National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs

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Name of competition: Dairy Stockjudging Linear Assessment (27 & Under)

Upcoming competition date: Great Yorkshire Show, Thursday 15th July, 2021

Venue: Great Yorkshire Show, Harrogate, Yorkshire

Please leave enough travelling time as The Great Yorkshire Show attracts many thousands of visitors each day – hence there may be traffic build-up.

Outline of competition:

The competitor will be required to assess four dairy cows (breed to be notified) 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. 

Rules & General Rules: Great Yorkshire Show - Dairy Stock Judging Linear (27 and Under) Rules 2020 - 21 & General Rules 2020 - 2021
Competitor Information:

Timetable for the Day:
When to book in:
Where to book in: In front of the Dairy Ring (cattle lines) next to the Holstein Society stand
Presentation of Awards: Approx 2:30pm at the Yorkshire & East Riding YFC stand

Stockjudging guidelines: Stockjudging Video & AHDB Website

How to get there:

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Checklist of things to bring with you on the day:

  • Membership Card
  • Parental Consent Form for all U18s - Copy returned to NFYFC 10 days prior to event
  • Absentee Form - Completed by County Office to be excused from presentation of awards
  • Additional form of ID
  • White Coat
  • Pen

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