Entries are sought for next month’s Aberdeen Christmas Classic event.
Aberdeen and Northern Marts
Store cattle remain in demand despite the downturn in prime beef prices, say Aberdeen and Northern Marts (ANM).
A cross-bred shearling from David Moir, Home Farm, Cairness, sold for the top price of 2,100gn at Aberdeen and Northern Marts’ (ANM) annual show and sale of pedigree rams at Thainstone.
North Country Cheviot rams sold to a top price of £4,100 at the breed’s annual show and sale at Aberdeen and Northern Marts’ Caithness Livestock Centre.
More than 700 pedigree rams will go under the hammer at a special sale in the north-east next week.
Rapid Project Development (RPD) is the main sponsor for this year’s Aberdeen Christmas Classic event.
It was a good day for Orcadian commercial cattle showman Balfour Baillie, when he secured the two lead prices at the Spectacular show and sale at Thainstone.
Limousin crosses were top of the pops at two store cattle show and sales at Aberdeen and Northern Marts.
Charolais from Graeme Leggat’s Bonnykelly herd at Mormond Prop, New Pitsligo, paved the way at the annual multi-breed show and sale of pedigree bulls at Thainstone yesterday.
With the tender deadline for the Northern Isles ferry contract fast approaching, Aberdeen and Northern Marts (ANM) has highlighted the importance of the NorthLink Ferries service to the north of Scotland’s agricultural industry.
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Store cattle prices were down in the first quarter due to continued industry uncertainty and a collapse in prime cattle values.
Young Wick farmer James Gunn was crowned cream of the crop at the annual Caithness Young Farmers’ overwintering competition.
Pedigree bulls peaked at 9,500gn at the annual multi-breed show and sale held alongside the Royal Northern Spring Show at Thainstone yesterday.
Farmers have been told not to expect the “phenomenal trade” for old season lambs achieved last year.
Store cattle are likely to hit the market earlier this spring due to winter feed supplies being exhausted, claims Aberdeen and Northern Marts (ANM).
A 19-month, 603kg British Blue cross heifer took the prime cattle championship at Caithness Livestock Centre’s Christmas show and sale.
Entries are now open for this year’s Aberdeen Christmas Classic event.
A leading livestock auctioneer has spoken out against the use of rye in anaerobic digestion (AD) plants.
Sales of breeding stock have been boosted by the good weather and quick grass growth, according to Aberdeen and Northern Marts (ANM).
Aberdeen & Northern Marts (ANM) is preparing to host two major cattle sales next week.
Young farmers from across the north and north-east will descend on Inverurie next week for ANM Group’s Young Farmers’ overwintered cattle show and sale at the Thainstone Centre.
A father and daughter duo from Forfar were crowned cream of the crop at the 28th anniversary show and sale of store cattle at Thainstone yesterday.
Aberdeen and Northern Marts – the marts division of north-east farmers’ co-operative ANM Group – has appointed a new auctioneer to serve the Buchan area.
More than 1,000 store cattle are set to go under the hammer at the 28th anniversary show and sale of store cattle at Thainstone next week.
Aberdeen and Northern Marts has announced a number of changes to its senior management team following the decision of mart stalwart Alan Hutcheon to retire.
Average prices for all breeds were up on last year at Aberdeen and Northern Marts’ annual multi-breed ram show and sale at Thainstone Centre, Inverurie.
Construction of an eagerly awaited new abattoir for the north-east could be one step closer.
Two well-known faces in the north-east farming community will go head to head in the kitchen at next week's Royal Highland Show.
Farmers from all over the UK descended on the north-east yesterday for the dispersal sale of the last dairy herd in Banffshire.
A Charolais bull took home the champion rosettes and top price at Aberdeen and Northern Marts' annual show and sale of bulls yesterday.
A young farming couple from Fife took home the champion and reserve rosettes at yesterday's show and sale of commercial beef breeding cattle at Thainstone.