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Otago/Southland Branch on Farm Competition

By | Association News

Judged on the 17th January 2019
Judge: Mark McDonald

Class 1             In milk 2-year-old
5th – Hughes Farms – Northbrook Mack
4th – L & N Kelly – Brecon Maurice Minor
3rd – D & P Murphy – Treeton Pingerley                                                                    2nd – L & N Kelly – Pinedale Oliver
1st – S & T Simmons – Roslyn Arnie

Class 2             In milk 3-year-old
4th Equal – L & N Kelly – Oliver Woods Carbo
4th Equal – S & T Simmons – Oliver Woods Carbo
3rd – L & N Kelly – L. Jinnys Empire
2nd – D & P Murphy – Sorby
1st – L & N Kelly – Brecon Egmont

Class 3             In milk 4 and 5-year-old
5th – D & P Murphy – Clarefield Mocha
4th – D & p Murphy – St. Hallebo
3rd – S & T Simmons – Blackwood Park Blitz
2nd – N Muller – Bekay Angelo Blitz                                       
1st – N Muller – Brecon Jamiriquoi

Class 4             In milk 6 – 9-year-old
5th – L & N Kelly – L. Jinnys Empire 
4th – Hughes Farms
3rd – L & N Kelly – Treeton Pingerley
2nd – D & P Murphy – Treeton Pingerley
1st – L & N Kelly – Burness Wai Felicity

Class 5             In milk 10-year-old and over
2nd – L & N Kelly – Pinedale Oliver
1st – L & N Kelly – K. Lens

Best Udder
N Muller – Brecon Jamiriquoi

Champion Cow
L & N Kelly – Burness Wai Felicity

Reserve Champion
N Muller – Brecon Jamiriquoi

Honourable Mention
L & N Kelly – Brecon Egmont

Class 6             Yearling Heifer
3rd – N Muller – Bekay Blitz Angelo
2nd – N Muller – Bekay Blitz Angelo
1st – S & T Simmons – Glencliffe Jedi

Class 7             Heifer Calf
5th – S & T Simmons – Glencliffe Jedi
4th – L & N Kelly – Brecon Encore
3rd – S & T Simmons – Northbrook Plato
2nd – N Muller – Brecon Antonio
1st – S & T Simmons – Glencliffe Jedi

Junior Champion
S & T Simmons – Glencliffe Jedi

Reserve Junior Champion
S & T Simmons – Glencliffe Jedi

Supreme Champion 
L & N Kelly – Burness Wai Felicity

Supreme Champion – Burness Wai Felicity
Reserve Champion & Best Udder – Brecon Jamiriquoi
Reserve Champion & Best Udder – Brecon Jamiriquoi
Honourable Mention – Brecon Egmont

Spring Fielday & Prize Giving

By | Association News

Waikato Branch NZ Milking Shorthorn Assn Invite you to their Spring Fielday and Prize Giving.

When: Saturday 21st September
Where: David & Wendy Harker’s farm (Westell herd)
193 Kakepuku Road, Te Awamutu

Please bring a plate for lunch

NOTE: PLEASE wear clean farm footwear

Milking Shorthorn Farm Signs

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“Look out for the Milking Shorthorn Sign on the Left”
What better way to give out directions to your visitors, friends and family, than with a Milking Shorthorn Farm Sign at your gate.

Introduce everyone to your farm, with your Farm Name and Family name alongside the breed we all love. 
The sign is 841 x 594mm and printed on a durable Aluminium Core. They are built to last!

To order your sign, fill out the form below or get in touch with the office. 

Single Sided - $178 excl GSTDouble Sided - $210 excl GST


Russell Joins the IRDBF Board

By | Association News

INTRODUCING THE NEW LOOK BOARD

The International Red Dairy Breeds Federation held its official meeting during the Mount Gambier based conference days.  News from that meeting is that two new members join the Board.  Russell Tocker of New Zealand brings young blood to the team.  Morten Hansen of Denmark brings experience of the European scene.

Left to right: Russell Tocker of New Zealand, Graeme Hamilton of Australia (Vice President), Christina Paulsen-Schlueter of Germany (President), Tanel Bulitko of Estonia, and Morten Hansen of Denmark – stepping out in unity and strength. – extract from The International Red Dairy Breeds Federation.

Full read available here :
https://shoutout.wix.com/so/dcMdCaJPI?cid=d8414b68-e825-453d-859b-d0a41f360ccb#/main

Joint Judging School

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A joint Judging school is underway.
The information has been released for the remaining lower North Island schools.

Confirmed dates for the two remaining Judging Schools follow:

  • Canterbury – Wednesday 20 March – Farm of Peter Gilbert, 1648 Pole Rd, RD 6, Ashburton
  • Taranaki – Thursday 21 March – Commencing at Snowline Ayrshires, 92 Nash Rd, R D 21, Stratford then moving on to farm of Paul Vanner, 228 Rowan Rd, Hawera

Add at the bottom – All current and prospective judges are welcome, please RSVP to info@nzmilkingshorthorn.nz

You and your family can now apply for membership online!

By | Association News
Thinking about getting a NZ Milking Shorthorn Membership?

We have made our membership process easier than ever! While it is still available in both options you no longer need to print out your application. You can now fill out our online membership form and submit it automatically!

 

Apply Now.

http://www.nzmilkingshorthorn.nz/membership-application/

NZ Milking Shorthorn Getting Social!

By | Association News

There is no denying Social Media is where we all have discussion!

We are pushing to make our social media presence increase and enable you all to have a place to chat about your cows and also the future of your cows. We are a mere link away. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK.