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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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Upcoming Features

Issue Feature Featured Club Deadline
June 2017 Genomics Northumbria 14 April 2017
August 2017 Dairy Day Special North Wales 16 June 2017
October 2017 Holstein Young Breeders Northern Ireland 18 Aug 2017
December 2017 Breeder Achievements Scotland TBC


In this month's edition

February 2017 issue

The February Journal is themed ‘Marketing’ and will be reporting on the Knowlesmere, TLC and Simlahill herds. 

There are also articles will include round-ups from AgriScot and the Royal Ulster Winter Fair as well as top marketing tips from industry expert Andrew Hunt, a Q&A with Butlerview Genetics and Sales Manager Declan Patten and an article on an old favourite sire, Citation R.

The featured Club is Norfolk, and you can find out more about Dann’s Dairy and HYB member Kyle Ledger.


Future Editions

In April, the theme is ‘Cow Families’ and you will be able to read about the Farrah, Melody and Rosina cow families. There will also be herd features from Abercorn, Wintersell and Moorshard, including the Belaw herd from the North East Club and round-ups of the Semex Conference, the BCBC. Not to mention you can read the winning essays of the President’s Medal Award and read all of the latest news from Holstein UK.


Contact the Journal Team

Name Position Duties Contact Number Contact Email
Emma Jones Content Editor Responsible for The Journal 07801 568523