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14

Cogent and WWS Progeny Success at the Livestock Event 2014

After a nail biting Interbreed Championship at the Livestock Event the overall title was awarded to the Ayrshire, Sandyford Clover 10 EX97 5E.
Sired by a Visions test straw of K C Roses Chatter, Clover is no stranger to success having won major shows such as Agriscot, The Royal Welsh, Great Yorkshire and The Royal to name a few. Clover was also successful coming runner up in our very own Best of Visions competition. Already producing over 100,000Kg of milk Clover is currently giving 45kg and in calf with her 9th, Clover is a true heroine for the Ayrshire Cattle Society UK and the Visions Young Sire Programme.
Congratulations to Sandyford Ayrshires.


Pictured: Sandyford Clover 10 EX97 5E


Cogent also saw success with Reserve Interbreed Champion at the Livestock Event with the Holstein Champion Neatishall Decker Rosina EX91 a 3rd calver sired by Far-O-La Debbi-Jo Decker and exhibited by Nick & Louise Sercombe.
Rosina who is currently giving 50kg per day has had previous success at Lincolnshire Show with Reserve Breed Champion and won Best Heifer in the East Midlands herd competition. Rosina shows true femininity and youthfulness with an exceptional udder.
Congratulations to Nick & Louise Sercombe.


Pictured: Neatishall Decker Rosina EX91


In the Jersey ring both Champion and Reserve Champion were sired by Bridon Excitation.Champion was awarded to Bluegrass Excitation Cyclamen VG89 who calved just over a month ago with her 3rd and is currently giving 38kg per day.
Reserve Champion was awarded to Future Dreams Blossom winner of the Heifer in Milk class, she is currently giving 28kg per day.
Congratulations to both the Daw family and Future Dreams Partnership.

Pictured: Bluegrass Excitation Cyclamen VG89 (photograph supplied by Cowsmo)


And finally in the Aberdeen Angus Junior Championship Show, Shadwell Evora M618 sired by Netherallan Peter Pershore, continued her winning form by taking the Supreme Championship at the Aberdeen Angus Junior Championships, the reserve female title went to Netherton Kim N772 sired by Netherton Mr Brazilian.


Pictured: Reserve Female, Netherton Kim N772


We had a very successful two days on the Cogent Stand as well, with many people taking lots of interest in the launch of Cogent's Precision Reproductive Management Service. Hundreds of people also entered the laser clay pigeon shooting competition to win 2 straws of Cogent Supershot. At the end of the two days top of the leader board was James Gay from South Widcombe Dairies, Bristol, with a huge score of 14,250 and is now the proud owner of 2 Supershot straws.