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Classification Results Nov 2018 - March 2019

Classification Results November 2018 - March 2019

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March 5th, 2019 | Posted in Classification Results, News Updates | No Comments

Dispersal Sale Lower Keigwin Herd 15 March 2019

Forthcoming Sale – the Lower Keigwin herd of Melville Jelbert will be sold on Friday 15th March 2019 by Kivells at Exeter Livestock Centre. More details to follow. Also selling at Exeter market 3 homebred bulls from the recently dispersed Fairfield herd of Chris and Louise Carpenter.

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March 5th, 2019 | Posted in News Updates, Stock for Sale | No Comments

Surplus Greensfield young stock for sale

The Greensfield herd of Martin, Caroline and Emma Greenslade have a surplus of Guernsey heifers (lucky them) and have around 40 head of youngstock ranging from calves to bulling and in calf heifers to offer for sale. Please contact Caroline on 07742 664938 or greensfieldguernseys@icloud.com

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February 20th, 2019 | Posted in Stock for Sale | No Comments

Change of date for Judges Workshop

Please note the change of date for The Judges Workshop which will now be held on Wednesday 17TH APRIL 2019 at Bickfield Farm, Compton Martin, Bristol, BS40 6NF by kind invitation of the Durbin family. This date falls within the Easter School holidays so we hope to see as many younger members present as possible.

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February 16th, 2019 | Posted in Meetings, News Updates | No Comments

Chris Carpenter - get well soon

Our very best wishes go out to Chris Carpenter who has been involved in a serious farm accident, being crushed by beef bulls. He has undergone 7+ hours of surgery, pinning all of his ribs in place and resecuring his muscles.

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February 14th, 2019 | Posted in News Updates | No Comments

The first 4M Sexed Semen from Mainland bulls is now available

The first 4M Sexed Semen from Mainland bulls and Conventional semen is also available from Beechgroves Excalibur and Briddlesford Harebells Victor, see full details on the pedigrees. Briddlesford Harebells Victor Beechgroves Excalibur

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December 17th, 2018 | Posted in Semen for Sale | 1 Comment

Welsh Dairy Show 2018.

The Welsh Dairy Show was held on Tuesday October 30th at the United Counties Showground, Carmarthen. There were six animals forward from three Exhibitors, and thanks must go to them for keeping a Guernsey presence at the Show. Judge Kim Sales reports.

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October 31st, 2018 | Posted in Shows | No Comments

ABAB Calf Show - Handling Classes 2018

All Britain All Breeds Calf Show 2018 – Handlers Classes. There were 11 Guernsey Handlers taking part at the ABAB Calf Show’s Handling Classes at the weekend. All coloured breeds are judged in the same class so our young people have added pressure on them.

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October 23rd, 2018 | Posted in Shows | No Comments

Cowsmopolitan coverage of ABABCS 2018 - Judges Comments now available.

Congratulations to the Guernsey Calf Champions at the All Breeds All Britain Show! Champion Calf Trewey Legend Rosie (Legend), R Norman. Reserve Champion, Je-Taime Double L Bijou 2 (Double L), R Norman and HM Champion Calf Kimcote Sam Cowslip 3 (Sam), AD & RM Thomas.

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October 22nd, 2018 | Posted in Shows | No Comments

A mix of cattle for sale from the Trewey Herd

For Sale – A mix of 10 in milk cows and heifers, also in calf heifers from the Trewey herd, Zennor, Cornwall. For more details contact David Mann on 01736 796443 or james.d.mann@btinternet.com

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October 19th, 2018 | Posted in Stock for Sale | No Comments