• A SOUND trade prevailed throughout at Lawrie and Symington's sale of 1257 store cattle at Lanark, on Tuesday, which included a show and sale of calves wintered by Young Farmers in the Lanarkshire District.

  • DAIRY cattle sold to a top of 2220gns at Lawrie and Symington's inaugural Springer show and sale held at Lanark, on Monday.

  • YOUNG Richard Davidson, Corsairtly, Keith, came up trumphs at United Auctions' Young Farmers Overwintering competition at Huntly, last week, winning not only the overall championship with a Limousin cross bullock, but also the award for the best stocksperson.

  • DESPITE the increased entries, Simmental cattle breeders enjoyed a buoyant demand at the National Spring Show and Sale, at Carlisle, last week, where bull averages rose by more than £200 per head and for almost double the number sold compared to the same event in 2014.

  • A QUALITY entry of freshly calved cows and heifers, sold to 2550gns and averaged £1700 at the April Border and Lakeland Holstein Club show and sale.

  • A 616kg Charolais cross heifer from Monzie Farms, Crieff, stood reserve champion at the pre-sale show, and secured the lead price of £1530 at United Auctions annual Perth Show and Sale at Stirling on Monday.

  • A great show of pedigree Brown Swiss cattle at Jonny Lochhead's Kedar on-farm sale met a good solid demand peaking at 4100gns on two occasions with buyers forward from as far afield as Pembrokeshire and Northern Ireland.

  • TRADE reached a top of £2080 at a show and sale of pedigree and commercial females at Craven Market, in Skipton, North Yorkshire, on Monday.

  • A TOTAL of 435 cattle sold at the mid-month sale of pedigree and commercial dairy cattle at Beeston on Tuesday.

  • HUSBAND and wife duo, Harry and Lynwen Emslie, lifted both champion and reserve tickets at a show and sale of store cattle at Thainstone, last week.