A fine setting for the 2017 Wensleydale show just outside of Leyburn, surrounded by the purple heather of the moors, several good classes of Wensleydales were overseen by Mr A Duffield. Male Champion and Overall Breed Champion fell once again to Mr Ernie Sherwin (Nosterfield) whilst Female Champion and Reserve Breed Champion was Mr Andrew Fisher (Nidderdale).
The full results were as follows;
Aged/Shearling Ram; 1. E. Sherwin 2. A. Fisher 3. B.W. Greenwood
Ram Lamb; 1. A. Fisher 2. JA & F Elliott 3. JA & F Elliott 4. B.W. Greenwood
Aged Ewe 1. A. Fisher 2. E.L Sherwin 3. J.A & F Elliott 4. A Fisher.
Shearling Ewe 1. A. Fisher 2. E.L.Sherwin 3. J Pennell 4. J.Pennell
Ewe Lamb 1. E. Sherwin 2. B.W. Greenwood 3. E.Sherwin 4. J Pennell
Group of three 1. A Fisher 2. E.L Sherwin 3. B.W. Greenwood
Female Champion – A.Fisher (Aged ewe)
Male Champion – E.Sherwin (Shearling Ram)
Overall Champion – E.Sherwin, Reserve Champion A.Fisher