American judge for Winter Fair

Paul Trapp from Wisconsin, USA, with his family
Paul Trapp from Wisconsin, USA, with his family

The Royal Ulster Agricultural Society (RUAS) are delighted to welcome Paul Trapp from Wisconsin, USA, to judge livestock at the upcoming 31st Winter Fair.

Paul is a Product Acquisition Specialist at Semex. He, along with his wife, Sarah, and sons, Kole and Beau, own an elite group of Brown Swiss, Jerseys and Holsteins.

They have received All-American nominations across all breeds.

He is a partner in Pit-Crew Genetics, which has received 19 Brown Swiss All-American Nominations since 2007.

Paul is very well equipped to pick out the Winter Fair Supreme Champion as he has judged in 20 different states in the USA, as well as internationally in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Ireland, Japan, Mexico, Puerto Rico and the UK.

The Winter Fair trade stand judge will be Alan Lyons, Head of Shows at Royal Bath & West Agricultural Society.

The 2016 Winter Fair will take place at Eikon Exhibition Centre at Balmoral Park on Thursday 8th December from 9am to 5pm. To keep up to date with 2016 Winter Fair news check out the website www.winterfair.org.uk, Facebook: Winter Fair or Twitter @ruaswinterfair

Visitors will see the highest quality of dairy cattle livestock on show as well as having the opportunity to find out what the industry has to offer. It also provides an excellent vehicle for exhibitors to market their products and services to the dairy farming industry.

There is accommodation for 200 cattle and over 9,000 sqm of trade stand space