National Jersey Cattle Show
Issued 10th July 2019
The Jersey Cattle Society of the United Kingdom are
delighted to announce confirmation of the show case of their breed continuing
at The Dairy Show.
National Show will once again take place on Wednesday 2nd October at
The Dairy Show, kindly hosted by the Royal Bath & West of England Society.
Head of Shows said;
“We are delighted to once
again welcome the National Jersey Show to the Dairy Show, it was an honour and
pleasure in both 2017 & 2018. Jersey classes have always been strong at
Dairy Show, and we look forward to welcoming Jersey Exhibitors old and new to
the Showground in October”.
will be held for calves and showmanship on the evening of Tuesday 1st with a full range of Jersey classes the following morning. We are excited to continue
with our “Lifetime Class” to showcase the longevity of our Jersey Cow. This is
open to Senior Cows in higher lactation numbers who are wonderful examples of
thrilled to welcome internationally renowned dairy judge Jeff Sayles of Bridon
Farms, Ontario, Canada to preside over this prestigious event.
with his brother Bruce and father Brian, milk 100 Jerseys with two DeLaval robots that were put in in 2014. The farm runs 600
acres comprising hay, corn, wheat and soybeans which are all used within the
Jersey herd. The main barn for the herd has a compost pack, an area for calving
cows and a calf barn.
wife Julie and their three daughters, Eva (11), Hannah (8) and Bella (5) live
on the family farm where Jeff grew up. Julie teaches in nearby Ayr and their
daughters keep them busy as they are keen hockey players in the Autumn and
judged for a number of years in Canada and the USA and will judge in Australia
in late October 2019. Bridon Farms Inc have had numerous All Canadian
nominations over the years and were proud to receive the Master Breeder from
both Jersey Canada and Holstein Canada in 2011. In 2018 the herd surpassed
fifty plus straight years of breeding or owning an All Canadian nomination.
strong belief in the importance of cow families, the following have been
notable at Bridon: Jaspar Renaissances Evening; Huronia
Centurion Virginia; Premonition Grace; Sample Patrice and Favourite Lassie Lou.
Excitation of course needs no introduction, as one of the most influential
Sires within the Jersey breed.
With a real
focus on the dedication and sacrifices involved to flourish in farming and show
business, the whole family have truly succeeded.
honoured that Jeff has accepted our invitation to judge our 2019 National Show and
are very excited to present to him the quality of Jersey cattle in the UK.
To register your interest in the National Jersey Show,
please contact your Field Service Officer Becky Hurd on 07814 497520 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
All Canadian Production Cow 2018
All Ontario Production Cow 2018
BRIDON DRAGON LIME
Reserve All Canadian Junior 2 2018
Reserve All Ontario Junior 2 2018