Quantity of meat sheep in the Sheep Pavilion at the Tenterfield Show may have been down on Saturday but quality was high with both prime lamb and Dorpers being judged on the day.
Prime lamb judge David Friend from Warwick said the market these days is chasing heavy lambs weighing 55 kilograms plus, with the export market strong.
Glen Innes lamb producer Neville Campbell took out the class for Champion Prime Lamb Held by an Exhibitor, for an animal which exhibits the most desirable qualities for the present prime lamb trade (any breed or cross). The Tenterfield High School entry, held by Kurt Griffiths, was awarded Reserve Champion.
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