The organisers of Antrim Agricultural Society’s 110th annual show are pleased to announce that this year’s event will play host to the final of the prestigious Bank of Ireland/NISA Junior Bull Championship.
The competition is open to pedigree bulls born on or after 1st January 2015, and breeders have been competing at the various provincial shows for a place in the final line-up.
Judge for the 2016 championship is Scottish breeder Dougie McBeath.
The prize fund includes £300 for first prize, with £200 going to the second placed entry, and £100 for the third prize winner.
Antrim Show boasts an action-packed schedule featuring a host of classes for horticulture and home industries, dairy and beef cattle, pigs, goats, and 20 breeds of sheep, as well as a variety of classes for equine enthusiasts.
Society vice-chairman Robert Wallace said: “We are also looking forward to welcoming the NI Dexter Group’s premier show; and the NI Limousin Championships. A big thank you to our sponsors for their continued support.”
The one-day show which takes place at Shane’s Castle on Saturday 23rd July, is also hosting qualifiers for the Linden Foods/NISA Beef Heifer Championship, open to pedigree heifers born on or after 1st January 2015; and the McLarnon Feeds/NISA Dairy Cow Championship. This is the last chance to qualify for a place ahead of Clogher Show finals.
Entry forms and schedules for Antrim Show are available to download from the website: www.antrimshow.com.
Alternatively, contact the secretary Patricia Pedlow on mobile 07899 746542, or email:email@example.com.