Wilson County Fair Open Regional Sheep Shows

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Wilson County Fair Open Regional Sheep Shows

Ward Agriculture Center – Lebanon, TN, August 23, 2019

Schedule

Thursday August 22, 2019

Sheep may arrive at the Wilson County Fairgrounds

 Friday August 23, 2019

8am – 3pm:  Skill-a-thon contest for all youth showing sheep in the regional shows on Friday August 23.

10 am                Regional Show

Noon                  Lamb Luncheon for all exhibitors

2 pm                   Regional Show

6 pm                    Regional Show

Regional Sheep show entries are released after their respective show or they may wait and leave Saturday morning August 24.   Exhibitors with additional breeds of sheep are encouraged to stay and show them on Saturday August 24.

Premiums:  1st – $30.00 2nd – $25.00 3rd – $20.00 4th – $18.00 5th – $15.00 6th – $12.00 7th – $10.00  8th – $5.00

Regional Show Classes and Show Order

Lot      Class                           Age
1          Sr. Ram Lamb             September 1 – December 31, 2018
2          Early Jr. Ram Lamb    January 1 – February 14, 2019
3          Late Jr. Ram Lamb     February 15, 2019 and after
4          Pair Ram Lambs         From Lots 1-3

Champion Ram
Reserve Champion Ram

5          Sr. Yearling Ewes       September 1, 2017 – February 14, 2018
6          Jr. Yearling Ewes       February 15, 2018 – August 30, 2018
7          Pair Yearling Ewes     From Lots 5-6
8          Senior Ewe Lambs      September 1 – December 31, 2018
9          January Ewe Lambs    January 1 – January 31, 2019
10        February Ewe Lambs February 1 – February 28, 2019
11        March Ewe Lambs      March 1 – March 31, 2019
12        Pair Ewe Lambs          From Lots 8-11

Champion Ewe
Reserve Champion Ewe

13        Pen of 4 Lambs           Both sexes represented; from Lots 1-3 and 8-11
14        Flock                           1 Ram, 2 Yearling Ewes, 2 Ewe Lambs

Rules

  • An exhibitor can enter a maximum of 2 entries in each individual class
  • An exhibitor can enter a maximum of 2 yearling ewes/breed
  • An exhibitor can enter a maximum of 1 entry in the group classes

 Wilson County Fair Open Sheep Shows

Ward Agriculture Center, Lebanon, TN, August 24, 2019

Cheviot, Dorset, Hampshire, Katahdin, Natural Colored, Polypay, Suffolk, AOB.

Schedule

Saturday August 24, 2019

All Sheep on grounds by 10 AM

Show starts at 11 AM

Classes and Show Order

Lot        Class                         Age
1            Sr. Ram Lamb           September 1 – December 31, 2018
2            Early Jr. Ram Lamb  January 1 – February 14, 2019
3            Late Jr. Ram Lamb    February 15, 2019 and after
4            Pair Ram Lambs        From Lots 1-3

Champion Ram
Reserve Champion Ram

5          Sr. Yearling Ewes       September 1, 2017 – February 14, 2018
6          Jr. Yearling Ewes       February 15, 2018 – August 30, 2018
7          Pair Yearling Ewes     From Lots 5-6
8          Senior Ewe Lambs      September 1 – December 31, 2018
9          January Ewe Lambs    January 1 – January 31, 2019
10        February Ewe Lambs February 1 – February 28, 2019
11        March Ewe Lambs      March 1 – March 31, 2019
12        Pair Ewe Lambs          From Lots 8-11

Champion Ewe
Reserve Champion Ewe

13        Pen of 4 Lambs           Both sexes represented; from Lots 1-3 and 8-11
14        Flock                           1 Ram, 2 Yearling Ewes, 2 Ewe Lambs

Premiums: 
1st – $22.00 2nd – $20.00 3rd – $18.00 4th – $15.00 5th – $12.00 6th – $10.00 7th – $5.00 8th – $5.00

Rules

  • An exhibitor can enter a maximum of 2 entries in each individual class
  • An exhibitor can enter a maximum of 2 yearling ewes/breed
  • An exhibitor can enter a maximum of 1 entry in the group classes

The One and Only Midwest Stud Ram Sale

*Sale Schedule is now posted on midwestsale.com, as well as available on the downloadable flyer.

2019 Sale Changes:

• Entry Fee: Entry fees are $30 per head ($90 per pen of three). Entry fee increase is due to rising event cost. Entry fees are non-refundable including for animals sifted from the sale, scratched from the sale, or that for other reasons fail to go through the sale.

• Entry Photos & Video: Online entry system will allow for posting of 2 photos and 1 video of each entry. You can post those at time of entry or log-in at a later date and add those files. Photo and video links will appear with the entry in the online catalog only.

• Registration Papers: If consigning registered animals, please make sure to have your registration papers for entries to turn in at Check-in.
If registration papers are not provided by close of sale, a fee of $20.00 per original registration will be billed or deducted and your consignor check will be held until papers are provided. If registration papers are not received by July 10th, an additional fee of $50 per original registration will be billed or deducted. All consignors with registered animals will have transfer fees deducted on sheep sold. Sale Management will transfer the registration papers to the new owners.

