Farming

  • 23 July 2014

    MESSRS Craig Wilson Ltd sold 18 prime heifers at Ayr yesterday to a top of 216p per kilogramme and an average of 197.3 pence.

  • 22 July 2014

    JOHN Swan Ltd sold 55 prime heifers in St Boswells yesterday to a top of 232p per kg and an average of 199.1p (-10p on the week), while 40 prime bullocks peaked at 230p and levelled at 205.6p (-2p).

  • 21 July 2014

    Cheese-making may have ­originated from nomadic herdsmen who stored milk in vessels made from the stomachs of sheep and goats.

  • 19 July 2014

    The Cumberland and Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart sold 3080 prime lambs in Longtown on Thursday to a top of £103 per head and 234.1p per kg to average 193p (+11p on the week).