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NFU Cymru proud to support Brecknock YFC

Last updated: 14 Nov 2017

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Overall Stockman of the Year Winners with Colin Millichap, NFU Cymru Brecon & Radnor County Chairman and Peter Hope, Brecknock YFC President

NFU Cymru has once again shown its support to Brecknock YFC through committing to sponsor the county Federation’s stockjudging competition.


The annual event, which was held recently, attracted over 60 members aged between 10 and 26, to compete against each other in a range of competitions; pig judging, beef judging, dairy cattle, butchers lamb judging and an animal health questionnaire.


Colin Millichap, Brecon and Radnor NFU Cymru County Chairman explained why helping young farmers is so important to NFU Cymru. He said: “The wide variety of activities the YFC offer are essential to rural life and the farming industry in Wales. NFU Cymru is delighted to be able to sponsor Brecknock’s stockjudging competition.”


Mark Powell, Brecknock YFC County Chairman, said: “Our partnership with NFU Cymru is invaluable in allowing our members the opportunity to participate in competitions that contribute to their ongoing personal development. The sponsorship has meant that many young farmers will have the opportunity to take part in competitions such as stockjudging, so on behalf of our members, I would like to thank NFU Cymru for their generous donation.” 


The winners on the day were: Under 26 years Stockman of the Year, Johnny Lloyd-Davies, Llanigon YFC, Under 21 years Stockman of the Year, Elin Havard, Sennybridge YFC, Under 18 years Stockman of the Year, Lewis Davies, Trecastle YFC and Under 16 years Stockman of the Year, Dani Harley, Builth Wells YFC.

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