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Dolgellau Show & Sale 7th January 2020

Dolgellau Show & Sale 7th January 2020

Dolgellau Show & Sale 7th January 2020

Dolgellau Show & Sale 7th January 2020

Dolgellau Show & Sale 7th January 2020

Dolgellau Show & Sale 7th January 2020

Dolgellau Show & Sale 7th January 2020

We are sad to announce the cancellation of the 2020 Welsh Black world conference which was to be held August 20th - September 5th 2020 - due to the COVID 19 pandemic


Rydym yn drist i gyhoeddi fod Cynhadledd Gwartheg Duon y Byd 2020 oedd i'w chynnal dros y cyfnod 20fed o Awst i Fedi 5ed 2020 wedi ei chanslo oherwydd COVID 19.

Update regarding the Welsh Black Cattle Society Annual General Meeting from the Trustees

With the Government advising against mass gatherings and further action relating to social distancing, self-isolation and unnecessary travel, the Society has postponed the 2020 Annual General Meeting until further notice.

Whilst this news is disappointing for everyone, we are sure that you would agree that the health, safety and well-being of our members, staff and the community is of paramount importance.


Our duty of care to our Staff means that we are fully supporting the Government’s social distancing strategy.

The Office is currently closed, however please continue to use the usual telephone number (01286 672391 - Pat Thompson) and email (Evelyn) If you have any queries and we will do our best to respond and keep you posted on further developments.

On a personal note, my message to you all, please keep safe and I pass on my thoughts and best wishes to you all at this very difficult time.

Thank you most sincerely for your understanding and patience and hope that we get back to normal service soon.

Evelyn Jones
Breed Secretary

Croeso / Welcome

As Wales' only native breed of cattle, the story of the Welsh Black is steeped in history.

For centuries these cattle have been prized posessions as they are equally at home in craggy uplands or lush lowland pastures.

This hardy breed provides high quality meat and milk.  It has much to offer modern farming systems with its ease of production and award winning succulent meat.

For over 100 years the Welsh Black Cattle Society has nurtured, promoted and sought to improve the breed - a job which is continuing...

Results from the successful online sale held by Farmers Marts, Dolgellau on May 1st can be found on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

Year Letter for 2020 is "A"

The new Kepak Welsh Black Beef Club

Year Letter for 2019 is "Z"

Click Here to view the 2020 - 2021 Sales Calendar

Annual General Meeting – Saturday 9th May 2020

Please note if you require accommodation for the Annual General Meeting – it’s a Bank Holiday (May Day Bank Holiday has been moved to Friday 8th May – 10th May).

The Evans’ (President) reside in a Tourist area of note, and it’s going to be very busy, therefore a word of warning if you are coming to the AGM you will need to allow for heavy traffic.

Please don’t be disappointed and book very early, as we understand that rooms are already filling up. Many thanks.

Contact details:
Min-y-Mor Hotel
Marine Promenade
LL42 1HW
Tel: 01341 280 555

AGM Postponed
NFU Mutual Harrisons Bibby Kiwikit Streamline Farmers Marts

Photos: Arvid Parry-Jones

Welsh Black Breed Objectives

  1. To promote the attributes of the Welsh Black, either pure or crossbred to the commercial beef industry, focusing on combining the breed’s traditional strengths with technological advances in herd health and breed improvements.
  2. Target the marketing of “Welsh Black beef” by providing instant traceability via the society’s online database system. Strategic support for all breeders, finishers, retailers and consumers will secure a premium price for a premium product.
  3. To provide an efficient administrative system for members, releasing further income to fund the development and promotion of the Welsh Black, in order to raise the breed’s profile at every opportunity.

Read our brochure here.

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