• COMPETITORS AND spectators were similar in number at this year's Carnwath show where the rain just managed to stay away for the duration of the judging.

  • WINNING the first ever champion of champions award at Braco Show was the yearling Clydesdale filly Roughlands Jubilee Princess from the Johnston family - Iain, Arabella and Alana - from Kirkton, Falkirk.

  • A SUFOLK cross Cheviot Mule with a set of March-born Texel cross twin lambs took the champions of champions title at Caithness Show, staged in Thurso, last weekend.

  • Despite a somewhat horrendous weather forecast predicting torrential thunder showers, the rain held off until mid-afternoon for Sutherland Agricultural Society's annual show, staged in Dornoch, resulting in a cracking day out for all concerned.

  • A SHORT-LIVED but heavy, thundery mid-day shower did nothing to dampen enthusiasm on the first day of the two-day New Deer Show on Saturday.

  • IT SEEMED the rain was going to stay away for the duration of Fenwick Show but luck was not on side and the heavens opened half way through.

  • THE RAIN very nearly stayed away at Biggar show on Saturday, with that vast majority of the section judging being completed before a lunchtime downpour.

  • A LOCAL father and son duo made a triumphant return to the show ring after a 20 year absence to not only lift a breed championship with their Aberdeen-Angus bull, but also the cattle inter-breed as well as the champion of champions at Kirriemuir Show, last weekend.

  • Champion - J Laird, Cauldcoats Farm, Newton who had the dairy calf led by Freyja Aspinall from Midlothian.