FURZEHILL SHETLAND SHEEP -    REGISTERED SHETLAND SHEEP LIVING IN DEVON
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Okehampton Show

THE END OF SHOW SEASON FOR THE FURZEHILL FLOCK,
OKEHAMPTON SHOW WAS THE LAST FOR US FOR THIS YEAR, ITS BEEN A GOOD YEAR WITH SEVERAL FIRSTS AND SECOND PRIZES AND A SPRINKLE OF THIRDS AND FOURTHS.
OKEHAMPTON WAS A LITTLE DAMP THIS YEAR BUT AS ALWAYS A GOOD SHOW.
WE HAD FOUR SHETLAND BREEDERS AT THE SHOW AND FIVE  ENTERED.NEW TO SHOWING AMANDA AND DAVID BOWEN WHO TOOK SECOND PLACE WITH THEIR BEAUTIFUL RAM LAMB IN A CLASS OF 21 MIXED RARE MINORITY AND RARE BREEDS ALSO THIRD WITH THEIR EWE LAMB IN ANOTHER CLASS OF 19,WHAT A BRILLIANT START.
AFTER SPEAKING TO THE SECRETARY AFTER THE SHOW ITS LOOKING GOOD FOR CLASSES OF OUR OWN NEXT YEAR WHICH WILL GIVE US ANOTHER SHOW WITH SHETLAND CLASSES.
WE WERE REALLY PLEASED WITH A LITTLE POLLED MOORIT GULMOGET WHO ALTHOUGH BORN RATHER LATE ACHIEVED A FOURTH IN THE RAM LAMB CLASS AT THIS SHOW AND A SECOND IN NORTH DEVON .JACOB OUR OLDEST GRANDSON HAD HIS FIRST ATTEMPT AT SHOWING IN THE CHILD HANDLER CLASS AND DIDN'T HE DO A GOOD JOB.
ShareTHE NEXT THING IS TO SORT OUT THINGS READY FOR TUPPING AND A POSSIBLE NEW RAM JOINING THE FLOCK WE WILL BE GOING TO HAVE A LOOK AT HIM IN A WEEK OR TWO.WATCH THIS SPACE FOR UP DATES.

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