Julia and Stewart Eden had a very successful show with Java Tonka Nikita winning the junior meat and wool cup. She followed this up with winning the All Breeds Heifer class!! Richard and Denise Van Asch also enjoyed a successful week, with Burtergill Bentley. Winning the Senior Meat and Wool Cup (Supreme Beef Exhibit) and … Read more
This years winner was awarded for his amazing show results, winning both the Senior and Junior Beef Meat & Wool Cups and Overall Beef Exhibit at the 2018 New Zealand A&P Show (formally Canterbury A&P). Congratulations Richard Van Asch. Trophy presented by Bridget Lowry, Board Member.
This years AGM was held in Canterbury, Tuesday 2nd – Thursday 4th April. Our Tour included Bus Tour around Christchurch Post 2011 Earthquake. Rosehill Stud, owned by Alister and Jeanette Maxwell. Mt Hutt AGM on Wednesday night. Congratulations to Richard Van Asch, President and Mark Eagle, Vice President. Thursdays tours included Jeff Hockings Trethvas Stud, … Read more
Due to the large number of calves entered, it was decided to split the bull and heifer classes up into Junior and Senior. Results will be published in the Newsletter. This year a total of 16 South Devons represented the breed at Wanaka’s Upper Clutha Show. For the South this is the last show for … Read more
Southland A&P held their first ever On Farm Beef and Dairy judging last week (21/2/19). Due to M Bovis here in New Zealand our Cattle classes have taken a huge hit with many Shows choosing not to hold classes. 2018 should of seen Invercargill (Southland A&P) celebrate their 150th anniversary, with which they did celebrate … Read more
NZ Agriculture Show Meat and Wool Cup winner holding up well 28 November 2018 Blenheim police constable Richard van Asch (second from left) was pleased to win the supreme animal title at the New Zealand Agricultural Show with his 9-year-old South Devon cow with calf at foot, led by Greg Cottam (left), of Springbank, near … Read more