Jasper County

extension news notice

Purdue Extension: Expert Resources for COVID-19


February 9, 2021


Revised Online 2.9.2021

Superintendent:  Jim Lanoue  219-866-5970


The educational 4-H sheep program and related activities (such as workshops and tours) provide youth with a fun and hands-on learning experience which develops both sheep subject skills (such as nutrition, housing, and health care) and life skills (such as responsibility, decision-making, nurturing, and communications) under the direction of caring adults.

Sheep show order is Hampshire, Cheviot, Crossbred/Commercial, Montadale, Shetland, Katahdin, Suffolk, Southdown, Natural Color, Dorset, Columbia, Shropshire, Tunis, North Country Cheviot, Oxford

Project Rules:

REFERENCE MANUAL: Sheep Resource Handbook Ohio State University (4-H 194R). Each grade will have its own record sheet. Each family will have a shared Reference Manual to keep throughout their 4-H Sheep competition years.

Breeding Lamb Classes (for purebred sheep)

Breeding Yearling Ewe Classes  (for purebred sheep)

Commercial Breeding Classes - Classes are shown by weight. (Same as Market classes)

Breeding Classes Awards

Breed Champion Ewe & Reserve Champion                                                 Champion Pen of Two Ewes & Reserve Champion

Supreme Ewe & Reserve Supreme                                                                 Supreme Pen of Two Ewes & Reserve Supreme

Market Lamb Classes (Will be shown by breed and weight)

Market Lamb Awards                     

* Breed Champion Market Lamb & Reserve Champion

* Grand Champion Market Lamb *(Cliff Morrical Award)

* Reserve Grand Champion Market Lamb

Showmanship Classes

Beginner *(Brock Bozell Award) - Junior *(Brian Brandenburg Award) - Intermediate - Senior - Champion of Champions



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