Cattle Events

Classes 1-16 £10/ Classes 17 & 18 FREE

Entries Close: Friday 14th June 2024
Judge: Millie/Boomer Birch, Staffordshire
Judging commences: 10.00am. All cattle to be on the showground by 8.30am.

Entry Fees:  Classes 1-16: £10.00 per class. Classes 17 & 18 FREE.
Prizes: Classes 1-16: 1st £30 · 2nd £20 · 3rd £10 · Rosettes to 4th place.
Classes 16 & 17: 1st £8 · 2nd £5 · 3rd £3 · Rosettes to all.

If you wish to enter online via credit/debit card payment please use the Form below. Choose your Class Entry Number from the list of choices, stating the Name of Animal, Ear Tag No., Breed, Animal Date of Birth, and add your Vehicle Registration Number. You can add as many entries as you wish by using ‘Add to Basket’ before finalising your order and proceeding to checkout.

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Continental Section:

Class 1 Bull under 2 years of age
(Kindly sponsored by Jones & Sons, Manor Farm)
Class 2 Bull over 2 years of age
(Kindly sponsored by Heygate & Sons Ltd)
Class 3 Cow in calf or with calf at foot
(Kindly sponsored by Mole Valley)
Class 4 Heifer
(Kindly sponsored by Mole Valley)

Native Section:
Class 5 Bull under 2 years of age
(Kindly sponsored by Cross Counties Farm Vets)
Class 6 Bull over 2 years of age
(Kindly sponsored by Heygate & Sons Ltd)
Class 7 Cow in calf or with calf at foot
(Kindly sponsored by Thrapston Market)
Class 8 Heifer born in 2022
(Kindly sponsored by The Grassy Shire)
Class 9 Heifer born in 2023 (Kindly sponsored by Melton Mowbray Market)

Commercial Section:
Class 10
Limousin X Heifer (Kindly sponsored by Ellacotts Accountants)
Class 11 Any other Continental X Heifer (Kindly sponsored by Fosseway Vets)
Class 12 Limousin X Steer (Kindly sponsored by Cross Counties Farm Vets)
Class 13 Any other Continental X Steer (Kindly sponsored by Ellacotts Accountants)
Class 14 Native sired steer or heifer (Kindly sponsored by Fosseway Vets)
Class 15 Potential Primestock Heifer for 2024 Christmas Show (Kindly sponsored by Meadow Quality Ltd)
Class 16 Potential Primestock Steer for 2024 Christmas Show (Sponsored tube confirmed)
the animals entered into this class cannot be entered into any other classes at the show.

Commercial Section Championship sponsored by Melton Mowbray Market Championship and Reserve Champion Rosette.

Young Handlers Classes:
Class 17 Young Handler (Open to all handlers 15 years and under on the date of the show)
(Kindly sponsored by Hidden Hideaway)
Class 18 Young Handler (Open to all handlers over 16 years and under 21 years on the date of the show).
(Kindly sponsored by Thrapston Market)

Championship

Continental Section Championship will compete for the St Mary’s Livestock Transport Trophy. Kindly sponsored by St Mary’s Transport.

Native Section Championship will compete for the Haddon Burditt Trophy. Kindly sponsored by Mrs Lynda Burditt.

Commercial Section Championship will compete for the commercial section championship and rosette. Kindly sponsored by Melton Mowbray Market.

The Supreme Championship will compete for the Joseph Morris Shield. Kindly sponsored by Joseph Morris Butchers Ltd.

MANOR FARM FEEDS present a voucher for £50 to the Supreme Champion and £25.00 voucher to the Reserve Supreme Champion.

There will be a PARADE OF CHAMPIONS in the Cattle Ring at approx 3.00 p.m. exhibitors can then leave the Showground.

Heart of England Cattle Championship
This year Cattle Exhibitors will have the opportunity to gain points by showing at the three shows of Kenilworth (TBA), Blaston (30 June 2024) and Blakesley (3 August 2022).4

Exhibitors will accumulate points for entering cattle (up to a maximum of four animals) and awarded points for top five placings.

Each show will award Sashes and Rosettes kindly sponsored by their respective NFU Mutual Branch Stoneleigh, Market Harborough and Brackley.

The Exhibitor with the most points at the conclusion of the three Shows will be awarded the prize money sponsored by Harris & Clarke Chartered Accountants. Ts & Cs apply.

Entry to the Show
Blaston Show greatly values your participation and we trust that our competitors appreciate that the Show is a registered charity, with the purpose of raising funds for deserving local causes. As such, to avoid any misunderstanding or misinterpretation we would inform all Equine and Livestock Competitors that their Competition Entry Fees (regardless of number of classes entered) entitle them to complimentary Show Entry for a maximum of 2 people only.

Any additional people/helpers/vehicle passengers accompanying the animals, over the age of 12 will be charged £5.00 each for admission.

Head of Section: Andrew Fyfe
Tel: 07968 544658
Email: cattle@blastonshow.co.uk

Please note: Classes may be merged or divided at the judge’s discretion. All cattle must be halter trained. Current Defra regulations do not require pre or post movement TB Tests.

Entry to the Show
Blaston Show greatly values your participation and we trust that our competitors appreciate that the Show is a registered charity, with the purpose of raising funds for deserving local causes. As such, to avoid any misunderstanding or misinterpretation we would inform all Equine and Livestock Competitors that their Competition Entry Fees (regardless of number of classes entered) entitle them to complimentary Show Entry for a maximum of 2 people only.

Any additional people/helpers, over the age of 12, travelling in that horsebox or towing vehicle, will be charged £5.00 each for admission. Any other people/helpers in other vehicles accompanying horseboxes or animal trailers will be directed to the public car park and pay the standard entry fee.

If you wish to apply via post please download the entrance form below:

Advanced postal booking is available by cheque payment by downloading and completing the postal entry form. Although cheques are still accepted, please note that due to our local bank branch closure from April, the gathering of cheques for banking and clearing adds time to you receiving your event confirmation. So if you choose this method, please remember to post your entry and cheque as soon as possible after placing your order. As such, we require receipt of your cheque before Friday 14th June. The facility to make cheque-based orders will cease on Monday 1oth June. Credit/debit card entries will cease on Monday 17th June.

Please ensure you read our Show & Event Rules before Applying.