It was a memorable day in the beef cattle rings at Kent Show for Suffolk-based
Having already clinched the top title at both East of England and Norfolk, Bon Bon picked up her third title when pipping Rupert Taylor’s Charolais bull Rumsden Crusierweight to top spot.
By Broadmeadows Canon and out of homebred cow Sundale Tansy, Bon Bon is believed to be in calf to noted sire Samy and is one of a herd of 50
Across in the dairy rings a last minute substition of entries proved fortuitous for William Hickson’s
Anastasia 9 is currently giving 35 litres a day having calved in January in Mr Hickson’s 360-cow all Jersey herd at
Among the sheep entries there was no shortage of competition for the top spot, but Hugh Veitch of Berwick made easy work of picking his champion in the form of Don and Jo Masters’ Hampshire Down shearling ram.
Their homebred tup is out of a homebred ewe and by a Parkstock tup which they bought for £450 as a ram lamb and has previously stood breed champion at both Heathfield and South of England this season.
Standing reserve here was the Charollais leader, a shearling ewe from Hazel and Katie Long’s Denstroude flock from Mystole,
Among the pigs it was a familiar story with regular