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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.
A post-Brexit free trade scenario of the kind proposed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson risks making more than 250,000 hectares of farmland in Wales ‘unproductive’, according to analysis from the Welsh Government.
Northern Irish farmers have expressed concerns that the Prime Minister’s new Brexit deal could see them ‘cut out of’ the Great British market, if the rest of the UK chooses to diverge from EU food production standards.
Defra Secretary Theresa Villiers has been confronted with stinging criticism after she admitted there would be very little change to the no-deal tariff schedule put together by Theresa May’s Government.
Confidence appeared to prevail at the National Sheep Association Wales and Border main ram sale, with a 4.5 per cent increase in averages on the year and a clearance of 86 per cent. A total of 3,425 sheep were sold and turnov
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.