The inaugural 'Dragon Jerseyfest', organised by Welsh & Shropshire Young Jersey Breeders, was held on Monday 9th April 2012 and was a resounding success, with over 50 animals forward for judging.
Champion Heifer - Glanmor Julian Igloo, owned by Glanmor Jerseys, with handler Jessica Hall
Miss Izzy Whittaker did an excellent job in judging some difficult & close classes. A large crowd attended to watch the judging & they were rewarded with strong classes of quality Jersey cattle.
Credit has to go to the main organisers, Helen Carpenter, Helen Cox, Ffiona Jones & Sian Williams for all their hard work and to all the members for doing their bit to get the 'show on the road'. Also to Elwyn Thomas, Rhian Roberts, Sophie Richards, Barry Evans, Huw Evans & Carolyn Davies for keeping everything running smoothly in the ring.
The show was held at Carmarthen Livestock Centre by kind permission of BJP Auctioneers who kindly afforded the use the mart site & facilities.
Thanks must go to everyone who came to support on the evening and, lastly, but certainly not least, to the exhibitors who made the show such a success.
Class 1: Showmanship 10 yrs & under (5) 1st — Tanwen
2nd — Elan Thomas
3rd — Dafydd Davies
4th — Dyfrig Thomas
5th — Aled Thomas
Class 2: Showmanship 11 — 16 yrs (6) 1st — Christie Baker 2nd — Ben Baker 3rd — Awen Davies 4th — Rhydian Jones 5th — Iwan Jones 6th — Awen Jones
Class 3: Showmanship 17 –21 yrs (3) 1st — Fflur Davies 2nd — Jessica Hall 3rd — Meinir Morgan
Class 4: Showmanship 22 –26 yrs (3) 1st — Kevin Rickard 2nd — Aled Morgan 3rd — Rhian Roberts
Champion: Fflur Davies
Reserve: Jessica Hall
Hon. Mention: Kevin Rickard
Class 5: Calf born after 1st Sept. ‘11 (5) 1st — Future Dreams Excitation’s Blossom — Future Dreams Partnership 2nd — Salfach On Time Yahoo — Salfach Jerseys 3rd — Salfach Senior Tulisa — Salfach Jerseys 4th — Glanmor Grand Prix Yellow — Glanmor Jerseys 5th — Morita Rolex Anon — M&N Davies
Class 6: Calf born 1st May — 31st Aug. ‘11 (5) 1st — Mydrim Grand Prix Louise — JD Evans 2nd — Future Dreams Excitation Veronica — Future Dreams Partnership 3rd — Glanmor Guapo Siswrn — Glanmor Jerseys 4th — Erie Regan Prance — K. Rickard & S Webber 5th — Morita Volcano Anon — M & N Davies
Class 7: Calf born 1st Jan — 30th April ‘11 (5) 1st — Salfach Suspicious Miley — Salfach Jerseys 2nd — Hillhoath Belmont Jingle — Claire Hart 3rd — Glanmor Xavier Ladybird — S. Williams 4th — Glanmor Xavier Riot — R. Batchelor 5th — Mydrim Excitations Tara — JD Evans
Champion Calf: Mydrim Grand Prix Louise
Reserve: Salfach Suspicious Miley
Hon. Mention: Future Dreams Excitation Blossom
Class 8: Heifer in Calf (to have calved by 2 1/2yrs) (7) 1st — Glanmor Julian Star — Glanmor Jerseys
2nd — Future Dreams Volcano’s Daffodil — Future Dreams Partnership 3rd — Glanmor Julian Catmint — Nicel Jerseys 4th — Mydrim Volcanos Lady — JD Evans 5th — Starlight Volcanid Daphne — S. Cussack 6th — Salfach Guapo Pepper — Salfach
7th — Philmor Compos Cash — AJ Morgan