Breeders from the north-east enjoyed success at the Dark Diamonds sale of pedigree Suffolk sheep in Carlisle.
Suffolk breeders from across the UK and Ireland will descend on United Auctions’ Stirling Agricultural Centre for the breed’s Scottish National show and sale next week.
Turriff breeder Craig Paterson has been crowned cream of the crop in the North East of Scotland Suffolk Club’s annual flock competition.
Suffolks met a red hot trade at the breed’s Scottish area show and sale in Stirling.
North-east Suffolk breeder Jimmy Douglas lifted the top title and price at the breed society’s national show and sale in Shrewsbury last weekend.