At the Cotswolds' Moreton-in-Marsh Show, Oxfordshire-based breeder Betty Judge shows her pygmy goats while Laura Ketley from Warwickshire exhibits her dairy Toggenburg goats.
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Across the country, thousands of farming families work tirelessly around the clock.
Bring them up, Isabel. Well done.
Here they come. Shake it, baby. Shake it.
But there is one day each year
where they get to leave the daily routine behind.
These are show days.
Welcome to the Pembrokeshire County Show...
They come together as a community...
..to showcase the fruits of their labour...
I've had a quick look at the competition. I'm in with a chance.
..and try to win prizes for their breed champions...
Well done. Wa-hey!
It's show business, folks!
..and award-winning projects.
I've got first!
The last two jars.
There will be highs...
No, no, no!
..for the dedicated farmers who give everything to walk away a champion.
All over Britain, nearly 100,000 goats are now farmed.
Are you coming?
Despite being domesticated 10,000 years ago,
they have taken their time to become popular in this country.
But that moment has arrived.
You're going to get a shock tomorrow when you go to the show.
Today, we are meeting two of the many farmers who have started
breeding these cheeky animals.
and Laura Ketley are both passionate about their goats,
and they're heading to this year's Moreton-in-Marsh show,
to try to win coveted red rosettes and prove they are top breeders.
I'm over the moon. It's worth getting up for.
Faringdon, a market town in Oxfordshire,
is home to specialist breeders Betty and Stewart Judge.
Here, on an 11-acre farm,
they raise an array of animals
which they sell in the UK and internationally.
I've always been obsessional, I think.
My family have always said "Betty could never have one".
Well, I think it is a good obsession, actually.
This is Opal
and this is Halo.
That is Snazzy.
Maize is the light-coloured one.
Betty and Stewart bought the farm in 1976,
and have built it up into a successful breeding business.
I've got 13 sheep and 28 pygmy goats.
And nine kunekune pigs.
I have to keep remembering!
And of course, their pet cat Lola.
If you want to feed the others, I will put Lee-Lee away.
Come on, Lee-Lee.
Soon to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary,
Betty and Stewart work like a well-oiled machine.
But there is no doubt who is in the driving seat.
I do the overall management of the place.
We have a chart in the kennels so that we know exactly which animals
are where. Even the field is accounted for.
He is my foreman.
-You are looking well.
Yes, we'll go and do those now. Yes, yes.
Neither of us would be without each other.
I think, you know, we do have our differences and different ideas,
as you should have.
But, you know, basically we are on the same line,
that the animals have got to be looked after to the best of our ability.
-Come on then.
-Come on, babies. The dish is out. That's good.
That is easier.
Don't spill so much on the floor.
-Do you want to do it?
Goats have been a late addition to this farm.
It was only in 2011 that Betty and Stewart started their first herd.
It was a way to overcome a devastating family tragedy.
They lost their 19-year-old son, Richard,
when he suffered a fatal heart attack.
That was a huge, huge blow to anybody.
While it was crushing to them both, Stewart took it particularly hard.
Since then, he's had one or two bouts of depression, since then.
And then it culminated in this really, really bad one in 2011.
And, as I say, he was...
..seriously ill and...
..he was for some time.
But eventually, he came home and we started about building a new...
..interest and reason to live.
Without a doubt, they are really good therapy.
The animals were a method of giving him something to get out of bed in
the morning and out of the chair, and help me with.
I think he enjoys the animals as much as I do.
Tremendously. I love them all.
They are great fun.
And they give me something to do.
He used to help me feed them with the bottles.
They were in the new dining room in a pen.
And... I mean, he was so protective of them.
These pygmy goats haven't just brought joy to this couple.
I adore them all.
But one or two make special marks in your heart.
As an average height of 20 inches, their cute factor,
along with their ability to adapt to all climates,
have made them extremely popular as pets, as well as livestock.
They are little sweethearts, aren't you?
They are so rewarding because they give you so much.
I wouldn't be without them. I don't know what I would go without my animals.
I'm not sort of a person that goes on holidays or goes shopping -
only for animals!
Or anything else, you know, I'm absolutely... Adore them.
Just 60 miles north is Warwickshire,
home to the Ketley family.
Laura lives with her mother Vicky,
and grandparents Shirley and Steve on their 22 acres.
Come and then, girls. Everyone calls me the crazy goat lady.
And that's, like, how I'm known.
