• DAIRY females met a 100% clearance at the Border and Lakeland Holstein Club's May sale at Carlisle, where demand for freshly-calved females remains strong.

  • BULLS sold to 6200gns at an inaugural club show and sale of pedigree Limousins at Hexham, where 17 bulls averaged £3120 with a clearance rate of 81%.

  • FEMALES dominated the lead prices at the spring show and sale of Belted Galloway and White Galloways at Carlisle, where David Bertie's Mochrum Stella 2 led at 3000gns.

  • WILODGE Limousin bulls from Christine Williams and Paul Tippetts, Lodge Hill, Shifnal, ruled supreme at the North West Midlands and North Wales Club show and sale at Welshpool, last week, producing the top two sales at 6500gns and 6200gns.

  • ONLY the best bulls met a buoyant demand at the Border British Blue Club sale at Carlisle, where despite two top sales of 12,000gns and another two at 10,000gns, overall averages fell more than £300 per head on the year, and for fewer sold.

  • A LOOK at prime sales to the week ended May 17, 2016.

  • A LOOK at store and special sales to the week ended May 17, 2016.

  • TWO Scottish dairy producers are at the helm of the Ayrshire cattle breed, with Gilmour Lawrie, Sandyford, Monkton, taking over the role of president for the forthcoming year.

  • TRADE was buoyant at a select British Blonde sale at Carlisle, last week, where more commerical and pedigree buyers than bulls, bolstered trade

  • WITH three bulls selling at 8000gns and a clearance rate of 70%, Limousin bulls sold well to average £3728 for 33 at the society's recent sale at Brecon.