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. 

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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12 Apr 2016 Obituary - Rae Grieve

One of Fife’s most prominent businessmen, who was also a leading breeder of Aberdeen-Angus cattle, has died at the age of 83.

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10 Apr 2016 Obituary - Hugh Neilson

The death has occurred of Mr Hugh R Neilson who was secretary of the Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society, then based at 17 Bon-Accord Square, Aberdeen, from 1954 until 1963.

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06 Apr 2016 New ruling for Irish pedigree registrations and ICBF

Members of the Irish Aberdeen-Angus Association will hopefully now have received a letter from the Society regarding ICBF and a new ruling for pedigree registrations.    The majority of other breed societies in Ireland have already adopted this system and from a breeder’s perspective it reduces duplication and saves time which has to be welcomed.     The Irish Aberdeen-Angus Association has agreed that from the 18 April 2016, pedigree certificates will only be issued as and when members register the birth of their pedigree calves with ICBF using either the Events Book or the ICBF On-Line facility.

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01 Apr 2016 Herd Book Volume 140 (calves born in 2015) Pre-order Form

Herd Book Volume 140 (calves born in 2015) Pre-order Form

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Members Notices
26 Apr 2016 Tagging notice