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Stackyard is an on-line farming magazine bringing news, views and comment. Links to farming related web sites worldwide - cattle associations, sheep societies, pig farms, llama and alpaca breeders, auction marts, farm machinery, property, rural estate agents.

Jennifer Mackenzie


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Bland Hat-trick at Skipton Breeding Sheep Show
Skipton Mart’s bank holiday show and sale of ewes with lambs at foot produced a notable hat-trick in the hill lamb section for Derbyshire showman, John Bland.
Carlisle Beef Shorthorns peak at 4,800gns
Beef Shorthorns met a solid trade selling to a peak of 4,800gns at the breed society’s official spring sale in Carlisle on Friday 27 May.
Sky No-till EasyDrill Showcases at the Highland Show
For the first time at the Royal Highland Show, OPICO will present its highly adaptable trailed Sky EasyDrill.
Auction Marts Store & Breeding Stock at 10 Year High
The number of store and breeding stock sold through livestock markets continued to rise in 2015 - up nearly a quarter of a million on the previous 12 months.
Studs and Crooks to be Launched at 2016 Kilnsey Show
A brand-new book by local author Victoria Benn will be launched at this year’s Kilnsey Show, on Tuesday 30th August.
Successful Hampshire Down Inaugural Stirling Fixture
Quality Hampshire Downs met a strong demand selling to a top of 1,000gns twice at the breed association’s inaugural show and sale in Stirling on Wednesday 25 May 2016.
Ballymena Simmental Buyers Bidding on a Budget
Bulls reached a ceiling of 3,000gns, while heifers sold to a top of 2,700gns, at the NI Simmental Club’s evening show and sale in Ballymena Mart.
Deveronside Suffolk Flock to Disperse
Friday 8th July will see the complete dispersal sale of one of the most renowned Suffolk flocks in Scotland, the Mair family’s Deveronside flock.

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