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Archive Article: 1995/11/10

10 November 1995

This Piemontese cross cow and her Blonde cross bull calf topped the bidding at £1720 at the dispersal of stock at Oak Farm, Thetford, Norfolk following the sale of the farm by the Fincham family. Also out of the same cow came a 14-month-old Blonde heifer which realised £1300. Average for cow and calf units was £979. (Lacy Scott)

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Archive Article: 1995/11/10

10 November 1995

A sign of the times. 56,000t of English wheat is loaded on to the Fu Zhou Hai at Tilbury Grain Terminal. The wheat was described as of milling specification, for human consumption. Terminal staff worked round the clock shifts to meet the customers shipping requirements in only three and a half days. It was the biggest-ever single shipment of export grain by shippers Mardorf Peach.

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Archive Article: 1995/11/10

10 November 1995

Jimmy Hull with the winner of the Wexham cup, Fortland Charter.

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Archive Article: 1995/11/10

10 November 1995

John Hall says foot problems have been rife among the tups since the wet weather made the grass grow.

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Archive Article: 1995/11/10

10 November 1995

William Workman, fieldsman with the satellite and electronic auctioneering company AgVision, videos primestock at John and David Williams Capelli Farm, Lampeter (right). The animals were later offered at AgVisions weekly sale last Thursday, at which auctioneer Ian Smethurst at Banbury (inset) took telephone bids as potential buyers watched the entries via satellite. Bids came from farmers at home and in several buying centres nationwide, including the Thainstone Centre, Inverurie (top). The Williams stock sold for 238p/kg dw. Top price among the finished cattle was 243p/kg dw. Stores made up to 164p/kg 11-month-old for 371kg green-carded Limousins.

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Archive Article: 1995/11/10

10 November 1995

Sugar beet harvesting is well under way at Easton Lodge thanks M W Harrison and Sons high-capacity, six-row self-propelled harvester. We are keeping our fingers crossed that we will meet our A and B quota of 880t.

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