5 October 2001


&#8226 A NEW company Western Livestock Sales has been launched to source cattle and sheep from across Britain and Europe. Two former dairy farmers Tony Mallett and Tome Done have joined forces with JD Cattle Imports of Carlisle to import cattle from mainland Europe, in conjunction with Dutch cattle trader Joseph Broek. Farmers can arrange to visit the Continent and view stock before purchase.

&#8226 Brockholes Arms Auction Mart at Garstang, Preston, Lancs, is holding a video cattle auction on the evening of Oct 17.

&#8226 The Percelly Suckled Calf societys annual sale of 550 suckled calves will take place at Cadigan Cattle Market on the evening of Oct 15. All stock – mainly continental cross heifers and steers – can be inspected on farm during the day. All stock will be catalogued and bids by auction. &#42

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