Continental bulls sold to a top price of 9,000gn four times at yesterday’s May bull sale at United Auctions in Stirling.
Alyth Show settled comfortably back into its traditional pre-Highland Show slot on Saturday with a day of sunshine, some serious competition and huge sighs of relief from the show organising committee.
The Shetland pony champion may have been one of the smallest animals in Kirriemuir's East Muirhead of Logie showground but she walked away with the day's most prestigious centenary trophy.
Championship quality cattle, sheep, goats and native horses were preened, paraded and took centre stage on a perfect Perth Show day.
Angus Show drew some of Scotland’s best livestock to Brechin Castle showground on Saturday and presented a great preview of some of the top quality animals that will be heading to the Royal Highland later this month.
The Aberdeen-Angus champion from Aberdeenshire breeders Neil and Graeme Massie took home the top price at yesterday’s May bull sale at United Auctions in Stirling.
The prestige of winning a top ticket at a summer show was never more clearly demonstrated than at Doune and Dunblane on Saturday when a sudden torrent of rain during the sheep interbreed judging left farmers and breeders drenched and chilled.
A two-year-old Highland heifer, Frangag Dudh of Cladich, from Banchory breeders Ian and Mary Adams, won the championship at the East of Scotland Highland Cattle Club's show at Forfar.