National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs

Fun, Learning, and Achievement


National final: 

Friday 15 July 2022

Entries close:

Friday 17 June 2022


The Great Yorkshire Show, Harrogate, HG2 8NZ 

Outline of competition:

The competitor will be required to assess four dairy cows (breed to be advised) using the linear method of assessing characteristics.  Competitors are also required to place these cattle in order of merit as to their suitability for milk production and breeding herd replacements.

Competitors to give positive reasons to the Judges to justify their placings.

The cattle will be designated A, B, X, Y.

NFYFC are following the Holstein UK guidelines for Linear Assessment in this competition.


Dairy Stockjudging Rules (28 & Under) 

General Rules

Where to book in: 

Herdsman Café by the Cattle Lines

Presentation of Awards:

Approx 2.30pm 

Checklist of things to bring with you on the day:

  • Membership card
  • Parental consent form for all U18s – copy to be returned to NFYFC 10 days prior to event
  • Absentee form – completed by the County Office to be excused from presentation of awards
  • Additional form of ID
  • Admission ticket to be sent 

How to get there: 

Stockjudging guidelines:

Visit the AHDB Website and watch the video guide below. 

Watch this for top tips:


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