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Limousin: Shaws Josie makes 6000gns

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Lifting weaned calf trade at Carlisle to 6000gns was the first prize heifer calf Shaws Josie (lot 74) from Michael and Fiona Burns. This January 2014-born heifer is by Powerhouse Elite and out of the Broadmeadows Cannon daughter Shaws Elegance. She was junior Limousin champion at Stars of the Future and sold away to Mr…

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Ballynahone shines brightest among the Northern Stars at 4000gns

Richard Henderson’s Ballynahone flock took the top price of the afternoon at today’s Northern Stars sale of in-lamb Texels at Ballymena. Leading the sale at 4000gns was the Knock Travis daughter HBR1300572, a gimmer out of a dam by the great breeding Douganhill McFly and in-lamb to Teiglum Vigilante. She is from the same family…

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Hat-trick for Newry Holsteins at Moira

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Leading the December offering at the Holstein Northern Ireland Sale at Moira was Jim and James Stevenson’s Newry Gold Chip Barbie when she sold for 3020gns. It was a hatrick for the Stevenson’s who took all three top spots in the pre-sale championship under judge Adam Watson. Gold Chip Barbie is out of Newry Dolman…

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Welsh Winter Fair: Updates from the Pig section

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Judging the pigs at the Welsh Winter Fair was Neil James from Raglan, he tapped out his champion pair as Messrs Roberts’pair of Modern pure-bred bacon pigs weighing 86kg to 105kg with a Welsh pair grossing 189.5kg. Reserve to them was a pair of Welsh cutter pigs also from Messrs Roberts and weighing 73kg and…

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