Livestock

The cattle and sheep at Flintham Show are always a popular attraction.

For further information please contact Jayne Stubbs at livestock@flinthamshow.co.uk

Livestock at the Flintham Show

Beef Cattle

Entry £5 per entry per class

Judge: Mr D Hazard, Saltby Heath

With thanks to our sponsors – BELVOIR RIDGE HOLDINGS (for kindly sponsoring the Native classes) MR & MRS R BURTON, MELTON MOWBRAY CATTLE MARKET, MR D SHELTON, MR G SPENCE, TALLENTS SOLICITORS, DALTON TAGS and TOMKINS BUTCHERS OF RADCLIFFE.

Entries will not be accepted on Show Day. Judging will begin at 10:00 am.

All Stock entered in the Cattle Classes must be on the Show Ground half an hour before judging and must not be removed before 3.00 pm unless by prior arrangement with the cattle stewards.

CLASS 37 – Best Native Beef Breed bull

CLASS 38 – Best Native Beef Breed female (born before December 2015)

CLASS 39 – Best Native Beef Breed Maiden Heifer (for females born on after January 2016)

CLASS 40 – Best Continental Beef Breed bull

CLASS 41 – Best Continental Beef Breed female (born before December 2015)

CLASS 42 – Best Continental Breed Maiden Heifer (for females born on/after January 2016)

CLASS 43 – Best butcher’s Steer: Division – Lightweight CLASS 44 – Best butcher’s Steer: Division – Heavyweight

CLASS 45 – Best butcher’s Heifer: Division – Lightweight

CLASS 46 – Best butcher’s Heifer: Division – Heavyweight

CLASS 47 – Best pair of Beast – open to Natives, Continentals & Commercials

All Native and Continental Beef Breed entries must be registered in their respective full Pedigree Herd Book. Pedigree certificates must be available on show day.

We reserve the right to amalgamate classes if insufficient numbers. Under current regulations, Flintham Show is exempt from requirements for pre-movement TB testing for all cattle.

Entries in classes 43-46 will be weighed at the Showground on arrival. Divisions will be made as equally as possible by the stewards. This will be dependent on the number forward and the weight on the day.

All exhibitors will receive £20 appearance money on completion of the Judging.

Prizes 1st £30 2nd £20 3rd £15

A fourth Prize of £4 will be awarded where there are more than eight ExhibitsA CHAMPION PRIZE of £30 for the Champion in Classes 37 39 kindly donated by BELVOIR RIDGE HOLDINGS.

A RESERVE CHAMPION PRIZE of £25 for the Reserve Champion in Classes 37 – 39 kindly donated by Mr R. BURTON.

A CHAMPION PRIZE of £30 for the best animal in Classes 43 – 46 kindly donated by Mr G SPENCE.

AN OVERALL CHAMPION PRIZE OF £50 for the winner of the Championship between the Champion Native, Champion Continental and Champion Commercial kindly donated by MR & MRS R BURTON.

Trophies

S42 KEN BURTON TROPHY, for the Champion Animal in classes 43 – 46

S43 SWINDELLS BROS. CHALLENGE CUP, for the Best Heifer in classes 45 – 46

S44 BARRY ALLSOP MEMORIAL TROPHY, for the Reserve Champion Beast in classes 43 – 46

S45 PHILIP MACHIN CHALLENGE TROPHY, for the Best Pair of Beast

S46 CONRAD UNDERWOOD TROPHY, for the Best Steer in classes 43 – 44

S47 BELVOIR RIDGE SUPREME CHAMPION CUP, for the Champion Native Animal in classes 37 – 39

S48 THE RIVERLANDS TROPHY, for the Reserve Champion Native Animal in classes 37 – 39

Trophies and prizes to be presented on completion of the judging. 

 

 

 

 

Sheep

Entry £5 per entry per class

Judge: Mr J Baggaley, Normanton

With thanks to Melton Mowbray Cattle Market and Tomkins Butchers of Radcliffe for their kind sponsorship.

Entries will not be accepted on Show Day. Judging will be at 11.00 am and is open to any breed or cross breed. ALL sheep must NOT be trimmed – this rule will strictly enforced.

CLASS 48 For the Best Pen of three breeding Ewes

CLASS 49 For the Best Pen of three Gimmers, with not more than 2 broad teeth

CLASS 50 For the Best Pen of three Butchers Lambs

CLASS 51 For the Best Pen of three Cross Bred Ewe Lambs suitable for breeding

CLASS 52 Ram Class, any Continental breed six months and over CLASS 53 Ram Class, any Non – Continental breed six months and over Note: Lambs to be shown in one class only, either 48 or 49.

Prizes

1st Prize £12 2nd Prize £8 3rd Prize £6 4th Prize £3

A prize of £20 will be awarded to the Champion Pen of Sheep

Trophies

S51 – SHELDON & SONS CUP, for the Champion Pen of Sheep

S52 – T H SHELDON & W PELL TANKARD, given by the late Mr R Davies for the Best Pen of Lambs in the above Classes.

S53 – W E HEMPHREY PERPETUAL CHALLENGE CUP, for the Best Pen of Cross-bred Lambs in the Show sired by an English Breed of Ram S54 – C C PRICE PERPETUAL CUP, for the Best Pen of White faced Sheep kindly given by Mr C J Price

S55 – THE FLAWBOROUGH TROPHY, for the Champion Non-Continental breed of Ram Trophies and prizes to be presented on completion of judging.