Belgian Blues prove popular

Garner, James
March 2002
Farmers Weekly;3/29/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 13, p34
Trade Publication
Reports on a sale of Belgian Blue cattle in Northern Ireland in March 2002. Amount in sales generated; Names of breeders who participated.


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