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News & Results from around the shows

2016 Champion Of Champions

Champion of Champions day was one of sunshine with one very sharp shower at lunchtime. So on a glorious afternoon Guy Kiddy stepped in to preside over proceedings after the original judge had been called to judge elsewhere earlier during the … Continue reading

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Great Yorkshire Show 2016

STUNNING weather more than made up for the absence of a royal visitor as thousands of people lapped up sunshine on the first day of the 158th Great Yorkshire Show. GOS breeders from across the UK started arriving on Sunday … Continue reading

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Lincolnshire Show 2016

The sun shone for the 2016 Lincolnshire Show held 22nd & 23rd June. Champion GOS was Jason Knagg’s Littleowls Dolly 595 wih Reserve going to Marlene Renshaws’s Tennyson Rufus. Marlene also got first prize with her January gilt Tennyson Star … Continue reading

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Royal Cheshire Show 2016

Scuba gear required was the call to Royal Cheshire Show but thankfully the storms cleared out giving the actual two show days dry and warm conditions. The Birchfield & Fowgill herds were out representing GOS in the North West with … Continue reading

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Royal Three Counties Show 2016

A good turn out of GOS pigs and their keepers at Royal Three Counties 17th & 18th June 2016. Congratulations to Pebblesford Primrose 314 owned by Mike’s Pork and bred by Messrs Lightfoot for Breed Champion. Congratulations also to Judith … Continue reading

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Royal Cornwall Show 2016

Although the weather cast was for unsettled weather the Royal Cornwall Show took place on the 9th-11th June in almost constant sunshine. Many congratulations to Mike Smith who completely swept the board winning every class with his Cosscoombe Herd as … Continue reading

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South of England Show 2016

Champion Gloucestershire Old Spots Rother Dolly 324 with owner Clare Wilson from the Oaklands Pigs. The sun shone as thousands joined the region’s biggest celebration of British countryside and farming, with superb displays covering every aspect of country life, supported … Continue reading

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Honley Show 2016

On Saturday 11th June 40 pigs of assorted breeds assembled on a foggy day on a sticky muddy field just outside Huddersfield. Pig Secretary John Wreakes had Tom Auty judging and Marlene Renshaw commentating on proceedings. Supreme Champion was Hampshire pig Mildred … Continue reading

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Suffolk Show 2016

More than 40,000 people flocked to the The Suffolk show on 1st & 2nd June at Trinity Park in Ipswich under dull skies and a tad muddy underfoot from earlier rain. Teresa Cook represented the GOS breed and her July gilt … Continue reading

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Stafford Show 2016

Stafford Show took place on 1st-2nd June. Congratulations to all participants. Thanks to Marlene Renshaw for photos. Martin & Lorraine Whitley below showing how its done. Results herewith Judge: Mr J Barber, Crewkerne, Somerset Class 355A   Boar born before 1st … Continue reading

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