Lamb Show and Judging
The Lamb Show and Judging have been an integral part of the Linn County Lamb & Wool Fair since its beginning in 1935. The 2013 show, on Sunday, May 19th, is open to all sheep growers and the youth in Oregon. Registration begins at 8am on Sunday at the Lamb Show Arena (Big Red Pavilion). The show and judging will take place beginning at 9:30am.Health Regulations
1. The Linn County Lamb & Wool Fair will have a Veterinarian check all lambs unloaded at the fairgrounds.
2. No lambs with sore mouth or foot rot will be allowed to show. All lambs out of state must have health papers upon arriving at this show.
* Meat Type Lamb Classes
Class 1- Purebred Ewe Lamb
Class 2- X-Bred Ewe Lamb
Class 3- Pair of Meat type Ewe Lambs
* Wool Type Lamb Classes
Class 4- Wool Type Ewe Lamb
Class 5- Pair of Wool Type Ewe LambsMarket Classes
Class 6- Market Lamb
(Sheep will be divided into Market & Feeder classes according to number of entries and eight)
Class 7- Pair of Market Lambs (owned by same exhibitor)Special Lamb Classes
Class 8- Pen of 3 (may be a combination of breeding and market lambs and must be owned by the same exhibitor).
Class 9- Club or Chapter Flock (minimum of 5 animals--- shown by 3 or more members).
Class 10- Bottle-feeding Contest (Please provide your own milk and bottle).
Class 11- Dress up your lamb contest.
Class 12- Pee Wee Showmanship
Class 13- Senior (showing at least 2nd year) 10th thru 12th grade
Class 14- Intermediate (showing at least 2nd year) 7th thru 9th grade
Class 15- Junior (showing at least 2nd year) thru 6th grade
Class 16- Novice (first year showing) regardless of age.
The top 2 from classes 13-15 will return for the Champion Showmanship RoundLamb Show Rules
1. Exhibitors must show their own animals in all classes (exhibitor may have help for multiple entries in one class).
2. Market Lambs may show in that class only: ewe lambs may not
be shown in both Ewe and Market Classes.
3. Any lamb that is exhibiting signs of illness (including soremouth & club lam fungus) will not be allowed in the show, so if your lamb is experiencing one of these things, please be considerate of others and leave them at home.