News and Features
A snap shot of the latest news from the society including shows, sales, our youth development programme and from our regional clubs.
AHDB (EBLEX Division) is exploring the opportunities to help the beef and sheep sector the make better use of genetic improvement tools in the future. To this end EBLEX has commissioned Abacus Bio of New Zealand to undertake a review of the genetic improvement of beef cattle and sheep in...Read more
The Black Beauty Bonanza show of Aberdeen-Angus calves and yearlings will be held at Thainstone Centre on Friday 21st November, with the show starting at 1.00pm followed by the junior showmanship competition in the evening starting at 6.30pm.Read more
It's a sad day for the Shadwell herd as they have announced the death of noted herd sire Netherallan Peter Pershore E052. Peter Pershore has without doubt left his mark in the breed, firstly in the Blelack herd where he has sired many top price bulls at Stirling and has also...Read more
The dispersal of David Sole's Glenbuchat herd saw a strong trade for youthful cows and strong calves at foot with many new faces bidding for the finer lots. Sale leader at 8200gns was Glenbuchat Blackcherry H080, a September 2008-born Rawburn Lord Ross C216 daughter out of a Tofts Laird daughter, Huxton Blackcherry A064.Read more