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SIMMENTALS TOPPING COMMERCIAL MARKETS AT: THAINSTONE; HALLWORTHY; DUMFRIES; HOLSWORTHY; FROME; MARKET DRAYTON; TRURO; HEXHAM; QUOYBRAE; CARLISLE; SEDGEMOOR; LANCASTER; EXETER; BRECON; ST. BOSWELLS; SHREWSBURY; KILREA; LANARK; AND PENRITH. At Thainstone on 1st October,...
Stars of the Future Pedigree Calf Show
By Richard Pettit, Scottish Club Secretary.
Judge Mrs Vikki Wood, Popes Herd.
A large entry of Simmental calves from all over Scotland were forward for our Judge, Mrs Vikki Woods of the well-known Popes herd to place.
Overall Senior Champion was from the Stronachs with Islavale Cassius 11 by Woodhall Walker.
Senior female Champion was Corskie Cegem by Popes Laird.
Overall Junior Champion was Kennox Taras Diva, by Popes Laird, from David Craig, with Overhill House Data by Overhill House Volvo Junior Male Champion.
Lauren Stronach continued the Stronachs successful day, by winning their classes in the Junior interbreed Young handlers competition.
Class 25 Bulls born 11th August, 2011 to 24th September, 2011
1st Louise Moffat, Braidwood Copper 11
2nd D. & R. Durno, Auchorachan Chubbs
3rd R. McCulloch, Overhill House Controversial
Class 26 Bulls born 3rd October, 2011 to 18th October, 2011
1st G. & M. Smith, Drumsleed Canyon
2nd W. J. & J. Green, Corskie Crackerjack
3rd A. & K. Gamble, Farnell Crailing 11
Class 27 Bulls born 28th November, 2011 to 23rd December, 2011
1st W. S. Stronach, Islavale Cassius 11
2nd J. & P. Goldie, Newbie Mains Chicago 11
3rd Heather Duff, Pitmudie Cassino Royale 12
4th A. & K. Gamble, Farnell Claghy 11
Class 28 Heifers born 3rd August, 2011 to 21st September, 2011
1st J. & P. Goldie, Newbie Mains Cee Me
2nd Mr & Mrs L. Moffat, Innerwick Christina
3rd J. & P. Goldie, Newbie Mains Charmer
Class 29 Heifers born 28th September, 2011 to 12th December, 2011
1st W. J. & J. Green, Corskie Cegem
2nd W. S. Stronach, Islavale Candy
3rd J. & P. Goldie, Newbie Mains Calamity Jane
4th W. S. Stronach, Islavale Mistress
Class 30 Bulls born 5th January, 2012 to 25th Febraury, 2012
1st J. C. McLaren & Partners, Dargill Duke 12
2nd T. A. & E. Henderson, Dresswood Drew 12 TM
3rd A. & K. Gamble, Farnell Domino 12
Class 31 Bulls born 3rd March, 2012 to 7th May, 2012
1st R. McCulloch, Overhill House Data 12
2nd David Lowry, Keeldrum Darius 12
3rd Heather Duff, Cairnview Darby 12
Class 32 Heifers born 2nd January, 2012 to 3rd March, 2012
1st David Craig, Kennox Taras Diva
2nd Douglas W. Smith, Boswell Diamond
3rd W. J. & J. Green, Corskie Doris
4th D. & R. Durno & Sons, Auchorachan Diamond
Class 33 Heifers born 13th March, 2012 to 28th April, 2012
1st R. McCulloch, Overhill House Daisy
2nd R. McCulloch, Overhill House Dior Dem
3rd David Lowry, Keeldrum Herta D1