Mackingtosh, Alistair
August 2008
Farmers Weekly;8/15/2008, p80
Trade Publication
The article offers information on livestock and meat prices in Great Britain. According to the article, cows and calves have received a pour-on fly repellent as New Forest disease can be a problem. Bluetongue and the protection zone are big issues with the potential impact on store cattle sales, particularly for those usually selling to buyers from Scotland.


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