This event was held at Mains of Mause, Blairgowrie, Perthshire
on the 27th May 2015 and advertised as a “Beef from
the hills” event.
Janice and Adrian Wheelwright supplied
the bull and put together an excellent stand which ensured
a good steady flow of interest throughout the day. Many thanks
to them for all their efforts both in stand preparation and
time on the stand. In addition many thanks to John Whitfield
who travelled up from Northumberland and spent the day on the
We had a good number of visitors to the stand
but many of them were “the
converted” as is common at these broad brush events.
However, as is usual with these events, a lot of the interest
was targeted at the terminal sire breeds. The resident "hill
cows" were Limousin's and I think a lot of the
event visitors were there to see them and to view/participate
in the dispersal sale that took place at the event.
previous similar events I came away feeling that running our
own events targeting the real "beef from the hills" is
the way forward.