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.
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.
The prices Scottish producers are receiving for prime cattle remain 6-7% higher than this time last year, according to Stuart Ashworth, Quality Meat Scotland’s head of economics services.
The Highland Cattle Society has reported a buoyant trade at its 124th annual show and sale held at Caledonian Marts in Oban on Monday.
Demand for Beltex shearling tups almost matched supply at the two-day premier sale held at Carlisle, and breeders headed home more than happy with increased averages for more sold.
The 50th annual sale of pedigree Luing cattle was staged by Wallets Marts, Castle Douglas, in conjunction with the Luing Cattle Society.
Saturday’s Stars of the Future show at Stirling Agricultural Centre turned out to be a first-class day for Limousin breeders Ian and Wendy Callion from Bolfornought near Stirling.