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A Passion For Longhorns Pays Off

A Passion For Longhorns Pays Off Chloe Palmer came to find out more about the Stanley family and their exceptional breed of Longhorns. The article can be found in the Farmers Guardian. Click the images below to enlarge.



Blackbrook Longhorns Achieve Remarkable Result

Blackbrook Longhorns Achieve Remarkable Result   For the first time ever the Longhorn Cattle society have decided to offer herd classification to the members. The ‘Blackbrook’ Herd was assessed on July 14th 2017 by two classifiers Mr Meurig James & … Continue reading



Blackbrook Production Sale May 2016

Blackbrook Production Sale 2016 BLACKBROOK LONGHORNS TOP AT 5,700GNS   John & Pat would like to thank customers old and new for their support at the Blackbrook Production sale. The Blackbrook Longhorn production Sale for John and Pat Stanley proved … Continue reading



On Your Farm – BBC Radio 4 Interview

On Your Farm Britain’s Longhorns Going Global One of Britain’s oldest breed of cattle, the Blackbrook Longhorn are now on a farm on the other side of the world in Australia. Pat Stanley has been working with this rare breed … Continue reading



Lord Plumb of Coleshill celebrates his 90th birthday

Lord Plumb of Coleshill celebrates his 90th birthday at Springbarrow Lodge Specialists in longhorn cattle breeding     Lord Plumb of Coleshill celebrates his 90th birthday at Springbarrow Lodge the home of the ‘Blackbrook Longhorn’ herd. The day was enjoyed by many … Continue reading



Countryfile comes to the home of ‘Blackbrook Longhorns’

Countryfile Specialists in longhorn cattle breeding   In April BBC Country file’s  Adam Henson came to Springbarrow Lodge the home of ‘Blackbrook Longhorns’ to talk to Pat about his hero & hers the 18th Century Livestock Breeder ‘Robert Bakewell’. Bakewell … Continue reading



TRIP TO AUSTRALIA 2015

TRIP TO AUSTRALIA 2015 Specialists in longhorn cattle breeding   In June John flew down to Australia to take a look at the Longhorns which are now wandering around down under. This is the third year of visiting Richard & … Continue reading



Blackbrook Longhorns – 11th March 2015

Blackbrook Longhorns – 11th March 2015 Specialists in longhorn cattle breeding   The Blackbrook Herd of Pedigree Longhorns was established in 1989. Proven genetics in the showring/field and on the plate. Winners of 6 National Championships, 4 Longhorn Society ‘Bull … Continue reading



The Blackbrook Herd of Pedigree Longhorns – 1st March 2015

The Blackbrook Herd of Pedigree Longhorns – 1st March 2015 Specialists in longhorn cattle breeding   The Blackbrook Herd of Pedigree Longhorns was established in 1989. Since that time our sole aim has been to produce animals of high genetic … Continue reading



Article in the Olympic edition of the Country Life Magazine

Article in the Olympic edition of the Country Life Magazine Specialists in longhorn cattle breeding   Article in the Olympic edition of the Country Life magazine – Gold Medal for the best beef in Britain. Please click on the image … Continue reading