The Royal Highland interbreed beef championship has been claimed by the Limousin champion, Hafodlas Domino from Doug Mash, Buckinghamshire.
This one is an October 2008-born son of Bailea Spunkie, he is out of the Hafodlas Llion daughter Hafodlas Shona and was bought privately for use in the Brockhurst herd from Alan Roberts, who retained the semen rights to the bull. Judge Jimmy McMillan, senior, said: “Domino was an excellent example of the Limousin breed and exemplified everything needed by the modern beef industry. He has power and locomotion coupled with exceptional natural fleshing throughout his top and his ends. He’s an all round good bull which would be a credit to any herd of any breed.”
Standing reserve overall was the Simmental leader, Skerrington Rhona 21 from William Young. Born May 2005, she is a Sterling Nelson 2nd daughter out of the Dovefields Gallant daughter Skerrington Rhona 14. This is her second outing of the year this year having stood breed and interbreed champion at Ayr Show and reserve at the Scottish National Show last year and is currently suckling twin heifer calves.