The reserve overall sheep stall was occupied by a trio from William Barnetson's flock at Lynegar, near Watten: a fourcrop Texel cross Half-Bred
ewe with a pair of Suffolk lambs at foot.
Established by far-sighted Welsh Half-Bred
producers, the 1955 sale threw a life-line to Welsh farmers whose draft Welsh ewes were losing lowland buyers to rival breeds.
Mr Roberts With wife Cadi, a retired teacher, he runs a flock of 500 Suffolk cross and half-bred
sheep and 100 Friesian beef cattle.
Very shortly, I will attend the Ballinasloe Horse Fair - a traditional festival of the half-bred
The Christmas Cup, which is an annual feature, is a term race for two-year-old thoroughbred and half-bred
horses and will go over 1,200 metres.
Success The half-bred
champion at Dumfries Show came from Castlemilk Farms, Lockerbie, and was shown by Gladstone Scott 10 YEARS AGO..
In 2004 Mr Wilyman published Memoirs of a Welsh Half-Bred
. The book has been unavailable for several years but recently a batch from the original print run was offered for sale on Amazon.
His sire, Poor Pat, must have been half-bred
. The only GSB-registered horse of that name was born in 1811 in Ireland.
As the Queen toured the sheep lines, she met veteran farmer Arthur George, 80, of Pen-y-Banc Farm, who was showing two Welsh Half-bred
ewes in an enclosure.
LONGER-LIVING ewes can make a major contribution to the improved performance of English half-bred
flocks, according to the final report of the 10-year Longwool Improvement Project conducted on behalf of the English Beef and Lamb Executive and Hybu Cig Cymru/Meat Promotion Wales.
``I see my visit as working alongside the merchants who are trading into Japan, to inform our licensee manufacturers there about the whole range of British Wool types available, including cross and half-bred
wools as well as pure breeds.
The Democracy Cup, a handicap race for class VI Division III and IV horses and the Neelum Cup, a term race for two-year-old thoroughbred and half-bred
colts and fillies have attracted some blue-blood acceptors.