TN JUNIOR SHEEP PRODUCERS TO HAVE FLEECE SHOW
again be a fleece show for 4-H and FFA members at the
2018 Tennessee Junior Sheep Exposition. There will be a
class for each breed of sheep which has at least three
fleeces entered. There will also be a class for fleeces
from crossbred sheep. Breeds which have fewer than three
entries will be in an “Other Breeds” class. Members may
enter two fleeces in each breed class. Each fleece must
be from a ewe greater than one year of age. The ewe
must have been a part of the exhibitor’s home flock.
Each fleece must be rolled and tied with paper or cotton
twine or displayed in a clear plastic bag. Cash awards
will be provided in each class as well as awards for the
champion and reserve champion overall
this activity are to increase awareness of the
importance of wool, encourage producers to shear and
package wool properly, help youth identify the desirable
characteristics of a wool fleece, and to recognize
young people for producing a quality product.
For additional information, contact
Ben Powell, 4233B Poplar Hill Road, Watertown, TN 37184;
telephone 615-237-0300, or e-mail email@example.com.
WILL BE RECEIVED AT EXPO FROM 8:00 A.M. TO 12:00 NOON
ON FRIDAY, JULY 6. AT THE HYDER BURKS ARENA.