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08 Dec 2016 Carlhurlie herd dispersal peaks at 11,500gns for in-calf heifer

Buyers travelled from as far afield as Orkney to Norfolk to attend the dispersal of the Carlhurlie Aberdeen-Angus herd on behalf of the executors of the late Rae Grieve, which took place at United Auctions, Stirling on Wednesday 7th December.

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07 Dec 2016 Champion leads Dungannon December entry at 4400gns

Aberdeen-Angus bulls reached a ceiling of 4400gns at the Society’s show and sale in Dungannon Farmers’ Mart yesterday and saw a 73% clearance with an average of £2390. 

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06 Dec 2016 Cairnton reduction sale peaks at 5500gns for stock bull

Leading the reduction of Ken and Margaret Howie’s Cairnton sale, which took place last week at the ANM Christmas Classic Show at Thainstone, was the September 2012-born stock bull Haymount Walarlo M303, selling for 5500gns. 

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23 Nov 2016 Strong entry of Aberdeen-Angus calves forward for Pedigree Calf Fair

The Pedigree Calf Fair, held at Balmoral, was yet again another success for NI breeders, with a strong entry of Aberdeen-Angus for judge William McLaren of the Netherton herd. 

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21 Nov 2016 Record entries for Black Beauty Bonanza

A record entry graced Aberdeen and Northern Marts at Thainstone on Friday for the Black Beauty Bonanza. Organised by the North East Aberdeen-Angus Club with Glenrinnes Farms Ltd – owned by oil tycoon, Alasdair Locke - as main sponsor, the show attracted 109 entries from leading herds throughout Scotland, plus another five in a new class for commercial steers and heifers.

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17 Nov 2016 Shadwell clinch top spot at East of England Smithfield Festival

Yesterday's Aberdeen-Angus calf show at East of England Smithfield Festival saw Robert Clarke and his team from Shadwell Estate Co stand at the top of the line under judge Alex McLaren of the Aynho herd with Shadwell Blue Belle R822. 

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14 Nov 2016 Retties Lady Ruth R329 features in Stars of the Future interbreed line up

Continuing their strong run of success from the Winter National Show in Carlisle, Richard and Carol Rettie were yet again on winning form this time in Stirling for the Stars of the Future Calf Show, where their August 2015-born yearling heifer Retties Lady Ruth R329 took the senior Aberdeen-Angus championship and then caught the eye of interbreed judge Philip Halhead to take the reserve senior native interbreed title.

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Thirsk Calf Show Champion LOW RES
14 Nov 2016 Lady Ruth family continues to shine on winter show circuit

The Lady Ruth family from Richard and Carol Rettie continued its winning streak this time to take the championship honours at the North of England Club Calf Show held at Thirsk Auction Mart at the weekend. 

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