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The MANX LOAGHTAN SHEEP BREEDERS’ GROUP
Annual Show 2020
hosted by the Royal Three Counties Show, Malvern,
during the National Rare and Minority Breeds Show, Sunday 14th June 2020
Judge: Jeff Clarke
Steward: John Hedges
CLASSES to be entered directly to the Three Counties (when entries open)
X176 Senior Ram. 2 years and over.
X177 Ram Shearling.
X178 Ram Lamb.
X179 Senior Ewe. 2 years old or older and must have reared lambs in 2020
X180 Ewe Shearling.
X181 Ewe Lamb.
X182 Group of three, comprising ram, ewe and lamb.
XS42 CHAMPION. £35 and Rosette for Champion, £15 and Rosette for Reserve, kindly sponsored by the RBST. TCAS Rosettes for Champion and Reserve.
CLASSES to be entered on the show day:
XS43 BEST VETERAN EWE (5 years or older, must have reared lambs in the past but into specifically this year).
XS44 WOOL ON THE HOOF.
XS45 MOST PRIMITIVE SHEEP (a single showing the diversity of the breed and holding the most ‘primitive’ characteristics, such as coarseness or colour of fleeces, mane, deer like structure).
XS46 DIVERSITY CLASS. Pen of 3 to 5 sheep showing the greatest genetic diversity.
The Steriopulos Trophy and the Weald and Downland Museum Singleton Cup to the Breed Champion
The Cassie Cup to the Reserve Breed Champion
The Webbs Green Cup to the Best Ram
The Rosanvoe Crystal Bowl for the Best Ewe
Rosanvoe Shield to the Best Group of Three
Alastair Dymond Cup for the most genetically diverse Group of 3 to 5 sheep
Sheelagh Holmes Trophy for the most Primitive Animal
There will also be competitions for Fleeces, Photography and Crafts. Entries on the day.
Craft Competition classes:
Class 1: Garment: Finished garment, using Manx Loaghtan wool by any method
Class 2: Toy: An item made using Manx Loaghtan fleece, wool, horn or hide
Class 3: Open Class (could include novelty, household or utility item) made using Manx Loaghtan fleece, wool, horn or hide
Photography Competition classes:
Class 1: Portrait of one Manx Loaghtan sheep
Class 2: Manx Loaghtan sheep in a natural setting
Class 3: Manx Loaghtan action photo
Class 4: Amusing photo of Manx Loaghtan sheep (with or without owners/breeders)
SOCIAL EVENT on Saturday night to be announced later