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South West Host UK Holstein Celebrations 2014

UK Holstein Celebrations to be held in the South West


Holstein UK members and cattle breeders across the country will be gathering at the UK Holstein Celebrations 2014 in June.

The event is proudly sponsored by Mole Valley Farmers takes place between the 10th -12th June, and is hosted by the South West Holstein Club.

The event starts on Tuesday 10th at 11am with a visit to the Bettiscombe Herd, Pilsdon Dairy Farm, Pilsdon, Bridport, Somerset, DT6 5NY by kind permission of RE & HE Bugler and Partners.

In the evening follows a Westcountry Evening, featuring the Wurzels to be held at Cadbury House.

On Wednesday 11th June at 12pm a visit to the Moorshard Herd visit by kind permission of K & SG Miller & Son at Moorhard Farm, Dunwear, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA7 0AD.

The event culminates with Holstein UK’s Genetic Elite Sale at Sedgemoor Market, offering cattle breeders the opportunity to market the very best of their breeding programmes and this annual sale provides the ideal platform to showcase what the UK has to offer, there is a pre show parade on Wednesday 11th at 4pm. The Genetic Eleite sale is on Thursday, beginning at 11am.

After the pre-auction parade on Wednesday evening there will be a gala dinner at Cadbury House Hotel.

Andrew Clements, South West Holstein Honorary Secretary and pedigree dairy auctioneer with Greenslade Taylor Hunt said: “We are really pleased to be working with Mole Valley Farmers which will see members from around the country descend on the South West for the event. I have already received a lot of interest from members and I am delighted with the response already shown – we have a very exciting few days planned.”

For more information on Holstein UK visit or contact Lynette Smale, Holstein UK on 01923 695282

For information on the Elite Sale contact Greenslade Taylor Hunt  on 01278 410250 or [email protected]




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Mole Valley Farmers Newsletter, Issue 600

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