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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


edited by Jennifer MacKenzie

Sheep Sector at Huge Risk from ‘Hard Brexit’
The National Sheep Association is warning that the Government’s decision to pursue ‘hard Brexit’ presents a huge risk to the UK sheep industry.
Longtown Primestock Sale
C&D Auction Marts Limited had forward 42 cattle, 4,480 prime hoggs and 3,489 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 19th January 2017.
Nicola Sturgeon to Address NFU Scotland AGM
Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, is to address delegates attending NFU Scotland’s AGM, annual dinner and conference being staged in Glasgow next month.
Simmental-Cross Secures Skipton Calf Title
A Simmental-cross youngster was awarded the title winner’s rosette at the opening rearing calf show and sale at Skipton Auction Mart.
Proactive Response to Tidal Surge must be Congratulated
The proactive response from the Environment Agency and other partners during last week’s threat of a severe tidal surge along the east coast of England must be congratulated, says ADA, the representative body for drainage, water level and flood-risk management authorities.
Massey Ferguson Sponsors Ulster Young Farmers Clubs
The Young Farmers’ Clubs of Ulster are delighted to announce Massey Ferguson, one of the world’s leading tractor brands, as a brand new platinum sponsorship for the association.
Texel Society Backs Future of Sheep Farming
The Texel Sheep Society is once again getting behind the future of the sheep industry and supporting the wider industry through its sponsorship of the Young Shepherd Competition at NSA Central Region’s Early Spring Gathering.
Soutra Suffolk Flock to Disperse
Harrison and Hetherington have announced the complete dispersal sale of a key Scottish Borders Suffolk flock. This is the stand-alone sale, of Soutra Suffolk’s, a flock established thirty years ago.

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