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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...

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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.

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Latest news

Dolgellau November Sale Report 2022

There was a great show of quality Welsh Black Cattle on show today!

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Anglesey Winter Fair 2022

Braf gweld y aelodau ar Gwartheg Duon yn cael llwyddiant yn y Ffair Aeaf yn Sir Fôn! Great to see members and the Welsh Blacks ...

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Monmouth Sale Report & Show Results

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