The first of the YFC classes at today’s Caledonian Marts’ show and sale of show potential calves are underway and in the first class, the dairy calf class, the winner was S Rankin with an Ayrshire. Second here was G Black with a Holstein calf and third was S Rankin again with an Ayrshire.
Following that in the first of the beef calf classes, the winner was a March 2012-born British Blue cross bullock from John and James Graham, second place here went to Kirk Marshall with a Limousin cross born in February 2012 and in third was Kirsty Morton with another Limousin cross, this time a January-born entry.
The second of the beef breed classes saw the win go to Peter Wilson’s Limousin cross born in March 2012, with second going to Stephen Taylor with a Limousin cross and third to Andrew Morton with a March-born Limousin cross.
Then in the next class, the final bullock class the winner was Ian Dick with an end of April-born Charolais cross, second to this one was Adam Hamilton with a Limousin cross and in third place was Nicola Reid with another end of April-born Charolais.
In the first of the YFC heifer classes the winner was Suzie Dunn with a January 2012-born Limousin cross, with second spot going to Craig Malone with another Limousin cross and third place taken by Nicola Reid with a February-born Limousin cross.
Then in the second of the heifer classes with top spot was filled by Andrew Morton with a Limousin cross born in April last year. Taking second spot in this class was Jean McKay with a March-born Limousin cross and third was Ian McInnes, again with a Limousin cross.
The final heifer class of the day was won by R McLennan with a May 2012-born Limousin cross, with a Charolais cross from Suzie Dunn in second and third spot went to the Harvey family with their Limousin cross.