Repercussions will be felt far beyond the auction ring unless affordability and
running costs are considered when business rates are calculated, warns the Livestock
Lord Inglewood, Cumbrian farmer landowner and businessman, has been appointed
as the first patron of the Livestock Auctioneers Association.
Livestock markets across the country are reporting a lift in
prices when compared to a year ago… with Brexit showing
some instant positives for UK farmers.
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.