Balmoral Show: ‘Culchies’ and ‘townies’ work in harmony
This year’s Balmoral Show served to demonstrate that the gulf between country folk and town dwellers is narrowing while it also marked another remarkable chapter in the story of a rare breed of cattle in Ireland.
New Pedigree Cattle Trust launches at Balmoral Show
One of the first items on the agenda of the 2017 Balmoral Show was the launch of the Pedigree Cattle Trust, a new group set-up to promote Northern Ireland’s world-class pedigree herds and advocate on behalf of local cattle breeders.
Passing of Sam Wharry (56) ‘a tragic loss’ to UK sheep industry
The National Sheep Association (NSA) has said it is gravely saddened to announce the sudden passing of Samuel Wharry, NSA Chairman and County Antrim sheep farmer, who died suddenly on Friday 5th May aged just 56.