Flock Competition 2012

This years flock competition was judged by Philip Derryman from Honiton, Devon. Philip who is a grandson of Henry Derryman, who runs the Yarcombe flock. Philip was selected to travel to New Zealand in October 2011 to represent England in the Young Sheperds World Challenge. Philip and his team mate Alastair Graham won the overall team competition. Philip ranked world no. 2 overall in the individual competition.  

Philip and his partner Rose started their judging in Co. Cork on Tuesday 2nd October and finished in Co. Fermanagh on the Friday. Many thanks to Philip and Rose, everybody enjoyed your company and knowledge.

chairman lee york and wife jenny along with judge philip derryman and girlfriend rose

Jenny & Lee York (Chairman), Philip Derryman (Judge) and his partner Rose.

 

Pictured aboveThis years flock competition was kindly sponsored by Provita. Thank-you.

A presentation dinner was held in the Valley Hotel, Fivemiletown.

The evening was followed by the Chairmans Open Day on Sunday 7th October 2012

The results of the competition were as follows:

 1st 2nd and 3rd placed novice flock winners with judge philip derryman and rose

Novice Flock

1st Tony McGrath, Dungannon

2nd Mervyn & Peter Lyttle, Dromore - Lisnasure Flock

3rd Kyle Brown, Dromore - Listullyard Flock

1st 2nd and 3rd placed small flock with judge philip derryman and rose

Small Flock

1st Allen & Vicky McFadden, Bandbridge - Ashley Flock

2nd Aylmer Power, Co. Limerick - Power Pack Flock

3rd Mrs E Robinson & Daughters, Donaghadee - Ballyvester Flock

1st. 2nd and 3rd medium flock with judge philip derryman and rose

Medium Flock

1st John Burke, Co. Cork - Awbeg Flock

2nd Sean & Gillian Doyle, Castlewellan - Loughbrae Flock

3rd Lee & Jenny, Florencecourt - Derreens Flock

alex mccarthy accepts 1st place large flock for her father kevin mccarthy from judge philip derryman and rose

Large Flock

1st Kevin & Anna McCarthy, Comber - Ballycreely Flock

alymer power recieves 1st and alex mccarthy 2nd for their ewe lambs from judge philip derryman

Best Group Ewe Lambs

1st  Aylmer Power, Co. Limerick - Power Pack Flock

2nd Kevin & Anna McCarthy, Comber - Ballycreely Flock

3rd John Burke, Co. Cork - Awbeg Flock

1st and 2nd placed breeding ewes with judge philip derryman

Best Group of Ewes

1st  Kevin & Anna McCarthy, Comber - Ballycreely Flock

2nd Allen & Vicky McFadden, Bandbridge - Ashley Flock

3rd John Burke, Co. Cork - Awbeg Flock

1st 2nd and 3rd placed best stock ram with judge philip

Best Group of Rams

1st  Kevin & Anna McCarthy, Comber - Ballycreely Flock

2nd Allen & Vicky McFadden, Bandbridge - Ashley Flock

3rd Aylmer Power, Co. Limerick - Power Pack Flock

1st 2nd and 3rd placed best individual ram with judge philip

Best Overall Ram

1st  Aylmer Power, Co. Limerick - Power Pack Flock

2nd Allen & Vicky McFadden, Bandbridge - Ashley Flock

3rd Sean & Gillian Doyle, Castlewellan - Loughbrae Flock

Best Southern Flock

John Burke, Co. Cork - Awbeg Flock

Best Northern Flock

Kevin & Anna McCarthy, Comber - Ballycreely Flock

allen and vicky mcfadden receive overall reserve champion for their ashley flock from judge philip derryman and chairman lee y

Reserve Champion Flock

Allen & Vicky McFadden, Bandbridge - Ashley Flock

kevin and alex mccarthy recieve overall champion for their flock ballycreely flock from judge philip derryman

2012 Champion Flock

Kevin & Anna McCarthy, Comber - Ballycreely Flock

 

 

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