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Rory Best rugby shirt

Have you booked your tickets for the NI Aberdeen-Angus Club steak BBQ and charity auction which takes place on Saturday 17th August at Dungannon Rugby Club. The auction will include some fantastic lots on offer including this signed Lions rugby top from Rory Best. For more information regarding the auction or to place bids on [...]

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Terry and Will Ives of the Winslow herd alongside their haulage fleet

The Winslow herd owned by T W Ives and Sons, of Winslow, near Buckingham, has been recognised by EBLEX as the Most Improved Herd of Aberdeen Angus cattle in England for 2013. The award is presented by the EBLEX Beef Better Returns Programme (BRP) to the recorded herd that shows the greatest genetic gain for [...]

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Major reduction of the prominent and renowned CARDONA HERD (J Robert Galloway) The sale comprises 98 head, 40 cows with calves at foot, 17 heifers and stock bull Wedderlie Prize Fighter H606. To be held at Stirling Auction Mart on Saturday 17th August at 12 noon Further details and catalogues from Auctioneers United Auctions 01786 [...]

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Killian McDonnell of Sponsors Danske Bank, Club Secretary Gail Matchett and Club Chairman Michael Lagan, are delighted that 2013 sees record entries for the NIAAC Herd Competition.

This year sees record entries for the NI Aberdeen-Angus Club’s Herds Competition, generously sponsored by Danske Bank. Judging takes place week commencing 12th August with noted breeder David Lucas of the Cheeklaw herd from the Scottish Borders taking care of the judging responsibilities. Results of the competition will be announced at the NI Aberdeen-Angus Club’s [...]

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Aberdeen-Angus Herd Books for sale from 1950 – 1956. For more information please email Julia Hett on juliahett@googlemail.com

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Due to a re-organisation of the livestock enterprise at Fordel, highly experienced stockman Jim Smith is seeking employment with a pedigree beef herd. Having worked with many successful pedigree herds such as Blelack, Perkhill and Fordel, Jim is a very able guy and brings cattle out to a very high standard.  He can be contacted [...]

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Useful links below to the July Parasite Forecast and Disease Alert webinars: http://webinars.nadis.org.uk/distributors/nadis.aspx (England and Wales) http://webinars.nadis.org.uk/distributors/nadis-scotland.aspx (Scotland) If you would like to use any of the NADIS A-Z animal health material on the NADIS website go to www.nadis.org.uk

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John Elliot low res

John Elliot, Roxburgh Mains, Kelso, owner with his family of the renowned Rawburn herd of Aberdeen-Angus cattle, is the 2013 recipient of one of the livestock industry’s most prestigious prizes, the Sir William Young Award. The award, from the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland, recognises outstanding contribution to livestock breeding and commemorates the [...]

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There is a bright future for Aberdeen-Angus sired beef in the UK and demand is continuing to grow, according to speakers at the Society’s open day at Longford Farms, Salisbury, Wiltshire, yesterday.. Speaking at the open day former Society president Paul Jeanes told assembled farmers that demand for Aberdeen-Angus sired beef was set to grow [...]

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Simon Peltenberg, RES head of development for Scotland, Marjory Davidson, Graham Baxter, Harbro managing director

At the inaugural competition for the Best Dressed cattle line at the Royal Highland Show, Marjory Davidson of the Kincardine Castle Aberdeen-Angus herd picked up the winner’s prize of £100 Harbro gift vouchers. Mrs Davidson and her husband Ian jointly manage and run Millhill Farm, home to the herd at Kincardine Castle Estates, Auchterarder. “The [...]

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