Created: Monday, 16 July 2018 13:56
Kites Fly the Shorthorn Banner at Stafford
Staffordshire County Show certainly took a hit in numbers this year due to the increasing TB cases across the area. But Judge John Lomax, Whitmore Herd, Staffordshire was clearly impressed with the quality that paraded before him. He had no hesitation as he tapped out his Champion Cotonhall Alfie Nellie from Rob and Kate Kite “the cow was an effortless winner today with fantastic scope, power, and quality of udder.”
Cotonhall Alfie Nellie VG86 as a two year old, is owned in partnership with J & B Evans in Australia. “This junior cow is a power house, with lovely bloom in the udder”. Nellie no stranger to the show ring having won the National Show Junior Championship last year and the calf Championship in 2016. She calved back in December and is still producing 32kgs daily in her second lactation. “She caught my eye as soon as she entered the ring, having such presence and style on parade she was an easy champion for me today.”
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Created: Monday, 18 June 2018 14:24
Champion: Dee Lady Hermione 8
Cranks' Crowned 7th National Champions
The Crank family have a stella show and lift the 7th National Show Trophy with Dee Lady Hermione 8th. For Judge Lawrie Chittick, Lemongrove Illawarra's, Australia, she was “an obvious Champion she exhibited the dairy characteristics that I look for, plenty of stretch, bone quality with correctness throughout ”.
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