#News#

    The BPA Annual Bloodline Audit is now running. Please help us to identify the lines most at risk within the Oxford Sandy and Black breed by completing your online audit:

    1. Go to the BPA website: http://www.britishpigs.org.uk/
    2. Click on 'Pedigree pigs' on the top bar
    3. Go to Members' Area and 'click here'
    4. Log on and click to complete survey - it's a simple 'tick' to say - yes alive in herd, deceased or sold
    5. Takes 5 minutes of your time!

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    Dorset Show 2016 Results Judged by Brian Merry.

    909 OXFORD SANDY & BLACK BOAR, born after 1st Jan 2016 1st 34 ROYLE, MR CLIVE Langleybottom Alexander 93 2nd 33 BALLARD, MR DENNIS Ridgeway Clarence

    910 OXFORD SANDY & BLACK SOW, which must have produced and reared a litter within 6 months prior to the Show 1st 36 SULLY, MR CHRIS Longash Gloria 6 2nd 37 SULLY, MR CHRIS Quantockhills Gloria

    911 OXFORD SANDY & BLACK GILT, born after 1st July 2015 1st 1 29 COLEMAN, MASTER JAKE - 2nd 39 ROYLE, MR CLIVE Langleybottom Alison 92 3rd 40 SULLY, MR CHRIS Quantockhills Lady 496 4th 38 BRITTON, MRS SUE Dewlish Gloria 1

    912 OXFORD SANDY & BLACK GILT, born after 1st Jan 2016 1st 43 ROYLE, MR CLIVE Langleybotom Alison 100 2nd 42 BALLARD, MR DENNIS Ridgeway Cynthia 3rd 44 STEVENS, MRS DAWN Kinecroft Cynthia 4th 45 SULLY, MR CHRIS Quantockhills Cynthia 533

    Champion. 43 ROYLE, MR CLIVE Langleybotom Alison 100 Reserve Champion. 29 COLEMAN, MASTER JAKE .

    A lovely Weekend Watch the class on the BBC sometime hopfully in November. Well done the Clive,Becci and Hilary on Winning Champion and Jake Colman winning reserve.

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    To All members who have qualified for Champion of Champions at The Royal County of Berkshire Show Sunday 18 September

    Hopefully you have all booked your pigs into the Oxford Sandy and Black classes on Saturday 17 September and booked yourself a pen.

    If anyone hasn't booked themselves a pen and is intending to exhibit at the show on Sunday please CONTACT PAT COLSON IMMEDIATELY!

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    Westmorland County Agricultural Show is on Thursday 8th September 2016 and our contact details:

    Phone: 015395 67804

    Email: manager@westmorland.org.uk

    Website: www.westmorlandshow.co.uk

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    OXFORD SANDY AND BLACK PIG RARE BREED SHOW AND SALE

    The first ever Oxford Sandy and Black Pig Rare Breed Show and Sale day is set COME ALONG TO THE FIRST OXFORD SANDY AND BLACK PIG RARE BREED SHOW AND SALE

    Together with Voyce Pullin at Cirencester market on 5 and 6 August it has become possible.

    Please come along whether you wish to purchase, sell or admire the breed.

    Those wishing to enter their pigs: The Show day is Friday 5 August please ensure your pigs are penned by 12:30 hrs and Show will commence at 14:00hrs. The sale day will be on Saturday 6 August and will start at 13:30hrs. Entries for weaners/fattening stock will be permitted on Saturday 6 August but will have to be penned by 11:30 hrs please.

    For entry forms please visit http://www.voycepullin.co.uk/…/RareBreedEntryFormPig2016.pdf

    For further information and to advise us on what you wish to bring, to enable us to sort categories, please contact either Dennis Ballard to register your interest: tel: 07557 803316 or email Dennisballard@outlook.com or Kim Brook kim@kbrook.co.uk

    Please help to be apart of the day where we can encourage and inspire others about our wonderful breed!

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    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK Class at Great Yorkshire Show 2016 Judged by Mrs Maureen Case.

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK: Class 369: BOAR, born in 2016.

    FIRST: 254 Mr Chris Sully, Quantockhills Clarence 519

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK: Class 370: SOW, born on or before 30 June 2015.

    FIRST: 255 Mr Chris Sully, Quantockhills Gloria 289

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK: Class 371: GILT, born in 2015, on or after 1 July and 31 December 2015 FIRST: 263 Mr Chris Sully, Quantockhills Lady 490

    Second: 262 Mr Chris Sully, Quantockhills Gloria 494

    Third: 261 J A Mathews, Hopecottage Clarrisa

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK: Class 372: GILT, born in 2016.

    FIRST: 265 Mr Chris Sully, Quantockhills Cynthia 533

    Second: 266 Mr Chris Sully, Quantockhills Claire 523

    Third: 264 Jane Matthews Hopecottage Dandy

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK: Class 373: GROUP OF THREE PIGS, Bred by the exhibitor. Open to animals previously entered in this section. Only one male per group.

    Mr Chris Sully 267

    Champion Male

    Mr W L Sully,254 Quantockhills Clarence 519

    Champion Female Mr W L Sully, 263 Quantockhills Lady 490

    Reserve female Champion. Mr Chris Sully,255 Quantockhills Gloria

    Champion Mr Chris Sully,263 Quantockhills Lady 490

    Reserve Champion Mr Chris Sully,255 Quantockhills Gloria 289

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    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK Class at Yeovil Show 2016 JUDGED BY Mr J barber.

