South Devon Cattle Society of New Zealand

December 2020 Newsletter

Contents of this issue: President’s Message Advancing the Breed Breeder Profile: Kaimoa South Devons SNP Tests are now available DNA & PBB Show Results Blast from the Past In 2021 the FBNZ Hoof and Hook competition will be in its 25th year! SDCNZ AGM 2021 Reminders Promotional Material Christmas Holiday Operating Hours Click here to … Read more

2021 South Devon Calendars – Order now

The 2021 South Devon Calendars are now available to order. The A4 wall calendars have images of South Devon animals from around New Zealand each month. Price per calendar is $22.50 + gst. Calendars can also be personalised with your stud details & a front cover image for an additional one off cost of $50.00 … Read more

2020 World Congress Tour Cancelled

Dear Members It is with much regret that the New Zealand South Devon Society advises it has had to make the unenviable decision to cancel the proposed 2020 World Congress Tour. This is not a decision made lightly but, due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, the current situation is that only New Zealand residents are able … Read more

2020 South Devon Calendars- Order now

The 2020 South Devon Calendars are now available to order. The A4 wall calendars have images of South Devon animals from around New Zealand each month. Price per calendar is $22.50 + gst. Calendars can also be personalised with your stud details & a front cover image for an additional one off cost of $50.00 … Read more

New Zealand Agriculture Show Success.

Julia and Stewart Eden had a very successful show with Java Tonka Nikita winning the junior meat and wool cup. She followed this up with winning the All Breeds Heifer class!! Richard and Denise Van Asch also enjoyed a successful week, with Burtergill Bentley. Winning the Senior Meat and Wool Cup (Supreme Beef Exhibit) and … Read more

Presidents Trophy

This years winner was awarded for his amazing show results, winning both the Senior and Junior Beef Meat & Wool Cups and Overall Beef Exhibit at the 2018 New Zealand A&P Show (formally Canterbury A&P). Congratulations Richard Van Asch. Trophy presented by Bridget Lowry, Board Member.

2019 AGM and Herd Tour

This years AGM was held in Canterbury, Tuesday 2nd – Thursday 4th April. Our Tour included Bus Tour around Christchurch Post 2011 Earthquake. Rosehill Stud, owned by Alister and Jeanette Maxwell. Mt Hutt AGM on Wednesday night. Congratulations to Richard Van Asch, President and Mark Eagle, Vice President. Thursdays tours included Jeff Hockings Trethvas Stud, … Read more

Upper Clutha A&P Show. 2019

Due to the large number of calves entered, it was decided to split the bull and heifer classes up into Junior and Senior. Results will be published in the Newsletter. This year a total of 16 South Devons represented the breed at Wanaka’s Upper Clutha Show. For the South this is the last show for … Read more