3rd November 2023, saw Members and Guests gathered at the Stallingborough Grange Hotel for the Presentation of the Society's 2023 National Herd Competition Winners.
A huge "Thank you" to Richard Bartle for Judging and to all our Sponsors.
Results: OVERALL JUDGES CHOICE -was SHARLOCK XTREME XP80925, OWNED BY ED MIDDLETON’S HOLEGATE HERD - Prize monies Sponsored by Mr A Parker and Trophy Sponsored by John Cusson's FAB (Ferry Ales Brewery)
All 1st Prize Winners received Tankards Sponsored by John Cusson's FAB
Class 1 - Small Herd - Sponsored by Rand Farm Park - 1st Nick Barton's Highbarn Herd; 2nd Ron Goodwin's Holyoak Herd; 3rd Chris Page & Melissa Bollon's Foulness Herd
Class 2 - Medium Herd - Sponsored by Rand Farm Park - 1st Sharon Buchan's Auchmacoy Herd; 2nd University of Lincoln's Riseholme Herd; 3rd Ed Middleton's Holegate Herd
Class 3 - Large Herd - Sponsored by Rand Farm Park - 1st Nottingham Trent University's Brackenhurst Herd; 2nd Tony & Emily Bambridge's Hobart Herd; 3rd Michael Read's Hemingby Herd
Class 4 - Senior Bull (over 24 months) - Sponsored by Trehudreth Herd - 1st Ed Middleton's Sharlock Xtreme XP80925; 2nd Sharon Buchan's Auchmacoy Xcalibur XP80953; 3rd Scott Thompson's Sudbrooke Whisky Mac XP80849
Class 5 - Junior Bull (12 to 24 months) - Sponsored by Derrick & Pauline Cooper - 1st Michael Read's Heming Blake XP81266; 2nd Ed Middleton's Holegate Bandit XP81289; 3rd R I Clough & Son's Beverley Atomic XP81293
Class 6 - Best Cow - Sponsored by Robin Dennett - 1st Auchmacoy Heroine U291 XP95860; 2nd Tony & Emily Bambridge's Hobart Heroine Y831 XP98419; 3rd Ed Middleton's Donington Jessie V12 XP96560
Class 7 - Best Heifer - Sponsored by Gablestock - 1st Sharon Buchan's Auchmacoy Heroine A015 XP99591; 2nd Ed Middleton's Holegate Jessie A120; 3rd Graham Parkinson's Donington Molly A7 XP99670
Class 8 - Bull Calf (under 12 months) - Sponsored by Farm Star - 1st Chris Page & Melissa Bollon's Foulness Crusader; 2nd University of Lincoln's Riseholme Commander; 3rd Nottingham Trent University's Brackenhurst Captain
Class 9 - Heifer Calf (under 12 months) - Sponsored by F Leakes Butchers, Tom Bollon - 1st University of Lincoln's Riseholme Cracker Hannah C774; 2nd Nick Barton's Highbarn Pettal C261; 3rd Ed Middleton's Holegate Jessie C214
Class 10 - Cross-bred Butchers Beast - Sponsored by Michael Read - 1st Michael Read's BBxLR Bonnie; 2nd Nottingham Trent University's "650"; 3rd Tony Mallon's LimxLR "3083"
Class 11 - Pure Bred Lincoln Red Butchers Beast - Sponsored by Michael Read - 1st Michael Read's "Bart"; 2nd Tony Mallon's "3038"; 3rd Martin Cooper's Holyoak Bounty