Holstein open day raises £30,000 for neonatal unit
Holstein NI’s family open day, sponsored by Lacpatrick and Ecosyl from Volac, has been hailed as a phenomenal success. The event, hosted by the Smyth family’s Ballyweaney Herd at Cloughmills, attracted more than 1,500 people and has raised £30,000 for the Perinatal Trust Fund at the Royal Victoria Hospital’s Neonatal Unit. Read more >>>
Trip to Toronto Winter Fair
Semex is organising a trip to the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto. Costing £1,350 per person, the 8-day tour runs from 4th to 11th November 2017. The itinerary also includes a trip to Niagara Falls, a vineyard tour, a multiple farm visits. The price includes flights from Heathrow airport, accommodation, breakfast and lunch.
For further details click here to see full itinerary and booking form, or contact Leanne Garden, events and marketing co-ordinator, Semex on tel: 01292 671525.
May 2017: Champion leads Kilrea bull entry at 2,500gns
Pedigree bulls attracted strong demand at Holstein NI’s May show and sale, hosted by HA McIlrath and Sons at Kilrea Mart. Prices peaked at 2,500gns, with auctioneer Mark Stewart confirming that 8 lots were traded to average £1,981 each. Read more >>>