News & Events

Great Yorkshire Show 9th, 10th & 11th July 2013

Judge Mr Andrew McConchie, Mains of Penninghame, Newtown Stewart


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The Yorkshire sun shone on  the  Ross team from Shawhead, Dumfries,  Jim, Selina, Carolyn,  Haydon and Logan from Romesbeoch     secured the overall,  female champion, reserve champion,  native junior championship and male champion at England’s Premier Agricultural Event. 

yorkshire show 2013 060The female, overall champion and native junior champion was a 2011 born embr  heifer Nerys 1307 of Romesbeoch she   is by the herd’s senior stock bull, Kirkmabreck Nimrod which was purchased at Autumn 2008 Society sale and  out of a Doon of Urr  Nerys 42nd.   Nerys 42nd is a previous champion at the Society’s National show  and won many local show, she has produced   5 stock bulls which are currently in pedigree herds.   The reserve female and reserve overall was their  senior heifer Beauty 1185 of Romesbeoch again by Nimrod, this March 2011 born heifer is out of Beauty C704 of Romesbeoch.

The male champion was the only male entry,   Turbo Tam of Nether Cleugh was purchased by the Ross family at 2013 Spring Sale.  His sire is Blackcraig Quest and he is  out of Nerys Patricia of Nether Cleugh.

This was a record entry for Galloways at this prestigious event,  with 13 Galloways and 5 exhibitors, three of them being new exhibitors at the show.  The Society would like to thank everyone who exhibited and the Heath/ Gagg team for running the “office”,  is was a very enjoyable few days, which was made even better when the sun shone.    

Leading Awards

The Cholmondeley Perpetual Trophy for Galloway Champion:-   J & S Ross, Nerys 1307 of Romesbeoch
Yorkshire Agricultural Society Cash Prize for Champion:-      J & S Ross, Nerys 1307 of  Romesbeoch

Slitheroford Perpetual Trophy for Group of Three Animals owned and bred by exhibitor  :-   J & S Ross

Galloway Junior Champion :-  J & S ross, Nerys 1307 of Romesbeoch

Champion  Male :-  J & S Ross, Turbo Tam of Nether Cleugh

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Class Placings

Bull any age
1st               J & S Ross, Turbo Tam of Nether Cleugh

Cow any age
1st               J & S Ross, Romesbeoch, Shawhead -  Dumfries Moira 408 of Romesbeoch
2nd              Heath & Gagg, Hethersgill, Field Lane,  Wroot  - Kirkstead Amber
3rd              Mr DK Jeary,  Hawthron Farm, High Road, Briston, Norfolk  - Thurning Yasmin 6th

Heifer, born on or between 1st September 2010 and 31st August, 2011.
1st              J & S Ross,  Beauty 1185 of Romesbeoch
2nd              J & S Ross – Daisy 1177 of Romesboech
3rd              Mr H McEleavey, Romesboech, Shawhead – Beauty 1174 of Romesbeoch
4th              Heath & Gagg – Emma’s own Over Dun
5th              Mr DK Jeary – May 18th of Romesbeoch
6th              Mr S O Turner, Dalshangan Wood, Dalry, Castle Douglas – Lady Independence of Dalshangan Wood.

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Heifer, born on after 1st September 2011
1st              J & S Ross – Nerys 1307 of Romesbeoch (ET)
2nd              J & S Ross- Nery 1306 of Romesbeoch (ET)
3rd              Heath & Gagg – Emma’s Own Dun Spending

Group of Three Animals
1st              J & S Ross

Pair of animals by the same sire
1st              J & S Ross
2nd              J & S Ross
3rd              Heath & Gagg