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17 Oct 2016 Stirling October trade tops at 11,000gns for overall champion

Leading the way today in Stirling having stood pre-sale intermediate and overall champion was Jonathan and Lisa Doyle's Drumhill Lord Hatfield R532.

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17 Oct 2016 Blelack female sale hits headlines with new female breed record of 35,000gns

The ringside at United Auctions, Stirling, has been left somewhat speechless having witnessed one of the most phenomenal female sales in the breed's history with Neil and Graeme Massie setting a new female breed record to the tune of 35,000gns, beating their previously set record of 32,000gns.

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Rawburn Lady Ross P889 15000gns
17 Oct 2016 Rawburn females top collective offering at 15,000gns

Leading the collective female offering today at 15,000gns was the production sale from the Elliot family's Rawburn herd in the form of Rawburn Lady Ross P889.

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16 Oct 2016 Northern Irish scoop October Stirling championship

Securing the intermediate and overall championship today at United Auctions, Stirling, under judge Robin Orr, was Jonathan and Lisa Doyle, who made the journey over from Cookstown, Northern Ireland, with Drumhill Lord Hatfield R532.

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15 Oct 2016 Two new sires join the Swordale line up

The Swordale herd of Bonnar Bridge, Sutherland-based David and Sandy Watt has this week announced the private purchase of two new junior herd sires, Blelack Topper R553 (pictured above) from the Massie family, Aberdeenshire and Deveron Kennedy R497 from Hamish and Margaret Sclater, Aberdeenshire.

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12 Oct 2016 She's The One shines at Summer Spectacular

Clinching the native bred championship honours at the Northern Ireland Commercial Cattle Exhibitor Club Summer Spectacular held in Dungannon Farmers Mart was the Aberdeen-Angus cross heifer She's The One from the Matchett family.  Home bred by the Irish import herd sire Carrigroe Fred, DOB 6/1/15 she has previously stood reserve...

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11 Oct 2016 TB testing requirements post movement

The area of TB rules and regulations has often tested the minds of many looking to purchase cattle, particularly when buying from Northern Ireland, so here's a good guide regarding the rules from the AHPA on TB testing requirements post-movement.

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Male champion Goulding Proud Boy
10 Oct 2016 Top quality cattle forward at Irish National Calf Show

The 2016 Irish National Aberdeen-Angus Calf Show took place at the GVM Arena, Tullamore, with an overall entry of more than 70 calves catalogued.

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