Meath herd gears up to host YDP workshop


Do you wish to enhance or brush-up on your stockmanship skills ahead of show season 2018? Well, this workshop on John McEnroe’s farm may be for you!

Meath herd gears up to host YDP workshop

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Do you wish to enhance or brush-up on your stockmanship skills ahead of show season 2018? Well, this workshop on John McEnroe’s farm may be for you!

One of Ireland’s oldest and best-known herds will play host to a Youth Development Workshop on Thursday, June, 28th, 2018.

Proceedings will be led by Oldcastle Agricultural Show Committee on the holding of Irish Aberdeen-Angus farmer John McEnroe in Oldcastle, Co. Meath - home to the Liss Herd.

The annual event teaches young livestock exhibitors how to clean; clip and groom cattle for show day, with this year’s demonstrations set to outline best practices in farm safety; leading cattle and halter-making.

The workshop which will be led by experienced livestock exhibitors that form part of Oldcastle Agricultural Show Committee and is targeted at those who will compete in Class 90; 91 and 92 - OPEN SHOWMANSHIP GIRLS & BOYS at the Oldcastle Agricultural Show or anyone who is interested in learning more about the art of showing cattle.

Get Involved

To be eligible to compete, children must be 12-years of age or older and there is a €5 participation fee which includes a light meal. Registration takes place at 6 pm. All enquiries should be made to (087) 434 6986.

The Oldcastle Agricultural Show will take place on Sunday 15th July - see here for further details.

Image source: Oldcastle Agricultural Show.

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