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Department 4 - Breeding Sheep

Superintendent: Rodney Fisher (623-7778)
Committee: Sharon Weaver, Bob Dull, Sam Adams, Brian Barkley and Vaughn Myers

SPECIAL RULES:

Check animal health rules (Sheep: Sections 16 & 17).
1. Pen of lambs consists of two ram lambs and two ewe lambs.
2. Flock consists of one ram, any age; two ewes, one year and under two years; and two ewes under one year.
3. Breeder's young flock consists of ram lamb and two ewe lambs, a total of three, all bred and owned by exhibitor.
4. A Get of Sire shall consist of four breeding animals, any age, with both sexes represented, the get of one sire. Get need not be owned by the exhibitor.
5. Due to limited facilities and a high demand for space in previous years, sheep from Bedford County will receive priority for available space. Entries from outside the county area will be accepted if space exists after local sheep are entered and their pens assigned. Because of space available, sheep breeders will be limited to exhibiting no more then 30 sheep per farm, firm or family.
6. Show order to be: Cheviot, Dorset, Hampshire, Southdown, Montadale, Corriedale, Suffolk, Border Leicester, Oxfords, and Tunis.
7. Registration papers and health papers will be checked before animals are unloaded.
8. All sheep must be brought to the Fairgrounds Saturday 7 am - 10 am and 6 pm - 9 pm.

Breeds - Sections 1-10

BREEDS: Please note difference in entry process. Breeds are now sections! For example - Tunis ram, 1 & under 2 - entered as "Dept. 4, Section 9, Class 1"; Oxford ewe, Lamb born after 1/1/20 entered as "Dept 4, Section 7, Class 9". The same classifications and premiums apply to each breed.

Section 1 - CHEVIOT
Section 2 - CORRIEDALE
Section 3 - DORSET
Section 4 - HAMPSHIRE
Section 5 - SOUTHDOWN
Section 6 - SUFFOLK
Section 7 - OXFORD
Section 8 - MONTADALE
Section 9 - TUNIS
Section 10 - BORDER LEICESTER

Classes - Breeding Sheep

CLASS...$10 $8 $7 $6 $5 $4

1 Ram 1 Yr. & Under 2
2 Ram, Lamb born after 1/1/20
3 Ram, Fall Lamb born 9/1/19 - 12/31/19
Champion Ram & Reserve Champion Ram .... Ribbons
6 Pair Ram Lambs
7 Ewe, 1 Yr.& Under 2
8 Two Yearling Ewes

9 Ewe, Lamb born after 1/1/20
10 Ewe, Fall Lamb born 9/1/19 - 12/31/19
Champion Ewe & Reserve Champion Ewe ...Ribbons
13 Two Ewe Lambs
14 Pen Of Lambs
15 Breeder's Young Flock
16 Flock
17 Get of Sire
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