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Taugh Blane Black Knight M166, 4400gns

Aberdeen-Angus bulls met a buoyant trade, selling to a top of 4400gns at this week’s native breeds show and sale hosted by Dungannon Farmer’s Mart. Following a complete clearance, auctioneer Trevor Wylie confirmed that 10 lots were traded to level at £2793 a head – representing an increase of £308 on the same period last [...]

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United Auctions held their Annual April Sale at Islay Auction Mart when they sold 1064 cattle of all breeds. In the Angus section, steers topped at £1125 from Rockside, while heifers saw a top of £855 from Craigfad and Craigens. Top price on p/kg in the Angus steers was Rockside again selling at 309p/kg, while [...]

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Thainstone stores April low res

The Annual Spring Show and Sale of Aberdeen Angus store cattle was held yesterday at the Thainstone Centre saw a large entry which helped trade on the day. Judge for the show, Jim Angus, Bridge of Marnoch, awarded the championship to J L Morrison and Sons, Keithhall, Inverurie, with a 622kg, 25 month-old heifer which [...]

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Freddie Davison and Adrian Parke pictured with Michael Lagan

Demand was strong at Northern Ireland’s Aberdeen-Angus Club’s Spring Show and Sale of Aberdeen-Angus sired store and finished cattle. The sale attracted an entry of 150 cattle with a top price of £1380. Judge David Weir from M and W Farm Meats, Portadown, selected his champion in the form of Brian Nugent’s 585kg heifer who [...]

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The Gigginstown House Sale on behalf of Michael O’Leary’s herd takes place on Easter Saturday 19th April at 12 noon. Car park opens at 10.00am with pre sale inspections at 10.30am. To view the catalogue click here.

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A brace of native breed store cattle sales in recent days have seen strong demand for the Aberdeen-Angus cattle on offer, with Ashford on Tuesday (1 April) seeing strong demand for all ages of Angus stores. Leading the way in the volume stakes was a run of 190 Aberdeen-Angus cross yearlings from A C Hulme [...]

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It’s the longest established venue for Pedigree Cattle in Ireland and on Saturday 12th April 2014 the Midland and Western Livestock Improvement Society will hold their premier April Show and Sale in the Showgrounds,  at Carrick-on-Shannon. With 126  pedigree Angus entries, 98 bulls and 28 heifers, it is by far the biggest Show and Sale [...]

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Here’s a picture gallery from this weekend’s Aberdeen-Angus offering at Newark Livestock Market’s English Premier Show and Sale. All images available from MacGregor Photography.  

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St Fort Paxman M159

Sale leader of the Aberdeen-Angus bulls on offer today at Newark for the English Premier Show and Sale was Andrew Mylius’ reserve champion St Fort Paxman M159, selling for 3800gns. By St Fort Pedlar Medlar J833, he’s out of the Fordafourie Kris B300 daughter St Fort Pam G681 who traces back to Netherton Pam S56, [...]

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The Aberdeen-Angus championship at this year’s English Premier Show and Sale held at Newark Livestock Market today has gone the way of Tony Foster’s Rotherwick Jasper Eric M068, under judge Alistair McLaren of the Aynho herd By Rawburn Edge J983, he’s out of the Netherton Figo C244 daughter, Beeston Jacata Erica G105. This one carries [...]

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