THE sun shone on the Border Leicester National Show at Limavady Show. A great day was had by all with Matt Steel, Kilmarnock, having the enviable job of judging the classes, which attracted a good turnout of sheep, giving the breeders the chance to showcase the best of the Border Leicester sheep.
Results were as follows:
Overall Champion – William Semple (Ram Lamb)
Reserve Overall Champion – William Semple (Aged Ewe)
Male Champion – William Semple, Reserve Male Champion – Harold Dickey (Aged Ram)
Female Champion – William Sem-ple, Reserve Female Champion – Stephen Wallace (Ewe Lamb)
Aged Ram Class, sponsored by A.S.C. Farm Services – 1st Harold Dickey; 2nd Stephen Wallace.
Shearling Ram Class, sponsored by Moore’s Animal Feeds – 1st Stephen Wallace; 2nd & 3rd Harold Dickey.
Aged Ewe Class, sponsored by Sam & Neil Anderson – 1st William Semple; 2nd George Knox; 3rd Stephen Wallace; 4th & 5th Harold Dickey; 6th Declan Murphy.
Gimmer Class, sponsored by McFarlane Animal Health – 1st George Knox; 2nd Stephen Wallace; 3rd George Knox; 4th & 5th William Semple; 6th Harold Dickey.
Ram Lamb Class Sponsored by Tannahill Livestock Care – 1st& 2nd William Semple 3rd & 5th Stephen Wallace 4th William Semple 6th Harold Dickey
Ewe Lamb Class, sponsored by Danske Bank – 1st & 4th Stephen Wallace; 2nd Harold Dickey; 3rd George Knox; 5th Declan Murphy; 6th William Semple.
Pair of Lambs – 1st William Semple; 2nd Stephen Wallace; 3rd Harold Dickey 4th George Knox.
Group of 3 – 1st Stephen Wallace; 2nd William Semple; 3rd George Knox; 4th Harold Dickey.
Thanks go to sponsors at this event: ASC Farm Services, Moore’s Animal Feeds, Sam & Neil Anderson, McFarlane Animal Health, Tannahill Livestock Care,
Danske Bank, Ulster Ram Breeders’ Association, Elite Engraving and Mullagh Photography and Design.
Also thanks to Limavady Show for all the help with this event.
The Border Leicester Annual Show and Sale is on Monday, September 26, in Ballymena Live-stock Mart. Showing starts at 4.30pm with sale at 6.30pm.
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