World Shorthorn Conference 2022


Caltech Crystalyx, Solway Mills, Silloth, Wigton, Cumbria CA7 4AJ

Crystalyx® feed licks supply high energy supplementation to the main forage deists of dairy, beef, sheep and deer. Packed full protein, vitamins, minerals and trace elements Crystalyx® has been extensively researched, with results consistently showing improvements in livestock performance, health and fertility.

Crystalyx® products stimulate the rumen, enhancing forage intake and digestion resulting in healthy, highly productive, profitable livestock.

Available in over 20 countries around the world Crystalyx® feed licks are economical and convenient to use, providing 24 hour a day supplementation

Morrisons Farming

Wm Morrison Supermarkets trading as Morrisons, is the fourth largest chain of supermarkets in the United Kingdom, and is headquartered in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. Founded in 1899 by William Morrison, hence the abbreviation Wm Morrison, it began as an egg and butter stall in Rawson Market, Bradford, England.

Cogent Breeding Ltd

Heywood House, Chowley Oak Business Park, Chowley Oak Lane, Chester. CH3 9GA


Cogent operates the UK’s largest bull stud. Based on the commercial requirements of today’s dairy farmer, we have successfully developed a breeding programme founded on production, type, and reliability.

Cogent was the pioneer of sexed semen technology and continues its work today to improve the process, research and development of new technologies, which will aid the modern farming business.

Volac International Limited

50 Fishers Lane, Orwell, Herts. SG8 6HN

Volac is a fast-growing, ambitious international dairy business. We are world leaders in dairy nutrition and our mission is to develop great products that advance the health and performance of consumers and farm animals. Our heritage as an innovative family business inspires us to confront the challenges in our world. We care deeply for our customers and enjoy helping our partners and communities prosper, so together we can contribute to a sustainable, healthier future.


6-2-3 Alston House, White Cross, Lancaster, LA1 4XF

Who Are We?
New Breed UK is the leading nutritional sales company in the North West of England and South West Scotland, we have supported and grown with our customers since our formation in 2005. Our unique approach to sourcing our feeds ensures we supply the correct diets at competitive prices, since 2005 we have supplied over 800,000 tonnes of dairy, beef and sheep feeds. Our team has over 250 years of combined experience in ruminant nutrition and are united by a passion for farming built on a foundation of knowledge, honesty, trust, integrity and enthusiasm.

What Do We Do?
Our individual tailored approach means, we can provide practical, scientific and value for money solutions to the opportunities our customers face. This is supported and quantified by all our team been either Cow Signal master trainers or Cow signal trained, FAR registered together with Lely and Deval robot qualified advisors.

Pennine Pneumatic Services Ltd

Pennine Pneumatic Services Ltd, The Yorkshire Air Centre, Rastrick Common, Brighouse, HD6 3DR

Pennine Pneumatic Services was established in 1991 to provide a superior compressed air service to local businesses. It has since grown to become a leading provider of complete turnkey production solutions, covering air compressors, vacuum pumps, nitrogen generators, chillers, HVAC equipment, pneumatics, pipework and assembly tools. PPS supply industry leading brands including Atlas Copco, Parker, Desoutter and Norgren and work across many industries.

Covering the plant room to the factory floor, PPS design, supply, install and maintain systems across Yorkshire, the North and the UK. Its 80 staff are based across four sites in Brighouse, Sheffield, Hull and Leigh. The company also offers breathing air quality certification and energy auditing using state-of-the-art data logging and leak-detection equipment.  

Wolfenden Concrete Ltd

Eden Works, Colne Road, Kelbrook, BB18 6SY
Wolfenden is an independent UK manufacturer of high quality, cost effective precast concrete products specifically developed to meet the needs of dairy farmers, with over 40 years’ experience.

Scotmin Nutrition

13 Whitfield Drive, Heathfield Industrial Estate, Ayr KA8 9RX

Formed in 1979, Scotmin Nutrition began as a family business supplying nutritional supplements to local farmers, growing into one of the largest supplement businesses in the UK.  Our nutritional experts have over 100 years combined experience in dairy, beef and sheep nutrition to help ensure that our customers achieve maximum performance at minimum cost.  Our product range includes mineral supplements, molassed mineral tubs, protein concentrates, forage additives and specialised products.


