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BRIDDLESFORD HERD TRIUMPHANT AT ENGLISH GUERNSEY CATTLE SOCIETY AGM


The Briddlesford Herd of Pedigree Guernsey cows have once again triumphed at the annual prizegiving and general meeting of the English Guernsey Cattle Society.

Of the 16 classes, cows and bulls from the Briddlesford Herd won a total of 7 and took reserve in 6 classes.

Guernsey herds from all over the country were judged on performance at the event in Sparkford, Somerset last week.

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The prestigious EGCS Award to the owner of the Family Group of 5 cows, bred in direct female line, having the highest weight of fat plus protein in the last recording year, was won by Briddlesford’s Lily family.

The award for the best performing bull was won by Briddlesford Bluebells Leopold. Leopold’s mother, Briddlesford Laredos Bluebell, was the supreme champion in 2015 at the National Dairy event.

Paul Griffin, partner at Briddlesford Farm, says:

“We are so proud of our cows. Doing so well amongst the best Guernsey cow breeders in the country, is a tribute to our herdsmen. We care for all our cows at the highest standard of welfare management.

“Anyone visiting our farm, shop and Bluebells café can see our cows daily as they walk back from the milking parlour to the pastures”.

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