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AYRSHIRE NEW ZEALAND ENTERS PARTNERSHIP WITH LINK LIVESTOCK LTD

The Boards of Ayrshire New Zealand and Link Livestock Ltd (a 100% owned subsidiary of Jersey NZ) are pleased to announce to members that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding which is mutually beneficial to both parties. Where any Ayrshire New Zealand member nominates the Association as an interested party in any transaction with Link Livestock Ltd, Ayrshire …

International Dairy Week – 15 – 19 January 2023 Youth Challenge Team

International Dairy Week is held in Tatura, near Shepparton in Victoria, Australia. It is considered Australia’s premier dairy show – with a large number of entries from around Australia, international judges and fantastic facilities. Breeds exhibited are Jersey, Holstein (Black & White, and Red), Ayrshire, Illawarra, Guernsey, Brown Swiss. The Youth Challenge is held on the Sunday prior to the …

Brookview Genetics – Black Friday Sale

Brookview Genetics Black Friday Sale – Taking place on Friday the 13th of May, 11am on farm. 301 Matarawa Road, RD1, Tokoroa 3491   Download Catalogue Below: Brookview Catalogue 2022 WEB

Montrose Ayrshires Dispersal Sale

Montrose Ayrshires Dispersal Sale Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th May, 2022 – 11:30am Bidr Day 1: https://bidr.co.nz/auction/1333 Bidr Day 2: https://bidr.co.nz/auction/1334   Download the Catalogue below: Montrose Ayrshire Catalogue 2022 Download

Lodore Ayrshires Heifer Sale

Download the Lodore Ayrshires Heifer Sale Catalogue below: Lodore Ayrshires Heifer Sale Catalogue.pdf  

Fairleigh Ayrshires – Southern Selection Sale

Wednesday 6th of April 2022 Download the Fairleigh Sale Catalogue below: Fairleigh Southern Selection PDF  

TEAM & A M SCOTT – AYRSHIRE ON FARM CHALLENGE 2021/22

Below are the Regional results for the Team class and the A M Scott class in the 2021/22 Ayrshire On Farm Challenge. Congratulations to all those who have placed. Regional Results will be released nightly over the week More results can be found here: 2 Year Old – https://ayrshire.org.nz/2yo-regional-results-ayrshire-on-farm-challenge-2021-22/ 3 Year Old – https://ayrshire.org.nz/3yo-regional-results-ayrshire-on-farm-challenge-2021-22/ 4&5 Year Old – https://ayrshire.org.nz/4&5yo-regional-results-ayrshire-on-farm-challenge-2021-22/ 6,7 …

VETERAN COW 9+yrs – AYRSHIRE ON FARM CHALLENGE 2021/22

Below are the Regional results for the Veteran Cow 9+ years class in the 2021/22 Ayrshire On Farm Challenge. Congratulations to all those who have placed. Regional Results will be released nightly over the week More results can be found here: 2 Year Old – https://ayrshire.org.nz/2yo-regional-results-ayrshire-on-farm-challenge-2021-22/ 3 Year Old – https://ayrshire.org.nz/3yo-regional-results-ayrshire-on-farm-challenge-2021-22/ 4&5 Year Old – https://ayrshire.org.nz/4&5yo-regional-results-ayrshire-on-farm-challenge-2021-22/ 6,7 & 8 Year …

6, 7 & 8 YO REGIONAL RESULTS – AYRSHIRE ON FARM CHALLENGE 2021/22

Below are the Regional results for the 6,7 & 8 Year Old class in the 2021/22 Ayrshire On Farm Challenge. Congratulations to all those who have placed. Regional Results will be released nightly over the week More results can be found here: 2 Year Old – https://ayrshire.org.nz/2yo-regional-results-ayrshire-on-farm-challenge-2021-22/ 3 Year Old – https://ayrshire.org.nz/3yo-regional-results-ayrshire-on-farm-challenge-2021-22/ 4&5 Year Old – https://ayrshire.org.nz/4&5yo-regional-results-ayrshire-on-farm-challenge-2021-22/ 6,7 & 8 …

4&5 YO REGIONAL RESULTS – AYRSHIRE ON FARM CHALLENGE 2021/22

Below are the Regional results for the 4&5 Year Old class in the 2021/22 Ayrshire On Farm Challenge. Congratulations to all those who have placed. Regional Results will be released nightly over the week More results can be found here: 2 Year Old – https://ayrshire.org.nz/2yo-regional-results-ayrshire-on-farm-challenge-2021-22/ 3 Year Old – https://ayrshire.org.nz/3yo-regional-results-ayrshire-on-farm-challenge-2021-22/ 4&5 Year Old – https://ayrshire.org.nz/4&5yo-regional-results-ayrshire-on-farm-challenge-2021-22/ 6,7 & 8 Year Old – https://ayrshire.org.nz/5yo-regional-results-ayrshire-on-farm-challenge-2021-22/ Veteran Cow …

3YO REGIONAL RESULTS – AYRSHIRE ON FARM CHALLENGE 2021/22

Below are the Regional results for the 3 Year Old class in the 2021/22 Ayrshire On Farm Challenge. Congratulations to all those who have placed. Regional Results will be released nightly over the week More results can be found here: 2 Year Old – https://ayrshire.org.nz/2yo-regional-results-ayrshire-on-farm-challenge-2021-22/ 3 Year Old – https://ayrshire.org.nz/3yo-regional-results-ayrshire-on-farm-challenge-2021-22/ 4&5 Year Old – https://ayrshire.org.nz/4&5yo-regional-results-ayrshire-on-farm-challenge-2021-22/ 6,7 & 8 Year Old – https://ayrshire.org.nz/5yo-regional-results-ayrshire-on-farm-challenge-2021-22/ Veteran Cow …

2YO REGIONAL RESULTS – AYRSHIRE ON FARM CHALLENGE 2021/22

Below are the Regional results for the 2 Year Old class in the 2021/22 Ayrshire On Farm Challenge. Congratulations to all those who have placed. Regional Results will be released nightly over the week More results can be found here: 2 Year Old – https://ayrshire.org.nz/2yo-regional-results-ayrshire-on-farm-challenge-2021-22/ 3 Year Old – https://ayrshire.org.nz/3yo-regional-results-ayrshire-on-farm-challenge-2021-22/ 4&5 Year Old – https://ayrshire.org.nz/4&5yo-regional-results-ayrshire-on-farm-challenge-2021-22/ 6,7 & 8 Year Old – https://ayrshire.org.nz/5yo-regional-results-ayrshire-on-farm-challenge-2021-22/ Veteran Cow …

Day 3 NZ Dairy Event 2022 – Senior In Milk results

         

Day 3 NZ Dairy Event 2022 – Intermediate section results

     

Summer Sensation Sale – NZ Dairy Event 2022

Ayrshire results: Lot 6 – pick of 6 show calves – vendor Fusion Genetics $4,800 Lot 7 – Brookview Part of Jess – vendor Brookview Genetics $3,300 Lot 16 – Premier Bigstar Blueprint – vendor Premier Cattle Company $3,900 Lot 15 – Brookview Ruling Secret – vendor Brookview Ayrshires $3,500 Lot 17 – Arran Player Cassata – vendor Arran Trust …

Ayrshire results from Day 2 at NZ Dairy Event 2022 – dry stock classes

           

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 …

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 ...

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 …