This premier show, being the first of its kind in Ireland showcased the premium quality pedigree calves in Northern Ireland, demonstrating excellence in breeding and the calibre for the future.

Beef Strategy 2020, also the first in Ireland, was the forum for discussion at Beef N.I. Expo which offered the chance to discuss the future of Beef farming and best practices with Processors, Retailers, Breeders and all stake-holders concerned dedicated to improving the Beef sector for the future

There was great turnout of quality Salers calves at this event where there were over 300 calves across 10 beef breeds on display. Thanks to the turnout and effort of the exhibitors.

The fair is expected to be repeated bigger and better next year.

The show results are as follows.

Judge: Mr Jock Watson.

Senior heifer class

1st    Carrickview Judy exhibited by George McCall, Armagh. Sire: Trafalgar Dam: Carrickview Heloise

2nd  Drumcannon Katie exhibited by James Maguire, Belleek. Sire: Colonel Dam: Drumcannon Fairy

Senior Bull class

1st  Carrickview Kenny Rodgers exhibited by George McCall, Armagh. Sire: Trafalgar Dam: Carrickview Flo

2nd Drumlegagh Honey exhibited by John Elliott, Omagh. Sire: Fanfan Dam: Drumlegagh Eve

3rd  Drumlegagh Hawk exhibited by John Elliott, Omagh. Sire: Variegeois Dam: Dalida

Intermediate Heifer class

1st Carrickview Kenny Rodgers exhibited by George McCall, Armagh. Sire: Trafalgar Dam: Carrickview Flo

2nd Drumlegagh Kyra exhibited by John Elliott, Omagh. Sire: Fanfan Dam: Drumlegagh Eve

3rd Ballykeel Lick exhibited by Seamus Connell, Newry. Sire: Garou Dam: Drumlegagh Sindy

4th Drumlegagh Karena exhibited by John Elliott, Omagh. Sire: Fanfan Dam: Drumlegagh Claudia

5th Drumcannon Katelyn exhibited by James Maguire, Belleek. Sire: Colonel Dam: Drumcannon Ethel

6th Knockagh Katy exhibited by David Boyd Sire: Mileview Maestro Dam: Knockagh Chris

Intermediate Bull class

1st Ballykeel Kryptonite exhibited by Seamus Connell, Newry. Sire: Ashbury Jackal Dam: Ballykeel Flame

2nd Ballykeel King exhibited by Seamus Connell, Newry. Sire: Acajou Dam: Hongrie 3rd Ballybollen Kyle exhibited by Ernest Gregg, Antrim. Sire: Houblon Dam: Histoire 4th Ballybollen Kim exhibited by Ernest Gregg, Antrim. Sire: Houblon Dam:

Junior Heifer class 1st Carrick view Kitty exhibited by George McCall, Armagh. Sire: Vaillant Dam: Babette 2nd Ballykeel Lollipop exhibited by Seamus Connell, Newry. Sire: Ashbury Jackal Dam: Drumlegagh Safron

3th Knockagh Kathryn exhibited by David Boyd Sire: Mileview Maestro Dam: Knockagh Cynthia

Senior calf Champion Carrickview Judy

Reserve Senior calf Champion Drumlegagh Honey

Junior calf Champion Carrickview Kenny Rogers

Reserve Junior calf Champion  Carrickview Kiss

Carrickview Salers was the only breeder across the ten breeds to win senior, junior and reserve champions at the show.