Holstein Friesian NZ 2020 awards winners
Below is a list of winners of Holstein Friesian NZ’s prestigious production awards and national competitions in 2020.
*This list is updated as winners are announced.
Holstein Friesian NZ Paramount Cup
(Donated by the Cairns family and Holstein Friesian NZ)
Awarded to the top performing youth member at the 2020 National All Dairy Breeds Youth Camp.
Dennis Terry Memorial Cup
(Donated by Christine Terry and family)
Awarded to the participant with the most improved clipping skills at the 2020 National All Dairy Breeds Youth Camp.
(Donated by Eric and Muriel Adams)
Awarded to the winner of the Holstein Friesian NZ Junior Judging Competition held in 2019.
Broomfield Senior Youth Heifer Competition
(Sponsored by Denis and Judy Aitken, Broomfield Holstein Friesians)
Awarded to the top two-year-old owned by a member aged 16-30. Points awarded for ideal TOP scores, protein BV and heifer ownership.
Belbrook Drman Elspeth-ET VG87.
Score: 98 points. Entered by: Robbie Wakelin.
Frank Pfister Trophy
Awarded to the highest scoring youth member (21 years and under) at an official Holstein Friesian NZ Judging School, who is not on the senior judges’ list.
2020 HFNZ Semex On Farm Competition
Maughlin Storm two-year-old cow class
1st: Sherraine Gold Charm-ET VG85, Sherraine Holsteins
2nd: Waipiri Solomon Lakota-ET, Fullerton/Dreadon Partnership
Comestar Leader three-year-old cow class
1st: Waipiri Cain Kara VG89, D & P Fullerton
2nd: Belbrook Alonzo Jaime VG89, Belbrook Holsteins
Townson Lindy four-year-old cow class
1st: Kauri Glen Atwod Duch1-ET VG89, Kauri Glen Ltd
2nd: Sherraine Doorman Carrie EX, Belbrook Holsteins
Hanoverhill Raider five-year-old cow class
1st: Tahora Aftershk Tootsie EX, Huka View Dairies
2nd: Kauri Glen Fever Prim-ET VG89, Kauri Glen Ltd
Conant-Acres JY Broker mature cow class
1st: Oakdale Guthrie Miss VG89, Valendale Ayrshires/Fusion Genetics
2nd: Bellview Lavanguard Di EX2, Belbrook Holsteins
Comestar Laurie Sheik veteran cow class
1st: Sherraine Fortune Carra EX3, Sherraine Holsteins
2nd: San Ray Goldwyn Toots-ET EX2, Henley Farming Co Ltd
Boehringer Ingelheim Progeny Competition
Awarded to the progeny team with the highest points for classification based on the 2019-2020 inspections, scores for Udder Overall and Final Score, Production Worth and Protein BV.
1st: Maire Farms Ltd – Craig and Chantelle Rowe, Palmerston North
Fairmont Mint-Edition. 412 points.
2nd: Henley Farming Company – Nathan and Amanda Bayne, Oamaru
San Ray FM Beamer-ET S2F. 409 points.
3rd: Henley Farming Company – Nathan and Amanda Bayne, Oamaru
Fairmont Mint-Edition. 402 points
1st: Tronnoco Holsteins – Tony and Keri O’Connor, Timaru
Maire Mint Fire-Up. 265 points.
2nd: Raymac Holsteins – Stephen and Judith Ray, Balclutha
Mourne Grove Hothouse S2F. 227 points.
3rd: Muritai Holsteins – Wayne and Leeanne Taylor, Waitara
Maire Mint Fire-Up. 225 points.
Nutritech Performance Awards
Calculated using herd test results from registered Holstein Friesian cows. The awards are presented to herd owners with the highest dollar earning herd average for their region, based on the Fonterra A+B-C payment system for the 2018-19 season.
Northland. A and N Harvey Family Trust (Crossroads Holsteins). $3,846.04
Waikato. Lakeside Farms Ltd (R & E and D & C Johnson – Arapuni Holsteins). $4,492.80
Bay of Plenty. Schnuriger Family Trust (Raetea Holsteins). $3,742.92
Taranaki. CView Trust (S Buhler – Buelin Holsteins). $4,722.28
Hawke’s Bay/Manawatu/Wairarapa. Ridgeline Farms (B and K Powell – Radly Holsteins). $3,960.86
Nelson/Marlborough/Golden Bay. GM and AM Woolley (Waiview Holsteins). $3,402.82
Canterbury. Robinson Dairy Farm Ltd (Royal Oak Holsteins). $3,937.81
West Coast. No entries.
