Cattle

CATTLE Penistone Agricultural Show

Welcome to the Penistone Agricultural Show – Cattle Section

SECTION SECRETARY

Mrs E Earnshaw

CLOSING DATE: Saturday 31st AUGUST

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General

Closing date:

SATURDAY 31st AUGUST 2024 

PLEASE NOTEclosure date may be brought forward if high numbers of entries are received.

INSURANCE – All exhibitors MUST have Public Liability Insurance

PLEASE FOLLOW GATE A SIGNS FOR ENTRY ONTO THE SHOW GROUND

NOTE: All drivers are obliged to cooperate with the parking stewards.  Any vehicles not used for the transportation of livestock must be removed to the public car park

The Penistone Agricultural show reserves the right to refuse entry to those who do not cooperate.

PRIZE MONEY – To be paid by BACS after the show – Please ensure that you have the correct Bank details with you on show day.  Payment to be claimed/paid by no later than Monday 30th September 2024. Any queries regarding prize money awarded to be made to the Cattle secretary by no later than Friday 27th September 2024

ENTRY TICKET ALLOCATION:

Exhibitor tickets to be issued on the basis of:

1 entry = 2 tickets, 2-4 entries = 3 tickets and 5 -6 entries = 4 tickets

Interbreed Champion and Reserve Champion for Commercial Beef, Pedigree Beef, Dairy and Interbreed Pairs will be required to take part in the presentation of Trophies which will be held in front of the Cattle Tent at approximately 3.30pm 

Information & Guidance

Cattle to be on the Show Ground by 9.30am latest and should not be removed from the Showground before 4.30pm.

JUDGING TO COMMENCE 10.00 AM

Exhibits must be available at the time stated for judging and every effort will be made to maintain the time-table but the Secretary/Stewards reserve the right to make alterations.

The Show reserves the right to amalgamate classes if entries are insufficient.

Cattle numbers available on arrival from the cattle passport steward.

Passports are required for all cattle.

Exhibitors are responsible for compliance with DEFRA Animal Health regulations in force at the time of the show.

Cattle to be tied to allotted place

Hay and Straw will NOT be provided by the Show

Walkways must not be obstructed and exhibitors are to keep individual areas clear.

ANTI TAMPERING – The use of tranquillisers, stimulants, or any drugs capable of affecting the performance or behaviour of animals is forbidden.

Dairy Cattle

Judge:TBC
Entry Fee:£7.00
Prize(s):

1st : £30.00

2nd : £20.00

3rd : £15.00

Judging:Judging to commence 10.00am Ring 3

Classes

  • 1 – Maiden Heifer
  • 2 – Heifer in calf
  • 3 – Cow in calf
  • 4 – Heifer in milk
  • 5 – Cow in milk
  • 6 – Pairs, both animals to be owned by the exhibitor and entered in classes 1 – 5. 1st placed to take part in Class 53 – Interbreed Pairs Champion
  • 7 – Supreme Dairy Champion and Reserve Dairy Champion. Sash and prize money:  Champion £45 and £30 to the Reserve Champion

Information & Guidance

THE MELVYN CARR TROPHY – presented for the Best Dairy Beast in the Show.  A perpetual Trophy

 

THE JERSEY SILVER CUP – presented 1951 by F Bates Esq for the Best Jersey.  A perpetual Trophy

Dairy Young Handler

Judge:TBC
Entry Fee:£2.00
Prize(s):

1st : £8.00

2nd : £6.00

3rd : £4.00

4th: 2.00

(To be paid by BACS)

Judging:

Judging to commence after the Dairy Classes

Classes

  • 8 – Dairy Heifer, handler to be age 11 or under on Show day
    Handler to be accompanied by a responsible Adult
  • 9 – Dairy Heifer, handler to be aged between 12 – 16 on Show Day
  • 10 – Dairy Heifer, handler to be aged between 17 – 26 on Show Day

Information & Guidance

Judging will be as follows:

  • Handling: 50%  
  • Turnout of Handler 25%   
  • Turnout of Animal:  25% 

The conformation of the animal will not be judged.  The Exhibitor MUST be able to handle the animal independently.

