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Sanrosa and Sentinal Ayrshires – Yearling and Weaner Heifer Sale

Sanrosa and Sentinal Ayrshires – Yearling and Weaner Heifer Sale Click the Link Below to Download Catalogue: Yearling and Weaner Heifer Sale Download

AYRSHIRE – CURLY CALF SYNDROME

The World Ayrshire Federation has informed its breeders and members that there has been a Genetic recessive discovered in the International Ayrshire population. The recessive has been identified as Arthrogryposis Multiplex (AM), or commonly referred to as Curly Calf Syndrome. The World Ayrshire Federation is working with relevant bodies to identify the carriers that may affect the Ayrshire population.  Lists …

Kiteroa Catalogue 2021

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Top bulls for sale

Top bulls for sale (pedigrees attached below). FBBM-20-50 has gTPI of 506 putting him in Top 100 on gTPI! FBBM-20-20   – Download FBBM-20-50   – Download   Contact Vince now if interested! brookviewgenetics@gmail.com or 027 482 2879

Covid 19 Update

Hamilton is currently in a three day Level 4 lockdown due to the Covid-19 global pandemic, and therefore the Jersey NZ office is closed and the team are all working from home for the rest of this week.  All work will continue as normal in the expectation that this will be a short lockdown.  If the lockdown period is extended, …

A Taste Of Waipiri

This year’s Waipiri Catalogue “A Taste of Waipiri” is now officially out. Make sure to follow the link below to download the full Catalogue!!! Link to Catalogue: A Taste Of Waipiri.pdf

A Scandinavian Opportunity

Take advantage of this Outcross Opportunity It's not every day you come across an overseas bull this easily accessible. That's why Ayrshire New Zealand take big pride in offering two Scandinavian bulls for your mating programme. We also have the pleasure of offering LODORE NICKLE ET (517507) directly. Have a look at these three bulls below. If you like what ...

International buyers strong at Autumn Harvest Sale

The Autumn Harvest sale gave many of New Zealand’s young breeders the opportunity to be involved New Zealand is well and truly on the world map for registered cattle and multi-breed appeal after the Autumn Harvest Sale at the Cambridge Raceway on April 22. Of the 60 lots, the top price was $12,500, with an average across all breeds of …

World Ayrshire Photographic Competition

The Voting polls for the World Ayrshire Photographic Competition are open now!!! Make sure to head to the World Ayrshire Federation website to cast your vote on the various Categories. Voting Categories include: Class A, Class B, Class C, Class D, Class E, Class F, Class G, Class H, Class I and Class J Follow the link to the competitions …

2021 South Island Champs – Gore A&P Show

The 2021 Ayrshire South Island Champs was held at the Gore A&P Show.Andrew Thomson kindly judged the Ayrshire Section. We send a big thank you to Katy Button,  Anglo Ayrshires for sharing her photos from the show. Results & Photos as follows.   Ayrshire Section Champion Ayrshire Inglecorner Kates Violet - CNRAYR Ltd, Merv Livingstone Reserve Champion Cow:Inglecorner Real Violet ...

NZ Dairy Event 2021

NZ Dairy Event 2021 was held over the 27th and 28th January at Manfeild, Fielding. Due to Covid and M.Bovis this was the first time the show was held since 2018. The Ayrshire section was kindly judged by Derek Hayward, with the help of an associate judge Alannah Skedgwell. History was made, with an Ayrshire taking out the Supreme Exhibit ...

Veteran Cow 9+ years Regional Results – Ayrshire On Farm Challenge 2020/21

9 Years and Older Below are the Regional results for the Veteran Cow 9+ Years class in the 2020/21 Ayrshire On Farm Challenge. Congratulations to all those who have placed.  Overall National Age Group winners will be announced and presented at the Ayrshire New Zealand AGM in June. More results can be found here:2 Year Old – https://ayrshire.org.nz/2yo-2020/3 Year Old ...

6 to 8 YO Regional Results – Ayrshire On Farm Challenge 2020/21

Below are the Regional results for the 6 to 8 Year Old class in the 2020/21 Ayrshire On Farm Challenge. Congratulations to all those who have placed.  Overall National Age Group winners will be announced and presented at the Ayrshire New Zealand AGM in June. More results can be found here:2 Year Old – https://ayrshire.org.nz/2yo-2020/3 Year Old - https://ayrshire.org.nz/3yo-2020/4 & ...

4&5 YO Regional Results – Ayrshire On Farm Challenge 2020/21

Below are the Regional results for the 4 & 5 Year Old class in the 2020/21 Ayrshire On Farm Challenge. Congratulations to all those who have placed.  Overall National Age Group winners will be announced and presented at the Ayrshire New Zealand AGM in June. More results can be found here:2 Year Old – https://ayrshire.org.nz/2yo-2020/3 Year Old - https://ayrshire.org.nz/3yo-2020/4 & ...

3YO Regional Results – Ayrshire On Farm Challenge 2020/21

Below are the Regional results for the 3 Year Old class in the 2020/21 Ayrshire On Farm Challenge. Congratulations to all those who have placed.  Overall National Age Group winners will be announced and presented at the Ayrshire New Zealand AGM in June. More results can be found here:2 Year Old – https://ayrshire.org.nz/2yo-2020/3 Year Old - https://ayrshire.org.nz/3yo-2020/4 & 5 Year ...

2YO Regional Results – Ayrshire On Farm Challenge 2020/21

Below are the Regional results for the 2 Year Old class in the 2020/21 Ayrshire On Farm Challenge. Congratulations to all those who have placed.  Overall National Age Group winners will be announced and presented at the Ayrshire New Zealand AGM in June. More results can be found here:2 Year Old – https://ayrshire.org.nz/2yo-2020/3 Year Old - https://ayrshire.org.nz/3yo-2020/4 & 5 Year ...

