Fam­ily’s third con­sec­u­tive cham­pion

The Press and Journal (Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire) - - FARMING -

A Charo­lais cross bul­lock was crowned supreme cham­pion at Aberdeen and North­ern Marts’ show and sale of Shet­land and west High­land weaned and suck­led calves.

Put for­ward by Leonard and Iso­bel Wishart, Bakkan­lee, Whites­ness, Walls, Shet­land, the 324kg bul­lock se­cured the fam­ily’s third con­sec­u­tive cham­pi­onship at the sale, held at the Thainstone Cen­tre, In­verurie.

He sold for £900 to judge John Ed­die, Hall­hill, Kin­neff.

The west High­land calf ti­tle was awarded to a Charo­lais cross heifer from Alan Kerr, Bar­vas Glebe Farm, Isle of Lewis.

Weigh­ing 336kg, she topped the weaned heifer calves sale and sold for £780 to Stephen Bros, Home Farm, Til­ly­maud, Long­haven, Peter­head.

Leonard Wishart

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