• THE LATEST Holstein sire indexes, printed by DairyCo Breeding on Tuesday, April 1, show a new number one daughter-proven sire has topped the Profitable Lifetime Index (PLI) ranking.

  • THE ABERDEEN-ANGUS bull, Netherton Americano M703, has joined the Genus ABS bull stud.

  • A PERTHSHIRE based herd of Aberdeen-Angus has recently completed two export sales to Europe.

  • FOLLOWING A significant decline in participating processors in the Deadweight Average Pig Price (DAPP), the Bpex board has launched a new historical pig price report, called the GB All Pigs Price (GB APP).

  • TWO NEW appointments have been announced by Cumberland and Dumfriesshire Farmers' Mart to support its growth plans at its Dumfries centre.

  • CLIMATE CHANGE has a lot to answer for when you consider the last year's horrendous snow and late spring and the floods in the south of England.

  • PRIME HOGG prices are continuing to slowly edge upwards through both live auction sales and abattoirs and, despite threatening to level off, producers should remain confident about the coming weeks leading up to Easter.

  • Cattle breeding company Cogent may be best known as a specialist in dairy genetics, but its beef portfolio has been quietly growing behind the scenes.

  • BORDER RORY D35, a Hereford bull bred by SW Quan of Border Herefords, has made his mark in the Hereford breed in more ways than one, having had a 'model' bull cast in bronze of him to reside in Hereford city centre.

  • AT LONG last, beef prices appear to have stabilised following almost four months in decline - during which average deadweight cattle values dropped 50p per deadweight kg - with both QMS and Eblex now highlighting some positive news for producers.