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
The UK’s largest livestock trading company, Harrison and Hetherington, announces today the promotion of two senior members of staff, to Joint Managing Directors. The two, David Pritchard, formerly Operations Director for Harrison and Hetherington, and Scott Donaldson, formerly the Company’s Sales Director, take up their positions, with immediate effect. Both are exceptionally well known within the livestock auctioneering industry, and both have an in-depth knowledge of the Company’s business and livestock trading.
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
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Major Livestock Industry Event scheduled for Carlisle The Borderway Agri-Expo, hosted by Harrison & Hetherington and held at Borderway, Carlisle, Cumbria, will return in 2018 following on from the unprecedented success of the event in 2017, which attracted over 13,000 visitors. Borderway Agri-Expo, which will be held on Friday 2nd November 2018, has proved itself to be a true celebration of British livestock farming and showcasing the best of livestock from around the UK.
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
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
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
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
Harrison & Hetherington have announced the return of their national dairy showcase, Borderway UK Dairy Expo, which will take place at the Borderway Exhibition Centre, in Carlisle, on 10 March 2018. The Expo, which is now in its seventh year and sponsored by Holstein UK, CIS, Clydesdale Bank, Carrs Billington, Farmers Guardian and Norbrook, is now a firm fixture in the dairy industry calendar. It attracts some of the finest dairy cattle in the UK