Finalists in the 2017 NMR/RABDF Gold Cup competition have been announced and include two block calving grassland-based herds, two high-production Holstein herds, a Channel Island herd and a grass-based block calving herd milked once-a-day. This line up reflects the competition’s new remit, which includes entries from the wider range of management systems and businesses that better reflect today’s UK dairy sector.
Panda Fanta Fools Gold Red was crowned the red & white champion calf at this years All Breeds All Britain calf show. The judge complimented her for her overall balance, capacity and strength.
A host of awards were presented at the ABAB Calf Show to recognise Holstein Young Breeders who always go the extra mile.
The legacy of Catlane CHAD lives on as his sons stamp their mark on the Genus ABS stud.
Champion calf went to Knowlesmere Solomon Diamond 2 from Knowlesmere Holsteins, Shropshire.