Monthly Archives: August 2013

Edenbridge & Oxted Show Results 2013

A real agricultural show, with lots of cattle, sheep and pigs, as well as horses everywhere ! In the Pig tent, Old Spots were represented by member Mark Dallaway’s son Alfie who looks after the olspots on their farm, and … Continue reading

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Reserve Champion for Oaklands Pigs

Ok, so the author of this is the male half of the Oaklands Pigs Team, (so slightly biased) and the show is a small one, but Exfold Princess 238 was reserve best in show at the Egham Royal Show, beaten … Continue reading

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Egham Royal Show Results 2013

A small show, which suffered this year from drizzle and rain, but enjoyable all the same From the club, Oaklands Pigs took their GOS sow along with saddlebacks and a Tamworth, and Kilcott Pigs brought along Berkshires and GOS’s. Reserve Show … Continue reading

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Driffield Show Results 2013

A big thanks to Mandy Garbutt for sending these through July Coloured Gilt 1st S. Roberts & J. Fairclough Hampshire 2nd Mrs. M. Renshaw GOS Tennyson Princess Mary 3rd S. Roberts & J. Fairclough Hampshire January gilt 1st A&P schofield … Continue reading

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Ryedale Show Results 2013

A big thanks to Mandy Garbutt for sending these through, along with some pictures of her GOS’s Breeding Gilt born in 2013 1st L. Findlay Pietrain 2nd Mandy Garbutt  GOS Fowgill Dolly 106 3rd J&C Holding  Tamworth 4th Mandy Garbutt … Continue reading

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Missed Countyfile?

If you missed Countryfile on Sunday, the you missed GOS member John Lightfoot and our secretary Richard Lutwyche, as Adam Hensen bought a new GOS boar in the Adam’s farm section of the programme. But don’t worry, it’s available for … Continue reading

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Tockwith Show Results 2013

A big thanks to Mandy Garbutt for sending these through, along with some pictures of her GOS’s Coloured Boar born in 2013 1st M. Garbutt Fowgill Patrick 95 2nd R&PM Horsley 3rd R&PM Horsley Coloured Gilt born after 1st January … Continue reading

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The first 20 years of the Club

Richard has written a potted history of the first 20 years of the club. Click here to read this interesting account !

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Kilcot Pigs win again !

The new Stoneleigh Country fair is the setting for a large gathering of over 200 pigs, including GOS, taking over from the now defunct Hatfield Show. The inaugural event saw Kilcot pigs’ boar Pebblesford Sambo 411 winning the GOS cup, … Continue reading

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GOS to feature on Hungry Sailors – Tuesday 2pm

Oldspots from GOS member Sally Lugg’s Primrose herd are to feature on the popular “Hungry Sailors” programme on ITV on Tuesday at 2pm. Sally tells us “Gloucesters should be the stars of the show and they use cheeks for the … Continue reading

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