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On-farm auctions are becoming a popular alternative sales platform for breeders of high-health status, performance-recorded breeding rams. Most sheep trading is still done through breed society sales and one-to-one direct transactions. However, breeders with large numbers of rams to sell believe one-day auctions, hosted on their own farms, make sense in both economic and convenience terms. Debbie James finds out more.  Auctioneer Clive Roads, of McCartneys, says there can be benefits to both sellers and buyers. See also: Calls for earlier […]