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Show Success 2015

Bagnell Javelin continued his success and was first in his class and Breed Champion at Dorset County Show in September.

Also at Dorset County Show, Bagnell Onyx was Female Junior Champion.  It was all very exciting and we came home with 3 silver awards!

At the Honiton Show, our yearling bull, Bagnell Orion was Reserve Breed Champion and continued his success at both Gillingham & Shaftesbury and Melplash Shows by coming first in his class. 

We were very pleased that our Senior Bull, Bagnell Javelin, was 1st at the Three Counties Show in Worcestershire.  We also had a 2nd prize with our Pair of Yearling Heifers and another 2nd prize with our Group of Three.

Our bull calf, Bagnell Panther, was first in his class at the Bath & West Show held at the end of May.

At the North Somerset Show, our first show of the season, Bagnell Onyx was successful in achieving a 1st in her class and was Reserve Breed Champion, and together with Bagnell Orion, was successful in winning the pairs class.

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Welcome to Hillcombe Farm

Hillcombe Farm nestles on the eastern side of the Blackdown Hills and is a specialist pedigree Red Devon breeding farm where the Bagnell Herd are located.

Red Ruby Devon cattle are beautiful, docile animals. They are hardy and tolerate extremes of climate and are a great choice for conservation grazing as recommended by Natural England. The meat from these animals is tender and is unrivalled in texture and flavour. Red Ruby Devons are not only hardy and easy to manage but they are excellent, easy-calving, milky mothers.

Red Ruby Devon cattle originated in North Devon in the UK, but there are also large herds in New Zealand, Australia, Brazil and the USA, where they were first imported by the original settlers.

The Bagnell Herd has stock of the highest quality and breeds foundation stock for other Red Devon breeders.