Rank outsider takes top honours in Wales

Davies, Robert
October 2006
Farmers Weekly;10/27/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 17, p40
Trade Publication
The article reports on the competition for Welsh Dairy Show interbreed honors held in Carmarthen. It says that several ringsiders have tipped outstanding Jersey champion Osberton Genevive 21 to win in the event. The Ayrshire Haresfood Betty second calver by owner Geraint Thomas scored 39 out of 40 points.


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