THE CARNELLY TROPHY – awarded for the Best Young Handler

Dexter

Judge:TBC
Entry Fee:£7.00
Prize(s):

1st : £30.00

2nd : £20.00

3rd : £15.00

Judging:

To be judged after the Dairy AOB classes – Ring 3

Classes

  • 11 – Calf under 1 year old on day of Show
  • 12 – Maiden Heifer under 18 months old on day of Show
  • 13 – Heifer in milk or calf
  • 14 – Cow dry with 3rd or later calf
  • 15 – Cow in milk with 2nd or later lactation
  • 16 – Bull over 1 year old on day of Show
  • 17 – Pair of animals to be owned by the Exhibitor and entered into classes 11 – 16. 1st placed to take part in Class 53 – Interbreed Pairs Champion
  • 18 – Champion / Reserve Champion

Information & Guidance

See General Information & Guidance, where relevant

Commercial Beef

Judge:TBC
Entry Fee:£7.00
Prize(s):

1st : £30.00

2nd : £20.00

3rd : £15.00

Judging:

Judging to commence 10.00am – Ring 1

Classes

  • 19 – Butcher Steer, Limousin cross or British Blue cross
  • 20 – Butcher Heifer, Limousin cross or British Blue cross
  • 21 – Butcher Steer sired by any other British Native or Continental breed except Limousin / Limousin cross, British Blue/British Blue cross
  • 22 – Butcher Heifer sired by any other British Native or Continental breed except Limousin / Limousin cross, British Blue/British Blue cross
  • 23 – Best Butcher Bull born before 31/12/2023
  • 24 – Pair of animals to be owned by the Exhibitor and entered into classes 19 – 23. 1st placed to then take part in Class 53 – Interbreed Pairs Champion
  • 25 – COMMERCIAL BEEF CHAMPION – Sash and prize money – Champion £45,  Reserve Champion £30 

Information & Guidance

All Bulls 10 months old and over to be rung and led using a staff or by two leaders

THE FRED BATES SILVER CUP – presented 1951 by the late F Bates Esq for the Champion Beef

THE CROFT SILVER CUP – presented for the Reserve Champion Beast

Continental Any Other Breed

Judge:TBC
Entry Fee:£7.00
Prize(s):

1st : £30.00

2nd : £20.00

3rd : £15.00

Judging:

TBC

Classes

  • 26 – Bull born on or before 31.12.2022
  • 27 – Bull born on or after 01.01.2023
  • 28 – Heifer born on or before 31.12.2022
  • 29 – Heifer born on or after 01.01.2023
  • 30 – Cow in calf or with calf at foot
  • 31 – Pairs, both animals to be owned by the exhibitor and entered in classes 26 – 30. 1st placed to take part in Class 53 – Interbreed Pairs Champion

Information & Guidance

The BROOK TOOL CUP – Presented for the Champion Pedigree Continental Any Other Breed

Native Pedigree - Any Other Breed

Judge:TBC
Entry Fee:£7.00
Prize(s):

1st : £30.00

2nd : £20.00

3rd : £15.00

Judging:

TBC

Classes

  • 32 – Bull born on or before 31.12.2022
  • 33 – Bull born on or after 01.01.2023
  • 34 – Heifer born on or before 31.12.2022
  • 35 – Heifer born on or after 01.01.2023
  • 36 – Cow in calf or with calf at foot
  • 37 – Pairs, both animals to be owned by the exhibitor and shown in classes 32 – 36. 1st placed to take part in Class 53 – Interbreed Pairs Champion

Information & Guidance

THE EARNSHAW TROPHY  – presented for the Champion Native Any Other Breed

Pedigree Hereford

Judge:TBC
Entry Fee:£7.00
Prize(s):

1st : £30.00

2nd : £20.00

3rd : £15.00

Judging:

TBC

Classes

  • 38 – Bull born on or before 31.12.2022
  • 39 – Bull born on or after 01.01.2023
  • 40 – Heifer born on or before 31.12.2022
  • 41 – Heifer born on or after 01.01.2023
  • 42 – Cow in calf or with calf at foot
  • 43 – Pairs, both animals to be owned by the exhibitor and shown in classes 38 – 42.  1st placed to take part in Class 53 – Interbreed Pairs Champion

