Hereford NI Annual Dinner 2016

 

James and Bradley Graham and Lindsey McCallister, from Richmount Herefords, Portadown, with their trophies at the NI Hereford Breeders' Association dinner, Enniskillen. Picture: Cliff Donaldson
James and Bradley Graham and Lindsey McCallister, from Richmount Herefords, Portadown, with their trophies at the NI Hereford Breeders’ Association dinner, Enniskillen. Picture: Cliff Donaldson

The Northern Ireland Hereford Breeders Association recently held their Annual Dinner Dance and Presentation of Awards in the Killyhevlin Lakeside Hotel in Enniskillen.

Niall Kerr, Brian Kerr, Seauna Mulholland, Ciaran Kerr, Ann Kerr, Peter Kerr and David Lavery, with some of the trophies for Kinnego Herefords, Lurgan, at the NI Hereford Breeders' Association dinner, Enniskillen. Picture: Cliff Donaldson
Niall Kerr, Brian Kerr, Seauna Mulholland, Ciaran Kerr, Ann Kerr, Peter Kerr and David Lavery, with some of the trophies for Kinnego Herefords, Lurgan, at the NI Hereford Breeders’ Association dinner, Enniskillen. Picture: Cliff Donaldson


The chairman John Gill welcomed over 60 breeders and friends to the function where the breeders were rewarded for their efforts at the various events and summer shows through out the year

Greer and Bertie Watson, Crossgar, with some the trophies they received at the NI Hereford Breeders' Association dinner, Enniskillen. Picture: Cliff Donaldson
Greer and Bertie Watson, Crossgar, with some the trophies they received at the NI Hereford Breeders’ Association dinner, Enniskillen. Picture: Cliff Donaldson


Amongst the guests were representatives from Dunbia and United Feeds who the Association are indebted to for their continued support.

Mia, Paul, Wendy and Charlie Beatty, from Aughnacloy, with the trophies they received for the champion Hereford and the best poll at the Royal Ulster Show, at the NI Hereford Breeders' Association dinner, Enniskillen. Picture: Cliff Donaldson
Mia, Paul, Wendy and Charlie Beatty, from Aughnacloy, with the trophies they received for the champion Hereford and the best poll at the Royal Ulster Show, at the NI Hereford Breeders’ Association dinner, Enniskillen. Picture: Cliff Donaldson


After a very enjoyable meal the Associations president Cecil Beatty gave a detailed report on the years events, the chairman then welcomed the guest speaker for the evening Mr Gareth Bell from the Jubilee Veterinary Clinic in Newtownards who attended with his wife. Gareth gave a very interesting and enlightening talk on bull reproduction.

John McMordie, Helen McMordie, William McMordie, Victoria Orr, Andrew McMordie and Lesley Ann Davidson, from Ballygowan, with the trophies they received at the NI Hereford Breeders' Association dinner, Enniskillen. Picture: Cliff Donaldson
John McMordie, Helen McMordie, William McMordie, Victoria Orr, Andrew McMordie and Lesley Ann Davidson, from Ballygowan, with the trophies they received at the NI Hereford Breeders’ Association dinner, Enniskillen. Picture: Cliff Donaldson


The awards were handed over by Mrs Ann Orr from The Fermanagh Farming Society who hosted the well supported 2016 National Hereford Show. The Hereford Championship was won by Bertie and Greer Watson from Crossgar with the Reserve Champion going to James Graham from Portadown.

John Gill, chairman of the NI Hereford Breeders' Association, presenting Marcus Murdoch, Newry, along with his father Robert, the young handler trophy at the association's annual dinner, Enniskillen. Picture: Cliff Donaldson
John Gill, chairman of the NI Hereford Breeders’ Association, presenting Marcus Murdoch, Newry, along with his father Robert, the young handler trophy at the association’s annual dinner, Enniskillen. Picture: Cliff Donaldson


A very enjoyable evening was had by all with the Music being provided by the Cathy McGovern band

John Gill, chairman of the NI Hereford Breeders' Association, presenting Henry Richmond, Derrylin, with some of his trophies at the association's annual dinner, Enniskillen. Picture: Cliff Donaldson
John Gill, chairman of the NI Hereford Breeders’ Association, presenting Henry Richmond, Derrylin, with some of his trophies at the association’s annual dinner, Enniskillen. Picture: Cliff Donaldson
John Andrews winning the Young Handler Cup
John Andrews winning the Young Handler Cup

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