SHEEP & ALPACA FLEECES J
SHEEP & ALPACA FLEECES J
Proudly sponsored by AAA Woolbuyers Kyneton
Chief Steward: Peter Darby Ph: 5422 3548
Entry Fee: $4 for each exhibit.
Prizes all classes. 1st $5, Ribbon: 2nd $3, Ribbon.
All Fleeces entered are to be skirted and prizes awarded on the following points
1 Trueness of type 10 points
2 Conformity of length 10 points
3 Soundness 10 points
4 Handle 8 points
5 Colour of bloom 6 points
6 Character 10 points
7 Density 6 points
8 Evenness 10 points
9 Clean Fleece weight 30 points
Classes 9-12 inclusive - Lamb and Weaner classes:
No points to be awarded for weight. Maximum points will be 70.
All exhibits to be in Stewards’ hands by 5pm on Wednesday November 17th. Steward will be in attendance at Showground’s to receive fleeces all day Wednesday November 14th.
Judging, Friday November 16th.
The Wool must be of bulk quality mentioned in each Class.
The Judge shall have the power to transfer any Fleece wrongly classed.
Fleeces with more than 13 months growth, or a Ram’s Fleece (excepting ram’s Classes), may be disqualified at the discretion of the Judge.
All exhibits must be shorn from sheep that have been the property of the Exhibitor.
Exhibitors may enter as many Fleeces as desired in any class.
The Society suggests that exhibitors fold a wool cap or bag around each exhibit with owner’s name and number of Class in which it is entered.
Class 1 Ultra Fine Merino 16.5 micron and finer
Class 2 Superfine Merino 16.5 to 19 micron (18.9 to be concise)
Class 3 Fine Merino 19 to 20 micron
Class 4 Medium Merino 21- 22 micron
Class 5 Fine Crossbred 26, 27 & 28 micron
Class 6 Medium Crossbred 30 Micron
Class 7 Strong Crossbred 31 micron and stronger
Class 8 Sample of Merino Lambs Wool 18 to 21 micron
Class 9 Sample of Crossbred Lambs Wool 27 to 30 micron
Class 10 Fine Merino Weaner 16 to 20 microns
Class 11 Best Merino Ram’s Fleece. Fine, Medium or Strong
Black and Coloured Fleeces
Class 14 Fine Wool Fleece 21 micron and finer
Class 15 Medium Wool Fleece 22 to 26 micron
Class 16 Strong Wool Fleece 27 to 30 micron
Class 17 Best Black and Coloured Rams Fleece. Fine, Medium, Strong or Rug wool.
Class 19 Best Huacaya Fleece
Class 20 Best Suri Fleece
Class 21 Best Cria Fleece
Richard Dixon Memorial Trophy Sponsored by AAA Woolbuyers Kyneton
To be awarded for Best fleece - Merino Wool. Classes 1, 2, and 3.
M.B. O’Sullivan Memorial Trophy Sponsored by the O’Sullivan Family to be awarded to Best Medium Merino Fleece Medium , Class 4
Prize for best Crossbred Fleece donated by AAA Woolbuyers Kyneton
Classes 6, 7 & 8.
Best Pair Merino Fleeces
“Eilan Donan” Perpetual Trophy has been donated by Messrs H and I MacRae of “Eilan Donan”, Elphinstone, and is to be competed for annually, and awarded for the Best Pair of Merino Fleeces, property of one owner, eligible for and entered in one of the following Classes 1,2,3 and 4. Prizes to be awarded for (a) evenness of pair, (b) value per kilo., (c) general excellence.
Best Lamb Fleece – sponsored by Vereker Bros. Smash Repairs Pty Ltd
Best Weaner Fleece – sponsored by Pritchard & Dettman CRT Kyneton