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General Rules and Entry Form published in Schedule of Prizes now available from Secretary
sheepbwsheep_eating_grassSecretary: Mrs. L. Hutchinson, Valley Farm, Stainmore Road, Bowes, Barnard Castle, DL12 9RH Tel: 01833 628252

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SHEEP SECTION

Sheepy
Secretary: Mrs. L. Hutchinson, Valley Farm, Stainmore Road, Bowes, Barnard Castle
DL12 9RH
Tel: 01833 628252

SHEEP JUDGES

Blue Faced Leicester:            TBA
Mule:                                      TBA
Texel:                                     TBA
Zwartble:                               TBA
Herdwick:                              TBA
Any Other Terminal Breed:   TBA
Swaledale                             TBA
Referee:                               TBA

 Judging will start at 10.00am and will recommence after lunch at 2.00pm prompt.
All exhibitors to be on the field by 9.30am
Prizes: 1st £10, 2nd £6, 3rd £4 in all classes, unless otherwise stated
4th prize of £2.00 to be awarded in classes with 10 or more entries.
Entry fee: £2.00

Local classes shall be confined to exhibitors residing in the parishes of Bowes, Gilmonby, Scargill, Boldron, Lartington, Cotherstone, Hunderthwaite, Hope, and Startforth.
All MV accredited sheep will be penned separately.
All sheep to be accompanied by movement licenses to and from the show field.
Showfield Holding Number: 12/692/8000.
Please note rule 2 and rule 8.


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BLUE FACED LEICESTER

Judge: To be confirmed.

S1. AGED OR SHEARLING RAM Prize money kindly donated by Farmsure at Henderson Insurance Brokers
S2. RAM LAMB  Bridgedale Nutrition Ltd has kindly donated a mineral bucket as first prize.
S3. EWE or GIMMER SHEARLING
Prize money kindly donated by Penrith Farmers & Kidds Plc.
S4. GIMMER LAMB  Prize money kindly donated by Penrith Farmers & Kidds Plc.
S5. BEST PAIR, MALE OR FEMALE, shown as a pair. Prize money kindly donated by J Warren ABP .

CHAMPIONSHIP. The Teesdale Mercury Ltd Perpetual Challenge Cup to be held by the winner for one year only, the Blue Faced Leicester Sheep Breeders Association Rosette and £20.00 kindly donated by NFU Mutual Office, Barnard Castle.
Please note Special Sheep classes
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MULES

Judge: To be confirmed.

S7. ONE MULE EWE OR SHEARLING
S8. ONE MULE GIMMER LAMB 1st Prize £20.00 voucher kindly donated by Bridgedales Nutrition.
S9. TWO MULE GIMMER LAMBS
S10. FIVE MULE GIMMER LAMBS  The J. Luck Cup to be held by the
winner for one year only.

CHAMPIONSHIP  The A. Raine Cup to be held by the winner for one
year only and £20.00 kindly donated by NFU Mutual Office, Barnard Castle.
Please note Special Sheep classes.

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TEXELS

Judge: To be confirmed

S11. AGED RAM  Prize money kindly donated by Harrison & Hetherington Ltd.

S12.  SHEARLING RAM Bridgedales Nutrition have kindly donated a mineral bucket as 1st Prize.

S13. RAM LAMB   Prize money kindly donated by Harrison & Hetherington.

S14. EWE  Prize money kindly donated by Dugdale Nutrition Ltd, Clitheroe.

S15. GIMMER SHEARLING The RL Close Memorial Cup to be held by the winner for one year only. Prize money kindly donated by M Close, Hay & Straw Merchant.

S16. GIMMER LAMB Prize money kindly donated by D & A Armstrong Ltd, Agric. Engineers.

S17. PAIR OF GIMMER LAMBS

S18. RAM LAMB AND GIMMER LAMB

S19. GROUP CONTAINING ONE MALE AND TWO FEMALES Prize money kindly donated by NatWest Bank.

S20. AGED OR SHEARLING RAM (LOCAL EXHIBITORS) 1st prize winners debarred.

Prize money kindly donated by Middleton Forge Ltd.

S21. RAM LAMB (LOCAL EXHIBITORS) 1st prize winners debarred.  Prize money kindly donated by S & A Ltd.

