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HUTT, November 17

The show opened to-day. The display of sheep is a magnificent one, and experts declare it would be hard to beat anywhere. The strong classes are Lincolus and fat sheep for freez : ng purposes. MrD. Grant (Temuka) swept the board in the Eoglibh Leicester class, and alto took the gold medal for the champion ram and the silver medal for the champion ewe. Messrs B'dwell, Buchanan, Booth, and Stuckey (Wairarapa breeders), Mr Deans (Riccarton), and Mr Lancaster (Palmerstou North) divided the principal prizes for fat sheep suitable for freezing. Mr T. Tanner (Hastings) secured first prize for Lincoln ram above thirty months, and Perry Bros. (Wairarapa) second. Mr Tanner took all the priz;s in Lincoln rams between eighteen and thirty months. In Southdown?, Messrs Williams and Beetham (Wairarapa) look first and champion for ram anct Mr Stuckey first and champion for ewe. In Shropshire Downs, Mr J. Heydon (Christchurch) took first and champion for ram and Messrs Williams and Beetham first and champion for ewe. In Hampshire Downs, Messrs Elder and Morrison (Waikanae) took first and champion for ram and also for ewe. Mr S. V. Burridge (Lower Hutt) took .most of thepriz B in the Ayrshire cow classes.

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THE WELLINGTON SHOW., Issue 10474, 18 November 1897

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THE WELLINGTON SHOW. Issue 10474, 18 November 1897

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