• Despite attracting a record breaking entry of Blackface sheep, the inter-breed sheep and coveted overall champion of champions trophy at Abington Show, was presented to the lead Texel.

  • BUYERS were present from as far south as Devon and as north as Orkney for last week's Thainstone Spectacular show and sale of calves for future showing purposes at Aberdeen and Northern Marts which saw a change of date from the beginning of September to the middle of August.

  • THERE was plenty to celebrate for David and Elizabeth Stewart when they made a succesful return to the prime lamb section of Strathardle Show, last week, with a pair that then went on to stand champion of champions.

  • IT was a celebrated return to the top for the Irvine family at Grantown Show, last week, as their new Limousin stock bull went on to lift the champion of champions title at the show which basked in wall to wall sunshine.

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