A historic win for Zwartbles sheep at Balmoral


The shearling ewe from a Co. Down flock secured the sheep inter-breed title and claimed the Champion of Champions.

A historic win for Zwartbles sheep at Balmoral

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The shearling ewe from a Co. Down flock secured the sheep inter-breed title and claimed the Champion of Champions.

A Zwartbles sheep swept the boards and claimed the Balmoral inter-breed title for the first time in history.

Exhibited by owner and breeder, Cyril Cromie Ballynahinch, Co. Down, The Fort Elouise a
shearling ewe, is a daughter of the highly-renowned Brooklands Boris from Cyril. The exhibit was tapped forward to secure this prize, by judge Carol Watson.

Rising to the top
A statement on the Facebook page of Zwartbles Sheep Association acknowledged the
achievement:
“The Fort Elloise, bred and owned by Cyril and Denise Cromie, achieved a first for the Zwartbles
breed by taking not only the sheep Inter-breed at the Royal Ulster Agricultural Show Balmoral,
but Champion of Champions, beating all other exhibits in show, the first time this has been done at a Royal Show. Brilliant result for the breed and huge congratulations to her owner/breeder.”

Photo: The Facebook page of Zwartbles Sheep Association.

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