It looks like we’re set for a packed couple of days of showing at The East of England Smithfield Festival. The first day has started with the native heifer class, judged by Tecwyn Jones from Conwy.
In his first line up, he’s chosen a 430kg
In second it’s Oakchurch Duchess Duffy, an Aberdeen Angus from Michael Kirkby, weighing 582kg. Third is Gupworthy Kiss, a longhorn from Mr and Mrs G Woollatt, hitting the scales at 514kg.
In the pure bred
Then in second it’s 572kg Welland Valley Dallas 21 from Mr J East. Third is
The first split of the pure bred beef class, is native steers, 599kg and under. Mr Jones has placed a Galloway, Berlomond Cheeky from Harvey Cattle in his top spot (480kg).
In second is an entry from R J Wright. 552kg
In the Native steer over 600kg category, it’s G and A McFadzean’s Aberdeen Angus, The end of the line, weighing 630kg in first. Second place goes to A E and C R Bishop and their Aberdeen Angus, The Black Bonus (708kg). Third is Michael Read’s 652kg Lincoln Red, Hemingby Fizz.
In the Pure bred South Devon steer class, N and
Next is the best pure bred rosette presentations for each breed:
The Aberdeen Angus rosette has gone to The End of The Line from G and McFadzean.
The Longhorn prize has gone to Mr and Mrs G Woollatt’s Gupworthy Kiss.