Competition Schedule

A schedule of competition events

08:30

Press Briefing

09:00

Primestock show judging commences

09:30

Judging of the Steak  & Burger Awards

10:00

Live cattle handling equipment and machinery demonstrations start and will take place throughout the day

11:00

One minutes silence to mark remembrance day

11:01

Speakers sessions commence in Speakers Corner

Our Route to a Premium Market chaired by John Hoskin (11:01-12:00)

  • Ed Green - Chair Meat South West
  • Minette Batters- Deputy President NFU and co- founder of ladies in Beef
  • Phillip Warren - Master Butcher 

Work of AHDB Beef & Lamb chaired by Joseph Keating (12:15-13:15)

  • Research & Development in the Beef Sector- Dr Mary Vickers, Senior Beef & Sheep Scientist
  • Consumer Insights, Challenges and Opportunities for Beef - David Swales, Head of Strategic Insight
  • Promoting Beef in Retail and Food Service- Hugh Judd - Food Service Project Manager

Health & Production Chaired by Jonathan Chapman (13:30-14:30)

  • Beef Bull Selection for the Dairy Herd - Arwell Owen, Beef Bull Buyer Genus ABS
  • On farm control of Neospora - Professor Lee Innes, Moredun foundation
  • On farm control of Cryptosporidium - Dr Beth Wells, Moredun Foundation
  • Where now for bTB control - Rupert Dod NBA bTB committee

 

 

15:00

Parade of Champions and presentation of all prizes in the main ring

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