The Champions

Published: 26/02/2009

Exhibition cattle, overall and steers: J. and J. Wilson with Bob. Reserve – D. Morrison with Obama.

Heifers: D. Morrison with J-Lo, a 562kg (1,236lb) Limousin cross, by Bailea Tyson and out of a Belgian Blue cow, bred by Smallburn Farms, Elgin, from whom bought for £2,500 at the Caledonian Marts premier sale in September. Reserve – Roy Milne and sons Jim, Matthew and Sam, of Kennieshillock, Lhanbryde, with a 416kg (915lb) Limousin cross, by Bailea Teletext and out of a Charolais cross cow, bred by David Brown, Burnside of Dipple, Fochabers, and from whom bought privately in June.

Carcase: William Wilson, of Bulwark Farm, Maud, with a 27-month-old Limousin cross steer, bred by Stephen Duncan, Achdregenie, Glenlivet, and bought in October 2007. Reserve – Graham Gauld, of Backley, Durno, Inverurie, with a 22-month-old Limousin cross heifer, by Middledale Toronto and out of Limousin cross Simmental cross British Blue cow, bred by J. and J. Wilson, Cairnglass, Gollanfield, Inverness, and from whom bought at Dingwall in July.

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