The British Lop Pig Society Newsletter | March 2017
7 March 2017
Our March 2017 Newsletter is now available to view here
2017 Show Dates
Wishing a successful show season to all our members and friends of The British Lop Pig Society. Following an excellent show year in 2016, please find below a listing of upcoming shows for the year ahead - please double check dates with the shows in question as The British Lop Pig Society can not…
CALL FOR HELP: British Lop Pig Survey 2016
22 November 2016
Recently, members of the society were asked to return a blood line survey, in order for the society to monitor the total numbers of males and females alive, for each blood line.
A total of 114 surveys were sent out, but only 51 have been returned. This is very disappointing and prevents us…
Paul Eustice: A message Julian Collings; previous Society President
28 October 2016
On Monday the 17th October after an 8 year battle with cancer Paul Eustice passed away peacefully. Co owner of the Bezurrell herd of British Lops (oldest herd in the society) and the Tregotha herd of South Devon cattle with his son Giles who is also our society chairman.
In the past few days I…
Rounding up a fantastic Lop of the Year final 2016 at Melton Mowbray
1 October 2016
Thank you to all our exhibitors for presenting yet again such a fantastic representation of the breed.
Huge congratulation to Giles Eustice for his Champion Lop of the Year Bezurrell Supreme 16 and for reaching his third LOY win….an accolade only held previously by the Edgars Bakers herd….look…
LOP OF THE YEAR AND MELTON SHOW AND SALE ‘16
31 August 2016
Our annual Show & Sale, held on the 9th & 10th September at Melton Mowbray offers you the very best chance in the calendar year to see the finest British Lops that have competed at shows across the country during 2016.
The sale show will be held on the Friday followed by the LOP OF THE YEAR…
3 Counties Show Results
18 August 2016
Thanks to Rachel for the following write up on 3 Counties Show.
We saw a good line up of lops at the show this year with 3 exhibitors taking part we start with the boar born before Jan '16 of which there were 2 entries from Giles Eustice. There was 3 entries in the boar born after 1st Jan in…
11 August 2016
A gentle reminder about our first British Lop Pig Society merchandise, launched in May, our Love A Lop labels have been a huge success so far, perfect for branding meat packs displayed on butchery counters and at farmers' markets, but can also be used on boxes, bags and much more, making them a…
Royal Cornwall Show Results
4 August 2016
A huge thanks to Emma Collings; society Secretary, for the following write up on Royal Cornwall Show, held at the beggining of June.
There were three exhibitors forward at Royal Cornwall 2016, with good numbers of pigs in the home county of the breed.
Giles Eustice, Catherine Nicholas and the…
South of England Show Results
4 August 2016
Once again, a huge thanks to the Edgars for the following write up on the South of England Show '16
On Thursday the 9th June, the British Lops were put before John Millard from Cambridgeshire at the South of England Show.
The show, which runs for three days, in Ardingly, Sussex, is one…