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Holstein Herds 39

Winners of the 2015 Holstein NI herds inspection competition, Jim, Avril and Nicholas McCann, Simlahill Herd, Bangor, receive their award from Cormac McKervey, Ulster Bank, sponsor; judge Brian Weatherup; and club chairman Stuart Smith. Picture: David Devennie


Wednesday 8th July - IHFA Open Day at Paul Hannan's Lisnalty Herd, Friarstown, Crecora, County Limerick.

Wednesday 8th July - Livestock Event, NEC, Birmingham.

Thursday 9th July - Livestock Event, NEC, Birmingham.

Wednesday 16th September - UK Dairy Date, International Centre, Telford

June 2015: Simlahill remains at top of Holstein premiership - Ulster Bank herds inspection competition results announced

For the second year in succession the McCann family’s 180-cow Simlahill Herd has been crowned winner of Holstein NI’s Ulster Bank-sponsored Herds Inspection Competition. Click here for further details >>>

May 2015: Atwood daughters dominate Holstein line-up at Balmoral

A tremendous show was how Lancashire judge John Lawson described the Holstein entry at Balmoral’s 147th annual event. Read more >>>

May 2015: Holstein prize draw winners announced

Holstein NI has announced the winners of its free prize draw for a trip to UK Dairy Day later this year. Click here for further details >>>


2015 Show Results round up






John Lawson


Conor McAufield

Clonpaddin MPW Jil VG89l.

Harry Patton and Sons

Ards Atwood Lou Ella VG89


Malcolm McLean

Relough, Donaghmore

Iain McLean and Family

Priestland 5235 PS James Rose ET VG88

Ian McLean and Family

Priestland 5216 Shottle Sizzle ET VG87.


John Thompson


Philip and Simon Haffey

Glasson Shottle JG Gail.

Jim Morrison

Inch Shottle Daphne 10th EX.


David Boyd


Iain and Joyce McLean

Priestland 4951 Shot Bedazzle.

Reserve: Iain and Joyce McLean.


John McLean


Philip and Simon Haffey

Glasson Shottle JG Gail.

Seamus Gunn

Ernevale Rampage Holiday.


Kenneth Stubbs


Steven Robinson

Croagh Petrelle.

Steven Robinson

Cluntagh Atwood Minnie.

Balmoral 43

Holstein UK president Randolph Miller congratulates Conor McAufield, and Steve McLaughlin, on winning the breed championship at the 147th annual Balmoral Show.

Holstein Lurgan 1

LURGAN: Holstein and interbreed dairy champion was Glasson Shottle JG Gail shown by Simon Haffey, Portadown. Included are Councillor Carla Lockhart; Lord Mayor Darryn Causby; and David Simpson MEP.

Holstein Ballymena

BALLYMENA: Matthew McLean, Bushmills, exhibited the Holstein champion and reserve interbreed dairy champion Priestland James Rose. Included is interbreed judge Edward Griffiths.

Holstein Armagh 1

ARMAGH: The Haffey family Isla, Lily and Jude from Portadown, with their family's Holstein champion Glasson Shottle JG Gail. 

Holstein Armagh 4

Interbreed dairy champion at Armagh Show was Clandeboye Shottle Willow shown by Jason Booth, Stewartstown. Adding his congratulations is sponsor Richard Henning, Fane Valley.

FW Ballymena 4

Supreme Holstein champion at Ballymena Show was Priestland PS James Rose shown by Matthew McLean, Bushmills.

Holstein Lurgan 2

LURGAN: Reserve champion was Jim Morrison's Inch Shottle Daphne 10th.

Holstein Saintfield

SAINTFIELD: Holstein champion and interbreed dairy champion was Croagh Petrelle exhibited by Steven Robinson, Crossgar. Included is sponsor Mark Simpson, McLarnon Feeds.

Holstein Armagh 3

ARMAGH: Reserve Holstein champion at Armagh Show was Ernevale Rampage Holiday bred by Seamus Gunn, Derrylin. Included is judge John McLean, Bushmills.

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