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Stackyard is an on-line farming magazine bringing news, views and comment. Links to farming related web sites worldwide - cattle associations, sheep societies, pedigree livestock registries, pig farms, llama and alpaca breeders, auction marts, farm machinery, ranch realtors and rural estate agents.

Jennifer Mackenzie


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Farmlite Rooflights are Cream of the Crop
At a new-build dairy farm expansion in Martock, Somerset, over 1,500m2 of Farmlite GRP rooflights from Brett Martin Daylight Systems have been installed to improve internal living conditions.
Twose Launches Advanced New Reach Arm
Twose has expanded its range of reach arms, unveiling the new TP540C - a 5.4m crank arm model which offers greater comfort, visibility and safety.
Store Cattle Prices Up, Prime Beef Set to Follow
The price store cattle are attracting at auction marts has improved by around £50 per animal over the last two weeks, according to reports from the Livestock Auctioneers Association.
Planning Minister “Absolutely Right” to Promote Bungalows
The CLA has backed Housing and Planning Minister Brandon Lewis’ calls to prioritise the building of bungalows for older people, freeing up larger family homes.
Countryside Live – Fun and Farming on the Timetable
Entries are flooding in for the Yorkshire Agricultural Society’s autumn event, Countryside Live, regarded as the “little sister” of the Great Yorkshire Show.
Breeding Sheep Season Opens with Gimmer Shearling Highlight
Skipton Auction Mart’s high profile opening gimmer shearling show and sale attracted a quality turnout of 4,019 sheep, with a solid trade producing an overall selling average of £150.05 per head, an increase of £7.53.
Longtown Primestock Sale
The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart plc had forward 17 prime cattle, 16 over thirty month cattle, 2,182 prime lambs and 5,254 cast ewes & rams at their weekly sale at Longtown on Thursday 21st August 2014.

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