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Designer Genes and Calf show 

Super weekend in Shrewsbury on the 11th of December at the HCBA Christmas Calf show and Designer Genes Sale.

Ruby 37th was our star selling for 10,200gns to Bowendu Herefords. It’s absolutely great to hear how happy the Bowen family are with their previous purchases from us and I’m sure Ruby will exceed expectations.

We took four young calves to the show in two separate classes. We managed to win both classes we entered.

Dendor 1 Virginian 1st in the March/April Bull class.

Dendor 1 Lilac Wine 37th 1st in one of the Junior heifer heifer classes.

Midford Herefords Won the other junior heifer class with an embryo purchased from us two years prior. Once again great to see our breeding doing well for other people.

Hereford autumn Day

Tyson did us proud at the Hereford Autumn Day. Top Price bull and sold away to his new home in Somerset.

We wish his purchasers at the Prestcombe herd all the best. We have young bulls sired by Nairobi and Moonshine for sale.


Hereford autumn Sale

Good day at the Hereford sale in Shrewsbury on Saturday 9th October.

Our 9 month old heifer Echo 39th sold for 4600gns and has gone to her new home in Scotland with Saltire Hereford’s. Hopefully we see her at some shows next summer.

Our bull also found a new home with repeat customers.

Hereford SpringSale

Our in calf heifer Keepsake 22nd sold for 4600gns and has gone to her new home in the south of England with Charlie Porter. .

Our Two bulls Tecwyn and Tredegar both sold well and are away into pedigree herds.

We look forward to hearing about the progress these three cattle make at their new homes.




Hereford Autumn day  

The first trip out in a while due to Covid 19. We took 18 month old heifer Jennefer 21st to Shrewsbury and she sold well at 3500gns to new breeders. It was also exciting to see Dendor 1 Ruby 29th top the sale at 5500gns as part of the Kilvrough Dispersal. We Purchased young bull Kilvrough 1 Thomas as part of the dispersal and are excited to see how he grows on.

Sires of the Future 

We had a very successful first sires of the future sale in Shrewsbury selling both bulls. it was extremely pleasing to see Dendor 1 Sugar Ray top the trade at 6500gns selling to new breeder Nigel Owens for his new Mairwen herd. He was the first Nairobi son sold at Auction. 

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We had plenty of success in 2019. We were Female Champion and Top Price with Dendor 1 Myrtle (Pictured Right) at the HCS Spring sale. 

We took the Junior male Championship at Three Counties and Reserve Junior Female Championship there also. We ended up doing less show in 2019 but saw our blood lines have notable succes mainly for the Bowendu Herd in taking the Royal Welsh Supreme Championship with a heifer sired by Dendor 1 Muttley.





Our last show of the year went off with a bang. Our September 2017 born Heifer Wattle took Supreme Champion on her first ever outing. March 18 Born echo won her class and took Reserve Female Champion. Anna Mary won her class. we also won the group of three class. 

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Ruby Female of The Year

Ruby capped off the Year winning the 2018 Hereford and Poll Hereford female of the Year competitions. This comes a short time after she bid us farewell and moved to South Wales. This is the fifth time in Five Years a Dendor female has won the female of the year trophy.   


Our only entry at the DGS sale sold well. Dendor 1 Molly 46th moved up to the north of England to join Mr Martindale's herd of cattle. We with him the best of luck with all of his purchases.

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Kington Show  

We had a Great day at Kington show coming home with the Supreme and Reserve Supreme Championships. Ruby took Supreme with Moonshine taking reserve. 

National Poll Show 

We had a Great day at the National Poll Show. Nairobi took the Male and Supreme Championships. Ruby was Reserve intermediate Female Champion. Lilac wine won her class. We also won the exhibitor owned group of three class for the 6th time in seven years.  

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Burwarton Show 

Gouldingpoll 1 Moonshine Won the Junior Male Native and Overall Interbreeds. 

