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.
Aberdeen and Northern Marts
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.
Making hay while the sun shines: Cattle farmer Andy Duncan using cancer recovery to raise funds for Friends of Anchor
Andy Duncan says having to get up every morning and tend to his cattle has been crucial in keeping him motivated.
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.
Farmers, crofters and members of the wider agriculture industry gathered to pay tribute to long-standing livestock canvasser Michael Delday.
NorthLink Ferries has been confirmed as the main event sponsor for this year's Aberdeen Christmas Classic.
A new centre record for Texels was set at the annual show and sale of rams and ram lambs at Thainstone.
Suffolks sold to a top of 1,700gn at the annual show and sale of rams and ram lambs at Thainstone.
More than 1,000 rams will go under the hammer at auctions in the north and north-east next week.
Tups sold to a top price of £3,800 at the Caithness Livestock Centre in Quoybrae yesterday.
Aberdeen and Northern Marts' (ANM) is hosting its annual show and sale of commercial breeding cattle and pedigree bulls at Thainstone on Tuesday.
Aberdeen and Northern Marts (ANM) is now accepting entries for its premier winter show and sale.