Friday 25 November 2022

Panmure heifers commanded the senior section of the Stars of the Future Calf Show, hosted by United Auctions, Stirling. Senior champion at Stars of the Future calf show was heifer Panmure 1 Plum W1 from JM Cant and partners, Arbirlot, Angus, as chosen by judge Sophie Harvey, Balfron, Glasgow. December 2021 born, it is by Romany 1 Distiller A84 D53 and out of Panmure 1 Plum P10, a Dendor 1 Leota daughter.

Panmure 1 Plum W1 from JM Cant and partnersFollowing its stable mate through into the reserve senior champion position was December 2021-born heifer Panmure 1 Plum W4, following hot on the heels of its class win at Borderway’s Agri Expo. By Romany 1 Thor, a son of Fabb 1 Rocco, it is out of a Romany 1 Distiller sired home-bred female.

Panmure 1 Plum W4 from JM Cant and partners

Junior champion was Craigdhu 1 Will-It-Do from M Galbraith, Sandilands and was another animal which performed at Agri Expo where it was reserve junior male champion. Another by Gouldingpoll 1 Stockman, it is out of home-bred female Craigdhu 1 Morag, which was selected as reserve female champion in the 2020 Scottish Hereford Breeders Association virtual show.

Craigdhu 1 Will-It-Do from M Galbraith

Reserve in the junior section was Moralee 1 Pippa BS265 from T and D Harrison, Mickley, Northumberland. January 2022-born, it is by Auckvale 1 Barnstormer, which was imported by its breeders as an embryo from Canada. It is out of Coley 1 Pippa 356 which stood breed champion at the Royal Highland in 2017, a daughter of Australian sire, Days Calibre G74 daughter.

Moralee 1 Pippa BS 265 from T and D Harrison

These Northumberland-based breeders were also responsible for the reserve junior male champion, Moralee 1 Waxahachie KS269. By the 2019 UK sire of the year SMH King Size 87K, it is out of Moralee 1 Kylie, which was bred from the Romany Ishbel line.

Moralee 1 Waxahachie KS 269 from T and D Harrison

Reserve junior female champion was Fellowhills 1 Talisman Echo from J Hodge, Berwick-upon-Tweed. Born in March 2022, it is by Gouldingpoll 1 Gold spice son Fellowhills 1 Talisman and out of Rockness 1 Echo, bred from Greenyards’ Echo family.

Fellowhills 1 Talisman from J Hodge

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