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Fifty Years on and Still Going Strong

Mon 4 November 2019

The sale of store cattle in Shropshire and the marches has little changed over the past fifty years.

I recently discovered a store cattle sale catalogue from May 1969 from what was then the regular sales at craven arms.

The numbers of cattle forward for the sales today may have changed slightly but what has not changed very much are the farming families and people who still sell their stock by the livestock auction system.

Through our Ludlow sales we still meet the descendants of the same families selling cattle and sheep.

Long may it continue.

Phil Blackman-Howard

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