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Suncrest Provides White Galloway Semen to the Dairy Industry – June 2017

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Suncrest has recently been contracted to supply bulk semen to LIC for the Dairy Industry. A semen bank from Stud sires “Suncrest Arctic Bayley” & “Whisperings Jasper” has been purchased by LIC from Suncrest Stud and straws are now being made available through LIC’s network to dairy farmers all across…

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11th World Galloway Congress, Scotland – August 2016

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Suncrest’s Karen & Bob Curry attended the 11th World Galloway Congress in Gretna Green, Scotland from 5-10 August 2016, along with 14 other Breeder members from NZ! As soon as good friends and fellow Galloway breeders in Germany – Cord & Martina, knew the Curry’s were attending the Congress, they…

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Rare Breeds Society inspect Suncrest’s White Galloway Cattle – May 2016

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The Rare Breeds Society of NZ conducted a field tour in conjunction with their 2016 AGM which was held at Staglands Wildlife Park in the Akatarawa Valley near Upper Hutt. As part of that Field Tour members visited nearby Suncrest White Galloway Cattle Stud on Sunday 15 May to inspect…

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Suncrest’s Stock Do Well at the Galloway Cattle Society of NZ’s Annual Virtual Show – April 2016

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Yearling heifer Suncrest Arctic Katelin (HBN 15866) took out Champion Yearling at the Galloway Cattle Society of New Zealand’s Annual Virtual Show which was held in New Plymouth on 16 April 2016. This show was for all Galloway breeds (Whites, Standard & Belted), and Suncrest Arctic Katelin then went on…

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On Farm Post Mortem Reveals Mystery Surrounding Sudden Death of Apparently Healthy Calf – February 2016

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On 6 January 2016 Suncrest cow Ngutunui White Trixie (HBN 12209) gave birth to an apparently healthy bull calf, which grew into a particularly active calf attaining all of the development milestones generally at or ahead of normal times. On the morning of 18 February 2016, at ~ 6 weeks…

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Results from White Galloway Colour Inheritance Research Seminar – Schleswig-Holstein, Germany – 8 September 2014

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Following the World Galloway Congress in Wildeshausen, Germany, Karen & Bob attended the White Galloway Colour Inheritance Seminar which was held in Nevesdorf in the Schleswig-Holstein region of north-east Germany on 8 September. This Seminar was arranged by local breeder & good friend Mechthild Bening, and was hosted by RSH,…

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10th World Galloway Congress & Farm Visits, Germany – September 2014

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Suncrest’s Karen & Bob Curry attended the 10th World Galloway Congress in Wildeshausen, Germany from 2-7 September 2014. The World Galloway Congress are held every 2 years and this is the 4th one with Suncrest representation, previous ones being New Zealand in 2008, Denmark in 2010, Canada in 2012 and…

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Suncrest receives top awards for White Galloways at the 2014 Society’s Virtual Show – April 2014

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Suncrest’s White Galloway cattle received top awards at the Galloway Cattle Society of New Zealand’s (GCSNZ) Annual Virtual Show at a prize-giving ceremony held in conjunction with the Society’s AGM at Alexandra, Central Otago in April 2014. Senior Cow – ‘Suncrest Arctic Dale’ took out the Champion Senior Award for…

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DNA Results Validate and Assist Suncrest’s Herd Selection Programme – August 2013

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Whilst in Canada attending the World Galloway Congress, fellow Canadian Galloway breeder John McIllwraith introduced Bob & Karen to the Igenity Profile System whereby using the power of DNA, Igenity can help to understand and manage the potential for cattle to perform and transmit traits of economic importance. Igenity profile…

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World Galloway Congress – Canada, 2012 and USA farm visits – Oct/Nov 2012

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Karen and Bob took the opportunity for the third time to represent Suncrest Stud and New Zealand at a World Galloway Congress, this time held in Guelph, Toronto, Canada from 2-6 October. The Congress is held every second year, with each member country getting a chance to host the Congress…

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