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The David Allen Stockperson of the Year Competition

The David Allen Stockperson of the Year Competition

The 'Stockperson of the Year' competition will take place during the day from 10am – 1pm

Aim:  To test the skills, knowledge and capabilities of the progressive livestock farmer

In Conjunction With:

Who Can Enter?
Entries are invited from pairs who must be members of a Young Farmers Club

  • 12 – 26 years YFC pairs

The Competition

Class 1 | Stock-judging | Sponsored by NEMSA

  • Each pair must place four Mule sheep in the correct order (as determined by the chosen judge)

Class 2 | EBV Challenge | Sponsored by the British Charolais Cattle Society

  • Looking in details at EBVs of 4 bulls, each pair must select the most appropriate bull for each given scenario

Class 3 | Carbon Challenge |Sponsored by Carbon Metrics

  • Multiple-choice questionnaire

Class 4 | Stock Value Challenge

  • Each pair must value 4 different grades of stock ie store animal, calf, prime lamb, breeding sheep


  • A Cash Prize will be presented for 1st, 2nd & 3rd places
  • The Overall Winners will be presented with a trophy

Entries will be accepted on the day, Friday 29th October, but for any pre-expo queries, contact Auctioneer, Paul Gardner direct on M: 07736 883671 or email him direct