English Guernsey Cattle Society Blog

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 Uncategorized | 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

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

Royal Bath & West Show May 30th-June 2nd 2018. Judges Comments now available.

There were 16 cattle from 8 exhibitors forward at this years Royal Bath & West Show. Unfortunately, only three of these were in milk and the Show Society had decided to amalgamate these into one class and they also did the same to the Heifer in Calf and Cow in Calf.

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June 3rd, 2018 | Posted in Shows | No Comments

Devon County Show May 18th 2018. Judges Comments now available.

There was a really good entry of Guernseys at this year’s Devon County Show with 6 exhibitors having 19 cattle forward. Judging was Duncan Vincent and he found his Champion in Greensfield Tiller Star Pippin from the Greenslade Family. They also took Reserve with Greensfield Irish Baileys and Hon Mention with Greensfield Lady Jay.

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May 19th, 2018 | Posted in Shows | No Comments

North Somerset Show, May 7th 2018

Due to unforeseen circumstances for 2 exhibitors, there were only two Guernseys present at this first show of 2018. Judging, was Andrew Thomas and he made the Heifer in calf, Avalon Fernando Linda his Champion with the maiden Heifer Hurdlebrook MLK Meadowsweet in Reserve.

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May 7th, 2018 | Posted in Shows | No Comments