Event Date
1st Jun 2024

Dairy Young Handlers Classes

Classes for different ages. Entries online or on the field.

Kindly Sponsored By: AG AGRI

Cattle Section
Jim Morrison (Judge)
Class: 100 DAIRY YOUNG HANDLERS CLASS for the best young handler age 12 years and under on the day of the Show

Description:

Must be accompanied by an adult. Confined to a maiden type dairy heifer.

Kindly Sponsored By: AG AGRI

Prizes: 1st - £30, 2nd - £20, 3rd - £10 and 4th - £5

Price: £5.00
Class: 101 DAIRY YOUNG HANDLERS CLASS for the best young handler age 13-18 years on the day of the Show

Description:

Confined to a dairy type maiden heifer. Winner to receive TROPHY Kindly presented by Mr Daniel Brady.

Kindly Sponsored By: AG AGRI

Prizes: 1st - £30, 2nd - £20, 3rd - £10 and 4th - £5

Price: £5.00

Beef Young Handlers Classes

Classes for different ages. Entries online or on the field.

Kindly Sponsored By: YARA UK LTD

Cattle Section
Mr Andrew Patterson (Judge)
Class: 102 BEEF YOUNG HANDLERS CLASS for the best young handler aged 12 years and under on the day of the Show

Description:

Confined to a beef type heifer or young bull.

Kindly Sponsored By: YARA UK LTD

Prizes: 1st - £30, 2nd - £20, 3rd - £10 and 4th - £5

Price: £5.00
Class: 103 BEEF YOUNG HANDLERS CLASS for the best young handler aged 13-18 years on the day of the Show

Description:

Confined to a beef type heifer or young bull.

Kindly Sponsored By: YARA UK LTD

Prizes: 1st - £30, 2nd - £20, 3rd - £10 and 4th - £5

Price: £5.00

ISA All Ireland Intermediate Young Stockperson Championship (13 - 17 years old)

Entry fee to Qualifying Show £10.00 and to Final €15
Prizes: 1st €750, 2nd €500, 3rd €250, 4th €125, 5th €75, 6th to end of line €50
Cattle Section
Mr Andrew Patterson (Judge)
Class: 104 ISA All Ireland Intermediate Young Stockperson 13 -17 years old

Description:

ALL IRELAND INTERMEDIATE YOUNG STOCKPERSON CHAMPIONSHIP 2024 (13-17 YEARS OLD)
Sponsors: FBD INSURANCE & IRISH FARMERS JOURNAL

RULES AND CONDITIONS
1. The Competition is open to girls and boys, age on the 1st September will determine the class each exhibitor enters.
2. One exhibitor qualifies from each qualifying show for the Final.
3. Animals can be of any beef breed, male, or female (pedigree or non-pedigree beef) and must be leading.
4. An exhibitor can show an animal belonging to another herd owner.
5. Intermediate exhibitors will exhibit an animal male or female calf born on or before 1st January 2023.
6. Calf identity cards to be available for inspection on show day.
7. Exhibitors may be asked for proof of age at the final.
8. No entries will be accepted on the day of the qualifying show.
9. Previous 1st place winners are no longer eligible to enter this age category.

THE COMPETITION WILL BE JUDGED ON CRITERIA, WHICH MAY INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
1. The ability to handle and present the animal to its best advantage in the Show Ring.
2. General knowledge about the animal itself, including its feeding, breeding, etc.
3. Stock Judging, the ability to judge and place a group of animals.
4. Personal presentation of stock person.
5. Presentation of the animal.

FINAL: TULLOW SHOW, Sunday, 18th August 2024


Price: £10.00

Best Group of 3 Dairy Class

In milk or dry, to include at least one heifer

Kindly Sponsored By: UNITED FEEDS

Cattle Section
Jim Morrison (Judge)
Class: 105 BEST GROUP OF THREE DAIRY ANIMALS

Description:

Best Group of three animals, in milk or dry, to include at least one heifer. Please note: All animals must be of the same breed and must be the bonafide property of the same owner or partnership.

