Timetable of Events


9.00am Gates open to public.

9.00am – 5.00pm Trade stands and sheep Breed Society Stands open to the public.

7.30am – 4.00pm Sheepdog trial – three Sessions with 80 dogs entered this will take place at Glynllifon. Organised by Arwel Owen

8.30am Judging of the best trade stand and best sheep breed society stand along with the Wool on the Hoof competition.

9.00 – 2.30pm Next Generation Shepherd Competition - watch the Welsh young shepherds of the future sort finishing lambs for slaughter, demonstrate handling, vaccinating and dosing techniques, shearing and putting an ATV through its paces among other things.

9.00am Judging of Pair of Hogg/Yearling ewe competition.

9.30am - Go to see the SRUC scanner which will be visiting the event

9.30am – Bimeda mobile dipper on display providing demos throughout the day.

9.30am – 4.00pm Demonstrations on various stands throughout the day

10.00am ‘Gear Maintenance’ workshops run by British Wool.

10.30am Opening Ceremony - Grŵp Llandrillo Menai chief executive officer Dafydd Evans

10.00am – 3.30pm Farm tour – To take in the spectacular views and livestock that the farm has to offer. Precision Grazing Mainline sponsor will be updating people on the tour about Techno Grazing. Wox will also provide a demonstration as part of the tour.

11.00am Welsh Sheep Dog Society – Demonstration will be repeated.

11.00am Announce the winner of the best indoor and outdoor trade stands; best sheep breed stand and Best Wool on the Hoof to take place at the Opening Ceremony.

Seminar Programme 11.00 – 3pm Seminars – See separate details on website.

11am. Flock Health and Welfare / Iechyd a Lles y Ddiadell Neil Paton, RVC Rebekah Stuart, HCC Peers Davies, Liverpool University Chair – NFU to arrange

12.30 Facing the Future: the outlook for sheep farming / Wynebu’r Dyfodol: yr oblygiadau i’r sector ddefaid Tim Render, Welsh Government Phil Stocker, NSA Gwyn Howells, HCC Chair – Gareth Jones, Rhug

2:00 The Welsh Way: farming and the environment / Y Ffordd Gymreig: amaeth a’r amgylchedd Prysor Williams, Bangor University Gwawr Parry, HCC Rhodri Owen, Glynllifon Chair – Nick Fenwick, FUW *NB; this session will be mainly in Welsh.

Workshop Programme 10.00 – 3.30pm Workshops – See separate details on website

10.00am – 10.30pm MSD – Stamp Out Lameness presented by Stephanie Small BVSc MRCVS (Veterinary Advisor) – repeated at 1.00 – 1.30pm

11:00pm - 11:30pm Caltech- What does Research prove – repeated at 2.00 – 2.30pm

12.00pm – 12.30pm Innovis “Practical guide to soil health, grass utilisation and genetics – joining the dots to make money” – Repeated again at 3.00pm – 3.30pm 

4.30pm Sale of Pair of Hoggs. 4.00pm Presentation of prizes for the Welsh Next Generation Young Shepherd of the Year Texel Stand.

5.00pm Event closes.