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The World's Largest Guernsey Cow
In the late 1920's the area of Exton in Pennsylvania in the United States was little more than a sleepy crossroads in the middle of farmlands about 25 miles west of Philadelphia. Over the next six decades the area transformed with a little help from the World's Largest Guernsey Cow and its Famous Ice Cream.
Aug 16, 2008 - 5:16:45 PM
Usefulness Of The Old Scrapbook?
At Digby's request, I arranged to have an old scrapbook containing many Guernsey newspaper clippings from the early 1950's scanned. What do I do with the scanned copies?
Apr 4, 2008 - 10:08:46 AM
The Great Guernsey Cow Give-Away
According to the BBC, "These days the competition between banks is fairly fierce and so not surprisingly they resort to incentives to attract customers. One bank in Guernsey, Ohio, United States has taken things a little step further than your regular CD or free camera. The Great Guernsey Cow Giveaway was created as a way of raising some interest. It was a story we couldn't resist finding out more about."
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Feb 13, 2008 - 1:11:42 AM
A Short History of the Guernsey Breed
Bill Luff, Vice President of the Royal Guernsey Agricultural and Horticultural Society, has written a history of the Guernsey breed, which he has kindly allowed us to reprint.
Aug 29, 2004 - 4:09:00 PM
The Cash Cow -- Guernsey, of Course
Pettings Regent Alna brings new meaning to the expression "cash cow," thanks to A. P. Herbert and the Editor of Punch magazine.
Aug 25, 2004 - 6:00:00 PM
The History of the Alderney Cow
The term Alderney Cow found in literature from Tobias Smollet to A.A.Milne, indicates a small, fawn, dairy cow, once popular in England with the landed gentry and prosperous farmers, often used as a house cow and yielding delicious rich milk and yellow cream. These animals were probably known as Alderneys because all Channel Island cattle, whether transported for sale from Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney or even France, arrived in England from the last port of call - Alderney - in what was known in the ports as the Alderney Boat. More:
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Aug 21, 2004 - 5:54:00 PM
Brrrr, Those Are Some Really Cold Cows
Teresa Starr, of the Peterborough (New Hampshire) Historical Society, tells the story of the Guernsey cattle Admiral Byrd took to the South Pole.
Aug 18, 2004 - 10:20:00 PM
The Guernsey Cow - Background and History
From a tiny island in the English Channel comes the Guernsey cow, renowed for its high butterfat milk.
Aug 10, 2004 - 5:17:00 PM