• Show Placing and Sifting: A class list can be found on the back of the entry blank. Classes with over 30 entries will be split by age or weight.
– In breeding stock classes, splits will be made by odd and even lot numbers.
– In wether sire/dam classes, yearling and fall classes will not split, all lamb classes (December – April) will split by weight.
Classes with 15 or more entries have the potential to be partially random drawn. Any unsound, inferior or unacceptable entries in the opinion of the Judge or Sale Classifier or Sifting Designee will be sifted. All decisions by the listed designees are final.

• Weighing Procedures for Wether Sire and Dam (lambs only): All wether sire and dam lambs entered in December through April classes will be required to weigh at designated scale locations and times. Animals must be weighed by the day prior to their breed show. Classes will be split in groups of no more than 30 head by weight for show. Sale order will be set by show results, but will include a column for birth month. Procedure for paperwork and weighing is as follows: 1) Check all paperwork in the FFA Building and receive your paint-brand and showring card. 2) Animals must be paint branded and must have all blankets removed before going though scale. 3) Bring both cards to weigh-in station. Staff will verify paint brand, scrapie tag, ear tag, and record animal weight. 4) Show ring card will be returned to you with weight recorded. 5) Class breaks will be posted before show.

• *FOR BUYERS* Health Papers on Purchases: All animals consigned to the Midwest Sale must be accompanied by official health certificates. After the sale, buyers can obtain health papers on their purchases by coming to the sale check-out area in the FFA building which is located between the Swine and Sheep Barns. Due to new cost for electronic health papers, each buyer outside the state of Missouri will be charged a $5.00 fee at checkout for health paper filing (per buyer, not per animal). At check-out, buyers also receive a list of purchases. Buyers then take the list to the Veterinarians (located in the same room) to receive health papers on their purchases. It is very important that all buyers obtain health papers on their purchases as your respective State Veterinarians receive the sale information.

Plan your Trip to Sedalia, and watch for full entry paperwork in March.

Contact Sale management, Heartland Livestock Services (515) 442-0950 / info@midwestsale.com or Bret Oelke, Managing Partner (218) 770-2428 / bret@midwestsale.com with any questions.

2018 North American International Livestock Exposition Junior Show Results

Southdowns were represented well at the 2018 North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) in Louisville, Kentucky, November 10-14, 2018.

Junior members exhibited in the showring, participated in the skillathon, received scholarships and were highlighted through the futurity. View 2018 futurity results here.

In the junior show, JaLeigh Oldenburg, Mulhall, Oklahoma, took home champion ram honors with Oldenburg 8076. Preston Forsee, Owenton, Kentucky, received reserve champion honors with Fame Forsee R18-30. Champion ewe went to Madelyn, Caroline and Silas Groth, Lexington, Kentucky, with Groth KY7511-1805, who was first champion junior ewe. JaLeigh Oldenburg, won reserve champion ewe with Oldenburg 8082, who first won reserve champion junior ewe.

Additional results in the junior show:
Rams 
Senior Ram Lamb, Preston Forsee, War Eagle Forsee R17-299
January Ram Lamb, Preston Forsee, Fame Forsee R18-30
February Ram Lamb, JaLeigh Oldenburg, Oldenburg 8006
March and After Ram Lamb, JaLeigh Oldenburg, Oldenburg 8076

Ewes
Senior Champion Ewe, Aliva Porter, Ashkum, Illinois, Bowman 1743
Reserve Champion Ewe, JaLeigh Oldenburg, Oldenburg 8076

Futurity Standings

*These points are accurate as of September 1, 2018.

As the summer show season winds down, Junior Futurity points continue to change. Points have been sent in on a total of 61 animals being shown in the four futurity categories. Points will continue to change as the fall shows gear up. Another update will be posted in October with the final points being calculated at the North American International Livestock Exposition in November. The current standings are now posted for review. Download the file here

Expanding Junior Southdown Opportunities

KMW_1577The American Southdown Breeders’ Association recognizes the role Southdowns play in not only the sheep industry but also in the lives of families and youth. Many families choose to incorporate showing Southdowns into their vacations and recreation. Whether it is the slick shearing, the size and disposition, or any other qualities of the Southdown, we are grateful to families for their choice. The Pot ‘O Gold Futurity has grown to include fall ewe lambs, yearling ewes, and market lambs. Other sheep breeds have viewed the futurity’s success and have incorporated it into their programs. Our association desires to continue expanding Southdown opportunities to our juniors.

As a result, the ASBA will be creating a junior coordinator position to assist with this goal. We plan to launch the position beginning in 2019. Any ideas for events, activities, programs, trainings, or demonstrations the membership would like to suggest are welcomed. Feel free to make your suggestions known by contacting the ASBA Office in the next couple of weeks.

Let us hear from you.