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by Mark Bowles
Tue Jun 23, 2020 9:12 am
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: Phillipa Laing RIP
Replies: 4
Views: 214

Phillipa Laing RIP

Very sadly Phillipa Laing passed away peacefully on Sunday 21st June. A real dedicated passionate dexter breeder for what seems like a million years, her herd prefix of Templeton will be in most dexter pedigrees somewhere. She will be missed on the show circuit especially down in her Devon home coun...
by Mark Bowles
Sun Jun 14, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: Orphan Calf
Replies: 2
Views: 178

Re: Orphan Calf

Keep the milk going for a while yet, she needs to be on the hard food proper before you wean her off.
by Mark Bowles
Mon Jun 01, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: Heavy Breathers?
Replies: 1
Views: 288

Re: Heavy Breathers?

Must admit I have has a couple, nothing wrong with them.
by Mark Bowles
Sat May 30, 2020 7:05 am
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: Cull cow
Replies: 6
Views: 592

Re: Cull cow

I have just run a cull cow into JS Meats at Uttoxeter, they paid £130 per kg deadweight for my dexter but just check if you ring them. They only kill 2 days a week and you have to be there for 7.00am.
by Mark Bowles
Mon May 04, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: virtual agricultural show
Replies: 3
Views: 1041

Re: virtual agricultural show

Well done Louisa.
by Mark Bowles
Fri Apr 10, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: Pleasure in difficult times
Replies: 6
Views: 1657

Re: Pleasure in difficult times

Very nice Stephanie.
by Mark Bowles
Tue Apr 07, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: Pleasure in difficult times
Replies: 6
Views: 1657

Re: Pleasure in difficult times

We are blessed as owners and breeders to be able to just about work as normal on our smallholdings, I for one am very grateful.
by Mark Bowles
Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: Guinea fowl
Replies: 3
Views: 1241

Re: Guinea fowl

That's very random Louisa, but I hope you can find some.
by Mark Bowles
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: York Auction Centre sales cancelled
Replies: 4
Views: 1289

Re: York Auction Centre sales cancelled

After tonights announcement by the PM I assume cattle sales are not a reason to travel.
by Mark Bowles
Wed Feb 05, 2020 12:22 am
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: Brexit...what next?
Replies: 4
Views: 1576

Re: Brexit...what next?

I think that dexters will come to the fore more than at present as native breeds get recognition by the environmental schemes and hopefully the public start to recognise their low impact value.
by Mark Bowles
Mon Feb 03, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: Life and Times of Dexters signed by author
Replies: 18
Views: 4480

Re: Life and Times of Dexters signed by author

Very many thanks to all who looked. Very sincere thanks to Mark Shimwell for his most generous bid and also putting the book back into auction. If anyone is interested in the book please let me know. As Duncan has closed the book on the Australian Support fund any bid for the book will be donated to...
by Mark Bowles
Thu Jan 30, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: Life and Times of Dexters signed by author
Replies: 18
Views: 4480

Re: Life and Times of Dexters signed by author

Polly Putney has bid £50 on the facebook site.
by Mark Bowles
Mon Jan 27, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: Life and Times of Dexters signed by author
Replies: 18
Views: 4480

Re: Life and Times of Dexters signed by author

Hi Duncan, I will send you a message
by Mark Bowles
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: Life and Times of Dexters signed by author
Replies: 18
Views: 4480

Re: Life and Times of Dexters signed by author

Mark, the appeal is specific to Austrailian dexter owners affected, the money goes to their society for distribution to those in trouble.
by Mark Bowles
Wed Jan 08, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Board
Topic: Life and Times of Dexters signed by author
Replies: 18
Views: 4480

Re: Life and Times of Dexters signed by author

If anyone wishes to bid and is not a member of the discussion board then please send me an email (info@dextercattleforsale.co.uk ) and I will put the bid up for you.
Mark