Champion and reserve at Burwarton for Wilodge Limousins
Leading the way for us at Burwarton Show was Wilodge Diamante (daughter of Wilodge Vantastic) who won her class and took the female and overall breed championship. She also teamed up with Wilodge Dallaglio (by Vantastic) to win the pairs competition as well as be part of the interbreed group of four championship.
Dallaglio himself won his class and stood overall reserve champion behind Diamante. Wilodge Dublin Flyer (by Millbrook Tanko) stood second to Dallaglio in the junior bull class and was also part of the interbreed group of four championship.
Wilodge Diamante snapping at the heels of overall interbreed champion
The Royal Welsh Show this year was a fantastic show and has been the highlight of the year for us. Wilodge Diamante won her class and was placed junior female champion as well as overall junior champion. She was then tapped out as reserve female champion and followed the overall Limousin champion to take the reserve overall championship. She also joined the breed champion to make up part of the Group of Five where the Limousins were placed interbreed champions.
Wilodge Dallaglio made a return to the show circuit and won his class as well as junior male championship, overall male champion and reserve overall junior champion behind Diamante. He teamed up with her again to win the pairs competition and took the RWAS/Agri Lloyd Elite junior bull championship.
Wilodge Diamante reserve female champion at Great Yorkshire Show
Diamante had yet another successful show standing second in her class she was placed reserve junior female champion and also went on to take the reserve female championship. She was also part of the winning junior interbreed team as well as a member of the reserve senior interbreed team.
Dublin Flyer won his class and went on to be reserve junior male champion.
Dublin Flyer male champion at Royal Show
This year’s Royal Show saw Wilodge pick up a first prize in the young bull class with Dublin Flyer who then went on to take the male championship as well as the junior male and reserve overall Limousin junior championship. He was also best bull bred by exhibitor.
In the female section, Wilodge Diamante won her class and was then reserve junior female champion behind the overall champion of the show.
Wilodge dominate Limousin classes at East of England Show
Wilodge Diamante was yet again on winning form at this year’s East of England Show under stand-in judge David Cormack who had to step in last minute to replace Hazel Fotheringham whose car unfortunately broke down on route to the show.
Diamante won her class, was junior female champion, overall junior Limousin champion and then breed champion. She then went on to be placed junior interbreed champion under David Barker and teamed up with Dublin Flyer to win the pairs competition.
Dublin flyer also won his class and was then placed male champion as well as junior male champion. He stood reserve for overall junior champion behind Diamante and then stood reserve overall champion behind her again.
Diamante reserve interbreed at Bath and West Show
We had a fantastic show at Bath and West. Wilodge Diamante won her class and then went on to take the female championship and then the overall Limousin championship. In the interbreed championship we were fortunate to go one better and stand reserve overall interbreed and reserve overall exhibitor bred champion.
Our yearling bull Wilodge Dublin Flyer by Millbrook Tanko also won his class and then went on take the reserve male championship. He also stood Beef Breeder champion.
In the calf class Wilodge Dallaglio won his class and was then placed champion calf.
Wilodge win the pedigree section at Beef Expo
Along with our commercial show cattle we took two pedigree cattle to the Beef Expo event held at The Three Counties showground in Malvern. Our yearling heifer Wilodge diamante by Wilodge Vantastic out of Wilodge Amethyst won her class and then went on to take the female pedigree championship followed by the overall pedigree championship.
Following close behind her was our yearling bull Wilodge Dallaglio, again by Vantastic and out of Sarkley Bellola. He won his class and then took the male championship before standing reserve overall to Diamante.