Welsh Winter Fair 2012: Sheep championship

In the sheep lines it was the Beltex breeddominated.

Dafydd Lewis was awarded champion for his March-2012 born pair ofBeltex cross lambs, weighing in at 83.5kg.

It was the first outing for the pair and the bestwin yet for Mr Lewis, having picked up reserve at the show two years ago.

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In reserve was Sarah and Steve Gibbons,Herefordshire, with their pair of Beltex lambs, weighing in at 44kg a-piece.

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Judge Stephen Morgans, of Morgans Family Butchersin Brecon said his champion selection were an “ideal pair”, with long loins andgood hind legs.

He added: “The reserve pair were slightly smallerso the loin wasn’t quite as long, and this wouldn’t yield you as much meat.”

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