English Guernsey Cattle Society Blog

County Shows POSTPONED

The Society have been informed that the following County Shows have been postponed for the time being and the revised dates that are planned in 2020 are: The Royal Bath and West Show 2020 – 31st July – 2nd August 2020 The 125th Devon County Show is planned to be held between Friday 28th – Sunday 30th August 2020.

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March 26th, 2020 | Posted in Shows | No Comments

Kent Show 2020 CANCELLED

The Kent County Show has been cancelled for 2020, to be held in 2021 on the 9th, 10th and 11th July 2021.

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March 25th, 2020 | Posted in Shows | No Comments

Bourton Herd Sale Postponed

Bourton Herd for sale – As there will be no auctions of breeding stock for the foreseeable future the sale has been postponed, to be rearranged at a later date.

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March 25th, 2020 | Posted in Stock for Sale | No Comments

News from HUK

News from HUK – The Telereg staff are mainly working from home but there is still a full registration service available although HUK cannot guarantee when certificates will be posted out – please continue to register your calves by Telereg or Webreg as usual.

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March 25th, 2020 | Posted in News Updates | No Comments

FGB Training Day CANCELLED

FGB Training Day on Saturday 25th April has now been cancelled. It is hoped to reorganise this event prior to National Breed Show at The Dairy Show in October 2020. Members will be kept informed of future progress.

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March 25th, 2020 | Posted in Meetings | No Comments

Classification Results Nov 2019 - March 2020

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March 23rd, 2020 | Posted in Classification Results | No Comments

POSTPONED - Judges Workshop

The Judges Workshop to be held on Wednesday 8th April 2020 by kind invitation of Matt Blanch at St Andrews Farm, Andrews Hill, Billingshurst, West Sussex has been postponed until further notice in line with The Jersey Society and general advice on gatherings during the Coronavirus outbreak.

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March 14th, 2020 | Posted in Meetings | No Comments

FOB Meeting Minutes 19 Feb 2020

A very constructive Mainland FOB Meeting was held on the 19th February – please see attached Minutes of that Meeting below, the decisions taken will be ratified at the Council Meeting on Thursday 5th March 2020. In addition to the information in the Minutes the following 32 cows out of a list of 120 have been listed as potential bull dams and their owners will be contacted in due course to discuss their current pregnancies or planned matings.

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February 27th, 2020 | Posted in News Updates | No Comments

UK Cattle Lameness Conference 16th - 17th April 2020

Full details on the UK Cattle Lameness conference being held in Bristol on 16th and 17th April can be found in the attached leaflet.

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February 26th, 2020 | Posted in Meetings | No Comments

For sale Beechgroves Murtagh GMI+F 114

For sale Beechgroves Murtagh GMI+F 114 – sired by Paoki Lil Ernie out of Beechgroves Elinor 20 (3 generations of EX) this bull was shortlisted for the GGBP Bull Scheme. For more information please contact Gideon Lacey on 07720 266906 or gid.lacey@hotmail.com 3 generation pedigree here

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February 19th, 2020 | Posted in Stock for Sale | No Comments