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PRIME cattle prices have remained stable over the past month but a stronger demand for beef in the coming weeks could help to bump up the trade.
THE National Beef Association (NBA) has launched a campaign to educate beef farmers about the everyday health problems that face their herds.
NEW chairman of the Beltex Sheep Society is John Barclay, owner of the Beachy flock run at Mid Brockloch, Maybole.
AN open day focussing on beef cattle finishing held this week saw beef producers gather to discuss how things can be improved throughout the supply chain.
NEW company secretary of the British Blue Cattle Society is Andy Ryder, who takes over from the soon to retire John Fleming.
THERE'S A new chairman and president at the helm at the UK's largest breed society, Holstein UK and Ireland (HUKI).
DOGS met a very good trade at Skipton Auction Mart's October sale last week, where a clearance rate of 87% was achieved with a top price of 4000gns to a named buyer.
MASTITIS has been an increasing problem in the UK sheep flock for a number of years, but tackling it should be easier in future thanks to new research being undertaken by the British Texel sheep Society.
CONGRATULATIONS to Matt Carryer for winning the Honda ATV at this year's Blackface Sheep Breeders' Association annual raffle draw.
THE new co-operative which has purchased the Brechin abattoir from AP Jess, has injected confidence into the jaded Scottish pig industry.