News Updates

Lady Evadne Guinness R.I.P.

Lady Evadne Guinness passed away on Sunday 7th June. The Society sends our condolences to her family and friends at this time.

Guernseys in Chile

Back in the autumn of 2018 after many false starts the Society was finally able to export semen to Chile for the first time. One of the main requirements for exports to the Americas is that the bull should repeatedly test negative for Smallenberg (at least 3 times during and after semen collection) and thisContinue reading

R.I.P. John Benham-Crosswell (Selborne Herd)

We have just been informed, by his wife Joan, that long time Associate member and past member of Council, John Benham-Crosswell has passed away from stomach cancer, his funeral was held yesterday under Covid 19 restrictions. Even in later years he and Joan regularly attended the AGM  and any local shows they were able toContinue reading

Oliver Bowden R.I.P.

The deepest condolences of the Society go out to the family and friends of former member Oliver Bowden of Mill End Farm, Hambleden, who was killed in a farm accident involving cattle yesterday, 11th May.

R.I.P. Mrs Joan Rowe

Mrs Joan Rowe, widow of Ivan, passed away on Saturday 18th April. The Society sends our condolences to her family and friends at this time.

News from HUK

News from HUK – The Telereg staff are mainly working from home but there is still a full registration service available although HUK cannot guarantee when certificates will be posted out – please continue to register your calves by Telereg or Webreg as usual. Classification – visits have now been suspended until further notice, exceptContinue reading

FOB Meeting Minutes 19 Feb 2020

A very constructive Mainland FOB Meeting was held on the 19th February – please see attached Minutes of that Meeting below, the decisions taken will be ratified at the Council Meeting on Thursday 5th March 2020. In addition to the information in the Minutes the following 32 cows out of a list of 120 have beenContinue reading