The Journal

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This section of the site is dedicated to the Holstein UK Journal. The Journal is produced six times a year, reporting on current issues, news, events and updates on the dairy industry, the Holstein and British Friesian breeds and the Society. To subscribe to The Journal and receive the latest issues on time, please download the relevant form which can be found below. Subscribers of The Journal are now eligible for Dairy Pro points as Holstein UK develops a relationship with Dairy Pro. Dairy Pro is the UK dairy industry's first ever register for professional development. If you subscribe to The Journal, you can add this to your Dairy Pro account. Find out more about Dairy Pro.

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Publish Date

February 2019 Red & White Special Suffolk 30th November 7th December 1st February
April 2019 Diversification West Midlands 1st February 8th February 5th April
June 2019 International Outlook Western 5th April 12th April 7th June
August 2019 Large Scale Dairying Yorkshire  31st May 7th June 2nd August
October 2019 Grazing Border & Lakeland 2nd August 9th August 27th September
December 2019 Succession Central Counties 20th September 27th September 15th November


In this month's edition

December 2018 issue

The December Journal focuses on Type Classification and how this can be used to benefit you, and your herd. Featured profiles include Stowbeck, Studdah and Oakroyal Holsteins with features on the history of type classification, linears and the Worldwide Classification Workshop.

You can also read the regular breeding features; Bull Blogs and Sire in the Spotlight, as well as industry news, show reports from The Dairy Show and The All Breeds All Britain Calf Show, and the regular Sales feature.

Future Editions

February 2019 issue

The February Journal is the first in a series of six to celebrate The Journal's centenary year. This edition, focused on Red & White Holsteins will feature a number of farm profiles, reports from the autumn shows and the young breeder's success in Cremona at the Open Junior Show. The shortlist for the All Britain Awards will be published, along with further information on the President's Medal finalists.


Contact the Journal Team

Name Position Duties Contact Number Contact Email
Emma Yates Content Editor Responsible for The Journal 01923 695200
Please note that Emma is currently on maternity leave, therefore the above contact details are for Head Office where the team will be happy to assist you.

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Previous Journal Editions

Online Journal 2009
Online Journal 2010
Online Journal 2011
Online Journal 2012
Online Journal 2013
Online Journal 2014
Online Journal 2015
Online Journal 2016
Online Journal 2017
Online Journal 2018