Celebrating the Best of the Australian Sheep Industry

Celebrating the best of the Australian sheep industry, the All Breeds Sheep Interbreed is a true spectacle of the Melbourne Royal Show agricultural offering. With the best sheep from each breed vying for the title of Interbreed Champion, visitors come fto see Australia’s best sheep breeders show off their sheep and celebrate 12 months of passion and hard work.

The sheep are assessed on a number of criteria to be awarded the grand prize. The expert judges are on hand to explain their selection and are more than happy to help you understand what it takes to select a winning sheep.

Spotlight on Suffolk : 2023's feature breed

Attracting premier breeders nationwide, the Melbourne Royal Sheep Competition proved to be another extraordinary event. This year, the spotlight shone on the exquisite South Suffolk breed, celebrated for its refined charcoal-faced beauty and graceful muscularity.

Blue Rock South Suffolk Stud of Romsey, Victoria, clinched the Supreme Champion Suffolk Feature Exhibit title with their 1.5-year-old ewe, selected directly from the pasture, earning this prestigious win.