3 April 1998

Show winner is the top-priced Ayrshire

MAKING the top price after winning the championship at the annual spring show and sale of Ayrshire cattle at Ayr was a freshly-calved heifer from the Cuthill Towers herd.

Cuthill Towers Heather Bell, by Cuthill Towers Autumn God, was led by breeders Messrs Lawrie, Milnathort, Kinross and taken at 900gns by Northern Ireland buyer S Baxter.

A heifer by Cuthill Towers Bureaucrat from the Vannaty herd of G Lawrie, Kinross stood reserve and made 750gns to G and R Templeton, Kilmarnock.

AVERAGES: 15 head £574. (James Craig)