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UK Dairy Day 2019

Many of you will have received your schedule and entry form direct but for those of you thinking of showing at Telford on the 11th September for the first time please print off as required.

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June 26th, 2019 | Posted in News Updates, Shows | No Comments

Get Well Soon Richard Griffin, Morris Grose and Tony Mallett

Our very best wishes go out to Richard Griffin of the Briddlesford herd who suffered a double stroke and a heart attack on the 5th June. He is recovering well from the strokes and his heart condition is being monitored. Our very best wishes go out to Richard for a speedy recovery.

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June 25th, 2019 | Posted in News Updates | No Comments

Royal Cornwall Show June 6th 2019.

There were 19 cattle forward from 5 Exhibitors at the Royal Cornwall Show at Wadebridge this year. Judging was Alan Thomas from Lutterworth and he found his Champion in second calver, Tredinney Garret June Amy 24 from the Warren Family of Penzance.

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June 9th, 2019 | Posted in Shows | No Comments

Royal Bath & West Show, May 30th, 2019.

There was a really good turnout of cattle at this year’s Royal Bath & West Show at Shepton Mallet, Somerset. Nine exhibitors had 19 cattle forward for Judge Andrew Thomas to inspect. He found his Champion in Latifa Princess Leia from Caroline and Mike Moody.

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June 2nd, 2019 | Posted in Shows | No Comments

Spring News 2019

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May 23rd, 2019 | Posted in News Updates, Uncategorized | No Comments

Guernsey Open Day-Clipping and Handling Demonstration.

Please note that due to a conflict of other similar events on around the original date of August 18th, we have decided to bring this open day forward to Sunday August 4th . We will meet at Hereston Farm, Blackborough, Cullompton, Devon, EX15 2DU, at 10 am for tea/coffee.

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May 21st, 2019 | Posted in News Updates | No Comments

Devon County Show May 17th 2019

There were 8 entries from 2 exhibitors at this year’s Devon County show. The Greenslade Family and Les Rocket and Tracey and Abi Marshall were the ones to present their cattle for Judge Laura Sales to inspect. Here is Laura’s Report on the Classes: It was my pleasure to be asked to judge the Devon County Show on Friday 17th May.

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May 21st, 2019 | Posted in Shows | No Comments

N. Somerset Show, May 6th 2019.

The first show of the season has taken place at Wraxall, Nr Bristol in Somerset. Three Exhibitors had 5 cattle forward for judge Robert Cornish to inspect. Champion of the day was Avalon Fernando Linda from Neil, Kim and Laura Sales.

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May 6th, 2019 | Posted in Shows | No Comments

Annual Judges Workshop 2019.

The Annual Judges Workshop was held on Wednesday April 17th at Bickfield Farm, Compton Martin, Nr. Bristol, by kind invitation of the Durbin Family. This was an ideal opportunity for the Family and staff to show off some of their stock as they are unable to get out in the show ring due to movement restrictions.

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May 3rd, 2019 | Posted in News Updates, Shows | No Comments

Merion Jones R.I.P.

We are very saddened to inform you that our valued member Merion Jones of the Aber prefix of St Clears in Wales, passed away last evening following a long battle with cancer. Merion sold his herd a few years ago but he bred some excellent bulls for the Society and his Aber Samson was also sold into the domestic market through Genus.

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