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Archive | November, 2009

Carlisle Texel females sell to 2400gns top call

In lamb Texel females reached a high spot of 2400gns at Carlisle on Saturday in the 1st Choice collective female sale. Heading up the sale was the best of the day from Messrs Scott’s Drumpark flock, Banff. Their sale leader was a March 2008-born daughter of Cowal Maverick ouf of a dam by Tamnamoney Gladiator […]

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Baileys Suffolks sell to E2800 top call

Top price in the production sale from Tom Bailey’s Suffolk flock at the weekend was a E2800 call for a March 2008-born daughter of Rhaeadr Rossi. This one, HJW K96 is out of a Stockton Almighty daughter and goes back to Cairness Court. Sold in lamb to Solwaybank Special One, this one sold to Iain […]

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Taking Stock Welsh Winter Fair coverage

I’m concious that many of you will be at home today wanting results from the Royal Welsh Winter Fair. Unfortunately, I have to be in the FW office today, so can’t be in Builth to bring you results until tomorrow. Then, of course we will bring you full championship results and as many of today’s class […]

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National Holstein show rebranded

The National Holstein Show will open up its doors to other breeds for the first time next year as Holstein UK stages the first ever National All Breeds Show at Stoneleigh. Holstein UK chief Greg Ward says he hopes the show will attract entries from all the major breeds. “If people are going to come […]

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Top dairy genetics go under the hammer

The Black and White annual sale at Borderway Mart, Carlisle next weekend (5th December) will offer visitors the opportunity to acquire descendants from some of the world’s biggest cow families, with more than 100 lots representing some of the finest Holstein and Jersey bloodlines.   The sale comprises descendants from some well known names including […]

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Strong prime cattle trade at Newark

This week’s prime cattle sale at Newark once again attracted one of the strongest trades seen in the UK and what is possibly the biggest entry too, with 722 cattle offered on Wednesday. Topping the prime cattle was a Blue cross steer from John and Debbie Madeley from Ross on Wye at 214.5p/kg, wiht the overall […]

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Another busy weekend ahead for sheep breeders

This weekend is set to be another busy one for pedigree sheep fans with two major sales happening either side of the Irish Sea. Across the water in Eire Tom Bailey will hold the 12th annual production sale from his Baileys flock of pedigree Suffolks, with 65 shearling ewes and 31 flock age ewes on […]

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Aberdeen Angus Scottish calf show results

As Rab has rightly pointed out I’ve omitted to bring you up to speed with the results from the Aberdeen-Angus calf show held at the RHWF yesterday, so here are the headlines. Overall champion and male champion went to Alistair Clark with Duncanziemere Jaguar J306. This one is by Aln Governor and out of Duncanziemere […]

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RHWF cattle auction results

Apologies for not getting the top prices from the sale to you yesterday, unfortunately I had to dash back to the airport to get the flight home again – as it was I needn’t heva rushed with the plane delayed! However, back to the reason for the post – the auction results. The champion made […]

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RHWF Baby Beef title to Patons

Champion in the Baby Beef championship here at the RHWF was Monzie Spinner, a Limousin cross steer from the Paton family, Spott. This one was born in August last year and weighed in at 525kg.

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