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ENTRY DEADLINE IS JULY 15


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Supreme Champion - $500

Willoughby Sales; Sheridan, IN & Stroble Club Lambs; Longton, KS

Reserve Supreme Champion - $300

Powercat Club Lambs; Manhattan, KS

3rd Overall Supreme - $200

KS Elite Lamb, Pig, Goat Sale; Harveyville, KS

4th Overall Supreme - $200

Sylvan Sales Commission, Sylvan Grove, KS

5th Overall Supreme - $200

Conner Club Lambs; Wagoner, OK


Each breed Champion and Reserve Champion will receive a custom award

4-H/FFA BREEDING SHEEP - SHEEP, SWINE & GOAT BUILDING

Sheep Showmanship- Friday, September 8, 4:00 pm

Market Show - Saturday, September 9, 8:00 am

Breeding Show - Sunday, September 10, 9:00 am

Kathy Brazle, Show Manager, (620) 431-3845

Chris Bauerle, FFA Representative, (785) 285-0523

Dale Lanham, 4-H Representative, (620) 625-3113

Judge: Brent Jennings; Kenly, NC


Entries are subject to the Kansas State Fair General Information and Rules

All sheep will be housed in the open class sheep/swine barn. Sheep will be stalled by county groups. Check-in is from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, September 8. Animals must be on site by noon. The Grand Drive will be held Saturday, September 9 at 6:00 pm in the Prairie Pavilion Arena. The Grand Gala will follow. Sheep will be released Sunday, Sept 10 at 3:00 pm. Animals must be vacated by Sunday, Sept 10 by 5:00 pm. If pens are not vacated, KSF has the right to move animals to another location.

  1. The use of artificial coloring, except on hooves, is prohibited.
  2. Exhibitors who abuse an animal will be barred from showing and will forfeit any premium, ribbon or prize won. The word abuse includes beating, slapping, using an electric prod or forcing a lamb into a solid object in an attempt to make the animal brace more firmly. Bracing a lamb by holding the front feet off the ground also constitutes abuse. During the judge's inspection or handling, all four feet of the animal are to be in contact with the ground.
  3. Registration or transfer papers for animals in the breeding classes must be in the sole name(s) of the exhibitor by July 1 of the current year. (Breeding ewes that are registered in a farm name or whose papers include the name of adults are not eligible to show.) Breeding sheep may be co-owned and co-registered by two or more 4-H or FFA members of the same family. The "flock tag" number of the animal must match the flock number on the registration papers.
  4. The base date for determining age of registered breeding sheep is September 1.
  5. Registered ewes must have ear tags as required by their respective breed associations. All ewes must have a scrapie tag.
  6. In ewe lamb classes, if more than twenty are shown, the class will be divided.
  7. Registered sheep for which a separate breed division is not established will be shown in the registered all other breed sheep classes.
  8. The Kansas Sheep Association Purebred Committee will provide $250.00 added premium to be distributed to the breed champions and reserve champions and a $50.00 savings bond in the memory of Max LaRosh to the exhibitor of the Grand Champion Registered Breeding Ewe.
  9. Breeding exhibitors may enter and pay entry fees for as many animals as they wish to enter and not name those they want to show until check-in, day of show. Exhibitors may only show a total of three breeding ewes. There will be no refunds given of any of the entry fees.
  10. No substitutions of animals will be allowed.

COMMERCIAL EWES

  1. All commercial ewes (non-registered) must have an official Kansas 4-H/FFA EID ear tag by June 15. $8.00 nomination fee must be submitted to: State 4-H/FFA Shows, Weber Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506-0202, by June 15. This nomination does not constitute an entry into the show.
  2. No registration papers are required.
  3. Yearling ewes must be born on or between January 1 (previous year) and December 31, (previous year) Ewe lambs must be born on or after January 1, (current year). At the time of check in, ALL commercial ewes will be mouthed. Ewe lambs must have only baby teeth visible. Yearling ewes may be showing no more than two visible permanent incisors in wear.
  4. All commercial ewes will be split into two or more classes and shown by weight.
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Breed

Champion

Reserve Champion

Southdown

Joe & Penny Smith Family; Emporia, KS

Double R Livestock; Hoyt, KS

AOB

Helen Selsor; Lincolnville, KS

Central National Bank; Herington, KS

Commercial

Frank & Kathy Brazle; Chanute, KS

Dreier-LaRosh Club Lambs; Overland Park; KS

Dorset

Stan Ediger Family; Harper, KS

J & M Insurance Agency; Harper, KS

Hampshire

Brandon & Kasey Robinson; Garden City, KS

Floyd Livestock; Johnson, KS

Suffolk

Nelson Family Show Lambs; Tribune, KS

Wolford Club Lambs; Burlington, KS

Shropshire

Ted VanHorn; Garfield, KS

StarDust Farms; Lincolnville, KS

Bred & Owned


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Premiums

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

Class Champions

$40.00

$35.00

$30.00

$25.00

$20.00

Supreme Ewe

$500.00

Reserve Supreme Ewe

$300.00

3rd, 4th, 5th Overall Ewe

$200.00

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Division 1030 – Commercial Yearling Ewes

Champion Commercial Ewe

Reserve Champion Ewe


Division 1031 – Commercial Ewe Lambs

Champion Commercial Ewe

Reserve Champion Ewe

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Division 1032 – Registered Ewes

01

Registered yearling ewe

02

Registered ewe lamb

Champion Ewe

Reserve Champion Ewe

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Registered Breed Classes

AOB

Dorset

Hampshire

Southdown

Suffolk

Shropshire

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Bred & Owned

Breed champion and reserve champions will be selected in the breeding ewe shows in only the registered classes. (Commercial animals are not eligible). The top placing bred and owned animals in their respective classes will be eligible to show for champion bred and owned. The second place bred and owned animal from the same class of the selected champion will move into consideration for reserve champion bred and owned. Banners sponsored by The Grand Drive will be presented to the winners. Bred and owned is defined as the exhibitor being the breeder, first and continuous owner of the animal.

Supreme Champion Bred & Owned Ewe

250.00

Reserve Supreme Champion Bred & Owned

150.00

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