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2012 Hamilton Sheepvention

Judge of the Texel section at the 2012 Hamilton Sheepvention on August 6 was Peter Hood, Plainview, Pittsworth, QLD.

Major awards were:

Champion ram
Mertex

Reserve champion ram
Laani

Champion ewe
Tullamore Park

Reserve champion ewe
Mertex

Breeders group
Mertex

Most successful exhibitor
Tullamore Park

The interbreed competition then followed with the judge being Andrew Frick, Gypsum Hill, Padthaway, SA.

The Mertex champion Texel ram finished second; the Tullamore Park champion Texel ewe was third; while the Mertex breeders group of one ram and two ewes was interbreed champion group.

Detailed awards were:

Ram over 1 ½ years – shorn
Tullamore Park, 1; Cypress Park, 2.

Ram under 1 ½ years – shorn
Mertex, 1 and 4; Tullamore Park, 2 and 5; Glenarbian, 3.

Ram under 1 ½ years – in wool
Mertex, 1 and champion and 3 and 4; Laani, 2 and reserve champion; Glenarbian, 5.

Ram born after 1st Aug, showing milk teeth, shorn
Tullamore Park, 1; Glenarbian, 2; Mertex, 3; Cypress Park, 4; Laani, 5.

Pair rams under 1 ½ years – shorn
Tullamore Park, 1; Glenarbian, 2; Mertex, 3.

Ram lamb born after 1st April, unshorn & untrimmed
Laani, 1; Tullamore Park, 2.

Ewe over 1 ½ years – shorn
Tullamore Park, 1; Laani, 2.

Ewe under 1 ½ years – shorn
Mertex, 1 and 4; Tullamore Park, 2 and 3; Glenarbian, 5.

Ewe under 1 ½ years – in wool
Mertex, 1 and reserve champion and 3; Summit Park, 2; Tullamore Park, 4.

Ewe born after 1st Aug, showing milk teeth, shorn
Tullamore Park, 1 and champion; Glenarbian, 2; Laani, 3.

Pair ewes under 1 ½ years – shorn
Tullamore Park, 1; Summit Park, 2; Glenarbian, 3.

Ewe lamb born after 1st April, unshorn & untrimmed
Tullamore Park, 1.

Group of one ram and two ewes – any age
Mertex, 1.