There is no dis­put­ing suc­cess of Lis­more Agri­cul­tural Show

The Oban Times - - Farming -

LIS­MORE Agri­cul­tural Show re­sults were. Black­face sheep. Ewe in milk: 1 John Carmichael, 2 Don­ald Maccoll, 3 Wil­l­lie Kelly. Gim­mer: 1 John Carmichael, 2 Jim Mitchell, 3 John Carmichael. Ewe lamb: 1, 2, 3 John Carmichael. Black­face cham­pion and re­serve: John Carmichael. Cross sheep. Ewe in milk: 1 Don­ald MacCormick, 2 Tam­sin McVean, 3 James MacCormick. Gim­mer: 1 Jim Mitchell, 2 Neil Carmichael, 3 Neil Carmichael. Ewe lamb: 1 John Carmichael, 2 John Carmichael, 3 Tam­sin McVean. Cross sheep cham­pion and re­serve: John Carmichael. Pure­bred sheep. Pure­bred male: 1 Tam­sin McVean, 2 Don­ald MacCormick, 3 Don­ald MacCormick. Pure­bred tup lamb: 1 Don­ald MacColl, 2 Calum MacGil­l­vary. Ewe in milk: 1 Calum MacGil­l­vary, 2 Don­ald MacColl, 3 Calum MacGil­l­vary. Gim­mer: 1 Don­ald MacColl, 2 Don­ald MacColl, 3 Calum MacGil­l­vary. Ewe lamb: 1 Calum MacGil­l­vary, 2 Don­ald MacColl, 3 Don­ald MacColl. Cham­pion: Tam­sin MacVean. Re­serve: Calum MacGil­l­vary. Over­all sheep cham­pion: John Carmichael with black­face ewe lamb. Cat­tle. Au­tumn-born bull calf: 1 Don­ald MacCormick. Au­tumn-born quey calf: 1 Archie MacGil­l­vary, 2 Archie MacGil­l­vary, 3 John Carmichael. Spring-born bull calf: 1 Don­ald MacCormick, 2 Don­ald MacCormick, 3 Archie MacGil­l­vary. Spring-born quey calf: 1 James MacCormick, 2 John Carmichael, 3 Archie Macgil­l­vary. Ju­nior cat­tle cham­pion: James MacCormick. Re­serve: Don­ald MacCormick. Se­nior cat­tle.

Heifer suit­able for breed­ing: 1 John Carmichael, 2 Archie MacGil­l­vary, 3 John Carmichael. Cow in milk: 1 Archie MacGil­l­vary, 2 Archie MacGil­l­vary, 3 Don­ald MacCormick. Se­nior cat­tle Cham­pion: John Carmichael. Re­serve: Archie MacGil­l­vary.

Over­all show cham­pion: James MacCormick’s calf. Re­serve: John Carmichael’s black­face ewe lamb.

Col­lie dog: 1 Rosie Da­iron, 2 James MacColl, 3 Ewen Liv­ingston. Pet dog: 1 Gilly Dixon- Spain, 2 Sue Campbell, 3 Ali­son Bell. Cham­pion dog: Gilly Dixon- Spain.

Flow­ers best ex­hibit: Mem­ory Mcdon­ald. Adult bak­ing most points and best ex­hibit: Marie Carmichael. Clootie dumpling: Rose­mary MacCormick. Ju­nior bak­ing most points and best ex­hibit: Elai­said Ma­clean Flem­ing. Veg most points: Dun­can Fer­gu­son. Adult hand­i­crafts most points: Sarah McDon­ald. Best hand­i­craft ex­hibit: Marie Carmichael. Ju­nior hand­i­craft 0-7: Ruairidh Ma­clean Flem­ming. Most points ju­nior hand­i­crafts 7+: Ela­said Ma­clean Flem­ing.

Judg­ing the sheep was a se­ri­ous busi­ness.

The thumb’s up is a clear sign of the show’s suc­cess.

An ex­cited canine cup-win­ner.

Laura Cook dec­o­rates her bot­tle of rose petal in­fused gin with twine.

Rose­mary MacCormick won the prize for the top clootie dumpling.

James MacCormick holds aloft ‘the big fish’ af­ter his heifer calf won over­all cham­pion.

Rowen Carr of Coll, left, and Katie Cook of Lis­more sell­ing ‘A Piece of Lis­more just for you’.

Ge­off Hawkes of Lis­more Shell­fish shucks oys­ters from Port Ram­say.

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