Rivalry and fun were key ingredients at the
recent Bishop Burton
About 100 students battled for prizes at this, the 40th such annual competition to be held at the Yorks college.
Run by the Old Students Association, it rewards
commitment, care and good practice – rather than the quality of the animal as
at stock shows.
Master judge Mike Withers,
a regular at the event for
the past 35 years, said: "I am still impressed by the hard work and standards achieved by the students, most of whom have never had any experience
Steven Barrett, an NDA
student from Otley, won the dairy class and went on to take the coveted Stockman Of The Year title.
Stock-take… Overall prize in the sheep section went to James Gilliat from Otley (below right) while Sanchia Fawcett from Leeds won the Equine Department Grooms Award.