North Somerset Show May 2nd 2016

The first show of the season took place at Wraxall near Bristol on Bank Holiday Monday, May 2nd. Three exhibitors had 7 animals forward and with the absence of the Parfitt Family and the Bickfield Herd who are once again under movement restrictions, it was up to The Limmond family and Richard Norman and the Sales Family to provide a Guernsey presence at the  show.

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May 2nd, 2016 | Posted in Archive | No Comments

Cows ranked by GMI April 2016

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April 15th, 2016 | Posted in Archive | No Comments

Judges Workshop April 2016

The E. G. C. S. held its Judges Workshop on Wednesday April 6th at Hinton Farm, Mudford, Somerset, by kind invitation of the Bartlett family.   Unfortunately, only 3 Senior Judges were present including master judge for the day, James Warren.

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April 8th, 2016 | Posted in Archive | No Comments

Guernsey member excels at National Young Show Stars Competition

Congratulations to our Junior member Abi Marshall, who together with her fellow Jersey young breeders, Emily Davis and Becky Walters has won the Dairy section of The National Young Show Stars winning a once in a lifetime, all expenses paid week’s trip to the Royal Winter Fair in Toronto, Canada including a visit to Niagara Falls.

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March 29th, 2016 | Posted in Archive | No Comments

FGB 2015 Points Cups

Points Cups in 2015 were awarded to: Under 12 years – Izzy Phillips 12 years and over – Abi Marshall We are hoping to introduce a cup for 17 years and over in 2016. Many thanks to our President in 2015, Peter Richardson for generously donating two beautiful Shields for the Guernsey Showmanship Classes at The Dairy Show and The All Britain All Breeds Calf Show – we will be able to record the successful winner for many years to come.

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January 26th, 2016 | Posted in Archive | No Comments

Sponsorship of Calf Classes by GLW Feeds at the 2015 Shows

The generous sponsorship of Calf Classes by GLW Feeds of Loughborough Leicestershire at the 2015 shows has come to its conclusion, and the allocation of bags of calf feed has been made. Fourteen exhibitors have qualified to share the feed  awarded at Shows up and down the country.

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October 23rd, 2015 | Posted in Archive, News Updates | No Comments

National Guernsey Show October 7th 2015

Generous support from additional sponsors helped to ensure the best number of Guernseys forward in 2015. Cow in calf  Sponsor UK Sire Services 5 forward 1st Cox D & H Glanmor Hercules Okapi 2nd Mills & Norman Cadbury Magicman Poppy 74 3rd Pollard & Coryn Hamps Valley Annabelle 7th   In Calf Heifer Sponsor Gold Top 7 forward 1st Durbin M& M  Bickfield Suprema 125 2nd Addington Fund Trewey Plum Crazy 3rd Adanms B & S Hinton Nancy Heifer in Milk Sponsor Guernsey Gold Milk 7 forward 1st Durbin M & M Bickfield Mary 34 2nd Rocket & Marshall  Blacknor Weston Duchess 3rd Moody Cow Dairy Latifa Princess Leia Junior Cow in milk  Sponsor Chew Moos Ice Cream 4 forward 1st Hinton Farms Wiltown Claudia 2nd Bottom N & P Trewarnevas Amir Day 3rd Durbin M& C Bickfield Michelle 32 Intermediate Cow Sponsor Crediton Milling Company 3 forward 1st Cox & Evans  Briddlesford Laredos Bluebell 2nd Durbin M & M Bickfield Liz 16 3rd Hinton Farms Ermie & Gerties Peggy Senior cow Sponsor Briddlesford Farm Shop 3 forward 1st Durbin M & M Bickfield Venessa 37 2nd Durbin M & M ickfield Phyllis 18 3rd Hinton Farm  Coopers Court Nancy Pair  Sponsor Gold Top 1st Bottom N & P 2nd Durbin M& M 3rd Hinton Farm Champion Bickfield Venessa 37 Reserve Champion Bickfield Phyllis 18  

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October 14th, 2015 | Posted in Archive | No Comments

Graham Facks-Martin MBE

Former EGCS President and Treasurer Graham Facks-Martin has died after a long battle with skin cancer, which has resulted in several operations in recent years, he when Treasurer suggested that EGCS funds should be moved from Goverment bonds to Stocks and Shares and doubled the amount of reserves that the Society now holds.

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September 21st, 2015 | Posted in Archive | 1 Comment

Frome Show 2015

Guernsey Interbreed Success at Frome Show 2015. The Guernsey Breed was at the fore in the Interbreed Classes at this year’s Frome Show held at West Woodlands on Saturday September 12th. Bickfield Mary 34th, a first calf heifer by Beechgroves Ezekiel, from the Durbin Family, was awarded Reserve Supreme Dairy Champion by Holstein Judge, Tom Barrett, in a class of 7 other Dairy Breeds.

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September 21st, 2015 | Posted in Archive | 3 Comments

EGCS Annual Competition Awards for the 2014 recording year.

These Trophies will be presented next Wednesday 9th September at the EGCS AGM in Cheshire 2014 EGCS .ANNUAL COMPETITION RESULTS   TIRESFORD PERPETUAL TROPHY Herd with 65 or more qualifying lactations which records the highest total average of Fat +Protein in the last official recording year (1/10/13-30/9/14)   Winner: D, R and J Warren (Tredinney) 90 cows avg. 

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September 3rd, 2015 | Posted in Archive | No Comments