Following C and D Auction Marts' recent acquisition of the trading businesses at Dumfries and Longtown auction marts, the company has taken the opportunity to strengthen its team of auctioneers and field staff at Dumfries to ensure a strong livestock marketing presence and service in South-west Scotland.
WIGTOWNSHIRE farmer Kenny Adams is looking forward to opening the doors of his farm on Wednesday, November 11 and sharing with local farmers how his business has continued to progress following his time as a monitor farmer.
DESPITE last year's long, dry, warm, summer, liver fluke continues to cause losses in productivity and profitability in the national beef herd, with a fifth of cattle livers condemned at the abattoir in 2014.
SILAGE is in abundance this year, but while quantity is not an issue, quality certainly is, going by a report from SAC Consulting, which claims a significant proportion of beef and sheep will be severely short of protein this winter with a major hit to performance.
AN unbelievable crowd of people assembled for what had been a hugely anticipated retirement and dispersal sale of tractors, implements and machinery from DS and JR Bridge at Court Green Farm, Guisborough, where some 722 lots were sold with many lots surpassing all pre-sale expectations.