2018 Bendigo Sheep & Wool Show

The 2018 Bendigo Sheep and Wool Show was a great 3 days out with many worthwhile market booths and activities for all to enjoy. There were many fine breeds of sheep on show with stiff competition in the judging arena.

Following the showing of the Wiltshire Horn breed it was time for the Wiltipolls. But before official judging could commence, the  showing floor had be swept by our stewards, which was expertly done (thanks to our President and Secretary/Treasurer).

Ian and Loris (Reavesdale stud in NSW) and Ray Newman (Muskdale stud in VIC) put on an impressive display of their best sheep with both competitors winning different sections of the competition. Ian and Loris took out Champion Ewe and Supreme Wiltipoll while Ray took out the Champion Ram.

Most impressive was hearing the Judge Nick Lawrence using language like “almost perfect sheep” and “best Wiltipoll I’ve seen” for different sheep in the competition keeping the audience well engaged throughout the judging.

We held our AGM in a function room in the pavilion after the showing, with plenty of new ideas being thrown around and more improvements on the way over the next few months.

We will be having our end of year gathering and general meeting in November with details to follow closer to the date.

I hope that your lambing is going well and you have an abundant year ahead.

Warwick Naylor
WSBA President.

2017 Bendigo Sheep & Wool Show

Congratulations to Reavesdale Wiltipoll Stud for their winning sheep at the Australian Sheep and Wool Show! They had some great looking Wiltipolls on display at the annual show held in Bendigo towards the end of July. Results were as follows:

1st – Wiltipoll Ram Under 1 1/2 Years Old
1st – Wiltipoll Ram 1 1/2 To 2 1/2 Years Old
1st & 2nd – Wiltipoll Ewe Under 1 1/2 Years Old
1st – Wiltipoll Ewe 1 1/2 To 2 1/2 Years Old
1st – Group Of 1 Wiltipoll Ram & 2 Wiltipoll Ewes Under 1 1/2 Years
1st – Group Of 1 Wiltipoll Ram & 2 Wiltipoll Ewes Any Age
Champion Wiltipoll Ram
Reserve Champion Wiltipoll Ram
Champion Wiltipoll Ewe
Reserve Champion Wiltipoll Ewe
Most Successful Wiltipoll Exhibitor
Supreme Wiltipoll Exhibit
1st – ASSBA Objective Measurement Class Wilitipoll

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