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HALIFAX SHOW CATTLE SECTION

Cattle Section Secretary:
Natalie Ginley
cattle@halifaxshow.uk
07943 239506

 

ENTRIES ACCEPTED UP TO AND ON THE DAY

KEY RULES AND UNDERTAKINGS

  1. Exhibitors must have Public Liability Insurance.
  2. The recording of movements to the show is the responsibility of the exhibitor.
  3. Bulls must be handled in accordance with HSE Guidance – Notes GS36 ‘safe custody of bulls at agricultural shows’ e.g. – all bulls to have two handlers. All bulls over the age of 10 months to be ringed or led by bulldogs.
  4. Straw, electricity points, water and milking facilities will be provided.
  5. Cattle may arrive the day before, after 5pm.
  6. Cattle are to be on the show ground by 9.00am on the day of show and cannot leave the show ground until after the Grand Parade.
  7. Cattle must be tethered at the Society’s standing.
  8. The Society reserves the right to Create or Amalgamate classes depending on entries.
  9. Prize money shall be allocated as follows: 1st – £30, 2nd – £20, 3rd – £15
  10. Any breed class with six or more entries will have an additional prize of 4th – £10 awarded.
  11. Prize money for Young & VeteranHandlers classes will be allocated as follows: 1st – £15, 2nd – £10, 3rd – £5
  12. Champions, reserve champions and 1st prize winners in all cattle sections will be required to take part in the grand parade, all prize winners are invited to take part if they wish.
  13. All prize money will be collected from the main office on the day when handing in your prize money token.

BREED SPECIFIC RULES

COMMERCIAL BEEF

  1. The cross must be given on the entry form (name of breed sired first). If a Pure-Bred animal is entered in this section, it must not be entered into any other classes i.e. its respective breed section.
  2. An animal may not be entered into more than one class,  except for the Pairs class, open to all cattle irrespective of breed.
  3. All animals must be double tagged. These will be checked at the show against the entry form.
  4. Bullocks must be castrated to the satisfaction of the stewards.
  5. Heifers must be guaranteed free of calf.
  6. If the conditions of entry are not upheld, the prize money will be forfeited.
  7. In the event of any dispute the decision of the Cattle Secretary shall be final.

BREED CHAMPIONSHIP RULES

Championships are open to all first placed exhibits in the breed’s classes. Then once the Champion has been determined, the second-place exhibit from the Champions’ class may enter the ring, to determine Reserve Champion.

CATTLE SPONSORS

Thank you to Alison Whitehead for her sponsorship of Young Handlers