Dairy Shorthorn producers had plenty to celebrate when their champion went on to be crowned inter-breed dairy supreme at the Great Yorkshire Show, on Tuesday,

All eyes were on the Collins family’s Churchroyd Bronte Wildeyes 51 from Dewsbury, North Yorkshire, when she was given the winning slap from inter-breed judge, Alan Timbrell, Cirencester.

“She’s an outstanding champion, something you always hope to find for an overall winner at the end of such a quality show. She holds her udder well with great balance, structure and correct teat placement. She was my champion for her correctness throughout,” said Mr Timbrell.

Classified Ex93, this third calver is by the Australian sire, Treeton Pingerley and out of a previous Churchroyd Bronte Wildeyes. Having calved in April, she is now producing 55litres per day

Mr Timbrell found his reserve overall in the Holstein champion, Newbirks Caviar Susan 112, a third calver from the Lawson family from Otley, West Yorkshire.

A Gillette Caviar daughter, bred from the Ex94 show cow, Newbirks Susan 108, she calved in December and is now producing 45litres at 4.7%BF and 3.25%P.


Claiming the championship trophy amongst the black and whites was the intermediate cow, Newbirks Caviar Susan 112 from the Lawson family based in Otley, West Yorkshire.

Previously unshown, this third calver from the family’s 200-cow Holstein herd is by Gillette Caviar and out of a Ex94 show cow, Newbirks Susan 108. She is giving 45litres per day having calved in December.

Evening Sidekick Jennifer was tapped out as reserve for James Wilson, Carlisle.

A former junior champion as a calf at the UK Dairy Expo at Carlisle, this Walnutlawn Sidekick heifer is classified VG88. Bred from Evening Stanleycup Jennifer, she calved down in March and is now giving 48litres.

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It was certainly a day to remember for the Collins family from Dewsbury, North Yorkshire, when they first scooped the breed championship and then the supreme overall, with Churchroyd Bronte Wildeyes 51 Ex93.

Their third calver which calved in April and is producing 55lires per day, is by the Australian sire, Treeton Pingerley and out of Churchroyd Bronte Wildeyes 39.

Settling for the reserve honours was Dee Wild Queen 26 from Alex Wilkes from Leyburn, North Yorkshire. This fourth calver was bred by Mr and Mrs Price Jones, and is a daughter of Dee Vinnies Lad, whilst the dam is Dee Wild Queen 21.


Scottish flags were flying in the Ayrshire lines when the top two awards were presented to exhibitors from north of the Border.

Taking centre stage here was Hilltower Modern Marcy from the Lawrie family from Kinross. A West Mossgiel Modern Reality daughter, out of Hilltower Mandella Marcy, this third calver stood junior champion at the Royal Highland Show in 2019.

The Lindsay family from Lanark, secured the runner up trophy with their third calver, Harperfield Queen Elizabeth 2. A daughter of Harperfield Sands of Time, she is out of a home-bred dam and was paraded giving 45litres per day.


The intermediate cow, Coldeaton Tequila Alison stood supreme among the Jerseys for Derbyshire breeder, John Stubbs from Ashbourne.

His fourth calver by Tower Vue Prime Tequila, calved in May and is classified Ex93. She is out of Coldeaton Iatolas Alison which is also Ex93 rated.

The Heath family’s Ravenfield Jerseys from Cowden in Hull, also had a field day when they landed the blue and white sash with Ravenfield Susie 3 another by Tequila, but out of a home-bred dam. Their fifth calver, which also calved down in May and is giving 30 litres, is one of only five Jersey cows in the herd since the family ventured into beef cattle.