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Archive Article: 1999/01/29

29 January 1999

Buyers from across the UK attended Frome market recently for the winter store sale. Upwards of 600 stores were sold, and trade jumped by an average of £50 a head, says auctioneer David Lock. British-bred cattle attracted buoyant trade, notably a pen of light Aberdeen-Angus steers which fetched 144p/kg. Standard green-ticketed Continentals made 100-110p/kg.

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Archive Article: 1999/01/29

29 January 1999

Stranded. Sheep at Stoke Canon in Devons Exe Valley had to seek whatever dry ground they could after extremely heavy rain overnight flooded much of the valleys farmland. These animals were later rescued by their owner and moved to safer and drier grazing.

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Archive Article: 1999/01/29

29 January 1999

"A modern, superbly-balanced heifer with a great udder and strong, black feet." Thats what judge Harri Evans (left) said about this heifer at Lancaster last week. To find out more, see page 33.

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Archive Article: 1999/01/29

29 January 1999

Designed to weigh fertiliser in a spreader, pigs in a crate, bales on a spike or forage in a feeder, the A-frame weigher from Vleibo (right) and Hoopman Holaras use strain gauges to weigh the contents of linkage mounted implements.

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Archive Article: 1999/01/29

29 January 1999

Frosty slippery conditions in cattle yards and driveways can be lethal both to man and beast. Trimas new sand, salt and gravel spreader could provide a quick and easy solution to such problems. A loader bucket fitted with a hydraulically raised and lowered front section is vibrated by a hydraulic motor to encourage the material to dribble through a grill. Two sizes are available – 1.8m (6ft) or 2.2m (7ft 4in) – with prices starting at about £1000.

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