Section 8 – Sheep

Sheep

Director: Jocelyn MacMillan-Pipe, 705-647-3726
Associate Director: Jaclyn Loach 705-544-2895

REGISTRATION
Entries should be sent to Janice Lancaster by Monday, September 1, 2016. However, late entries will be accepted, but please give a copy of your entries to the Director. All sheep should be in the barn by Friday, September 16, 2016 by 11:00 a.m. unless arrangements have been made with Director.

ENTRY FEE
$3.00 per exhibitor per class, except the market lamb class #21 which is $5.00 per lamb with a maximum of 2 lambs $10.00 per farm unit. Every exhibitor much have a NLAS membership for 2016.

GENERAL RULES FOR SHEEP SHOW
1. ALL ANIMALS SHOWN AT THE NEW LISKEARD FALL FAIR MUST HAVE LIABILITY INSURANCE.
2. Entries are open to exhibitors from OSMA District 11. All sheep must have CSIP tags upon arrival at the fair grounds.
3. All sheep must be on fair grounds by Friday, September 16 at 11:00 a.m. and remain on display until Saturday, September 17 at 9:00 p.m.
4. TWO ENTRIES PER EXHIBITOR FOR REGULAR SHOW. BUT TWO PER FARM UNIT FOR MARKET LAMB CLASS 21.
5. Rams must be purebred but not necessarily registered.
6. Ewes may be shown according to breed characteristics.
7. If less than 4 entries in classes 7 to 17 they will show together.
8. A veterinarian will probably be on the grounds to check animal health and their decision is final for removal of animal.
9. All meat breeds should be shown in short fleece.
10. Each exhibitor is responsible for keeping their area tidy and clean up starts Saturday night with taking pens apart and Sunday morning at 7:00 a.m.
11. Only sheep allowed on fair grounds are the ones showing.
12. Straw is limited. It will be at a cost of $3.00 a bale and must be ordered on your entry form. Please bring feed and water pails.
13. If your entries are pre-registered and your livestock stays over night, each exhibitor is entitled to one (1) weekend pass for the fair and two (2) or more animals two (2) passes. Additional passes are available at a rate of $15.00 each. A vehicle pass may be obtained for $20.00 per pass at the Fair Main Office.
14. PLEASE read NOTES TO EXHIBITORS at the begining of this book.

4H Classes
Friday 6:00 p.m.
1. Sr. Showmanship
2. Jr. Showmanship
3. Conformation Class

Youth Classes (one entry per exhibitor)

Prize Money: 1st-$19, 2nd-$16, 3rd-$13, 4th-$11, 5th-$9
1.Senior Showmanship (13-17 yrs) – Bill Mathews Motors
2. Junior Showmanship (12 yrs and under) – $50.00 SPONSORED BY CLAUDETTE WOODS for junior showmanship.
3. Senior Exhibitor Ewe Lamb (13-17yrs) lamb born after January
4. Junior Ewe Lamb (12 yrs and under) lamb born after January. Koch Farms & Agri Sales
5. Youth Exhibitor Market Lamb lamb born after January

LEAD AND WOOL

Friday 6:30 p.m. after 4H Class
ENTRY FEE: $10.00 per entry
Prize Money: 1st-$75, 2nd-$60, 3rd-$50, 4th-$40
The objective of this class is to present sheep in the most attractive manner to improve the image of a sheep show and to assist in the promotion of wool (uses of wool).

RULES
1. Each contestant must be wearing at least one article of wool clothing.
2. All animals must be properly washed and groomed.
3. All animals must be on halter and lead at all times

CONTESTANTS WILL BE JUDGED ON:
1. Their ability to effectively show and promote their breed of sheep (NOT on the best sheep).
2. Their outfit and how effectively it promotes wool, as well as their poise and demeanour.
3. And their knowledge on their breed of sheep and wool products and uses.

A panel of two judges will judge the contestants as follows:
1. The sheep judge will judge each contestant on the presentation and handling of the sheep (NOT on the sheep quality).
2. The second judge will judge each contestant on their appearance and whether or not she is adequatley promoting wool, and her knowledge of wool products and uses.

