Ayrshires®
Cattle Society of Great Britain and Ireland
 

On Farm Challenge Competition Closing Date Extension

19th February 2021

There has been an extension to this Competition because of adverse weather over the last few weeks. The closing date now will be the 31st of March 2021 

The "On Farm Challenge" is split into two categories, entries 51% Ayrshire and above and 50% Ayrshire and below.

There are four classes for the 51% Ayrshire and above and two classes for the 50% Ayrshire and below.

The competition is for photos taken of your animals in their natural state, unhaltered. Please do not topline your animal but washed and clipped is accepted.

Please send in three photos of each entry, a left side shot, a right side shot and a rear shot of the animal, members are encouraged to enter multiple classes.

The competition closing date for photos to be emailed to the office is 31st of March 2021.

We are very fortunate to have Klas Johansson from Sweden to judge the competition, some of you will have met Klas and his wife Anja on the Society Conferences over the years.  

The Classes are as follows:- 

Animals above 51% Ayrshire 

Class 1, Heifer in Milk

Class 2, Cow in Milk having had 2 or 3 calvings

Class 3, Cow in Milk having had 4 or 5 calvings

Class 4, Cow in Milk having had 6 or more calvings

There will be a Championship judged from the Class winners above

Animals 50% Ayrshire and below 

Class 5, Heifer in Milk

Class 6, Cow in Milk

There will be a Championship judged on the Class winners above.

The Competition prizes are being sponsored by Cattle Services (Ayr) Ltd in the way of semen vouchers to be used within 6 months of the results.  All rules are in the document below.  Good Luck!

Klas and Anja Johansson at their local show, Cow in front has had 7 calves and the Heifer behind is the result of Klas & Anja purchasing embryo's in 2015 at the Conference sale from Heydale Dream Bronara.
Klas and Anja Johansson at their local show, Cow in front has had 7 calves and the Heifer behind is the result of Klas & Anja purchasing embryo's in 2015 at the Conference sale from Heydale Dream Bronara.

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