Breeders from the north led the charge in the Simmental show ring at the Stirling Bull Sales.
Stirling Bull Sales
A powerful Aberdeen-Angus bull sporting a third prize rosette broke through the ranks to sell for 25,000gns at a breed sale which picked up momentum after a sticky start to trade.
Peterborough breeders Harry, Charles and Sally Horrell dominated the Beef Shorthorn leaderboard, with both the junior and senior champions.
It was a day of glory for Aberdeenshire breeders at the Stirling Bull Sales, where north-east herds dominated all the top slots on the Aberdeen-Angus prize-winners’ board.
This year’s United Auctions Bull Sales in Stirling has seen hundreds of bulls and female cattle on show for farmers looking to replace or invest in new stock.
For more than a quarter of a century the Aberdeen-Angus cattle that graze the lush grass of the Carse of Gowrie have been a landmark on the busy A90.
Scottish breeders reigned supreme at the Stirling May Bull Sales with the champion rosettes for the Aberdeen-Angus, Charolais and Simmental bulls awarded to stockmen from north of the border.
Charolais bulls met a flying trade at Stirling Bull Sales on Monday with a new breed sale average set and a top price of 46,000gn paid.
A Borders farmer who has been breeding Aberdeen-Angus cattle for almost 30 years won the supreme championship at Stirling, just eight months before he retires.
Ayrshire breeders Jack and Grace Ramsay won the supreme Beef Shorthorn championship at Stirling with the breed's intermediate champion, Millerston Jamboree.