Foxhill Livestock

Foxhill do the interbreed double at Devon County Show!

Team Foxhill had a tremendous start to the showing season at Devon County Show last week! Starting on Thursday, Foxhill Diamond Mist Z259 stood first in her class, Female champion, Junior Heifer & overall junior Breed Champion & topped it off to be Breed Champion. Foxhill Diamond Mist Z253 stood 2nd in the same class.

Foxhill Princess Caroline Y167 stood first in her class and went on to win Reserve Female Champion & Reserve Breed Champion. Gretnahouse Evas Honey was also 1st in her class. The team went on win the group of three & best animal bred by the exhibitor.

Onto the Charollais, Gretnahouse Ulric who was purchased privately, made a fantastic start to his showing career standing first in his class & Overall Male Breed Champion.

Gretnahouse Ulric 1st in his class & Overall Male Champion shown by Cathal O’Meara

Thursday afternoon was the start of the sheep showing classes for the Foxhill team with a strong team of Charollais sheep forward. Our ram lamb won his class. The gimmer came 2nd in her class. The shearling ram won his class and went onto stand Male Champion & Reserve Breed Champion. The aged ewe won her class and went onto become Female Champion & Overall Breed Champion. The team of the aged ewe, shearling ram & ram lamb won the group of three class.

Charollais Ram Lamb 1st in his class & Reserve Interbreed Ram Lamb
Charollais Shearling Ram – Male Champion & Reserve Breed Champion
Charollais Group of Three winners – Shearling Ram, Aged Ewe & Ram Lamb

On Friday, it was the interbreed classes where the Charollais ram lamb stood reserve interbreed Champion. The aged ewe stood supreme interbreed Champion and helped the team win the interbreed pairs with the shearling ram.

Charollais interbreed pair Champions – Aged Ewe & Shearling Ram
Charollais Ram Lamb – Reserve Interbreed ram lamb
Charollais Aged Ewe – Breed Champion & Supreme Interbreed Champion

Onto Friday, with the interbreed cattle classes, Foxhill Princess Caroline Y167 stood local interbreed Champion. Foxhill Diamond Mist Z259 stood Reserve Junior Interbreed Champion, Native Interbreed Champion & Overall Supreme Interbreed Champion.

Foxhill Princess Caroline Y167 Reserve Female & Reserve Breed Champion
Foxhill Diamond Mist Z259 – Overall Supreme Interbreed Champion

A big thank you to our excellent team of helpers, it is a very long list, you know who you are and we couldn’t have done it without you. Teamwork makes the dream work! A quieter few weeks now for the team until our next show at Royal Cornwall.