Pedigree Cattle

Information for pedigree cattle classes

Head of Section Trevor Chadwick Contact No. 085 - 8011963

You can find an international flavour in this section, with no more than 12 continental breeds from Irish Moiled,  Simmental, Charolais, Limousin, Belgian Blue, Angus, Hereford, Salers, Aubrac, Blond d’Aquitaine, Shorthorn and Parthenaise.

There promises to be keen competition from the top breeders in the country, for the new specially commissioned Gold Medal and the coveted FBD National Livestock Show rosette.

The programme in the Pedigree Beef section also incorporates the National Show for the Limousin and Hereford Societies.

The pedigree cattle section will have over 200 classes, for no less than 13 breeds, while it being the National Show for the Limousin, Charolais, Hereford and Simmental Societies.  Included in the Angus classes is the Angus Beef Ireland National Calf Championships, with €1,000 prize fund for each of 6 classes.

The Salers Society are also hosting their National Calf Championship, with 4 classes having a €500 prize fund in each class.  

The other breeds being catered for in the Pedigree section of the FBD National Livestock Show are Belgian Blue, Aubrac, Piemontese, Irish Moiled, Blondes, Parthenaise and Beef Shorthorn.