The Virtual Highland Cattle Show 2016

In conjunction with the Highland breeders group on Face Book

Entries have closed for the Virtual Show for 2016

2016 Grand Champion Trophy kindly Sponsored by

Our Judges for 2016

Supreme Exhibit & Champion Bull

 No.2-42016
 Name: Seosamh of Brunnila
 Sire:Angus of Tordarroch
 Dam: : Samanta 2nd of Brunnila
 DOB: 22 May 2014
 Fold Name: Brunnila
 Owner: Riikka Palonen
 Country: Finland

Reserve Champion Bull

 

 No.2-72016
 Name: Donnchadh of Miungairigh
 Sire: Achadh Chuilter of Ormsary
 Dam: : Clara Beg 3rd of Miungairigh
 DOB: 23 March 2010
 Fold Name: Rekola Fold
 Owner: Liisa&Risto Volanen
 Country: Finland

 Junior Champion Bull 

 No.4-32016
 Name: FEARGHUS 1ST OF BALMORAL
 Sire: RUARIDH 1ST OF UBHAIDH
 Dam: BHADAIR RUADI 52ND OF BALMORAL
 DOB:20 February 2015
 Fold Name: BALMORAL
 Owner: HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN
 Country: SCOTLAND

 Reserve Junior Champion Bull 

 No.2-22016
 Name: Tearlach a Ghlinne of Brue
 Sire:Siarach of Balmoral
 Dam: : Magaidh a Ghlinne of Brue
 DOB:9 April 2015
 Fold Name: Brunnila
 Owner: Riikka Palonen
 Country: Finland

Champion Snr. Female 

 No.12-132016
 Name:Skadi Ruadh von der Gruenen Aue
 Sire:Sir Kolos
 Dam:Selina vom Steinberg
 DOB:10 March 2013
 Fold Name:Gruene Aue Highland Cattle
 Owner:Maik Werner
 Country:Germany

 Reserve Snr Cow

 No.11-172016
 Name:ELLY
 Sire: Conrad3
 Dam: 76/27755
 DOB: 10 March 1996
 Fold Name: z TEJMLOVA
 Owner: Ivana MICHALOVA
 Country: Czech Republik

Champion Heifer

 

 No.9-112016
 Name: Paulin vom Diebeskamm
 Sire:Orison of Culfoich
 Dam:Paola vom Diebeskamm
 DOB:17 January 2015
 Fold Name:vom Diebeskamm
 Owner: Falk Pommer
 Country: Germany

 Reserve Champion Heifer

 No.13-122016
 Name: High Corrinna (ET)
 Sire: Gusgurlach of Windrush
 Dam: GOF Claudette
 DOB: 19 March 2014
 Fold Name: Skye High Farms
 Owner: Skyler Anderson
 Country: USA
 

 

 

 

Ken Brown

My family have always been in farming and they have a long history in
Highland Cattle. My father kept a herd of highland cattle until 1950 and
my great uncle,John Christie,owned the famous Gartlea Fold close to Loch
Lomond.

We bought our first highlanders in 1987 (3 heifers from Cladich) and the
Craigowmill Fold expanded to nearly 200 cows at one time. More recently we
have reduced the Fold to 45 cows to accommodate the same number of
pedigree Angus and a small herd of Beef Shorthorns.

I believe that Highland Cattle should be hardy and able to live on a low
quality diet and I do not like to see overfit cattle. They are bred to
convert low quality forage into high quality beef which gives them a
unique place in the cattle hierarchy.

Our breeding policy is to produce large attractive females which give
birth easily and whose calves will grow quickly. The Breed needs to become
more commercial to appeal to farmers and broaden our market so that
Highlanders have a commercial value to support prices.

I am very honoured to have been asked to judge the Virtual Show 2016 and I
am looking forward to looking at the best cattle from all over the World.
Please send in lots of entries!!"

Gerold Lintelmann

 

I was born into a medium­scale farming business in Delmenhorst in 1958. My parents were among the first to switch from Holstein­Frisian to Jersey cattle.
After an apprenticeship as a gardener and some years of work experience in this area, I opened my own business dealing in flowers, which I run successfully to this day.
Cattle breeding has been a part of my life from an early age and I have worked with different breeds. At first it was just a hobby to gain some pocket money, but taking part in competitions and working towards the breeding goal. I started breeding Highland Cattle 25 years ago. At this time,
cattle had become prestige goods, raising prices for breeding animals.
Nevertheless, I wanted to start with the best available animals. I started with only three cows and one bull, but this herd grew quickly. After some years of intense breeding, there are now three excellent bulls breeding with 12­16 mothercows. My breeding goal has been the establishment of my herd's name „of Geenfield“ and it's recognition over many generations. I have seen many changes in breeding culture during my 25 years of Highland breeding, but have stayed true to my style of breeding, which led to the development of the „Greenfield Type“. Shows have always been my passion, although nowadays I question the necessity to bring 5­6
a speaker for the states of Lower­Saxony and Bremen. My goal today is to support young Highland Cattle breeders.
I take pride in the appreciation of my breeding competence across borders, which has lead to myassignment as HC judge in Austria, Denmark and Thuringia.
One last word:
I would never have met so many interesting and lovely people from all across the world, if I hadn't
started Highland breeding.

 

 Please note the judges panel has been reduced after input from members of the breeders group to 2 judges. Unless a major sponsor can be found to provide ribbons and trophies it has been decided no ribbons or trophies will be provided and only placements on the net. Sponsorship will not be sort from the societies or a single Fold.

 

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Past Virtual shows

 

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Highland Cattle Breeders Group

 

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Disclaimer: The Virtual Highland cattle Show is a stand alone show that is not associated with any single fold, and will not allow animals that are polled or minatures to participate.

 

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