Young Farmers Overwintered Competition


Thursday 21st & Friday 22nd March 2019

Show and Sale of Young Farmers Overwintered Cattle

The objective of the competition is to encourage young farmers to take part in the buying and selling of cattle through the live auction system and, in particular, to practise the art of stockmanship in the tasks of selection, feeding, presenting and parading animals for Show and Sale. Young farmers are offered the opportunity to purchase cattle at the autumn sales, feed them through the winter with a key part of the competition covering the commercial aspects of production in the feeders margin and daily weight gain categories. The competition will conclude at the Show and Sale at Thainstone Centre in March.

Purchased Cattle must be entered on the day of purchase at the Main Office.
Home Bred Cattle must be entered by the 1st December 2018.

Online bidding with

Please send your photo's to
Please reference any photo's with ear tag number or animal name for ease of matching to catalogue order.

Competition Categories
Best Quality Animal
Best Presented & Paraded Animal
Highest Average Daily Liveweight Gain
Highest Feeders’ Margin
Best Overwintered Animal
Novice Award
Junior Young Farmer Award
Young Farmers Club Award