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Record Crowds and Females to the Fore at Borderway Agri Expo 2018

7th November 2018

These may be changing and uncertain times for the industry, but there was certainly nothing uncertain about Borderway Agri–Expo held on Friday 2nd November. For this one of UK’s leading winter agricultural events, the sun shone, and it attracted a record crowd and some of the finest sheep and cattle from across the length and breadth of the UK.  It highlighted the vitality of the livestock industry and demonstrated what a crowd puller, a tense


Kirkby Stephen Sees Continuing Success

21st August 2018

Mark Richardson, Auctioneer and Livestock Manager for Harrison & Hetherington’s Kirkby Stephen and Middleton Auction Marts, discusses his views on what has been “a consistently strong year” and looks forward to the upcoming sales. “Spring and Summer have proved successful, and in recent recent weeks, we have sold up to 5000 sheep, on a Tuesday evening sale at Kirkby Stephen. These evening sales are the ‘bread and butter’, very busy and increasing in terms of



Record-Breaking Judges at Borderway Agri Expo 2018 – 2nd November

20th July 2018

Renowned Judges at Autumn Livestock Showcase The UK’s leading Winter Livestock event, hosted by Harrison and Hetherington, has today announced an impressive line-up of judges for the 2018 Borderway Agri-Expo. The judges will travel across the sea from Ireland and Fife in Scotland to this now highly anticipated annual industry event. The cattle classes will be the responsibility of Alan Veitch, from Drumlone, in Co Fermanagh, in Northern Ireland; Baby Beef Classes will be judged




Hat Trick Win for Champion of 2018 Dairy Expo

12th March 2018

Borderway UK Dairy Expo firmly established as a showcase for UK genetics and dairy business innovations  Harrison & Hetherington’s Borderway UK Dairy Expo, which was held on Saturday 10th March 2018, in Carlisle, saw the Bradbury family from Derbyshire, take away the prestigious Champion of Champions for an unprecedented third time in front of a record-breaking crowd. The event proved yet again to be an exceptional showcase of UK’s genetics as well as a


Welsh Dairy Farmer Receives Prestigious Industry Accolade

12th March 2018

Today (10th March), at Harrison & Hetherington’s Borderway UK Dairy Expo, Jimmy Wilson from the Tregibby Herd in Cardigan, Wales, became the 2018 recipient of the John Dennison Lifetime Achievement Award. A past President of the Holstein Association Jimmy received this award for his lifetime’s commitment to the dairy industry and his breeding success. Now in its sixth year, the John Dennison Lifetime Achievement Award, is presented in memory of the highly regarded breeder of


John Dennison Award – UK Dairy Expo 2018 -10th March

22nd January 2018

Prestigious Industry Accolade Details Announced Nominations are currently being sought for the 2018 John Dennison Award. Since it was launched in 2012, one element of Borderway UK Dairy Expo which has become integral to the event is the presentation of the John Dennison Lifetime Achievement Award.  This annual award is presented in memory of the highly regarded breeder of Denmire Holsteins, John Dennison of Scales Park Farm, Ulverston. The judging panel made up of industry


Borderway UK Dairy Expo 2018 – Saturday 10th March

20th December 2017

Antipodean and British Judges Announced for Borderway UK Dairy Expo 2018 Harrison & Hetherington have announced an outstanding line-up of British and International judges for their flagship dairy showcase, Borderway UK Dairy Expo 2018, which will take place in Carlisle on Saturday 10 March. This high acclaimed event is now a firm fixture in the dairy industry calendar and a significant showcase for British dairy genetics. Over 7000 visitors attended last year, illustrating the importance