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Suffolk National sale peaks at 10,000gns

21 July 2014

THERE was a strong demand for well fleshed, commercially focused ram lambs at the first Suffolk Sheep Society sale of the season, the National sale at Shrewsbury, which peaked at 10,000gns.

Store lambs sell to £72 at Skipton's opening sale

Skipton opening store lamb sale peaks at £72

14 July 2014

WITH most farms reporting more lambs on the ground because of favourable conditions in the spring, entry numbers at the opening seasonal store lamb show and sale at Skipton were at 4,087-head, well above last year’s 2,231 entries.

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Show and event reports

Holstein champion was Simon and Sian Davies, Carmarthenshire with Castellhyfryd Spirte Rosina.

Royal Welsh Show 2014: Dairy Championships

22 July 2014

The dairy breed and inter-breed classes are now complete here at the gloriously sunny Royal Welsh Show.

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Royal Welsh Show 2014: Commercial beef championships

22 July 2014

A very strong, both in number and quality, commercial beef section was judged by Richard Wright, Somerton, who awarded the supreme title to the champion heifer, Too Cool To Fool, owned by Colin and Lisa Brooke, Worcestershire.

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Show and event previews

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NSA Sheep 2014 preview: Event aims to provide advice and inspiration

18 July 2014

NSA Sheep will provide visitors with all the latest technical news and information when it takes place at Malvern in just under two week’s time. Farmers Guardian takes a look at what is in store at the event.

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Royal Welsh Show preview: Shaping up for a record-breaking event

11 July 2014

Despite challenging financial times, the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society, for which Farmers Guardian is the media partner, continues to go from strength to strength, with a 2013 surplus of more than £230,000 and all the makings of another record-breaking four-day event on the cards.

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Another bumper attendance for the Royal Welsh Show Video

22 July 2014

The Royal Welsh Show held in Llanelwedd from Monday, July 21 to Thursday, July 24, is shaping up ro be another record-breaking event. Get all the latest for the, pictures and videos here.

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AUCTION mart reports, both primestock and store, can be accessed as they are updated every day on our website.