Organised by Aberdeen & Northern Marts (ANM) in conjunction with the Aberdeen Fatstock
Association, the fixture includes a showcase of leading prime cattle and sheep from across Scotland, as well as shows and sales of female pedigree sheep, pedigree beef bulls, and the Rising Stars exhibition calf show.
LLANYBYDDER CHRISTMAS FATSTOCK
SHOW AND SALE, MONDAY DECEMBER 10 A BUSY Christmas sale was had, with 650 prime lambs presented and quality on offer in all breeds and sections.
Show and Sale Sponsored by Lloyds Bank and Mole Valley Country Stores.
TEARS flowed and emotions ran high when a young farmer emulated his grandfather in winning the biggest fatstock
prize in UK farming.
It was a black white-wash at the Scottish National Fatstock
Club's Premier Meat Exhibition last Saturday at Scotbeef, Bridge of Allan where Aberdeen-Angus swept the boards to take both championship and reserve in the UK's premier beef carcase show.
Nutritional evaluation of meat of fatstock
The 22-month-old Charolais was sold last Friday, also scooping the title Supreme Champion in the Raphoe Fatstock
Show and Sale.
But as the winter fair season is the ultimate goal for any fatstock
showman, critics wonder if Ty Cerrig's cattle have peaked too early.
"Another of my favourites is the giant cabbage from 1926!" November 26, 1926 saw an 68lbs cabbage displayed at the Fatstock
Show which was held at Bingley Hall on the site of the International Convention Centre.
The first cattle and sheep bought from West Midlands farmers since control of meat ended were slaughtered at Coventry yesterday Slaughtering will begin to-day at the Fatstock
Marketing Corporation centres at Birmingham, Stratford-upon-Avon, Stoke-on-Trent, Walsall, Shrewsbury and Hereford.
So we know that eighteenth-century portraits of fatstock
cattle represent unnatural animals and may be exaggerated anyway.
Next week sees our Christmas Fatstock
Show which has classes for all breeds, Young Farmers and also Best Cow.