Moonshine and Ruby teamed up to win the Fitzhugh Pairs witch is the Interbreed Pairs competition. this is the first time the breed has won this, and the second time the same exhibitor owned both of the pair. 


RWAS  championships  

Gouldingpoll 1 Moonshine Won the Junior Male, Male and Supreme Championships at the Show. Ruby won her class and took the reserve female championship. It was great to see the Timmis Family win the female championship with a Heifer sired by Dendor 1 Knuckleduster.    

RWAS  Interbreeds

Gouldingpoll 1 Moonshine Won the Junior Male Native and Overall Interbreeds. 

Moonshine and Ruby teamed up to win the Fitzhugh Pairs witch is the Interbreed Pairs competition. this is the first time the breed has won this, and the second time the same exhibitor owned both of the pair. 

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Success at Three Counties  

Dendor 1 Ruby 29th Won the female and Supreme Championship at one of the Largest shows in the UK for Herefords. We enjoyed more success with Mooshine winning The Male and Reserve supreme Championship. 

On the second day Ruby teamed up with the Moonshine to take the Reserve Native  Interbreed Pairs Championship.

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Ruby Wins Shropshire Show Interbreed

Dendor 1 Ruby 29th Won the interbreed at Shropshire County show beating off a number of different breeds. we enjoyed a good day at Shropshire also taking reserve supreme with Lilac wine 25th. Our Junior stock bull Moonshine won the reserve Male Championship as well. 

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Annual dinner Success

Dendor 1 Jennifer took the Female of the Year Trophy for Sky High Herefords after winning championships at The National Poll show, Burwarton, and The great Yorkshire. Gilbert was once again sire of the making it a hat trick of wins in

2014,2016 and 2017 

Dendor Herefords take the Supreme Championship!

DE, ED & AL Jones, Dendor Herefords, Caersws, Powys took the Supreme Championship with their Grand Male Champion Bakgard 1 Keno 1178. Danish bred “Keno 1178” is out of Bakgard 1 Alien and by Moeskaer Keno 1222. Judge Mervyn Richmond, Corraback Herefords, said of his Champion, “he’s an animal with good width and length and a real beefy bull.​

April Sale 2017

We had a successful day at the April sale in Hereford market taking the reserve female championship with our September born heifer Dendor 1 Anna Mary 32nd. This is the 5th time in five years that we have won either the female championship or reserve female championship at the April sale.    


October Sale 2016

We had a successful day at the Autumn sale in Hereford Picking up the male and female championship as well as the Atok trophy for a pair of bulls. Our 4 heifers averaged 3875gns reaching a top of 5200gns for "Anna-Mary 26th". The Male Champion "Napoleon" sold For 5000gns to Cato Herefords, Somerset. 

we would like to thank all our purchasers at the event and wish them luck.

Female of the Year 2016

Our 'Lilac Wine' was Female of the year 2016 making her the third Dendor female to win this accolade in three years. “Lilac Wine 20th” took points from her five qualifying shows which included; Shropshire County where she took the Breed Championship, Royal Three Counties, Royal Welsh, Burwarton and Pembroke County. Additionally, Dendor 1 Lilac 20th was awarded the Native & Reserve Overall Junior Female Champion at the Royal Welsh Show.

Sire of the Year 2016

Solpoll 1 Gilbert has scooped the UK Sire of the Year for the second time in three years. puchased in 2010 his potential soon came to fruition when in 2012 he took the Royal Welsh Show Supreme Championship.  Amongst a string of show successes sired by “Gilbert” are 
Dendor 1 Ruby 27th Reserve Female Champion at Anglesey, Dendor 1 Napolean Junior Male Champion at the National Poll Show, Dendor 1 Nonu Junior Male Champion at the Royal Welsh and Dendor 1 Molly 41st Supreme Champion at Kington Show. If this wasn’t enough he also sired the 2016 Female and Poll Female of the Year, Dendor 1 Lilac Wine 20th.

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