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Sheep Hoof & Hook Competition - Secondary Schools Competition

Sheep

The Royal Agricultural Society of NSW Sheep Hoof & Hook competition for secondary schools at Illabo Show provides students with an opportunity to apply husbandry and feeding practices to their sheep and have their results judged on the hook.

By preparing sheep for a market date, students understand the concept of preparation for a show/sale window and how their management processes will assist or prevent the stock being market ready.

Students have the opportunity to examine the fleece and carcase traits of the sheep they have raised and shown and compare with other animals of the same and different breeds at the show.

The 2019 competition will be on the 12th October 2019 at Illabo Showground . The Schedule will be out late August.  Results for 2018 can be seen in the 2018 Results Catalogue.

For more information on this competition contact Nicole Hopkins on  on 0427 245455.