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.
For more than 17 years, Aberdeen-Angus cattle have been the beef breed of choice for County Tyrone dairy farmer Alan Liggett.Mr Liggett runs a herd of 160 commercial Holstein cows on 250 acres at Corbo Farm, on the outskirts of Clogher. “Aberdeen-Angus bulls have been used at Corbo since I started dairy farming in 1997,” explains Alan, who established the farm business when he left school.Holstein AI sires are used across the herd from December to May and an Aberdeen-Angus bull is used on heifers and as a sweeper.Read more
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