Prime Lamb Competition



Entry is FREE

Entries Close: Monday two weeks prior to Show Day


  • All entries judged on hoof.
  • Entries are to be delivered to the display area on Show Day 7am – 8:30am.
  • Please state breeding on entry form for information to be displayed with results.
  • Lambs are NOT to be scanned prior to the competition.
  • Lambs not to be stud rejects. No rams or cryptoids. No noxious weeds.
  • Lambs may be sold on day through appropriate agent or return home if preferred.
  • All lambs will be weighed and scanned on arrival and penned for further appraisal.
  • Scanning courtesy of Greg & Jane Fitzgerald Livestock Scanning.
  • Prizes – values shown – includes cash, product, voucher or prize.


  • Presentation – crutching (suitable for slaughter), curfew (vehicle cleanliness etc).
  • Documentation – as required at Naracoorte Market.
  • Fat score – points for score 2, 3 & 4.
  • Weight specification-target live weight 42-48kg or 48-56kg.
  • Eye muscle depth.
  • Skin – seed, wool breaks, crutching.
  • Market Suitability – conformation, evenness of pen.

A walk through will be conducted after the presentation by a judging representative to discuss why pens were put in their order of merit. The competition is designed to advance producers’ knowledge on lamb marketing and their own stock. Discussion among competitors and judges after the event is encouraged on the day.

1. Pen of 6 lambs 42-48kg


  • 1st $300 Sponsored by Bull Bros, Envirotec, Lawrence’s Irrigation & Trans Australian Livestock
  • 2nd $150 Sponsored by Cox Rural
  • 3rd $75 Sponsored by PPHS

2. Pen of 6 lambs 48-56kg


  • 1st $300 Sponsored by Bull Bros, Southern Australian Livestock, Lawrence’s Irrigation & Trans Australian Livestock
  • 2nd $150 Sponsored by Cox Rural
  • 3rd $75 Sponsored by Crossling Contractors

Thank you to the following sponsors:

LocMaria Farms Best overall point score in the competition (Classes 1 & 2) School entries welcome.