Sheep

Department 5 - Sheep

Any questions about this Department should be directed to the chairman
with the Contact Us Form: Attention Sheep Department

Department Guidelines:

  1.  Animals shown in the Sheep Department must be registered in the name of the exhibitor or have a written consent form.
  2. Exhibitors must follow these and all guidelines in General Regulations.
  3. All animals must be identified by ear tag or tattoo, registration papers will be checked.
  4. Exhibitors will be limited to no more than two entries per class in the breed classes.
  5. Ewes exhibited in a market class may not be exhibited in a breed class.
  6. No Sheep will be permitted in the ring unless properly cleaned and blocked.
  7. Substitutions:  Exhibitors are permitted to make one substitution, one animal for another of the same breed in the same class meeting all other show criteria.
  8. Exhibitor ages for Showmanship classes (as of January 1 of current year):  Junior 10 years old and under, Intermediate 11 through 13 years, Senior 14 through 21 years. 

Section A: Fitting and Showing
(Please pre- register for appropriate age group for showmanship classes)

Classes:
       
Novice JR  INT SR  
5601 5701 5801 5901 Fitting and Showing – Wool Sheep

 

Wool Sheep

Section B:  Wool Sheep – Natural Colored Wool Show

Classes:  
5502 Yearling ram – ram under 2 years
5503 Ram lamb
5504 Pair of ram lambs
5505 Aged ewe – ewe over 2 years
5506 Yearling ewe – ewe under 2 years
5507 Pair of yearling ewes
5508 Ewe lamb
5509 Pair of ewe lambs

Section C:  Wool Sheep – White Wool Show

Classes:  
5510 Yearling ram – ram under 2 years of age
5511 Ram lamb
5512 Pair of ram lambs
5513 Aged ewe – ewe over 2 years
5514 Yearling ewe – ewe under 2 years
5515 Pair of yearling ewes
5516 Ewe Lamb
5517 Pair of ewe lambs

Section D:  Wool Show Group Classes

Class:  
5518 Young purebred flock, to consist of 1 ram, yearling or lamb, 1 ewe, aged or
  yearling – 1 ewe lamb – white or natural colored, all owned by one exhibitor.

 

Market Lambs & Breeding Sheep

Section E:  Showmanship
(Please pre- register for appropriate age group for showmanship classes)

Classes:        
Novice JR  INT SR  
5619 5719 5819 5919 Showmanship – market lambs and Breeding Sheep

Section F:  Breeding Sheep

Classes:  
5520 Yearling Ram, over 1 year of age but not over 2 years of age
5521 Fall Ram, Born Sept. 1 to Dec. 31 of previous year
5522 Spring Ram, born after January 1 of current year
5523 Pair of Rams, either Fall or Spring
5524 Yearling Ewe, over 1 year of age but not over 2 years of age
5525 Pair of Yearling Ewes, over 1 year of age but not over two years of age
5526 Fall Ewe, born Sept. 1 to Dec. 31 of previous year
5527 Spring Ewe, born after January 1 of current year
5528 Pair of Ewe Lambs, either Fall or Spring
5529 Breeders Young Flock, Ram (any age), Yearling Ewe, Ewe (Spring or Fall) – total of three animals shown
5530 Best Bred and Owned breeding animal.

Section G:  Market Lamb 

Classes:  
5531 Market Lamb
5532 Pair of Market Lambs
5533 Best Bred and Owned Market Lamb