Sommet still growing fast
Sommet de l’Elevage, Europe’s most prestigious and important livestock event, will again be held in early October for it's 28th year. Located in the volcanic region of Clermont-Ferrand, home to the production of Volvic mineral water, this premier livestock event will open its doors to 95,000 visitors with over 1,500 exhibitors and profile numerous breeds of cattle, sheep and horses with in excess of 2,000 animals on show.
A 'Celebration of British Livestock' event
Shepherd Publishing would like to sincerely thank all those who supported our 'Celebration of British Livestock' event on Thursday 8th December 2016. A wonderful day.
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Shepherd Publishing were very proud to be asked to produce the souvenir programme for the Concorde 1066 event held in Battle this weekend, to commemorate the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings.
Our congratulations to everyone involved in the organisation of the event, who all worked so hard to make the event such an enormous success. Our thanks also for the very kind hospitality offered by the Ambassador to Denmark at the Danish Embassy.
We all had a wonderful time and as you can see, the boss of Shepherd Publishing even turned his hand to a little embroidery! This is a memorable tapestry which, when finished, will tour Normandy and reside in Bayeux.
For further information regarding this event, please visit www.concorde1066.co.uk
The 'Celebration of British Livestock at Christmas' event held in London on 3rd December by Shepherd Publishing was a huge success!
Photos from the event can be viewed here
A great day day out at the Ripley show for all the family, both for competitors and visitors.
John Peel aged 2 showing his Texel gimmer... I’m not sure who was the youngest!
Thomas Heslop, winner of first prize in the Young Handler class, with his MV accredited Texel Cross.
A hugely successful launch of 'A celebration of British livestock at Christmas' at the Royal Welsh. Thanks to the kind hospitality of Animax, principal sponsors' and the Shorthorn Cattle Society. An event organised by Shepherd Publishing in support of the Addington Fund. Date for your diary 3rd December 2015.
Shetland Classes at the Great Yorkshire Show
It is good to see that young people are involved in showing their animals at the Great Yorkshire Show. All members of the Klinger family, from Norfolk, were showing in the Shetland classes. Ciara aged 6 showed a Ewe Lamb, Caitlin aged 8 showed a Ram Lamb while Lukas showed in the 'Ewe 2 shear and over' class. Also showing was Amanda Cass 17, who was featured in a previous issue of Sheep Breeder. She won a 5th Prize in 'Ewe 2 shear and over' class and 6th in the 'Shearling Ewe' class, both classes with over 20 entries.
A few beef farmers and beef industry colleagues enjoying a quiet pint of Timothy Taylor's with Howard in the Rook & Gaskill in York following a hugely successful Beef Expo.
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Peter Reynolds, Managing Editor at Shepherd Publishing Ltd, was clothed on 29th April 2015 as a fully-fledged member of the Worshipful Company of Woolmen.