And well, I don't think I'll ever live it down.
But no, I don't mind, but it is slightly unusual and I don't...
Before I started doing this, I didn't know anyone else that, you know,
had goats at the age of 20 and loved it as much as I do.
Only two years out of agricultural college,
Laura's building a herd of Toggenburg dairy goats.
When you spend so much time with them and you milk than twice a day
and...you do just build up some kind of bond,
especially with the ones that you milk.
It's just... You bond every day
while you are doing it. And, oh, and that's it. He doesn't want any more.
Not one for the easy life, Laura also has a full-time job.
I work for an organisation within DEFRA called the Animal And Plant Health Agency.
We work towards safeguarding animals and human health.
I absolutely love my job.
I really do.
DEFRA, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,
was established in 2001 following a devastating foot and mouth epidemic.
Laura is one of its many inspectors,
sent across the country to ensure farms now meet certain standards.
With my age, it does throw up challenges.
However, I think the fact that I do understand where they're coming from
and having, you know,
the goats and having met so many different people and understanding
what they're going through, it definitely helps.
But I do think they see me and they think, "what does she know?"
Yeah, you do that one.
I look cleaner than I normally do.
Since Laura and her mother moved to the country to live with her
grandparents, the whole family have immersed themselves in rural life.
I'm from the town, definitely a townie, and we moved here.
I wanted to move here to give Laura a better life, really.
I just felt that because my parents love animals and we came and Laura
took to it like a duck to water, really.
She loves it.
Laura's grandfather Steve, a former property developer,
shares her love of farming.
I didn't know what keeping land was all about.
I thought you just mowed and that's it.
But it's a full-time job.
But we did what we did, and it's took a few years.
My job here really now, now that the house is finished and everything, is I keep the land,
and it's to go along with, build Laura up. I'm happy to do it.
She's brilliant. Absolutely brilliant with animals.
Me and Grandad are really close.
He's definitely been there for me.
I remember I used to sit in bed with him and be like right,
what are we going to... Like, when I was really, really young,
we'd be like, one day, we are going to have a quad bike and lambs and we
can bottle-feed them and all this.
Like, never ever thinking it would ever happen.
I love my grandkids.
Laura's the sort of person I don't...
I would have loved to be when I was younger.
I'd have loved her life.
While the others run the farm side of things...
-..Laura's grandmother Shirley also digs in to help.
We'll have these later for dinner.
And that's the other thing, really,
it's nice to pick things and then take it straight to the kitchen and
in 24 hours, you've eaten it.
It just feels like you've produced something for yourself,
you haven't had to go and buy it.
Out the way, come on. There you go.
Let's see if you've laid me any eggs.
And proving home-grown is always satisfying.
Just the one. Good girls.
They're lovely, the chickens. Two eggs each day.
And I don't care what anybody says,
your own eggs are much better than the ones you have in the shops.
However, a farming life has meant serious adjustments.
It's never-ending, really.
It's not something that you can't just not do one day.
When Laura said that she wanted to have goats,
I was really quite concerned
as I was thinking how are we going to go on holiday?
How can we go out for the day because we have to get back for milking?
But it's become a way of life for all of us now,
and we really don't know what we'd do without them, really.
You don't want to be getting in at three o'clock in the morning and then milking at 6-7 o'clock.
I don't really drink or go out, and I don't mind that,
I do think it probably does come down to the goats.
But I think, I think my grandad's probably quite happy about that.
With no farming background,
the Ketleys are finding their feet together to build a future.
And for Laura, that future is goat meat.
I'd like, eventually, like, 100 breeding nannies.
I've sent, like, the kids for meat before,
instead of sending them for pets.
And I just can't keep up with demand, it's unbelievable.
I sold it to local restaurants, just the local people,
and it goes down really, really well,
so there's definitely a market out there for it.
We got the space, and I don't mind, I've got the time.
But it's just, I can't detach from them being my pets or friends
to them going to the meat market, sort of thing.
If that's what she wants to do, then we'll back her 100%
because I do think there is a future in goat meat.
And I think that's the way she wants to go.
It's not just her future business plans Laura's thinking about.
I'd love to marry a farmer.
That is all I want.
Scruffy old thing.
Marry a farmer, milk cows, have sheep, goats, everything.
Down in Oxfordshire, with only a few days until the Moreton-in-Marsh show,
Betty's hoping to add to her collection.
If she can find any space, that is.
