Peebles Show at Nether Horsburgh last Saturday attracted even more people than last year.
A full report appears in tomorrow’s (Thursday, August 21) Southern Reporter, including the champion of champions, other contestants in the top line up and sheep champions.
Additional winners follow: taking the trophy the most points gained at the show were J Wight & Sons, Midlock, Crawford, Biggar, and winning the best trade stand trophy were Garden Solutions.
The Highland champion was a cow from Kelty enthusiast, Donald McNaughton while a bull shown by Peebles exhibitor Caroline Cuthbertson took reserve. The reserve Charolais champion was from J Wight & Sons, Midlock, Crawford, Biggar. The Limousin championship went to Ian Nimmo, Bogside Farm, Newmains, Wishaw and the reserve to Allan Campbell, Strawfrank, Carstairs. The Simmentals were topped by Gavin Brown, Springfield, Leadburn with the reserve going to David Lowry, Newsteadings, Cartland, Lanark. West Linton’s T & A Cockburn, Kingside, Leadburn won the British Blue’s highest honour; D & L Watret Muirfield, Hightae, Lockerbie were reserve. Any Other Pure Breed was won by W & I McGregor Chesterhall Parks, Wiston, Biggar with reserve going to Harvey Cattle
Abington farmer Kelly Blackwood, Nether Abington Farm won the commercial cattle championship and Robert Black, Drochil Castle, West Linton was reserve. The on farm cow and calf champion and reserve went to J Warnock & Sons Dreva, Broughton.
Lady Joan White presented the trophies.