Sheep, Dept. 06

Sheep


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General Rules

Please read the State Department of Agriculture rules, IAFE rules and the Durham Agricultural Fair Association General Rules for Livestock Exhibitors before entering.

2017 Entry Instructions

ENTRY IS A COMBINATION OF ONLINE AND MAIL-IN. To be an Exhibitor, you must:

  1. Enter online by clicking on the Online Entry link, follow the instructions and print the COMPLETED online entry form.
  2. Mail the following items postmarked after July 31 and before September 1 to Durham Fair Association, Attn. Livestock Entries, P.O. Box 225, Durham, CT 06422:
    • Printed online entry form.
    • Additional Entry Form printed and filled out.
    • Health certificates for each animal entered.
    • All applicable fees.
  3. Entries must arrive Thursday, the first day of the Fair, between 10 AM and 9 PM.

If you would rather use the offline entry form, please contact the Department Superintendent.


TABLE OF CATEGORIES

Class Code & Name $ Prize Amount
Juniors 18 and under 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
01J Ram, Yearling 35 30 25 20 15
02J Ram, Sr. Lamb 9/1 – 12/31 last year 35 30 25 20 15
03J Ram, Jr. Lamb 1/1/this year—present 35 30 25 20 15
04J Ewe, Yearling 35 30 25 20 15
05J Ewe, Sr. Lamb 9/1—12/31/last year 35 30 25 20 15
06J Ewe, Jr. Lamb 1/1/this year—present 35 30 25 20 15
07J Breeder’s Flock: 1 Ram, 2 Yearling Ewes and 2 Ewe Lambs
(bred & owned)
40 35 30 25 20
07BJ Exhibitor’s Flock: 1 Ram, 2 Yearling Ewes and 2 Ewe Lambs 40 35 30 25 20
08J Get of Sire: 4 Sheep, Yearlings or Lambs/same sire 40 35 30 25 20
09J Pair Yearling Ewes 40 35 30 25 20
10J Pair Ewe Lambs 40 35 30 25 20
11J Pair Ram Lambs 40 35 30 25 20
Class 12 limited to 2 per exhibitor. Will be divided into weight classes at show.
12AJ Market Lambs Heavy Weight (Wethers or Grade Ewe Lambs) 35 30 25 20 15
12BJ Market Lambs Medium Weight (Wethers or Grade Ewe Lambs) 35 30 25 20 15
12CJ Market Lambs Light Weight (Wethers or Grade Ewe Lambs) 35 30 25 20 15
13J Pair Market Lambs (Wethers or Grade Ewe Lambs) 40 35 30 25 20
14A Junior Fitting & Showmanship (Under10) 35 30 25 20 15
14B Junior Fitting & Showmanship (Age 10-13) 35 30 25 20 15
14C Junior Fitting & Showmanship (Novice) 35 30 25 20 15
15 Senior Fitting & Showmanship (14-18) 35 30 25 20 15

Sheep Farm Display Score Card (Class 17):

  • Educational value 60%
  • Attractiveness 20%
  • Neatness of area 20%
  • Minimum score of 50 to qualify for prize money.

Exhibitors must provide copy of health papers with entry. The Superintendent has the authority to request the removal of any inappropriate material.

17B Sheep Farm Display (Junior) 35 30 25 20 15
18J Grade Ewe 35 30 25 20 15
19J Grade Ewe Lamb 35 30 25 20 15
Open 19 and over 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
01 Ram, Yearling 35 30 25 20 15
02 Ram, Sr. Lamb 9/1 – 12/31 last year 35 30 25 20 15
03 Ram, Jr. Lamb 1/1/this year—present 35 30 25 20 15
04 Ewe, Yearling 35 30 25 20 15
05 Ewe, Sr. Lamb 9/1—12/31/last year 35 30 25 20 15
06 Ewe, Jr. Lamb 1/1/this year—present 35 30 25 20 15
07 Breeder’s Flock: 1 Ram, 2 Yearling Ewes and 2 Ewe Lambs
(bred & owned)
40 35 30 25 20
07B Exhibitor’s Flock: 1 Ram, 2 Yearling Ewes and 2 Ewe Lambs 40 35 30 25 20
08 Get of Sire: 4 Sheep, Yearlings or Lambs/same sire 40 35 30 25 20
09 Pair Yearling Ewes 40 35 30 25 20
10 Pair Ewe Lambs 40 35 30 25 20
11 Pair Ram Lambs 40 35 30 25 20
Class 12 limited to 2 per exhibitor. Will be divided into weight classes at show.
12A Market Lambs Heavy Weight (Wethers or Grade Ewe Lambs) 35 30 25 20 15
12B Market Lambs Medium Weight (Wethers or Grade Ewe Lambs) 35 30 25 20 15
12C Market Lambs Light Weight (Wethers or Grade Ewe Lambs) 35 30 25 20 15
13 Pair Market Lambs (Wethers or Grade Ewe Lambs) 40 35 30 25 20
16 Adult Fitting and Showmanship (19 and over) 35 30 25 20 15

Sheep Farm Display Score Card (Class 17):

  • Educational value 60%
  • Attractiveness 20%
  • Neatness of area 20%
  • Minimum score of 50 to qualify for prize money.

Exhibitors must provide copy of health papers with entry. The Superintendent has the authority to request the removal of any inappropriate material.

17A Sheep Farm Display (Adult) 35 30 25 20 15
Sheep Lead Line
Friday 6pm in the sheep barn
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
  • Commentary must be typed or printed and turned in to the superintendent prior to each class
  • Sheep must be fitted for show and trained to lead on a halter. No rams will be permitted
  • Ewes may be “dressed” or not
  • Contestants must be fashionably dressed with at least 75% of his or her apparel being 100% wool

Sheep Lead Line Score Card (Class 20):

  • Garment: appearance appropriate for exhibitor’s age – 20 points
  • Showmanship: poise, poster, patience, control of ewe – 15 points
  • Ewe: well-groomed, clean, well fitted, leads well – 15 points
20A Adult (20 and over) 40 35 30 25 20
20B Senior (Age 16-19) 40 35 30 25 20
20C Intermediate (12-15) 40 35 30 25 20
20D Junior (Under 11) 40 35 30 25 20

Contacts

  • Alison Trojanoski
    Superintendent
    860-759-9332
  • Russell Robinson Jr.
    Asst. Superintendent
    203-379-8434

Committee

  • Bradley Domkowski
  • Tim Macnabola
  • Jeremy Payne
  • Rebecca Reynolds
  • Nathaniel Trojanoski
  • Rick Trojanoski
  • Tristan Trojanoski