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2023 Show Information

2023 Judge: Dr. Ken Gossard

Note: The judge will select and evaluate the top 10 sheep in any class with more than 15 sheep entered and where ribbons 1-5 are awarded.

Livestock Division General Rules apply

Categories
Sheep may be entered in only one wool category:


F (Fine): spin count 60s and up (24.94μ and lower)
Ex) Merino, Rambouillet
M (Medium): spin count 50-58 (24.95-30.99μ)
Ex) Corriedale, Columbia, Dorset
L (Long/Coarse): spin count 48 and lower (31μ and up)
Ex) Lincoln, Gotland


Sheep Show Classes
1 – Yearling rams (less than 24 months)
2 – Ram lambs (less than 12 months)
3 – *Pair of Ram Lambs
4 – Yearling ewes (less than 24 months)
5 – Ewe lambs (less than 12 months)
6 – *Pair of Ewe Lambs
7 – * Best Flock—one ram and two ewes (any age)
8 – * Best Fleece—judged on the condition of fleece on the animal that day,
including uniformity, handle and condition as it relates to value and use for
the hand spinning/craft market.
* Must have been shown in individual classes.


Lots
Additional Lots may be added if there are enough sheep of that “breed” in a Class.
Please be specific on your Sheep Show Entry if your sheep is a cross or purebred for
Lot designation.

Lot A white long wool
Lot B white wool med/fine
Lot C colored wool long
Lot D colored wool med/fine
Lot F white Romney
Lot G colored Romney
Lot H-K classic sheep includes Shetland (H) Icelandic (I) Jacob (J)
Navajo Churro (K)
Lot M - AOB Primitive


Registration papers are not required unless specifically stated for a
sponsored award

Sheep

Coordinator and Entries:

Kirsten Holbo 

(541) 979-5180 

OFFFsheep@gmail.com

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