sheep

Sheep Section

Safety Notice

Your safety as an exhibitor at our show is very important to us. We ask for your co-operation in ensuring there is a clear passage for emergency vehicles all the way around the show field. Parking restrictions will be in place on the show day, please respect the instructions of our stewards.

ENTRY FEE IN ALL CLASSES €5 BEFORE CLOSING DATE.
Prompt entries appreciated. Entries on field, on Show day €8

Entries to Norbert Coyle, Oberstown Lodge,Tara, Co. Meath. 086-3498932.

 

NB: ALL SHEEP TO CARRY NATIONAL IDENTIFICATION TAG NUMBER AND YOU MUST TAKE A COMPLETED MOVEMENT FORM TO THE SHOW.

If there are not enough entries in a class the class can be cancelled at the discretion of the Sheep Secretary. Secretary shall reserve the right to refuse entry or amalgamate the classes. Two prizes only for any class with not more than three entries. Movement off the show grounds is restricted to 30 minutes after judging.

ENTRIES CLOSE – STRICTLY ON   18th August 2017

Class 1  Young Handler Competition, open to boys and girls up to 12 years of

age to show a lamb any breed, born in 2017. Entries judged on basis of:

  1. Presentation of animal.
  2. Presentation of handler.
  3. Knowledge of animal.
  4. Showmanship skills.

 

Class 2  Junior Handler Competition open to boys and girls aged 12 to 18 years

to show sheep any age and breed.

Prizes 1st €45 2nd €30 3rd €20 4th Rosette

 

PEDIGREE SUFFOLK

Prizes: 1st €35, 2nd €25, 3rd €15, 4th Rosette

Class 3  Shearling Ram or upwards.

Class 4  Shearling Ewe or upwards.

Class 5  Ram Lamb born in 2017.

Class 6  Ewe Lamb born in 2017.

Champion  Reserve Champion

 

PEDIGREE TEXEL

Prizes: 1st €35, 2nd €25, 3rd €15, 4th Rosette

Class 7  Shearling Ram or upwards.

Class 8  Shearling Ewe or upwards.

Class 9  Ram Lamb born in 2017. Kindly sponsored by Bimeda Ireland

Class 10  Ewe Lamb born in 2017.Kindly sponsored by Bimeda Ireland

Champion  Reserve Champion

 

Class 11  Junior Shepherd, 12-18 years. Sponsored by the North East Texel Club

Prizes: 1st €50, 2nd €30, 3rd €20

Showing Pedigree Texel or Texel Cross Lamb.

Lamb  10

Presentation  40

Husbandry  50

 

CHAROLAIS

Prizes: 1st €35, 2nd €25, 3rd €15, 4th Rosette

Class 12  Hogget Ram or upwards

Class 13  Hogget Ewe or upwards

Class 14  Ram Lamb born in 2017.

Class 15  Ewe Lamb born in 2017.

Champion  Reserve Champion

 

PEDIGREEE VENDEEN

Prizes: 1st €35, 2nd €25, 3rd €15, 4th Rosette

Class 16  Hogget Ram or upwards.

Class 17  Hogget Ewe or upwards.

Class 18  Ram Lamb born in 2017.

Class 19  Ewe Lamb born in 2017.

Champion  Reserve Champion

 

PEDIGREE BELTEX

Prizes: 1st €35, 2nd €25, 3rd €15, 4th Rosette

Class 20  Hogget Ram or upwards.

Class 21  Hogget Ewe or upwards.

Class 22  Ram Lamb born in 2017.

Class 23  Ewe Lamb born in 2017.

Champion  Reserve Champion

 

PEDIGREE JACOB

Prizes: 1st €35, 2nd €25, 3rd €15, 4th Rosette

Class 24  Hogget Ram or upwards.

Class 25  Hogget Ewe or upwards.

Class 26  Ram Lamb born in 2017

Class 27  Ewe Lamb born in 2017

Class 28  Pair of Lambs (can be any sex)

Champion  Reserve Champion

 

1st €45 2nd €30 3rd €20 4th Rosette

Class 29  Any other Pure Bred Animal not listed above. Ram any age.

Class 30  Any other Pure Bred Animal not listed above. Ewe any age.

 

COMMERCIAL SHEEP

Prizes: 1st €35, 2nd €25, 3rd €15, 4th Rosette in each class

Class 31  Cross bred hogget ewe

Class 32  Cross bred ewe (Hoggets excluded)

Class 33  Cross bred Ewe Lamb suitable for breeding.

Class 34  Cross bred lamb suitable for the French market – 42kg. Confined.

Class 35  Cross bred lamb suitable for the Irish market – 50kg. Confined.

Class 36  Friendliest pet lamb born 2017

Champion  Reserve Champion

 

Class 37  Presentation Class

Pair of animals shown by exhibitor and deemed to be best presented

on day of show.

 

SHEEP OF THE SHOW

Supreme Champion €75 Reserve Champion €30

Confined to Champion and Reserve Champion whether Pedigree Classes or

Commercial Classes