• A SMALL entry of Aberdeen-Angus bulls and females at the breed society's Dungannon show and sale reached a ceiling of 3500gns for a seven-year-old cow from Alwyn and Carol Armour, and sons Lee, Craig and Adam, from Dromara.

  • A 20-MONTH-OLD bull shown by Christine Williams from Lodge Hill, Shifnal, led the way at a Limousin Society sale at Welshpool, when he was knocked down for the top price of 7500gns.

  • JUNIOR bulls saved the day at last week's show and sale of pedigree Charolais bulls and females at Carlisle, last week, securing the majority of lead prices.

  • DESPITE the severe milk price reductions witnessed in recent weeks, a clearance rate of 97% was recorded at the Wright Marshall Mid-Month sale of pedigree and commercial dairy cattle at Beeston, where 361 of the 372 head forward for sale were cashed.

  • DEMAND for freshly calved cows increased at Harrison and Hetherington's November dairy sale at Carlisle where the 237 head on offer peaked at £2350.

  • TRADE peaked at 5200gns for the Wexham Cup winner at the Western Holstein Club's annual bull sale at Beeston, when the the bull awarded the most points on inspection, production and type, was bought by Steve Cox of the Cox Farming Company, Marston, Stafford.

  • A NINE-MONTH-OLD Ayrshire heifer calf from Blaise Thomlinson's Sandyford herd from Charnwood Forrest Farm, Loughborough, Leics, proved the star attraction at the Northern National Sale, at Carlisle, last week, selling for the lead price of 8000gns.

  • AN attractive catalogue of bulls met a buoyant trade with a top price of 8700gns at Holstein NI's show and sale, at the Pedigree Sales Arena, Moira, last week.

  • CHAROLAIS bulls met a solid commercial demand to top at 5000gns at the breed's Northern Ireland club sale held at Dungannon last week.

  • TRADE peaked at 8200gns at a society show and sale of Limousin cattle at Brecon, last weekend, where the pre-sale champion, Garyvaughan Ifeild, from CV and EM Lewis and Sons, Buttington New Hall, Welshpool, led, selling to DJ Lloyd, Cefnbarrach, Trefeglwys, Caersws.