Wednesday 4 September 2013 7:36 am

Cowgate: "Bullish" announcement from Barclays

The Barclays rights issue announcement is turning some heads (release).

Rather than linking to the Barclays website, all links to Barclays actually direct to Hereford, a site that sells bull semen.

A Barclays spinner told City A.M. "I'm absolutely not saying anything more on Cowgate".

An updated release has now been issued, but the old one is still visible. Here's Barclays' reasoning:

This announcement replaces the Right Issue – Update announcement issued at 7.00hrs on 4 September 2013 under RNS number 1649N for the following reason:

URLs provided in the original announcement were incorrect.

We're not sure who's made the cock up, but maybe someone at Barclays was too focused on the results of bull and pig semen specialist firm Genus.