Shorthorn females in demand

Long, Jonathan
November 2007
Farmers Weekly;11/16/2007, Vol. 147 Issue 20, p32
Trade Publication
The article reports that beef Shorthorn females have met a smarter trade than their male counterparts with a top price of 5,500 (Guinea Francs (gns) paid for in-calf heifer Glenisla Flower of John Gibb. A 4,800gns call for heifer Blythesome June of James Porter was the second highest bid. Three breeds were sold at 3,200gns.


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