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Solpoll bulls dominate bouyant Hereford trade to top at 10,800gns

Northern Irish breeders John and William McMordie have enjoyed the pick of the prices at today’s Hereford sale at Hereford, selling bulls to 10,800gns and also taking the second and third top calls of 10,500gns and 8200gns, respectively. Leading the trade for the McMordies was Solpoll 1 Kitkat, a Panmure 1 Henry son out of…

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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

2550gns top at Carlisle multi breed dairy sale

Bowberhill Shottle , 2250gns

Trade at the multi-breed sale at Carlisle on Wednesday was up to 2550gns for the third prize Espland Stanleycup Angela from Alan Cannon. Sired by Stanleycup and giving 40kgs a day she sold to Mr Wilson, Blackbyres, Kilmarnock. The days pre-sale champion Bowberhill Shottle Gina from Malcolm Hutchinson traded at 2250gns to Buckabank Farm, Dalston.…

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General

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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