Show & Sale of Ewe Hoggs
23rd November 2021
Ewe hogg entries sought for NSA Scotsheep 2022 show and sale
Entries are now being accepted for the multi-breed show and sale of pairs of ewe hoggs which will feature at NSA Scotsheep 2022.
The biennial event, organised by the Scottish region of the National Sheep Association, with Virgin Money as major sponsor, will be held on the new date of Wednesday June 1, t Robert and Hazel McNee’s Over Finlarg unit, Tealing, Dundee.
It’s set to attract a strong line-up of ewe hoggs born in 2021 from well-known breeders across the country.
Nine classes will be on offer for Bluefaced Leicester, Mules, North Country Cheviot, Blackface, Suffolk, Texel, any other native breed, any other continental breed and any other cross breed, with both MV accredited and non-accredited sheep eligible for sale.
Closing date for the entries is Friday, May 6 and an entry fee of £25 per pair (plus VAT) should be made payable to NSA Scotsheep. One entry ticket to the event will be supplied per exhibitor and further exhibitor entry tickets can be purchased for £8.33 (plus VAT).
Sheep entered for the sale must be penned before 7pm on Tuesday May 30 or by 7am on Thursday, June 1, to allow judging to take place within pens at 9am on the day of the event.
The judge for the pre-sale show is United Auctions’ retired sheep auctioneer and sales director Matt Stevenson, Gargunnock, Stirling.
Prize money per class includes £50 for first prize, £25 for second and £10 for third, with the overall champion attracting an additional cash prize of £100.
All sheep entered for the show must be offered for sale which will be conducted by United Auctions at 4pm. If sheep cannot be uplifted by purchasers on the day, it is hoped that arrangements can be made for buyers to collect their purchases from the premises of the vendor within 14 days.
The schedule and entry forms can be downloaded below or are available from Euan Emslie, NSA Scotsheep 2022 organiser, who can be contacted on 07729 346135 or [email protected] or United Auctions on 01786 473055 or [email protected]