Sire: Kinloch Mazi (ISDS 00/331627)
Dam: E. H. Evans' Nel (ISDS 00/333455)
DOB: 30 July 2018
CEA, IGS, SN normal by parentage, TNS normal by DNA
Trial Results HERE
Cy (pronounced like sigh) was purchased from his breeder, Hefin Evans, at 8 weeks of age. I went to look at the litter with the aim of purchasing several bitches but Cy just would not leave me alone. Everywhere I went, Cy wanted to be with me. I sat down to assess the girls and Cy was there wanting attention. If I gently pushed him away, he would come from behind and put his feet on my shoulders, just as Mazi had done as a pup. He wasn't obnoxious about it but he made his presence known. I gave in. I thought if a pup was this desperate to be with me then he was coming home with me. Throughout the winter last year when I was working hard in the garden, Cy was there helping. He never got in the way and he was happy to play with a ball, a stick and otherwise amuse himself, so long as he was close to me. He has a fantastic temperament with him sharing many mannerisms of his father.
When Cy was 11 months old, I started taking him to sheep a couple of times a week. He has proven to be a very fast learner. We are still working on the basics but at 14 months of age, he is starting to do little chores around the farm and is delighted if he gets to gather part of the hill. He is always enthusiastic for work and he works with a quiet sense of purpose.
Cy will start nursery trialling this winter but I am not planning on doing the full season with him on account of his age.