2017 Canterbury A&P Show Results

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Pictured: Allan Paterson, Judges Tom Ashbey & Bevan McKnight, Richard Cruickshank (Boehringer Ingleheim), Simon Paterson

  • Supreme Champion Fleece of the Show
  • Supreme Champion Wool Breed Sheep of the Show
  • Supreme Champion Merino
  • Grand Champion Merino Ram 
  • Grand Champion Merino Ewe
  • Reserve Grand Champion Merino Ewe
  • Champion Medium Wool Merino Ram
  • Champion Fine Poll Ram
  • Champion Medium Poll Ram
  • Reserve Champion Fine Ram
  • Reserve Champion Fine Poll Ram
  • Champion Fine Wool Ewe
  • Champion Medium Wool Ewe
  • Champion Fine Poll Ewe
  • Champion Medium Poll Ewe
  • 2nd Group of Three Merino Rams
  • 1st and 2nd Boehringer Ingelheim Pairs
  • Most Successful Exhibitor

Stud Details

Stud Principals: Allan & Simon Paterson
Established: 1954 Flock No. 167 (Horned), 2010 Flock No. 6 (Polled)
Stud Classer: A D & S D Paterson
Stud Adviser: Chris Bowman (Australia)
Ewe Numbers: 1000 Full Pedigree Recorded
Sale Method: Private by appointment (February)

Property Details

Area: 2054 hectares
Rainfall: 350mm
Stock Numbers: 1000 Stud Ewes, 4000 Commercail ewes, 2500 Hoggets and Trading Cattle



Armidale is a fifth generation farm located in the Maniototo.  The property is predominantly flat to rolling with two summer run blocks and 120ha of irrigation.  On average the property winters around 8000 stock units.  The property is prone to summer droughts and long winters.

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