A new booklet aimed at helping Young Farmers judge livestock competitions
has been launched by EBLEX.
National Primestock Show
Up and coming livestock judges are to be given a chance to boost
their skills thanks to the English Beef and Lamb Executive (EBLEX).
photo courtesy www.limousin.co.uk
A new booklet packed with information about what to look for on finished
cattle and sheep is to be launched at the National Primestock Show
at Bingley, Staffs on November 18/19.
The pocket-sized guide, to be distributed through YFC (Young Farmers
Clubs), has been produced through the EBLEX Beef and Sheep Better
Returns Programmes and is illustrated with pictures and drawings
of what to look for and charts showing the ideal fat levels and conformation
for today’s markets.
Clive Brown, EBLEX Regional Manager for Western England, said: “It
is hoped the booklet will give young farmers who are keen to get
involved with stock judging the knowledge and confidence to go out
there and give well informed opinions and come to sound decisions.
“It will not only help them with their judging, but also in
producing their own livestock to the right specifications for today’s
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