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK BOAR 1st 29 Mr Dennis Ballard RIDGEWAY CLARENCE 2nd 27 Mr Chris Sully QUANTOCKHILLS 519 3rd 28 Mr Clive Royle LANGLEYBOTTOM ALEXANDER 93

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK SOW, 1st 32 Mr Chris Sully QUANTOCKHILLS GLORIA 289 2nd 30 Mr Chris Sully LONGASH GLORIA 3rd 33 Mr Dennis Ballard RIDGEWAY CYNTHIA 4th 31 Mr Clive Royle LANGLEYBOTTOM ALISON 53

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK GILT, after 1 July 2015 1st 36 Mr Clive Royle LANGLEYBOTTOM ALISON 92 2nd 35 Mr Chris Sully QUANTOCKHILLS 491 3rd 37 Mr A Rose BUCKLAND LADY 4th 34 Mr Chris Sully QUANTOCKHILLS 490

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK GILT, born in 2016. 1st 39 Mr Clive Royle LANGLEYBOTTOM ALISON 100 2nd 40 Mr Dennis Ballard RIDGEWAY CYNTHIA 3rd 41 Mr Chris Sully QUANTOCKHILLS CYNTHIA 533 4th 38 Mr Chris Sully QUANTOCKHILLS CLAIRE 523

    CHAMPION 32 Mr Chris Sully QUANTOCKHILLS GLORIA 289 RESERVE CHAMPION. 36 Mr Clive Royle LANGLEYBOTTOM ALISON 92

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    The Royal Three Counties Show 2016 Results:

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK CLASS Judged by Mr Paul Churchyard.

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK Boar born before 1 January 2016. 1st Ian Lawrence 189 OLDLANDS JACK 3 2nd Ian Lawrence 187 OLDLANDS JACK 2

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK Boar born on or after 1 January 2016 1st Clive Royal 191 LANGLEYBOTTOM ALEXANDER 93 2nd Dawn Stevens 192 KINECROFT CLARENCE 3rd Chris Sully 190 QUANTOCKHILLS CLARENCE 519

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK Sow born before 1 July 2015. 1st Ian Lawrence 196 LONGASH GLORIA 7 2nd Chris Sully 194 LONGASH GLORIA 6 3rd Clive Royal 197 LANGLEYBOTTOM ALISON 53 4th Chris Sully 193 QUANTOCKHILLS GLORIA 289

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK Gilt born in 2015 on or after 1 July 2015. 1st Judy Hancox 204 BUTTSFARM CYNTHIA 245 2nd Chris Sully 203 QUANTOCKHILLS LADY 491 3rd Clive Royal 206 LANGLEYBOTTOM ALISON 92 4th Chris Sully 207 QUANTOCKHILLS GLORIA 494

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK Gilt born in 2016. 1st Mikey Furber 211 APPLETREE ELSIE 2nd Clive royal 209 LANGLEYBOTTOM ALISON 100 3rd Chris Sully 210 QUANTOCKHILLS CYNTHIA 533

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK CHAMPION MALE - TCAS Rosettes for Champion Ian Lawrence 189 OLDLANDS JACK 3 Reserve Champion Clive Royal 191 LANGLEYBOTTOM ALEXANDER 93

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK CHAMPION FEMALE - TCAS Rosettes for Champion Ian Lawrence 196 LONGASH GLORIA 7 Reserve Champion Mikey Furber 211 APPLETREE ELSIE

    RARE BREED DAY: Judged by Mrs Maureen Case.

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK Boar born before 1 January 2016. 1st Ian Lawrence 196 OLDLANDS JACK 2 2nd Ian Lawrence 198 OLDLANDS JACK 3

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK Boar born on or after 1 January 2016 1st Dawn Stevens 199 KINECROFT CLARENCE 2nd Clive Royal 201 LANGLEYBOTTOM ALEXANDER 93 3rd Chris Sully 200 QUANTOCKHILLS CLARENCE 519

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK Sow born before 1 July 2015. 1st Ian Lawrence 196 LONGASH GLORIA 7 2nd Chris Sully 194 LONGASH GLORIA 6 3rd Dawn Stevens 208 BUTTSFARM CYNTHIA 206 4th Ian Lawrence 207 OLDLANDS ELSIE 5

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK Gilt born in 2015 on or after 1 July 2015. 1st Judy Hancox 204 BUTTSFARM CYNTHIA 245 2nd Ian Lawrence 209 OLDLANDS IRIS 5 3rd Chris Sully 211 QUANTOCKHILLS LADY 489 4th Crown Farm Meats 210 DUKE CYNTHIA 7

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK Gilt born in 2016. 1st Dawn Stevens 220 KINECROFT CYNTHIA 2nd Clive royal 218 LANGLEYBOTTOM ALISON 100 3rd Mikey Furber 211 APPLETREE ELSIE

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK CHAMPION - TCAS Rosettes for Champion Ian Lawrence 196 LONGASH GLORIA 7 Reserve Champion Judy Hancox 204 BUTTSFARM CYNTHIA 245

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    South of England Show 2016 - Oxford Sandy & Black Pigs Boar Born July 2015 1st Miss R Crosdil Sandywood Jack

    Boar Born Jan 2016 1st Mr T Crosdil Barnsnap Clarence 2 2nd DAP & CP Crosdil Barnsnap Jack 16

    Breeding Sow 1st Mr T Crosdil Barnsnap Mary 24 2nd Mr D Aldous Tan Elsie

    Gilt born 1st July to 31st Dec 2015 1st DAP & CP Crosdil Barnsnap Gloria 2 2nd Mr D Aldous Tan Alison 7 3rd Miss R Crosdil Sandywood Alison 12 4th Miss R Crosdil Sandywood Alison 13 5th DAP & CP Crosdil Barnsnap Elsie 18

    Gilt, born on or after 1st January 2016 1st Mr T Crosdil Barnsnap Mary 31 2nd DAP & CP Crosdil Barnsnap Mary 30

    Champion Male Mr T Crosdil Barnsnap Clarence 2 Reserve Champion Miss R Crosdil Sandywood Jack Champion Female DAP & CP Crosdil Barnsnap Gloria 2 Reserve Champion Mr T Crosdil Barnsnap Mary 24

    Breed Champion DAP & CP Crosdil Barnsnap Gloria 2 Reserve Breed Champion Mr T Crosdil Barnsnap Mary 24

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    Here are the results for the Royal Cornwall Show 2016 Judged by Mr Phil Fowlie.

