Border Leicester National Show at Shane’s Castle

BORDER LEICESTER RI Farm
ABOVE: Sponsors of the Border Leicester National Show: Jonathan Reilly, Bank of Ireland, Phillip Moore, Moore Animal Feeds, Sam Anderson, S&N Anderson, Seamus McCormick, Danske Bank, Mark Smyth, URBA, Harold Dickey, President URBA, front Robert Dick Border Leicester Chairman and Alan Carson, ASC Services. Other sponsors include F.S. Herron and Parklands Veterinary Group.

THE Ulster Ram Breeders’ Association Border Lei-

cester section is hold-ing its National Show at Randox Antrim Show on Saturday, July 28, at Shane’s Castle Estate, Antrim.

TRIO: Border Leicester lambs

John Barrowman, Stranraer, will have the task of judging this prestigious event. Classes include aged ram, shearling ram, ram lamb, aged ewe, hogg, ewe lamb and group of three with a Male and Female Champion and Overall Champion.

The URBA Border Leicester sheep section goes back over 100 years when it held its first breed sale in Robson’s Mart, Belfast, on September 3, 1915.

The Carnew Flock, owned by the Aiken family of Dromara, County Down, showed at that sale and will be showing again at the National Show along with other members.

RIGHT: The Dickey Family with their champion Border Leicester at Balmoral Show

The Border Leicester section is once again indebted to its sponsors URBA, FS Herron Agricultural Feeds, ASC Ser-vices, Moore Animal Feeds Ltd, Danske Bank, Sam and Neil Anderson, Bank Of Ireland, Parklands Veterinary Group and Jim Brown.

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