67th Hay Sheep Show results | Photos, video

67th Hay Sheep Show Results | Photos, video


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Jack McRae, Oakbank stud, St Arnaud with supreme exhibit sashed by Ian Lugsdin, Hay

Jack McRae, Oakbank stud, St Arnaud with supreme exhibit sashed by Ian Lugsdin, Hay

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The 67th annual Hay Sheep Show held in the Norm Smith Pavilion at the Hay Showgrounds attracted many of the best stud and commercial Merino sheep in the south.

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The 67th annual Hay Sheep Show held in the Norm Smith Pavilion at the Hay Showgrounds attracted many of the best stud and commercial Merino sheep in the south.

President of the Hay Sheep Show committee, Ian Lugsdin paid tribute to Merino breeders who continued to present their sheep for assessment by their peers and the general public.

Sheep from Victoria, SA, the Monaro, southwest slopes, mid-west NSW, and the Riverina making it one of leading exhibitions of Merino sheep in the country.

Judges were:

Strong wool, March shorn – Kim Henderson, Grogansworth, Bowning

Medium wool March shorn – John Bensley, Stillbrook Poll Merinos, Laggan

Flock and unhoused – Angus Carter, Landmark, Armidale

Long wool – Wal Merriman, Merryville stud, Boorowa

Associate judge – Will Nadin, Warren 

Associate judge – Felicity Brumpton, Jolly Jumbuck stud, Mitchell

Associate judge – Lachy Watkins, Hillston

Jonathan Dalla - world champion blade shearer

Jonathan Dalla - world champion blade shearer

Show results in the housed stud section:

The ‘Riverina Wool Australia’ Champion Hogget Merino ram – Collinsville, Burra, SA

The ‘Riverina Wool Australia’ Champion NSW Hogget Merino ram – Borambil, Corowa

The ‘Riverina Wool Australia’ Champion Victorian Hogget Merino ram – Terrick West, Prairie, Victoria

The ‘Tapper Agri Services/Landmark’ Champion Hogget Merino ewe – White River, Minnipa, SA

Supreme Exhibit – ram shown by Oakbank, Victoria, awarded the Bill Lamb Perpetual Trophy

Grand Champion ram – Oakbank, Vic awarded Bob and Anne Rollinson Perpetual Trophy

Grand Champion ewe – East Bungaree, Clare, SA, awarded The Descendants of Charles Mills Uardry Perpetual Trophy

Group of five – Oakbank, St Arnaud awarded the Neilson Mills Memorial Trophy 

Pen of three rams – Oakbank, St Arnaud awarded Dick Circuitt Memorial Trophy

Champion medium wool ewe – Oakbank, St Arnaud, awarded Clipex Trophy

Champion medium wool ram – Oakbank, St Arnaud, awarded Sheepo Shearing Trophy

Champion strong wool ewe – East Bungaree, Clare, SA, awarded Shearwell Trophy

Champion strong wool ram – Mulloorie, SA, awarded Tom Davies Memorial Trophy

Champion March-shorn ewe – Willandra, Jerilderie

Champion March shorn strong wool ewe – White River, Minnipa, SA

Champion March shorn medium wool ewe – Willandra, Jerilderie

Elders Champion March shorn ram – Collinsville, SA

Champion March shorn strong wool ram – Collinsville, SA

Champion March shorn medium wool ram – Poll Boonoke, Conargo

Andrew Lockhart Memorial Trophy for most successful exhibitor in stud section – Willandra, Jerilderie

Show results in the unhoused stud section:

Pen of five ewes – Woodpark Poll, Hay awarded the Poogonook Trophy

Single unhoused ewe – Woodpark Poll, Hay awarded the Willshire Association Trophy

Single unhoused ewe – Woodpark Poll, Hay awarded Meggs Transport Trophy

Champion unhoused ewe – Woodpark Poll, Hay, awarded Gavin Johnston Snr Memorial Trophy

Single unhoused ram – Glendonald, Nhill, Victoria awarded O’Briens Fertilizers Trophy

Most successful exhibitor in unhoused – Woodpark Poll, Hay awarded Fox and Lillee Special prize

Show results in the flock section:

Pen of five Merino ewe weaners – Baronlonga, Weethalle, awarded Pat Thomas Memorial Trophy and Ancare Prize

Pen of five medium wool Merino ewes – Croidon, Hay awarded Pooginook Trophy

Pen of five strong wool Merino ewes – Innisfail, Weethalle, awarded Hay Merino Breeders Trophy and Bayer Prize

Pen of five Merino ewes – Piney Range, Walbundrie, awarded the Basil Clapham Memorial Trophy

Best two ewes – Piney Range, Walbundrie awarded Les Milliken Memorial Trophy

Champion pen ewe hoggets, – Innisfail, Weethalle, awarded the Mungadal Trophy

Supreme champion pen of flock ewes – Innisfail, Weethalle

Champion ewe hogget – Croidon, Hay, awarded the Geoff Norman Memorial Trophy

Champion flock ewe –  Piney Range, Walbundrie awarded the Sandy Circuitt and family Perpetual Trophy

The Hay Merino Breeders Inc., pen of five Merino ewes – Burrabogie, Hay, awarded the John Storey Perpetual Trophy

Most successful exhibitor in the flock section – Innisfail, Weethalle awarded the Rodwells and Co Special Prize.

Results for associated events:

Junior judging – 1st, Angus Campbell, 2nd, Tom Lilburn, 3rd, Heidi Stephens. Winner awarded the Don McNeil Memorial Trophy.

Under 15s junior judging – 1st, Prue Rutledge, 2nd, Grace Routley 

Ian Munro Memorial Blade Shearing – 1st, Andrew Murray, 2nd, Robert Harding, Shannon Mitchell. Encouragement award, Tom Lilburn

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