A small but select group of Salers and young breeders exhibited at the 100th Royal Welsh Show. What we lacked in numbers we made up for in appearances, with great success in the Exhibitor Bred Pairs Championship with Fred and Bryn Robinson taking  reserve overall with Preenbank Neddy and Preenbank Miss Emma, missing out on the interbreed championship to the British Blues. Preenbank Miss Emma also took Gwawr Griffiths to reserve overall champion in the ... Read more >>>
2019 Great Yorkshire Show
Record cattle entries in this years iconic three day Great Yorkshire Show, one of the largest shows in the English calendar. Judge Alun Jones, Talsarnau, Wales picked a sweet little heifer in Jedforest Nightshade as his breed champion, owned by Greg and Lewis Ralston from Jedburgh. Reserve went to Rednock Mauriac, G Pye from Stirling. Breed Champion – Jedforest Nightshade – G & L Ralston Reserve Breed Champion – Rednock Mauriac – G Pye Bull born before 1 January ... Read more >>>
2019 Royal Highland Show
The 179th Royal Highland Show is one of Scotland’s most celebrated events showcasing the very best in farming, food and rural life. The show has over 900 competitions, 1,000 trade exhibitors and over 6,500 animals. Salers are a small but vital part of the cattle show. Judge Alisdair Davidson, Moffat did a fine job choosing his champions as true representation of what a good Salers should be. The females took it with Bacardi Keisha taking the Breed ... Read more >>>
2019 Balmoral Show
“My Girl” scoops the Salers Championship at the Balmoral Show It was a super week for the Maginn family, Downpatrick when they scooped their first Supreme Breed Championship in the ring at  the Balmoral Show. Their outstanding home bred two year old heifer Lisnamaul My Girl is sired by Seawell Fitzpatrick and out of Lisnamaul Eimar who is still going strong at 16 years of age. Standing in Reserve position was the Junior Champion from B & P O’Kane, ... Read more >>>
2018 Royal Welsh Show
Only six animals forward in the Salers classes but what quality animals we had! Circumstance meant that we were reduced to just six Salers between four exhibitors, but what a team. Richard Tudor from Powys was our Judge and said the Salers entries were low, however that is the nature, and success of the breed as they are the ideal suckler breed and as such in Wales they are a working animal for commercial men and doing well at ... Read more >>>
2018 Great Yorkshire Show
A perfect showing day at the 2018 Great Yorkshire Show, blue skies but with a nice comfortable breeze where Roy and Adam Crockett made a breeze of the competition taking Supreme Champion and Reserve Champion with Bacardi Jessie Jay and Bacardi Lola respectively. Salers Show Champion – Bacardi Jessie Jay – R & A Crockett  Reserve Show Champion – Bacardi Lola – R & A Crockett We had a fine turnout of fantastic cattle from all exhibitors and ... Read more >>>
2018 Royal Highland Show
Good showing weather helped to ensure an excellent show at Ingliston Show Ground for the 2018 Royal Highland Show. Salers had a good turnout despite being two prolific breeders down, the breed continues to grow in popularity with suckler breeders and a good crowd gathered as judging went ahead. We were delighted to have Sophie Donger as our Judge; Sophie has lived with Salers and Charolais most of her life and has a keen eye for ... Read more >>>
2018 Balmoral Show (Royal Ulster Association)
Excellent Salers Entry at 150th Balmoral Show (photos by Alfie Shaw) Salers cattle breeders put forward a high quality entry at the recent Balmoral Show, with a packed ringside of visitors following the judging. The breed Championship was awarded to Drumlegagh Hamish from the Elliot family, Newtownstewart, Co Tyrone. This rising four year old home bred bull was placed Reserve Champion at the Highland Show in 2017 and has grown on exceptionally well since then. Supreme Champion – ... Read more >>>
