News and Features

A snap shot of the latest news from the society including shows, sales, our youth development programme and from our regional clubs. 

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27 Jan 2015 Retailers and processors back Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society DNA sampling

Leading retailers and processors have put their weight behind the Aberdeen-Angus Society’s ongoing D...

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15 Jan 2015 Irish Aberdeen-Angus breeder takes silver in World Social Media Competition

A competition on the social media site Facebook has seen the Irish-owned Aberdeen-Angus bull, Rosemead Karona take the silver medal position in the Angus Champion of the World category of www.championoftheworld.net.

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12 Jan 2015 NADIS - Parasite Forecast and Disease Alert - January

Parasite ForecastLice and Sheep ScabNADIS publishes a monthly Parasite Forecast for farmers and livestock keepers, based on detailed Met Office data.

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19 Dec 2014 Pre/Post Purchasing a Breeding Bull

Practical advice from Gavin Hill from SRUC on purchasing a breeding bull, enjoy.  

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17 Nov 2014 NADIS - Parasite Forecast and Disease Alert - November

NADIS publishes a monthly Parasite Forecast for farmers and livestock keepers, based on detailed Met Office data.

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14 Nov 2014 Aberdeen Angus breed of choice at Corbo dairy farm for 17 years

For more than 17 years, Aberdeen-Angus cattle have been the beef breed of choice for County Tyrone dairy farmer Alan Liggett.Mr Liggett runs a herd of 160 commercial Holstein cows on 250 acres at Corbo Farm, on the outskirts of Clogher. “Aberdeen-Angus bulls have been used at Corbo since I started dairy farming in 1997,” explains Alan, who established the farm business when he left school.Holstein AI sires are used across the herd from December to May and an Aberdeen-Angus bull is used on heifers and as a sweeper.

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12 Nov 2014 Stored semen and myostatin status

Do you have semen stored either in your own tank or with any of the major AI companies?

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