• THE Walkers from Brennand Farm, Dunsop Bridge, led the way at Craven Auction Mart's show and sale of store cattle, at Skipton, winning all but one of the main championships, as well as landing the top price.

  • CHAROLAIS bulls in particular, met a flying trade selling to 9200gns at Wednesday's multi-breed sale of pedigree bulls held alongside the Royal Northern Spring Show at Thainstone Agricultural Centre.

  • DESPITE a strong show on offer and a top of £4000, exhibition calves met a selective demand at the Royal Northern Spring Show, held at Aberdeen and Northern Marts, Thainstone, on Wednesday.

  • A tenth generation Excellent or Very Good female, attracted the lead price of 5000gns at the February Border and Lakeland pedigree dairy sale at Carlisle, selling for the top price of 5000gns for Jane Steel's Lomond herd from Balfron, Glasgow.

  • IT was double success for Mark and Heather Atkinson of Westfield, Quernmore, at the Bentham Auction Mart's Valentines dairy show and sale last week.

  • NEWTON of Logierait cleaned up at United Auctions' 'Aberfeldy' show and sale of store cattle, last week, lifting the champion title with a 428kg bullock which later realised £1340.

  • MOVING the sale date from early May to February certainly did not deter buyers at the Ervie Herefords spring bull sale held at Mains of Airies farm near Stranraer recently.

  • WITH last year's reduced beef prices combined with ever declining single farm payments, there is no doubting farmers are feeling the pinch, but, they still packed a fair old punch when it came to bidding on the best Limousin bulls and indeed females, at Carlisle.

  • TRADE was selective at the annual sale of Galloway cattle held at Castle Douglas last week.

  • HIGHLAND cattle breeders left Oban delighted after export demand gave their spring sale a boost, including the top priced bull going to Austrian buyers.