REGULAR SHEEP SHOW

OPEN CLASSES
Prize Money: 1st-$24, 2nd-$20, 3rd-$17, 4th-$14, 5th-$12

MEAT BREED CLASSES
6. Open Showmanship – over 18 yrs – Bill Mathews Motors
7. Purebred Ram – 2 yrs and over
8. Purebred Shearling Ram
9. Purebred Ram Lamb

HAIR, MILK, LONG WOOL AND UNIQUE BREEDS

10. Ram (any age)
11. Coloured Sheep (ram or ewe any age) judged 60% on wool

GRAND CHAMPION AND RESERVE CHAMPION RAM (TROPHY DONATED BY WOLF FARMS)

EWE -­ PUREBRED, COMMERCIAL

12. Purebred commercial Ewe -­ 2yrs and over
13. Purebred or commercial Shearling Ewe

HAIR, MILK, LONG WOOL, UNIQUE BREEDS

14. Ewe (2yrs and over)
15. Shearling Ewe
16. Ewe Lamb

GRAND CHAMPION RESERVE EWE (TROPHY DONATED BY PREATERS)

GRAND CHAMPION RESERVE EWE LAMB (TROPHY DONATED BY ANDY GODMAIRE FAMILY)

**OVER ALL GRAND CHAMPION SHEEP $100.00 SHEEP FEED DONATED BY BRIDGE COUNTRY FEEDS – OPEN TO ALL BREEDS

18. Pen of 3 market lambs
19. Get of Sire – Must have milk teeth same sire, either sex.
20. Breeders Flock – Group of four animals, both sexes to be represented, all animals to be of one breed, and must have been exhibited in one of the preceding classes.

MARKET LAMB CLASS #21

Rules for this section will be strictly enforced (no exceptions).
NOTE: ONLY EWES AND WETHERS MAY BE SHOWN, PLEASE REMEMBER YOUR CSIP TAGS.

1.TWO ENTRIES PER FARM UNIT at a cost of $5.00 per entry.
2. All lambs must be slick shorn within one week of show. All lambs must be docked and properly altered.
3. Sheep for the Market Lamb Class may be sheared on the farm or before weighing. Only sheep to be entered are to be sheared before weighing.
4. Lambs must have a full mouth of milk teeth.
6. Lambs must be the property of the exhibitor and raised by the exhibitor on or before June 1st of this year.
7. Lambs will be inspected, sheared if necessary (not more than two from any one farm unit) and weighed at approximately 1:00 p.m. Friday. Please try to be present for your lambs weigh-in, or send someone in your place.
8. There will be two weight ranges: A) 65-90 lbs (29.5-40.9kgs); B) over 90 lbs-120 lbs (40.9-54kgs). Each exhibitor is allowed 2 lambs in the Market Lamb class, in any combination, of the two weight ranges (two (2) in A. or B. or one in each).
9. The top four (4) lambs in each weight class (A&B) will be sold on Saturday at 6:15 p.m. prior to the Live Market Animal Sale.
10. GRAND CHAMPION AND RESERVE CHAMPION will be determined by the top four placing lambs in weights A. and B. showing off together. The placing of these 8 lambs will determine the sale order, starting with the Grand Champion and working downward. To be eligible for the auction, the lamb must be the entry of an exhibitor who is a member of OSMA District 11.
11. NOTE: If fewer than four animals are registered for the show in each weight range, all lambs will be shown together.

RULES FOR LAMB SALE
The purpose of the lamb sale is to promote the sale of lamb as alternate meat for public consumption.
1. All animals are to be sold for meat purposes only.
2. All animals will be delivered to the abattoir after the sale unless other arrangements are made with the director.
3. To make the auction as fair as possible, we stress NO BID INS PLEASE.
4. Sellers will pay the transportation costs and buyers will processing fees, if at slaughter the carcass is condemned, the sale of the lamb is null and void and the exhibitor forfeits all rights to receipt of auction.

Section 8B – TLE 4-H CHALLENGE (BEEF, DAIRY & SHEEP)

Director: Crystal Throop, 705-650-0923 or 519-803-0255
Associates:Lori Loach, 647-217-3598
Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 at 3:30 pm – Livestock Ring
Prize Money: 1st – $25, 2nd – $20, 3rd – $15, 4th to 9th – $10

RULES

1. All exhibitors must have successfully completed a current 4H beef, dairy or sheep project in Temiskaming.
2. The animal is to be certified by the respective 4H club leader as the contestant’s 4H project.
3. All animals shown at the New Liskeard Fall Fair must have liability insurance.
4. Leaders of the Temiskaming 4-H Beef, Dairy and Sheep clubs will nominate two to three senior 4H members to represent their respective club.
5. Each participant will take turns showing a beef, dairy and sheep animal.
6. A score will be assigned for the participant’s showmanship ability for each type of animal. The participant with the highest combined
score will be declared the winner.
7. Rosettes will be given to all participants. The winner’s name will be inscribed on a trophy sponsored by Temiskaming Livestock Exchange.

General Entry Form