A number of one day shows have taken place across the country with GOS participating in many of them.
Singleton Rare Breeds 19th July – awaiting info
Driffield 22nd July – The Fowgill gilts were the only GOS present at the show and really up against it with both Pietrain, Hampshires and Saddlebacks in their class. Fowgill Dolly 134 managed a 4th place, with Fairclough & Roberts Priscilla the Pietrain triumphing in 1st place. New members daughter Lily Mason had her first try at showing and was very pleased with her 3rd place. Thanks to Charlotte Holding for photography.
Mid-Devon Show 25th July With thanks to Judith Sims for results & Sharon Barnfield for photograph. Congratulations to Mike Smith & Peggy Darvill.
Herwith results Results Mid Devon Show 2015 – Glos. Old Spots
New Forest 28th July
Full results herewith http://www.newforestshow.co.uk/res/Pig%20Results%202015
Dennis Ballard Newforest Show 2015 Interbreed champion 2015 Kinecroft Dolly 3
Ryedale Show 29th July A rain sodden day but three GOS pigs shown by Andrew Warriner & Mandy Garbutt. The Driffield conquering Pietrain won again with Mr Warriner’s Fowgill Princess 126 coming 2nd and Mandy Garbutt’s Fowgill Dolly 134 coming 3rd. Lily Mason came 2nd in the young handlers. Mr & Mrs Mulkeen presiding. Adam Henson came to film Middle Whites for Countryfile but found time to chat with Mandy Garbutt & Nick Hargrave. You can see the show on 16th August. Thanks to Nina Mason for photographs.