Spreading the Word

Some of you may have seen the article on the front page of The Daily Telegraph Weekend Section (Sat 27th June 09) reporting on a day out at the Bath and West Show, one of the highlights of which was watching the milking demonstration, feeding the Guernsey calves and seeing the surplus milk turned into Yoghurt and Butter.

Nuthurst Sale June 09

The old established Nuthurst herd of Blyth Model Dairies were sold on 25th June 2009, the herd was established in the 1930’s by Prince Littler and the herd was purchased in the 70’s by Mr Wagstaff and was passed on to his daughter and son in law Mr & Mrs Vardy.

Remarkably the herd had been milked and managed since 1955 by the Huntley family with Stan Huntley in charge for 40 years before handing the reins to grandson Matthew Eely who supervised yesterdays sale.

Thornton Guernsey Youngstock for Sale

For sale June 2009 from the Thornton herd, Thornton Hough, Wirral, Merseyside.
There are 9 in calf heifers, 14 bulling heifers and 20 heifer calves as well as 5 young bulls.

This is an excellent opportunity to buy quality heifers from one of the best herds in the Country and from a herd with a high health status as they are regularly tested for all of the significant cattle diseases.

The Royal Cornwall Show 2009

36 females from 8 exhibitors provided the best show of the season with every class requiring Duncan Vincent to make challenging decisions and delivering an exciting climax.

Please click on the highlighted names to be taken to the CDI proof pages.