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Anymulewilldo

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And i remember trade not being sa flash when a pen of 25 lambs would come in and GT the auctioneer would say 'pounds for numbers' 😂
Hope we never hear that phrase again !
Pounds for numbers! Hell I’ve not heard that for ages!! GT! Grandad reckons he’s one of the best auctioneers he’s ever dealt with. Could extract the last bid out of anybody!
As said above He says it was an education at the old AM sale. 2 pens of 10 then nothing under 25’s. Once you got onto runners GT would start shouting “let the next lot in! I’ve customers here too take them by the hundred!” He says is a close run thing between Maurice and Gordon which of them would push you further! 😁
 

muleman

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Pounds for numbers! Hell I’ve not heard that for ages!! GT! Grandad reckons he’s one of the best auctioneers he’s ever dealt with. Could extract the last bid out of anybody!
As said above He says it was an education at the old AM sale. 2 pens of 10 then nothing under 25’s. Once you got onto runners GT would start shouting “let the next lot in! I’ve customers here too take them by the hundred!” He says is a close run thing between Maurice and Gordon which of them would push you further! 😁
I know who'd get left with more!
 

NI agri-food stakeholder groups discuss climate change bill with committee

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Written by Richard Halleron from Agriland

The Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) recently submitted oral evidence to members of the Stormont Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (AERA) committee on the content and potential impact of the Northern Ireland Climate Change Bill (No.2).

This draft legislation was recently introduced to the Northern Ireland Assembly by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) in conjunction with agriculture minister, Edwin Poots.

“We were accompanied by representatives from a wide range of food industry bodies, including the Northern Ireland Meat Exporters’ Association,the Ulster Farmers’ Union [UFU], Northern...
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