News Updates

EGCS Accounts 2019

As there will be no Annual General Meeting in 2020 due to Covid 19 restrictions, we are posting the full copy of the Accounts for The English Guernsey Cattle Society 2019 on the website for the members information. If you require a hard copy of the accounts please contact the Office and they will beContinue reading

2020 EGCS ANNUAL COMPETITION RESULTS

The Society is very proud to announce the Winners and Reserves in the EGCS Herd Competition Results for 2019 and congratulates all of our members who have won or have been placed Reserve in each competition. In a normal year these awards would be announced and the Cups, Prize Cards and Rosettes would be awarded at theContinue reading

Milk your Moments

Milk Your Moments The Holstein UK Group, which organises UK Dairy Day, has signed up as a principal contributor of the Milk Your Moments Campaign.  The £1m dairy industry marketing campaign is aimed at driving consumption of milk and other dairy products, by inspiring moments of connection as people stay apart due to coronavirus. PleaseContinue reading

Addington Fund

The Society has had a close relationship with The Addington Fund in the past, in particular the calf raffle supported by John Berry and made possible by Bryan and Sheila Adams and their family. I have therefore posted the latest update from them so our members can keep up to date with their very worthyContinue reading

Get Well Soon Tracy Marshall

At this time our thoughts go out to Tracy Marshall who is currently in hospital following a stroke. I have just spoken to Abi, her daughter, who tells me that Tracy hopes to be out of hospital after the weekend but is currently having trouble walking, which will take time and physio to correct. PreviousContinue reading

Semen from Island of Guernsey

Very welcome news that conventional semen only from Island bulls will now be available from UK Sires Direct. The Society can also accept orders for the following two bulls that are currently available, De Garis Chieftain Storm and Meadow Court Dellas Sundance @ £10 per straw + £15 handling + £40 delivery. In the past before the exportContinue reading

Lady Evadne Guinness R.I.P.

Lady Evadne Guinness passed away on Sunday 7th June. The Society sends our condolences to her family and friends at this time.

Guernseys in Chile

Back in the autumn of 2018 after many false starts the Society was finally able to export semen to Chile for the first time. One of the main requirements for exports to the Americas is that the bull should repeatedly test negative for Smallenberg (at least 3 times during and after semen collection) and thisContinue reading