Central and West Fife Agricultural Society has enjoyed four dry shows in a row since moving its site to Hilton of Beath at Kelty.
If ever a Clydesdale bloodline suggested a foal might be destined for big things in the show ring it would be Collessie Jennifer’s.
THE BEST class of Shetland mares that judge Jimmy Wilson has seen for “many years” produced his two supreme ponies for the 2013 Scottish National Fat Stock Club’s Native Pony Show at Stirling.
United Auctions (Stirling) hosted the annual Perthshire and Fife Young Farmers’ calf wintering competition, with 46 calves forward for show and sale.
Aberdeen-Angus bulls sold to a record average at Stirling.
THE SALE of Simmental bulls at Stirlng started slowly but by the time it came to the best of the intermediate and junior bulls trade had picked up with commercial producers vying with the pedigree breeders for the best of the offering.
There was a change of face in the rostrum at Forfar Mart on Saturday with Andrew Barrie, from Lawrie & Symington’s Lanark Mart, selling the cattle.
Caithness livestock farmer Michael Shearer, Bridge of Westfield, brought three days of sheepdog trialling at Tillybin Farm, Kintore, Aberdeenshire, to a dramatic close.
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.
Beef Shorthorn judge Geoff Riby, Low Stonehills, Bridlington, made steady progress through the classes and had no hesitation in praising what he called a “wonderful show”.