It's called the trophy room,
and the number of people that have come in here and they've sort of like,
"Oh, my God."
"Do you know how many rosettes there?" Not a clue.
40 years of showing livestock has brought a lot of accolades,
making Betty one of the most decorated exhibitors in the country.
Well, it's like a haven in a way.
It's like nostalgia, isn't it?
They can't take this away from me.
I've proven myself.
It's not just a flash in the pan, it's been dedication over...
Well, I first started showing early '70s with the ponies,
we had a lead rein pony, which is that pony up there with my husband.
This was '84, at the Royal Welsh, where I was presented to the Queen.
Nobody's got wallpaper like I have.
I like to come in here when we've had a really busy day,
perhaps come in with a drink, sit down,
and that I can look round and
think, yeah, that's a lovely rosette, isn't it?
But then I remember that day vividly.
What a day, what a day.
Now, you're a naughty boy.
This year, Betty is recruiting two very special helpers for show day.
Granddaughters Sophie, who's 16, and Lily, who's just five.
-Oh, look who's arrived! Hello.
-Lovely to see you!
-Grandma and Grandad.
Oh, I haven't seen you for a while, have we?
Son Philip and his wife Claire have brought Lily and grandson Harry to
meet the goats before the big day.
And do you know what his name is?
Toy Boy. He's a toy boy.
Cos he likes toys?
Yes, he likes toys.
Come on, hidey ho.
Lily is going to need some practice before showing
Grandma's prized goats.
Do you want to try that? Stand over her, go on, it's like a pony.
She won't hurt you. Go on, stand over her.
That's it, I'll hold you.
I'm a bit small.
Well, I am, too.
Right, now you've got to get your fingers, gently, one each side,
and just show their teeth.
Philip is no stranger to his mother's grand passion.
To be fair, if she could get a lead on a caterpillar, she would.
I think it's incredibly good to see my parents happy,
you know, in the twilight years as such.
You know, they've been through a lot,
and the job's been incredibly hard work, and as with anybody, you know,
they have their ups and downs. And absolutely amazing to see the kids
having a fantastic time with the animals.
so what more can you ask?
That's it, keep walking.
You are doing well there, Lily.
So you're going to get your goat ready for the show, Lily?
-Even with decades of showing experience behind her,
Betty's still relatively new to goats.
Showing is important because then you know whether you're on the right
track, that you're actually breeding to the right standard
and that you are improving.
I think that looks good.
Just a bit here because it's a little bit rough.
We're taking 20 pygmy goats to the show.
Which is about normal for me.
I'm taking some of my very, very best and special ones.
My high hopes are that everything goes well, that's all you can ask,
and we have a good day and we come back happy,
and we bring the best goats home, no matter what.
Regardless of what the judge feels.
We might not win anything.
No, well, there's always that.
-It's somebody's opinion.
It's just somebody's opinion. That's showing.
-It's not the winning, it's the taking part.
Up in Warwickshire,
Laura and her family also have show day in their sights.
What do you actually win? Anything? Or is it just...
I think there's quite good prize money.
Best in show is about £100, I think.
-I don't know.
I didn't realise how competitive I was until I started showing
the goats, and then I think it's just...
I just want to keep improving.
I'd like them all to do well, and they're all capable of doing well,
I suppose. It just depends who is there on the day.
-A red rosette is all we really want, isn't it?
-Yeah, the red, yeah.
-Laura doesn't settle for anything but first.
Good girl. Come and get it.
Final preparations are under way.
They're ready. Good girls.
And Laura's goats enjoy nothing more than a good wash and shave.
So this is just a normal men's beard trimmer, but it does the job.
Cos now it's got a nice... It's got a nice line.
Oh, a little bit there. Come here.
That's it. All done.
-I know. Don't be miserable.
But prizes won't be handed out on appearances alone.
For some, tomorrow will be more than a beauty pageant.
So this is Abbey.
She's going in the milking class.
So she'll be judged on how much milk she gives
and then also her milk will be sampled and be sent to the lab,
where they find out how much percentage of protein's in it
and the butter fats as well.
The final touch is a home-sewn show jacket.
These coats actually keep their coats nice and smooth
after they've been washed, so that's why we put these on.
And then when they're travelling in
the trailer, they should stay as clean as possible.
That's it. They look posh now.
Look at that little girl.
We are going to put mummy and baby in here because they are only tiny
and she knows where she's going. Don't you?
