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121: Champion Belgian Blue

Cattle ➤ Pedigree Beef Section ➤ Belgian Blue Sun, 7th Jul, 2024

The Cotter and Keane, West Mills Dunmanway Perpetual Plaque will be presented to the Champion Belgian Blue Animal of the Show.

Animal Identification and Movement (AIM) Notification

  1. The movement of cattle to and from an Agricultural Show/Fair within the State must be recorded on the AIM System.
  2. With effect from 4 February 2019 there is a specific Certificates of Compliance for the “Movement of Bovine from a Single Holding to a Show”, form NBAS 31K refers.
  3. The herd keeper must obtain the Certificate of Compliance prior to the movement of animals. The certificate can be created by (i) applying on-line using their agfood account or (ii) where the keeper is not on-line the certificate can be generated by the local Regional Veterinary Office (RVO) following receipt of a completed form NBAS 31 K.
  4. The creation of a certificate is subject to normal movement criteria such as clear TB test etc.
  5. A copy of form NBAS 31K is included at Appendix 2 and will also be available on
  6. When applying for this certificate, the Show/Fair number is not required. The certificate generated will include an “S” symbol. 
  7. The Certificate of Compliance for a show will continue to be valid for a period of up to 30 days. As is currently the case, these can be used for the movement of animal/s to several shows during the validity period of the certificate. Requests to the RVO should be provided with sufficient time to allow for the certificate to be generated and issued especially where one cert expires, and another is required immediately. Keepers who are likely to attend at consecutive shows are strongly advised to apply using herd keepers’ on-line facility.  The ability to create and print a certificate immediately (subject to the bovine meeting the relevant criteria) will remove issues which can arise where a certificate is already in place and a further certificate is required.
  8. Calves which are less than 10 days old cannot be moved to a Show.
  9. The Movement Notification Section of the Certificate should be completed and signed by the keeper.  The form should also be signed and stamped by the Show Secretary who must clearly indicate the Show Number.  The Show movement must be recorded on the passport.  Ultimate responsibility for fulfilling these requirements lies with the Show Secretary.
  10. If the animal/s move from the show to a herd other than the source herd, the new destination herd must also sign the certificate.
  11. Completed forms must be sent by the Show Secretary to the local RVO within seven days of the Show. Failure to have movements recorded within the required time scale may have implications for the herd keeper/s involved.

Show Herd Number: S981




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Dunmanway Show is a qualifying show for:

Organised by Carbery Show Society CLG, Skibbereen
Sponsored by
 Munster Bovine

The Championship is for Beef Bulls (i.e. Charolais, Limousin, Blonde D’Aquitane, Simmental, Hereford, Angus, Belgian Blue and other Beef Breeds) over 1 year old on May 1st 2024.
Qualifiers to be held at the following Shows:  Bandon, Barryroe, Ballyvourney/Coolea, Belgooly, Carbery, Charleville, Clonakilty, Cork, Dunmanway and Midleton
The FIRST prizewinner in each beef bull class qualifies to go forward to the final at Carbery Show on Thursday 18th July, 2024
 1st - €400; 2nd - €200; 3rd - €100; 4th  -  €65; 5th -  €40; €30 to all other finalists.

ENTRY FEE FOR FINAL €15 payable to Carbery Show

The Society wishes to thank the Sponsors for making this Championship possible.

No entries permitted on day of event.

Prizes:   1st - Rosette , and €50.00 , 2nd - Rosette
This is a Championship Class. Entry via Qualifing Classes.
Qualifying Classes
Class 117: Pedigree Belgian Blue Calf, male or female, born on or after August 1st 2023.
Class 118: Pedigree Belgian Blue Heifer - Born between January 1st 2021 and July 31st 2023.
Class 119: Pedigree Belgian Blue Cow - Any Age.
Class 120: Pedigree Belgian Blue bull, any age.