A fantastic turn out at this years Pedigree Calf Fair, held at the Kings Hall, Belfast. Judge Rachel Hallos, Yorkshire, had her work cut out with such quality animals before her. RESULTS    Senior Champion – J&EA Elliott DRUMLEGAGH LEXIE sired by Drumlegagh Hamish Reserve Senior Champion – J&EA Elliott DRUMLEGAGH LANCELOT sired by Fanfan     Junior Champion – Seamus Connell BALLYKEEL MISSY-MOO sired by Jocker Reserve Junior Champion – PJ Maginn & Sons LISNAMAUL MAGIC sired by Seawell Fitzpatrick       CLASS 25 – BULL BORN ON OR AFTER 01/09/16 & ON OR BEFORE 31/12/16 and CLASS 27 – BULL BORN BETWEEN 01/01/17 & ... Read more >>>
A small but perfectly formed group of Salers were entered into the Royal Welsh Show, we hope to expand on this next year. Judge Alan Howatson from Newton Stewart, Dumfries, cast his expert eye over the animals put forward and as a maternal breed chose a Salers cow as his overall champion. Indiana Poll an imported cow born 7/10/12 from Alun and Mathew Jones bred by Gaec De Solignac sire Cumbrian Joker, dam Britany stood out as ... Read more >>>
2017 Great Yorkshire Show
Show day was wet and cold at the Great Yorkshire Show but it didn’t dampen the spirits with water proofs on and brollies up we saw an excellent line up of Salers in the show ring and Judge, Thomas Kelly from Northern Ireland had to deliberate over some excellent stock. Salers were also picked fourth in the interbreed groups, which was a great accolade to the exhibitors taking part. Overall breed champion went to the Livesey’s with ... Read more >>>
2017 Royal Highland Show
Over 190,000 visitors attended the Royal Highland Show over four days, and Salers had a good show of cattle and plenty of visitors to the cattle lines and the stand. Whitebog Salers and Drumlegagh Salers took the main prizes but overall a good selection of breeders  supported the show and Richard Tudor our judge from Wales who was last year’s Farmers Weekly Beef Farmer of the Year had a tough time sorting out the prizes winners. Show ... Read more >>>
The crowds packed into the 2017 Balmoral Show to enjoy what must have been the best weather ever at the showground. Salers did their bit to entertain the crowds with a lovely exhibition of animals from various breeders. J & E A Elliott swept the board with an excellent display of animals, but as E Gregg said “proud to come second to that standard” which speaks volumes. The breed is growing in Northern Ireland with lots of new interest ... Read more >>>
2016 Royal Welsh Show
A clean sweep by Alun Jones taking Champion with bull Etna and Reserve Champion with cow Fortuna at this years show. Judged by Dai Davies, of Llanrwst, Conway in searing temperatures Alun Jones and team did well. Sponsors Allington Hughes Law were delighted with the results and enjoyed handing out the honours and having photos taken alongside the winners. Import Etna took the overall champion, born November 2008, bred by Gaec Elevage Missiel, sire Anjou, dam Ondee, ... Read more >>>
2016 Great Yorkshire Show
Andrew Sleigh from Ellon, Aberdeenshire, travelled to Yorkshire to judge this years entry of Salers. He had a good selection of females to choose from, and it was the females that took the top two spots. The Salers Breed Champion Trophy went to Rob and Kath Livesey, Melrose, Scottish Borders with Cleuchhead Mhairi 10th, born May 2010, with an April born calf at foot. A good strong, milky mother with a good well formed bull calf ... Read more >>>
2016 Lincoln Show
Salers dominated the Any Other Breed class at the Lincoln Show with the Overall and Female Champion coming from Carolyn Fox with Manor Lane Diva Reserve Female was Approach Farm Kara, A & K Gowthorpe Reserve Male was Approach Farm Kruger, A & K Gowthorpe In the Interbreed Group Salers took Reserve Supreme Champion with a team made up of Manor Lane Diva and calf, Manor Lane Hope and Approach Farm Kruger. Hope and Kruger all sired by ... Read more >>>
2016 Royal Highland Show
It was a successful trip across the Irish sea for J & EA Elliott and their show team; they took the Show Champion with Drumlegagh Galaxy who also took the championship at the Balmoral Show in May and Reserve Show Champion with Drumlegagh Hamish under Judge Neil Barclay from Harestone, Aberdeenshire. The youngest member of the show team Drumlegagh Kyra was placed Junior Female Champion with the Junior Male Champion going to R & K Livesey with Cleuchhead ... Read more >>>