Otago/Southland. Hall’s Enterprises Ltd No 1 (Halls Holsteins). $4,345.67
Taranaki. CView Trust (S Buhler – Buelin Holsteins). $4,722.28
Valden Cow of the Year
(Donated by Valden Stud)
The competition aims to identify cows that have contributed to the Holstein Friesian breed on a continual basis. They must have completed at least four lactations.
Winner: Raymac Justice Esonny EX 19*ET SP
Breeder: S & J Ray, Raymac Holsteins
(Donated by the late Mrs Hilary (RHA) Haylock MBE)
Awarded to the New Zealand-bred Holstein Friesian sire whose sire proof, as at the April 2020 AE Run, earns the most points for traits, daughter production, conformation and management.
Winner: Maire Mint Fire-Up
Breeder: C & C Rowe, Maire Farms Ltd
World Wide Sires Protein Awards
Awarded to the highest two-year-old, three-year-old, four-year-old and five-year-old protein producers for 2018/19 season.
CView Trust (Stefan Buhler – Buelin Holsteins) owns the top cow in each category.
Buelin Beamer Chrisie S1F. Kilograms of protein: 424 kg
Buelin Shadow Gaina S1F. Kilograms of protein: 464 kg
Four-year-old winner (and overall winner):
Valden Danny Donna-ET S3F GP84. Kilograms of protein: 545 kg
Buelin Odriv Gabby-OC S0F GP83. Kilograms of protein: 541 kg
Gabby is the dam of Gaina.
(Donated by the family of Brian and Greta Withers.)
Awarded to an elite heifer from the 2018 Discovery Project team, who in her first lactation as a two-year-old met the following criteria:
- LW 250 or above
- Classified 83 or better and classified with all two year olds in the home herd
- Produced embryos
- Calved by 31st October the following season
Winner: Tronnoco Fire Sakela GP84
Breeder: Tony and Keri O’Connor, Tronnoco Holsteins in Timaru
Awarded to the top registered two-year-old with highest points for classification, fat and protein production and BV’s in the 2018-19 season.
1st: Tronnoco I Stella-ET S3F VG85, Tronnoco Holsteins (T & K O’Connor)
2nd: Tronnoco House Sukali S2F GP84, Tronnoco Holsteins (T & K O’Connor)
(Donated by the McDonald family.)
Awarded to the top earning veteran cow, aged 10 years or older, for 2018/19 season.
Fermoy Tallis Rona EX, Fermoy Holsteins (S & J Eden)
Sherriff Memorial Trophy
(Donated by the late N and V Sherriff.)
Awarded to a member of less than 10 years, who achieved the highest average classification score for two-year olds in 2019-20 season.
Winner: Kapu Holsteins, K and L Sands and family.
Black and White Youth Photo Competition
(Sponsored by Jim Conroy)
1st: Boyd Ferguson
2nd: Gabrielle Scherer
3rd: Charlie Scherer
1st: Brad Seager
2nd: Jay Seebeck
3rd: Lorna Button
Promotional Photo Competition
(Sponsored by Longsdale Holsteins)
1st: Sue Pembridge
2nd: Jessica Willis
3rd: Katy Button
2020 HFNZ DeLaval All NZ Photo Competition
Champion: Tahora Bolton Legacy EX2, Tahora Farms
Runner up: Okawa Cliff Natasha S3F EX2, Okawa Ltd
Champion: Lakeview OK Addington VG88, Lakeview Holsteins
Runner up: Sherraine Doorman Carrie EX, Belbrook Farming Ltd
Champion: Waipiri Solomon Lakota-ET VG87, Fullerton/Dreadon Partnership
Runner up: Larkspur Beemer Libby-ET, Fusion Genetics Ltd
Champion: Hukaview Darlin August-ET, Hukaview Holsteins/Kailey Dairies Partnership
Runner up: Radly Doorman Dice-ET, Ridge Line Farms (2012) Limited
Champion: Frontier S-Kick Leeza, Finally Farms Limited
Runner up: Fairview WM Resolute, Fairview Holstein Farm