It was a double celebration for Chris Adamson at this year’s Royal Norfolk Show, which also played host to the Society’s National Show, as he took the breed championship honours and went one step closer to clinch the interbreed championship. 

His show team leader was a shearling ewe bred by John Croose of the Marlbrook flock. Marlbrook bred on both sides of her pedigree, she previously won her class at the bath and West Show and will next head to Great Yorkshire. 

Champion and interbreed champion from the Whitfield flock

Standing reserve to her was the shearling ram class winner from Andrew Fisher’s Nidderdale flock. This one is by a Woodhouse tup out of a Carpenters ewe and was reserve champion at Three Counties Show earlier in the season. His pen mate also won the aged ewe class. 

Male and reserve overall champion from Andrew Fisher
Aged ewe class winner from Andrew Fisher

The same flock also celebrated a win in the ram lamb class, this time with a homebred lamb by a Leinthall tup out of a homebred ewe. 

Ram lamb winner from Andrew Fisher

Chris Adamson also won the ewe lamb class with the homebred Whitfield Class Act which is Carpenters bred on both sides. 

Ewe lamb winner from Chris Adamson

The aged ram winner was Kingswater Arizona from Society chairman Kate Elser. By a Glenro tup, this one is out of a homebred female and was shown on his first ever outing. He also took the reserve male championship.

Aged ram and reserve male champion from the Kingswater flock

The same flock clinched the reserve female championship with their second placed shearling ewe. 

Reserve female champion from Kate Esler

Class results: 

Ram two shear or over

1st K Esler 

2nd D and K Whybrow 

3rd G Richards 

4th A Fisher 

Shearling ram

1st A Fisher

2nd C Adamson 

3rd K Esler 

4th D and K Whybrow

Ram lamb

1st A Fisher

2nd G Richards

3 B Lockhart 

Aged ewe having reared lambs this year 

1st A Fisher

2nd D and K Whybrow 

3rd H Glover 

Shearling ewe 

1st C Adamson 

2nd K Esler

3rd A Fisher

4th W Awan 

Ewe lamb 

1st C Adamson

2nd A Fisher

3rd F Cook

4th B Lockhart 

Group of Three

Group of Three winners from Andrew Fisher

1st A Fisher

2nd C Adamson 

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