With a sunny, warm morning after a postponement the day before due to rain, Ruahine School held a successful Lamb and Ag Day on Tuesday October 31.

Sponsor of the Watts Cup Ali Watts kneels with winner Vince Caswill and Maa as Best Overall Junior Leader, Lilly Chapman second, Addie McNaughton third and Isla Caswill Highly Commended.
Sponsor of the Watts Cup Ali Watts kneels with winner Vince Caswill and Maa as Best Overall Junior Leader, Lilly Chapman second, Addie McNaughton third and Isla Caswill Highly Commended.

With no calves due to the M. bovis threat it was a smaller affair than usual, but there were 42 lambs with their young owners taking part — in a predominantly dairy farming district.

There were lots of parents and grandparents along to support the day and a sausage sizzle did a roaring trade as lunch approached.

Ella Hogan had Feleecy trotting over when she called in the Senior Calling.
Ella Hogan had Feleecy trotting over when she called in the Senior Calling.

The day showed the essence of country life for farming families.

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