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Simmental females hit 8300gns at Carlisle

Billy Robson and family have set the prices alight in the Simmental females today at Carlisle following a steady bull trade. Taking an 8300gns call was Kilbride Farm Dora 65E, a Cairnview Snazyy sired heifer out of Kilbride Farm Dora 21T, a Seaview Prince Charming daughter and sold in-calf to Crugmelyn Brenin. Then making 5500gns…

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Sheep

Hogget trade eases as Easter approaches and springers appear

With lambing in full swing in many parts of the country there are still big numbers of hoggets being traded on a daily basis, but the first two days of this week have seen prices slide back from the highs seen over the last three weeks and markets yesterday and on Monday saw averages back…

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Dairy

2700gns bid leads trade at Sedgemoor

Buyers at Greenslade Taylor Hunt’s Annual Spring Fever Sale yesterday saw a lack in demand for fresh milk apart from good quality cows and strong heifers. Trade peaked at 2700gns for Sophie Morgan’s Penrikka Benjamin Frances Red. This March calved heifer by Mistry Springs Benjamin Red is out of an Acme sired dam. Well bred…

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NYSS: The Blue Bandits will be heading to Canada

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Competition has been seriously strong today in the beef lines with the 20 teams present being put through the paces from early on this morning as they’ve been judged on their clipping and presentation techniques by Nairn Wyllie and Robert Clarke with Bridget Borlase stepping up to the challenge of judging the ring craft section.…

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