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Saturday, 23 May 2015

Farming latest

Quality entry of ewes with lambs

THE Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 15 prime cattle, 3 OTM cattle, 4,668 prime hoggs, 13 spring lambs and 3,010 cast ewes and rams at the weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday, April 30.

Last updated 7 May 2015
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Politicians visit to see impact of rural crime

SCOTLAND’S farming union is taking politicians on to farms to highlight the growing impact of crime in the countryside.

Last updated 7 May 2015
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Rat poison found in body of red kite

KC red kite May6 FORENSIC tests on the body of a red kite found in the Castle Douglas area in January have shown the bird died after ingesting a rodenticide poison which is used to control mice and rats.

Last updated 7 May 2015
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Charity’s work in spotlight

DUMFRIES and Galloway Council is working with partners to highlight the work of the RSABI, formerly known as the Royal Scottish Agricultural Benevolent Institution.

Last updated 30 April 2015
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Trophies from bird charity

THE search for Scotland’s leading lights in conservation has begun with entries now open for the RSPB’s Nature of Scotland awards.

Last updated 30 April 2015
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Review promised on rural prosecutions

LG EL2904156a FARMING union leaders have met Scotland’s top law officer to discuss rural crime and progress on the planned review of prosecution policy.

Last updated 30 April 2015
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Last updated 30 April 2015
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Asda apology for mislabelled lamb

A LEADING retailer has apologised after selling imported lamb in a Borders store incorrectly labelled as being born, bred and slaughtered in the UK.

Last updated 23 April 2015
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Traps training to keep keepers right

WILDLIFE managers are invited to attend a training course at Yetholm near Kelso tomorrow to bring them up to date on tunnel trapping.

Last updated 23 April 2015
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Last updated 23 April 2015
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Ewes with lambs top £77

THE Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 16 prime cattle, 1 young bull, 5 OTM cattle, 11 spring lambs, 5,726 prime hoggs and 2,295 cast ewes and rams at the weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday, April 9.

Last updated 16 April 2015
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Appointments strengthen advice team

TWO new additions to the SAC Consulting team in Dumfries have lifetimes of experience of farming in the south west.

Last updated 16 April 2015
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Danger warning during calving

KC calf April 15 EXPERTS from Scotland’s Rural College have added their voice to those warning anyone working with stock to take care.

Last updated 16 April 2015
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Marvellous show at Kirkcambeck sale

THE Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held the annual spring Kirkcambeck sale of native and continental store cattle at Longtown on Tuesday, March 31.

Last updated 9 April 2015
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Income on farms at five-year low

OFFICIAL statistics show that farm income has reached its lowest level in five years.

Last updated 9 April 2015
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Food standards body welcomed

dc millerfor6 NFU Scotland has welcomed the launch of Scotland’s own food standards body.

Last updated 9 April 2015
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Brown Swiss cattle go under hammer

swisscowfgfg DAIRY farmers have the chance to buy some of the best Brown Swiss genetics in the UK when they are sold at a major on-farm sale this month.

Last updated 2 April 2015
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Prime bullocks

Last updated 26 March 2015
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Animal welfare charter launched

QUALITY Meat Scotland’s commitment to animal welfare in the production of beef, lamb and pork in Scotland has highlighted in its Animal Welfare and Wellbeing Charter, launched this month.

Last updated 26 March 2015
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Last updated 19 March 2015
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