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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

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

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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