Event Programme

Wednesday

9.00 - 16.00 Beef Expo Farm Tours
The tours include Roger Elliott and his son Tom, showcasing their herd of 300 British Shorthorn, South Devon and cross bred cattle. Mike, Jane and Charlie Wills of Upper Coton Farms will be opening the gates to their immaculate finishing unit. A model arable and AFU, finishing 1300 head of high conformation Limousine type stores on home mixed TMR rations.  John Bell of Berryfields Farm and Berrystock Feeds will be promoting the benefits of an integrated beef supply chain. While walking around this impressive 2000 head finishing unit, visitors will be able to view a complete supply chain taking dairy bred calves supplied by Meadow Quality, feeding specialised UFAS accredited feeds produced by Berrystock feeds, to produce uniform finished cattle ready to be sold direct to Dunbia supplying both the Co-op and Lidl.
19.00 on Beef Industry Dinner
To be held in the Warwick Hall at Stoneleigh Park.

Thursday

9.00 Event at NAEC, Stoneleigh Park open to the public
9.00 - 17.00 Trade Stands and Beef Breed Societies Stands open to public
9.00 - 10.00 Judging of Best Beef Breed Society, Trade Indoor and Outdoor Stands
9.00 - 16.00 National Beef Association Commercial Cattle Show Judging (Main Show Ring)
9.00 - 14.00 Future Beef Farmer Challenge Competition
(Team’s must enter in advance. Individual competitors can enter on the AHDB Beef & Lamb stand on the day)
10.00 Event Opening Ceremony
9.30 - 16.00 Seminars
Full Programme can be found under Seminar Timetable.
10.00 - 16.00 Working Machinery Demo's in the Outside Demo Area
10.30 - 12.30 South Devon Performance Championships in Ring 2
13.30 - 15.30 Practical Demonstrations in Ring 2
13.30 - Clipping Demonstration, 14.30 - Shearwell Tag Reader Demonstration
16.00 Future Beef Farmers Challenge & Stockjudging Competition’s Award Ceremony in Ring 2
Prizes to be presented by John Bell of Berrystock Feeds
17.00 Event closes to public