• 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.

  • FATHER and son team, John and William McMordie, of Ballygowan, County Down, led the bull entry at the Hereford Cattle Society spring sale at Hereford, on Tuesday, with sales at 10,800gns, 10,500gns and 8200gns.

  • IT was a bumper day for the Wilson family and their Warnelview herd from Wood Farm, Thursby, last week, as they led the way at the annual spring show and sale of pedigree Holstein and British Friesian bulls, at Carlisle.