"We were getting the Durocs from Suffolk but it was too far to haul them so we are now using Large White x Landrace
gilts from Tamworth.'' There are advantages with each of the breeds, says Paul.
Number of boars and sows and number of records by breed group Breed Number Number Number of records group (1) of boars of sows Breed group Breed group of boar of sow L 190 1,094 2,059 2,691 T 166 571 2,340 1,298 LT -- 81 -- 160 TL -- 106 -- 250 Total 356 1,852 4,399 4,399 (1) L = Landrace, T = Large White, LT = Landrace x Large White, and TL = Large White x Landrace
. Table 2.
The Owens also took home the reserve award for the best single pig while the championship for singles was won by Gareth Davies and his daughter Gail from Carmarthen with a Large White X Landrace.: Results cattle:Interbreed Supreme: Limousin x heifer Lady Jane, GP Brooke, Alfrick, Worcester; Reserve: Limousin x Belgian Blue steer Dyn Mawr, TC Edwards & Sons, Betws Gwerfyl Goch, Corwen, Denbighshire.
Interbreed: Large White x Landrace, DG & Gail Davies, Dryslwyn, Carmarthen; Reserve: Landrace, Gerallt & Joyce Owen, Llannon.
With over 250 store pigs on offer, two consignments are worthy of a special mention, the 20 Large White x Landrace
from T R Oliver & Son, Tir Du and the consignment of Pedigree Welsh from S Jones, Madryn Isaf.