enzo taking first in intermediate Bull Class

Another win was secured by Greer Watson in the senior Heifer class with Barnburn 1 Marigold whilst the strong yearling class was won with a heifer Corraback Joan 15th now owned by Courtney Halliday. Cairan Kerr managed to secure a one,two in the final class of the day with Kinnego 1 Pharaoh taking first and President coming second.

Class Results

Supreme Champion and Male Champion
Mullaghdoopoll 1 Elite. Ciaran Kerr
Reserve Supreme and Female Champion
Lusky 1 Honour. John Gill

Bull Born before 31/8/15
1st Mullaghdoopoll 1 Elite. Ciaran Kerr

Bull Born After 1/9/15
1st Mountview Enzo. Trevor Andrews
2nd Hilltop 1 Sunny. Kathryn Greenaway

Cow born prior to 1/1/15
1st Lusky 1 Honour. John Gill

Heifer born 1/1/15-31/12/15
1st Barnburn 1 Marigold. Greer Watson
2nd Mountview Estelle. Trevor Andrews

Heifer born 1/1/16-31/8/16
1st Corraback Joan 15th. Courtney Halliday
2nd Lusky 1 Nan. John Gill

Calf born after 1/9/16
1st Kinnego 1 Pharoah. Ciaran Kerr
2nd Kinnego 1 President. Ciaran Kerr

Mullaghdoopoll 1 Elite, supreme Champion owned by Ciaran Kerr
Mullaghdoopoll 1 Elite, supreme Champion owned by Ciaran Kerr

BALLYMENA SHOW 2017

MULLAGHDOOPOLL 1 ELITE TAKES BALLYMENA TITLE

Ciaran Kerr’s Mullaghdoopoll 1 Elite took the top spot at Ballymena Agricultural Show on Saturday. This three year old bull is no newcomer to the ring after taking numerous silverware and titles home last year.

Reserve Champion went to a home bred Heifer of Greer Watson from Saintfield. Barnburn 1 Marigold showed bags of style on the day and is set to make a name for herself the rest of the season.

Other wins on the day was Stephen Cherry’s Hawkesbury 1 Veronica in the strong yearling class, with an entry of 7 it was the largest of the day.
Trevor Andrews won the intermediate Bull class with Mountview Enzo, a smart Bull that is building on his previous outings including RUAS Balmoral.
Ciaran Kerr added to his red rosette collection winning the Bull or Heifer calf class with Kinego 1 Pharoah, a young bull showing lots of potential.
Also a big well done to Marcus Murdock who won the Beef Young Handlers Section.

RESULTS

Supreme Champion Mullaghdoopoll 1 Elite
Reserve Supreme Burnburn 1 Marigold

Heifer in Calf or Calf at Foot
1st Barnburn 1 Marigold. Greer Watson
2nd Mountview 1 Estelle.Trevor Andrews

Heifer born 1/1/16 – 31/8/16
1st Hawkesbury 1 Veronica. Stephen Cherry
2nd Kilsunny Lass Molly. Marcus Murdock
3rd Annaghbeg Dawn. Mark Moore

Bull Born Before 1/8/15
1st Mullaghdoopoll 1 Elite. Ciaran Kerr
2nd Pinmoor 1 Kingsley. Greer Watson
3rd Rathregan Poll 1 Storm. Leader Family

Bull born 1/9/15 a 31/8/16
1st Mountview Enzo. Trevor Andrews
2nd Annaghbeg Decimus. Mark Moore

Bull or Heifer born after 1/9/16
1st Kinego 1 Pharoah. Ciaran Kerr
2nd Hockley Poll 1 Ervie. Leader Family

Mulladoopoll 1 Elite owned by Ciaran Kerr Champion Bull of the year 2016
Mulladoopoll 1 Elite owned by Ciaran Kerr Champion