CATTLE CLASSES 2019
Sunday May 12th, 2019. Entries received before or on April 30th will be entered into a draw for €50. Entry fee is €12 for all classes. Entry fees will not be returned in the case of an animal being withdrawn. Judging commences at 12.30 sharp. 5% to be deducted from prize money in accordance with I.S.A. rules.
All animals must come from herds which are officially TB free and the herd and relevant animals must have a clear test within the previous 12 months. The test must be recorded on the Departments Animal Health System. No pre-movement test is required for TB. However, it is recommended by the department that there is a 30 day pre movement test for TB. All Bovines must bear double plastic tags as issued by the Department’s identification system and must be accompanied by their passports and movement compliance certs.
Prizes: 1st €80, 2nd €50, 3rd €30
Class 80 Friesian Heifer calf born in 2019
Class 81 Friesian Heifer calf born between 1/11/2018 and 31/12/2018
Class 82 Friesian Heifer calf born between 1/7/2018 and 31/10/2018
Class 83 Friesian Heifer calf born between 01/01/2018 and 30/06/2018
Class 84 Friesian Heifer calf born before 01/01/2018
Class 85 Jersey Maiden Heifer any age
Class 86 Junior Champion & Reserve Junior Champion (Open to classes 80 – 85). Rosettes.
Class 87 Jersey Cow or Heifer in milk any age
Class 88 Friesian Heifer having had 1 calf and in milk.
Class 89 Friesian Cow having had 2 or more calves and in milk.
Class 90 Supreme Female Champion €50.
Class 91 Dairy Young Handlers
(No Entry Fee) Rosettes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd.
A. Children Under 12
B. Junior: Entrants must be Over 12 and Under 18
C. Senior: Entrants must be Over 18 and Under 26
Class 92 Rare Breed – The Kerry Cow or Heifer any age.
Class 93 Shorthorn cow or heifer in milk or in calf
Class 94 Male or female born after 01/08/2018
Class 95 Champion Shorthorn. Prize money €50.
Class 96 Angus Cow any age
Class 97 Angus Heifer born before 01/08/2018
Class 98 Angus Heifer born on or after 01/08/2018
Class 99 Angus Bull born after 01/08/2018
Class 100 Pedigree Angus Bull/Heifer calf born after 01/01/19
Class 101 Best pair any age. Property of one exhibitor. Prize money €50
Class 102 Spring Laide Class – open to cow or heifer, male or female calf – animal must be exhibitor bred of Irish bred Sire and Dam. Pedigree cert. must be produced. Prize €120, €50, €30. Sponsored by Donal Spring, in memory of his parents Dan Spring and Anna Laide.
CHAMPION ANGUS €50
The following classes are qualifiers for the Munster Branch Male and Female competitions.
Class 103 Hereford cow any age
Class 104 Female born on or before 30/06/2017
Class 105 Female born between 01/07/2017 and 30/06/2018
Class 106 Female born on or after 01/07/2018
Class 107 Male born on or after 01/07/2018
Class 108 Male or female born on or after 01/12/2018 (Class will be split if sufficient entries)
Class 109 Best pair any age. Property of one exhibitor. Prize money €50
CHAMPION HEREFORD €50
Class 110 Female born before 01/08/2018
Class 111 Female born on or after 01/08/2018
Class 112 Male born on or after 01/08/2018
Class 113 Best pair any age. Property of one exhibitor. Prize money €50
CHAMPION CHAROLAIS €50
Kindly sponsored by McDonalds
Class 114 Female born before 01/08/2018
Class 115 Female born on or after 01/08/2018
Class 116 Male born on or after 01/08/2018
Class 117 Best pair any age. Property of one exhibitor. Prize money €50
CHAMPION SIMMENTAL €50
Class 118 Female born before 01/08/2018
Class 119 Female born on or after 01/08/2018
Class 120 Male born on or after 01/08/2018
Class 121 Best pair any age. Property of one exhibitor. Prize money €50
CHAMPION LIMOUSIN €50
Class 122 Heifer born before 01/08/2018
Class 123 Male or Female born on or after 01/08/2018
Class 124 Best pair any age. Property of one exhibitor. Prize money €50
Class 125 Female no age limit
Class 126 Male born on or after 01/08/2018
Class 127 Commercial animal male born before 01/09/2018
Class 128 Commercial animal female born before 01/09/2018
Class 129 Male or female born between 01/09/2018 and 31/12/2018
Class 130 Male or female born after 01/01/2019
Class 131 Young Handlers Class – Beef Breeds
Entrants must be Under 16. Entry Fee €5.
Prizes: 1st: €20, 2nd: €15, 3rd: €10, 4th to end of line plaques
Class 132 Overall Champion of the Show
1st and 2nd prize winners must parade in ring.
Champion €100. Reserve Champion €50
THE IRISH SHOWS ASSOCIATION & SWINFORD SHOW SOCIETY PRESENT
The All Ireland Suckler Heifer Championship Sponsored by
Progressive Genetics, “Ireland’s leading A.I. provider”
Prize Fund: Cash & Vouchers to the Value of €1,600
RULES AND CONDITIONS
1. The competition is open to All Breeds of non pedigree Heifers, suitable to pro- duce and rear a calf with potential for current commercial beef
2. Heifers may be in calf or maiden at final. For heifers that are in-calf,
evidence must be produced i.e. Scanning Cert, or Insemination Cert.
3. Heifer’s potential mothering ability will be assessed.
4. Up to 2 heifers may qualify at each show if the standard is deemed
5. Individual exhibitors may qualify up to 2 heifers for the final.
6. All heifers must be haltered trained and led by a competent adult.
7. Animals qualifying for this final are ineligible for entry to other classes at the Swinford Show
8. The foregoing rules should be read in conjunction with I.S.A/ General Rules for 2018 together with Swinford Show Rules.
Entry Fee: To Qualifying Show: €10 To Final: €15
Prizes: Fund Cash/Vouchers
Champion: €500. & Sash. 2nd: €250. 3rd: €150. 4th & 5th:€100.
6th to 15th :€50.
Final: SWINFORD SHOW – Sunday 25th August 2019
ANY CLASSES WITH TWO OR LESS ENTRIES MAY BE CANCELLED.
ALL CATTLE MUST BE UNLOADED IN UNLOADING BAY JUDGES DECISION IS FINAL