Winter Fair

Success for Carmarthenshire YFC at the Winter Fair

Young Farmers Members travelled from across Wales to the Royal Welsh Winter Fair recently to compete in a variety of competitions such as Lamb Carcass Judging, Decorating a Christmas Tree, Lamb Trimming, Poultry Jointing and Butchers Beef and Lamb Judging. There was a keen competition over the two days, with a very high standard being shown.

The Carmarthenshire Young Farmers Federation competed in all the competitions and were very successful at the end of the two days with Carmarthenshire YFC leaving Builth with the YFC Stock Judging Championship Trophy for the County with the most points in the Stock Judging. Congratulations to all the members that represented the County in these competitions, and thanks to all the trainers for your work to help all the members.

Here are the results:
Poultry Jointing: Lynwen Mathias from Dyffryn Cothi YFC represented the County in this competition. Well done to her for coming 4th in a very high-quality competition.

Decorating a Christmas Tree: Heledd and Rhiannon Jones from Dyffryn Tywi YFC competed in this competition. Well done to them both for coming 6th and thanks for their work.

Lamb Trimming: Rhys Francis from Llanfynydd YFC represented the County in this competition. Well done to Rhys for winning the competition, and it was nice to see so many compete in the competition.

Lamb Carcass Judging: Aled Thomas, Dyffryn Cothi YFC, Ifan Williams, Llangadog YFC, Daniel Thomas, Llanfynydd YFC and Sïon Roberts, Llangadog YFC were the four who were representing the County in this competition. Congratulations to Daniel Thomas for coming 3rd in the Under 18’s section and to Sïon Roberts for coming 2nd in the Under 16’s section. Congratulations to the four for securing the 3rd place as a team in the competition.

Beef Judging: The four who were representing the County in this competition was Eirwyn Richards, Dyffryn Cothi YFC, Arwel Thomas, St. Clears YFC, and Tomos Griffiths and Nia Thomas from San Ishmael YFC. Congratulations to Nia Thomas for coming 3rd and for the team for coming 5th.

Lamb Judging: Ifor Jones, Llanllwni YFC, Siriol Richards, Llandeilo YFC, Henry Bennett, San Ishmael YFC and Sion Roberts, Llangadog YFC represented the County in this competition. Congratulations to Ifor Jones for coming 3rd in the Under 26 section, and to Henry Bennett for winning the Under 18 section. Congratulations to the four for securing the win as a team.

Congratulations to all the members for their success and for their efforts over the two days.

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