Six-day rule risks summer shows

April 2003
Farmers Weekly;4/18/2003, Vol. 138 Issue 15, p17
Trade Publication
Reports that the six-day livestock movement rule of the British Department of Environment, Food & Rural Affairs will prevent livestock exhibitors from visiting shows in the summer of 2003. Views of show organizers and exhibitors on the rule; Actions taken by Aberdeen Angus breeder Carolyn Fletcher.


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