TITLE

in brief…

PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;3/14/2008, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This section offers news briefs on the farming industry in Great Britain. Farmers ordering bluetongue vaccine from the south-east's largest vet practice, Westpoint Vet Group, and its online retail outlet will be able to purchase it for 55p a dose for 50ml packs, provided they order early enough. Tractor enthusiast Robert Simpson caused a crash on the A9 by leaving his machine and trailer jutting out into the fast lane. Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling has delayed the introduction of fuel duty increases.
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31786374

 

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