AUTUMN VISIT AND AGM – WEDNESDAY 17TH OCTOBER
Venue: The Hart of Harwell, Abingdon, OX11 0EH 10.30am for meeting at 11am
Followed by lunch
Followed by farm visit to the Spartan Herd courtesy of Mr S Hartwright
Annual Dinner & Prize Presentation Evening – Saturday 24th November at the Gatton Manor Hotel, Surrey – more details to be announced shortly
REMINDER – AGM AND FARM WALK TO BE HELD WEDNESDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER 2017. RSVP TO firstname.lastname@example.org if attending or for more details.
MANY THANKS TO ALL AT ENGLEFIELD HOME FARMS FOR HOSTING A FABULOUS DAY ON SATURDAY 19TH AUGUST INCLUDING A GREAT STOCK JUDGING COMPETITION AND BBQ!
NEW UPCOMING EVENTS…
SATURDAY 19TH AUGUST 2017
SUMMER SOCIAL KINDLY HOSTED AT ENGLEFIELD HOME FARMS, BERKSHIRE.
BARBECUE – STOCKJUDGING COMPETITION – GAMES FOR YOUNGSTERS
STARTS AT 11AM – for more information please email email@example.com
SUNDAY 27TH AND BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY 28TH AUGUST
THE SEHBA ARE PLEASED TO HAVE A STAND AT THE EDENBRIDGE & OXTED SHOW – COME AND VISIT US FOR REFRESHMENTS AND TO GET YOUR HEREFORD MERCHANDISE!!
WEDNESDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER 2017
AGM MEETING AND LUNCH TO BE HELD AT 10.30AM AT THE LITTLE BROWN JUG AT CHIDDINGSTONE CAUSEWAY, KENT
FOLLOWED BY A FARM WALK KINDLY HOSTED BY VEXOUR FARMS, CHIDDINGSTONE, KENT
FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
SATURDAY 2ND DECEMBER 2017
CHRISTMAS DINNER AND PRIZE PRESENTATION EVENING TO BE HELD AT RANDOM HALL, WEST SUSSEX. MORE DETAILS TO FOLLOW SOON…
AGM AND FARM VISIT – WEDNESDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER
The 2016 AGM was kindly hosted by Mr & Mrs S Nesbitt at Nesbitt Farms in Hungerford. After the meeting our hosts gave us a superb lunch followed by a tour of their beautiful farm estate viewing the award winning Cleland herd. Our huge thanks go to Mr & Mrs Nesbitt and all their staff for a great day.
Trip to Ireland 2016
In August 2016 we were pleased to offer members a 3 day trip to Ireland along with members of the Midlands & East Anglia Hereford Breeders Association. Members enjoyed visiting 4 farms to see the Rathregan, Coolnacritta, Grianian and UDEL herds, as well as spending a day at the wonderful Tullamore Show. Our thanks go to all our hosts for their generous Irish hospitality!
National Young Show Stars – March 2016
Congratulations to Tom Oatey, Amy Osbourne and Ella Fosten for taking part in the Beef Group Challenge at the National Young Show Stars at Malvern last week. The team represented the South of England Hereford Breeders and were sponsored by the Hereford Cattle Society and Premier Cattle Services. The team worked extremely hard, well done to them all!
Coming soon…..SPRING WORKSHOP 2016 and Young Members Event April 2016
SPRING WORKSHOP – Saturday 2nd April 2016
Kindly hosted by Englefield Home Farms, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 5JU
Arrive 10.30am for 11am start
- Demonstrations of preparing cattle for showing including washing and clipping
- Ring craft and showing technique
- Advice on cattle health from Larkmead Veterinary Group
- Nutritional advice
- BBQ Lunch
This is a date not to be missed. As well as the demonstration, members will have the chance to actively practise their show preparation and showing skills. Everyone is welcome – young breeders, those who are new to the game or those who wish to sharpen up their current skills.
Price is £5 per person. If you wish to attend or for more information please email: email@example.com
YOUNG MEMBERS EVENT – Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th April 2016
A Young Hereford Members’ Event is to be held over the weekend of Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th April, organised by Emma Smith and hosted by Mr Tim Livesey at Manor Farm, Normanton Le Heath, Leicestershire.
Age categories are as follows: 8 – 14 years, 15 – 19 years & 20 – 26 years of age.
On the Saturday Workshops will include:
Washing & Grooming, Preparing an Animal for the Show ring, Clipping & Show ring Etiquette.
The following day Young Members will undertake sessions on stock judging (for all ages). Additionally the Senior group will be entered for a competition, where they will also have to provide reasons for their placings.
There will be many Judges & Trainers, Prizes and Fun to be had.
Local accommodation can be arranged where necessary.
An fun evening will be arranged for the Saturday night and food will be provided on farm during the two days.
It is hoped that this will be the first of a number of similar events, so please support this wonderful opportunity!
For further details please contact Emma Smith on mobile: 07772 495913.
Annual Dinner and Prize Presentation Evening – 28th November 2015
Autumn Herd Visit and AGM – September 23rd 2015
Kindly hosted by Nigel, Ann & Tim Metson at Coverwood Farm, Peaslake, Ewhurst, Surrey.
Our thanks go out to the Nigel, Ann and Tim Metson for hosting our AGM and serving a delicious lunch and tea, and for showing us around the Coverwood herd at their beautiful farm in Surrey.
NORTHERN IRELAND TRIP MAY 2015
A good time was had by all on our 3 day trip to Northern Ireland, visiting some premier herds and also taking in the Balmoral Show. Our thanks go to our hosts; the McMordie and Haire families.
AWARDS DINNER – NOVEMBER 2014
Breeders exhibiting at the Newbury show in September 2014, judged by Mr A Jones.
Autumn Herd Visit and AGM
On Tuesday 16th September 2014 we held our AGM at Chinnor Rugby club, followed by a visit to Scotsgrove Farm, Oxfordshire by kind permission of James Ludgate and Michael Ludgate. Our thanks go to James and his family for hosting such a great day.
The Edenbridge & Oxted Show 2014
Breeders from the South of England exhibiting at the Edenbridge & Oxted show in August 2014, judged by Mr R Snelling from Berkshire.