Dear friends,


As the world begins to open up following the COVID pandemic, we are getting very excited about welcoming overseas friends to the UK to participate in the Shorthorn World Conference 2022, it is going to be an exciting one-off celebration of the Shorthorn Breed, not only celebrating 200 years of the oldest herd book in the world, but also with a big focus on the future and how digital and scientific innovations can aid the breed’s continuous development. The organising committee is looking forward to welcoming youth representatives from each of the member countries for an organised youth programme

With the help of our kind & generous sponsors, we have put together a fantastic itinerary  the two week tour (post tour), will cover England, Wales & Scotland and includes Beef & Dairy herd visits, famous tourist attractions and The Great Yorkshire Show.

Over the next few weeks, please keep an eye out for the ONLINE CHARITY AUCTION where all proceeds raised will go towards the Youth Element of the Shorthorn World Conference,  lots include various lots of both Beef & Dairy Semen; Beef Embryos; A Commissioned Portrait; Jacket; Dairy Semen Voucher; Bulls Head Framed Photograph; 2 nights away in Hill Top Huts; One day of livestock consultancy; A night’s stay in Chilton Farm B & B; Weekend Stay for two Wee End;  An animal Portrait; 2 night away mid-week glamping experience;  Box of Scottish flowers; Silver Cow Tag pendant; Signed Exeter Chiefs Rugby Shirt. Further details & information about the auction will be sent out as they happened. Follow us on Facebook to keep up to date with conference news – Follow us on Facebook @ Shorthorn World Conference 2022.

THE BOOKING DEADLINE IS FAST APPROACHING –  The Shorthorn Society has again joined forces with Field Farm Tours to organise the extensive itinerary to book yourself on the tour follow this booking form link:

If you have any questions or need any help with your booking please feel free to contact Carolyne Cree at

Keep up to date with information on the Shorthorn World Conference 2022 on the website
Please do make contact with me if you have any questions, we have great team here to help you.

###  We hope you can join us for this once in a lifetime event  ###

Best wishes

Ros Rimmer
Breed Secretary

The Shorthorn Society & Shorthorn Sires UK Ltd