It was a winning show for Gordon Webster and Gordon Smith, Guildy Den, Angus, when they swept the boards in the milking section, winning the champion and reserve honours coupled with numerous other red rosettes.

Their supreme was Guilden Elma, a three-year-old nanny by Guilden Brison, out of Guilden Elm, while runner up was Guilden Eva, a six-year-old out of Tolbrook Elentra and sired by Mineshop Melborne. She was show champion in 2022.

Champion Boer went to Balmeddie Ilex from Rebecca SeathChampion Boer went to Balmeddie Ilex from Rebecca Seath

Leading the milking goatling section was Guilden Glorymint, sired by Ashdeane Meadowmover and out of Guilden Glory 9. She took the same honours at Angus.

In the Pygmy section, Brucklay Harmony, an eight-year-old bred by Clare Bailey, but shown by Aylswood Rare Breeds, Perthshire, scored a hat-trick having also won the championship here in 2022 and 2023. She is by Moorview Hysopp and out of Brucklay Bess.

Aylswood Rare Breeds champion Pygmy Brucklay HarmonyAylswood Rare Breeds champion Pygmy Brucklay Harmony

Clare Bailey took the reserve breed honours with the goatling champion, Brucklay O’Hara.

Goats bred by Malcolm and Maureen Ross, Balmedie, Aberdeenshire, led the Boer section, with the supreme Balmedie Ilex, shown by Rebecca Seath, Midlothian. She is sired by Caistealcnoc Eddie.

Cerys Southwood took the top spot in the young handlersCerys Southwood took the top spot in the young handlers

Reserve was the couple’s own Balmedie Jura, a goatling by Australian sire Topknot Theodore, out of Balmedie Dancer. Both animals are former winners here.

Cerys Southwood successfully defended her title as supreme young handler, when showing a British Toggenburg from the family herd in Angus.

Joint reserve winners in the young handlers were Naomi McCreath from Wigtownshire and Nesta Southwood from Angus.