• IT WAS a dry day with the sun making some appearances throughout.

  • KILBARCHAN show saw a bumper turn out of both exhibitors and spectators last weekend, perhaps benefitting from the unfortunate cancelations of other local events this summer.

  • A black Limousin bull shown by Katherine Lawson, Windsole, Auchterarder, continued on his winning ways at Alyth Show, to win his second overall champion of champions award of the year.

  • THERE was almost a clean sweep for the Aberdeen-Angus breed for the interbreed judging at Ingliston, when they produced the supreme animal of all breeds, the best interbreed team of four and the pair champions.

  • RONNIE Black's yearling filly, Collessie Jennifer, continued her winning form to stand female and supreme Clydesdale champion before going on to win the Sanderson Trophy for best Scottish native pony.

  • Russell and Margaret Gray's success in the Charollais sheep lines continued right through to the individual and pairs inter-breed competitions, when the couple from Langside, Kirkfieldbank, Lanark, went on to lift all three championships.

  • PARKEND Sanchez Tamara took her second Holstein breed title in succession before being placed the show's best dairy animal overall by the judge, Robert Burrow, of the Stardale Holstein herd.

  • IT WAS a slightly overcast morning at Straiton Show, but by the afternoon, and the announcement of the champion of champions, the sun decided to make a timely appearance.

  • IT WAS a slightly overcast morning at Straiton Show, but by the afternoon, and the announcement of the champion of champions, the sun decided to make a timely appearance.

  • Despite a bitterly cold wind and temperatures half that of the previous day, several farming families enjoyed a cracking day out at Stirling Show, winning their second, even third breed title of the year.