2016 Royal Ulster Show (Balmoral)
SALERS MAKE HISTORY AT THE BALMORAL SHOW The Winning Pair Drumlegagh Galaxy and Drumlegagh Hamish For the first time Salers cattle dominated the Interbreed Pairs Championship at the recent Balmoral Show with judge Neil Lloyd describing them as “In a league of their own”. The winning pair were Drumlegagh Galaxy and Drumlegagh Hamish brought out by the Elliott family, Newtownstewart. The tremendous young cow who formed part of the top duo was also tapped out breed champion under the ... Read more >>>
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 ... Read more >>>
Royal Welsh Show 2015
Two imported French Bulls wowed the crowds at the Royal Welsh Show and also the Judge. Taking Breed Champion and Reserve Champion the two animals were an impressive site with their full horns. Show Champion went to Forez a French Import born 1 January 2010, sired by Numero out of Beguine brought into the UK by the exhibitors Harri & Sioned Pritchard. Reserve Show Champion went to Etna another French Import born 28 November 2008, sired by ... Read more >>>
Great Yorkshire Show 2015
Judge Alan Howatson, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire. It was females to the fore at the Great Yorkshire Show this year, with Beeston Hall Dena taking the Breed Championship and Female Champion. With calf at foot this May 2010 born cow was a true exhibit of the breeds female traits; a good, strong, working animal, with a good, strong calf and plenty of milk. Bred and exhibited by S & R Hallos, Beeston Hall Farms Ltd, Ripponden, West ... Read more >>>
Royal Highland Show 2015
  A fantastic show of Salers on a dry, but cold showing day faced Salers judge Andrew McConchie at the Royal Highland Show. After a good selection of animals from each class Andrew gave both the champion and reserve champion to females, a good attribute to this maternal breed. John Elliott’s journey from Co Tyrone, Northern Ireland was well worth it when his homebred cow Drumlegagh Elise born 01/03/2011 sir: Blason, dam: Venise, won overall champion taking the ... Read more >>>
Balmoral Show 2015
John Elliott and family, Newtownstewart enjoyed one of their best Balmoral Shows to date when their home bred young cow “Drumlegagh Elise” was tapped out breed champion by judge Alan Howatson, Wigtownshire. The success didn’t end there for the Elliott team when their imported French stock bull “Gladiateur” was placed Reserve Champion making it a clean sweep for the Drumlegagh herd. The Junior Championship was “Lisnamaul Hannah” from Patrick Maginn, Downpatrick. This smart yearling heifer is sired ... Read more >>>
Nottingham County Show 2015
Judge: Terence Pye, Yarm, North Yorkshire. Only females were forward at this years Nottingham County Show, but they didn’t disappoint. Class – Heifer 1st   APPROACH FARM HOOPLA   KM & Caw Gowthorpe, York 2nd  BEESTON HALL HATTIE   Beeston Hall Farms Ltd, Halifax 3rd   MANOR LANE HOPE   Manor Lane Salers, Newark Class: Cow or heifer 1st   MANOR LANE DIVA   Manor Lane Salers, Newark 2nd  BEESTON HALL GI GI   Beeston Hall Farms Ltd, Halifax 3rd   BEESTON HALL GELLA ... Read more >>>
Showing animals throughout the year is a difficult task; selecting, feeding and training the animals begins well before they are taken anywhere near a show. Then there is the transportation and time away from your farm whilst you attend shows and the society appreciates the effort it takes and the expense involved. In appreciation of the commitment we have Animals of the Year Awards, where points are allocated according to shows, classes and placings. This years winners ... Read more >>>
Seawell Genie takes Royal Welsh championship 2014
