Monday, 8 November 2010

I'm back

I'm back, after a busy week up in Scotland last week working hard on the Scottish National Fleece Show which was being judged by Cameron Holt.

There was a fabulous turnout with 267 fleeces. There were some very impressive fleeces indeed, with the Supreme Champion being awarded to Acer Alpacas down in Bristol.

Barnacre Lualeni did us proud, in a very competitive intermediate white class she was placed fourth which we were very pleased with. The two stud boys we entered came away with rosettes too, 1st Senior Brown with Golden Guinea and 5th with our white stud Legend of Spartacus. Legend won Supreme Champion last year so it is nice to see he is still up there in the mix.

Veruschka was 5th in her class (senior white) and Sienna was 7th in the intermediate brown just outside the rosette positions.

Sadly having spent all week doing the hard work I wasn't able to stay on the Saturday to enjoy the talks and meal. I had a farmers market to go to. It sounds like a good time was had by all.

Thankfully the Morpeth Farmers market was well worth coming home for, I had one of my best days ever. Its a good job really or I would have been very annoyed at missing the meal in Scotland! More on that another night.

2 comments:

Zanzibah Alpacas said...

Congratulations.....you sound like you had a very busy/tiring week and its nice to get the rewards....after all your hard work.....the photo looks fantastic......and Im really pleased you had a good farmers market......after missing the meal !!.......Jayne

Raelene from Mariah Hill Alpacas & Exports said...

Congratulations on your awards.
These days the competition is very hard, and so close, that many times it gets down to the nitty gritty on who actually wins.
But to get a placing shows you you are heading in the right direction.
Cameron is very good, and always willing to help.
Congratulations again