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Society Open Day This Sunday

The British Blonde Society are calling on new and existing Blonde cattle enthusiasts to join them for a breed open day and training event. The day which kicks-off at 11am is designed for current pedigree breeders, commercial breeders and anyone interested in the British Blonde breed. The event held on Sunday 25 March 2018 at Doncombe Blondes, Oakham Beef Unit, Portbury Lane, Bristol, BS20 7SP by kind permission of David and Sue Knight will feature all aspects involved with breeding and showing Blonde cattle. Assisting current and new members to have the confidence to prepare animals for shows and sales is always a priority for the breed society and therefore this educational event will inclu

The smell of sweet success as ‘’Sweet Pea’’ picks up Champion Baby Beef.

25 year old James Bailey from Leyburn, had a successful day at Layburn Marts Spring Spectacular where his 6 month old Blonde cross heifer, ‘Sweet pea’’ was awarded 1st prize and champion Baby Beef. Sweet pea not only caught the eye of Judge Donald Morrison, but also Buyers John Mellin and Clare Cropper who purchased her for £2050. On the day James also picked up a first prize with Ironside, his 11 month old Blonde cross Steer which later sold for £1700 to Craig Bentley and Family. James farms a 150 acres, where he runs 450 sheep alongside his recently established 10 cow commercial herd, which he is slowly increasing. All his cows are served by his Blonde Bull Penyghent Galileo. James left s

New Sale Date for rescheduled Carlisle Sale

Borderway Mart, Carlisle has released a new sale date for the early Spring Show and Sale of British Blonde Cattle, that had to be cancelled, due the the recent weather. The new date for the Sale will be Friday 23rd March 2018. Please contact the Mart if you have questions regarding the sale or contact the office for more details.

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British Blonde Society

Tel: 07725052527  Email: secretary@britishblondesociety.co.uk