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The Cheviot Hills, from which this breed of sheep gets its name, form the border line between England and Scotland. The Cheviot Sheep Society was formed in 1890 and is one of the oldest sheep societies in existence.

Stockjudging Competition

Sunday 3 June 2012

Gilmanscleuch Farm, Ettrick
by the kind permission of Tom and Marjory Tennant

President of the Society, Mr Norman Douglas, welcomed a good turnout of members and friends who judged 6 classes of quality cheviot stock from local farms. An additional class of Clydesdales, owned by Tom and Marjory, added an unusual and very interesting finish. 

The official Judge was Mr J Irving, Mountbenger Farm, Yarrow.

Good company and chat was shared over refreshments and bbq food.  Members of Teviotdale Young Farmers managed the scoring and the winners were presented with their prizes by Marjory as follows:

1st Lady       Anna Hislop

2nd Lady       Fiona Dempster

3rd Lady       Kirsty Common

1st Junior     Murray Common

2nd Junior     Chloe McKinley

3rd Junior      Tyler McKinley

1st Gent       Walter Hislop

2nd Gent       Neil Cavers

3rd Gent       David Douglas

1st Overall     Anna Hislop

Winner of judging the Clydesdale class (presented by Tom Tennant) – Michael Blackadder

Vice President of the Cheviot Sheep Society, Alistair Warden, gave sincere thanks to the hosts Tom and Marjory Tennant and to all who helped to make it a successful evening, including sponsors Harrison & Hetherington, RH Miller, Agri-Lloyd, Carrs and Cumberland and Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart.

Stockjudging Competition
Stockjudging Competition
Stockjudging Competition
Stockjudging Competition

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