Kindly Sponsored By: UNITED FEEDS

Prizes: 1st - £200, 2nd - £130 and 3rd - £70

Price: £10.00

Best Group of 3 Beef Class

All 3 animals to be at least one year old on the date of the show.

Kindly Sponsored By: DANSKE BANK

Cattle Section
Mr Andrew Patterson (Judge)
Class: 106 BEST GROUP OF THREE PEDIGREE BEEF CATTLE

Description:

Best Group of three pedigree beef cattle owned by the exhibitor, all of which are at least one year old on the date of the show. Please note: All animals must be of the same breed and must be the bonafide property of the same owner or partnership.

Kindly Sponsored By: DANSKE BANK

Prizes: 1st - £150, 2nd - £100 and 3rd - £75

Price: £10.00

Best Pair of Dairy Heifers

All Breeds.

Kindly Sponsored By: GLOBAL GENES

Cattle Section
Jim Morrison (Judge)
Class: 107 BEST PAIR OF DAIRY HEIFERS - ALL BREEDS

Description:

All Breeds

Kindly Sponsored By: GLOBAL GENES

Prizes: 1st - £75, 2nd - £50 and 3rd - £25

Price: £8.50

Interbreed Classes - Best Heifers and Best Bulls

Interbreed classes for both dairy and beef animals
Cattle Section
Jim Morrison (Judge), Mr Andrew Patterson (Judge)
Class: 108 BEST PEDIGREE BEEF HEIFER - born on or after 01/01/2022.

Description:

All Breeds

Kindly Sponsored By: ULSTER FARMERS UNION, BALLYMONEY

Prizes: 1st - £75, 2nd - £50 and 3rd - £25

Price: £8.50
Class: 109 BEST PEDIGREE BEEF BULL - ALL BREEDS - born between 01/1/2022 and 31/12/2022

Description:

ALL BREEDS

Kindly Sponsored By: McGINLEY CONTRACTS

Prizes: 1st - £50, 2nd - £30 and 3rd - £20

Price: £8.50
Class: 110 BEST PEDIGREE BEEF BULL - ALL BREEDS - born after 01/1/2023

Description:

Vouchers kindly presented by HVS.
Prizes:
1st £50 HVS Voucher
2nd £30 HVS Voucher
3rd £20 HVS Voucher

Kindly Sponsored By: HVS ANIMAL HEALTH


Price: £8.50
Class: 111 BEST PEDIGREE DAIRY HEIFER IN MILK - ALL BREEDS - born on or after 01/01/2021.

Description:

Vouchers and rosettes kindly presented by AHV UK & IRELAND
Prizes:
1st - £100 AHV Voucher
2nd - £75 AHV Voucher
3rd - £50 AHV Voucher
4th - £25 AHV Voucher

Kindly Sponsored By: AHV UK & IRELAND


Price: £8.50
Class: 112 BEST PEDIGREE DAIRY HEIFER 1 year old and above not in Milk.

Description:

All Breeds.
Prizes: 1st £75, 2nd £50, 3rd £25

Kindly Sponsored By: LAKELAND DAIRIES

Prizes: 1st - £75, 2nd - £50 and 3rd - £25

Price: £8.50

Holstein Cattle

Only animals entered in the Holstein UK & Ireland Herd Book proper, or Classes B or C of the Supplementary Register, shall be eligible to compete in these Classes. Alternatively, animals entered in the UK Holstein Herd Book proper or in Class B of the
Supplementary Register shall be eligible to compete. Registration numbers must be given on Entry Forms. Holstein UK & Ireland Showing Rules will apply. Shaving or cutting the hair on the ribs, using the very fine blades of the trimming machine or
cutter, such that the ribs appear scratched or bald is forbidden. Note: All exhibitors should wear the correct showing dress of white trousers, white shirt, tie and strong shoes, whilst in the judging ring.

