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Aberdeen Christmas Classic
Pedigree female sheep met a buoyant trade at the opening day of the Aberdeen Christmas Classic.
Pedigree beef bulls met a selective trade at the Aberdeen Christmas Classic at Thainstone yesterday.
Farmers from across Scotland will flock to the north-east next week for the annual Christmas Classic show and sale.
Almost 500 entries are forward for the annual Christmas Classic show and sale next week.
Entries are now open for this year’s Aberdeen Christmas Classic event.
It was a clean sweep for Robbie Wilson, North Dorlaithers, Turriff, at the biggest show and sale yet of pedigree sheep at the Aberdeen Christmas Classic.
A small selection of pedigree bulls averaged £3,934 for 15 head with seven Charolais levelling at £3,675, five Limsouin £4,557 and three Simmental £3,499 at the Aberdeen Christmas Classic.
The open sheep championship was won by 11-year-old exhibitor Seth Miller, The Lurg, Inverurie, who was showing at the Christmas Classic for the first time.
Fresh from judging the prime cattle at LiveScot, Harry Brown, Auchmaliddie Mains, Maud, was delighted to take the overall championship with a home-bred heifer at the Christmas Classic at Thainstone.
Farmers, butchers and livestock enthusiasts from all over Scotland and beyond will gather in the north-east next week for the Aberdeen Christmas Classic.
The deadline is fast approaching for final entries for this year’s Aberdeen Christmas Classic event.
Time is running out to submit entries for pedigree sheep and cattle for this year’s Aberdeen Christmas Classic.
Entry forms and schedules have been sent out this weekend to livestock exhibitors wishing to show at the Aberdeen Christmas Classic.
A young farmer from Huntly stole the show at yesterday’s Aberdeen Christmas Classic achieving the top price of the day with a home-bred Charolais bull.
A Limousin cross heifer named Oucha Baby landed the overall champion rosettes and top price at yesterday’s show and sale of prime cattle at the Aberdeen Christmas Classic.
Scottish pig farmers are enjoying a strong trade for cull sows with prices more than double what they were 12 months ago.
Texels led the charge at the opening day of the Aberdeen Christmas Classic yesterday selling to a top of 4,200gn.
NorthLink Ferries has been confirmed as the main event sponsor for this year's Aberdeen Christmas Classic.
Aberdeen and Northern Marts has hailed a considerable rise in pedigree female sheep and cattle entries for its two-day winter livestock show.
Aberdeen and Northern Marts (ANM) is now accepting entries for its premier winter show and sale.