The cattle interbreed line-up at Doune and Dunblane Show, judged by Colin Wight, Carwood, Biggar, was a high-quality affair.
The newly branded LiveScot event, held at Lanark Market on Saturday, was hailed a triumph by exhibitors and spectators alike, with the primestock spectacle enjoying a strong turnout of both.
A ewe lamb, Woodies Windstrom ET, led the way at the Beltex Scotland Female sale at the Livescot event in Lanark Mart.
Spectators braved the blustery conditions to witness a strong turnout of stock in the sheep lines over the first two days of the Royal Highland, with entries up by more than 100 on the year, to 1,972 head.
One of the highlights of the Stirling Bull Sales was the dispersal of ex-international rugby player David Sole’s Glenbuchat herd.
All eyes over the last two days may have been concentrated on the bull sales at United Auction’s Stirling Agricultural Centre but, meanwhile, on the other side of town the management and board of the rival Caledonian Marts have been pondering the future of the business.
The Highland Cattle Society has reported a buoyant trade at its 124th annual show and sale held at Caledonian Marts in Oban on Monday.
Central and West Fife Agricultural Society has enjoyed four dry shows in a row since moving its site to Hilton of Beath at Kelty.
After an opening day without too many highlights, the second day of the Stirling October Bull Sales livened up as the Simmentals took centre stage.
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.