LEADING the beef shorthorn trade at Stirling at 6,500gns was the roan August 2012-born bull, Chapelton Festival, from Donald Biggar, Castle Douglas. By Glenisla Banqo out of Chapelton Duchess, it sold to D. Calder, Aberfeldy.
THE Aberdeen-Angus female trade was led by the dispersal of the Glenbuchat herd on behalf of David Sole, Donside, Aberdeenshire, which peaked at 8,200gns for the six-year-old cow, Glenbuchat Blackcherry H080 by Rawburn Lord Ross out of Huxton Blackcherry.
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More of That has given Phil and Sharon Sellers from Lincoln their fifth Countryside Live supreme championship. Earlier in the day the 604kg 15-month-old heifer by Fieldson Alfy, took the Limousin-sired and heifer title before going on the take the top spot.
Inter-breed (Judged by breed panel). Supreme, J.R. and C.A. Daw, Jubilee Excitation Ceres 2 (Jersey); reserve sup., S.P. and S.R. Davies, Castellhyfryd Spirte (CORRECT SPELLING) Rosina (Holstein).
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Preparations are once again underway for Borderway Agri-Expo, which brings together the best of pedigree and commercial showing classes, along the opportunity to find out about key developments in the livestock industry.
The one-day Dairy Show takes place at the beginning of October. Katie Jones takes a look at what is in store for visitors.
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NORTH Wales farmer Rhisiart Tomos Lewis, who runs a herd of 140 dairy cows with home-bred dairy heifers near Llangybi, Gwynedd, was presented with the Farmers Union of Wales and HSBC award for a person who has made an outstanding contribution to the Welsh dairy industry.
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