6th - 8th December 2013 - Manfeild Park, Feilding Congratulations to the McWilliam family of Te Taumata Hereford Stud, Masterton. With their impressive, well grown junior bull entry, top Hereford honours went to the Wairarapa stud at the recent 2013 NZ Royal Show, held at Manfeild Park, Feilding.
Meat and Wool Cup winning exhibit, Awhea Immense with handler Ben Burgess and owner Steve Morgan. The judging panel from left, Marc Robertson, Judy Smyth and Peter McWilliam.
Awhea Immense Grand Champion Hereford Hereford section Senior Judge - Greg Chamberlain Associate Judge - Daniel Smith Cow 3yrs and over 1st S Morgan - Waitaporiri Curly 2nd B&M Harvey - Ascot Cynthia 3rd B&M Harvey - Ascot Isabella 2 Year Heifer 1st C&S Corney - Colraine Lydia 2nd Ascot Herefords - Ascot Twiggy Champion Senior Female, S Morgan - Waitaporiri Curly Reserve Champion, B&M Harvey - Ascot Cynthia Yearling Heifer 1st Kanuka stud - Kanuka Finesse 2nd S Morgan - Joshstar Leonera 3rd C&S Corney - Colraine Cynthia Heifer calf 1st B&M Harvey - Ascot Lady Linda 2nd G&L Peters - Willowspring L.A.
Merial-Ancare's David Dodge, Doc Sidey and Champion senior bull. Ros Stokes William Gibson Cow, with her own calf(s) at foot (3 years and over).
Eamon Dean took home the heifer junior yearling title. The future of the Hereford breed is in great hands if the performance of NZHA youth breeding members at the Royal Show is anything to go by.
A Jersey Fit For A Princess A week before the Royal Show, Hawarden Hereford breeder Beverley Forrester at the cattle working bee was asked to knit one of her renowned woollen jerseys – on the condition it could be done in time for the show. As she mulled it over she was told it was to be presented to Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal – Princess Anne.
Hereford Results - 2007 Royal Show Wednesday 14th November, Christchurch. Rebecca McConochie with the Lake Station sire Lake B107 which scooped the Hereford prize pool at the 2007 Royal Show.
Supreme Champion Hereford - Twynham Delta Y13 pictured with owner Lloyd Higgins of Tywnham Stud Nelson. Senior Hereford Judge: Dean Hansen, Te Kauwhata Associate Hereford Judge: Anna Smyth, Hawkes Bay Cow, with her own calf(s) at foot (3 years and over).