English Guernsey Cattle Society Blog

Briddlesford Harebells Victor For Sale

Are you looking for a quality bull to add to your herd? At present Briddlesford Harebells Victor is on Centre at Cogent, both sexed and conventional semen being collected for the Society and Cogent home and overseas markets – which rather says a lot about the calibre of the bull.

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October 11th, 2018 | Posted in Stock for Sale | No Comments

National Guernsey Show at Dairy Show October 3rd 2018

What a splendid display of quality cattle at this year’s National Guernsey Show. Thirty one animals from 12 Exhibitors were present for judge David Mann to inspect. Highlight of the day was an incredible Heifer In Milk class with 9 entries.

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October 5th, 2018 | Posted in Shows | No Comments

Trewey Dollar for Sale

Trewey Dollar, a Beechgroves Ezekiel son out of the 3 generations  VG/EX Trewey Penny is for sale. He was born in October 2015, so a mature bull, tested A2/A2 with a GMI+F of 237. The Dam’s breeding goes back to Rutter Bros Option Lamar and offers the new owner both an outcross on the Dam side of the pedigree together with longevity. 

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September 18th, 2018 | Posted in Stock for Sale | No Comments

UK Dairy Day September 12th 2018

There were 8 Cattle forward from 4 exhibitors at this year’s UK Dairy Day at Telford. Judging was Mr James Warren and he found his Champion in second calver, Kimcote Legend Fragrant 4 from the Thomas Family. In Reserve was her herdmate, Kimcote Legend Angel 3.

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September 13th, 2018 | Posted in Shows | No Comments

Lincolnshire Show 2019

I have been notified by The Lincolnshire Show Society that in order to celebrate their 135th year they are thinking of introducing an Any Other Dairy Breed Class to their schedule in 2019. If this is of any interest to our members and they would be willing to compete at the Show, can you please contact the EGCS Office and I can keep them informed.

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August 16th, 2018 | Posted in Shows | No Comments

Classification Results March - June 2018

Classification Results March - June 2018

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August 16th, 2018 | Posted in Archive | No Comments

Harland View Sale. Monday August 6th 2018.

Trade was excellent at Andrew and Debbie Lewis’ Channel Island Sale. their Jerseys sold extremely well with almost all lots selling at well over 1000gns. The Guernseys also sold well with over 40 lots selling at 1000gns plus. Top price was lot 289, Hartland View Katapult Puccinellia selling for 2000gns to the Durbin Family of Bristol.

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August 15th, 2018 | Posted in News Updates, Uncategorized | No Comments

Stithians Show 2018

Stithians Show 2018 was held on Monday 16th July. Guernsey entries were severely affected by the number of farms down with TB in the area, but congratulations to the Mann family for their success. Photo – David Mann with the Guernsey Breed Champion.

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

Chris Watson R.I.P.

Very sad to have to report to our members that Chris Watson passed away last evening. He had fought courageously against illness for some months and  had been in hospital last week but he died peacefully at home. Lt Col Chris Watson has been an integral part of The English Guernsey Cattle Society for many years.

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July 22nd, 2018 | Posted in News Updates, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Royal Cornwall Show June 7th-9th 2018. Judges Comments now available.

There were 10 animals forward from 5 Exhibitors at the this year’s Royal Cornwall Show. Judging was Mr Colin Evans from Carmarthen S. Wales and he found his Champion in Trewey Bruce Plum Crazy 23 from David Mann. In Reserve was Lucky Cow Princess Annabelle from Pollard and Coryn.

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June 15th, 2018 | Posted in Shows | 1 Comment