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

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 56-59.

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.

SHEEPDOGS –judged after all sheep classes

Entries will be taken on the Show field

101  BEST LOOKING SHEPHERD’S DOG

102  BEST LOOKING SHEPHERD’S BITCH

103  BEST LOOKING PAIR OF SHEEPDOG