Kerrys do well at the Winter Stock Festival

The breed was well represented at the Winter Stock Festival held at the East of England Showground, Peterborough.

In the class for a pair of native mountain prime lambs, of the 9 entries three were Kerry Hills, with a pair bred by Clive  Drayton (Pykards Flock) exhibited by Benn Lugsden coming second and a pair from Brymore School coming fifth

 

Hill and Horn Ewe lamb Class

 

The show also has classes for breeding ewe lambs and in the Hill and Horn class seven out of the fifteen entries were Kerrys.  Brymore Academy took first and third place with Rose Bostock in fifth, seventh and eighth places and Paige Misslebrook in sixth.

Champion Young Handler – Angus Mutch

In the 15 – 21 year old section of the Young Handlers classes it was a clean sweep for Kerry Hill breeders with Angus Mutch from Brymore wining the class, Rose Bostock taking second place and another Brymore student, Harrison Scott taking third place.  Angus then went on to take the Champion Handler award.

Prizewinners in the Young Stockman of the Year Competition

In the Young Stock Person of the Year competition where 50% of the marks are awarded following an interview  and 50% for handling Angus came a creditable  fourth out of twenty entrants in the under 18 years class, and in the over 18 years class Paige Misslebrook came third and Rose Bostock fourth.