2022 NZ Dairy Event – Arran Trophy (Ayrshire Young Judge Competition)

The first event at the 2022 NZ Dairy Event was the Arran Trophy for the Ayrshire Young Judge Competition.

Karen Feek of Harvest Ayrshires, Waiuku was the winner with Neko McDonald of Clear View Ayrshires, New Plymouth in second place. Karen and Neko went on to represent Ayrshire New Zealand in the World Wide Sires All Breeds Young Judge Competition with Neko placing third behind winner Dean Fullerton representing Holstein Friesian New Zealand.

Special thanks to overjudges Roger Hutchings and Selwyn Donald, to all exhibitors who made animals and handlers available, and of course to NZ Dairy Event organisers for allowing us to hold our competition at their event.

Winner – Karen Feek

 

Karen Feek with Jess Vaughan, Arran Ayrshires

 

( L-R) Judge Selwyn Donald, Zoe Botha, Courtney Davies, Megan Thomas, Karen Feek, Odyssey Travers, Neko McDonald, Judge Roger Hutchings

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