Kindly Sponsored By: CHESTNUTT ANIMAL FEEDS. Specials sponsored by MSD ANIMAL HEALTH & WORLD WIDE SIRES

Cattle Section
Paul Dunn (Judge)
Class: 113 Calf 8 months and under (October 2023 - May 2024 inclusive)

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 114 Calf 8-12 months born before 1st October 2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 115 Heifer 1 year old and above (not in milk)

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 116 Heifer in Milk

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 117 Cow in Milk (2nd lactation and over)

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 118 Cow in Calf NOT Milking

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00

Dairy Coloured Breeds

All Pedigree Classes

Kindly Sponsored By: GOULDINGS FERTIISER

Cattle Section
Stewart Baxter (Judge)
Class: 119 Calf 12 months and under (June 2023 - May 2024 inclusive).

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 120 Heifer 1 year old and above (not in milk)

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 121 Heifer in Milk

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 122 Cow in Milk (2nd lactation and over)

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 123 Cow in Calf NOT in Milk.

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00

Aberdeen Angus

All Pedigree Classes

Kindly Sponsored By: YARA UK LTD

Cattle Section
Adam Armour (Judge)
Class: 124 Bull born before 01/01/23

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 125 Bull born in 2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 126 Cow or heifer in calf or in milk.

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 127 Heifer born in 2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00

Aberdeen Angus Pair of animals

Pair of animals

Kindly Sponsored By: YARA UK LTD

Cattle Section
Adam Armour (Judge)
Class: 128 Pair of animals bona fide the property of one Exhibitor, and entered in the eligible classes

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00

Belted Galloway Cattle

Animax vouchers presented to overall Champion & Reserve

Kindly Sponsored By: ANIMAX LTD

Cattle Section
Scott McKinnon (Judge)
Class: 129 Cow in calf or with calf at foot born on or before 31/08/2021

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 130 Heifer born on or after 01/09/2021 and on or before 31/08/2022

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 131 Heifer born on or after 01/09/2022 and on or before 31/08/2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 132 Bull or Heifer born on or after 01/09/2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 133 Bull born on or before 30/09/2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00

British Blue Cattle

Pedigree classes

Kindly Sponsored By: CHESTNUTT ANIMAL FEEDS

Cattle Section
Gary McClelland (Judge)
Class: 134 Bull born on or before 30/09/2022

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 135 Bull born on or after 01/10/2022 and before 30/06/2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 136 Cow or Heifer born on or before 30/09/2022

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 137 Heifer born on or after 01/10/2022 and before 30/06/2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 138 Calf, bull or heifer, born on or after 01/07/2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 139 Pair of animals, bona fide the property of one exhibitor, and entered in the eligible classes

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00

British Blonde Cattle

Pedigree Classes

Kindly Sponsored By: STEPHEN WHITE ACCOUNTANTS

Cattle Section
Gary McClelland (Judge)
Class: 140 Bull any age

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 141 Bull born on or after 01/01/2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 142 Cow any age in calf or in milk

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 143 Heifer born after 01/01/2022

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 144 Heifer born after 01/01/2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 145 Pair of animals, bona fide the property of one exhibitor, and entered in the eligible classes

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00

Charolais Cattle

Pedigree Classes. Rules for Charolais Cattle at all Shows. 1. Cow in milk should either be shown with a calf at foot or her calf should at least be on the Showground. 2. All cows shown should have produced a calf naturally within the last 15 months. 3. Any animal which has been used as an embryo transfer donor cannot be shown until she has produced a calf by natural birth, and then will follow on from (2) above.

Kindly Sponsored By: BANK OF IRELAND

Cattle Section
Mr Will Short (Judge)
Class: 146 Bull born on or before 31/12/2022

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 147 Bull born in 2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 148 Cow, calf at foot or certified in calf

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 149 Heifer born in 2022

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 150 Heifer born in 2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 151 Bull or Heifer born in 2024

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00

Dexter Cattle

Classes for pedigree cattle
Cattle Section
Adam Armour (Judge)
Class: 152 Cow any age in calf or with calf at foot.

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 153 Heifer born on or after 01/01/2022 and before 31/05/2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 154 Heifer or Bull born on or after 01/06/2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 155 Bull born before 01/06/2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00

Galloway Cattle

These are new classes for Ballymoney Show this year, and we will also be showcasing the Galloway breed at our show, and as a result we have increased the prize money available.

