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Friday  15th February 2019

Judge:-   Mr Willie MacLean, Inverglen, Barcaldine, Argyll.

Show to commence at 9.00am  in the following order:

Un Led Heifers (Classes  11 & 12 - Pairs and Single Classes)

Led Heifers ( Classes  6 to 10)

Bulls (Classes  1 to 5)

At the conclusion of the bull classes  -  Group (please note the DR William Heughan trophy, heifers forward do not need to be the same sire),  Bull Pairs and Young Handlers competition, please submit entries for Young Handlers to the Secretary before judging commences. 

Female and Male Championships will follow the female and male classes.

NEW:-  Overall Championship prize sponsored by Mr S Brown, Browhaze 

Single animals will be shown in the show ring and Pairs will be shown in their own pens with the first prize winner being moved to the lairage pen before judging so they can be considered for the Championship.   (Exhibitors restricted to two Pairs of animals)

Sale Order - Female led and Female unled classes will alternate each year

Substitute cattle entries will be allowed, please inform the Secretary to enable pen cards and hand out to be completed.

First prize Single unled heifer will be eligible for the female championship and The Dr Gillespie Rose Bowl.

Trophies will be presented in the show ring with the exception of the male and female championship which will be presented in the sale ring.

Parade of bulls at 12 noon

Sale at 1.00pm


Class 1            Bulls born before  31st December 2016  
Class 2            Bulls born  between  22nd  February 2017 and 27th April 2017
Class 3            Bulls born between 4th May 2017 and 27th August 2017
Class 4            Bulls born between 8th September 2017 and 1st December 2017
Class 5            Bulls born  on or after 2nd December 2017
Class 6            Heifers born before 18th August 2016     
Class 7            Heifers born between 2nd September 2016 to 15th October 2016
Class 8            Heifers born between   16th October 2016 to 8th December 2016
Class 9            Heifers born between 10th March 2017 to 15th June 2017
Class 10          Heifers born after 24th November 2017
Class 11          Unled Best Pair of Heifers
Class 12          Unled Best Single Heifer (Not to be shown in previous class)

All Galloway friends are invited to a supper in the Kings Arms,  Castle Douglas, on Thursday 14th  February, 2019 at 7.30pm,  please contact the office for  tickets.

Sponsorship by Royal Bank of Scotland  and Jelf Insurance

The Galloway Cattle Society and Wallets Marts Castle Douglas Ltd would like to thank our Sponsors for  their generous sponsorship of the various classes at this Show and Sale.

Front page photographs –  Male Champion and Female Champion at the 2018 Spring Show and Sale

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