With nothing else left to shave, shine, clip or cover,
both farming families can only hope they've done enough.
In Oxfordshire, Betty loads her strongest pygmy goats.
-Off we go.
-While, in Warwickshire,
Laura has her four dairy Toggenburgs.
In you go. Steady, steady.
-In you go.
-Come on, girls. Go on.
Watch your head.
There we go.
-Off to the show you go.
As the sun rises over the Cotswolds,
the 68-year-old Moreton-In-Marsh show is coming to life.
I think the Moreton show is very,
very important to the local community.
It brings an awful lot of kudos to the area.
Being able to go around the whole show
and see all the different sections,
and to see the number of people
that have come and enjoyed the show with us.
That is a wonderful, wonderful thing.
Months of hard work and preparation will come together today.
Over 20,000 people are expected at this annual celebration of
Gloucestershire rural life.
Moreton-In-Marsh is important for the people around here to be able
to come and exhibit their animals, to be able to show them off,
to be able to let the public know and to try and encourage the public
to start keeping goats.
Across 150 acres of green fields,
hundreds of exhibitors ready themselves and their livestock
for a packed day of competition.
It's a community that is no stranger to early mornings and Betty arrives
in high spirits.
Oh, what a beautiful day.
That's nice. I hope it's going to be successful.
Let's hope. Let's just check my babies in the back.
Betty's first job is to settle the goats into their pens, and she has
friends Rowan and Dennis on hand to help her.
Showing is a shop window, really.
Proving that you've got good animals and good stock.
It is important to get them out and let them be seen in public.
I think it's a natural thing, you get nervous.
You hope that the little goat will go well for you and that the goats
enjoy it as well. And they are not stressed at all.
They are all very calm, as you can see,
and they're taking it all in their stride.
Even the little babies that have never been off the farm before.
Moreton-In-Marsh may be Betty's first show of the year,
but she's been doing the show circuit for long enough
to know it doesn't hurt to check out the competition.
There's a lot of exhibitors here today
that go from show to show to show
throughout the year, so they are well seasoned and they've done
a lot of showing.
It would be really nice to be in the first three in every class,
In the dairy goat tent, the farmers are looking sprightly,
despite being up since 5am.
They had to deliver their competition entry milk for analysis.
Abbey got the highest morning yield,
which she's never done before, so that's quite good.
And hopefully, she'll do just as well tonight.
Yeah, and then at ten o'clock we are back in the ring,
empty udders, and then that's when we'll get placed.
I've got the highest hopes...
I don't... I'm not quite... I wouldn't like to say.
Abbey has done quite good on her milk,
so I'm quite pleased with that,
so we'll see.
Come on. Get you some food.
Food is the most important thing cos that's what makes the milk,
and that's half the competition, so...
Good girl. When she doesn't eat,
it makes me think she is not entirely...
..happy about being here,, but I think she's settled in now.
I think, as long as they are with their friends, then they are fine.
Abbey is her mum as well, so she's with mummy.
While Laura waits for her big moment in the ring, the gates have opened.
Like the Cotswolds around it,
the show attracts country and city folk alike.
And we wait just for a moment or two more
as our exhibitors prepare their champions to come
into this ring.
Betty looks the part and is ready for competition.
This one is the male class for goats aged eight weeks to a year.
This is Lionheart.
He's a little billy.
Eh? A little boy.
A little billy in the making.
The quality of goats is getting far better and better,
and it's going to be a struggle probably today to find
anyone with faults, as such,
so you are nit-picking, really.
Come on, then. Come on.
Betty and Lionheart enter the ring but find themselves quarantined.
Her goats have been officially cleared
of a viral form of goat arthritis,
while the rest of today's competitors have not.
Being in a separate ring away from the others doesn't worry me at all
because the judge judges each animal individually anyway.
As the only billy Betty is showing today,
she hopes young Lionheart will do her proud.
But it seems the poor kid is already at a disadvantage.
Lionheart has only got one eye.
We had to have the left eye removed because somehow he ruptured his
eyeball when he was about two weeks old, and here he is today.
And it doesn't seem to hamper him too much anyway.
Just do a small circle.
Yeah, surely, yes. I'll do my best.
Come on, lovely man.
-SHE CLICKS TONGUE
Come on. Come on.
Come on. That's it.
That's it. Thank you.
Time for judge Ian to inspect the others.
It's a strong turnout today.
With seven entries, competition will be tough for one-eyed Lionheart.
