English Guernsey Cattle Society Blog

A2 status of bulls registered from 2013

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April 1st, 2019 | Posted in Semen for Sale | No Comments

Pedigree Information

The English Guernsey Cattle Society abide by the AHDB Dairy and Holstein UK established Code of Advertising. The information provided is taken from the figures for each bull following the Breed evaluation in December 2018. The source of this information is as follows AHDB – Mainland UK Bulls CDCB – USA Bulls.

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March 29th, 2019 | Posted in Semen for Sale | No Comments

Will you help the Carpenters?

As most of our members are aware Chris has recently had an on farm accident which is terrible at the best of times but has also come right at the time they are ceasing farming at Fairfield. The family would be very thankful for any help towards getting them settled to their new life.

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March 17th, 2019 | Posted in News Updates | No Comments

Classification Results Nov 2018 - March 2019

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March 5th, 2019 | Posted in Archive | 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.

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December 17th, 2018 | Posted in Semen for Sale | No Comments

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

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