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Sale of Suffolks from the Glenhead and Devornside Flocks

A call of 5,500gns secured the leading price at the sale of pedigree Suffolk sheep from the Glenhead and Deveronside flocks, held at Borderway Mart.
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Mule Ewe Lamb reigns supreme at the Roman Wall show June 15th 2013

Robin and Martyn Archer, Low Carry House, Wark, Hexham took the supreme championship with a greatly admired mule ewe lamb being awarded the championship by judge Alan Alderson, Barras, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria.
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HRH The Prince of Wales winner of the 2012 George Hedley Memorial Award

NSA recognises HRH The Prince of Wales for his contribution to sheep farming
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Harrison and Hetherington and Welshpool Livestock Announce Joint Limousin Sales


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Extra trains agreed for Northumberland County Show

EXTRA trains are to be drafted in to transport some of the expected 25,000 visitors to this year's Northumberland County Show.
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Galloway Cattle save on Inputs and Labour

Pedigree Galloway cattle are saving on inputs and labour as well as paying their way in sales of breeding stock for relative newcomers to the breed, the McCornick family.
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NSA Looking for Progressive Young Shepherds

At its biennial northern event, NSA North Sheep 2013, the National Sheep Association will be looking for the best young shepherd or shepherdess in the North.
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Royal Welsh Winter Fair - November 26th and 27th 2012

SUPPORT for the Royal Welsh Winter Fair, media partnered by Farmers Guardian, just keeps on growing, with increased entries and yet another trade stand sell-out for this year's two-day November 26 and 27 staging.
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Results from Borderway Agri Expo 2012

With livestock entries in excess of 800 and over 12,500 spectators, records were broken at this year's Borderway Agri-Expo held at Borderway Exhibition Centre in Carlisle on Friday 2nd of November
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Morrisons Seeks to Expand Beef Shorthorn Intake

Morrisons is seeking to increase its weekly kill of Beef Shorthorn sired cattle by 15% to over 400 head to supply its native breeds' scheme. The supermarket chain's plans reflect its long standing commitment to the breed coupled with consumer demand.
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Thainstone champion sells for 7000

Trade topper at Thainstone is the day's overall champion Black Caviar from Smallburn Farms.
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Worcestershire Dairy Farm Takes 2012 Gold Cup

Mike Miller and family from Evesham, Worcestershire have scooped the dairy industry's top award, the NMR/RABDF Gold Cup. Presented at Livestock 2012 - Tuesday 4th September
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Donkeys and Alpacas are a good trade

A collective sale of Alpacas, Mediterranean Miniature Donkeys and Llamas from various breeders came under the hammer at Borderway Mart, Carlisle
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Chelford Beltex Rams Peak at 1,350gns

Beltex rams met a solid trade selling to a top of 1,350gns in Chelford on Thursday 23 August at the breed society's annual show and sale.
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Glenrock Limousin Purchase Cerebus Son

A son of 50,000gns bull Wilodge Cerberus has been sold in a private deal by the Eire-based Mistic Limousin herd of Frank Buckley to Stephen and Helen Illingworth's Glenrock herd, Lockerbie.
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First Ever Champion of Champions at Glendale Show

At the Glendale Show on Bank Holiday Monday, the livestock classes braved the elements together with their owners to produce the first ever Champion of Champions in the show's history
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Carlisle Charolais Cattle Peak at 6,700gns at Borderway Mart Carlisle

Charolais met a ready demand selling to a top of 6,700gns at Carlisle on Friday 24 August when entries from three Charolais herds came under the hammer.
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Longtown Mart Young Handlers Competition 2/08/12

Report from the weekly mart at Longtown including the young handlers competition
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Scotsheep article on Stackyard

Scotsheep article and photographs on Stackyard (farming on the web)
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Hereford Cattle at Northumberland County Show 2012

Report by Matthew Sharp of Hereford Cattle classes at Northumberland County Show with photographs
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Limousin Cattle report Northumberland County Show

Report by Matthew Sharp of Limousin Cattle classes and photographs at Northumberland County Show 2012
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Limousin Cattle Society Report Carlisle Sale 8/06/2012

Photographs of Limousin Sale at Carlisle on June 8yh 2012
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Northumberland County Show Report on Stackyard

County Show report on Stackyard for Northumberland County show by Matthew Sharp and photos
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Beltex report at Balmoral Show 2012

Report for the Beltex Sheep Society at Balmoral Show 2012
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British Lamb Prices Driven by Exports

Lamb prices shoot up after sheep shortage, but there are other factors to consider that may have a detrimental effect on price. (article written February 3rd 2012)
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New Long Season Grazing Mixture for Sheep and Lambs

Limagrain UK has launched Matrix Sheep and Lamb grass seed mixture which contains 40% Matrix Enhanced Ryegrass to give a longer grazing season, and is specifically designed for sheep and lambs.
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Champion of Champions Judge at Northumberland County Show 2012

Article written for Northumberland County Show about Jimmy Walton champion of champions judge
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Updates

02/10/2017

Live streaming now available

We have entered into a partnership with Johnston media and can now offer professional live streaming of events - please contact Johnston media email (johnstonmedia@mac.com) and quote reference RSlivestreaming with your enquiry
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30/09/2016

Check out the event diary for events we will be attending


02/05/2016

A busy May

May 2016 will be a busy month - with Limousin and Charolais shows and sales at Carlisle, Balmoral and Northumberland Show and NBA Beef Expo at Bakewell

22/02/2015

Fantastic photographer - Jennifer O'Sullivan

Take a look at these fantastic photographs on Flickr from Jennifer O'Sullivan
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13/02/2015

Bull Sales (busy few days)

We have a busy few days coming up - Friday 13th and Saturday 14th February Limousins at Carlisle - Monday 16th Simmental at Stirling - Tuesday 17th Charolais at Stirling - Also NCC at Lockerbie on Saturday 14th February

20/01/2015

Wedding Videos and Photographs

We now offer packages for weddings - Video only - Photographs only - or Videos and photographs - please contact us for more details - Mobile 07961901901 - e-mail robertsmith677@btinternet.com

19/01/2015

Thank you

Thank you to everyone who has supported us in 2014 - we look forward to working with everyone in 2015 our diary is nearly full with all clients retained and some new ones added.

15/01/2015

You Tube Channel

Check out our you tube channel
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24/10/2014

Friday October 24th 2014

Busy weekend ahead taking photos - @Matfen Hall Golf Club presentation evening tonight and @Longtown Mart at 9.00 am Saturday morning for prize store cattle show then later @Borderesk Beltex for Beltex sheep breeders farm visit - Sunday at Inglewood edge for another Beltex breeders flock visit and Monday @Darlington Mart for prize store cattle show ?#?lovemywork

02/08/2014

Gilsland Show 100 year anniversary

We are producing a 100 year anniversary DVD for Gilsland Show this year 2014 - please visit the show website to view purchase details
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