The UK’s Chief Veterinary Officer has confirmed H5N8 avian flu in a small backyard flock of chickens at a farm near Thornton, Wyre, Lancashire. A 3 km Protection Zone and a 10 km Surveillance Zone have been put in place around the infected premises to limit the risk of the disease spreading. We are only able to accept poultry and waterfowl from Scotland for our Sale on Saturday 27 May 2017. ...

After a four year course at Harper Adams University, John Smith, a member of the Institute of Auctioneers and Appraisers in Scotland (IAAS),  recently graduated with a certificate in Higher Education in Professional Studies in Livestock Market Operations and Management. Photograph taken by the Scottish Farmer at the graduation ceremony earlier this month.  From left to right are IAAS Vice P...