Tuesday 6th May 2014 saw the Annual Multi-breed Show held at Aberdeen and Northern Marts’ Thainstone Centre.


Thainstone May Emslies Hyddgen  Overall Champion
Thainstone May Emslies Hyddgen Overall Champion

Top-priced pedigree Limousin was the 4,400gns May 2012-born bull Glassick Harrier consigned by Forbes Macdonald, Aspenbank, Turriff which had been purchased as a calf at foot at the Glassick Dispersal Sale in September 2012 from breeder Alistair Dunn, Glassick Farm, Braco, Dunblane.  Brought out by Keith Ogg, Buchaam Farm, Glassick Harrier is by Knock Atlas and out of Glassick Chestnut and sold to commercial farmer Kenny Morrison, Haddock Farm, Rothiemay to be put on heifers.

The Overall Champion under judge Harry Brown, Auchmaliddie Mains, Maud was the Limousin Champion, Emslies Hyddgen from Harry Emslie, Kinknockie, Mintlaw which sold for 3,100gns to WSL Muir, Upper Onston, Stenness.

In the show and sale of commercial beef breeding cattle, Overall Champion was a Simmental-cross heifer with her Limousin-sired heifer calf at foot from C & G Gordon, Lost Farm, Strathdon which realised £3,700 and sold to judge Charles Adam, Braeside, Cushnie. Reserve Champion went to a Limousin-cross heifer with a Limousin heifer calf again from Harry Emslie which realised £2,800.