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Young members and new society members workshop weekend

Over 50 young Beef Shorthorn enthusiasts and new society members met at Hanley Broadheath, Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire at the weekend to participate in a series of hands-on workshops, presentations and discussions including embryo transfer, EBVs, stockjudging and showring preparation skills. The event was rounded off with a farm tour led by hosts, Martyn Moore and Jo Kolind and the opportunity to view their Wenmar herd.

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Beef Shorthorn females increase by 1400% 2002-2015

Beef Shorthorn females increase by 1400% 2002-2015

Did you know that the Beef Shorthorn had the highest percentage increase in pedigree breeding females between 2002 and 2015? An increase of 1400%. These figures have been released today by DEFRA stating that 78% of native cattle breeds have seen an increase in pedigree breeding females since the first inventory was published in 2002.

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Overwhelming demand for Caramba Beef Shorthorns during first online sale

Lot 18 Topping the online sale at 4000 euros was this eye catching yearling "Lakefield Jane" purchased by Libby Clarke, Lurgan.

Lot 18: Topping the online sale at 4000 euros was this eye catching yearling "Lakefield Jane" purchased by Libby Clarke, Lurgan.

Final bidding has been wrapped up on the first online sale of cattle hosted by the all new platform www.pedigreesales.co.uk . Caramba Beef Shorthorns were the first client to utilise this method of selling, with owner Tom Staunton listing a fine selection of stock from his prize winning herd.

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Beef Shorthorn – the GO to functional suckler cow

Martyne Moore amongst his Wenmar herd with partner, Jo Kolind and daughter Lucinda

Martyn Moore amongst his Wenmar herd with partner, Jo Kolind and daughter Lucinda

75 entries, Worcester Sale on Saturday 24 September

The society sale at Worcester on 24th September is fast approaching. And with 75 entries, it is a promising start to a new sale in the South of the country. Member Martyn Moore comments on the success of the breed ahead of the sale...

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Morrisons to launch a new Shorthorn Beef range

Morrisons to launch a new Shorthorn Beef range

After six years of working in partnership with the Beef Shorthorn Society, Morrisons is excited to announce the launch of a Shorthorn Beef brand under their ‘Best’ range in selected Morrisons stores by September.

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Beef Shorthorn continues on a roll

Geoff Riby

The Beef Shorthorn Society has reported yet another record uptake. Registrations increased by 8.92% to 3,833 head in the last 12 months, adding to the five year trend – up by over 39% since 2010. In addition, membership rose by 11% to 842, a 42% increase in the last five years, society president, Geoff Riby told the annual meeting in Stirling.

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