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Classification Results March to November 2019

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November 18th, 2019 | Posted in Classification Results | No Comments

Blacknor Cracker Dispersal Sale 20th Nov 2019

Around 300 head of stock that belonged to Ian Crouch will be sold by Norton and Brooksbank at Frome Livestock Centre on Wednesday 20th November, around around 12 of these will be Blacknor Cracker Guernseys with additional Guernsey crosses ranging from milking cows down to youngstock of all ages.

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November 16th, 2019 | Posted in Stock for Sale | No Comments

Nationwide Practical Farmer Courses

18th November 2019 – 20th November 2019 Herdsman Foot Trimming Aberystwyth 23rd January 2020 – 23rd January 2020 Mobility Scoring Nottinghamshire 22nd November 2019 – 22nd November 2019 Mobility Scoring Yorkshire 27th January 2020 – 29th January 2020 DIY AI Powys/Shropshire 25th November 2019 – 27th November 2019 DIY AI Kilmarnock 30th January 2020 – 30th January 2020 Calf Management Aberystwyth 2nd December 2019 – 4th December 2019 DIY AI Aberystwyth 3rd February 2020 – 5th February 2020 DIY AI Cheshire 2nd December 2019 – 4th December 2019 Herdsman Foot Trimming Pembroke 3rd February 2020 – 4th February 2020 Herdsman Foot Trimming Oxford/Kent 5th December 2019 – 5th December 2019 Mobility Scoring S.

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November 14th, 2019 | Posted in Meetings, News Updates | No Comments

Ivan Rowe R.I.P.

The Society’s past President in 2001, Mr Ivan Rowe of St Just in Cornwall has passed away in the last few days. Ivan’s funeral will be held on Monday 11th November at St Just-in-Penwith Parish Church, TR19 7EZ at 2pm. Tel 01736 788672

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November 7th, 2019 | Posted in News Updates | No Comments

New Website feedback welcome

Having discussed the new website design at our Society Council meeting on Wednesday 6th November, we would like to invite both members and non members to provide their feedback and suggestions to both the visual design and the technical requirements listed in the specification document.

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November 7th, 2019 | Posted in Meetings, News Updates | No Comments

A golden opportunity to buy quality Guernsey cattle 8th Nov 2019

A golden opportunity to buy quality Guernsey cattle Kivells at Exeter will have the following quality Guernsey stock for sale from 2 renowned Cornish herds on Friday 8th November – please contact Exeter Livestock Centre on 01392 251261 or livestock@kivells.com From Andrew and Christine Hichens Carne herd 4 home bred Guernsey in calf heifers, 2 in calf  to AI bulls and 2 to the Hichen’s cross bred stock bull.

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October 31st, 2019 | Posted in Stock for Sale | No Comments

Barbara Emm R.I.P.

We have just been informed by Richard Emm that his mother Barbara passed peacefully away yesterday. many of us will share very happy memories of Barbara and Tom. Barbara’s funeral will be held on Friday 8th November at St Osmunds Church, Melbury Osmund, Dorchester, DT2 0LZ at 2pm.

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October 30th, 2019 | Posted in News Updates | No Comments

FGB at the ABAB 2019

All the news and photos from the ABAB can now be found on the FGB page

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October 29th, 2019 | Posted in News Updates | No Comments

2 Young Men seek experience with Guernseys

EGCS Office – I have recently been contacted by two young men, Chris Gardner and his partner Mehmet Bayrak, who are currently working with Holstein herds in Australia. They will be relocating to the UK next month and have applied to become members of the Society with a view to forming their own herd eventually.

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October 16th, 2019 | Posted in News Updates | No Comments

All Britain Photographic Competition.

The results are in for the Photographic Competition and although entries were sparse, we had enough to present the Pictures to our Judge, Lyndon Bustard whom we thank for his time. Heifer in Calf. Trewey Legend Rosie from Richard Norman. Je’Taime Double L Bijou from Richard Norman.

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October 5th, 2019 | Posted in News Updates | No Comments