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Charolais bulls met a flying trade at the closing day of the Stirling Bull Sales.
Limousins sold to a top of 17,000gn at the breed’s autumn show and sale of bulls in Carlisle.
Commercial demand for the Limousin breed continued yesterday with an 80% clearance rate achieved when 49 bulls sold to average £5,182 – up £119 on the year for eight more sold.
Aberdeen-Angus stole the show at yesterday’s Stirling Bull Sales selling to a top of 22,000gn twice.
Shorthorn bulls averaged £4,487 at yesterday’s Stirling Bull Sales.
Pedigree beef cattle breeders and commercial farmers from across the UK and Ireland gathered at United Auctions in Stirling for the world-famous Stirling Bull Sales.
Pedigree cattle breeders and commercial farmers from across the UK and Ireland gathered at United Auctions in Stirling yesterday for the first day of the Stirling Bull Sales.
Farmers and producers will have to foot the bill for additional paperwork required to export animal products to the EU in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
Scotland’s £674 million flagship beef industry is assessing the potential cost and reputational implications of a single case of BSE.
A north-east farmer with a passion for renewable energy and helping the next generation get into the industry is the winner of this year’s Royal Northern Agricultural Society (RNAS) local award.
It’s pumpkin time again, which always delights me and the girls.
A farmer has spoken of his devastation after one of his cows was found to have BSE.
Traditionally October is the month for the potato harvest and before modern machines entered the fields the work was all done by hand.
Children are being asked to draw their interpretation of farming through the seasons in Scotland as part of a new NFU Scotland (NFUS) competition.
Farm assurance should focus on individual animals and welfare outcomes, according to new guidance.
The new chairman of Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) is embarking on a fact-finding mission to gather views on industry challenges and opportunities.
The Aberdeenshire farmer whose cow tested positive for the first case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) in Scotland in a decade has described the situation as "devastating".
Farm leaders have been quick to reassure consumers of the safety of Scottish beef after a case of BSE was confirmed on an Aberdeenshire farm.
A case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) has been confirmed on an Aberdeenshire farm for the first time in 10 years.
A case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), commonly known as mad cow disease, has been confirmed on a farm in Aberdeenshire.
Losses narrowed at farm, construction and groundcare machinery company Ravenhill Ltd last year.
Scottish farmers and crofters are to receive their share of £5.7 million in reimbursement payments from the European Commission.
The eagerly awaited review of farm subsidy budget allocations will not apply to the current round of Common Agricultural Policy (Cap) funding, Defra Secretary Michael Gove has confirmed.
Graeme Mackay continued his long run of success at the annual ploughing match held by Caithness Vintage Tractor and Machinery Club.
Entries are being sought for a new competition focused on finding the best new entrants to farming and crofting.
The driving force behind Scotland’s largest machinery ring has won the Royal Northern Agricultural Society public award.
A new centre record was set in Orkney when a Texel shearling ram went under the hammer.
A model free range egg supply contract is being launched in a bid to boost fairness and confidence in the sector.
A bumper entry of Aberdeen-Angus bulls and females will dominate the Stirling Bull Sales later this month.
A series of “meat the market” workshops to help farmers boost profits by improving their livestock selection and presentation for slaughter is to take place over the winter.
Stirling, Strathendrick and Strathkelvin (SSS) Young Farmers’ Club has been crowned cream of the crop in this year’s bale art contest.
Last week a sheep farmer rang me worried that the sheep market might collapse next spring if there was no deal on Brexit.