Dungannon venue for Aberdeen Angus calf show this November
and live on Freeview channel 276
Entry forms and schedules are now available for the one-day event, which includes 13 classes for yearlings, calves and young handlers.
The following classes are included in the schedule:
Young Handlers (Ages taken on 1 January 2022):
A – handler aged 8 to 13 years-old.
B – handler aged 14 to 18 years-old.
C – handler aged 19 to 24 years-old.
Class 1 – Senior yearling heifer, born between January and August 2021.
Class 2 – Junior yearling heifer, born between September and December 2021.
Class 3 – Senior yearling bull, born between January and August 2021.
Class 4 – Junior yearling heifer, born between September and December 2021.
Class 5 – Senior heifer calf, born in January or February 2022.
Class 6 – Intermediate heifer calf, born in March or April 2022.
Class 7 – Junior Heifer calf, born in May or June 2022.
Class 8 – Baby heifer calf, born on or after 1st July 2022.
Class 9 – Senior bull calf, born in January or February 2022.
Class 10 – Intermediate bull calf, born in March or April 2022.
Class 11 – Junior bull calf, born May or June 2022.
Class 12 – Baby bull calf, born on or after 1st July 2022.
Class 13 – Pair of pedigree calves, owned by exhibitor.
There are also a number of trophies and championship awards, including: yearling championship, heifer calf championship, bull calf championship, and supreme overall calf championship.
Members of the club’s organising committee are delighted to see the calf show returning after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic.
This year’s event will be judged by Joe O’Mahoney, manager of the noted Mullingar-based Gigginstown Herd owned by Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary.
The entry fee for classes 1 to 12 is £10 per animal. The entry fee is not applicable to class 13. The closing date for entries is Saturday 8 October. Strictly no late entries. Completed entry forms must be accompanied by the relevant fees. Each individual entry must be supported by a copy of the animal’s pedigree certificate, and proof of a negative BVD test. All entries must be property of the exhibitor.
Entry forms, schedules, and a copy of the show conditions, are available from club secretary Cathy O’Hara, mobile 07968 868001, or email: [email protected].