This year’s Aberdeen-Angus National Show, held in conjunction with the Border Union Agricultural Show, saw more than 75 head of Aberdeen-Angus cattle forward from all corners of the
Netherton Focus is now destined for the Stirling Bull Sales in October. Describing his champion
Commenting on his win, a delighted William McLaren jnr said: “We couldn’t have asked for more from this show. Having done so well at this year’s Royal Highland Show it was fantastic to win the championship at the National. We look forward to bringing Focus to the
Taking the reserve champion spot was the leader in the female championship, Linton Gelibertines Ella J177 from Gordon Brooke, Malton,
Having stood second in the same class as the champion, the reserve male championship went to Cumnock, Ayrshire-based Alastair Clark’s Duncanziemere Jaguar J306. Born January 2009, Jaguar is by the Hoff Limited Edition SC 594 son Aln Govenor D833 and is out of the Newcairnie Pastor Z006 daughter Duncanziemere Jody D147.
Taking reserve in the female championship having made the journey up from Romsey in Hampshire was Lockerley Hall Farms, with their February 2008-born heifer Lockerley Georgina H904. By the Netherton Eastern Cruz son Lockerley Mr Big D462, she is out of the Idvies Jester Eric A057 daughter Lockerley Georgina E591.
Commenting on the National Show, the Society’s chief executive Ron Mchattie said: “We were delighted with this year’s National Show. The standard on offer was incredibly impressive throughout the classes. The Society would like to thank the Border Union Show for their hospitality and management for helping make the event such a positive one for the breed.”