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Bellefield lamb leads at Markethill Sale

The Northern Ireland Texel Club returned to Markethill recently for their Club Show and Sale, kindly sponsored by Fane Valley Co-Op. Taking the top price of the sale was a ram lamb from Stewart Ferris’ Bellefield flock, with this one which stood third in the pre-sale show selling at 600gns to K McGeough and being […]

Consumer trends in focus at iTexel Conference

Recent lamb sales data paints a worrying picture for sheep farmers, but should focus the minds of producers, processors and retailers on ensuring sheep meat can better meat consumers expectations, says Texel Sheep Society chief executive John Yates. “Data from retail analyst Kantar Worldpanel shows a strong decline in UK lamb sales. Over the 12 […]

Welsh farmers wanted for benchmarking project

Welsh sheep and beef farmers are being sought for a benchmarking project. HCC, supported by Farming Connect, is looking for sheep and beef farmers with an interest in understanding the performance of their businesses and contributing towards a more resilient red meat sector in Wales. The project is offering £1000 each to farmers who complete an […]

Ballygorian shearling ram tops NITBC Hilltown sale

Selling for the top call at the NITBC sale at Hilltown was the champion from the pre-sale show, a shearling tup from the Ballygorian flock. This Haddo Titan son from Jim Killen had been first in the shearling tup class under judge Robert Gamble of the Springwell flock before selling for 820gns to David Jardine. […]

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