Farmers Weekly Interactive

Saying “I do” in a cattle market

I wouldn’t say that ’livestock market’ and ‘romance’ go hand in hand, but there’s a first time for everything.


A couple from Dumfries and Galloway have exchanged wedding rings IN the ring at their local auction mart in Newton Stewart.

The wedding party made their way to Craig Wilson Ltd, the bell was rung and the bride entered the ring just as the livestock do…

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In addition to his usual duties, the best man also had the job of ’selling’ the young bull and heifer…

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‘The happy couple are Edward McNeil of Carseriggan, Kirkcowan and Rachel Miller of Brownhill, Whithorn. Hats off to them for being such good sports and having a wedding with a difference.

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As far as we know this is the first time that a wedding has taken place in a cattle market sales ring, but email if you know otherwise.

Rachel Jones


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