• DAISY Duke, a Limousin cross heifer scooped the supreme championship at the Nation Beef Association's Beef Expo 2016, staged at Bakewell Agricultural Centre, Derbyshire, last week.

  • THE rain threatened but didn't come to much as Stonehouse show enjoyed at blustery day last Saturday.

  • A CRACKING in-calf Aberdeen-Angus heifer from John Gilmour's Belhaven herd, from Tranent, took centre stage to claim the overall champion of champions at what turned out to be a glorious day at Fife Show, last weekend.

  • THE AAYFC's rally got off to a cracking start at the weekend, with every young farmers club in Ayrshire having entries in nearly every category.
  • LIVING up to his name, Shaken Not Stirred not only secured the cattle inter-breed at Dalry Show, on Saturday, but went on to lift the champion of champions ticket for Jennifer Hyslop.

  • IT WAS a show designed by Carlsberg in terms of weather, quality of stock and visitors, but all the good fizz was made flat by continuing serious issues with traffic control for those going to and leaving from Northern Ireland’s leading agricultural event, the Balmoral Show, last week.
  • IT was a day for suncream as Kilmacolm Show basked in glorious weather last weekend, with good numbers of stock on offer from almost all sections.
  • Glorious sunshine, albeit with a decidedly chilly breeze, ensured record numbers of spectators to view yet another cracking line-up of stock at Ayr Show, where a Limousin heifer from one of the smallest herds in the country was crowned supreme champion of champions.
  • TAKING centre stage at the event will be the National Spring Spectacular Show, which will see more than 120 commercial cattle competing for a share of £5500 in prize money. 
  • THE SPIRITUAL home of historic livestock breed improvement, Bakewell, will be the centre of a lesson in modern livestock production when the 2016 NBA Beef Expo is held at The Agricultural Business Centre, on Friday, May 20.