ALI Jackson’s champion went on to top the sale of store cattle at C and D Auction Marts, Dumfries, on Monday, when members of the Dumfries and Galloway Young Farmers clubs’ exhibited their entries in the overwintering competition. 

From a total of 37 YF calves forward, Ali’s Limousin bullock named Black Jack was originally purchased from Gary Bell, Haa-Side at the October sale at Dumfries, before going on to win the baby beef section at LiveScot. Black Jack later sold back to Gary, who was buying on behalf of a client for future showing, for £2000 or 362.3p per kg. 

In reserve was Youknowwhatimeanharry from Ali’s girlfriend, Hannah Sloan. Another Limmy bullock bred at Haa-Side, he realised £1520 or 302p when knocked down to local show man, W Boyd.

LEADING prices:

YF bullocks – Lim – £2000, £1420 Ali Jackson, Maulcastle. £1550 Ben Radley, Loaningfoot; £1520, £1500, £1060 Hannah Sloan, Rigghead; £1420 Abby Forsyth, Mains of Minnydow; £1280 Jenna Reid, Calf Park; £1200 Aileen Mcintosh, Drumflower; £1140 Megan Forsyth, Mains of Minnydow; £1100, £1020 Craig Goldie Skipmyre; £1080 Lewis Goldie, Skipmyre; £980 Bobby Lander, Bargaly. BB – £1150 Annabelle Hiddleston, Rigghead. Char – £1150 Ben Radley, Loaningfoot; £1150 Gregor Service, Balgreggan; £1120 Carol Mair, Meikleholm; £1100 David Watson, High Mark; £1000 C Gillon, Nether Dargavel. Blo – £1060 Craig Marshall, Auchenleck; £980 Calum Lammie, Laigh, Glenstockdale.