With a total prize fund of PS15,000, this year's event features 70 classes across the seven breed sections, which include Holstein, Jersey, Ayrshire Red & White, Brown Swiss, Dairy Shorthorn
and British Friesian (National Breed Show).
We have dairy shorthorn
, so when we do have a bull they are still pretty good for beef and they go to Daylesford Organics when they are about three months old.
Another Dairy Shorthorn
merited an honourable mention, and Kayleigh Coole, showing on behalf of the family, was third in the young handlers class.
The Charlton is the result of the renowned and deliciously rich Goodwood milk which stems from the local Dairy Shorthorn
, a sixteenth century breed which originated as a result of crossing the best milking cow of the time.
The rest were Dairy Shorthorn
, Ayrshire, Jersey and Guernsey breeds.
I breed pedigree Dairy Shorthorn
cattle and have done since I left school, but I am a member of Equity, the actors' union.
They rear 60 dairy shorthorn
cattle, which have been bred over 25 years, 100 sheep and two angora goats.
New Englanders generally prefer dairy breeds such as Holstein, dairy Shorthorn
, and Milking Devon, while Nova Scotians prefer beef breeds such as Hereford, Ayrshire, and beef Shorthorn.
Selwyn Donald, from New Zealand, will judge the Holstein, Ayrshire and brown Swiss classes, while Dean Malcolm, from Australia, will oversee the dairy shorthorn
, Jersey and Red and white show.
Just re-elected for a second term as chairwoman of the Glamorgan County branch of the National Farmers' Union, she farms a mixed dairy herd of 180 Holstein Friesian and Dairy Shorthorn
in equal numbers (calving all year round), together with an appropriate number of dairy followers and a largescale arable enterprise.
The final picture concluded with a plea from Elizabeth, a rare-breed Dairy Shorthorn
cow, for consumers to support Britain's hard-pressed milk producers.
They had just bought the farm, then 26 acres, and were hand milking two Dairy Shorthorn