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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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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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06 Oct 2016 Aberdeen-Angus success in Germany

Located right next to the world-famous Oktoberfest grounds, the 126th Bayerisches Zentral-Landwirtschaftsfest (Bavarian Central Agricultural Festival or ZLF)  took place at the end of last month.  

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06 Oct 2016 Aberdeen-Angus store trade round up

It's been a busy store trade seeing over the last few weeks with auctions reporting a strong demand for Aberdeen-Angus store cattle.

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30 Sep 2016 Tree Bridge herd leads Carlisle autumn sale at 3800gns

Borderway Mart, Carlisle, witnessed a strong clearance today for Aberdeen-Angus bulls (91%), with an average of £2740.50 for 10 out of the 11 bulls forward sold, representing an increase of £528 on the year with three more bulls sold. 

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22 Sep 2016 Warrenho do the double at Royal County of Berkshire

The Bishop family and the Warrenho team were on winning form at Newbury at the weekend for one of the last of the summer shows as they took top spot with their cow Warrenho Erica M418 with her calf at foot, Warrenho Erica S626.

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