The luck of the Irish prevailed in the show ring at Stirling on Sunday with both the supreme champion and reserve supreme champion rosettes awarded to breeders from Northern Ireland.
Some of the country’s best and most expensive Limousin bulls were heading to the Highlands and Islands last night after their breed sale at Stirling.
Aberdeen-Angus breeders left Stirling yesterday pleased and relieved with trade that saw the average price for bulls rise £544 on last year.
The 2015 Perth Show enjoyed a typical 2015 summer’s day it rained in the morning and then it rained again in the afternoon.
It was case of sunshine and showers at Braco Show on Saturday with the latter being heavy enough to send everyone scurrying for cover two or three times.
It was a case of “needs must” for Kirriemuir Show organisers during the run up to the 2015 event.
Doune and Dunbland Show certainly had a wet start with around 35 millimetres of rain falling on Friday evening and into Saturday morning.
A Limousin cross heifer taking the show circuit by storm was crowned the supreme champion of champions at the Fettercairn Show.
Alyth Show had the best of the weekend’s weather and its recently adopted site at Bogie’s Field on the outskirts of Blairgowrie once again proved ideal as a show field.
The interbreed sheep championship on Saturday at the Royal Highland saw Black Isle farmer and sheep industry insider Rod McKenzie in charge.