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Gomer Homer dispersal peaks at 4300gns

Packed Sale Ring at Saturday's Gomer Sale

The Dispersal Sale of Tim and Alice Amery’s Gomer herd of Herefords on Saturday at Hereford Livestock Market saw a solid trade with a top of 4300gns.  Leading trade for the herd from Llandeilo, Carmarthen, was Gomer Precious Pansy F30 selling to Leslie Jackson for her Sparkwood Hereford herd, Tring. This four year old cow…

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Sheep

Texels lead trade at NSA Ram Sale, Builth Wells

Texels led the trade at the main NSA Ram Sale, Buith Wells, today, taking the six prices across all breeds and topping at 6800gns. Leading the way for the breed was the Reed family’s Scolton flock, Pembrokeshire, with their pen topper being Scolton United, a Caereinion Rocket son out of a dam by Caereinion Master…

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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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