Taking the championship in yesterday’s Christmas primestock show was M V Fleming, Mosstower, with a homebred Aberdeen-Angus steer which weighed 550kg and sold at 405p/kg.

Reserve overall were Robert and Jac Neil, Upper Nisbet, with a Limousin cross heifer which weighed 540kg and sold at 290p/kg.

Full class results

CLASS 1 SINGLE BULLOCK NATIVE BREED

1st       M/s Fleming, Mosstower, 550kg made 405p to Lees Butchers

2nd      M/s S&J Allen, Longnewton, 685kg made 186p to Martin Baird Butcher

3rd       M/s RR Braes, Burnshot,  555kg made 177p to  James Cockburn, Dalkeith

CLASS 2 SINGLE BULLOCK CONTINENTAL BREED

1st       M/s Campbell, Glenrath, 565kg made 208p to  Colin Peat, Haddington

2nd      M/s Cuthbertson, Jedderfield, 690kg made 186p to  M/s JP Mason

3rd       Robert Neil & Ptrs, Upper Nisbet, 197kg made 197p to   Denholm Meats, Hawick

CLASS 3 SINGLE HEIFER NATIVE BREED

1st      M/s Ross Farms, Wester Middleton, 505kg made 189p to Harry Emslie, Peterhead

2nd     M/s Osborne & Sons, Outerston, 475kg made 178p  to Alex Smith, Edinburgh

3rd     J Connell Esq, Wantonwalls, 500kg made 179p to John Anderson Butchers

CLASS 4 SINGLE HEIFER CONTINENTAL BREED

1st      M/s Campbell, Easter Harprew, 575kg made 199p to Ramsay Butcher, Edinburgh

2nd     Bain Farming Co, Coxydene, 580kg made 195p to Halliwells Butcher, Selkirk

3rd      W B Hamilton & Sons, Bee Edge, 620kg made 193p to Harry Emslie, Peterhead

CLASS 5 BEST BULLOCK or HEIFER BRED BY EXHIBITOR

1st     Robert Neil & Ptrs, Upper Nisbet, 540kg made 290p to Craig Douglas, St Boswells

2nd    Swarland Old Hall, 565kg made 204p to WTS Forsyth & Sons, Peebles

3rd     M/s J Logan, 605kg made 186p to Worsley Wholesale Butchers

CLASS 6 PAIR BULLOCKS

1st    W  B Hamilton & Sons, Bee Edge, 580kg /592kg made 195p(twice) to Ramsay Butchers & WTS Forsyth & Sons, Peebles

2nd  G&A Hamilton, Ramrig, 575kg/535kg made 195/193p to Malone of Edinburgh 

3rd   Robert Neil & Ptrs, Upper Nisbet, 565kg/575Kg made 196p to Tulloch of Paisley & 200p to WTS Forsyth & Sons, Peebles

CLASS 7 PAIR HEIFERS

1st  Robert Neil & Ptnrs, Upper Nisbet, 530kg/550kg made 208p to Gosford Bothy Shop & 209P 191p to Harry Emslie, Peterhead. 

2nd   W B Hamilton & Sons, Bee Edge, 570kg/615kg made 199/195p to Harry Emslie, Peterhead.  

3rd  Bain Farming Co, Coxydene  weight 590kg/570kg made 187p to M/s T Kerr & Son ,Selkirk, & 195p to Worsley Wholesale Butchers