Archive Article: 1998/06/12

12 June 1998

Buyers were bidding hard for suckler cow quota at last weeks dispersal at Marshes Farm, Chipstable, Somerset. "The dearest weve ever seen it," said auctioneer Colin Venner of Greenslade Taylor Hunt, with prices topping at £174/unit. Ewes made to £72, cows and calves to £650. "A good trade," said Mr Venner, "but it wasnt that long ago that decent cows and calves could make £1000."

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