Stratford Royal A&P Show 2020

Over the weekend of Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 November 2020, the Royal Event was held at Stratford A&P Show. The show saw an outstanding amount of Ayrshires, with over 30 entries across the five age groups. The Gilbert family finished with an outstanding result after the equally impressive journey they took to get their prize animals to the show. …

Special Awards 2020

At the 2020 AGM, the following Special Awards were made.  Congratulations to those members honored with Special Awards. Kiteroa Trophy & Distinguished Member Award For the person or persons who contributed the most effort in promoting the progress within the Ayrshire breed in the last 12 months both club wise and breed wise. Awarded to Roger Hancock. Roger’s association with …

Kiteroa’s 50th Annual Sale

Kiteroa Ayrshires held their 50th Annual sale on the 18 November 2020 at 12noon. This sale demonstrated just how much work Wally, Zane, and the Kite family have put into their breeding. A huge congratulations and thank you goes out to the Kite family for the amazing representation you all have within and outside the Ayrshire breed. Thank you to …

Alltech Photo Competition – Member Voting

The Alltech All New Zealand Photo Competitions is one of our most successful competitions. 2020 entries have passed and yet again we received a large number of entries. Members are invited to place their vote in all Classes of this competition. Your vote will then be judged against the final aggregate score of the three official judges. When voting for …

Ayrshire Scenic Photo Competition

PUBLIC VOTING IS NOW OPEN! The Ayrshire Scenic Photo Competition changes in 2019 were highly successful. Unfortunately due to COVID19 this competition needs to adapt, this year voting will take place online. HOW TO VOTE: Below are 25 photos entered by anonymous Ayrshire New Zealand Members. In the corner of each photo is a letter. View your options and note somewhere your …

COVID-19 RESPONSE

Effective immediately, the Jersey NZ team will all be working from home due to the Covid-19 pandemic until further notice. As we are situated within the LIC Campus, we must abide with their decision to restrict access to essential personnel only. This means that the way we work is going to change quite dramatically. The important message for members is …

Morrinsville A&P Show 2020

The Morrinsville A&P show schedule is now available.Held on Saturday the 7th March 2020, at the Morrinsville Recreation Grounds (Anzac Avenue)Both Beef and Dairy sections will be running again this year.Check the schedule for rules and information.For enquiries contact:027 294 3153 morrinsvilleshow@gmail.comMorrinsville A & P Society, P O Box 284, Morrinsville  3340   VIEW SCHEDULE BEEF ENTRY FORM DAIRY ENTRY FORM

Ayrshire On Farm Competition – Veteran Cow Regional+

Below are the 1st and 2nd place regional results. Full results will be live after the Ayrshire New Zealand Annual Conference 2020. Congratulations to all those of you who placed in your region. South Island Champion: Fairleigh Burdette Annalva, Port Molyneux Dairies Ltd South Island Reserve Champion: Glenmore B Lara, Brookton Farm Honorable Mention: Glenalla Rockstar Rosa, Glenalla Farm Ltd   Veteran …

Ayrshire On Farm Competition – Class 4 Regional

Below are the 1st and 2nd place regional results. Full results will be live after the Ayrshire New Zealand Annual Conference 2020. Congratulations to all those of you who placed in your region.   Class 4 – 6, 7 & 8 Year Olds Ward 1: 1st Place – Pa Hill Rata Jennilee, G J Travers 2nd Place – Lodore Hugs Royally ET, …

Ayrshire On Farm Competition – Class 3 Regional

Below are the 1st and 2nd place regional results. Full results will be live after the Ayrshire New Zealand Annual Conference 2020. Congratulations to all those of you who placed in your region.   Class 3 – 4 & 5 Year Olds Ward 1: 1st Place – Pa Hill Salt Jennilee, G J Travers 2nd Place – Lodore Blake Polly, Lodore Farm …

On Farm Competition – Class 2

Below are the 1st and 2nd place regional results. Full results will be live after the Ayrshire New Zealand Annual Conference 2020. Congratulations to all those of you who placed in your region.   Class 2 – Three Year Olds Ward 1: 1st Place – Thornton Park Decaf Calm, M & S Booth 2nd Place – Lodore Ivo Nicky, Lodore Farm Ltd Ward 2 …

Ayrshire On Farm Competition – Class 1 Regional

Below are the 1st and 2nd place regional results. Full results will be live after the Ayrshire New Zealand Annual Conference 2020. Congratulations to all those of you who placed in your region.   Class 1 – Two Year Olds Ward 1 – 1st Place – Pa Hill Rata May, G J Travers Ward 1 – 2nd Place – Rose Bloom …

ARRAN TROPHY – AYRSHIRE YOUNG JUDGE COMPETITION

Ayrshire New Zealand is delighted to advise members that Arran Trophy for the Ayrshire Young Judge Competition will be held this season at the Stratford A & P Show on Saturday 29 November.  Stratford A & P are also hosting the Ayrshire North Island Championships this season. Entry Rules: The Arran Trophy is open to people 30 years of age …

Kiteroa 49th Annual Sale

The 49th Annual Kiteroa Sale was held on the 13th of November at 12:00 noon. With a massive turn out, the average sale price wrapped up to be: 13x Yearling Heifers averaged $1700 26x Calves averaged $1432 3x Bull Calves averaged $1283 Average overall (42 lots) was $1504 Congratulations to all purchasers