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Scot has hat-trick of wins at English National Poultry Show

A scottish exhibitor secured best of breed with each breed of bird he entered at the recent Poultry Club of Great Britain's National Championship Show held at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire.

Hugh Wallace with his Belgian Quail d'Anver female
Hugh Wallace with his Belgian Quail d'Anver female

Hugh Wallace of Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire, entered Belgian Quail d'Anvers, Gold Partridge Dutch and bantam white Silkies. This is the sixth year running that he has won best of breed in the Belgian classes, beating 280 other birds to win the title. He also won Reserve Best of Breed with a Belgian Black d'Anver female.

Hugh is well known for success with his Belgians and Dutch but was clearly over the moon when his white bantam Silkie pullet was moved to championship row as best bantam Silkie.

It was the first time Hugh had shown Silkie bantams and this achievement was a huge success. Having reared and shown the true bantams for many years he felt he wanted another breed for the challenge it gave. And what an achievement as from over 6000 birds in the show, he represented each breed he entered in their respective championships.

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