Family’s third consecutive champion
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.