-Right, so... And third for yourself.
-Thank you very much.
While it's not a red, it is a third place.
Great! I'm pleased that he did well, cos of his having one eye, you know.
You never know whether it will be taken against him,
but obviously it wasn't his fault, so...
He's done really well. Haven't you, darling, eh?
With competition in full swing at ground level,
others are heading skywards to show off their hard-earned rural skills.
Tree surgeons are so called
because of their in-depth knowledge of tree biology.
I think in this area we can be sort of very lax on thinking that,
because we live in the countryside, we know all about trees.
And it's not so much about wearing wellies and having a Land Rover.
It is about actually understanding
what trees do and what good tree pruning is
and what bad tree pruning is.
It's a natural asset that we've got in the countryside,
and we need to look after it.
These men are the guardians of the countryside. And if being an
airborne hero isn't enough,
this year they are trying to spread the word with a woodchip lucky dip.
All you've got to do is root around in there,
you've got to find a pine cone just like that with a raffle ticket.
Just to get kids' hands dirty and get them involved in something.
Oh, what have you got there?
It's just quirkiness, to get us talking to people about trees
and what can be done.
And then a very large display of the Cotswold sheep.
With her feet firmly on the ground,
Laura is getting ready to show off her big haul,
-Is that straight, yeah?
-Number one, can't be bad.
I know, yes. Started off well.
OK, good luck.
-Right, let's go.
-Abbey might have scored top marks in the highest milk
yield, but now she's got to trot her stuff in the show ring.
Today's judge is Paul Mounter.
As a champion breeder of dairy goats for 26 years,
he knows what to look for in the show ring.
It's not a bad turnout today.
Most of the classes have filled up, which is quite nice.
I'm excited to see what we've got.
-Thanks very much.
Ever the support team,
Laura's family anxiously wait to see
if she can scoop the coveted red rosette.
She looks good, actually.
I think she's got a chance.
Let's hope so. Otherwise Laura is not going to be very happy.
She takes it very seriously.
Thank you. Brilliant, thank you.
She got first!
Yay! Well done, Laura.
It's a fantastic start for Laura.
That's excellent. Well done, Laura.
We are pleased.
I like to see the red rosette.
That's excellent. Well done, you.
Oh, clever Abbey.
Such a good girl.
Oh, that's great.
Another one for the collection.
-Let's have a look.
-It's a nice rosette, as well.
Smashing. That's great.
Really good start. Let's hope it carries on that way now.
Hopefully we'll carry on like that way.
There's still life in the old 'uns.
She's the oldest one here, but she won, so I'm over the moon.
It's worth getting up for.
Excellent. Let's just hope we do well with the others next.
The morning has flown by, and with rosettes for both Laura and Betty,
everyone is making the most of the bank holiday.
Moreton-In-Marsh is an agricultural show celebrating
all the Cotswolds has to offer.
At every turn, you can sample an abundance of crafts,
hobbies and pastimes.
But today, it's also a perfect opportunity
to see some entertainment that
only the countryside could offer.
That's the one we want.
The spectacle that is...
..the dancing diggers!
These monster machines have a combined weight
of over 80 tonnes, but they wouldn't look out of place on Strictly.
And it looks like Steve's got his eye on one of the dancers.
Think of the work you could do with that!
After an act of that calibre, the goat tent seems very quiet.
But things are about to kick off because Laura has two entries
in the next competition, and she can't show them alone.
Are you ready now to go in the ring?
-What, have I got to go in now?
Oh, no, really? I need my coat then. I don't know where it is.
So now we are going to goating class
with Scarlett and Pearl,
and my mum is going to have to be thrown in the deep end!
I need a number?
This might be Vicky's first time in the show ring,
but she's doubling their chances of winning.
Laura is keeping the best for herself.
-No, mine is going to win.
-Keep the collar under her chin. Come on, baby.
-Just wait there for me.
-You've got to win.
You've got to do well.
One eye on the goat. One eye on the judges.
If you can. Facing that way.
That's it. That's it, perfect.
It's the first time Vicky has done it.
-She's all right, though.
-Face that way, please.
Not a lot of competition in this one, so...
-Leave them like that.
22 is first.
21 is second.
Thank you very much.
-Thank you so much.
-And it's another great result for Laura as she takes
first place and Vicky comes a close second.
I think it's beginners' luck somehow.
I'm feeling really chuffed.
Another red, that's great.
But, yeah, they did well.
