Iowa State Fair

Sheep - Southdown

September 02, 2022

Tom Willwerth of Eagle Grove won Champion Ram, Champion Ewe and Premier Exhibitor honors in the Southdown Sheep show judged at the 2022 Iowa State Fair.

Lone Rooster Farm of Campbellsport, Wis., claimed Reserve Champion Ram.

Limestone Southdowns of Campbellsport, Wis., received Reserve Champion Ewe.

The Premier Exhibitor award is given to the exhibitor who accumulates the most points based on the day’s placings.

Complete results below (name, hometown and animal identification):

SOUTHDOWN

Fall Ram Lamb

1) Lone Rooster Farm, Campbellsport, Wis., Lone Rooster Farm 2122F, 9/27/2021, FF2120

2) Gillmore Southdowns, Lincoln, Neb., Gillmore 2193, 10/15/2021, FF4931

January Ram Lamb

1) Tom Willwerth, Eagle Grove, Willwerth988, 1/29/2022, FF5208

2) Held Brothers Southdowns, Aurora, S.D., HBS 22-4282, 1/2/2022, FF2842

3) Held Brothers Southdowns, Aurora, S.D., HBS 22-4284, 1/4/2022, FF2843

4) Dan Smicker, De Witt, Smicker 1126, 1/11/2022, FF4074

5) Gillmore Southdowns, Lincoln, Neb., Gillmore 2204, 1/5/2022, FF4946

6) Gullickson Family Livestock, Flandreau, S.D., Gullickson 22-297, 1/18/2022, FF3446

7) Gillmore Southdowns, Lincoln, Neb., Gilmore 2206, 1/6/2022, FF4943

8) Heart Vue Farms, Marengo, Heart Vue 0115, 1/26/2022, FF4551

9) Limestone Southdowns, Campbellsport, Wis., Klug Limestone 22-90, 1/7/2022, FF2133

10) Dan Smicker, De Witt, Smicker 1124, 1/5/2022, FF4073

February Ram Lamb

1) Tom Willwerth, Eagle Grove, Willwerth, 2/8/2022, FF5209

2) Gillmore Southdowns, Lincoln, Neb., Gillmore 2209, 2/20/2022, FF5739

3) Tom Willwerth, Eagle Grove, Willwerth, 2/16/2022, FF5935

4) Heart Vue Farms, Marengo, Heart Vue 0104, 2/8/2022, FF4550

March & After Ram Lamb

1) Hughes Farms, Delmar, Hughes Brothers 370, 3/9/2022, FF5186

2) Hughes Farms, Delmar, Hughes Brother 0417, 3/15/2022, FF5184

Pair of Ram Lambs

1) Tom Willwerth, Eagle Grove

2) Held Brothers Southdowns, Aurora, S.D.

3) Gillmore Southdowns, Lincoln, Neb.

4) Heart Vue Farms, Marengo

5) Hughes Farms, Delmar, Hughes Brothers, 3/9/2022

6) Dan Smicker, De Witt

Yearling Ewe

1) Tom Willwerth, Eagle Grove, Willwerth, 11/3/2020, EE9702

2) Limestone Southdowns, Campbellsport, Wis., Klug Limestone 21-66, 1/6/2021, EE4051

3) Tom Willwerth, Eagle Grove, Willwerth, 10/8/2020, EE9704

4) Limestone Southdowns, Campbellsport, Wis., Klug Limestone 21-76, 2/3/2021, EE4061

5) Lone Rooster Farm, Campbellsport, Wis., Lone Rooster Farm 2119, 2/2/2021, EE4034

6) Dan Smicker, De Witt, Smicker 1087, 1/15/2021, EE8980

7) Gillmore Southdowns, Lincoln, Neb., Gillmore 2125, 2/21/2021, EE8922

8) Gullickson Family Livestock, Flandreau, S.D., Gullickson 21-236, 2/2/2021, EE8145

9) Gillmore Southdowns, Lincoln, Neb., Gillmore 2107, 1/16/2021, EE8275

10) Dan Smicker, De Witt, Smicker 1084, 1/10/2021, EE8979

11) Lone Rooster Farm, Campbellsport, Wis., Lone Rooster Farm, 3/6/2021, FF3116

12) Maria Lee, Mequon, Wis., Trew 2124, 2/15/2021, EE6953

Pair of Yearling Ewes

1) Tom Willwerth, Eagle Grove

2) Limestone Southdowns, Campbellsport, Wis.

3) Gillmore Southdowns, Lincoln, Neb.

4) Dan Smicker, De Witt

5) Lone Rooster Farm, Campbellsport, Wis.