    Oxford Sandy & Black - Boar, born in 2015. 1st Chris Sully 128 QUANTOCKHILLS CLARENCE 496

    Oxford Sandy & Black - Boar, born in 2016 1st Dawn Stevens 129 KINECROFT CLARENCE 2nd Chris Sully 130 QUANTOCKHILLS CLARENCE 519

    Oxford Sandy & Black - Sow or Gilt, born before 1st July 2015. 1st Chris Sully 131 LONGASH GLORIA 6 2nd Chris Sully 132 QUANTOCKHILLS GLORIA 289

    Oxford Sandy & Black - Gilt, born in 2015, on or after 1st July 1st Rachel Nicolas 133 DUKE CYNTHIA 7 2nd Chris Sully 135 QUANTOCKHILLS LADY 3rd Chris Sully 134 QUANTOCKHILLS GLORIA 497

    Oxford Sandy & Black - Gilt born in 2016. 1st Dawn Stevens 136 KINECROFT CYNTHIA 2nd Chris Sully 137 QUANTOCKHILLS CYNTHIA 533

    Male Champions Male Champion Dawn Stevens KINECROFT CLARENCE Res Male Champion Chris Sully QUANTOCKHILLS CLARENCE 519

    Female Champions Female Champion Dawn Stevens KINECROFT CYNTHIA Res Female Champion Chris Sully LONGASH GLORIA 6

    Breed Champion. Breed Champion Dawn Stevens KINECROFT CYNTHIA

    Res Breed Champion Dawn Stevens KINECROFT CLARENCE

    Congratulations Dawn Stevens on winning Champion and Reserve.

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    Oxford Sandy & Black Results Staffordshire Show 2016 OXFORD SANDY & BLACK

    Judge: Mr J Barber, Crewkerne, Somerset

    Class 355OSB Boar born before 1st January 2016 Placing No Exhibitor Name County Details 1st 160 I Lawrence Oxford Oxford Sandy & Black. Oldlands Jack 2 R003595OS. LCX/259. b. 12/7/15. Bred by exhibitor. s. Bissettdown Jack 2. D. Longash Iris 17. 2nd 161 I Lawrence Oxford Oxford Sandy & Black. Oldlands Jack 3 R003667OS. LCX/289. b. 17/10/15. Bred by exhibitor. s. Bissettdown Jack 2. D. Oldlands Clare 14.

    Class 356OSB Sow born before 1st July 2015 (Please provide a last farrowing date) Placing No Exhibitor Name County Details 1st 163 I Lawrence Oxford Oxford Sandy & Black. Longash Gloria 7 R002522OS CMF/2950. b. 2/9/11. Bred by Mrs M Case. s. Longash Alistair 5. d. Augusteend Gloria 2. Farrowed 1/3/16. 2nd 164 I Lawrence Oxford Oxford Sandy & Black. Oldlands Elsie 5 R003351OS. LCX/219. b.2/1/15. Bred by exhibitor. s. Oldlands Alistair 6. d. Oldlands Elsie 4. Farrowed 1/2/16. 3rd 166 Thomas Alleynes High School Staffs Oxford Sandy & Black. Harleycroft Dandy. R00310905. EPE/20. b.28/12/13. Bred by Mr W Poultney. s. Thornborough Clarence d. Harswell Dandy.

    Class 357OSB Gilt born on or after 1st July 2015 Placing No Exhibitor Name County Details 1st 167 I Lawrence Oxford Oxford Sandy & Black. Oldlands Iris 5 R003596OS. LCX/260. b. 12/7/15. Bred by exhibitor. s. Bissettdown Jack 2. D. Longash Iris 17. 2nd 168 J Mathews Ches Oxford Sandy & Black. Hopecottage Dandy. R00374205. MZJ355. b.02/07/15. Bred by exhibitor. s. Hillhead Clarence 199 d. Hopecottage Dandy 102.

    Class 358OSB Gilt born on or after 1st September 2015 Placing No Exhibitor Name County Details 1st 169 I Lawrence Oxford Oxford Sandy & Black. Oldlands Clare 21 R003669OS. LCX/291. b. 17/10/15. Bred by exhibitor. s. Bissettdown Jack 2. d. Oldlands Clare 14. 2nd 170 I Lawrence Oxford Oxford Sandy & Black. Oldlands Clare 22 R003670OS. LCX/293. b. 17/10/15. Bred by exhibitor. s. Bissettdown Jack 2. d. Oldlands Clare 14. 3rd 172 J Mathews Ches Oxford Sandy & Black. Hopecottage Clarissa 405. R003747OS. MZJ405. B.19/10/15. Bred by exhibitor. s. Teyrdanhall Alistair 625 d. Hopecottage Clarissa 277.

    Class 359OSB Boar or Gilt born on or after 1st January 2016 Placing No Exhibitor Name County Details 1st 175 J Mathews Ches Oxford Sandy & Black. Hopecottage Dandy 428. R003746OS. MZJ428. b.02/01/16. Bred by exhibitor. s.Teyrdanhall Alistair 625 d. Hopecottage Dandy 102.

    Champion Oxford Sandy and Black Oldlands Iris 5 Ian Lawrence Reserve Champion Oldlands Jack 2 Ian Lawrence

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    Congratulations to Sara Hewett & Dennis Ballard for winning Champion with their January Boar at RWAS spring festival.

