April 14th, in BALLYVOURNEY

posted Apr 16, 2019, 1:25 PM by Ciaran Culkin   [ updated May 13, 2019, 11:00 AM ]

A brief summary of proceedngs at the meeting in Ballyvourney, Co Cork.

After some fine food in The Mills, the chairman got the meeting under way. There was a very good attendance with some travelling quite a distance to be there. The agenda had several interesting items.

These included upcoming regional meetings, a sale of dexters in Drumshambo, upcoming shows, supply of animals for the slaughter scheme. 


                                                     The Mills Ballyvourney

NEXT REGIONAL MEETING. This is to be hosted by a Mayo dexter farmer, Sean McHugh, near Ballina on June 16th. More info later under upcoming events.


Some of the debates in Ballyvourney

SALE in DRUMSHAMBO. This is to take place on May 18th. Animals for sale to be registered and in good condition.

SHOWS in 2019. Dexters are to be exibited or entered in a number of shows during the year.

DEXTER SOCIETY UK AGM. The annual general meeting of the Dexter Cattle Society in the UK, will take place in Kildare on Oct 12th. This will be a good oportunity for members of the Irish Group to attend and participate in the running of the society. More info later.

A discussion on the purchase of least one more tent, to help promote dexters and the society, at events in the different regions, concluded with a positive response from members. 

Sean Dineen then allowed attendees the priviledge of viewing a wonderful herd of dexters. After the viewing, Sean and his family followed with appetising and delicious refreshments.

A look at that lovely herd: