English Guernsey Cattle Society Blog

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

National Show at The Dairy Show Shepton Mallett, Wed October 2nd 2019. Judges comments now available.

The Guernsey National Show kicked off on the Tuesday evening with the Handling and Calf classes. There were 5 Young members taking part in the Handling classes. These classes were sponsored by Crediton Milling Company and Quality Milk Producers. Our competitors were parading in the Any Other Dairy Breed Section and in the 16 to 20 age group, Abi Marshall was placed 1st Guernsey Showman with Michael Dawes second and Shannnon Dawes 3rd.

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October 3rd, 2019 | Posted in Shows | No Comments

Dispersal Sale of the Severn herd (JR Edwards) Thursday 10th October 11am

The Dispersal Sale of the Severn herd (JR Edwards) will take place on Thursday 10th October at 11am at Ross Market. Catalogue below.

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October 3rd, 2019 | Posted in Stock for Sale | No Comments

AHDB Workshops

Breeding Blocks – Shape your future Taking control of your breeding decisions is vitally important if you want to take full advantage of your farming system and milk contact. Join us at one of our practical workshops to help you evaluate the current status of your herd and shape its future by selecting the right sires to meet your breeding goals.

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October 1st, 2019 | Posted in Meetings, News Updates | No Comments

Addington Fund Christmas Cards

Thank you for your interest in our Christmas Cards and for your support in previous years. You have indicated that you would like to receive details electronically on our Christmas Cards. This is possibly the last year that the old Society Cards brand Christmas Cards will be available on line as most of the popular designs have sold out.

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September 20th, 2019 | Posted in News Updates | No Comments

Glanmor Dispersal Sale Monday September 16th.

Trade was outstanding for the sale of Guernseys at the Glanmor dispersal sale of Guernseys and Jerseys. Helen,  Daf and Tanwen Cox had taken the difficult decision to sell their prize winning Channel Island Herd on Farm at Laugharne in Carmarthenshire.

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September 17th, 2019 | Posted in News Updates | No Comments

All Britain All Breeds Calf Show 18 - 20 Oct 2019

All Britain All Breeds Calf Show 2019 to be held over the weekend of the 18th-20th October 2019 at The East of England Showground, Peterborough. Schedule, Entry Form and Parental Consent Form

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September 15th, 2019 | Posted in Shows, Uncategorized | No Comments

UK Dairy Day Wednesday September 11th 2019

There were 11 cattle forward from 6 exhibitors at this year’s UK Dairy Day. Judging was Colin Gleed and he found his Champion in Latifa Princess Leia from Caroline and Mike Moody. In Reserve stood Lower Keigwin Crunch Starsky from the Thomas Family who also had Hon Mention with Kimcote Legend Angel 3.

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September 12th, 2019 | Posted in Shows, Uncategorized | No Comments

Show Hurdles for sale by auction 18 September

The Show Hurdles belonging to Nigel and Anne Kennard will be included in Durrants Auction on the 18th September – Lot No. 56 They can be viewed on i-bidder.com

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September 10th, 2019 | Posted in Shows | No Comments