The One That Got Away!

Chiltern Vale Artic has just received a proof and is the first Guernsey bull to break through the +500 GMI barrier.

He is a Glacier son of Wardour RO Fawn 2 Ex 94,who has also regained top spot on GMI in the August proof run (+499), Fawn calved whilst still at Wardour in Dorset in 2001 during the FMD outbreak and was sold with a bunch of calved/in calf heifers to the newly established Chiltern Vale herd of Steven Medlicott’s who replaced his Black and Whites with a Guernsey herd and converted to an Organic system.

Excellent Cows Jan-Jul 08

These 30 cows have been classified by the HUK classifiers so far in 2008. The top 3 were all prize winners at the 2004 Conference Show with Juno being Champion on the day with Primrose as Reserve, they both went on to be Royal Champions. They are sired by 27 …

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Lethargy or Meltdown ?

Recent figures that have come to hand suggest that the fortunes of the UK Guernsey may be in a serious decline. In recent years there have been between 1100 and 1400 heifers registered. Registrations of heifers so far in 2008 are only 436 and bulls only 9 and only 2 of those …

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Summer Show Season 2008

I apologise but the pictures in this article are not those taken during the 2008 show season, I was unable to attend the shows and hoped to use current photos but this has been vetoed. Blue Tongue restrictions severely restricted competition in 2008, with competitors unable to travel outside of the …

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The Future of the Guernsey?

Every time I switch on the radio, there are tidings of gloom and doom these days and it is easy to get depressed, but meanwhile in the real world, cows need milking twice a day and fortunately the next generation of calves are arriving and the kids involved with the …

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This website is dedicated to the promotion and, hopefully, improvement of the UK Guernsey. This will help you in making an informed choice when choosing the right Semen for your herd. Here you will be able to research and study various Guernsey cattle families. We have access to many pictures …

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