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Ballymena Show to host Simmental heifer derby

by | Apr 11, 2016

The NI Simmental Cattle Breeders’ Club has announced that its Woodcraft Kitchens (Kilrea) Junior Heifer Derby will take place at Ballymena Show on Saturday 28th May.

Open to heifers born in 2015, the heifer derby carries a total prize fund of £400, and will be judged by Tony O’Leary from the noted Seaview Herd based at Ballincollig, County Cork.

There are three classes in the heifer derby – 1/1/15 to 30/4/15; 1/5/15 to 31/8/15 and 1/9/15 to 31/12/15.

The schedule for County Antrim Agricultural Association’s Ballymena Show includes a variety of classes for Simmental cows, heifers, bulls, and is also a qualifier for the Ivomec Super Simmental Pair of the Year competition. The event is a nominated points show for the Danske Bank Male and Female of the Year Awards.

Entries close on Friday 6th May.

View the schedule online at www.ballymenashow.co.uk, or contact the secretary Janet Hume on tel: 028 2565 2666.


Discussing plans for the NI Simmental Club's Woodcraft Kitchen (Kilrea) Junior Heifer Derby are, from left: Robin Boyd, County Antrim Agricutural Association; sponsor Eamon McCloskey; and club chairman Matthew Cunning. 

Discussing plans for the NI Simmental Club’s Woodcraft Kitchen (Kilrea) Junior Heifer Derby are, from left: Robin Boyd, County Antrim Agricutural Association; sponsor Eamon McCloskey; and club chairman Matthew Cunning.