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Moreton Show Press Release

 PRESIDENT OF THE BRITISH PIG ASSOCIATION TO PRESENT THE MORETON SHOW PIG TROPHIES The Chairman and Council of the Moreton Show are delighted to announce that the Marquess of Salisbury, the President of the British Pig Association, will be attending … Continue reading

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Burwharton Show

Thursday 6th August 2015 http://www.burwartonshow.co.uk/ According to reports Burwharton have made a fabulous effort to encourage pig entrants with a dedicated marquee and show ring. There were no GOS at the 2014 show so it would be nice to get some … Continue reading

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2015 GOSPBC Annual General Meeting

The 2015 GOSPBC Annual General Meeting will be on Sunday 26th April 2015 at  Standish Park Farm, Stonehouse, Nr Stroud Gloucestershire at the kind invitations of Mr & Mrs Jonathan Crump. More details in Spring Spot Press and here on … Continue reading

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GOS Points Trophy Reminder

GOS PIG OF THE YEAR Did you show your GOS pigs last year? Yes. Then they can enter for the GOS Pig of the Year Award. This is a points based competition and only pigs owned by club members can … Continue reading

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On-line Store Closure

The Gloucestershire Old Spots Pig Breeders Club on-line store is closed until Spring 2015 when it will return with a new look and  a new range of merchandise. The Club thanks customers who have used the store and looks forward … Continue reading

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Berkshire Show results 2014

Breed Champion Smith, Mr Mike Cosscoombe Primrose 2 Reserve Barnfield, Mrs S Pebblesford Primrose Boar after 1st January 2014 1st Dallaway, Mr A Trewint Sambo Gilt born  after 1st September 2013 1st Barnfield, Mrs S Pebblesford Primrose 2nd Dallaway, Mr … Continue reading

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Melton Mowbray show and sale

Report from Marlene Renshaw Well certainly a lack of our favourite breed, only one boar entered and that didn’t sell. The prices for other breeds showed a reverse on last year with the most demand for the traditionals’ although the … Continue reading

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Princess Royal to continue to be Patron

The Princess Royal was asked if she would consider extending her Patronage to the GOSPBC Her Royal Highness replied that she would be delighted to extend her Patronage for a further five years and sends everyone at the Club her … Continue reading

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Driffield Show results 2014

January Boar 1st Miss Louise Findlay Pioneer Jep 51 2nd S Roberts & J Fairclough Raisinhall Southern Style   3rd JT Horsley & Son Acaster Prince 4th A & P Schofield Owersby Ted 503 White July Gilt 1st A & … Continue reading

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Royal Welsh Show results 2014

GOS are shown in classes for “any other traditional pig”, there being breed specific classes for welsh, Tamworth and Saddleback pigs. No GOS went to this show !   Best GOS 1st No GOS pigs Boar born in 2013 1st … Continue reading

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