VIDEO: Balmoral Show - Day 2 results

Crowds flocked to the Balmoral Show near Lisburn on Thursday in even greater numbers than on Wednesday.

One happy visitor told the News Letter: “On a lovely day like today there’s nowhere I’d rather be than the Balmoral Show. It’s the best day of the year by far,”

Day 2 of the 2015 Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank, at Balmoral Park.'''Picture by Stephen Hamilton / Press Eye.

Day 2 of the 2015 Balmoral Show, in partnership with Ulster Bank, at Balmoral Park.'''Picture by Stephen Hamilton / Press Eye.

The many attractions, including every type of farm animal, rare breeds, machinery, farming innovations, food stalls and all manner of displays and entertainment, are proving popular with people of all ages.

The packed programme of events over three days concludes on Friday (May 15).

Three years on from its move to the Maze from south Belfast the show – now in its 147th year – is as popular as ever.

Results from the second day of the show are as follows;-

GOATS

Champion: G Ringland

Reserve: Champion: Galbraith Bros

Female Goat, in milk, any age: Saanen or British Saanen

1st: G Ringland

2nd: Galbraith Bros

Female Goat, in milk, any age: British Alpine

1st: L Greer

2nd: N Haynes

Female Goat, in milk, any age: Anglo Nubian

1st: Galbraith Bros

2nd: Galbraith Bros

Female Goatling, over one year old and not exceeding two years old: Alpine, Toggenburg; Saanen

1st: Galbraith Bros

2nd: N Greer

Female Goatling, over one year old and not exceeding two years old: Nubian

1st: Galbraith Brothers

2nd: Hamilton A & Y

Female Kid, over one year old and not exceeding two years old: Nubian

1st: Galbraith Bros

2nd: G Ringland

Rosette- for the best Goat. Presented by the

British Goat Society.

Recipient: G Ringland

Best goat in milk

Champion: G Ringland

Davatania Perpetual Challenge Cup - for the best goatling

Champion: Galbraith Bros

Reserve Galbraith Bros

Davatania Perpetual Challenge Cup - for the best kid.

Champion: Galbraith Bros

Reserve: G Ringland

Challenge Certificate - for the best goat that has borne a kid

Champion: Galbraith Bros

Reserve: Galbraith Bros

Group of three animals

Champion: Galbraith Bros

Reserve: Galbraith Bros

Pair of animals

Champion: Galbraith Bros

Reserve: Galbraith Bros

PIGS

Inter-Breed Champion – Glenmarshal Pigs

Reserve: B Kelly

Large White

Champion: Glenmarshal Pigs

Reserve: Glenmarshal Pigs

Junior Boar

1st: Glenmarshal Pigs

2nd: A & R Todd