This year has been one to remember in many ways, there have of course been many highlights and one subject has dominated discussion at most events – the relentless wet weather!
Looking back on 2012 it will be remembered as the first year in history that two bulls sold at six figure sums, first, in February, there was 120,000gns Limousin Dolcorsllwyn Fabio and then, in October, there was 100,000gns Charolais Vexour Garth.
Sheep trade saw some notable highlights too, with a pair of Blackface tup lambs from Dachirla grossing 150,000gns, a believed world record for a naturally conceived pair of lambs from the same dam. One of them also matched the breed record price of 90,000gns.
It’s certainly been a year of talking points, so here’s a round up of all the action as seen through the Farming Eye lens.Read more