The Northern and Midland Longhorn Breeders clubs have joined forces and arranged a showing workshop day for anyone who is interested in show cattle preparation, from washing, drying to clipping and dressing on Sunday 15th May 2022.
All areas of show preparation will be covered by the expert herself Thea Woollatt.
It will be a great opportunity for new and long standing showmen and women to pick up tips and keep up to date with the modern day show preparation, equipment and standards.
The day is to be hosted at the home of the Longbridge herd of Longhorns by kind invitation of Jane Grant. Jane's address is Longbridge House Farm, Stillington Road, Easingwold, York, North Yorkshire, YO61 3ET.
Arrival from 10am for a 10.30am start and stopping for lunch around 12.30 then finishing off around 4pm. Lunch is offered at £10 per head payable on the day.
If you are interested in joining us for an educational day out then please get in touch with your numbers to help with catering for lunch by Monday 9th May 2022.
To book your place please contact either,
Graham Walker (Northern group) Walkergraham93@gmail.com
Saxby (Midland group) firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to retirement, Messrs Brigg are dispersing their farm machinery and equipment on Thursday 19 May. Of particular interest to members may be equipment suitable for Longhorn cattle, and a showing box containing a comprehensive set of showing kit.
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The Longhorn Cattle Society will being exhibiting at this event, so please make sure to visit the stand if you are attending.
The event, which is the largest technical beef event in the UK will be a celebration of the British Beef Industry.Bringing together the very best in British commercial and pedigree cattle, equipment, ground-breaking developments, and show classes for everyone involved in the industry, NBA Beef Expo is a celebration and exploration of everything British Beef has to offer
As well as the event at Darlington Market on Saturday 28 May, there are two farm visits on Friday 27 May.
Click here for information on the farms being visited, and how to book
Click here for the event website.
As part of the market's beef suckler day, Longhorns have been entered.
Click here for the catalogue for the Tanfield herd dispersal
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With a change to the normal format, the Midland Group AGM will also be the opportunity to enjoy a social occasion too.
It is to be held on the 29th May at 11am at The Threshing Barn, The Milking Parlour, Southwood House Farm, Calke, LE65 1RG.
Group members are asked to gather and hold the AGM at 11am, and then Sue Hallfield will take members on a tour of her herd of Stabiliser cattle, and the theory behind them.
Liquid refreshments will be available from The Milking Parlour, with the provision of the pizza oven being lit for anyone wishing to have pizza.
The tour of the Stabiliser herd is open to all members, not just those in the Midland group. Anyone who wishes to attend should let Claire Saxby know by 21st May on email@example.com to allow the host to make arrangements for catering.