• SHEEP BREEDING

      (Book 199)

      Judging: Thursday 10:00am during Open Show. Showmanship 2:30pm

      Rules:

      1. The Junior Fair Breeding Sheep Show will take place during the Open Show, which starts at NOON.

      CLASSES: 155 CORRIEDALE

      160 SUFFOLK

      156 DORSET

      161 CHEVIOT

      157 HAMPSHIRE

      162 MONTADALE

      158 SHROPSHIRE

      163 COLUMBIA

      159 SOUTHDOWN

      164 RAMBOUILLET

      SUBCLASSES

      A. Yearling Ram, one year old and under two

      C. Yearling Ewe, one year and under two


      B. Ram Lamb, under one year old

      D. Ewe Lamb, under one year old

      MARKET LAMBS

      (Book 198)

      Judging: Thursday, Showmanship 2:30pm, Market Show 7:00 p.m.

      Rules:

      1. Lambs must be under one year old and weigh a minimum of 90 lbs. at Fair.

      2. There is NO maximum weight for lambs at the spring weigh- in. If a lamb weighs five pounds or more below its spring weight at the Fair weigh-in, that lamb will NOT be permitted to show or sell at the Shelby County Junior Fair.

      3. At the time of the market lamb weigh-in at the fair, lambs must be “slick sheared’’ to no more than 1/8’’ wool remaining on the entire body.

      4. Application of ice, ice packs, cold packs, or cold compresses to relieve heat stress or a medical condition diagnosed by a licensed veterinarian ONLY is permitted. Any other reason for using these items on an animal is not permitted (See relevant sections of the Ohio Livestock Tampering Exhibition Rules (White Pages of Fair Book).

      5. There will be a mandatory Wether Lamb Check-In, (in conjunction with the market lamb weigh-in) to be arranged and conducted by the Lamb Subcommittee of Livestock Sale Committee. At the “Check-In”, each male lamb will be checked for testicular tissue. If necessary, male lambs will be castrated by a qualified veterinarian at the time of the “Check-In”. All male lambs will be declared neutered and eligible for the Market Lamb Show at the Fair when they leave the “Check-In.”

      CLASS: 165 MARKET LAMB