Show and Sales News

JB Lamb Memorial Trophy
07 Nov 2016 High praise for NI Calf Show quality

A fantastic show with some outstanding females was how County Kerry judge Matthew Goulding described the 12th annual calf show, hosted by the NI Aberdeen Angus Club at Dungannon Farmers’ Mart.

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01 Nov 2016 Temple herd wins Warren Trophy

The Temple Aberdeen-Angus herd of Andrew and Judith Denning and daughter Grace is the winner of the 2016 Warren Trophy, awarded by the Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society to a show exhibitor winning the most points for home bred stock at shows with Aberdeen-Angus classes held throughout England and Wales. 

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28 Oct 2016 Winter National Show success for Weeton-bred heifer

A record entry of Aberdeen-Angus males and females graced Borderway Mart, Carlisle, today for the 2016 Winter National Show and catching judge Alan Morrison’s eye to take the overall championship was Weeton Princess Chartreuse R467 from Donald Rankin. 

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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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