James McClintock takes championship at this year’s Balmoral show.

Judge Tim Ward from the Brompton flock in Shropshire travelled over to Balmoral show for judging on the Thursday afternoon. A great turn out of exhibitors was on show with the shearling ram class seeing 9 rams forward.

A homebred shearling ewe from James McClintock took the championship and in reserve was Robert McConnell with an aged ewe. This was his first time exhibiting at Balmoral and is his first year as a member of the Society. Robert also took a first in the ewe lamb class with a lamb which was bred out of the Reserve Champion aged ewe.

Judge Tim Ward with the Champion Kerry Hill Shearling ewe exhibited by James McClintock

 

Reserve Champion Aged Ewe exhibited by Robert McConnell

 

Results:

Aged Ram
1st Mr W Clarke
2nd Mr D Wylie
3rd Mr N Colhoun
4th Mr D Wightman
Shearling Ram
1st Mr J McClintock
2nd Mr W Clarke
3rd Mr A McConnell
4th Mr W Clarke
Ram Lamb
1st Mr J McClintock
2nd Mr R McConnell
3rd Mr D Wylie
4th Miss N Smyth
Aged Ewe
1st Mr R McConnell
2nd Mr R McConnell
3rd Mr D Wylie
4th Miss K Angus
Shearling Ewe
1st Mr J McClintock
2nd Mr W Clarke
3rd Mr W Clarke
4th Mr D Wightman
 
Ewe Lamb
1st Mr R McConnell
2nd Mr J McClintock
3rd Mr D Wylie
4th Miss K Angus
 
Breed Champion Mr J McClintock (Shearling Ewe)
Reserve Breed Champion Mr R McConnell (Aged Ewe)

 

 

 

 

 

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