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Buyers at the Devon Cattle Breeders' Society's Spring Show and Sale set a brisk trade from the outset in bidding for top quality animals from some of the region's most respected herds. Held last Thursday (March 23) at Sedgemoor Auction Centre, near Bridgwater in Somerset, a total of 86 registered pedigree Red Ruby Devon's passed through the ring. All bar one of the 13 bulls offered for sale were sold and the average of £3,281 was an increase of £880 on last year.Show…
More than 1,500 primary school children enjoyed two interactive days learning about farming and food at the annual Farm & Country Days held at the Royal Cornwall Showground.The pupils, aged between seven and nine years of age, came from 40 schools spread across the length and breadth of Cornwall to the venue near Wadebridge. Over 300 farmers, growers, food producers and representatives from agricultural and food production related businesses created around 60 hands-on exhibits to bring…