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Archive Article: 1995/05/26

26 May 1995

Following a dip in the trade two weeks ago, pig prices have firmed again at York. On Monday, porkers averaged 101.2p/kg (up 2.5p on the week), cutters 100p/kg (up 5.8p), and baconers 97.6p/kg (up 5.5p). Best call of the day, at 104.5p/kg, came for a pen of cutters. Limited numbers and strong demand should now keep the trade brisk, say the auctioneers. (Stephenson and Son)

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Archive Article: 1995/05/26

26 May 1995

It may be relatively dry, but the cold evenings over the last few weeks have made shearing hard work for contractors across the country. Now temperatures have warmed up, wool is coming off more easily as Ken Hopkins, a Devon contractor based at Clayhanger, Tiverton, found out over the weekend. He made light work of Richard Blackmoors 200 Suffolk x Mules at Culm Cottage, Clayhidon, Wellington, Somerset. For shearing advice, see page 40.

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Archive Article: 1995/05/26

26 May 1995

This latest version of Opicos in-line Combi bale wrapper is fitted with a second generation micro-processing unit. It provides the operator with additional in-cab information including the exact stage of the wrapping operation reached. The on-the-move wrapper handles bales up to 1.6m (5ft 3in) diameter and 1t weight, and costs £10,450.

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Archive Article: 1995/05/26

26 May 1995

The family business at Priory Farm, Nutfield, Surrey, is multi-faceted. As well as PYO (see Farmlife, May 19), the partners have a thriving greenhouse enterprise, tea garden, fishing lakes and extensive farm shop. The last mentioned activities are the responsibilities of the Shinner sons, whose names are Nic and Anthony and not as given in last weeks article. We offer apologies for any embarrassment caused.

Nic Shinner checks the PYO asparagus fields.

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