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23 Nov 2016 Strong entry of Aberdeen-Angus calves forward for Pedigree Calf Fair

The Pedigree Calf Fair, held at Balmoral, was yet again another success for NI breeders, with a strong entry of Aberdeen-Angus for judge William McLaren of the Netherton herd. 

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21 Nov 2016 Record entries for Black Beauty Bonanza

A record entry graced Aberdeen and Northern Marts at Thainstone on Friday for the Black Beauty Bonanza. Organised by the North East Aberdeen-Angus Club with Glenrinnes Farms Ltd – owned by oil tycoon, Alasdair Locke - as main sponsor, the show attracted 109 entries from leading herds throughout Scotland, plus another five in a new class for commercial steers and heifers.

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17 Nov 2016 Shadwell clinch top spot at East of England Smithfield Festival

Yesterday's Aberdeen-Angus calf show at East of England Smithfield Festival saw Robert Clarke and his team from Shadwell Estate Co stand at the top of the line under judge Alex McLaren of the Aynho herd with Shadwell Blue Belle R822. 

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Mogeely Lord Blender R399
14 Nov 2016 Mogeely leads Irish Premier Show and Sale

Leading trade at €4000 at the Irish Premier Show and Sale at the weekend was Albert and Jennifer De Cogan, selling the 13-month old Mogeely Lord Blender R399.

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14 Nov 2016 Retties Lady Ruth R329 features in Stars of the Future interbreed line up

Continuing their strong run of success from the Winter National Show in Carlisle, Richard and Carol Rettie were yet again on winning form this time in Stirling for the Stars of the Future Calf Show, where their August 2015-born yearling heifer Retties Lady Ruth R329 took the senior Aberdeen-Angus championship and then caught the eye of interbreed judge Philip Halhead to take the reserve senior native interbreed title.

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Thirsk Calf Show Champion LOW RES
14 Nov 2016 Lady Ruth family continues to shine on winter show circuit

The Lady Ruth family from Richard and Carol Rettie continued its winning streak this time to take the championship honours at the North of England Club Calf Show held at Thirsk Auction Mart at the weekend. 

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South West Beef Event native champ LOW RES
14 Nov 2016 Liss Turbo sired heifer takes native title at South West Beef Event

Flying the flag for Aberdeen-Angus sired commercial cattle in the show ring at the recent South West Beef Event was Michael Kirby at the halter of Hubba Bubba, a cross heifer by Liss Turbo.

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Cornwall Calf Show LOW RES
13 Nov 2016 Lynher Valley on winning form at Cornwall Calf Show

Taking the championship rosettes home from the Cornwall Calf Show, judged by Richard Tully, was Gayle Bersey with her April 2016-born heifer calf Lynher Valley Peanut S082. 

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