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Entry Fee -  Classes 1-10, $5.  Youth Classes 11 -16,  Free entry

Entries Close - Friday 24th November.


2024 SHOW SCHEDULE - Coming Soon

Head Steward

Entry Information

D. Newcomen


Cattle Secretary

R. Mold - email


G. Barker, K. Tull, M. Muller, B. Purvis 

Yea A P& H greatly appreciate the generous sponsorship of prizes for our Cattle Section


Entries C/o Raelene Mold, 1168 Killingworth Rd Yea 3717

Email 0409 330 885

Direct bank deposit is available, account details will be forwarded on receipt of entries. Cattle entries do not require a stamped self-addressed envelope. Please include animals DOB on entry.

All cattle exhibited including calves must have a NLIS tag.

PESTIVIRUS (BOVINE VIRAL DIARRHOEA VIRUS) All cattle entered in the Beef Cattle Competition, including calves at foot, must be tested for Pestivirus (Bovine Viral Diarrhoea Virus) and certified as non-PI (Persistently Infected). Certification of testing and proof of non-PI status is required in the form of a signed Veterinary Certificate or Laboratory Report, clearly listing animals and their identification.

All Exhibitors are required to complete the NCHD (Version 26/10/16) and submit this with entries.

   a) All exhibitors must provide a correct Johnes Beef Assurance Score (J-BAS) with their entries.

   b) Exhibits will be stalled based on the J-BAS provided

All cattle entered in the Stud Beef Cattle Section, must be entered or
eligible for entry in the Approved Herd Book.

All Bulls 1 year and over must be led with a nose ring lead.

Participation in Grand Parade at 1pm is required to collect prize money.

Prizes may be collected from the Secretary’s office from 3.30pm

Cattle exhibitors are able to use the netball rooms for camping on Friday night, shower and toilet facilities available.

BBQ tea Friday night, Breakfast and Lunch on Saturday Provided


Heifer Challenge

FRIDAY 24th November   Heifer Chalenge at 6.30pm

Prizes (cash and products to the following value) awarded to 1st  $280,  2nd $150,

and 3rd $100 in each class



1) Heifer under 14 months – Born after 24 Sept 2022

2) Heifer 14-18 months – Born between 24 May and 23 Sept 2022

3) Heifer 19-24 months – Born between 24 Sept 2021 and 23 May 2022


 Champion Heifer $250          Donated by Kelly Angus.

Hoof and Hook



HEAD STEWARDS: Peter Tull, Gary Fitzgerald
STEWARDS: Rotary Club of Yea members
ENTRY FEE: $50 per lot

Includes pickup from farm to showgrounds / showgrounds to abattoir by

local transport operators Malcolm White, Gordon Buckland, Andrew Arthur,

Trevor Nash, Tom Oliver.

Open to: steers and heifers (must be milk tooth)

JUDGING: entries are to arrive at Yea Showgrounds before 8.30am on Saturday 26 November.
Each vendor will receive an AUSMEAT appraisal on their carcase and
carcase judging with their payment.


Class 1                   DOMESTIC TRADE
                              Hot Standard Carcase Weight (HSCWT)
                              Range 180kg to 230kg
                              Fat Depth Range at P8:6-12mm


Class 2                   HEAVY DOMESTIC
                              Hot Standard Carcase Weight (HSCWT)
                              Range 231kg to 300kg
                              Fat Depth Range at P8 :6-12mm


The competition will be on hoof to hook with 1st $100. 2nd $75, 3rd $50 in each class.

The overall champion will be selected from Carcase.
Kelly Angus Champion Carcase

Ribbons and prize money will be distributed at the Cattle Producers’ Dinner on 2nd December.


Hoof Awards: Cattle will be assessed live & judged as to their market
suitability for the above specification.


Carcase Awards: Carcases will be appraised using the AUSMEAT method of carcase appraisal. Points will be allocated for HSCWT, fat depth, fat colour, fat distribution, eye muscle area (in relation to HSCWT and meat colour. The carcase judge will have the right of excluding carcases from awards.


Carcase pricing: Carcase valuation will be negotiated by the Association and Works Management. Individual carcase value will be determined by use of price grids, as has been the case in past years. Carcase pricing will have no bearing on carcase awards.


CATTLE PRODUCERS DINNER           Friday 1st December

For all cattle people, not just exhibitors. Includes a guest speaker and a casual

2 course meal. Drinks at Bar prices. $25 p/head. Limited places so please book early. Contact Kerry Tull 0423 404 235

Saturday 27th November

Classes as below being 1-7 for each breed.

Breed must be stated on entry form.

Prize money 1st $20, 2nd $15, 3rd $10

1             Bull 14 months and under

2             Bull 15 months to 19 months

3             Bull 20 months and over

4             Heifer 13 months and under

5             Heifer 14 months and under 17

6             Heifer 18 months and under 23 months

7             Cow 24 months and over


Awards: Champion Bull in each Breed

          Champion Female in each breed                  


Interbreed Competition

Prize Money 8-10   First $20, Second $15, Third $10


8             Best Group of Beef cattle, both sexes to be represented

9             Pair of Bulls, 2 years and under at date of show

10           Pair of Heifers, 2 years and under at date of show


         Supreme Champion Bull of the show           Sponsored by Glenfield Charolais

         Supreme Champion Female of the show     Sponsored by Glenfield Charolais


Classes 11-16 Free Entry, Prize money 1st $15, 2nd $10, 3rd $5



 Age Taken from 1st May 2023


CLASS 12 - 12-14 YEARS

CLASS 13 - 15 & UNDER 25 YEARS



Age Taken from 1st May 2023


CLASS 15 - 12-14 YEARS

CLASS 16 - 15 & UNDER 25 YEARS





Conditions of Entry

1. Cattle entered in the competition are to have no permanent teeth when

    mouthed on the day of the show, The entries can be of either sex.

2. Ear tags in the right ear of the animal as you face them will identify entries. 

    These will be supplied by Yea AP&H Association and must be placed in the

    animal’s ear before arriving at the show grounds.


4. All cattle entered for hoof judging will participate in the carcase competition.

5. The P8 site (rump) will be used to measure the fatness of the carcase in

    accordance with the AUSMEAT language.

6. Carcase awards (1st, 2nd. 3rd) will be given to entries on a points basis (max

    100) for hot standard carcase weight, fat depth (PB), eye muscle area, fat

    colour and muscle colour, Carcase outside the ideal weight range by 5% or

    more will be ineligible for an award. Dark cutting carcase will also be ineligible.

7. All carcases remain the property of the exhibitor until cleared of meat

    inspection procedures.


8. All entrants must complete a National Vendor Declaration and hand this to

    the steward on arrival.

9. No exhibit will be accepted with any visible disease or parasite.

10. The Yea Agricultural, Pastoral and Horticultural Association reserves the

     right of withdrawing any entry. Entries withdrawn forfeit the entry fee.

11. Carcases will be sold by the association on behalf of the owner, with

      appropriate slaughter levy and other fees as determined deducted accordingly.

12. The exhibitor’s ABN must be included on the entry. Cattle will not be accepted

      from exhibitors who do not supply an ABN.


Duncan Newcomen - 0418 873 765

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