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The Royal Welsh celebrates its 100th show

David and Sue Knight, who farm just outside Bristol, enjoyed great success in the British Blonde pedigree classes with their home-bred cattle, taking Male Champion with three year old bull Doncombe Mulungu and Breed Champion with three year old heifer Doncombe Madhu
The Supreme Interbreed Champion Sheep of the Show was this Texel ewe lamb belonging to Geoff Wray and Jennifer Aiken from Lancaster

Since the very first show held in Aberystwyth in 1904, the Royal Welsh Show has evolved throughout the years to become one of the biggest agricultural shows in Europe, celebrating the very best of Welsh and British agriculture and produce.
This year livestock entries numbered over 8,000, with exhibitors converging on the showground in Mid Wales from across the UK and further afield, all hoping to go home with a coveted Royal Welsh rosette.

 For its 100 Year Show, the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society decided to celebrate its Centenary with a Supreme Champion of Champions. Retiring Show Director Harry Fetherstonhaugh was invited to judge and having awarded this very special prize to the Supreme Interbreed Champion Pig, he is pictured here presenting the trophy and other prizes to Gussie Harmer from Lewes, East Sussex for her Welsh gilt

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