-Really good. I'm really pleased with them.
-I've learned a bit. I'm going to come next time.
If you give me a bit of training, I'll beat you next time.
Does that put them in good stead for the next one?
Yeah. I can't wait for next year!
For a novice, Laura is having an excellent day.
The spotlight is now on veteran Betty.
We are starting the first section of the adult female,
and we've got three in it,
so we'll have to get a move on.
Technically, there will be four goats going into the ring,
as this young kid has no intention of leaving his mother.
He's got to come in with her, as well,
Just cos he can't be left on his own.
Three is a lot to wrangle,
and Betty will need her show friends to lend a hand.
If you just stand her behind.
Her eye is all right? Yes.
Right, so when you line up, first, second and then third.
The judge makes a call on which of Betty's three goats he likes best.
-But he still has
to inspect the six others in this class.
Well, I'm pleased she's come first of these.
This was one of
the ones I was hopeful for, but that's only just the start.
We haven't finished yet.
Betty is starting to wonder if things are going to go her way.
Everything we've had in here, he's criticised really harshly,
and all those in there, they get away with murder.
And this one doesn't want to walk.
Not in the right mood.
Is it lame? I can't see.
It's not right.
Six and seven, yeah, OK.
It's not the result Betty had hoped for...
-So that one's six.
-..with her best pygmy goat placing in sixth.
I don't believe it.
I'm so sorry.
I know it slipped out of my hand.
Unbelievable. Come on.
-Not our day today.
Bit disappointing because I thought my goats were good enough
to at least win one or two classes, as they normally do.
But obviously, the judges' type is not the same as what I have,
so...there we go.
Onwards and upwards!
But Betty remembers what today is all about.
Today, we are going to have a lovely family day.
Five-year-old Lily will be leading Bambi in the pet class,
specifically for goats that are not used for breeding stock.
Here is your goat, Lils.
-And Sophie will help you.
-Ready, steady, go.
-Don't let go.
-Bambi is the only goat in the class.
-But, when showing any animal, placing is never guaranteed.
Just walk out there.
This way, Lils. Bring him this way.
Betty hopes Bambi and the girls can do enough to impress the judge
and secure her first red rosette.
Lily, I think you've won!
There we go, then. First place for you.
Lily's first time in the ring is a successful one.
Grandma and Grandad couldn't be happier.
Well done, Lily! You got a red one.
Thank you. Ready?
Right, hold on.
And at Moreton-In-Marsh show,
there's just one more competition left.
The Straw Challenge,
devised by a local hay and straw supplier.
And the idea is they have to manoeuvre
all the straw off the lorry
on to the trailer as quickly as they possibly can.
On your marks, get set, go.
Betty's son, Philip, loves to get in on the fun
and doesn't like to lose.
The Great Straw Challenge is a couple of guys on loaders,
moving straw from the front half of the lorry to the back half of the
lorry with assistance to remove
the straps and put the straps back on when they've finished.
The UK harvests an estimated 12.2 million tonnes of straw
With vast quantities being exported across the country and abroad,
it takes heavy-duty equipment and teamwork
to keep the industry moving.
Ladies and gentlemen, give them around of applause.
They're all fantastic.
-It was a foregone conclusion.
We just went through the motions.
We actually took it steady, keep it real.
-I still couldn't believe how you cheated!
As the day draws to a close at Moreton-In-Marsh show,
we say farewell to the green fields of the Cotswolds for another year.
It's been an eventful day for both the families.
-Thank you very much.
-Filled full of highs and a few lows.
I don't believe it.
Their hard work and dedication has shown commitment to their animals,
their families and their future.
I wouldn't have changed anything that we've done today.
This is probably one of the best shows that we've ever done.
It was really nice to have the family here,
to have some help, as well,
and they all got stuck in,
for my mum to come and do some training as well.
We've had a really, really good day.
I think my mum has got the bug for showing,
and I think competition is on between us.
My highlight today would have been the children being involved with me.
To have them involved and actually enjoying it was...
..that was more important than anything else, or any rosette.
I'm still proud of my goats whether we win or lose.
It doesn't matter. I'm still taking the best goats home from this show.
At the Cotswolds' Moreton-in-Marsh Show, competitive Oxfordshire-based breeder Betty Judge shows 21 of her cherished pygmy goats, while 20-year-old Laura Ketley from Warwickshire exhibits her best dairy Toggenburg goats. Both have big hopes of winning.