English Guernsey Cattle Society Blog

Future Golden Breeders and Calf Classes at Royal Bath & West.

The Young Breeders were well represented at the Show this year. For the first time EGCS entered the Team Challenge where a group of three competitors took part in a 3 element task. Thirteen year old Rhydian Phillips was thrown in at the deep and completed the Stock-Judging phase .

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June 4th, 2017 | Posted in News Updates | No Comments

Royal Bath & West Show 2017.

There were 9 exhibitors with 24 cattle forward for this years Bath & West Show at Shepton Mallet. This turned out to be the best show for Guernseys here for a long time. Judging the classes was Mr Jeff Daw who was very impressed with the standard of cattle on show.

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June 4th, 2017 | Posted in Shows, Uncategorized | No Comments

Devon County Show 19th May 2017.

There were 20 Cattle forward from 6 Exhibitors for Richard Norman to judge. The classes were well spread out in numbers and it was nice to see so many cattle out for the first major show of the year. Richard found his Champion in Fairfield Bonnie, by Aaron, a five year old Cow in Milk owned and bred by Louise and Chris Carpenter.

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May 20th, 2017 | Posted in Shows | No Comments

AGA adds Field Manager position

The purpose of the American Guernsey Association is to provide leadership, promote programs, services, technologies and ensure the integrity of the breed in conjunction with state and global Guernsey organizations to enhance the value of the Guernsey breed for the members, owners and dairy industry worldwide.

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May 19th, 2017 | Posted in News Updates | No Comments

North Somerset Show 1st May 2017.

The first show of the season kicked off on Monday May 1st at Wraxall, North Somerset. Two exhibitors had 6 cattle present and with 2 exhibitors not forward on the day, it was a disappointing start to the showing season. After heavy rain overnight, the day was perfect until just after the Grand Parade when the heavens opened and thunder and lightening prevailed!

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May 1st, 2017 | Posted in Shows | No Comments

April Proof Runs for Bulls & Cows are here

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

EGCS Judges Workshop 2017

The EGCS held their Judges Workshop on Wednesday April 16th at Ponchydown Dairy, Blackborough, Devon, by kind invitation of The Greenslade family. There were six panel judges present and four probationers. Master judge was Colin Gleed and he and the other competitors had three classes to judge- Senior cow in milk, Junior cow in milk and Maiden heifers.

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

AHDB Dairy Evaluation Updates April 2017

Evaluation Updates April 2017

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April 5th, 2017 | Posted in News Updates | No Comments

Bickfield Venessa 37-Latest UK Guernsey to acheive EX 95.

Congratulations to the Durbin Family of Compton Martin, Near Bristol, whose 9 year old Guernsey cow has just been classified EX 95 4E. Bickfield Venessa 37 calved her seventh calves, she had twin heifers, in November 2016. She was inspected by classifier Mike Deakin in February who put her forward for the top ranking.

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March 23rd, 2017 | Posted in News Updates | No Comments

Classification Results Oct 2016 - March 2017

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March 4th, 2017 | Posted in Archive | No Comments