A CHRISTMAS fat stock
competition set up in the wake of the foot-and-mouth outbreak has evolved into a fully-fledged winter fair.
They failed to stock up during the summer, hoping they would be able to do so more cheaply if they waited - and they liked the idea of cashing in fat stock
profits in the meantime.
THE country's top lamb fat stock
prize stayed in Wales as a Ceredigion family had a winter fair to remember.
LIVESTOCK entries at this year's Royal Welsh Winter Fair have reached a new high, reinforcing the event's reputation as arguably Britain's top winter fat stock
In 1904 Huw was farming land at Llysfasi, where the college now stands, when he won Ruthin Market's Christmas fat stock
Idwal's lambs have traditionally found favour with Christmas fat stock
show judges at Llanrwst and, before it closed, Talycafn.
Winter fat stock
events like this showcase everything that is best in local beef and sheep production.
There is something special about winter fat stock
shows which sets them apart from summer events.