the limelight! Burnham-On-Sea pig breeder celebrates success
Burnham-On-Sea pig breeder is celebrating this week after winning
several top awards for one of his animals at two agricultural
than 230,000 people converged on the Builth Wells showground over
four days for the Royal Welsh Show to celebrate the very best
of Welsh and British agriculture.
Burnham-On-Sea's Mike Smith, who is a regular trader at local
farmers markets and the town's food festivals, won three first
awards, including the top award for the best reserve traditional
female class for his Gloucester Old Spot.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We have done very well with this
200kg female pig - particularly as she hasn't been out all year.
Our success continued at the Mid Devon Shaw at the weekend where
we won a champion breed award."
Royal Welsh Show, established originally as the Welsh National
Agricultural Society in 1904, has grown to become a national institution
loved not only with farmers but by the rural community.