For the 2019 FBD National Livestock Show, the sheep section will have 14 breeds involved including the Texel, Vendeen, Suffolk, Charolais Rouge de l'Ouest, Galway, Beltex, Welsh Lleyn, Jacob and Belclare breeds.
The Blue Faced Leicester breed will have additional classes for group of 3, one being for a ram and his 2 daughters and another for a ram and his 2 sons. These classes are very popular in the UK and it will be the first time they will be held in Ireland.
Class 397:Junior Stockperson of the Sheep Section encourages under 16s to participate in our show there is an impressive amount of prize money in this class.
New Classes this year include:
Class 420:Any other breed - Female and Class 421:Any other breed - Male, these classes allow you to enter any breed that we haven't already accommodated for inother classes.