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Blackface Sheep Breeders Association Spring Show
14/03/08

The first spring show held by the Blackface Sheep Breeders Association was hailed as a great night as nearly 90 sheep were forward and 120 people attended this new venture for the local Branch.

Overall champion from Graham McClymont

Blackface champion from G McClymont

The judge for the evening, Mr Ian Thomson, Caberston, Walkerburn, Peebles had the difficult job of placing the classes, which saw an amazing entry of 30 sheep forward in the tup hogg class. Lifting both the champion and reserve champion rosettes where local breeders, father and son team Graham and Colin McClymont, Cuil, Palnure, Newton Stewart. The champion came from the highly contested ewe class, this ewe from their Glanary flock was by the 34000gns Dalchirla tup. Lifiting the reserve placing was the aged tup, which was bought last year at Lanark for 11000gns from the Tinnis Flock and is by 10,000gns Stewart Sheild sire.

Class placings:

Aged Tup
1st G McClymont, Cuil, Palnure, Newton Stewart
2nd William Stevenson, Balrazzie, Ballantrae, Girvan, Ayrshire
3rd I.R.S. Bond, Glen Farm, Gatehouse of Fleet, Castle Douglas
4th G McClymont, Cuil, Palnure, Newton Stewart

Tup Hogg
1st Gerard MaGinn, Chirmorrie Farm, Barrhill
2nd G McClymont, Cuil, Palnure, Newton Stewart
3rd M/s W Ramsay, Milnmark, Castle Douglas
4th W & J Barrie, Cambret, c/o Kirkbride, Carsluith, Creetown

Ewe
1st G McClymont, Cuil, Palnure, Newton Stewart
2nd W & J Barrie, Cambret, c/o Kirkbride, Carsluith, Creetown
3rd Miss M Hannah, Littleton Farm, Gatehouse of Fleet
4th M/s W Ramsay, Milnmark, Castle Douglas

Ewe Hogg
1st Larg Framing Co Ltd, Blairs House, Creetown, Newton Stewart
2nd G McClymont, Cuil, Palnure, Newton Stewart
3rd W & J Barrie, Cambret, c/o Kirkbride, Carsluith, Creetown
4th I.R.S. Bond, Glen Farm, Gatehouse of Fleet, Castle Douglas

The Association would like to thank the following sponsors for their kind donations:-

The Royal Bank of Scotland
H O’Neil, 4 Glebe Crescent, Ayr
Progressive Animal Services Ltd, Hikwa, Nithsdale View, Thornhill
Murray Farm Care, Irongray Park, Irongray Road, Dumfries
MacMin Ltd, C/o Mr Bill Brown, 32 Huntingdon Road, Dumfries
Jannsen Animal Health, C/o Mr Ian Caven, Dumfries
The Bank of Scotland
J Paterson & Sons, Bank Square, Dalbeattie.
Rumenco, Stretton House, Derby Road, Stretton

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