Suffolk farmer Stephen Cobbald, of Acton Hall, Sudbury, celebrates after scooping Suffolk Sheep Society’s Midland and East of England flock competition

Stephen Cobbald with his reserve champion Suffolk sheep at the Suffolk Show 2017.
Picture:SARAH LUC

Stephen Cobbald with his reserve champion Suffolk sheep at the Suffolk Show 2017. Picture:SARAH LUCY BROWN - Credit: Archant

A Suffolk sheep farmer is celebrating after bringing a sheep trophy back home to the county.

Stephen Cobbald, of Acton Hall, near Sudbury, scooped Suffolk Sheep Society’s Midland and East of England flock competition, after his Suffolk Sheep flock was judged against others throughout the region.

He is now set to host an open day on Saturday, November 11, from 11am to 3pm. It will be followed by the annual general meeting of the Midland and East of England branch of the society, which takes place at 2pm following lunch. Stephen will be presented with the winning trophy at around 2.30pm.

“It’s fantastic,” he said of the win. “It’s always good for Suffolk that the Suffolk Sheep competition is won by a Suffolk flock. It’s something you like to do - bring it back to Ipswich.”

If you would like to attend the open day or AGM, contact Stephen at stephen@acornfarms.co.uk.