Clean sweep at South West Dairy Show

We took the Ayrshire championship and reserve at the South West Dairy Show at Castle Douglas this year.

Championship presentation

Taking the championship title was Halmyre Urr Louise 260. This second calved Palmyra-Tri Star Reality daughter calved in September and stood Ayrshire heifer champion at Agriscot 2013.

Louise 260 - champion

Standing reserve to her was our first prize heifer in milk, Halmyre Urr Floralin 174, a Barr Regent daughter.

Halmyre Urr Louise 283

Also in the heifer class we stood second with Halmyre Urr Louise 283, a Burdette daughter, while the Halmyre Urr Lieutenant daughter Halmyre Urr Ladybird 446 stood third.

Halmyre Urr Martha 25 EX92-2E stood first in the senior cow class, she is a fresh seventh lactation Howie’s Figo daughter. In the interbreed 50t class Halmyre Urr Louise 211 EX95-4E stood fourth, she is a sixth calved Halmyre Urr Jack daughter.

Thank you very much to John McLean who was a valuable help in clipping and preparation for the show this year.