Balmachie Herd Triumphs at National Angus show

The Balmachie herd of Messrs John F Lascelles, Balmachie, triumphed in an outstanding turnout of 100 Aberdeen Angus, at the National Aberdeen-Angus Show, Aberdeenshire.


Picking up no fewer than four first prized tickets in 12 classes, they went on to win both supreme and female championships and also the male championships.


Supreme and female champion was the two year old heifer, Balmachie Missie, The Moss Florian, which was being shown for the first time from the 12-cow Balmachie herd.


Overall male champion was the junior leader, Balmachie Keystone, a yearling son of The Moss Mr Eshton, and out of the breeding cow, Kim of Fordafourie. The second prize winner in the same class as the champion took reserve supreme and reserve female championships for Ian Anderson, Ayrshire, who has only two cows in her herd. The winning heifer, Dalcrest Julianna Erica, a home-bred daughter of Dalrene Cruz, was breed and reserve interbreed champion at Ayr Show earlier this season.


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