A good show of cattle was put before judge Alistair Mackenzie of Whitebog Salers, Fortrose at the Royal Highland Show.

Junior female champion was Cleuchhead Gentle 23rd from the Livesey family, Scottish Borders. Sired by Drumlegagh Brandon she out of Cleuchhead Gentle 10th, born March 2013.

Cleuchhead Gentle 23rd

Cleuchhead Gentle 23rd

Junior male champion was Roy and Adam Crockett’s Bacardi Impeccable, this April 2013-born bull is sired by French import Ultra, out of Cleuchhead Delilah 3rd.

Bacardi Impeccable

Bacardi Impeccable

Champion female came from Farmstock Genetics with the Vaillant daughter Cumbrian Ladybird 559. This impressive 2011-born animal was shown with calf at foot.

Cumbrian Ladybird

Cumbrian Ladybird

Champion male went to the Livesey family’s Cleuchhead Compo, born February 2013 he is also sired by Drumlegagh Brandon and out of Cleuchhead Mhairi 4th.

Cleuchhead Compo

Cleuchhead Compo

After deliberation the judge placed Geogre McCall’s Carrick View Heloise as reserve overall champion. Born February 2012 this beautiful animal was sired by French import Rio and out of French import Clarine.

Carrick View Heloise

Carrick View Heloise

But taking the show and in the judges words “one of the finest example of a Salers he has seen in a while” was Farmstock Genetics Cumbrian Ladybird 559.

FEMALES born on or after 1st January 2013

1st   R & K Livesey, Cleuchhead Gentle 23rd

2nd   R & A Crockett, Bacardi Isla

3rd   S & R Hallos, Beeston Hall Goldie

4th   R & A Crockett, Bacardi Isla

FEMALES born on or between 1st January and 31st December 2012

1st   G McCall, Carrick View Heloise

2nd   S & R Hallos, Beeston Hall Floss

3rd   R & K Livesey Cleuchhead Hope 15th

4th   R & A Crockett, Bacardi Holly

Females born on or between 1st January and 31st December 2011

1st   Farmstock Genetics, Cumbrian Ladybird 559

2nd R & K Livesey, Cleuchhead Mhairi 13th

Females born on or before 31st December 2010

1st   R & K Livesey, Cleuchhead Hope 10th

2nd   G McCall, Fiere

3rd   R & K Livesey, Cleuchhead Mhairi 10th

Bull born on or after 31st march 2013

1st   R & Crockett, Bacardi Impeccable

Bull born on or between 1st January and 31st March 2013

1st   R & K Livesey, Cleuchhead Compo

2nd   R & A Crockett, Iron

Bull born on or before 31st December 2012

1st   S & R Hallos, Beeston Hall Finn