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    Here are the results for Devon County show 2016 Judged by Mrs Rachel Nicholas

    Oxford Sandy & Black - Boar, born on or before 31st December 2015. 1st Ian Lawrence155 OLDLANDS JACK 2 2nd Clive Royle 156 LANGLEYBOTTOM ALEXANDER 89 3rd Chris Sully 157 QUANTOCKHILLS CLARENCE 496

    Oxford Sandy & Black - Boar born in 2016. 1st Clive Royle 158 LANGLEYBOTTOM ALEXANDER 93 2nd Chris Sully 159 QUANTOCKHILLS CLARENCE 519

    Oxford Sandy & Black - Sow or Gilt, born before 1st July 2015. 1st Chris Sully 160 LONGASH CLARE 28 2nd Ian Lawrence 161 OLDLANDS GLORIA 7 3rd Clive Royle 163 LANGLEYBOTTOM ALISON 84 4th Ian Lawrence 162 OLDLANDS ELSIE 5

    Oxford Sandy & Black - Gilt, born in 2015, on or between 1st July and 31st August. 1st Ian Lawrence 164 OLDLANDS IRIS 5 2nd Chris Sully 166 QUANTOCKHILLS LADY 491 3rd Hancox 167 BUTTSFARM CYNTHIA 245 4th Clive Royle 169 LANGLEYBOTTOM ALISON 92

    Oxford Sandy & Black - Gilt, born in 2015, on or after 1st September. 1st Ian Lawrence 170 OLDLANDS CLARE 21 2nd Ian Lawrence 171 OLDLANDS CLARE 22 3rd Chris Sully 172 QUANTOCKHILLS GLORIA 494

    Oxford Sandy & Black - Gilt, born in 2016. 1st Clive Royal 173 LANGLEYBOTTOM ALISON 100 2nd Clive Royal 174 LANGLEYBOTTOM ALISON 98 3rd Chris Sully 175 QUANTOCKHILLS CYNTHIA 533

    Male Champion Male Champion Ian Lawrence 155 OLDLANDS JACK 2 Res Male Champion Clive Royle 158 LANGLEYBOTTOM ALEXANDER 93

    Female Champion Female Champion Ian Lawrence 170 OLDLANDS CLARE 21 Res Female Champion Chris Sully 160 LONGASH CLARE 28

    Breed Champion Breed Champion Ian Lawrence 170 OLDLANDS CLARE 21 Res Breed Champion Chris Sully 160 LONGASH CLARE 28

    Hollie Sully won Champion young handler at Devon County show with Butts Farm Rare Breeds Oxford sandy & black gilt.

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    South Suffolk Show 2016

    Very many congratulations to Peter and Patricia Colson who won Supreme Champion Pig at South Suffolk Show today with their lovely Hope Cottage Clarissa Gilt

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    SHERBORNE CASTLE COUNTRY FAIR AND RARE BREEDS SHOW 30 MAY 2016

    Event: Sherborne Castle Country Fair and Rare Breeds Show

    Location: Sherborne Castle, Sherborne, Dorset, DT9 5NR

    Date: Bank holiday Monday 30 May 2016

    Classes:

    Sheep: Primitive, Shetlands, Heath/Hillbred, Portland, Shortwool, Longwool, Wool on the Hoof, Fleeces, Young handler

    Goats: Bagot, Golden Guernsey, Pygmy

    Pigs: Berkshire/Large Black, British Lop/Middle White/British Landrace/Welsh, Saddleback, Tamworth, Gloucester Old Spot/Oxford Sandy and Black, Young Handler, Kune Kune

    Cattle: Rare and Traditional, Dexters

    Horses: Heavy horses, light horses, ponies

    Schedules/entry forms from: Ruth Summerley, 4 Watercombe Lane, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 2ED Tel 01935 428405

    by email from dorset.rarebreeds@yahoo.co.ukor downloaded from the website www.sherbornecountryfair.com

    Closing date for entries: 6 May 2016

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    CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS SHOWS 2016

    Here are the shows that have kindly agreed to act as qualifiers for our Champion of Champions competition the final of which is to be held at The Royal Berkshire Show, Newbury Showground on Sunday 18th September 2016.

    South Suffolk - 8th May Nottinghamshire County Show – 14-15 May Devon County Show – 19-21 May Royal Welsh Spring Festival – 21-22 May Dorset Rare breeds Show – 25 May Surrey County Show – 25 May Heathfield Show – 28 May

    Staffordshire Show – 1-2 June Suffolk Show – 1-2 June Royal Bath and West Show – 1-4 June Royal Cornwall Show – 9-11 June South of England – 9-11 June Royal Three Counties Rare breed show at Three Counties Royal Cheshire Show – 21-22 June Lincolnshire Show – 22-23 June Royal Norfolk Show – 29-30 June

    Great Yorkshire Show – 12-14 July Yeovil Show – 16-17 July Gt. Eccleston Show – 16-17 July Royal Welsh Show – 18-21 July Driffield Show – 20 July Mid Devon – 23 July (waiting for confirmation)

    Burwarton Show – 4 August Anglesey Show – 9-10 August Chertsey Show – 13 – 14 August Egham Royal Show – 27-28 August Edenbridge and Oxted Show – 28-29 August

    Dorset Show – 3-4 September Westmorland Show – 8 September Royal Berkshire Show – 17-18 September (please note not a BPA show this year)

    ALSO PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE NO PIGS AT NEW FOREST SHOW AND MORETON-in-MARSH SHOW THIS YEAR.

    The wording in the catalogues will be: The highest placed OSB pig exhibited by a member of the Oxford Sandy and Black Pig Society to qualify for the Champion of Champions competition to be held at the Royal Berkshire Show on Sunday 18th September 2016 at Newbury Showground. If already qualified then the second placed pig to qualify in their place. Please note that this year there have to be a minimum of three OSB pigs exhibited at the Show and two exhibitors of OSB pigs, otherwise there cannot be a qualifier. (This was agreed at the last OSBPS AGM last October.)

