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Denis Barrett

Denis Barrett

Auctioneer, Tom Cox conducting the Charolais Society sale at Tullamore on Saturday.

Auctioneer, Tom Cox conducting the Charolais Society sale at Tullamore on Saturday.

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Denis Barrett

PEDIGREE livestock sales are in the midst of the most revolutionary change in format for almost three-quarters of a century as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, which caused the shut down of the conventional mart system in March.

"There is no going back to the way breeders sold their pedigree animals in the past," says well-known livestock salesman Denis Barrett, who has been online selling since 2013.


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