S22. EWE OR GIMMER SHEARLING (LOCAL EXHIBITORS) 1st prize winners debarred.  Prize money kindly donated by W A Grice, Haulage Contractor.

S23. GIMMER LAMB (LOCAL EXHIBITORS) 1st prize winners debarred. Prize money kindly donated by D & A Armstrong Ltd, Agric. Engineers.

CHAMPIONSHIP. The Farm & Rural Marketing Trophy to be held by the winner for one year only, the Texel Society Rosette and £20.00 kindly donated by NFU Mutual Office, Barnard Castle.

LOCAL CHAMPIONSHIP. The Barnard Castle Auction Mart Cup to be held by the winner for one year only and a bag of coal kindly donated by Middleton Coal Depot.

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ZWARTBLES

Judge: To be confirmed

S24. AGED OR SHEARLING RAM  Prize money kindly donated by J Warren ABP.

S25. RAM LAMB 

S26. EWE 

S27. GIMMER SHEARLING Prize money kindly donated by NatWest Bank.

S28. GIMMER LAMB

S29. PAIR OF GIMMER LAMBS

S30. MALE AND FEMALE ANY AGE

S31. GROUP OF THREE, CONTAINING ONE MALE AND TWO FEMALES

CHAMPIONSHIP The Middleton Coal Depot Cup to be held by the winner for one year only, the Zwartbles Society Rosette and £20.00 kindly donated by NFU Mutual Office, Barnard Castle.

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ANY OTHER TERMINAL BREED

Judge: TBA.

S32. AGED OR SHEARLING RAM

S33. RAM LAMB

S34. EWE OR GIMMER SHEARLING

S35. GIMMER LAMB

S36. GROUP OF THREE, CONTAINING ONE MALE AND TWO FEMALES

ANY OTHER BREED CHAMPIONSHIP. The J L & H M Thwaite Perpetual Challenge Cup to be held by the winner for one year only and £20.00 kindly donated by NFU Office, Barnard Castle.

TERMINAL BREEDS CHAMPIONSHIP. Eligible winners or highest places exhibitors of any terminal breed (male or female) are invited to compete to hold the JR & M Richardson Challenge Cup for one year only. 

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HERDWICK

Judge: To be confirmed

S37. AGED RAM Prize money kindly donated by Route 66 Koi.

S38. SHEARLING RAM Prize money kindly donated by Route 66 Koi.

S39. RAM LAMB Prize money kindly donated by Mrs Ann Hughes.

S40. EWE

S41. GIMMER SHEARLING Prize money kindly donated by Glen & Kath Race.

S42. GIMMER LAMB Prize money kindly donated by Mrs Jo Guy.

S43. PAIR OF GIMMER LAMBS

S44. RAM LAMB AND GIMMER LAMB

S45. GROUP OF THREE, CONTAINING ONE MALE AND TWO FEMALES

CHAMPIONSHIP The Herdwick Champion Cup to be held by the winner for one year only and £20.00 kindly donated by Mrs I Baker.


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SWALEDALES & JACOBS

JACOB

Judge: To be confirmed

To be shown under Jacob Sheep Society Rules

S46. SHEARLING RAM

S47. AGED RAM

S48. RAM LAMB

S49. EWE

S50. GIMMER SHEALRING

S51. GIMMER LAMB

CHAMPIONSHIP The winner to receive the Jacob Sheep Society Rosette.

 

                                                  SWALEDALE   

                                                  Judge: To be confirmed

S52. SHEARLING RAM The Swaledale Challenge Cup, kindly given by Lord Barnard, past president of the Swaledale Breeder’s Association, to be held by the winner for one year only.  Exhibits to be bred and shown by a registered member of the Swaledale Breeders Association.

S53.  AGED RAM Exhibit to have been used as stock ram in the flock in 2016. Winner to receive a Shepherd’s Crook kindly given by Addison & Co. Chartered Accountants, Barnard Castle.

S54.  RAM LAMB The GW Foster Memorial Cup to be held by the winner for one year only. Prize money kindly donated by Eden Farm Supplies.

S55. PAIR OF RAM LAMBS Prize money kindly donated by JT Atkinson Builders Merchants.