    Also please note that we will be awarding the OSBPS trophies on Saturday 17th September 2016 after the classes, i.e. Best January, July and September gilts, sow and boar. The Champion of Champion (Royle) trophy will be awarded with the sash etc., on Sunday 18th September. Please can members that hold the trophies/cups etc., ensure that they are returned to me before Newbury show. I will endeavour to drive around to meet most people and will be attending a few of the shows, so could meet with holders to collect.

    Lastly, please ensure that if you are intending to enter the Champion of champions final on Sunday 18th September, you enter your pigs in the Royal Berkshire show classes on Saturday 17th September to ensure that you have a pen.

    If you have any queries phone me, Pat Colson on 01993 881207.

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    The Royal Bath & West Show is taking place 1-4 June 2016, would it be possible to list us on your website please? With the following:

    The Royal Bath & West Show 1-4 June www.bathandwest.com 01749 822200

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    The full results for the breed are attached and can be found on the OSB Breed page of the BPA website. http://www.britishpigs.org/breed_os.htm

    There was an error in practical pigs and the OSB survey info was missed out:

    [BPA Survey 2015 All Breeds](http://www.oxfordsandypigs.co.uk/media/uploads/There_was_an_error_in_practical_pigs_and_the_OSB_survey_info_was_missed_out_.docx)
    Please click on the link below to view the BPA Oxford Sandy and Black Pig Survey 2015
    [BPA Survey OS 2015](http://www.oxfordsandypigs.co.uk/media/uploads/C_Survey_results_for_web_OS_2015.pdf)

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    National Young Stars

    http://nationalyoungstars.com/

    The Society are thinking about putting a OSB team together please let us know if you are interested. It's for children aged 8 to 21 for society members. Only 3 children to be selected entries close the 18th January 2016. It's really important that the children realise it is not just about handling pigs in the show ring. This is a very small element of the competition. The children are judged from the minute they arrive with the pigs and are awarded points for looking after the pigs, the state of the pens including their tack pen, the display they need to produce and set up advertising their sponsor, preparing the pigs for showing etc. There are also stock judging and public speaking elements to the competition.

    Please contact Susan Tanner or Katie Sully if you are interested

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    INTERNATIONAL NEWS FROM HOLLAND

    ![Holland map](http://www.oxfordsandypigs.co.uk/media/uploads/Holland_map.jpg)

    Please click on the clink to read all about it! [The Lowlands](http://www.oxfordsandypigs.co.uk/media/uploads/The_Lowlands.pdf)

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    ![Andrew Sheppy](http://www.oxfordsandypigs.co.uk/media/uploads/Andrew_Sheppyweb.jpg)

    Mr Andrew Sheppy was presented with a lifelong membership at the OSBPS AGM today Saturday 24 October 2015. Mr Sheppy was responsible for conserving the breed and creating the first herd books in 1985. His original bloodlines were the Alexander, Alistair, Duchess and Lady and Alice (which is sadly now extinct). Andrew Sheppy presented the Society trophies to the following: Best of Breed trophy to Dennis Ballard, Best sow to Chris Sully, July Gilt to Chris and Katie Sully, September Gilt to Dennis Ballard (winner of the Best of Breed), January Gilt to Rebecca Crosdil and Best Boar to David Yates. Congratulations to all!

    ###The Royal County of Berkshire Show###

    Saturday 19 September 2015: Judged by Mr B Card

    Class: 1063 Breeding Sow,born before 1st July 2014

    1st Sully, Mr CJ(99) Long Ash Gloria, Taunton 2nd The Butts Farm(105) Buttsfarm Cynthia 139, Cirencester 3rd Langleybottompigs(104) Langleybottom Alison 53 (Peppa), Crewkerne 4th Crosdil, Mr & Mrs Dap & Cp(102) Barnsnap Mary 17, Colgate

    Class: 1064 Gilt born in 2014 on or after 1st July

    1st Sully, Mr CJ(106) quantock, Taunton 2nd Yates, Mr David(111) Longash Sybil, Trowbridge 3rd Lawrence, Mr I(108) Butts Farm Cynthia 185, Faringdon 4th Lawrence, Mr I(107) Oldlands Clare 19, Faringdon

    Class: 1065 Gilt,born in 2014 on or after 1st September

    1st Ballard, Mr D(120) Ridgeway Cynthia, Swindon 2nd Ballard, Mr D(121) Ridgeway Cynthia 2, Swindon 3rd Lawrence, Mrs A(116) Oldlands Gloria 3, Faringdon 4th Crosdil, Mr & Mrs Dap & Cp(118) Barnsnap Alison 18, Colgate

    Class: 1066 Boar born in 2015

    1st Yates, Mr David(127) Oldlands Alistair, Trowbridge 2nd Crosdil, Miss Rebecca(129) Sandywood Alexander, Colgate 3rd Wirralstone Farm(131) Kerribella Clarence, Ellesmere Port

    Class:1066b Gilt born in 2015

    1st Crosdil, Miss Rebecca(128) Sandywood Alison 9, Colgate 2nd Crosdil, Miss Rebecca(130) Sandywood Alison 10, Colgate 3rd Sully, Mr CJ(106) quantock, Taunton 4th Lawrence, Mr I(123) Oldlands Clare 20, Faringdon

    Class: CH1067 Oxford Sandy & Black Championship

    Champion Ballard, Mr D(120) Ridgeway Cynthia, Reserve Champion Sully, Mr CJ(99) Long Ash Gloria,

    Sunday 20 September 2015

    Class: 1111 The Oxford Sandy & Black Champion of Champions Judged by Mr J Cloke.

