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.
Aberdeen-Angus bulls have met a steady trade today in Stirling, but it was the pre-sale champion who took the headlines from the show and sale ring in the form of Tonley Pato N938 from father and son team of Neil and Mark Wattie, Tonley, Aberdeenshire. Born April 2013, Pato is by the Netherallan Peter Pershore E052 son Blelack Evor H929 and is out of the Hurdcott Elixier E215 daughter Tonley Princess K729.Read more
The Aberdeenshire-based Tonley herd of father and son team Neil and Mark Wattie have secured the overall championship in Stirling today, having come through as junior champion under judge Ian Mathers. Their leader was the April 2013-born Tonley Pato N938 (lot 52), a Blelack Evor H929 son out of the Hurdcott Elixier E215 daughter Tonley Princess K729.Read more
For the third year running Colin Hutchings has won the coveted Warren Trophy, awarded by the Society to a show exhibitor winning the most points for home bred stock at shows with Aberdeen-Angus classes held throughout England and Wales.Colin has had many a successful show season, exhibiting at various shows in the South West of England, as well as supporting the larger classes at National level.Read more
Veterinary student Chloe Graham is in her final year at the Royal Veterinary College, London. As part of her final year research project, she is undertaking a questionnaire based research study about the Schmallenberg virus.Chloe’s family own a small flock of Poll Dorset sheep in Somerset.Read more