28 July 1995

Charolais takes beefs top spot for second year

By Robert Davies

MORE than 2000 people paid at the gate on the record-breaking first day of the Royal Welsh Show at Builth Wells, Powys.

The bumper crowds saw Mold-based veterinary surgeon D Esmor Evanss British Charolais cow Maerdy Empress take the individual supreme beef championship for the second successive year. Reserve was the Welsh Black supreme champion, Deniolyn Dewi, which was bought by Susan Howe of Ardingly, Sussex, after standing as breed champion at the 1994 event.

Though breed society chairman John Beynon failed to pick up a major showring award, he collected the Sir Bryner Jones Memorial Award, RWSEs top accolade, as "the person judged to have contributed most by breeding and other activities to encourage the improvement of the native British beef breeds". &#42

&#8226 Results round-up next week.

First, second and third prize Badger Faced Welsh Mountain ewes.

Female Welsh cattle judging at a record breaking Royal Welsh Show.

The British Charolais cow Maerdy Empress, owned by D Esmor Evans, took individual Supreme beef championship for the second successive year.