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. 

14 Nov 2014 Aberdeen Angus breed of choice at Corbo dairy farm for 17 years

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.

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12 Nov 2014 Stored semen and myostatin status

Do you have semen stored either in your own tank or with any of the major AI companies?

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11 Nov 2014 Stirling Bull Sales - Accommodation offer

February Bull Sales – Stirling Auction  Mart

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31 Oct 2014 Quality throughout for Winter National Show

Agri Expo has once again played host to the Aberdeen-Angus Winter National Show with Hamish Slater of the Deveron herd judging what he described as "a phenomenal show of cattle throughout the classes."

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30 Oct 2014 Genetic Improvement

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...

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28 Oct 2014 Black Beauty Bonanza moves to a Friday

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.

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28 Oct 2014 Winter National Show - Friday 31st October

The Aberdeen-Angus Winter National Show is the place to be onFRIDAY 31ST OCTOBERat AGRI EXPOBORDERWAY MARTCARLISLE at 10.30am

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27 Oct 2014 Netherallan Peter Pershore E052 dies

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...

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