Stock­judg­ing crown lifted by Gavin Sem­ple

Campbeltown Courier - - FARMING -

A TO­TAL of 275 points dur­ing the Kin­tyre Hol­stein Breed­ers’ an­nual Stock­judg­ing com­pe­ti­tion was enough to se­cure the tro­phy, first pre­sented in 1982, for Gavin Sem­ple of Kilked­dan farm.

The re­cent com­pe­ti­tion at Kilmaho Farm, by kind per­mis­sion of James and Linda McLean, at­tracted 105 to com­pete for the tro­phy. It was first won by the late James McLean of Kilmaho.

Judge for the com­pe­ti­tion was Wil­lie McLean of Lephin­stath who was brought up at Kilmaho Farm.

The evening’s re­sults were: Ladies: 1 Anne Ralston, Kilki­van; 2 Joan Pirie, Machri­han­ish; 3 Isy Ar­mour. Trodi­gal. Gents: 1 Gavin Sem­ple, Kilked­dan; 2 Mur­ray Ralston, East Drum­lem­ble; 3 Dougald Gra­ham, Backs. Young farm­ers: 1 Jenny Sem­ple, Kilked­dan; 2 John Pirie, Machri­han­ish; 3 Robert McKin­non. Ju­niors: 1 Con­ner McCue; 2 Emma Bar­bour, Aucharua; 3 Robert Kerr, Bale­greg­gan. Most points over all and win­ner of the stock­judg­ing tro­phy: Gavin Sem­ple Kilked­dan Farm, with 275 points.

A fur­ther award was pre­sented on the evening, The Gar- tivaigh Cup for the most points gained in all three stock-judg­ings through­out the year be­tween the beef, Ayr­shire and Hol­stein Breed­ers’ com­pe­ti­tions.

The win­ners with most points in each sec­tion were: Gents: An­drew Reid; Ladies: Joan Pirie; Young farm­ers: John Pirie; Ju­nior: Heather Mil­lar. Most points over­all: An­drew Reid 783.

Judge Wil­lie Mclean, chair­man Sandy Pirie and a host James McLean in the ring.

Most points over­all in the three stock judg­ings and win­ner of the Garti­vaigh Cup An­drew Reid and judge Wil­lie McLean.

Win­ner of the most points in the young farm­ers’ sec­tion and the young farm­ers’ cup Jenny Sem­ple, Kilked­dan, with judge Wil­lie McLean.

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