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Another "Blue" Wins the Champion Rosette

11th December 2017
An excellent show of Cast Cows was forward for St Boswells Christmas Show with Champion going to Messrs Neill, Upper Nisbet with a British Blue cross cow 796kg, 203p/pkg, £1615. [more]

British Blue X Heifer Christmas Champion at Dumfries

11th December 2017
C & D Auction Marts held their Christmas Show of Primestock in Dumfries on Wednesday 6th December when 38 Prime Cattle were presented to the judge Norman Hall, Fraser Butchers, Stranraer, who after careful consideration found his Champion with a British Blue x Heifer (535kg) shown by Niall Goldie and Ben Radley which sold at 360p/kg £1926.

Bentham Christmas Rearing Calf Show and Sale

6th December 2017
The Christmas Show didn't disappoint at Bentham Auction Mart, with 133 calves forward, met by a full complement of buyers from as far as Durham, Cheshire & York, along with the local Farmers. [more]

British Blue X Reserve Champion at Skipton

26th November 2017
Local breeder John Stephenson, of Bordley Green Farm, Bordley, with his first prize and reserve champion female British Blue-cross heifer. [more]

British Blue Cross is Champion at Middleton-in-Teesdale

13th November 2017
A Superb British Blue Cross heifer took the Championship at Middleton-in-Teesdale, consigned by the White family, Rigg Farm. She went on to realise the top price of £3500 and was purchased by the judge David Jarman.

British Blue Cross is Champion at Middleton-in-teesdale

Youth of the Blues Workshop Weekend

20th - 21st January 2018
By kind Permission of Adam & Jessica Neachell, Cromwell Herd, Aldridge, Staffordshire.
Please register with the BBCS office if you are interested 01768 870522.

Superb Trade for British Blue's at Kirkby Stephen

1st November 2017
Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart held their annual prize show and sale of Suckled Calves on Monday 30th October 2017. [more]

British Blue Cross Takes Tow Law Championship

30th October 2017
British Blue Cross Champion at Hexham Tow Law Prize Show and Sale of Suckled Calves. [more]

British Blue Cross Takes Champion at Skipton

11th September 2017
A British Blue-cross bull calf from JP & KE Hartley of Lane House Farm, Beamsley, took the Championship and made the day’s top call of £555, the highest price of the year to date, at the Autumn Rearing Calf Show at Skipton on Monday 11th September. [more]

BVD Eradication Scheme

23rd August 2017
The Scottish Government have launched a public consultation on the next phase of the BVD eradication scheme, it will be open for 12 weeks and is available at: https://consult.scotland.gov.uk/animal-health-and-welfare/the-bovine-viral-diarrhoea-scotland-order-2018

British Blue Cross Heifer Makes Top Price at Carlisle Suckled Calf Sale

22nd March 2017
Securing the top price at the Carlisle spring suckled calf show & sale was a British Blue cross heifer shown by Neil Hardisty of Ennerdale. [more]

British Blue Cross Heifer is Craven Champion

20th February 2017
Sheila Mason was supreme champion with an eight-month-old British Blue-sired heifer at the Craven Champions’ double-header, the annual opening show and sale of store cattle with show potential at Skipton Auction Mart. [more]

British Blue Cross Heifer takes Supreme Championship at Wigton

12th December 2016
Hopes Auction Company, Wigton held their Christmas Show & Sale of Primestock on Saturday 3rd December 2016. [more]

Successful Pedigree Calf Walk for British Blues

16th November 2016
British Blue breeders took top prizes at the recent Pedigree Calf Walk in Anglesey. [more]

Kersey herd wins Improved Herd Award for the British Blue breed

14th November 2016
The Kersey herd, owned by R Partridge and Son Ltd, has been recognised by AHDB Beef & Lamb as the Most Improved Herd of British Blue cattle in England in 2016. [more]

Over 50 British Blue Heifers average £1154.60 at Kirkby Stephen

Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen mart held their annual Prize show and sale of Suckled calves, on 31st October 2016. [more]

BVD and Pedigree Suckler Herds

18th April 2016
Pedigree breeders who buy, sell or show cattle are aware of the importance of knowing their herd is free from disease and protected against potential infection. [more]

Hexham Suckled Calves

21st March 2016
Supreme Champion and top price went to a May 2015-born heifer out of a pure Limousin cow by a British Blue bull, bred and exhibited by John Smith-Jackson, Haltwhistle. It went on to sell for £3,400 to Julie Sedgewick, Aycliffe, Co Durham.

British Blue Cross Bullock wins Hexham Christmas Primestock

15th January 2016
Hexham and Northern Marts Christmas primestock show was won by a British Blue Cross bullock from Messrs Rochester & Murray, Glebe Farm. The bullock weighing 559 kg sold at 370p/kilo realising £2068.30. [more]

British Blue Steer Tops Skipton Primestock Show

6th January 2016
The 2016 Prime Show season opened at Skipton Auction Mart with a high quality entry of 59 cattle on Monday 4th January and a good show of buyers. [more]

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