Agribition, Auckvale Canadian Heifer - November 2016

John Kemp at Agribition with our co-owned Canadian heifer (with the Cayley Cattle Company, British Columbia);
CBB 4R IGGY 511C {DLF IEF HYF}
Click on the image for her EBV

John Kemp at Agribition with our co-owned Canadian heifer (with the Cayley Cattle Company, British Columbia); CBB 4R IGGY 511C {DLF IEF HYF} Click on the image for her EBV

Her sire is one of the hottest proven sires for combined maternal and carcase traits; MSU Revolution. Her mother is one of the best uddered cows in the breed (WLB 36N Beth ET 452S) and was Canadian national champion, World Conference Show Female champion and Hereford Miss World in 2012, and was also the dam of the 2014 Canadian national champion and Hereford Miss World. 

Autumn Calf Show at Agri Expo - Carlisle, October 2015

A successful event for us, with Auckvale Marshall 1475M and Auckvale Maximus 1464M coming first and second in their class respectively. They also won reserve for best pair of calves by the same sire, Auckvale Gladiator 916G. Also Auckvale Peach 1443M won reserve in her heifer class.

Autumn Show & Sale - Hereford, October 2015

Auckvale Lottery 1362L - Sold for the second top price of 4300gns to J.C. Gay & Sons, Bristol

Auckvale Lottery 1362L - Sold for the second top price of 4300gns to J.C. Gay & Sons, Bristol

Auckvale Lotto 1380L, Intermediate Champion from the National Show - Tenbury, won his class again at the show and sale. Sold for 3200gns to Stan and Helen Quan of the famous Border Herd.

Auckvale Lotto 1380L, Intermediate Champion from the National Show - Tenbury, won his class again at the show and sale. Sold for 3200gns to Stan and Helen Quan of the famous Border Herd.

September 2015 - Our first polled bull calf

Dendor 1 Muttley - Our new polled bull calf

Dendor 1 Muttley - Our new polled bull calf

This September our first Pedigree polled bull calf was purcahsed to start a small polled division in addition to the main horned herd. Dendor 1 Muttley arrived from DE, ED & AL Jones. Sired by UK sire of the year Solpoll 1 Gilbert. 

Summer 2015 Shows

Beef Event - May
Auckvale Lottery and Auckvale Lotto created much interest on the Hereford Breed Society stand.

Northumberland Show - May
Lottery and Lotto won the best pair

Royal Highland Show - June
Auckvale Lotto - Reserve Junior Male Champion 
Auckvale Lottery - 1st prize in class
Lottery and Lotto won the best pair

Great Yorkshire Show - July
Auckvale Lottery - 1st prize in class
Auckvale Landmark - 3rd prize in a strong class

National Hereford Show - August
Auckvale Lotto was intermediate male champion after winning his class, winning the Perpetual Challenge Cup
Auckvale Lottery won the Westaway Trophy for the Breedplan class
Auckvale Peach 1443M won the Morris Powell Trophy for the junior female championship as well has her class
Auckvale Landmark was 3rd in a strong class

Visit of PJ Budler

After the 2015 National Hereford Show at Tenbury Wells in early August, the national judge PJ Budler called by to visit the Auckvale herd. He was very impressed with our young bulls, and described our pedigree cow herd as truly exceptional. 

October 2014: National Herd Competition Runners Up


After winning the North of England herd competition in early October, we are also proud to have been awarded runners up at the National Herd Competition 2014, a great success continuing on from being runners up at the previous event in 2012.
Being presented with the National Herd Competition runners-up salver from John Giffin at the Hereford Society annual dinner at the Three Counties Hotel.

Being presented with the National Herd Competition runners-up salver from John Giffin at the Hereford Society annual dinner at the Three Counties Hotel.

October 2014: Auckvale Kars sold to Genus ABS

Please click on images to enlarge. For further pedigree details.

October 2014: North of England Breeders Association Presentation Day at Auckvale Herefords

August 2014: National Show Tenbury

Auckvale Loftus and Auckvale Kars at the national Hereford show, Tenbury. Click on images to enlarge. 
For further pedigree details; Auckvale Loftus 1341L, Auckvale Kars 1317K

May 2014

Six year old Auckvale Masterman in the top 10% of the breed for calving ease, featured on the Hereford Cattle Society stand at the Beef Expo, Hexham, Northumberland. Along with a hereford cross cow and her steer calf by Masterman

Six year old Auckvale Masterman in the top 10% of the breed for calving ease, featured on the Hereford Cattle Society stand at the Beef Expo, Hexham, Northumberland. Along with a hereford cross cow and her steer calf by Masterman

May 2014

May 2014

In 2014 John Kemp is honoured to be president of the Hereford Cattle Society.
John Kemp, Val Ledwith (Republic of Ireland) & Tom Kemp, at the Royal Ulster Show, Balmoral

John Kemp, Val Ledwith (Republic of Ireland) & Tom Kemp, at the Royal Ulster Show, Balmoral

April 2014

Three Advance sons sold at the Hereford April sale to a top of 3700gns. 

March 2014

Auckvale Keystone 1245K by Mawarra Vice Admiral sold st the early spring Carlisle sale to Mrs. J Storey, Northumberland for 3,000gns

Auckvale Keystone 1245K by Mawarra Vice Admiral sold st the early spring Carlisle sale to Mrs. J Storey, Northumberland for 3,000gns

January 2014

A 20 month old Hereford cross steer sired by Auckvale Gladiator 916G was the winning Hereford carcase at the Dovecote Park annual Carcase Show. This is the second year running and third time in all that our Auckvale cattle have won this competition.

2013

Our new lorry's first trip to the Autumn Show & Sale 2013

Our new lorry's first trip to the Autumn Show & Sale 2013

Auckvale Jackpot 1196J, sold for 4,000gns at the Autumn Sale to R. Mackenzie & Sons, Perth.

Auckvale Jackpot 1196J, sold for 4,000gns at the Autumn Sale to R. Mackenzie & Sons, Perth.

Auckavle Jag 1167J sold at the Autumn Show & Sale for 4,500gns to Alan & Anne Miller, Alana Herefords, St. Austell, Cornwall.

Auckavle Jag 1167J sold at the Autumn Show & Sale for 4,500gns to Alan & Anne Miller, Alana Herefords, St. Austell, Cornwall.