Peter Donger secured the overall championship at the Royal Welsh Show today under judge Rob Livesey from the Cleuchhead herd. His champion was Seawell Genie, a 2011-born cow with her March-born heifer calf at foot by Vicote. Genie herself is by Seawell Extra and out of Seawell Connie. Rob commented on his champion by saying: “I was impressed by the champion, she is a young productive cow with lots of stretch, scale and style. She has ... Read more >>>
Beeston Hall secure Great Yorkshire Show championship
Taking the overall championship at the Great Yorkshire Show under judge Harri Pritchard from the Felin herd, Pwellheli, was Stephen and Rachel Hallos’ junior champion Beeston Hall Finn. Born in August 2012 he is by Seawell Daimler and out of Stretton Chloe, a Woodvine Lincon daughter. Standing reserve overall was the Livesey family’s female champion, Cleuchhead Mhairi 10th. This 2010-born Valentin daughter is out of Cleuchhead Mhairi 4th, a Cleuchhead Osprey daughter. Reserve female champion was Stephen ... Read more >>>
Females to the fore at Royal Highland Show
A good show of cattle was put before judge Alistair Mackenzie of Whitebog Salers, Fortrose at the Royal Highland Show. Junior female champion was Cleuchhead Gentle 23rd from the Livesey family, Scottish Borders. Sired by Drumlegagh Brandon she out of Cleuchhead Gentle 10th, born March 2013. Junior male champion was Roy and Adam Crockett’s Bacardi Impeccable, this April 2013-born bull is sired by French import Ultra, out of Cleuchhead Delilah 3rd. Champion female came from Farmstock Genetics with ... Read more >>>
Reserve interbreed group at Balmoral Show
The Salers continued a fantastic show at Balmoral as our group of three took the reserve interbreed title under Simmental breeder and judge Billy Robson. The group consisted of the breed champion Gladiateur from John Elliot, who was joined by the reserve breed champion Carrick View Heloise from George McCall and then John Elliot’s French-bred cow Unity.
Senior bull wins overall champion at Balmoral Show
Taking the overall championship today at Balmoral Show under judge Dennis Rogers was the French bred Gladiateur from John Elliot. This 2011-born Vermieill son is out of Victoire, he was purchased privately last year from breeder Patrick Malacan. John who runs 65 pure cows has only been beaten in the Salers championship once since classes started for the breed at Balmoral. The first calves are due in August to Gladiateur who will be turned out ... Read more >>>
Beeston Hall Finn wins at Nottinghamshire County Show
Taking the overall breed championship and reserve interbreed male champion at Nottinghamshire County Show under judge Fred Robinson from the Preen Bank herd was Beeston Hall Finn from Stephen and Rachel Hallos. Born 2012 he is by the President son Seawell Daimler and out of Stretton Chloe, a Woodvine Lincon daughter. Coland Tansy stood female champion for Carolyn Fox, this 10 year old Onley Crusader daughter is out of a Novak sired dam. Winning the junior bull ... Read more >>>
Animals of the Year 2013
The Champion Animals of the Year 2013 are: Champion Junior Female of the Year – Manor Lane Frosty – Carolyn Fox, Newark Champion Junior Male of the Year – Manor Lane Firework – Carolyn Fox, Newark Champion Senior Female of the Year – Manor Lane Bracken – Angus & Kerry Gowthorpe, York Champion Senior Male of the Year – Lisnamaul Buster – PJ Maginn & Sons, Downpatrick Photo to follow Congratulations to everyone, and thank you for promoting the breed by showing your cattle around ... Read more >>>
Fantastic standard forward at Great Yorkshire Show
Judge George McCall travelled from Co Armagh, Northern Ireland, to see a wonderful line up of Salers cattle at the 155th great Yorkshire Show at Harrogate. The sun shone brightly on proceedings and certainly shone down on Carolyn Fox who bred both the show champion Manor Lane Firework and the reserve. While  reserve overall champion went to the female winner Manor Lane Bracken, exhibited by Angus and Kerry Gowthorpe. Class Results: Bull born before 1 January 2012 1st   Beeston ... Read more >>>
French import secures Royal Highland championship
