Livestock and Agriculture

Enter our livestock and agriculture shows…

Our livestock section always put on a fantastic display for our visitors to view.  We have classes for sheep, pigs and other agriculture exhibits.

Livestock Secretary: Mrs Carol Radford & Mr Andrew Keeling

12 Rotherhams Hill, Baddesley Ensor, Atherstone Warwickshire CV9 2DR
T: 07792 726965 

Please contact us for further information.

Sheep Classes

Judging commences at 10.00am

Entry fees £5 per class. Prize money £25£20£10

Any continental (to include Texal, Beltex, Charollais) and any native breed (to include non-primitive and Down breeds)*

Class A1 Ram any age
Class A2 Ewe any age
Class A3 Ram Lamb
Class A4 Ewe lamb

*If there is a high number of entrants then the class will be split.

A special rosette will be awarded to the best continental breed and best native breed.

Best in Show

The TVL Cup will be presented to the ‘Best Sheep in Show’.

Rare and minority breeds (Primitive, includes North Ronaldsay, Shetland, Soay, Manx Loaghtan, Castlemilk Moorit and Boreray)

Class A5 Ram any age
Class A6 Ewe any age
Class A7 Ram Lamb
Class A8 Ewe Lamb

Other Classes

Class A9 Group of 3 Sheep (2 of which must be female)
Class A10 Pet Sheep Fun Class (any breed or crossbreed, can be a Wether / Ewe / Ram)

Young Handler 16 and under

To be judged on the turnout and ability to handle livestock.
The Society present a rosette to all young handlers.

Class A11 Young Handler

Enter on the day – entry fee £2

Prize money 1st £5 2nd £33rd £2

Closing date for all entries Friday 13th July 2018.

Download an entry form
PDF
Download an entry form

Pig Classes

Judging commences at 10.00am 

Entry fees £5 per class. Prize money £25 £20 £10

Class A12 Sow born before July 1st 2017
Class A13 Gilt born after July 1st 2017
Class A14 Gilt born after January 1st 2018
Class A15 Boar born after January 1st 2018
Class A16 Pair of pigs

Young Handler 16 and under

To be judged on the turnout and ability to handle livestock.
The Society present a rosette to all young handlers.

Class A17 Young Pig Handler 

Enter on the day entry fee £2. Prize money 1st £5 2nd £3 3rd £2 

Best in Show

The Champions will be eligible to 
compete for the Henry Plumb Cup and 
Reserve Rosette for the ‘Best in Show’.

Closing date for all entries Friday 13th July 2018.

Download an entry form
PDF
Download an entry form

Agricultural Classes

Judging commences at 10.00am

Entry fees £1 per entry. Prize money £3 £2 £1.

Class A18 Bale of meadow hay
Class A19 Bale of seed hay
Class A20 Sheaf of oats – any variety, not less than 50cm in diameter Class A21 Sheaf of barley – any variety, not less than 50cm in diameter
Class A22 Sheaf of wheat – any variety, not less than 50cm in diameter
Class A23 Maize – six stalks

Download an entry form

Rules, General Information & Veterinary Requirements

  • All animals must be on showground by 9.00am and must not leave the showground until 4.00pm.
  • All animals must be on showground by 9.00am and must not leave the showground until 4.00pm.
  • No animals are to be unloaded without a veterinary inspection.
  • All exhibitors must be aware of all the regulations currently being enforced by DEFRA.
  • All Bio Security restrictions must be adhered to.
  • The Society reserve the right to refuse entry to any exhibitor who does not comply with any of the Regulations laid out.
  • All cattle must be led by halter; exhibitors must display the number given to the animal.
  • All exhibits are shown at the owner’s own risk and no responsibility will be held by the Society for any damage or injury caused to owners, exhibitor, handlers, stewards, animals or members of the public.
  • The Society reserves the right to cancel, amalgamate or split any class in the event of insufficient entries.
  • Each class must have 3 entries for prize money to be awarded.
  • The judge’s decision will be final.
  • Exhibitors are responsible for keeping their animals under control at all times.
  • The Society will not accept responsibility for any injury, loss or damage to any persons, animal or property.
  • Prize money will be available for collection from 3.00pm onwards on show day only, any money not collected will be returned to the Show Treasurer and will not be forwarded to the winning exhibitors.
  • The Society shall endeavour to supply treated tap water.
  • Uncovered penning and cattle lines for all animals are available. Exhibitors should come prepared for all weathers.
  • Exhibitors should state if their animals are CAE Accredited and penning and unloading will be made in accordance with current regulations.
  • All animals must be identified.
  • Closing date for all entries Friday 13th July 2018.

PLEASE NOTE: no cars will be allowed on to the main showground and spectators will be expected to pay normal admission rates unless exceptional circumstances and prior arrangements are made with the livestock and agricultural show secretary.