English Guernsey Cattle Society Blog

Guernsey International Issue & World Conference 2019

Cheri Oechsle writes: Neil Jensen was kind enough to provide contact information along with those that were available on the WGF site. I am reaching out regarding two opportunities. The first is a potential partnership with Hostein International to produce a Guernsey International edition, similar to what they currently do with their Brown Swiss International.

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October 20th, 2017 | Posted in News Updates | No Comments

Rowan bulling heifers for sale at Exeter market 27th October

The following Rowan bulling heifers bred by Mr Ian Rowe of Old Kea, Truro will be offered for sale at Exeter market on Friday 27th October: Rowan Elegance HBN 457569, DOB 07.01.15, by Four Winds Dynamic out of Rowan Elegance HBN 451378 Rowan Pippin 5 HBN 457566, DOB 02.11.15 BY Lindrian Pinto out of Greensfield Lucky Pippin HBN 450338.

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October 19th, 2017 | Posted in Stock for Sale | No Comments

All Breeds All Britain Calf Show 2017.

What a wonderful display of Calves and Showmanship we saw at the ABAB this year. There were Quality calves throughout the classes and the standard of Showmanship was outstanding. Our young members were a credit to their parents and the Breed.

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October 16th, 2017 | Posted in Shows | No Comments

John Berry had a bad fall. Update

Vice President, John Berry, suffered a bad fall and broke his hip. Following a lengthy operation he was also suffering from chest and kidney infections. Pleased to report that John is doing very well and has been moved to the North Cotswold Hospital in Morton-in-the-Marsh for rehab.

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October 13th, 2017 | Posted in News Updates | No Comments

Future Golden Breeders at The S.W. Dairy Show.

The Future Golden Breeders were taking part in the Handling and Calf classes at the S.W. Dairy Show. Judging the calves and handling was Mr Jonny Lockhead of the renowned Kedar Brown Swiss herd. In the handling section there were Any Other Dairy Breed Classes and in the first Class for 18 to 26 year olds we saw the return of an old hand.

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October 6th, 2017 | Posted in Shows | No Comments

S.W. Dairy Show/National Guernsey Show 2017.

There were eleven exhibitors with 22 cattle in the Wednesday classes at this year’s National Guernsey Show at the Royal Bath & West Showground, Shepton Mallet. Judge for these classes was Mr Colin Evans from Carmarthen. He found his Champion in Blacknor Cracker Iceberg Diana a fourth calf cow from Emma Greenslade and bred by Ian Crouch.

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October 5th, 2017 | Posted in Shows | No Comments

Hereford Bulls For Sale

Whilst we would always encourage our members to breed their Guernseys pure where at all possible there are always occasions when it is necessary to use a beef bull. You may find the following information useful: A selection of young, pedigree Hereford bulls available from Eves Hill Farm, Ideal for dairy cattle from an Elite HiHealth Herd on 4 Year TB Testing.

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September 21st, 2017 | Posted in Stock for Sale | No Comments

UK Dairy Day, Telford, Shropshire. Wed 13th Sept. Judges comments now available.

The EGCS were delighted to have a Guernsey entry at this year’s UK Dairy Day. Twelve cattle were forward from 7 Exhibitors for Judge David Mann to place. David found his Champion in Blacknor Cracker Iceberg Diana owned by the Greenslades in Devon.

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September 15th, 2017 | Posted in Shows | No Comments

Latest news from the prestigious Briddlesford herd on The Isle of Wight

Watch these Funky Farmer videos Visit to Briddlesford Lodge farm. Part 1. Seeing the cows Visit to Briddlesford Lodge farm. Part 2.Bottling milk and the cheese Visit to Briddlesford Lodge farm. Part 3.Calves and the farm shop The Briddlesford Herd at grass

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September 9th, 2017 | Posted in News Updates, Uncategorized | No Comments

Bourton Grumpys Claude

Bourton Grumpys Claude

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September 8th, 2017 | Posted in Semen for Sale | No Comments