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28 & 29 June 2023
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Livestock

The Royal Norfolk Show gives exhibitors the chance to showcase their finest livestock at the largest two-day Agricultural Show in the Country. 

The Show offers over 600 classes, 196 special classes and 258 championship classes for Cattle, Sheep, Pigs, Goats and Small Livestock.

Highlights this year include the Aberdeen Angus Cattle Society National Summer Show and the Kerry Hill Flock Book Society National Show. The Queen’s Prize Perpetual Challenge Trophy will also be awarded in the Pig Section this year.

Rabbits, cavies and eggs, will be among those featuring in the ever-popular Small Livestock marquee, which will again have a Championship Row. The area will also have a particular focus on education so we can find out about all of our favourite pets! Sadly due to the ongoing restrictions surrounding Avian Influenza, the difficult decision has been taken to cancel the Poultry Section at the Royal Norfolk Show 2022.

Livestock Enquiries to:

bethany.hams@rnaa.org.uk

Entries are now open! Please download the Prize Schedule below and make your entries online by clicking the ‘Enter Here’ button. There are no paper entry forms this year, so entries must be submitted online.

Show qualifiers
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  • British Limousin – The classes will form part of the East Midlands Limousin Breeders’ Club competition.
  • Highland Cattle – Winning exhibitors can gain points for the Highland Cattle Society Annual Show Fold of the Year competition.
  • Hereford – This Show is a qualifier for the UK Hereford of the Year competition.
  • South Devon – Points will be awarded by the breed society towards the Coronation Trophy, Bull, Female and Junior Bull of the Year.
  • Young Handlers – This Show is qualifier for the East of England Young Stock Person of the Year.
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  • Berkshire – This Show is a qualifier for the Berkshire Pig Breeders Club Champion of Champions 2022.
  • British Lop – The classes are qualifiers for the British Lop Pig Society Lop of the Year competition.
  • British Saddleback – The highest placed Saddleback pig born in 2019 of either sex will be eligible to enter for the Final of the Junior Saddleback Championship.
  • Oxford Sandy & Black – The classes are qualifiers for the OSBPS Champion of Champions 2022.
  • We will be hosting the BPA Pig of the Year Heat and a BPA Young Pig of the Year Heat
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  • Shetland – Winning exhibitors can gain points for the Shetland Sheep Society Annual Flock competition.
  • Young Handlers – This Show is qualifier for the East of England Young Stock Person of the Year, with the finals taking place at the East of England Showground. The young handler classes are also qualifiers for the RBST Young Shepherd of the Year competition
Livestock classes
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Dairy Cattle Classes

  • Holstein
  • Ayrshire
  • Jersey
  • Any Other Dairy Breed
  • Dairy Interbreed Championship

 

Beef Cattle Classes

  • Aberdeen Angus Cattle Society National Summer Show
  • Beef Shorthorn
  • Belted Galloway
  • British White
  • Dexter
  • Hereford
  • Highland
  • Lincoln Red
  • Red Poll
  • South Devon
  • Sussex
  • Any Other Native Beef Breed (including Any Other Rare Breed)
  • British Blue
  • British Charolais
  • British Limousin
  • British Simmental
  • Any Other Continental Breed
  • Commercial Beef

Heygates Country Feeds Team of Five Competition

 

Beef Interbreed Championship

  • Cattle Young Handlers
  • Calf Classes
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  • Suffolk
  • Blue Texel
  • Hampshire Down
  • Jacob
  • Lincoln Longwool
  • Norfolk Horn
  • Southdown
  • Texel
  • Coloured Ryeland
  • Charollais

 

Kerry Hill Flock Book Society National Show 2022

  • Shetland
  • Beltex
  • Any Other Primitive Breed
  • Any Other British Down Breed
  • Any Other British Longwool Breed
  • Any Other Native Breed (incl. Hill & Heath)
  • Any Other Continental Breed
  • Butchers Lambs

 

Wool Fleeces Competition 

 

Supreme Championship

 

Interbreed Pairs Championship

 

Eastern Region National Sheep Association Trophies

 

Trimmed Championship

  • Wool on the Hoof
  • Sheep Young Handlers
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  • British Lop
  • Middle White
  • Tamworth
  • Large Black
  • British Saddleback
  • Gloucester Old Spot
  • Berkshire
  • Oxford Sandy & Black
  • Any Other Traditional Breed
  • Large White
  • Welsh
  • Hampshire and Duroc
  • Any Other Modern Breed
  • Commercial Pigs

 

Supreme Championship

 

BPA Pig of the Year

 

BPA Young Pig of the Year

 

Interbreed Pairs

  • Pig Young Handlers
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Royal Norfolk Show – Wednesday

Female Goats:

  • Saanen
  • British Sannen
  • British Alpine
  • Toggenburg
  • British Toggenburg
  • Anglo Nubian
  • Golden Guernsey
  • British Guernsey
  • Any Other Variety
  • Goatlings: Same as above
  • Kids: Same as above
  • Milking Competition: Same as above

 

Dairy Goat Championship

  • British Goat Society Specials

Norfolk Summer Show – Thursday

Female Goats:

  • Saanen
  • British Sannen
  • British Alpine
  • Toggenburg
  • British Toggenburg
  • Anglo Nubian
  • Golden Guernsey
  • British Guernsey
  • Any Other Variety
  • Goatlings: Same as above
  • Kids: Same as above
  • Milking Competition: Same as above

 

Dairy Goat Championship

 

British Goat Society Specials

  • Goat Young Handlers