Information & Guidance

THE VERNON DIXON CUP – Presented for Best Pedigree Hereford

 

Hereford Society Rosette presented for the Champion Animal

Pedigree Highland Cattle

Judge:TBC
Entry Fee:£7.00
Prize(s):

1st : £30.00

2nd : £20.00

3rd : £15.00

Judging:

TBC

Classes

  • 44 – Bull any age
  • 45 – Cow in calf or in milk before 01.01.2021
  • 46 – Calf born in 2024
  • 47 – Heifer born in 2021
  • 48 – Heifer born in 2022
  • 49 – Heifer born in 2023
  • 50 – Pairs, both animals to be owned by the exhibitor and shown in classes 44 – 49. 1st placed to take part in Class 53 – Interbreed Pairs Champion

Information & Guidance

Females entered in the Appendix Register of the Herd Book, either Appendix B or Appendix A, are eligible for entry and are identified by the letters B or A tattooed in the ear or written in waterproof ink on an ear tag.

THE MCDOUGAL POLLACK SALVER – Presented by Mr & Mrs A Proud for Best Highland

THE WHITWORTH TROPHY – Presented by D Whitworth for Reserve Champion

Highland Cattle Society Rosette presented for the Champion Animal

British Blonde

Judge:TBC
Entry Fee:£7.00
Prize(s):

1st : £30.00

2nd : £20.00

3rd : £15.00

Judging:

TBC

Classes

  • 51 – Bull born on or before 31.12.2022
  • 52 – Bull born on or after 01.01.2023
  • 53 – Heifer born on or before 31.12.2022
  • 54 – Heifer born on or after 01.01.2023
  • 55 – Cow in calf or with calf at foot
  • 56 – Pairs, both animals to be owned by the exhibitor and entered in classes 51 – 55. 1st placed to take part in Class 53 – Interbreed Pairs Champion

Information & Guidance

See General Information & Guidance, where relevant

Young Handler Beef

Judge:TBC
Entry Fee:£2.00
Prize(s):

1st : £8.00

2nd : £6.00

3rd : £4.00

Judging:

TBC

Classes

  • 57 – Handler to be 11 or under on show day – Handlers must be accompanied by a responsible adult
  • 58 – Beef Heifer – Handler to be aged between 12 – 16 on Show day
  • 59 – Beef Heifer – Handler to be aged between 17 – 23 on Show day

Information & Guidance

Judging will be as follows:

  • Handling: 50%  
  • Turnout of Handler 25%   
  • Turnout of Animal:  25% 

The conformation of the animal will not be judged.  The Exhibitor MUST be able to handle the animal independently.

The Ken Wilson Memorial Trophy –  awarded for the Best Young Handler

Barbara Judge award – kindly sponsored by the Barbara Judge Legacy

Supreme Beef Interbreed Pairs Championship

Judge:TBC
Entry Fee:N/A
Prize(s):

Sash awarded and prize money of – Champion £45, Reserve Champion £30 

Judging:

TBC

Classes

  • Class 60 – SUPREME BEEF INTERBREED PAIRS CHAMPIONSHIP

    Pairs awarded 1st prize to take part from classes 24, 30, 36, 42 and 49

Information & Guidance

See General Information & Guidance, where relevant

Supreme Pedigree Interbreed Championship

Judge:TBC
Entry Fee:N/A
Prize(s):

Sash awarded and prize money of – Champion £45, Reserve Champion £30 

Judging:

TBC

Classes

  • Class 61 – SUPREME PEDIGREE INTERBREED CHAMPIONSHIP

The Champion of classes to take part (other than the Champion of the Dairy and Commercial Beef classes)

Information & Guidance

See General Information & Guidance, where relevant

Penistone People's Choice

Judge:3 Members of the public
Entry Fee:FREE
Prize(s):

Hamper presented to the winner

Judging:

TBC

Classes

This year, just for a bit of fun, we are changing the Penistone People’s Choice competition.

Entries invited from all Sections for the ‘Best Dressed Animal’ (not obligatory). Go as wild as you want!

Information & Guidance

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