Fall Ewe Lamb

1) Held Brothers Southdowns, Aurora, S.D., HBS 21-4258, 9/23/2021, FF2855

2) Tom Willwerth, Eagle Grove, Willwerth, 10/8/2021, FF5202

3) Lone Rooster Farm, Campbellsport, Wis., Lone Rooster Farm 2121F, 9/27/2021, FF2119

4) Gullickson Family Livestock, Flandreau, S.D., Gullickson 21-274, 10/14/2021, FF3433

5) Gillmore Southdowns, Lincoln, Neb., Gillmore 2192, 10/15/2021, FF4930

6) Gullickson Family Livestock, Flandreau, S.D., Gullickson 21-278, 10/19/2021, FF3443

7) Held Brothers Southdowns, Aurora, S.D., HBS 21-4270, 10/6/2021, FF2856

8) Limestone Southdowns, Campbellsport, Wis., Klug Limestone 21F-79, 9/17/2021, FF2128

January Ewe Lamb

1) Tom Willwerth, Eagle Grove, Willwerth, 1/8/2022, FF5203

2) Held Brothers Southdowns, Aurora, S.D., HBS 22-4281, 1/2/2022, FF2841

3) Dan Smicker, De Witt, Smicker 1123, 1/2/2022, FF4076

4) Held Brothers Southdowns, Aurora, S.D., HBS 22-4279, 1/2/2022, FF2840

5) Lone Rooster Farm, Campbellsport, Wis., Lone Rooster Farm 2209, 1/14/2022, FF2125

6) Lone Rooster Farm, Campbellsport, Wis., Lone Rooster Farm 2202, 1/2/2022, FF2121

7) Gillmore Southdowns, Lincoln, Neb., Gillmore 2202, 1/3/2022, FF4945

8) Gillmore Southdowns, Lincoln, Neb., Gillmore 2200, 1/3/2022, FF4941

9) Limestone Southdowns, Campbellsport, Wis., Lone Rooster Farm 2208, 1/14/2022, FF2123

February Ewe Lamb

1) Tom Willwerth, Eagle Grove, Willwerth, 2/7/2022, FF5205

2) Gillmore Southdowns, Lincoln, Neb., Gillmore 2210, 2/20/2022, FF5738

3) Limestone Southdowns, Campbellsport, Wis., Klug Limestone 22-96, 2/4/2022, FF2136

4) Tom Willwerth, Eagle Grove, Willwerth, 2/9/2022, FF5206

5) Gullickson Family Livestock, Flandreau, S.D., Gullickson 22-315, 2/15/2022, FF3641

6) Dan Smicker, De Witt, Smicker 1160, 2/22/2022, FF4083

7) Heart Vue Farms, Marengo, Heart Vue 0107, 2/19/2022, FF4552

8) Heart Vue Farms, Marengo, Heart Vue 0106, 2/10/2022, FF4553

March & After Ewe Lamb

1) Tom Willwerth, Eagle Grove, Willwerth, 3/1/2022, FF5211

2) Gillmore Southdowns, Lincoln, Neb., Gillmore 2207, 3/15/2022, FF5740

3) Gullickson Family Livestock, Flandreau, S.D., Gullickson 22-324, 3/1/2022, FF3646

4) Gillmore Southdowns, Lincoln, Neb., Gillmore 2222, 3/15/2022, FF5741

5) Hughes Farms, Delmar, Hughes Brothers 428, 3/15/2022, FF5324

6) Hughes Farms, Delmar, Hughes Brothers 426, 3/18/2022, FF5183

Pair of Ewe Lambs

1) Tom Willwerth, Eagle Grove

2) Held Brothers Southdowns, Aurora, S.D.

3) Gillmore Southdowns, Lincoln, Neb.

4) Lone Rooster Farm, Campbellsport, Wis.

5) Limestone Southdowns, Campbellsport, Wis.

6) Dan Smicker, De Witt

7) Gullickson Family Livestock, Flandreau, S.D.

8) Hughes Farms, Delmar, Hughes Brothers, 3/18/2022

9) Heart Vue Farms, Marengo

Pair of Lambs

1) Tom Willwerth, Eagle Grove

2) Lone Rooster Farm, Campbellsport, Wis.

3) Held Brothers Southdowns, Aurora, S.D.

4) Dan Smicker, De Witt

5) Gillmore Southdowns, Lincoln, Neb.

6) Gullickson Family Livestock, Flandreau, S.D.

7) Limestone Southdowns, Campbellsport, Wis.

8) Hughes Farms, Delmar

Young Flock

1) Tom Willwerth, Eagle Grove

2) Lone Rooster Farm, Campbellsport, Wis.

3) Held Brothers Southdowns, Aurora, S.D.

4) Dan Smicker, De Witt

5) Gillmore Southdowns, Lincoln, Neb.

6) Gullickson Family Livestock, Flandreau, S.D.

7) Limestone Southdowns, Campbellsport, Wis.

8) Heart Vue Farms, Marengo

Flock

1) Tom Willwerth, Eagle Grove

2) Lone Rooster Farm, Campbellsport, Wis.

3) Dan Smicker, De Witt

4) Gillmore Southdowns, Lincoln, Neb.

5) Limestone Southdowns, Campbellsport, Wis.

Champion & Reserve Ram

Champion) Tom Willwerth, Eagle Grove, Willwerth

Reserve) Lone Rooster Farm, Campbellsport, Wis., FF2120

Champion & Reserve Ewe

Champion) Tom Willwerth, Eagle Grove, Willwerth EE702

Reserve) Limestone Southdowns, Campbellsport, Wis., Klug Limestone 21-66

Premier Exhibitor

1) Tom Willwerth, Eagle Grove, Willwerth

2) Gillmore Southdowns, Lincoln, Neb., Gillmore

3) Held Brothers Southdowns, Aurora, S.D., Held