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.
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.