BBQ and Herd’s Compeition 2015

The Northern Ireland Hereford Breeders Association held their annual field night and BBQ this year at the home of breed president Greer Watson, Raffery Co. Down. After viewing the Barnburn herd including the NI Bull of the Year, Pinmoor 1 Kingsley, the crowd headed back to the sheds to watch a clipping demonstration by William McMordie before having a BBQ and the announcement of the results of the herds competition, from Judge Andy Patterson.

 

Pedigree herds

Large Herds   

1st           J & W McMordie              Solpoll

2nd          John Conlon                    Drumatee

3rd           David Wilson                   Lisrace

 

 

Medium Herds    

1st           Dessie Martin                   Lisola & Craigy

2nd          Stephen Baxter                Umgola

3rd           C & M Beatty & Son        Castlepoll & Braemount

 

Small Herds

1st           James Graham                  Richmount

2nd          Ciaran Kerr                        Kinnego

3rd           Andrew McMordie             Solitude

 

 

Best Autumn Born Bull Calf   

David Wilson                      Lisrace Lumberjack

 

Best Autumn Born Heifer Calf 

J & W McMordie              Solpoll 1 Pansy M16

 

Best Spring Born Bull Calf

James Graham                  Richmount 1 Mac

 

Best Spring Born Heifer Calf  

Stephen Baxter               Umgola 1 Lady 3rd

 

Best Stock Bull      

Tie between:

Stephen Baxter                Dernaroy 1 Impact

 

James Graham                 Richmount 1 King Kong

 

Overall Winner  

John & William McMordie            Solpoll

Runner Up     

Dessie Martin                               Lisola & Craigy

 

Commercial herds

Overall winner 

David Weir, Benburb

 

Runner Up

Samuel Robinson, Killinchy

 

 

Funds raised at the event between the BBQ, raffle and auction raised £1090 which was presented to Nessie Blair from the British Lung Foundation

 

 

The NIHBA would like to thank Andy Patterson for judging the herd’s competition and Dunbia for providing the steaks.

 

Special thanks also to the Watson Family for hosting the BBQ and field evening to view their Herd and to host the prize giving for the competition.

Author: Editor Hereford

herefordni.co.uk

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