Come join us at the Ralph Richards Cattle Barn on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 6:30pm, were Prince Edward Holstein Breeders showcase their purebred registered Holstein cattle. The show ring is undercover and the show will go on regardless of the weather
- Dairy Show – Holsteins
- Chairperson/Contact: Jean McCornock 613-476-4196
Code of Ethics for Dairy Cattle Exhibitors
Part 1 – All Dairy Cattle Exhibitors
The following practices or procedures are considered unacceptable and defined as being unethical in the show ring of registered dairy cattle.
1. Misrepresenting the age of the animal for the class in which it is shown.
2. Balancing the udder by any means other than by leaving naturally produced milk in any or all quarters.
3. Treating or massaging any part of the animal’s body, particularly the udder, internally or externally with
an irritant, counter-irritant or other substances to temporarily improve conformation or produce unnatural
4. Minimizing the effects of crampness or lameness by feeding or injecting drugs.
5. Surgery of any kind performed to change the natural contour or appearance of the animal’s body, hide or hair.
Not included is the removal or warts, teats and horns, clipping and dressing of hair and trimming of hooves.
6. Insertion of foreign materials under the skin.
7. Criticizing or interfering with the judge, show management or other exhibitors while in the show ring or other
conduct detrimental to the breed or show.
Part 2 – Dairy Cattle Exhibitors Only
1. The provisions of this part apply to entries of a breed regulated by a breed association which has adopted this part. 2. No exhibitor and no agent, employee or other person acting on behalf of an exhibitor, shall have in his or her possession or control: any hypodermic syringe, needle or other devise, swabs, cloths, or other material, or any medicine preparations or substance, whether in liquid or any other form.
3. All entries and the personal property of all exhibitors, their servants and agents and persons acting on behalf of exhibitors, are subject to inspection at all times by inspectors authorized by the General Manager.
All such persons shall cooperate with the inspectors and shall provide all such information in connection with such inspections and shall provide, if so required, samples of urine and blood suitable for analysis.
Exhibitors shall also remove any udder supports, blankets or other objects limiting the ability of the inspector to undertake a thorough inspection. In particular, the inspector shall be informed in advance, of the nature of any medicine, treatment or substance administered to any entry and the reason therefore.
Inspections under this paragraph may be carried out at any time while the animal is at the show and else where in the period ending 30 days after the termination of the show between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.
4. Any inspector may at any time require the delivery to him of any hypodermic syringe, needle or other device, swab, cloths or other material, or sample of any medicine, preparations or substance whether in liquid or other form, in the possession or control of the exhibitor, his servants, agents or person acting on behalf of the exhibitor for the purpose of laboratory analysis.
5. (a) Subject to the provisions of sub paragraph (b), the following entries are disqualified and shall not participate
further in the show in which the entry is disqualified.
1. Any animals determined by an inspector (who is also a veterinarian) to have any udder manifesting any of the following: localized swelling, oedema, erythema, sensitivity, reddening, firmness, warmth or exoiliation of the skin but excluding general oedema associated with parturition or mastitis or a sore in the area where the large blood vessels enter the udder.
2. Any animal entered by an exhibitor who (or whose servants, agents, or persons acting on behalf of the exhibitor)
fails to co-operate in the inspection provided under paragraphs 3 and 4.
5. (b) The inspector’s determination pursuant to subparagraph 5(a) is subject to an appeal by the exhibitor to the appeal committee appointed by the show for the purpose. Any such appeal must be made by notice in writing delivered to the management within 1 hour of notification of the inspector’s determination.
Dairy Show – Holsteins
Friday – Judging at 7:00 p.m.
1. Junior Calf – Born on or after March 01, 2017
2. Intermediate Calf – Born December 1, 2016 – February 28, 2017
3. Senior Calf – Born September 1, 2016 – November 30, 2016
4. Summer Yearling – Born June 1, 2015 – August 31, 2016
5. Junior Yearling – Born March 1, 2016 – May 31, 2016
6. Winter Yearling – Born December 1, 2015 – February 28, 2016
7. Senior Yearling – Born September 1, 2015 – November 30, 2015
8. Junior 2 year old – Born March 1, 2015 – August 31, 2015
9. Senior 2 year old – Born September 1, 2014 – February 28, 2015
10. 3 year old – Born September 1, 2013 – August 31, 2014
11. 4 year old – Born September 1, 2012 – August 31, 2013
12. 5 year old – Born September 1, 2011 – August 31, 2012
13. Mature Cow – Born prior to September 2011
14. Breeders Herd, limited to one exhibit per exhibitor: group of 3 animals. Exhibitor must have bred all
four (3) animals and own at least three (2) and be shown so on the animals registration certificates, in
both cases either as an individual or in partnership
i.e. the exhibitor may be “joint owner” and/or “joint breeder”. Animals can be shown in other sections.
15. Junior Breeders Herd: group of three (3) animals from Sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7; limited to one exhibit
per exhibitor. Exhibitors must be breeder and owner.