Results from The Royal Bath & West of England Show
6 August 2017
Thank you to John Flay for coming to judge the classes. Sadly we had a disappointing number of only 6 British Lops at the show from 2 exhibitors. That said, both Beverley Wills and The Collings Family put on a fantastic display of some very good pigs.
The first class was the July Gilt class;…
Results from the Royal Welsh Show 2017
6 August 2017
After a relaxing day on Monday, judging for the British Lops began on Tuesday. Unfortunately, both Derek Harrison (Penllwyn herd) and Giles Eustice (Bezurrell herd) were unable to make the show on this occasion.
Judged by Mr Kevin Matthews, first in were the January boars, 1st went to the…
Results from the Royal Cornwall Show 2017
6 August 2017
This year’s Royal Cornwall Show saw a whopping 36 British Lop entries. The Eustice Family, John Flay and The Collings Family all helped to achieve a record entry for the show with 261 pigs entered in total!
Judge for the day was Mr Richard Brown from Lancashire.
To start the show was the July…
The British Lop Pig Society Newsletter | March 2017
7 March 2017
Our March 2017 Newsletter is now available to view here
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…