We welcomed Peter Phythian on his first day at the Society today and he is “very much looking forward to meeting members and working with all members up and down the beef chain – breeders, commercial farmers, auction marts, processors and retailers, and to subsequently making a positive difference.”
Peter is pictured here at the recent Stirling Bulls sales with Jemma Forrest and her Champion bull Edenhurst Leader and retiring CEO David Benson.
Mains of Gallery
The Gammie family made the move from Kingswells on the outskirts of Aberdeen down to Fordoun, Laurencekirk in 1971 where father Ronald and his three sons Norman, Douglas and Alastair now farm four units at Hatton Mains, Mains of Gallery, Davo Mains and Easter Tulloch. more ….
Future beef farmers = Charolais
Future beef farmers are using EBVs and focusing on easy calving Charolais bulls, according to one leading university’s students.
Charolais was the first choice of sire for almost 50% of Harper Adams University final year Foundation Degree students completing an assignment which required a detailed plan for a new suckler herd. more …
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Charolais Youth National Stockjudging Competition
52 finalists from throughout the UK came to the Livestock Event at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham on Wednesday 6 July to compete in the Charolais Youth Stock Judging Final as part of the annual National Charolais Show. more …