Sheep

2017
DEPARTMENT 6 – Sheep

Superintendent:  Robert Rainey (419) 937-0500 and Emil Siegle (419) 447-5574

LOCATION – Livestock Pavilion

Sheep to be judged Friday, July 28 at 9:30 a.m.

See notice marked “ATTENTION” concerning entrance procedure during the busy period in early parts of the fair.  Any arrangements for unusual arrival or departure times must be arranged or approved by department superintendent in advance.

Judge:  Announced.

Registration and health certificates must be presented when animals are brought in and when requested by officials.

Membership ticket or season ticket for each exhibitor must be shown to superintendent at time of judging.

All sheep exhibited at the Seneca County Fair must be free from scrapies and other infectious, contagious, or communicable disease.

Not more than two premiums will be awarded in any class to the same person with or without competition.

One entry for each breed in group classes per exhibitor.
Any exhibitor that has Jr. Fair sheep to show will have a limited number of pens for the week to house their exhibit.

If you have a Seneca County flock Jr Fair exhibitor, you may house their exhibits.

ALL SHEEP MUST BE SHOWN IN ORDER TO RECEIVE A PREMIUM.  ALL SHEEP MUST HAVE SCRAPIE TAG.

CLASS  1 – Cheviot
CLASS  2 – Columbia
CLASS  3 – Corriedale
CLASS  4 – Dorset
CLASS  5 – Hampshire
CLASS  6 – Lincolns
CLASS  7 – Montadale
CLASS  8 – Rambouillet
CLASS  9 – Shropshire
CLASS 10 – Suffolk
CLASS 11 – Southdown
CLASS 12 – Targhee
CLASS 13 – Natural colored
CLASS 14 – Oxford
CLASS 15 – Shetland
CLASS 16 – All other breeds

PREMIUM:  1st-$12.00; 2nd-$10.00; 3rd-$7.00; 4th-$4.00; 5th-$2.00

Entry fee 10% of first premium.

Entries in this department positively close July 15 at 5:00 p.m.

Membership or season tickets must be purchased at time of entry.

Entry Number:

1.  Ram, one year old and under 2
2.  Ram lamb
3.  Pair of ram lambs
4.  Ewe, one year and under 2
5.  Pair of yearling ewes
6.  Ewe lamb
7.  Pair of ewe lambs

PREMIUMS:  1st-$12.00; 2nd-$10.00; 3rd-$7.00; 4th-$4.00

8.  Breeders young flock, bred by exhibitor, 1 yearling or

lamb ram, 2 yearling ewes and two ewe lambs

9.  Pen of 4 lambs, both sexes, bred by exhibitor
10. Get of Sire, 3 animals, all the get of one sire, 2

female, 1 male, owned by one exhibitor

Champion Ram, Rosette
Champion Ewe, Rosette
Grand Champion Ram (over all breeds) Rosette
Grand Champion Ewe (over all breeds) Rosette

MAKE-IT-WITH-WOOL CONTEST

The County Make-It-With-Wool Contest is open to all who sew with wool.  Enter this contest by calling Robert Rainey at 419-447-7888.

SENECA COUNTY FAIR WOOL SHOW

Sponsored by the Seneca County Agricultural Society.  Show to be held on open class day, Friday, July 28.

Fleece Show entry fee – $.50.

All fleeces are to be shorn since the 2016 fair.

Fleeces will be identified 1/4, 3/8, fine wool.

Crossbreds will be in class of predominate breeding.

Fleeces to be donated to Seneca County Sheep Improvement Association, auctioned off at the fair and the proceeds used for additional incentives for Jr. Fair awards.

Fleeces will be on display during the week in the sheep barn.

Trophy for champion Fleece donated by the Seneca County Sheep Improvement Association.

CLASS 17

Corriedale, Columbia, Lincoln, Montadale, Rambouillet and Merinos

1st-$5.00; 2nd-$4.00; 3rd-$3.00; 4th-$2.00; 5th-$1.00

CLASS 18

Cheviot, Dorset, Hampshire, Shropshire, Suffolk and Oxford

1st-$5.00; 2nd-$4.00; 3rd-$3.00; 4th-$2.00; 5th-$1.00