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Hair Sample Hi Res

Cattle breeders now have the opportunity to obtain more information about an animal’s genetic potential very early in its life, especially for economically important traits like feed efficiency, marbling and tenderness.

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An Aberdeen-Angus open day is to be held at Westside, Edzell, Angus, on Saturday, May 29, by kind permission of Lord Dalhousie’s Burghill Farms.

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Entries are now being accepted by the Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society for its suckler herd competition, sponsored by Lloyds TSB Agriculture and Bank of Scotland.

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Cogent stud extension

The commitment of cattle breeding specialists, Cogent, to British agriculture has moved up a gear following the official opening by founder and owner, the Duke of Westminster, of a new extension to the company’s bull housing facility at Beachin Stud in Cheshire

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Less than eight years after opening a semen store with a capacity of over a million doses of semen, UK Sire Services have opened a new store more than three times the size of the original.

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Entry forms for YDP now on line on brand new YDP page

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A group of young Netherton bulls

The Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society has been fortunate in having one of its most progressive young breeders as president over the past year. Thirty eight year old William McLaren is one of the youngest ever incumbents of this high office and, as the fourth generation of the McLaren family who have been stalwarts of the Aberdeen-Angus breed for 86 years.

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An order for 100 straws of Aberdeen-Angus semen for export to Estonia from a top breeding bull in the Rosemount herd has been confirmed at this week’s bull sales at Stirling.

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