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. 

24 Nov 2014 Wedderlie Cap Centenary Year with Accolade of Scotch Beef Farm of the Year

Leading Border Aberdeen-Angus breeders, John and Marion Tilson, and daughter, Wanda Hobbs, of Wedderlie, Gordon, finished the centenary year of the Wedderlie herd in fine style with the award of the 2014 Scotch Beef Farm of the Year accolade at AgriScot.The Berwickshire farm produces top quality Scotch Beef PGI as well as bulls for the pedigree and commercial market and is recognised as one of the top herds in the country.The aim of the annual award, run by AgriScot and QMS, is to showcase excellence in the production of cattle in Scotland and raise the profile of the dedication and stock management skills behind the production of Scotch Beef.Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, Richard Lochhead, who presented the award, said: “I’d like to extend my warmest congratulations to the Tilson family.

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20 Nov 2014 Mary Smallwood Memorial Service

For all those breeders, members and friends who would like to pay their respects to the late Mary Smallwood, a Memorial Service will be held at Exford on Tuesday 2nd December at 1.30pm.

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17 Nov 2014 NADIS - Parasite Forecast and Disease Alert - November

NADIS publishes a monthly Parasite Forecast for farmers and livestock keepers, based on detailed Met Office data.

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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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