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Some 410 entries of pedigree and commercial cattle were forward for the Stars of the Future calf show at Stirling, which again saw cattle tapped out in continental and native championships for both senior and junior sections.
Scotland’s Rural Economy Secretary has welcomed the Treasury pledge to pay £160 million of convergence money, but at the same time he has made it very clear he wants the money now, not at some future date.
Trade peaked at £15,000 at Kelso ram sales, where almost 5,000 rams were on offer in 15 rings. Turnover was £2,926,510, with an overall average of £698.28, a rise of £16.76 on the year with an 81.35 per cent clearance rate.
Farmers in Scotland can expect to receive a cash injection under the terms of the Bew Review, published today (September 6), but the Farmers’ Union of Wales has warned the move could distort the market.