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Royal Welsh Winter Fair – 2012

Texel exhibitors rewarded with success at Royal Welsh Winter Fair

A Texel sired carcass from Carmarthenshire-based regular prize winner Adrian Windsor took the reserve overall championship in the Royal Welsh Winter Fair’s single carcass competition.

Mr Windsor’s carcass, from a homebred lamb, graded E3L at 20kg.

Reserve Single Carcass
Reserve Single Carcass

In the live lamb classes the winners of the purebred Texel class were a pair of 95kg lambs from Steve and Sara Gibbons, Hay-On-Wye, with second spot going to John Hall and family, Carlisle, with a pair which weighed in at 102kg.

And Texel sired lambs enjoyed success in the Butchers’ Lamb section too picking up three class wins for three different exhibitors.

Regular show winner Robin Slade was the first of the day to win with his pair of Texel sired lambs weighing 67kg. Then Philip and Caroline Houldey won the class for pairs from 91-100kg with their 92kg brace and finally Stuart and Jenny Clatworthy won the untrimmed class with an 83.5kg pair of Texel sired lambs.

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