    Champion Sully, Mr CJ(217) Longash Gloria 6th, Taunton Reserve Champion Crosdil, Miss Rebecca(128) Sandywood Alison 9, Colgate

    Class: T1102 The Bissettdown Trophy (170) for the Champion of Champions Winner Sully, Mr CJ(217) Longash Gloria 6th, Taunton

    By Katie Sully

    ###New Forest and Hampshire County Show### Judged by Mr J Newth OXFORD SANDY & BLACK BOAR born after 1st July 2014 1st ROYLE, CLIVE Langleybottom Alexander 75

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK BOAR born in 2015 1st ROYLE, CLIVE Langleybottom Alexander 80 2nd SULLY, MR C J quantock clarence 394

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK SOW 1st LAWRENCE, MR IAN Longash Gloria 7 2nd SULLY, MR C J Longash Gloria 6 3rd LAWRENCE, MR IAN Oldlands Clare 8

    OXFORD SANDY AND BLACK GILT born after 1st July 2014 1st BALLARD, Mr DENNIS Ridgeway Cynthia 2nd SULLY MR C J Quantockhills Clare 370 3rd BALLARD MR DENNIS Ridgeway Cynthia 2 4th YATES MR D longash Sybil 5th LAWRENCE MR IAN Oldlands Iris 2 6th YATES MR D Longash Sybil

    OXFORD SANDY AND BLACK GILT born in 2015 1st SULLY MR C J Quantockhills Cynthia 392 2nd CASE A & M Longash Clarissa 35 3rd LAWRENCE MR IAN Oldlands Elsie 5 4th ROYLE CLIVE Langleybottom Alison 84

    CHAMPION OXFORD SANDY AND BLACK PIG LONGASH GLORIA 7 Mr Ian Lawrence

    RESERVE CHAMPION OXFORD SANDY AND BLACK PIG QUANTOCKHILLS CYNTHIA 392 Mr C J Sully

    By Katie Sully

    ###Royal Yorkshire Show 2015### Oxford Sandy & Black Results for Royal Yorkshire Show Judged by Mr Martin Snell

    Boar born in 2015. FIRST: 255 Mr Colin Turner, Greenside Alistair 9

    Second: 254 Mr Chris Sully, Quantockhills Clarence

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK: Class 370: SOW, born on or before 30 June 2014.

    FIRST: 257 Mr Chris Sully, Longash Gloria 6

    Second: 256 Ms Jane A Mathews, Hopecottage Dandy

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK: Class 371: GILT, born in 2014, on or after 1 July and 31 December.

    FIRST: 261 Mr Chris Sully, Quantockhills Clare

    Second: 262 Mr Chris Sully, Quantockhills Duchess

    Third: 260 Ms Jane A Mathews,Hopecottagae Gertrude

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK: Class 372: GILT,born in 2015.

    FIRST: 265 Mr Chris Sully, Quantockhills Cynthia

    Second: 263 Ms Jane A Mathews, Hopecottage Dandy

    Third: 266 Mr Colin Turner, Greenside Dandy 4

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK: CH332: CHAMPION MALE

    Mr Colin Turner, Greenside Alistair 9

    RESERVE MALE 254 Mr Chris Sully, Quantockhills Clarence

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK: CH333: CHAMPION FEMALE

    Mr Chris Sully, Longash Gloria 6

    RESERVE FEMALE Mr Chris Sully,Quantockhills Cynthia

    CHAMPION OXFORD SANDY & BLACK:

    Mr Chris Sully, Longhorn Gloria 6

    RESERVE CHAMPION

    Mr Colin Turner, Greenside Alistair 9

    HOUSE WIFES CHOOSE OUT OF ALL THE BREED CHAMPIONS WENT TO Oxford Sandy & Black Longash Gloria 6 By Katie Sully

    ###National Rare Breed Show 2015### RARE BREED DAY OXFORD SANDY & BLACK Judged by Mr J Newth

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK Z41 Boar born before 1 January 2015. 1st Oldlands Clarence Mr Ian Lawrence

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK Z42 Boar born on or after 1 January 2015. 1st Quantockhills Clarence 394 Mr Chris Sully

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK Z43 Sow born before 1 July 2014. 1st Long Ash Gloria 6 Mr Chris Sully 2nd Oldlands Clare 8 Mr Ian Lawrence 3rd Oldlands Cynthia 5 Mr Ian Lawrence

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK Z44 Gilt born in 2014 on or after 1 July 2014. 1st Buttsfarm Cynthia 160 Hancox, J Cirencester GL7 2nd Quantockhills Claire 370 , Mr Chris Sully 3rd Oldlands Clare 19, Mr Ian Lawrence 4th Blackberryfield Elsie (7-6) Mr & Mrs Furber

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK Z45 Gilt born in 2015.

    1st Quantockhills Cynthia 392 Mr Chris Sully 2nd Oldlands Elsie 5 Mr Ian Lawrence 3rd Oldlands Clare 20 Mr Ian Lawrence

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK ZS9 Champion Buttsfarm Cynthia 160 , Judy Hancox

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK ZS9 Champion Reserve Long Ash Gloria 6, Mr Chris Sully

    ###South of England Show Results 2015###

    290 Boar, 1 Crosdil, Mr D A P Barnsnap Jack 14

    291 Junior Boar, 1 Crosdil, Miss R Sandywood Alexander 2 Young Epilepsy St Piers Alexander 234 3 Young Epilepsy St Piers Alexander 235

    292 Breeding sow, 1 Crosdil, Mr D A P Barnsnap Dandy 7 2 Crosdil, Miss R Sandywood Alison 2 3 Young Epilepsy St Piers Elsie 170

    293 July Gilt, 1 Crosdil, Mr D A P Barnsnap Alison 19 2 Crosdil, Mr D A P Barnsnap Alison 18

    294 January Gilt 1 Young Epilepsy St Piers Elsie 243 2 Crosdil, Miss R Sandywood Alison 10 3 Young Epilepsy St Piers Elsie 242 4 Crosdil, Miss R Sandywood Alison 9

