A high clearance of Limousin bulls at Stirling was “very clearly” driven by commercial demand.
The Shorthorn breed was the only one to feature in the first Perth Bull Sales 150 years ago, so it was only right that it should have been the subject of a little special attention this year, with breed society patron the Princess Royal at the Stirling ringside to see the champions being placed.
Texel ram lambs met a sound commercial trade at the Scottish Club Show and Sale at Lanark yesterday, with an 85% clearance of the 268 sheep on offer, writes Lynsey Clark.
Scotland’s National Meat Exhibition is traditionally run in two phases, with live judging at Caledonian Marts in Stirling followed three days later by carcase judging of the same animals at Scotbeef, Bridge of Allan.
Simmental bulls sold steadily at Stirling on the opening day of the second week of the February sales.
An “ultimate style of dairy cow” perfectly suited for any commercial business was the “runaway winner” for the £1,000 Super Cow award at the climax of AgriScot.
Central and West Fife Agricultural Society has enjoyed four dry shows in a row since moving its site to Hilton of Beath at Kelty.
A ewe lamb, Woodies Windstrom ET, led the way at the Beltex Scotland Female sale at the Livescot event in Lanark Mart.
The cattle interbreed line-up at Doune and Dunblane Show, judged by Colin Wight, Carwood, Biggar, was a high-quality affair.
It was a case of deadlock amidst the judging of Scotland’s heavy horses on the opening day of the Royal Highland Show.