Harri Pritchard headed north from Wales to judge the Salers classes at the Royal Highland Show. Following a morning of judging he placed the show champion to French import Gulliver from the Crockett family, Hawick, Roxburghshire. This bull born February 2011, Sired by Uno out of Colette was bred by Gaec Du Cibial, France. The reserve went to Chapelpark Una a cow born 2004 Sired by Chapelpark Tyson, Dam Farr Margo bred by exhibitor Mr John  Pirie ... Read more >>>
Drumlegagh herd clinches Balmoral championship
Peter Donger travelled from Northamptonshire to place the Salers cattle at the recent Balmoral Show, selecting as his Supreme Champion an outstanding young bull from the Drumlegagh herd of John Elliott and family, Newtownstewart. Drumlegagh Felix was hailed an exceptional example of the breed by the judge, and went on to be placed second reserve in the Junior Interbreed Championships when competing against twelve other breeds. Felix is sired by Blason, a former Balmoral Champion for the Elliott’s. ... Read more >>>
First time classes for Salers breed at Newark
Jock Watson judged the Salers classes at the Nottingham County Show. This was the first time Salers had their own classes having previously shown in Any Other Continental Breed. A super display of cattle was put forward with great success in the Interbreed Classes for Carolyn Fox, winning Junior Pairs and Reserve Champion in Junior Pure Bred Beef Bull showing that Salers are a breed to be reckoned with. Class Results: Bulls 1st – Senior Bull – Beeston Hall Egor, S & ... Read more >>>
2012 animals of the year
The Champion Animals of the Year 2012 are: Champion Junior Female of the Year – P M and S M Donger’s Seawell Gail, Champion Junior Male of the Year – C Fox’s Manor Lane Erogon, Champion Senior Female of the Year – C Fox’s Manor Lane Diva, Champion Senior Male of the Year – Farmstock Genetics’ Cumbrian Red Hector, Congratulations to everyone, and thank you for promoting the breed by showing your cattle around the country. We wish everyone success in ... Read more >>>
Salers take reserve championship spot at Driffield Show
Salers exhibited at the Driffield Show (Wed 18th July 2012) by Angus and Kerry Gowthorpe, and by Carolyn Fox achieved considerable success in the largest and most demanding classes of the show. Despite having as many entries forward as did the Charolais and Simmental breeds, the Salers competed in the Any Other Pure Beef Breeds classes. The Driffield Show is the largest one day show in the UK, and attracted over 40 animals forward to the AOPB classes. Judged by noted ... Read more >>>
A wet Great Yorkshire Show graces Salers exhibitors
Despite the show being cancelled after the first day due to the weather, the cattle show classes did take place, albeit in rather wet, muddy judging rings! The interbreed championships took place without a public audience on the second day of the show. Salers had 43 entries for this show, the third largest entry of continental breeds. Judge, Donald Gilder, Cheltenham, was pleased with the animals forward and commented on the quality of the heifers coming ... Read more >>>
High standard of Salers at Royal Highland Show
A very wet and windy Royal Highland Show did not deter the show classes on Thursday where an excellent display of Salers cattle were on show. Class results: Female born on or before 1st January 2011 1st   B Walling’s Cumbrian Jolie 536, 2nd   J and S Manners’ Seamore Gladioli, 3rd   J and S Manners’ Seamore Glitter, 4th   W Davidson’s Poldean Dee, 5th   R and K Livesey’s Cleuchhead Hope, 6th   R and K Livesey’s Cleuchhead Mhairi 13th, Female born or bewtween 1st January and 31st ... Read more >>>
Salers success in ASDA steak competition at Balmoral Show
An excellent line up of Salers cattle was to be found in the exhibitors hall at the Balmoral Show, Rob Livesey stepped in to judge the Salers after Jock Watson had to stand down due to ill health, we wish Jock well. Alongside the top quality offering in the pedigree rings, a Salers cross heifer won the Northern Irish Asda/ABP Beeflink Steak Competition. The steak from a 23 month old Salers sired heifer won the top accolade in the first Asda/ABP ... Read more >>>
