250,000 heifer


North Shropshire
Pedigree breeders, selling and buying vastly overpriced animals, can get into awful difficulties regarding taxation.

Do you save any tax by buying a very expensive animal. It goes down in your closing valuation at the same price.
Unless it dies and you haven;t got it insured - in which case you're quids (or gns) in.
Just use the "Herd Basis"


Livestock Farmer
This bull was sold I think in 1974 for £17000 gns. Wonder what that would be worth today. Semen still available and being used - wish I could get my hands on some!


Its a real credit to the limousin breed how theyve improved so much....they have great conformation now....15 or 20 years ago they all had hind quarters like an ang....i mean poor hind quarters!

New report underlines need for joined-up action to protect rivers

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New report underlines need for joined-up action to protect rivers

Written by Defra Press Office

A wide river is in view in a valley in the background, a drystone wall is behind the river, and large, green trees are prominent in the scene.

The Rivers Trust has today launched its State of Our Rivers report aiming to allow the English public understand and explore the health of their rivers on a national and local scale.

Environment Minister Rebecca Pow and Environment Agency Director John Leyland attended the launch panel to discuss the ways in which the...