Sheep

2017 Sheep Classes announced soon!

  • Minimum size of class to proceed is 4 entries
  • The Committee may amalgamate Classes if they desire
  • A fourth prize will be awarded where 8 entries or over
  • All sheep to be penned by 11.30am
  • Judging takes place at 12 noon

Entry Fee: €6.00 per entry in all classes

Prize money: 1st – €40.00, 2nd – €30.00, 3rd – €20.00, 4th – €10.00

 

The following is a list of classes from 2016

SUFFOLK

Class   1.         Ram Shearling and upwards

Class   2.         Ram Lamb born on or after 1 Jan. 2015

Class   3.         Ewe Shearling and upwards

Class   4.         Ewe Lamb born on or after 1 Jan. 2015

 

VENDEEN

Show Flock of the Year Qualifier

Class 5.         Ram 2 Shear and upwards

Class 6.         Ram Shearling

Class 7.         Ram Lamb born on or after 1 Dec. 2014

Class 8.         Ewe 2 Shear and upwards

Class 9.         Ewe Shearling

Class 10.       Ewe Lamb born on or after 1 Dec. 2014

 

TEXEL

Class   11.       Ram Shearling and upwards

Class   12.       Ram Lamb born on or after 1 Jan. 2015

Class   13.       Ewe Shearling and upwards

Class   14.       Ewe Lamb born on or after 1 Jan. 2015

 

CHAROLLAIS

Class   15.       Ram Shearling and upwards

Class   16.       Ram Lamb born on or after 1 Jan. 2015

Class   17.       Ewe Shearling and upwards

Class   18.       Ewe Lamb born on or after 1 Jan. 2015

 

JACOB

Class 19.       Ram Shearling and upwards

Class 20.       Ram Lamb

Class 21.       Ewe Shearling and upwards

Class 22.       Ewe Lamb

 

COMMERCIAL

Class 23.       Texel Crossbred Ewe, suitable for breeding

Class 24.       Crossbred Ewe any age. (Not Texel Cross)

Class 25.       Crossbred Ewe Lamb, suitable for breeding.

Class 26.       Crossbred Bleu du Maine Ewe Lamb, suitable for breeding.

Class 27.       Lamb any breed suitable for Home market.  (Non-Pedigree,)

Minimum live weight 45kgs.  Maximum live weight 52kgs.

Class 28.      Lamb any breed suitable for French market.  (Non-Pedigree)

Maximum live weight 44kgs.

 

YOUNG HANDLER COMPETITION

*          The entrant must be under 17 years of age on the day of the Show

*          The entrant will present a ram or a ewe, any breed at the Show.

*          Judging will include style, appearance and ability to handle and show the

*          Some knowledge of animal health is important

*          Entry fee: €6