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(From Aberdeen Press & Journal)
Despite blustery weather with frequent squalls of heavy rain in between blinks of sunshine, Lairg Crofters Show on Saturday had a good entry of 45 sheep, slightly up on last year, and a large entry of horses from across the north.
The sheep were judged by Alan MacLean, shepherd at Ousdale Farm, Caithness, who said: 'It's nice to see some young folk out with the sheep, and children getting involved helping their dads and enjoying it."
The overall champion was a home-bred North Country Cheviot ewe lamb. Owned by Iain MacLeod, 80 West Saval, it was sired by an Amat tup owned by Roddy Cameron. …