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YFC members at show

By North Devon Journal  |  Posted: December 19, 2013

  • PRAISED: Lois Sing,11, with her winning decorated egg.

  • TEAM: The Crocombe sisters, Gracie, 9, and Madilyn, 11.

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MEMBERS of seven young farmers clubs from the North Devon Group entered the YFC classes at South Molton's Christmas Fatstock Show.

They made pies and cakes, truffles and metal or wooden items, Christmas wreaths and decorations and judged livestock.

Phil Jones from North Molton YFC won best pair of butchers lambs.

Most points in the girls YFC entries came from Hannah Walters of Blackmoor Gate and Luke Sanders of Meshaw had most points among the boys' entries.

Cup winners:

Dobbs, Stagg and Knowlman for Best Pen of Sheep: Ron Tapp and Andrew Tapp, Bornacott, North Molton.

Parkin Cup for Best Bullock: Bizzy Lizzy, shown by Sophie Simmons, Horridge Farm, Romansleigh.

Cup for most points in poultry: Peter Cole.

NWF Cup for best lamb carcass: Tony Pickard, Whitcott Farm, North Molton.

South Molton Old English Fair Cup for most points for produce: Alan Sing, Pillavins Farm, South Molton.

Edwards Horticultural Cup for home and garden classes: Gordon Wilmetts.

Rose Bowl for Domestic and Handicraft: Diana Coleman, Fishers Down, South Molton.

Best pair of sheep in YFC classes: Philip Jones, Barham Farm, Heasley Mill.

Best Scarecrow: "Queen of Crops", Madilyn and Gracie Crocombe.

Most points in Male YFC classes: Luke Sanders.

Most points in Female YFC classes: Hannah Walters.

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