Whakarongo School Agricultural Day
Lamb Rearing Competition
Lambing Dates: Born between 1st July and 15th September
Classes: A student may only exhibit one lamb
Junior Category: New Entrant to Year 4
Senior Category: Year 5 to Year 8.
All feeding and handling of animals must be done by the students themselves.
Lambs should be presented for judging in natural condition at both school and Manawatu/Oroua Division Championship Day. Lambs may be presented with or without their tails.
Lambs should be free from disease and clean about the mouth, crutch and feet.
Students should be encouraged to present themselves in a neatly dressed manner. Appropriate enclosed footwear is to be worn, preferably not gumboots.
Lamb competitions are divided into three classes:
Calf Rearing Competition
Diary Guidelines for Students at School
How you got your pet
It’s needs-food, shelter, care and attention
Personality of pet
Your feelings towards your pet
Time spent with your pet
Your pet’s future after pet day
Frequent entries – observation, changes in our pet’s behaviour etc
Samples e.g. grasses