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. 

16 Jun 2016 Society launch DNA working group

It was agreed at the November 2015 Council meeting and announced in the winter newsletter that all calves entering the Herdbook from January 2017 would have to be tested for sire verification and myostatin status, provided the tests could be undertaken at an acceptable cost.

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Summer Herd Visit Advert
04 Jun 2016 Border Club - summer herd visit

The Border Club will be hosting a summer herd visit on the eve of 8th June at the Borewell herd, Ber...

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25 May 2016 Strong interest for Aberdeen-Angus genetics at Beef Expo

Beef Expo at Bakewell Livestock Centre saw an incredibly busy day for the Aberdeen-Angus stand, with a constant flow of enquiries throughout the day and the team coming a credible runner up in the beef breed society stand competition.

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24 May 2016 Final leg of the Azores tour - by Johnny Mackey

Its been a busy couple of days on the Forum so forgive me for rolling two days into one for the purposes of keeping you all updated.

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23 May 2016 Day two from the Azores - by Johnny Mackey

The second day of the European Angus Forum included a visit to a tea plant and a farmers’ cooperative.

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21 May 2016 European Angus Forum – diary from the Azores by Johnny Mackey

Alex Sanger and I joined the European Angus Forum tour in Lisbon airport early Thursday morning (19th May).

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16 May 2016 Sign up to a YDP workshop at Beef Expo and get the chance to win a heifer

Young beef cattle enthusiasts visiting the Aberdeen-Angus stand (number 42) at this year’s Beef Expo will get the chance to be entered in to a prize draw to win a pedigree heifer, kindly donated to the Society’s industry leading Youth Development Programme (YDP) by Kevin Moores of the Formby, Liverpool-based The Moss herd.

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North East workshop
21 Apr 2016 North East England Aberdeen-Angus Club host show and sale workshop

More than 50 people attended the North East England Club's show and sale workshop held at Adrian and...

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Members Notices
16 Jun 2016 Tagging notice