ON Orkney the young farmers' over wintering competition saw the championship go to a Limousin heifer from Scott Drever

Bred by WSL Muir, Upper Onston, Stenness, it sold for £3200 to Harry Emslie, Kinnochie, Mintlaw.

The reserve champion was a Limousin heifer from Lee Rendall. Again bred by Mr Muir, this one made £1800 to E Flett Butchers, Stromness.

Champion steer a Limousin from Jessica Rendall which went on to sell for £1600 to Williamsons, Kirkwall.

Champion home-bred was a Limousin from Frazer Leslie, Odinstone, Shapinsay. It sold for £1350 to the judge, Harry Brown, Auchmallidie Mains, Maud.


Steers – Haltered steers, born 2017 – 1, J Rendall, Hutter Cottage, Stromness; 2, Gary Isbister, Oldhall, Stromness; T Linklater, Biggings, Stenness.

Haltered steers born 2018 – 1, F Leslie, Odinstone, Shapinsay; 2, C Spence, Hayon, Birsay; 3, S Stanger, Rossmyre, Firth. Unhaltered steers – 1, G Norquoy, Whithecrest Park, Tankersness. Home-bred – 1, F Leslie Odinstone Shapinsay with a Limousin; 2, K Isbister, Old Hall, Stromness; 3, Julia Slater, Backakelday, Holm.

Haltered heifers, born 2017 – 1, S Drever, Quanterness Cottage, St Ola; 2, L Rendall, Eildon Tankerness; 3, I Kemp, Hatston Park, Kirkwall.

Haltered heifers born 2018 – 1, G Hamilton, Gorn, Harray; 2, B Irvine, Staiwaddy, Stromness

Unhaltered heifers – 1, C Sinclair, Appieteen, Sandwick; 2, R Stevenson, Backakelday, Holm. Homebred – 1, S Sclater Scarvataing Stenness.