Aberdeen Angus Quality Beef Ltd (AAQB), a NI producer cooperative working with
the Foyle Food Group (FFG) since 1998, wish to announce that the Tesco UK Aberdeen
Angus Scheme has commenced in NI.
Aberdeen Angus bulls led the way with a top price
of 4,400gns at this week’s native breeds show and sale, hosted by Dungannon Farmers’ Mart.
Aberdeen-Angus bulls sold to a top of 4000gns at Borderway Mart, Carlisle, on Saturday with the top price going to Gretna Green, Dumfriesshire-based Alasdair Houston’s third prize bull Gretnahouse Blackgame L506.
The Irish Aberdeen-Angus Association National Calf Show took place on Saturday 13th October at Tullamore with Iain McGillivray taking centre stage for the judging.
Just shy of 100 head of Aberdeen-Angus cattle came from all corners of Ireland came together at Virginia Show to compete for the Growvite All-Ireland Championships on Wednesday 22nd August.
Friday’s sale of Aberdeen-Angus bulls and females sold to a top of 6500gns on four occasions at Borderway Mart, Carlisle, and averaged £3436.07 which is just shy of £400 up on this time last year.
Aberdeen-Angus bulls led the way securing a top price of 3500gns at the annual autumn native breeds show and sale, hosted by Dungannon Farmers’ Mart on Monday 24th October.
The reserve male champion from yesterday’s Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society sale at Bristol Livestock Centre led the day’s trade at 2600gns.