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Roundhill and Castleview Limousins hit €8200 in Roscrea

Roundhill and Castleview Limousins held their fifth biannual heifer sale at Roscrea Mart last Friday evening and yielded an impressive clearance of 94% with 25 heifers exported to Northern Ireland and the UK. Leading the way at €8200 was an extremely powerful in calf  heifer Roundhill H Giroflee 1365. Born February 2012, she is an…

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Sheep

Lanark Beltex hit 2300gns high

Beltex trade at Lanark yesterday was led by a ram from Neale and Janet McQuiston, Airyolland Waltzer at 2300gns. This Airyolland Pagan son is out of an Airyolland Pirate daughter and sold in a two-way split to Dave Thornley and Neil Caul. Second best at 2000gns was Heatheryhall Wizard, a Clary Prankster son out of…

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UK Dairy Day: Scotland win Club team of four

Continuing the Club team spirit at UK Dairy Day in the Holstein section was a team of four competition with 11 Clubs forward. Taking the overall honours were Scotland with their team of Meiklefirth Plaid Lutske from David Yates, Parkend Sanchez Tamara from Brian Weatherup, Dilandy Debonair Tabitha Red from the Yates and Lawrie families…

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Rhode Island Reds lead Craven Feather Auction

Pre-sale champions - £85 each

Top price on Saturday at the Craven Feather Auction at Skipton Auction was Trevor Hardaker’s pre-sale champions selling for £85 each. His winners were 22-week-old Rhode Island Red point of lay pullets. They were purchased by JH Whalley, of Oswaldtwistle, Lancashire. Show judge Ernest Bailey from Clitheroe, a member of Ribble Valley Poultry Club, awarded…

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