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Next year’s national beef event, Beef Expo 2011, will be held at Newark Showground in Nottinghamshire on Thursday, May 26

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Results from the South East of England Club’s herd competition are in with the competition being divided in to three sections with some 16 herds entering

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Neville and Ivan Forsythe's Moneymore herd came second in the Large Herd section and they won the cup for the Best Cow Family in the N.I. Aberdeen Angus Club Herd Competition. The prizes were presented at the Club's Annual Barbecue in Dungannon. Included are back from left: John Coultrip, Kent, Judge of the competition; Ivan and Neville Forsythe and Leo Colgan, Agri Business Manager, Northern Bank, Magherafelt, Sponsors. Front: Claire Forsythe, Dianne Forsythe and Demi Clarke, Moneymore.

Results are hot off the press for the 2010 Northern Bank Herds competition ran by the Northern Ireland Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Club, where the quality of stock was described as “simply outstanding”

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Blackhaugh Time F610

The largest ever order of UK Aberdeen-Angus genetics has been secured by a British company. The order comprises 100,000 doses of British Angus semen which is destined for Brazil. More is in line to follow over the next two years

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This year’s Beef South West 2010 is an event not to be missed. A specialist event for the suckler and dairy beef industry at an easy to reach location in Exeter, the event has everything for the pro active beef producer and those looking at starting a beef enterprise

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Sian Sharp with her Aberdeen-Angus floral display at the National Show

Those of you who were present at the Aberdeen-Angus National Show would have seen the stunning floral display that Sian Sharp produced for the Society’s stand. The Berwickshire News picked up on this and you can read the full story on why Sian chose to do such a display and what this means for her [...]

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Gail Matchett and Libby Clarke go through the entries already received

The closing date for entries of the Inaugural Native Breeds Championships is drawing close and James Graham, Director of Agriculture reminds breeders to complete their entries without delay.

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For those of you who missed BBC Radio 4′s On Your Farm programme which went out on Sunday morning at 6.35am, you can listen to it live by clicking here. Interviewer Tom Heap speaks to Pual and Kirsty Westaway, Gloucester, about what makes the perfect steak and how important DNA analysis is in the search [...]

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August 6th 2010

Fature: Kelvin Green

Kelvin Green of Cowlease Farm, Romsey, knows how to tackle BVD in his suckler herd

Tackling BVD in your suckler herd can improve fertility and boost calf numbers as proved on one Hampshire suckler farm

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June and Martin Whiting of the Lakweood herd

The Lakewood Herd owned by Martin and June Whiting, of Morpeth, Northumberland has been recognised by EBLEX as the Most Improved Herd for the Aberdeen Angus breed

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