Sheep

The mainstay of the judging competitions includes many breeds, from the local Fell breeds, Herdwicks & Swaledales to the lowland Texels, Beltex & Chorolais to the colourful Jacobs.

There are also classes for young handlers to show us their skills.

Prizes (unless otherwise stated)   1st  £15;     2nd £10;     3rd £5

ALL ENTRIES ARE FREE

Classes as follows:

 

HERDWICKS

49
PAIR of HERDWICK SHEARLING RAMS –  confined to the parishes of Buttermere, Ennerdale, Lamplugh, Lorton, Loweswater and Mosser.  To be bred by exhibitor.  Not to compete in any other class.

50
PAIR of HERDWICK RAM LAMBS.  Restrictions as per class 49.

51
TWO HERDWICK GIMMER LAMBS.  Restrictions as per class 49.

52
HERDWICK RAM – above 2 shear.

53
HERDWICK RAM – 2 shear.

54
HERDWICK SHEARLING RAM – not showing more than two broad teeth.

55
HERDWICK RAM LAMB.

56
ONE HERDWICK EWE – any age, to have reared lamb this year and to show milk.

57
ONE HERDWICK EWE – 2 shear.

58
ONE HERDWICK SHEARLING GIMMER – not showing more than two broad teeth.

59
ONE HERDWICK GIMMER LAMB.

60
GROUP OF HERDWICK TUPS – consisting of One Aged Tup, One 2 Shear, One Shearling and One Lamb.  To have been exhibited in classes 52-55.

61
GROUP of HERDWICK GIMMER SHEEP Consisting of One Aged Ewe, One 2 Shear, One Shearling and One Lamb.  To have been exhibited in Classes 56-78.

 

SWALEDALES

62
ONE SWALEDALE RAM – Two shear and above

63
ONE SHEARLING SWALEDALE RAM – not showing more than two broad teeth.

64
ONE SWALEDALE RAM LAMB

65
ONE SWALEDALE EWE – Two shear and above.

66
ONE SHEARLING SWALEDALE EWE – not showing more than two broad teeth.

67
ONE SWALEDALE GIMMER LAMB.

 

CROSS-BRED SHEEP

68
SIX GREY FACED GIMMER LAMBS

69
TWO GREY FACED GIMMER LAMBS

70
ONE GREY FACED GIMMER LAMB

71
THREE GREY FACED WETHER LAMBS

72
GROUP of THREE BUTCHERS LAMBS

 

CONTINENTAL SHEEP

ACCREDITED and/or NON-ACCREDITED TO BE STATED ON ENTRY FORM

73
ONE RAM – 2 SHEAR OR OVER

74
SHEARLING RAM

75
RAM LAMB

76
ONE EWE – 2 SHEAR OR OVER

77
SHEARLING EWE

78
GIMMER LAMB

 

NATIVE SHEEP

79
ONE RAM – 2 SHEAR OR OVER

80
SHEARLING RAM

81
RAM LAMB

82
ONE EWE – 2 SHEAR OR OVER

83
SHEARLING EWE

84
GIMMER LAMB

 

YOUNG HANDLER

Exhibitor to be under 18 years of age on Show Day

85
ONE SHEEP – NOT to have been shown in any other class.

To be judged on presentation and handling.