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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April 2018 People Power South & Wiltshire 9th February 16th February 6th April
June 2018 Women and Holsteins South East 6th April 13th April 1st June
August 2018 Championship Honours South Wales 1st June 8th June 3rd August
October 2018 UK Breeding South West 3rd August 10th August 5th September
December 2018 Classification Staffordshire 21st September 28th September 6th November
February 2019 Red & White Special Suffolk TBC TBC TBC
April 2019 Diversification West Midlands TBC TBC TBC
June 2019 International Outlook Western TBC TBC TBC
August 2019 Large Scale Dairying Yorkshire  TBC TBC TBC
October 2019 Grazing Border & Lakeland TBC TBC TBC
December 2019 Succession Central Counties TBC TBC TBC


In this month's edition

February 2018 issue

The February Journal will be all about production, including all aspects such as production and fertility. For this issue, we have an article of the 220 tonne cow, Sterndale Manat Angelique, as well as featuring high production herds, cows and heifers across the UK. The HYB section will include the Australian Exchange diary, a report from Cremona and all of the action from the recent President's Medal winners' trip to Canada.

And not forgetting, the 2017 All-Britain nominations.


Future Editions

The April edition of The Journal is themed People Power. In this Journal, you can read two incredible stories from the Praire and Sherdon herds, as well as featuring a South & Wiltshire herd. You can read about the Lifetime Achievement Award, read the winning 2017 President's Medal's essay, read all about the BCBC, Semex Conference and hear the gossip from HYB Heather's time down-under! Let's not forget the report from the UK Dairy Expo, which is also home to the National Friesian Show, and the All Britain Award winners, as well as much more!


Contact the Journal Team

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Emma Yates Content Editor Responsible for The Journal 07801 568523