welsh winter fair 2011 – sheep results

Sorry for the delay in getting these results on the blog, as twitter followers will know, i’ve been having internet issues by the ring. Now i am back in the press room i can at last post them up:

The crossbred championship pairs title has been awarded to Katherine and Lindsay Price and Parry for their pair of Suffolk x Welsh mules (299) weighing in at 88kg

 

The any other cross winner has taken reserve (298). This is a pair of homebred Suffolk x Badger Faces from Miss L K Levinge weighing 93kg.

 

R Hall and Sons have had a worth while trip down from Carlisle, taking both the overall champion (473) and reserve champion title (471) in the Butchers’ weight classes. Both spots were taken by a pair of Beltex x homebred lambs with the champion pair weighin 89.5kg and the reserve 83.5kg.

 

In the native breed and upland section, the silverware has gone to a pair of North Country Cheviot Lambs (332) from G and L Davies and Western. Bred by G Milne, these weighed 92kg.

 

In reserve was a pair of Hill Radnor lambs from Elvet Jones and Kate Hovers (309) weighing 89kg.

 

In the lowland championship(561), a pair of Southdown lambs has got the top spot. These weighed 95.5kg and were homebred by exhibitor Wakejam-Dawson and Harmer.

 

In reserve was the Suffolk pair of lambs (547) from I T Davies and Son. Bred by G Lewis these weighed 92kg.

 

Adam Henson from Coutryfile is looking to buy some Welsh breed sheep and spent some time making his way round the breed pair winners in the Welsh Mountain Section championship to get some footage for the BBC programme.

 

However, taking the top spot in the class, was the Welsh Mountain (445) pair from Ellis Lloyd and Co. These weighed 85.5kg.

 

Then in reserve was a pair of Welsh Hill Speckled Face Lambs (422) shown by D R Lewis. They hit the scales at 106.5kg.

 

In the continental section, the championship has gone to a pair of Beltex lambs from R Hall and Sons (586), weighing 99.5kg.

 

In reserve was another Beltex pair this time from Dafydd Lewis (588). They weighed 93kg.

 

Now for the Pure Hill and Upland and Welsh Mountain Breeds Championship – the top honours has gone to the champion from the Welsh Mountain section (445), the pair of Welsh Mountains from Ellis Lloyd and Co.

 

In reserve was (332) the North Country Cheviots from G and L Davies and Western.

 

 

 

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