F Klucznik & Son T/A IAE, Mossfield Road, Adderley Green, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST3 5BW

IAE are the UK’s leading manufacturer of livestock handling and housing equipment, equestrian stabling, steel fencing and shelters. For over 50 years we have been designing, manufacturing (of which many of our processes are now automated through the use of robotic welders, laser cutting machines and much more) and galvanising all of our products here on our 36 acre, purpose built, environmentally conscious site in Stoke-on-Trent.

KBA The Financial Planning Company

21 High Street, Nantwich, CW5 5AH
KBA The Financial Planning Company specialise in helping our clients reach their financial goals through providing them with personal financial planning advice in the areas of Retirement Planning, Savings and Investments, Protection, Mortgage Advice and Alternative Investment Solutions for the more sophisticated investor. We also specialise in corporate advice for Company Pensions and Protecting your Business.

MSD Animal Health

MSD Animal Health – IdentiGEN, Block 2, Blackrock Business Park, Carysfort Avenue, Co Dublin A94 H2X4, Ireland

For over 130 years, MSD has been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world’s most challenging diseases. MSD Animal Health, a division of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., USA, is the global animal health business unit of MSD. Through its commitment to The Science of Healthier Animals®, MSD Animal Health offers veterinarians, farmers, pet owners and governments one of the widest ranges of veterinary pharmaceuticals, vaccines and health management solutions and services as well as an extensive suite of connected technology that includes identification, traceability and monitoring products. MSD Animal Health is dedicated to preserving and improving the health, well-being and performance of animals and the people who care for them. It invests extensively in dynamic and comprehensive R&D resources and a modern, global supply chain. MSD Animal Health is present in more than 50 countries, while its products are available in some 150 markets. For more information, visit www.msd-animal-health.com and connect with us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

C&D Auction Marts Ltd.

HEAD OFFICE – Longtown Mart, Townfoot, Longtown, Carlisle, Cumbria

Dumfries Auction Mart, Dumfries, Scotland

At Longtown, C & D Auction Marts Ltd. operate what is certainly one of the largest live sheep markets in Europe with major auction sales of primestock every Thursday and store stock sales each Tuesday. Sheep are consigned from the length and breadth of the United Kingdom to this mart.

Pedigree Beef Shorthorn Sales are held in Spring and Autumn with a major Annual Summer Sale in late August (Monday 29th August this year) which is an excellent outlet for herd production sales and dispersals. Large sales of Native-Breed store cattle include special sections for Shorthorn bred animals in Spring and Autumn.

Dumfries Mart serves South-West Scotland and beyond with very successful fortnightly sales of store cattle backed up by weekly primestock sales, monthly sales of pigs and dairy cattle and seasonal sheep sales.

National Milk Records plc

Unit 4, Greenways Business Park, Chippenham, SN10 1BN
National Milk Records (NMR) is the leading supplier of milk recording services in the UK, providing management information on individual cow’s performance in terms of milk quality, yield and fertility. It is acknowledged by the industry that NMR is the market leader in the provision and support of dairy software in Great Britain. NMR also supplies aggregate data to over 35 dairy industry bodies including milk buyers, AHDB Dairy and breed societies as well as forming the basis for food provenance schemes for retailers such as Tesco, Sainsbury and Marks and Spencer. The farmer is the NMR customer and our recording services reach the cows which produce 60% of the UK’s milk.

Norbreck Genetics Ltd

Norbreck Farm, Cockerham,Lancaster, LA2 0DY
A global supplier of Beef genetics to the dairy industry. All major breeds and specialist bulls for pedigree breeders.

Buitelaar Group

Unit 1A, Rossett Business Village, Llyndir Lane, Lavister Wrexham LL12 0AY

Established in 1922, with 100 years and five generations of success behind it, the Buitelaar Group specialises in providing sustainable, higher welfare beef supply chain solutions with a focus on British Beef and British Rosé Veal.

As a conscientious leader in cattle integration, Buitelaar Group supply Shorthorn Dairy-Beef into Morrisons and additionally, buy Shorthorn cull cows.