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BPA Breed Survey 2017

The 2017 BPA Breed Audit is underway so please take a few minutes to confirm what pedigree stock you have alive. This information is critical to the future of our breed and gives a picture in time of how the … Continue reading

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Membership Renewal 2017/2018 *NOW DUE*

Dear GOSPBC Members All subscriptions are valid until 31st October 2017. You will need to renew your membership after that date or from now on. Remember you have only 30 days to renew. You can use the form below just mark … Continue reading

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GOSPBC Champion of Champions 2017

This years Champion of Champions was held at the Malvern Showground on Sunday 24th September with pigs forward from the herds of John Lightfoot, Mike Smith, Judith Sims, Sarah Whitley, Jonathan Furber and Malcolm Hicks. Judge Julian Newth form Somerset … Continue reading

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National Young Stars 2017

Once again the Club sponsored the ‘Spotty Trotters’ team of Oliver Lightfoot, Sarah Whitely and Ella Kirtley at this years event held at the Malvern Showground. In a hard fought contest judged by James Sage & Nick Kiddy they were … Continue reading

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Membership & Renewal Form Changes

The paypal link on this form is currently not working. If you fill in a new membership form or renew via the website you can still pay the club using paypal via gostreasurer@hotmail.com Alternatively you can make an internet banking … Continue reading

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Nottinghamshire Show 2017

Results here http://www.nottinghamshirecountyshow.com/competitors/livestock/ There was a good turn-out of GOS breeders and their pigs over the weekend 13/14 May at the Nottinghamshire Show. Malcolm Hicks returned to showing with a beautiful team of GOS pigs and scooped up the prizes. It … Continue reading

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AGM Info Update

Please see EPSON-AGM Info Dear Members If you are planning to attend the AGM please let me know Secretary Marlene Renshaw – email marlene12@john-lewis.com or telephone contact details on back page of Spot Press. You can also get Nomination forms for … Continue reading

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GOS Pigs Arrive in USA

Recently i was able to assist Luther & Julie Clevenger of Oregon USA by making introductions to Wendy Scudamore to arrange the export of some new GOS blood to the USA. Wendy with the help of Chris Impey took the … Continue reading

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Mandy Garbutt – Resignation

Dear GOSPBC Members As of now I have resigned from the GOSPBC committee & as editor of Spot Press. I trust to have served you well during the years I have been on the committee & hope you have enjoyed … Continue reading

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Pigs & Avian Flu Update

Official BPA Guidance for Pig Movements and Avian Influenza Our membership survey suggests that up to 75% of BPA members keep poultry as well as pigs. The purpose of this document is to guide pig keepers on the impact of … Continue reading

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