Champion heifer and steers classes have just been announced and taking the champion heifer title was Richard and Judy Fountaine with their heifer, Millington Dinead. This April 2008 Limousin was bought from Frank Page, Northampton as a calf and has been shown several times this year including Suffolk Show, Asby and Newark Show. This one who weighed in at 588kg will be retained for breeding by the Fountaines.
In reserve was the Limousin, Withersdale Donna forward by Paul Barwood and Anita Padfield.
Taking the steer championship title was Superman, a Galloway forward by Michael and Melanie Alford, Cullumpton, Devon. This one which weighed in at 738kg was bought last September from A Waugh, Cumbria. And a good investment he was having already takeb the native steer title at Agri Expo, Carlisle last month. Superman will be shown at Scottish Winter Fair and the Welsh Winter Fair in the coming weeks.
In reserve was Mike Dickens with his October 2008 born Limousin that weighed in at 470kg.