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Thousands of farmers from across Britain descended on Cockermouth today for the National Sheep Association's largest event of the year.
Paul Crone was there.
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More than seven thousand people are expected to attend today's National Sheep Association North Sheep show in Cockermouth.
Over two hundred trade stands and all of the UK's major sheep breed societies are planned to be present for the event at Millston Moor Farm.
It's the first time it has been staged in Cumbria for five years.
Bringing NSA North Sheep back to Cumbria is a great choice for us, as it's one of the country's most renowned sheep producing areas.
"NSA North Sheep will be focusing on the current challenges and opportunities in the industry, and we are expecting visitors from all over the UK to make the trip to the Marston's fantastic livestock farm for this important industry event."
The National Farmers Union is asking farmers to be vigilant after nearly £50,000 worth of sheep were stolen from a Cumbrian farm.
Twenty-six pedigree Swaledale breeding sheep were taken from an eight acre field at Long Marton near Appleby. It's thought the thieves must have experience rounding up livestock.
A road in West Cumbria has been closed after a crash which has killed a number of sheep.
The incident happened between Pica and Arcledon, near Tutehill Farm.
One vehicle, carrying a trailer, was involved. The driver suffered no injuries.
Drivers are advised to avoid the area.
Around 200 black faced sheep, valued at £20,000, have been stolen from a farm in Galloway.
The 150 ewes, 14 gimmers and 30 lambs were taken from Lochekit Farm at Corsock, between the middle of July and the middle of August.
Anyone with information should contact Police Scotland on 101.