On Friday 17th January, Hexham and Northern marts held their Prize Store Cattle Show together with a Suckler Dispersal, a pedigree Dutch Texel Dispersal along with the regular Store Lambs and Cull Ewes.
Jack Walton is fulfilling his ambition
to follow in the footsteps of his grandfather Michael as a livestock auctioneer
with his first full-time role at Hexham and Northern
The future of the livestock auction market system, and its
responsibility to the wider rural economy, is being firmly represented with two
new appointments on the LAA’s Next
Generation Group committee.
The largest technical
beef event in the UK is to be staged at the grand opening of Darlington Farmers Auction
Market’s new state-of-the-art centre.
Livestock markets are playing a crucial role in helping to tackle mental health concerns within rural communities, and providing an outreach to those feeling vulnerable and alone, says the Livestock Auctioneers Association.
Auctioneer, David Thomlinson sadly died on Saturday 8th June 2019 as a consequence of a tragic accident on his farm.
Livestock auction markets across England and Wales are
contributing at least £3.42 billion, and supporting over 3,000 jobs, according
to independent economic analyst, Sean Rickard.
The 2019 Farmers Charity Auction held at Carlisle's Borderway Auction Mart attracted 100's of entries, brought in scores of bidders and raised over £58,000 for local causes.