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Archive Article: 1997/09/05

5 September 1997

Always use the postcode…. but the postman might have some difficulties getting this delivery through a letterbox. Iris, difficult to miss in her new livery, joined John Johnston of Cruckley Rare Breeds Farm, near Driffield, to help the Royal Mail promote its campaign to encourage farmers to use their postcode to mark farm machinery.

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Archive Article: 1997/09/05

5 September 1997

Medium-weight steers and young bulls averaged 100.2p and 104.7p/kg, respectively, on Monday (Sept 1). But interventions role could decline, with green £ revaluations prompting fears UK beef will become ineligible.

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Archive Article: 1997/09/05

5 September 1997

Judge M Wade (left) congratulates J Ley on his champion heifer at last Fridays Summer Classic show and sale at Hallworthy, Cornwall. Hoops Butterscotch 46 – by Mapelwood Tiger Cat – came from Mr Leys Hoops herd at Sutcombe, Holsworthy. The days top price was £1800, with averages incuding £866 for 10 bullers, £846 for 40 heifers and £587 for 26 in-calf heifers, report auctioneers Kittows.

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Archive Article: 1997/09/05

5 September 1997

Cheviot Mule ewe lambs from James Commons Crossdykes Farm go through the ring at Annan, Dumfries and Galloway last Friday. Mr Commons stock topped the trade at £81 on a day when Cheviot Mules averaged £66.50, up more than £4 on the same sale last year.

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Archive Article: 1997/09/05

5 September 1997

An agricultural guard of honour greeted the

newly-wed Mr and Mrs Ian Patrick Scaman as they left Holy Trinity Church, Bilsby, Lincs. Bride Sandra Jane Leitch, daughter of Mr and Mrs Robert D Leitch of Hedges End, Alford, Lincs, is a senior doctors receptionist. Her farmer groom is the son of

Mr and Mrs Patrick Scaman of Galley Hill Farm, Saleby, Alford, Lincs.

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