Cattle

Cattle Regulations:

  • All bulls & heifers must be black or red Angus HBR registered with either Angus Australia or the Red Angus Society of Australia and must comply with respective rules and regulations of these associations.
  • Steers must be at least 50% black or red Angus & have no more than two permanent teeth.
  • Age of cattle will be taken from the 1stJanuary 2020.
  • Heifers must be under 24 months of age.  Animals with calves at foot are eligible for heifer or cow classes. The maximum age for the calf at foot is 9 months.
  • Bulls must be under 17 months of age. Handlers of bulls over 12 months of age must be 16 years or older.
  • Cattle will be divided into classes according to age, sex & the number of entries received.
  • All cattle must be led with a nose clip/ring & must be tied with a neck strap & secure halter at all times. Bulls over 12 months must have a nose ring.
  • Cattle must have correct and legible tattoos (or other approved identification) to be eligible for judging.
  • You must supply your Property Identification Code (PIC) with your Ballot Cattle Entry Form. Animals will be recorded on the NLIS database as ‘sighted’ at the Toowoomba Showgrounds, after the event the cattle will automatically go back to being registered on their pre-Roundup PIC.
  • A Herd Health Declaration must be submitted for all animals. This form must be received before animals will be allowed on the showgrounds.
  • All cattle must be pestivirus tested with a negative result, ideally it would be best to submit samples through Angus Australia for ease of tracking results.
  • Any animal infected with ringworm must have a vet certificate stating that the animal has been treated or washed in the previous four (4) days with appropriate fungicide. Further washings are to be carried out on the showground under supervision of a committee member.
  • Cattle will be stalled inside on sawdust. No outside pens will be available.
  • Cattle from the same stud will be stalled together.
  • The Roundup Committee cannot guarantee that certain studs will be stalled together but we will try to accommodate requests.
  • Animals will be stalled according to their BJD status therefore please besure to include this in your Herd Health Declaration.
  • Any form of advertisement is not permitted to be shown unless the advertiser is an official sponsor of the 2020 Angus Youth National Roundup. Angus Youth curtains will be hung above the cattle during the Roundup.
  • All electrical equipment must have an in-line circuit breaker and all power leads must have a current certificate from a registered electrician as required by law.
  • Liability in relation to any cattle remains with the owner. It is strongly recommended that livestock owners are covered by a current insurance that extends to shows.

 

National Herd Health Declaration CLICK HERE

 

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