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August 2011

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.

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WELL SHOW SEASON IS COMING TO AN END ONLY ONE LEFT OKEHAMPTON ON THE 11th OF AUGUST.HOPEFULY WE WILL GET A GOOD TURNOUT AND FINGERS CROSSED DARE WE HOPE FOR SHETLAND CLASSES FOR NEXT YEAR.
ALL IN ALL WE HAVE HAD A GOOD SEASON WITH 1st's 2nd's, 3rd'S &4ths SO WE ARE MORE THAN PLEASED.
WE ENJOY SHOWING ARE BEAUTIFUL SHETLANDS AND TO GET THAT RIBBON AT THE END OF THE DAY IS THAT SPECIAL BONUS,BUT GETTING THE SHETLAND BREED OUT THERE FOR THE PUBLIC TO SEE WHAT VERSATILE SHEEP THEY ARE IS WHAT ITS ALL ABOUT.