Congratulations to Lin Calcraft from Payhembury on winning the Supreme Championship with Uptonley Thatcher at the South West Limousin May Show & Sale at Holsworthy today. Uptonley Thatcher, selling to 4000gns was born March 2022 son of Dinmore Immense and out of Nealford Flower carries F94L/Q204X myostatin.

Judge Mr Graham Ward from Barnstaple said his Champion was a lovely balanced bull, full of meat and had really good locomotion.  Reserve Supreme Champion was awarded to Killerton Tivola from Patrick & Sheila Greed, Exeter, July 2022 born Tivola sired by Nealford Politician and out of Killerton Iloveit carries F94/NT821. 

From Hayle Cornwall, Chris Eddy’s Treloweth Tortino achieved 3600gns for a Grahams Unbeatable son with dam Treloweth Pattie.  Mark Quick & Family, Crediton sold Loosebeare Tierny, a young October 2022 born sired by Dolcorsllwyn Pascal and out of Loosebeare Littlegem.  Again younger bulls from the Neale Family, Launceston, Nealford Tamar son of Loosebeare Master and out of Nealford Rosemary sold to 3100gns and Patrick & Sheila Greed with Killerton Ukraine, March 2023 born carrying F94/Q204X son Nealford Politician and dam Killerton Nicola realized 3300gns, with Bulls and Females making their homes in Cornwall, Devon & Somerset.

Heifers from Patrick & Sheila Greed to 2600gns for Killerton Tycho, October 2022 born sired by Maraiscote Pedro and back to Killerton Odessy, 2500gns (x2) for Killerton Tamarin, again October 2022 born, sired by Loosebeare Prestwick with dam Killerton Rimmel and Killerton Talim November 2022 born and sired by Nealford Politician out of Killerton Mila

Show Results:

Supreme Champion – Uptonley Thatcher – Mrs Lin Calcraft

Reserve Champion – Killerton Tivola – Mr & Mrs PW & SM Greed

Bull Classes


1st – Uptonley Thatcher – Mrs Lin Calcraft

2nd – Nealford Truck – Mr JH Neale & Son

3rd – Killerton Twister – Mr & Mrs PW & SM Greed

4th – Nealford Thomas – Mr JH Neale & Son


1st – Killerton Tivola –  Mr & Mrs PW & SM Greed

2nd – Treloweth Tortino – AMC Eddy

3rd – Loosebeare Tierny – Messrs EW Quick & Sons

4th – Ugworthy Thierry – Rachel Tonkin


1st – Nealford Tamar – Mr JH Neale & Son

2nd – Killerton Uruguay – Mr & Mrs PW & SM Greed

3rd – Killerton Ukraine – Mr & Mrs PW & SM Greed

4th – Killerton Useful – Mr & Mrs PW & SM Greed

Heifer Classes


1st – Killerton Tycho – Mr & Mrs PW & SM Greed

2nd – Killerton Talim – Mr & Mrs PW & SM Greed

3rd – Killerton Tamarin – Mr & Mrs PW & SM Greed


1st – Franklynne Ulyssa – Mr Parkinson

2nd – Franklynne Ursel – Mr Parkinson

3rd – Franklynne Ultraspecial – Mr Parkinson

Our Thanks go to the Franklynne, Loosebeare, Killerton, Nealford, Treloweth, Ugworthy & Uptonley South West Herds, Our Purchasers, Judge Graham Ward, Steward Harry Parker, Sponsors Tamar Milling part of Wynnstay, Barnaby Bridgman Livestock, Cornish Mutual, Shearwell Data Ltd, Giffords Accountants, St Boniface Vets & Ward & Co Accountants, Mark Brommel & All at Kivells and the British Limousin Cattle Society