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Devon County Show visitors not put off by weather

Agricultural show gets off to a good start Credit: ITV West Country/Ed Fielden

poor weather hasn't put off visitors to day one of the Devon County Show.

There were delays earlier because of a crash on the M5 near exeter but Thousands have poured into the Westpoint arena for the agricultural show.

Crowds not put off by weather Credit: ITV West Country/Ed Fielden

The Devon County Show includes everything from livestock competitions to morris dancers. Now in its 119th year, it runs until Saturday.

Morris dancers at Devon County Show Credit: ITV West Country/Ed Fielden

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Visitors flock to Devon County Show

This year's Devon County Show gets underway today Credit: ITV West Country

Between 20,000 and 30,000 visitors are expected to visit the Exeter show ground on the first day of the Devon County Show.

The weather today and over the weekend has taken a turn for the worse, but this hopefully won't put off the 95,000 visitors expected over the three days.

Getting ready for the Devon County Show

Europe's tiniest llamas will be on display at the Devon County show tomorrow for the first time.

Europe's tiniest llamas Credit: ITV West Country/Jacquie Bird

Owners prepare their prized specimens for their moment in the spotlight over the weekend.

Getting the prized specimens ready for the Devon County Show Credit: ITV West Country/Jacquie Bird

Livestock have a rest before the big event.

Livestock preparing for the Devon County Show Credit: ITV West Country/Jacquie Bird

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Day Two of Devon County Show

They said not to try this at home! The Dancing Diggers at the Devon County Show Credit: ITV Westcountry

It's the second day of the Devon County Show.

Thousands of people are expected to turn out to sample all that the agricultural world has to offer.

Among today's visitors to the showground at Westpoint will be the Farming Minister.

David Heath is due at a breakfast meeting with farmers and will be taking part in a debate with Young Farmers later on. The event finishes tomorrow.

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