Class Prizes: 1st £30, 2nd £20, 3rd £15 sponsored by John McCurry & Sons

Champion £100, Reserve Champion £50 sponsored by Hunter Kane & Son

Also the GLYNN'S BAR PERPETUAL CUP for the Champion Galloway.

Kindly Sponsored By: HUNTER KANE & SON and JOHN MCCURRY & SONS

Cattle Section
Scott McKinnon (Judge)
Class: 156 Cow in calf or with calf at foot born on or before 31/08/2021

Prizes: 1st - £30, 2nd - £20 and 3rd - £15

Price: £8.00
Class: 157 Heifer born on or after 01/09/2021 and on or before 31/08/2022

Prizes: 1st - £30, 2nd - £20 and 3rd - £15

Price: £8.00
Class: 158 Heifer born on or after 01/01/2022 and before 31/05/2023

Prizes: 1st - £30, 2nd - £20 and 3rd - £15

Price: £8.00
Class: 159 Bull or Heifer born on or after 01/09/2023

Prizes: 1st - £30, 2nd - £20 and 3rd - £15

Price: £8.00
Class: 160 Bull born on or before 30/09/2023

Prizes: 1st - £30, 2nd - £20 and 3rd - £15

Price: £8.00

Hereford Cattle

Pedigree Classes

Kindly Sponsored By: DUNBIA

Cattle Section
William McMordie (Judge)
Class: 161 Cow any age, in calf or with calf at foot

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 162 Heifer born on or after 01/01/2022 and before 31/05/2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 163 Heifer or Bull born on or after 01/06/2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 164 Bull born before 01/06/2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00

Limousin Cattle

Pedigree Classes

Kindly Sponsored By: POLLOCK CAR SALES & NI LIMOUSIN CATTLE CLUB

Cattle Section
Louise Clarke (Judge)
Class: 165 Cow any age, in calf or with calf at foot

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 166 Heifer born on or after 01/01/2022 and before 01/06/2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 167 Heifer born on or after 01/06/2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 168 Bull born on or after 01/06/2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 169 Bull born before 01/06/2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00

Simmental Cattle

Pedigree Classes
Cattle Section
William McMordie (Judge)
Class: 170 Cow any age with calf or with calf at foot

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 171 Heifer born on or after 01/01/2022 and before 31/05/2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 172 Bull born before 01/06/2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 173 Heifer or bull born on or after 01/06/2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00

Beef Shorthorn Cattle

Pedigree Classes

Kindly Sponsored By: RIADA VETERINARY CLINIC

Cattle Section
William McMordie (Judge)
Class: 174 Cow any age with calf or with calf at foot

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 175 Heifer born on or after 01/01/2022 and before 31/05/2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 176 Calf born on or after 01/06/2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 177 Bull born before 31/05/2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 178 Pair of animals, property of one exhibitor

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00

Any Other Pedigree Beef Breed

Open to any Beef breed not already classified in the Schedule.
Cattle Section
Louise Clarke (Judge)
Class: 179 Cow any age with calf or with calf at foot

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 180 Heifer born on or after 01/01/2022 and before 31/05/2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 181 Bull born before 01/06/2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 182 Heifer or Bull born on or after 01/06/2023

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00

Commercial Cross Bred Beef Cattle

To be halter led. Steers to be entered in one class only.

Kindly Sponsored By: BRITMILK & BALLYMENA LIVESTOCK MART

Cattle Section
Mr Will Short (Judge)
Class: 183 Store Heifer

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 184 Beef Heifer

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 185 Store Bullock

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00
Class: 186 Beef Bullock

Prizes: 1st - £20, 2nd - £15 and 3rd - £10

Price: £8.00

Commercial Qualifying Class

Heifers must be 1 year old and under 2 years old on day of the Show. No Entry Fee. No Prize Money. Rosettes provided by Ulster Bank Ltd. Final TBC.
Cattle Section
Mr Will Short (Judge)
Class: 187 Suckler Heifer Championship

Description:

No entry fee. No prize money. Rosettes provided by Ulster Bank Ltd. Final TBC


Price: £0.00