TITLE

Wet weather drives demand for store cattle following grass flushes

AUTHOR(S)
Long, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;6/29/2007, Vol. 146 Issue 26, p140
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the increased demand for store cattle at major sales centers due to the grass flushes across England brought about by recent rains. The Belgian Blue crosses from J. Baker topped the steers sale at £718 last Friday at Exeter, England, while heifers peaked at £562 for South Devons from J.S. Camp. The article also stated that a group of Limousin crosses which made £710 was purchased by Martin White of Steel Hall Farm.
ACCESSION #
25912159

 

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