30th September 2016
Twenty herds situated across the country, from the far west of Cornwall to the east of Sussex, and north into Northumberland, and each challenged by a different environment, entered the South Devons’ National Herd Competition in 2016, which this year was judged by James Eustice, Philip Tully and Robert Dimond.
Autumn Show & Sale – Saturday 8th October 2016, Cirencester - 30 pedigree bulls, 32 pedigree heifers, & 2 calves - followed by Reduction of Lumbylaw pedigree herd comprising 39 cows & 34 calves, 6 served heifers
The year 2016 marks 125 years since the South Devon Herd Book Society was incorporated, and the breed has plenty to celebrate as it continues to expand across the country, bringing its benefits to beef farmers who previously knew little about this gentle, high performance breed.
Tour details have been announced for next year’s World Congress in South Africa: click to download PDF