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Ridge Dean British Blues sell to 7500gns

The virtual dispersal of the Ridge Dean herd of British Blues for Michelle Wilde at Newark on Saturday, 11th October, saw a top call of 7500gns and demand strong throughout the sale.

Featuring some the finest British Blue genetics to come to the market in a number of years the sale drew interest from across the UK, with cattle sold to buyers across the UK, including animals heading to Orkney and Wales. full report

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North East Club Calf Show
The North East Club held their annual calf show on Sunday 5th October.

Border Club Herd Competition 2014
The Border British Blue Club held their sixth Annual Herd Competition, judged by Wyn Jones Tanat Herd.

Flying Trade for Blue Cull Cows
At Harrison & Hetherington Ltd, Kirkby Stephen Mart Topping the sale at 225.5p/kg (£1686.74) was an excellent British Blue cow from Messrs Hayton, Asby Grange and was purchased by Owain Llyr, Ruthin.

At Penrith & District Farmers Mart, a British Blue cow from W Richardson & Son, Ghyll House sold for 195.5p per kg (£1440.84) again purchased by Owain Llyr, Ruthin.

Carlisle Sale
The “Blues” topped at 4,000gns at the Border British Blue Clubs’ Autumn Sale, held at Borderway Mart, Carlisle on Friday 3rd October.

New Members
The Society has had 25 new members since January 2014 and we extend a warm welcome to them and wish them every success with their “Blues”.

Welshpool Sale - 22nd November
Following the cancellation of Chelford an opportunity has arisen for a sale of Pedigree and Blue X commercial cattle to be held alongside a Limousin sale at Welshpool.

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Registering Calves

Regional Clubs

North West British Blue Cattle Breeders Club Wales & Borders British Blue Cattle Breeders Club
South West British Blue Cattle Breeders Club Border British Blue Club
North East British Blue Cattle Breeders Club Northern Ireland Blue Cattle Club

The British Blue Cattle Society
Fell View,

Cumbria CA10 1TX

Tel: 00 44 (0)1768 88775

Forthcoming Events

Stirling Sale - 20th October

Farmers Guardian

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