    295 Champion Male Champion Crosdil, Mr D A P Barnsnap Jack 14

    295 Champion Male Reserve Champion Crosdil, Miss R Sandywood Alexander

    296 Champion Female Champion Crosdil, Mr D A P Barnsnap Alison 19

    296 Champion Female Reserve Champion Young Epilepsy St Piers Elsie 243

    297 Breed Championship Champion Crosdil, Mr D A P Barnsnap Alison 19

    ###Three Counties Show 2015### The Royal Three Counties Show 2015 Results

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK CLASS judged by Mr Peter le Bas

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK P52 Boar born on or after 1 January 2015. 1st Quantockhills Clarence 394 Mr Chris Sully 2nd Oldlands Clarence Mr Ian Lawrence

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK P53 Sow born before 1 July 2014. 1st Long Ash Gloria 6 , Mr Chris Sully 2nd Oldlands Clare 8 , Mr Ian Lawrence, 3rd Oldlands Cynthia 5 Mr Ian Lawrence

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK P54 Gilt born in 2014 on or after 1 July 2014. 1st Oldlands Clare 19 Mr Ian Lawrence 2nd Quantockhills Duchess 372 Mr Chris Sully 3rd Blackberryfield Elsie (7-6) Mr & Mrs Furber 4th Oldlands Iris 2 Mr Ian Lawrence

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK P55 Gilt born in 2015. 1st Oldlands Elsie 5Mr Ian Lawrence 2nd Quantockhills Cynthia 392 Mr Chris Sully 3rd Oldlands Clare 20 Mr Ian Lawrence

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK PS35 CHAMPION MALE - TCAS Rosettes for Champion Quantockhills Clarence 394 Mr Chris Sully Reserve Champion Oldlands Clarence Mr Ian Lawrence

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK PS36 CHAMPION FEMALE - TCAS Rosettes for Champion Long Ash Gloria 6 Mr Chris Sully

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK PS36 CHAMPION FEMALE - TCAS Rosettes for Reserve Champion Oldlands Clare 19 Mr Ian Lawrence,

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK PS37 BREED CHAMPION - TCAS Rosettes for Champion Long Ash Gloria 6, Mr Chris Sully

    OXFORD SANDY & BLACK PS37 BREED CHAMPION - TCAS Rosettes for Champion Reserve Oldlands Clare 19 Mr Ian Lawrence

    ###Cornwall County Show 2015### History was made at the Royal Cornwall Show as since it started in 1793 no Oxford Sandy & Black has won SURPREME CHAMPION there until now. Well done to Chris Sully with his 4 year old sow Longash Gloria 6.

    Here are the results for the Royal Cornwall Show 2015 Judged by Mr Chris Impey

    Oxford Sandy & Black - Boar, born on or before 31st December 2014. 1st Ian Lawrence 112 OLDLANDS CLARENCE

    Oxford Sandy & Black - Boar born in 2015. 1st Chris Sully QUANTOCKHILLS CLARENCE 397

    Oxford Sandy & Black - Sow or Gilt, born before 1st July 2014. 1st Chris Sully LONGASH GLORIA 6 2nd Ian Lawrence OLDLANDS CYNTHIA 5 3rd Ian Lawrence OLDLANDS CLARE 8

    Oxford Sandy & Black - Gilt, born in 2014, on or between 1st July and 31st August. 1st Dennis Ballard RIDGEWAY CYNTHIA 3 2nd Dennis Ballard RIDGEWAY CYNTHIA 3rd Hollie Sully QUANTOCKHILLS CLARE 370 4th Ian Lawrence OLDLANDS CLAIRE 19

    Oxford Sandy & Black - Gilt, born in 2015, 1st Chris Sully QUANTOCKHILLS CYNTHIA 392 2nd Ian Lawrence OLDLANDS ELSIE 5 3rd Dawn Stevens BUTTSFARM CYNTHIA 4th Ian Lawrence OLDLANDS CYNTHIA 7

    Male Champions Male Champion Chris Sully QUANTOCKHILLS CLARENCE 397 Res Male Champion Ian Lawrence 112 OLDLANDS CLARENCE

    Female Champions Female Champion Chris Sully LONGASH GLORIA 6 Res Female Champion Chris Sully QUANTOCKHILLS CYNTHIA 392

    Breed Champion Breed Champion Chris Sully LONGASH GLORIA 6 Res Breed Champion Chris Sully QUANTOCKHILLS CYNTHIA 392

    CHAMPION TRADIONAL PIG AND SUPREME CHAMPION Chris Sully LONGASH GLORIA 6

    A fantastic day ! By Katie Sully

    ###Royal Bath and West Show 2015### Here are the results for Bath & West Show 2015 Judged by Mrs Maureen Case.

    Oxford Sandy & Black - Boar, born on or before 31st December 2014. 1st Clive Royle 111 LANGLEYBOTTOM ALEXANDER 75 2nd Ian Lawrence 112 OLDLANDS CLARENCE 3rd Christine Crosdil BARNSNAP JACK 14

    Oxford Sandy & Black - Boar or Gilt born in 2015. 1st Chris Sully QUANTOCKHILLS CLARENCE 397 2nd Rebecca Crosdil SANDYWOOD ALEXANDER 3rd Ian Lawrence OLDLANDS ELSIE5 4th Chris Sully QUANTOCKHILLS CYNTHIA 392 5th Rebecca Crosdil SANDYWOOD ALISON 10 6th Clive Royle LANGLEYBOTTOM ALISON 84

    Oxford Sandy & Black - Sow or Gilt, born before 1st July 2014. 1st Chris Sully LONGASH GLORIA 6 2nd Ian Lawrence OLDLANDS CLAIRE 8 3rd Ian Lawrence OLDLANDS CYNTHIA 5 4th David Yates OLDLANDS SYBIL 28

    Oxford Sandy & Black - Gilt, born in 2014, on or between 1st July and 31st August. 1st Hollie Sully QUANTOCKHILLS CLAIRE 370 2nd Clive Royle 125 LANGLEYBOTTOM ALISON 78 3rd Ian Lawrence OLDLANDSCLAIRE 19 4th David Yates LONGASH LADY 69 5thDavid Yates LONGASH LADY 70

