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see BreconBrecon
or Brecknock
, town (1981 pop. 7,422), Powys, S Wales, at the junction of the Honddu and Usk rivers. It is a market for the surrounding agricultural and cattle-raising area. Brecon was founded by the Normans c.1091.
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, Wales.


, Brecknock
1. a town in SE Wales, in Powys: textile and leather industries. Pop.: 7901 (2001)
2. short for Breconshire
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Rearing the Reserve Supreme Champion was Ashley Mills, from Brecknock, resulting in a successful couple of days for the young farmer, who was also awarded the title of Best Prime Lamb Producer.
The Brecknock Society and Museum Friends will provide the pounds 2,000 prize-money from a fund donated by Roland Mathias for this purpose.
He is also keen to impress upon him the importance of livestock production in the county of Brecknock which is hosting the show this year.
The Brecknock, Calliance and Torosa fields - collectively known as the Browse resources are estimated to contain gross (100%) contingent resources (2C) of 15.
Mr Havard, chairman of the Brecon and Radnor Suckled Calf Rearers Association for 15 years, also orchestrated a marketing scheme for pure-bred Brecknock Hill Cheviots which now sees 400 lambs-a-week sold in 100 Marks & Spencer stores from 45 farms.
The celebrations that also mark the joining of the Monmouthshire & Brecknock & Abergavenny Canals, will be launched with the Ringing of the Bells, recreating the canal's opening ceremony 200 years ago.
In the prime lamb pairs competition, sponsored by Dunbia, the supreme title went to Mary Phillips of Brecknock YFC.
A POWYS farmer has been elected president of the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society for 2012, when Brecknock will be the feature county at the Royal Welsh Show.
La m b Carcass: Team: 1, Carmarthenshire' 2, Gwent' 3, Brecknock.
Address : 8th Floor, Brecknock House, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park
The scheme was meant to be a shared project between Caernarfon 2011 and Brecknock 2012, so the society will now need to agree with Brecknock on the new feature county project for next year.
And Mark Powell from Erwood YFC in Brecknock goes to Kenya.