Crowds gathered among the sheep rings to witness the 15 sections of MV Accredited sheep battle it out for the inter-breed title, but it was the Charollais champion that took home the silverware.

Foxhill Vermin a shearling from Michael and Melanie Alford from Cullompton, Devon, was the stand out champion on the day.

Brought out by stockman, Will Price, this tup is son of the 16,000gns Loanhead Triathlon and out of a home-bred ewe.

Settling for reserve champion was a Texel shearling from Antony Carter, Devon. A Usk Vale Corker son and out of a Rhaeadr Best of the Best sired-dam.

The Dutch Spotted duo, made up of the champion and reserve from Graham Jackson, Lancaster and Ali Jackson, Annan, respectively, lifted the inter-breed pairs championship.

Graham's home-bred shearling is sired by Mount Pleasant Corker and out of a home-bred ewe, and paired up with Ali's home-bred gimmer, which is sired by Tiptop Charlie and out of an imported ewe.

Settling for the blue and white sash in the same competition was Henry Jewitt's Badgerfaced Texel pair from Barnard Castle.

For the full report grab this week's The Scottish Farmer.