Both the Hill Cheviot and Blackfaces
easily maintained late extreme rates with Hill Cheviots to PS67.
The Mule ewe lambs bred from North of England type Blackfaces
was the largest class on the field with more than 40 entries of outstanding lambs.
50 Cooms; Blackfaces
pounds 47 Townshields, pounds 45.
Frank Hall will be master judge and will be assessing nine classes of Blackfaces
supplied from the Tinnis, Kirkstead, Carrick, Sewingshields, Edges Green and Nilston Rigg flocks, Blue-faced Leicesters from Gallowshill, Mules from Lowesfell and Swaledales from Stonehall.
Ewe hoggs to pounds 40 for Greyfaces from Townfoot, Eals with Blackfaces
to pounds 36.
Hill ewes to pounds 27 for Blackfaces
Home bred, she is one of the farm's 1,200 sheep ( 600 Scotch Blackfaces
and 600 Cheviots.
50 for Greyfaces from Rinnion Hills, Blackfaces
pounds 30 Patervan.
Indeed, had it not been for Tommy and his son Robert, I would have had no Blackfaces
Correct ewes to pounds 24 for Blackfaces
from Birkhill, correct belows to pounds 20 for Cheviot crosses and Beulahs from Fellview.
We have 20 pure Texels which we put to the Beltex last autumn and we also crossed the Beltex to 20 Scotch Blackfaces
which have produced fantastic lambs.
The show consisted of two sections, which were the North of England Blackfaces
and the Scottish Type Blackfaces