Ectofly Sheep Show at the Connacht Spring Show 2013
Sheep Shearing at the Connacht Spring Show 2013
This year we are running the 5th sheep shearing competition, and it is our 3rd year at the excellent venue, Ballinrobe race course. The competition is on Saturday, 18th of May for the Connacht Confined commencing at 1 p.m. and on Sunday 19th of May commencing at 8.30 a.m.
All grades catered for including Connacht Open, Intermediate, Senior and Open; Hand shearing open and senior competitions and again this year we will host the local national and international competitions with the world record holder Ivan Scott hoping to retain his title as Connacht Champion. Ivan holds the current world record for shearing 744 lambs in a 9 hour day. We will also have All Ireland hand shearer, Peter Heraty taking part on both days, putting it up to former All Ireland greats Patrick Kerrigan, Seamus Joyce, Patrick Moran, Dan Kelleher and Sean O’Sullivan and former national title holder, Tom Halloran.
Please click on the link below for the relevant entry form:
Also for the first time at the Connacht Spring Show we are holding the Ectofly open sheep show with 11 different breeds of sheep, 6 different categories in each breed and Champion and Reserve Champion prizes in each breed and two classes of commercials, all being sponsored by Bimeda Veterinary.
On the day, at the show you can speak to local wool merchant representative, from Connacht Wool, Tuam, Co Galway
To download a full list of this years sheep show classes please click here: Sheep Show Classes 2013
To download an entry form click here: Ectofly Sheep Show Entry Form 2013
For further information or queries contact: Paddy 087 243 9760
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