Lifting the overall championship at Thainstone this afternoon was Black Caviar, a Limousin cross heifer from Andrew Anderson, Smallburn Farms. This one, a Brian daughter is out of a Blue cross dam. She had previously been commercial champion at Black Isle and champion at Keith as well as being reserve at Nairn. This one weighs 416kg and had previously been junior heifer and overall junior champion.
Taking the senior championship was Limousin cross heifer Alisha from Monzie Farms. This one, sired by Normande Adventurer weighed in at 396kg and is out of a Blue cross dam. She was champion at Alyth and took the senior heifer championship this afternoon.
Standing reserve to her in the senior heifers was the second placed heifer from the same class, Michael Durno’s heifer by Thrunton Explosive. This is a 400kg October-born heifer out of a Limousin cross dam.
Reserve to Black Caviar in the junior heifers was Messrs MacArthur Bros heifer by Dyke Triumph and out of a Blue cross dam. She weighs 250kg.
Across in the bullocks the winner of the senior championship was Andrew Anderson again with his Brian son Usain. He is out of a Limousin cross dam and was male champion at Nairn, Black Isle, Grantown and Turriff. He weighs 528kg.
Reserve spot here was taken by P U Lawson, a Windsold Chancer son from Monzie Farms. This is out of a Blue cross dam and weighs 432kg. He was reserve champion at Alyth.
In the junior steers the champion was Barry Paterson with Bang Tidy, a Shatton Pedro son out of a Limousin cross dam. He weighs 384kg. Reserve here was Andrew Anderson’s steer by Bonderbo Escort and out of a Limousin cross dam. He weighs 310kg.