Get ready for great cattle competitors at the Blackbutt Show.
Get ready for great cattle competitors at the Blackbutt Show.

Farming fun to be had at the Blackbutt Show

AGRICULTURE fans are in for a treat at the Blackbutt Agricultural Show.

Event organisers have released most of the program details for the Saturday, May 18 show, and it is sure to impress farmers and families alike.

As well as a range of food and entertainment for you to enjoy, take a look at the different event categories below to see why you shouldn't miss this year's Blackbutt Show.

Cattle program

Friday events:

Starting at 4pm - Young Judges, Handlers and Paraders Competition

Saturday events:

Judging starts at 8am - Section B1: Beef Stud Cattle, Section B2: Led Steer or Heifer, Pee Wee Competition, Inter-School Led Steer & Heifer Competition, Open Led Steer Competition, Judging of the Sub Chamber.

Horse program

8.30am start.

Ring 1 - Baroque Horses, Quarter horses, Arabian and Arabian derivative, best type of stockhorse, led classes, breed ridden, Gail Riseley Memorial Trophy.

Ring 2 - ANSA, thoroughbreds, breed ridden, show hunter Galloway, Galloways, adult rider, show hunter hack, hacks.

Ring 3 - Open led ponies, riding ponies saddle ponies, breed ridden, rider classes, show hunter pony, pony hacks.

Pavilion:

Open from 9am to 6.30pm. Standard pavilion work will be on display, including Lego challenges, farm produce, fodder and eggs, horticulture, culinary arts, preserves, needlework, craft and photography.

Poultry pavilion:

Judging to start at 9am with a presentation at 2.30pm.

The woodchop and ute muster information is yet to be announced.

If you're interested in participating in showcasing your work, be sure to contact the Blackbutt Show Society to nominate and enter as soon as possible. Find contact details at blackbuttshow.com.au.

Show entry fees cost $15 for adults, $5 for pensioners and high school students, while children under the age of 12 will be granted free entry.

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