GRETNAHOUSE Juror, a 19-month-old Charolais bull from Alasdair Houston's herd at Gretna, has been sold privately for £10,000 to John and Jenny Rix, for their Wissington Charolais herd based at Nayland, Colchester.
EIGHT of the UK's best young butchers will showcase their skills and talent at Foodex next week when they go head to head in the Premier Young Butcher 2016 competition, supported by the Scotch Butchers Club.
A SERIES of weaning videos have been created to educate Scottish families about the role of Scotch Beef PGI, Scotch Lamb PGI and Specially Selected Pork in a healthy balanced diet, from highchair to dinner table.
REDUCING parasite contamination on pasture and remaining vigilant for nematodirosis will be high on sheep farmers' agenda this April, while beef and dairy farmers should concentrate on preventing parasitic disease in youngstock, according to the latest NADIS Parasite Forecast, sponsored by Merial Animal Health.
NORWEGIAN Red genetics from Geno, Norway's genetics co-operative, have reached record global sales as the breed becomes the most popular exported red breed worldwise with a 23% margin over the other red dairy breeds.
A BRITISH born and bred Holstein bull has set a new record for excellence after being classified Ex97, making Woodmarsh Asterix the first UK bull to reach this mark since Supersires Magic-Touch 20 years ago.