    Oxford Sandy & Black - Gilt, born in 2014, on or after 1st September. 1st Christine Crosdil BARNSNAP ALION 18 2nd Katie Sully QUANTOCKHILLS DUCHESS 373 3rd Ian Lawrence128 OLDLANDS IRIS 2 4th Ian Lawrence OLDLANDS GLORIA 3

    Group of Three pigs 1st Rebecca Crosdil

    Male Champions Male Champion Chris Sully QUANTOCKHILLS CLARENCE 397 Res Male Champion Clive Royle 111 LANGLEYBOTTOM ALEXANDER 75

    Female Champions Female Champion Chris Sully LONGASH GLORIA 6 Res Female Champion Hollie Sully QUANTOCKHILLS CLAIRE 370

    Breed Champion Breed Champion Chris Sully LONGASH GLORIA 6

    Res Breed Champion Chris Sully QUANTOCKHILLS CLARENCE 397

    A fantastic day ! By Katie Sully

    ###2014 Breed Survey###

    Please click on the link below to see the OSB Breed Survey for 2014

    [Breed Survey 2014](http://www.oxfordsandypigs.co.uk/media/uploads/C_Survey_results_for_web_OS_2014_BPA_.pdf)

    ###Devon County Show 2015### The sun shone for us at West point ! Here are the results for Devon County show 2015 Judged by Mr S Booth.

    Oxford Sandy & Black - Boar, born on or before 31st December 2014. 1st Clive Royle 111 LANGLEYBOTTOM ALEXANDER 75 2nd Ian Lawrence 112 OLDLANDS CLARENCE

    Oxford Sandy & Black - Boar born in 2015. 1st Clive Royle 114 LANGLEYBOTTOM CLARENCE 80 2nd Chris Sully 115 QUANTOCKHILLS CLARENCE 3rd Ian Lawrence OLDLANDS ALISTAIR 8.

    Oxford Sandy & Black - Sow or Gilt, born before 1st July 2014. 1st Ian Lawrence 118 OLDLANDS CYNTHIA 5 2nd Maureen Case 117 LONGASH CLARISSA 28 3rd Bicton College 119 ARAUCARIA DUCHESS

    Oxford Sandy & Black - Gilt, born in 2014, on or between 1st July and 31st August. 1st Judy Hancox 121 BUTTSFARM CYNTHIA 185 2nd Ian Lawrence 120 OLDLANDS CLARE 19 3rd Chris Sully 122 QUANTOCKHILLS CLARE 370 4th Clive Royle 125 LANGLEYBOTTOM ALISON 78

    Oxford Sandy & Black - Gilt, born in 2014, on or after 1st September. 1st Ian Lawrence 129 OLDLANDS GLORIA 3 2nd Maureen Case 127 LONGASH DANDY 20 3rd Ian Lawrence128 OLDLANDS IRIS 2

    Oxford Sandy & Black - Gilt, born in 2015. 1st Case, Mrs M F & Mr A 133 LONGASH CLARISSA 34 2nd Lawrence, Mr I 131 OLDLANDS ELSIE 5 3rd Sully, Mr C 134 QUANTOCKHILLS CYNTHIA 392

    Male Champion Male Champion Clive Royle 114 LANGLEYBOTTOM CLARENCE 80 Res Male Champion Clive Royle 111 LANGLEYBOTTOM ALEXANDER 75

    Female Champion Female Champion Judy Hancox 121 BUTTSFARM CYNTHIA 185 Res Female Champion Ian Lawrence 118 OLDLANDS CYNTHIA 5

    Breed Champion Breed Champion Judy Hancox121 BUTTSFARM CYNTHIA 185 Res Breed Champion Ian Lawrence 118 OLDLANDS CYNTHIA 5

    A fantastic day ! Well done once again to Judy at Butts farm on getting Champion Oxford Sandy & Black with her July Gilt.

    by Katie Sully

    ###Breed Survey 2012###

    Breed surveys are carried out by the BPA each year to monitor the numbers of pigs in each breeding line.

    “This year’s survey is generally encouraging however the total number of registered sows need to be carefully considered, of the 684 sows in the herdbook nearly 300 have not returned any birthnotes to the BPA. Work now needs to be undertaken to try and understand why this is. Sows which exist but are not pedigree breeding are of little value from the conservation viewpoint. Is it that they are actively breeding but as the progeny are going for pork the breeder isn’t bothering with birth notifying? We should encourage all of our breeders to Birth Notify everything. Birth Notes are now free so cost is not a reason not to record litters. By submitting birth notes breeders are actively contributing to our understanding of the “health” of our breed numbers

    The number of sows which ARE returning birthnotes is still up year on year at 400 and with 12 of the 13 female bloodlines showing an increase - the only one to dip “Clarissa” is only down by 1 from 16 to 15. The 4 Male bloodlines are also holding up with 1 static and 3 showing increases. The number of BPA members keeping the breed is up by 10% to 240.

    Given the current economic climate this is a very positive result.

    AI semen is now available from Deerpark [Deerpark Pedigree Pigs](http://www.deerpark-pigs.com) from Dukes Jack

    [Breed Survey 2012](http://www.oxfordsandypigs.co.uk/media/uploads/C_survey_results_for_web_OS2012.pdf)

    ###Hot Air Balloons###

    Pigs can be severely distressed by an over-flying hot air balloon which can result in a group of pigs breaking fences, mixing and fighting. Consequently many farmers try to keep balloons away from their outdoor stock by informing clubs of their whereabouts and asking them to avoid over-flying the unit as far as this is possible.

    If you register your outdoor herd it will be marked as a ‘sensitive area’ on ballooning maps for the pilots to be aware of, as part of their Code of Conduct, contact the BBAC [information@bbac.org](mailto:information@bbac.org)

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