S56. EWE, to have reared a lamb in 2016. Prize money kindly donated by Mr A Yew (Bowes Moor Estate)

S57. GIMMER SHEARLING The Yorkshire Post Trophy, presented to Bowes Show in memory of Dick Addison and his contribution to ‘The Year Round’, to be held by the winner for one year only.  Prizes kindly donated by Carrs Billington (Agriculture) Ltd.

S58. PAIR OF GIMMER SHEARLINGS The Norman Fields Tankard to be held by the winner  for one year only.  Prize money kindly donated by S & A Ltd.

S59. GIMMER LAMB. Prizes kindly donated by Phillip Holden (Rural).

S60. PAIR OF GIMMER LAMBS The E Dixon Memorial Challenge Cup to be held by the winner for one year only. 1st prize kindly donated by Mr R. Dixon.

S61.  RAM LAMB AND GIMMER LAMB Prize money kindly donated by W A Grice, Haulage Contractor.

S62. GROUP OF THREE, CONTAINING ONE MALE AND TWO FEMALES The R.D. Kearton and Sons Challenge Cup to be held by the winner for one year only.

S63.  BEST MALE OR FEMALE, to have been shown, but not to have won a prize.  Prize money kindly donated by NatWest Bank

LOCAL CHAMPION, MALE OR FEMALE  The Carrs Billington Trophy to be held by the winner for one year only together with a bag of coal kindly donated by Middleton Coal Depot.

MALE CHAMPION  The J R Hillery Cup to be held by the winner for one year only

FEMALE CHAMPION The L. Guy Memorial Challenge Cup to be held by the winner for one year only, the winner will also receive £10 kindly donated by Mr. G. Guy.

OVERALL CHAMPION The William Wilkinson Memorial Challenge Cup to be held by the winner for one year only.  The winner will also be awarded the Swaledale Sheep Breeders Association Rosette and £20.00 kindly donated by NFU Mutual Office, Barnard Castle.

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Overall Champion Sheep

CHAMPION LOCAL SHEEP ON THE FIELD any breed or cross. The T. Swinbank Memorial Cup to be held by the winner for one year only together with a £20.00 voucher kindly donated by Bridgedales Nutrition Ltd.

CHAMPION SHEEP ON THE FIELD any breed or cross to be judged on a points basis by one judge from each sheep breed section. The Novartis Animal Health Cup to be held by the winner for one year (to be won 4 times in all), together with 2 bags of coal kindly donated by Middleton Coal Depot and £30.00 kindly donated by NFU Mutual Office, Barnard Castle.


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YOUNG HANDLER’S CLASSES

Referee Judge: To be confirmed

Prizes: 1st, £10.00, 2nd, £6.00, 3rd, £4.00, 4th, £3.00, 5th, £2.00 and £1.00 for all other exhibitors.

S64. BEST YOUNG HANDLER, to be aged under 10 years on show day, showing either a GIMMER LAMB or RAM LAMB (any breed or cross) for breeding purposes. NatWest Bank has kindly donated towards this class and rosettes will be given to all exhibitors.

S65. BEST YOUNG HANDLER, to be aged 10 years to 16 years on show day, showing either  a GIMMER LAMB or RAM LAMB (any breed or cross) for breeding purposes. Rosettes will be given to all exhibitors. Prize money kindly donated by Farmsure at Henderson Insurance Brokers.

CHAMPION YOUNG HANDLER. Winner to hold Bowes Show trophy for one year only.

CHAMPION YOUNG HANDLER (LOCAL). Winner to hold Bowes Show trophy for one year only.

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HAY SECTION

Referee Judge: TBA.
Prizes: 1st, £5.00; 2nd, £3.00; 3rd, £2.00.
4th prize of £1.00 to be awarded in classes with 10 or more entries. Entry Fee: £1
Exhibits to be judged and displayed outside the industrial marquee.

F1. BEST BUNDLE OF SEED HAY Prize money kindly donated by M. J. Close, Hay & Straw Merchant.

F2. BEST BUNDLE OF OLD LAND HAY Prize money kindly donated by M. J. Close, Hay & Straw Merchant.

CHAMPION HAY The L Cooper Memorial Perpetual Challenge Cup to be held by the winner for one year only.

DOGS SECTION

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