Preparation is well underway for the Beef Expo 2010 in Kilkenny Mart on Sunday 10th October. The program of events for Beef Expo is as follows:
Saturday morning – cattle arrive at Kilkenny mart.
Saturday evening – Gala Dinner in Kilkenny mart for International Delegates & Irish Exhibitors
Sunday – Limousin Judging
Sunday - Anglo Irish YMA final
Space at Kilkenny Mart is restricted and numbers may be limited depending on entries. The closing date for entry will be Friday 20th August and entry costs €25 per animal. Contact Limousin office (025 85036) for entry forms or download from our web site. Conditions of entry are available from the office or can bedownloadedhere.
If you intend to participate in the show or just to travel for the weekend, we highly recommend that you book accommodation in the Kilkenny area as soon as possible – see the following website for more information http://www.kilkennytourism.ie
Classes are as follows
Class 1 Heifer born between 1/9/08 and 31/12/08 Class 2 Heifer born between 1/1/09 and 30/4/09 Class 3 Heifer born between 1/5/09 and 15/8/09
All Ireland Calf Finals – Class 4 to 7
Class 4 Heifer born between 16/8/09 and 15/10/09 Class 5 Heifer born between 16/10/09 and 15/12/09 Class 6 Heifer born between 16/12/09 and 15/2/10 Class 7 Heifer born after 15/2/10
Class 8 Male born between 1/9/08 and 31/12/08 Class 9 Male born between 1/1/09 and 30/4/09 Class 10 Male born between 1/5/09 and 15/8/09
All Ireland Calf Finals – Class 11 to 14
Class 11 Male born between 16/8/09 and 15/10/09 Class 12 Male born between 16/10/09 and 15/12/09 Class 13 Male born between 16/12/09 and 15/2/10 Class 14 Male born after 15/2/10