• ABERDEEN and Northern Marts' show and sale of store and weaned calves, the Thainstone Spectacular, has been moved to Friday, August 21, 2015.

  • JIM and Gilmour Lawrie's herd from Sandyford, Monkton, has triumphed to win the Ayr County Ayrshire Cattle Club's annual herd competition, having won many of the individual awards, and the large herd section.

  • AN entry of some 70 calves made the NI Young Limousin Breeders' 'Calf Spectacular' a great success last week, with the top honours going to stock sired by Ampertaine Elgin.

  • KICKING off the 2015 show season in style by taking the supreme championship at Kilpatrick Foal Show, was Ronnie and Pete Black's Collessie Jennifer.

  • A COMPLETE list of judges for the 2015 Royal Highland Show.

  • THERE was a multi-national feeling to proceedings at this year's East of England Smithfield Festival, at Peterborough, with many of the main awards heading across the Irish Sea and north across the Border to Scotland, for both cattle and sheep.

  • A WEE prod with a sharp stick to any show or event secretaries who have still not sent in their event details for next year.

  • DONALD Morrison made a resounding return to the show ring by lifting the supreme red, white and blue sash in the open prime cattle classes as well as the reserve with his heifer and bullock champions at the Christmas Classic on Tuesday.

  • CALUM and Vivienne Angus lifted their ninth supreme prime lamb title at the Christmas Classic on Tuesday.

  • KEITH-BASED cousins, Reece and Lucy Simmers, had much to celebrate at Monday's Christmas Classic show of Young Farmers' prime cattle at Aberdeen and Northern Marts' Thainstone centre.