YMA National Calf Show Finals 2018

The YMA National Calf Show Finals will be held at The Hub in Cillin Hill, Co. Kilkenny on Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th. The two day event is a training platform for Young Members to participate in and develop their skills as the next generation of young breeders.

Judging this year are Sam Wake and Sarah Liddle. Sam, who will judge the Clipping and Handling classes, owns the Blydale Herd of Holstein Friesians which holds many awards among them All Britain Awards and Junior Championships at UK Dairy Expo. Sarah, who will judge the Calf classes, grew up with the Dalesend herd and now manages her own micro herd under the Salcrest prefix. She runs an agricultural marketing and consultancy business – The Farm Organisation – and also judges cows of many breeds across the UK.

As well as the clipping and showing classes, there are awards for Ag-Analysis, Club Sportsmanship, Best Club Stand and many more. There is also plenty of entertainment and fun for all the young members.