Animals of the year Awards for 2011 go to….
The Champion Animals of the Year 2011 are: Champion Junior Female of the Year – Manor Lane Diva – Carolyn Fox Champion Junior Male of the Year – Fanfan – J Elliott Champion Senior Female of the Year – Manor Lane Avon- Carolyn Fox Champion Senior Male of the Year – Beeston Hall Corky – S & R Hallos Congratulations to everyone, and thank you for promoting the breed by showing your cattle around the country. We wish everyone success in the 2012 showing ... Read more >>>
Strong support for Salers breed at Royal Welsh Show
Unfortunately no show classes at this years Royal Welsh Show. Breeders in Wales need to plan ahead so we can try get the classes re-instated in 2012. Despite no showing classes the Salers stand had many visitors from far and wide. Richard Tudor supplied some good Salers X cows with Salers X Simmental calves at foot. Many thanks to Richard for supporting the society by not only providing cattle for the stand but also for being ... Read more >>>
Seawell-bred bull clinches Great Yorkshire Show
New society member JT Mitchell & Sons from Norfolk had a fantastic show with a young bull bred by Peter Donger from Northants. Seawell Franko, DOB 11/1/2010, Sire Viconte, took Junior Bull, Junior Champion, Male Champion and overall Show Champion. Pairs (Jock Watson Trophy) – S & R Hallos Groups (I’Ansons Trophy) – S & R Hallos Polled (Arthur Beevers Cup) – B Walling, Farmstock Genetics with Cumbrian Vermille Reserve Junior Champion (Dennis White Cup) – B Walling, Farmstock Genetics with Cumbrian Hyacinth Junior Champion (Salers Cattle Society Cup) – ... Read more >>>
Heifer catches the eye at Royal Highland Show
Bryan Wallings’ young heifer Cumbrian Hyacinth 456 (Sire: Jaguar, Dam: Upperland Hyacinth 373) caught judge Graham Fishlock’s eye at this years Royal Highland Show, winning as Best Junior Female, Junior Champion and overall Show Champion. The heifer born August 2009 was bred by B Walling, Farmstock Genetics, Selkirk TD7 4QN. Rob Livesey had a successful show with Cleuchhead Zebra a young bull to watch out for in the future. Zebra’s sire Poldean Vince was show champion in 2010. Overall Show ... Read more >>>
Heifer wows judge at Balmoral Show
The weather did little to dampen spirits in the Salers ring with a strong entry from Northern Ireland’s leading breeders. The Air Core sponsored Supreme Champion was a simply outstanding heifer forward from John Elliott and family, Newtownstewart. “Drumlegagh Caitlin” was making her debut appearance on the show circuit and certainly made quite an impression on Welsh judge Harri Pritchard who described her  as “one of the best examples of the breed that he had ever had ... Read more >>>
2010 Animals of the Year Awards
The Champion Animals of the Year 2010 are: Champion Junior Female of the Year – Cleuchhead Mhaira – R & K Livesey Champion Junior Male of the Year – Seamore Entourage – J & S Manners Champion Senior Female of the Year – Manor Lane Spirit – Carolyn Fox Champion Senior Male of the Year – Morwenstow Saracen – Messrs A & M Austin Congratulations to everyone, and thank you for promoting the breed by showing your cattle around the country. We ... Read more >>>

May 6th Stirling Bull Sales
United Auctions, Stirling

May 16th-19th Royal Ulster Show (Balmoral)
Northern Ireland

May 17th Welshpool Show and Sale
Welshpool Livestock Centre

May 25th National Beef Expo

June 7th-9th Royal Cornwall Show
Wadebridge, Cornwall

June 21st-24th Royal Highland Show
Ingleston, Edinburgh

July 10th-12th Great Yorkshire Show
Harrogate Show Ground

July 23rd – 26th Royal Welsh Show
Builth Wells

October 13th Welshpool Show and Sale
Welshpool Livestock Centre

November 2nd Agri Expo
Harrison and Hetherington, Carlisle

November 2nd – 3rd Premier Show and Sale
Wallets Marts, Castle Douglas

November 26th-27th Royal Welsh Winter Fair
Builth Wells

Council Meetings take place
March 4th / June 3rd / September 2nd / December 2nd

Annual General Meeting
November 2nd Wallets Marts, Castle Douglas

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