Throughout his tenancy, Bill's ultimate aim has been to top the Cheviot
& Blackface Draft ewe sales in the same year, Lockerbie Auction Mart for the Cheviots
and Hexham for the Blackfaces.
Cain captured these stunning scenes of the Cheviots
covered by snow last week.
Taken from 3,000ft above the Cheviot
Hills, in Northumberland, the footage looks more like the peaks of mountains in Antarctica.
Now North Wales members of the North Country Cheviot
Sheep Society have chipped in with a further donation in Elgan's memory.
From left, David Pittendreigh, past president of the North Country Cheviot
Society; Anglesey's Melfyn Williams; NCCS president Forrest Irvine; and Melfyn's son Joe Williams with the trophy
Mr Pittendreigh's sheep are the Park type - the heavier of the three types of North Country Cheviot
Chris Butterworth, who chairs the group, said: "The Cheviots
are the major landmark of the borders.
Mr Cockburn organised a commemoration of Sheila and John's efforts, and of all allied aircrew killed in the Cheviots
during the Second World War, at the war memorial at nearby Wooler.
The cattle have been fitted out as part of research by Newcastle University to find out why the animals travel where they do and how this affects the nationally-important plants and wildlife of the Cheviot
Site of Special Scientific Interest.
were crossed with native Welsh sheep to develop the Brecknock Hill Cheviot
"Our biggest success was winning the group interbreed title at the Royal Welsh, the first time it had been achieved with Cheviots
," said Melfyn.
The Glendale Show, which takes place on August 27, will host The English National North Country Cheviot
Show as part of its livestock classes.