• LIMOUSIN cross cattle picked up the champion and reserve tickets at the Young Farmers' overwintering competition at United Auctions, Huntly, last week, where a total of 865 store cattle were on offer (see page 20 for full report).

  • WELL-BRED bulls with good locomotion met a keen demand at Dingwall and Highland Marts' recent sale of 26 pedigree bulls, where a top price of 4800gns was paid for an Aberdeen-Angus.

  • DAIRY cattle sold at the April Pedigree Dairy Day at Carlisle, enjoyed a 100% clearance for just over 200 animals forward, with a top price of 2100gns.

  • MORE than 1000 head of pedigree cattle are bound for the Harrison and Hetherington's Borderway Mart at Carlisle, where no fewer than 12 breed and club show and sales will be staged over the next six weeks.

  • MILKING females averaged less than £800 per head at Mark and Nikki Ryder's dispersal of their commercial, multi-breed cross-bred dairy herd from Moss Farm, Haughton, Tarporley, Cheshire, last week.

  • DEMAND for Aberdeen-Angus cattle was again strong at the fifth Aberdeen-Angus Group sale staged at Wertingen, Germany, where a complete clearance was witnessed.

  • A LOOK at store and special sales to the week ended April 19, 2016.

  • DESPITE dire milk prices, trade peaked at 3500gns at the two-day dispersal of Mosford Farms' Weavermos Holstein herd, at Beeston Auction Mart.

  • FEMALES proved the star attraction at a Simmental show and sale at Carlisle, last week, securing the top two prices and the lead average.

  • A SMALL entry of bulls reached a top of 3100gns at the Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society's Dungannon show and sale on Tuesday.