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Lamb Competition Entries


Please note that this competition is for LAMBS only this year.


Whakarongo School Agricultural Day

Lamb Competition Information & Online Entries


Please see below for Lamb Rearing Competition Information.  

Please see the bottom of this page for printable versions of the competition information.



LAMB REARING COMPETITION

(Guidelines from Manawatu/Oroua Division-Boys and Girls Agricultural Club)


Lambing Dates:   Born between 1st July and 15 September


Classes:                    A student may only exhibit one lamb

Junior Category – New Entrant to Year 4

Senior Category – Year 5 to Year 8.


Notes:


  1. All feeding and handling of animals must be done by the students themselves.

  2. Lambs should be presented for judging in natural condition at both school and Manawatu/Oroua Division Championship Day.

  3. Lambs should be free from disease and clean about the mouth, crutch and feet.

  4. Students should be encouraged to present themselves in a neatly dressed manner.  Appropriate enclosed footwear is to be worn.  


Judging:


Lamb competitions are divided into three classes:

  • Leading

  • Calling

  • Care and Attention.


a) Leading

Lambs should be paraded around in a ring in a clockwise direction with the student leading from the left-hand side of the lamb.  


b) Calling


Students should be able to call their lamb from a distance of approximately 4 metres.  


c) Care and Attention


Brushing all over is important.  A docked lamb is preferred to a long-tailed one (Washing or clipping lambs is not allowed).



DIARY GUIDELINES FOR STUDENTS AT SCHOOLS




Your Diary should:

  • Have an inside cover page
  • Be informative
  • Have a balance of pictorial information and written work
  • Have an attractive front cover

    Presentation:
    • Written information to be done neatly (computer okay)
    • Bold and clear headings
    • Neat attractive borders
    • Captions
    • Balances layouts
    • Colourful and eye catching
    • Consistency and flow throughout the diary
    Written Content:
    • Contents page
    • How you got your pet
    • It’s needs-food, shelter, care and attention
    • Personality of pet
    • Unusual/funny habits
    • Regular routines
    • Your feelings towards your pet
    • Time spent with your pet
    • Your pet’s future after pet day
    • Glossary
    • Frequent entries – observation, changes in our pet’s behaviour etc
    Pictorial Content:
    • Photos
    • Pictures
    • Sketches
    • Info graphics
    • Flow charts
    • Graphs
    • Samples e.g. grasses
    • Cartoons
    Most of all remember to have fun writing about your pet.

    Ag Day: Lamb & Calf Entry Form 2018




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    Ana Matangi,
    Aug 26, 2018, 4:08 PM
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    Ana Matangi,
    Aug 26, 2018, 4:08 PM
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