Well after the dry and cold April, we’re now into a very wet May period. Hopefully most people have finished lambing by now and the grass is finally starting to grow.
You can find a copy of the latest Newsletter (May 2021) here.
Spring is finally here and you will find a copy of our latest Newsletter (February 2021) here.
Let’s hope 2021 allows us all to meet up again soon and move forward positively.
Our 2020 annual Show and Sale went ahead with great success on 28th August 2020, despite the Covid-19 restrictions. With Countryfile cameras and presenter Adam Henson, also a Whiteface Dartmoor member/supporter in attendance, ram prices peaked at £800 guineas (see below) and the top price ewes reached £150.
Champion Ram: R Mann (photo copyright Tissa Haley)
The winners for each section were as follows:
Champion Winning Ram – R Mann
Reserve Champion Ram – P Abel
Class 1 Best Older Ram – 1st P Abel, 2nd P Abel, 3rd M Ashman
Class 2 Best Ram Hogg – 1st R Mann, 2nd A Wrayford, 3rd C Butcher
Class 3 Pair of Ram Hoggs – 1st C Butcher, 2nd R Mann, 3rd A Henson
Class 4 Best Coated Ram – 1st R Endacott, 2nd C Butcher, 3rd R Mann
Class 5 5-10 ewes (4t and over) – 1st K Wreyford, 2nd H Bond, 3rd P Abel
Class 6 2-4 ewes (4t and over) – 1st C Wilton, 2nd E Gibson
Class 7 5-10 2t ewes – 1st P Vincent, 2nd R Endacott
Class 8 2-4 2t ewes – 1st C Butcher, 2nd P & C Caunter, 3rd C Wilton
Class 9 5-10 ewe lambs – 1st C Butcher, 2nd R Endacott, 3rd E Gibson
Class 10 2-4 ewe lambs – 1st C Butcher,
Class 11 5-10 crossbred ewes – 1st P Vincent, 2nd C Wilton
Class 12 5-10 crossbred ewe lambs – 1st F Baker, 2nd C Wilton
Cup presented to the person with the most points won at the Show went to C Butcher
A few more pictures from the Show and Sale are below (all copyright Tissa Haley)
In May’s newsletter, we reference registering your flock using paper forms. These can be downloaded here too, and all details for returning these forms are available on the documents:
Ewe 2020 Registration Form
Ram 2020 Registration Form
We hope to be back soon!