Sheep Section

Entries to Mrs Jackie Jones, The Wern Farm, Pool Quay, Welshpool, SY21 9LQ

Please Note: Each sheep can only be entered in one class (see general rule 8)

Important Notice

 

MAEDI VISNA ACCREDITED SHEEP SECTION – Sheep will only be allowed into the Maedi Visna accredited section on the production of a valid certificate of accreditation (SAC Form) at the time of entry to the Showground.

 

Scheme sheep must be loaded and unloaded at the point specified and must be halter led.

There must be two metre space maintained at all times between them and non-scheme sheep

Scheme Sheep must not be transported in the same vehicle as non-scheme sheep

 

Entry: £1              Prizes: 1st £6, 2nd £4, 3rd £2

Judging of all Sheep Classes starts at 10.00

 

TROPHIES & AWARDS

Interbreed Judge: Trophies 1- 4 Mr N Pennie

 

1. The “Michael Powell Memorial Cup” presented by the late Mr & Mrs R A Powell for the BEST BREEDING PEN of any sheep, consisting of 2 males & 1 female or 1 male & 2 females drawn from the previous classes. To be won 4 times before becoming the absolute property of the winner.  Present Holder:  John Pryce

2. Trophy “C Rowland Cup” presented for the BEST RAM in the Show. To be won four times before becoming the absolute property of the winner.  

Present Holder:  Harding Family

3. Perpetual Challenge Cup for the Champion Ewe. Present Holder: John Pryce

4. Perpetual Challenge Trophy presented by Mrs Beatrice Stringer for the Champion Sheep in the Show.  Present Holder:  Harding Family

5. Perpetual Challenge Trophy presented in memory of Mr D Ll (Mike) Jones for the best exhibit in the Prime Lamb Section. Present Holder: R Jones

6.  Perpetual Challenge Trophy presented by the late Mr Gordon Stringer & Mrs Beatrice Stringer for the Best Sheep’s Fleece. Present Holder: Davina Stanhope

7. Silver Challenge Cup (Broniarth Hall Cup) presented in 1985 by R & R Powell for the most points in the Sheep Section. To be won four times before becoming the absolute property of the winner. Present Holder: Powell Family

8. Perpetual Challenge Cup. Presented in 2020 in memory of the late R & R Powell for Supreme Champion Kerry Hill

9. Perpetual Challenge Cup. Presented in 2020 in memory of the late R & R Powell for Supreme Reserve Champion Kerry Hill

 

 

ANY OTHER CONTINUAL BREED

Judge:  Mr S Smith

Class:

  1. Ram (any age)

  2. Ram Lamb (Born 2022)

  3. Ewe (Shearling or older)

  4. Theave lamb (Born 2022)

  5. Group: One male and two females or two males and one female drawn from the competitive classes. Property of the same exhibitor.

Special: Breed Champion & Reserve Breed Champion

 

KERRY

Judge:  Mr S Lane

Class:

  1. Ram (any age)

  2. Ram Lamb (Born 2022)

  3. Ewe (Shearling or older)

  4. Theave lamb (Born 2022)

  5. Group: One male and two females or two males and one female drawn from the competitive classes. Property of the same exhibitor.

Special: Breed Champion & Reserve Breed Champion

 

SUFFOLK

Judge:  Mrs C Haynes

Class:

  1. Ram (any age)

  2. Ram Lamb (born 2022)

  3. Ewe (Shearling or older)

  4. Theave lamb (Born 2022)

  5. Group: One male and two females or two males and one female from the competitive classes. Property of the same exhibitor

        Special: Breed Champion & Reserve Breed Champion

 

ANY OTHER NATIVE BREED

Judge:  Mrs H Smith

Class:

  1. Ram (any age)

  2. Ram Lamb (Born 2022)

  3. Ewe (Shearling or older)

  4. Theave lamb (Born 2022)

  5. Group: One male and two females or two males and one female drawn from the competitive classes. Property of the same exhibitor.

Special: Breed Champion & Reserve Breed Champion

 

 

YOUNG HANDLER (free entry on day – 1st £3, 2nd £2, 3rd £1)

Judge:  Mrs C Haynes

 21. Best young handler 16 yrs and under.

 

FLEECE

Judge:  Mrs C Haynes

        22.   Best Sheep’s Fleece – Any Breed

 

PRIME LAMBS

Judge:  Mr S Smith

 

Class:

        23.   Two Prime Lambs Native Cross Breed Type

        24.   Two Prime lambs Sired by a Continental Ram

 

 

THE FOUR SHOW EXHIBITOR CHAMPIONSHIP

 

The competition will be open to entrants in the Sheep Section who participate in 3 of the 4 named shows - 

 

Guilsfield, Llanfyllin, Berriew and Llanfair Caereinion

 

Points will be awarded as follows:

 

  • 1 point for every exhibit at each of the shows

  • 5 points to every exhibit placed first at any of the shows

  • 3 points to every exhibit placed second at any of the shows

  • 2 points to every exhibit  placed third at any of the shows

 

The exhibitor who attains the highest number of points following the last show will be presented with the County Times Challenge Trophy at Llanfair Caereinion Show.

 

£100 (kindly donated by the four Show Societies) will be awarded to the winner

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