Dairy

IDW returns to Tatura

By Country News

International Dairy Week is just days away, with entrants from across the country set to travel to Tatura to compete in the annual event which begins on January 20.

With plenty of action on the main arena, the five-day event will also include field days, sales, seminars and a number of social functions.

IDW PROGRAM

Sunday, January 20:

9.30am: Non-denominational church service and morning tea, Blackmore & Leslie Complex.

Noon: Holstein Australia Victoria Youth Challenge Trials, Blackmore & Leslie Complex.

3pm: VASA State Junior Judging Final, Blackmore & Leslie Complex.

6pm: Exhibitor barbecue, Wilson Hall.

Monday, January 21:

8am: ABS Australia/Ridley All Breeds National Youth Show, Blackmore & Leslie Complex.

3pm: IDW Youth Showmanship Classes, Blackmore & Leslie Complex.

Tuesday, January 22:

8am: Australia’s National Ayrshire Show, Blackmore & Leslie Complex.

8am: Australia’s National Illawarra Show, Blackmore & Leslie Complex.

9am: Dairy Farm & Machinery Field Days, supported by Dairy News Australia, Main Oval.

9.30am: IDW seminars start, tennis club rooms.

11.30am: IDW Elite Ayrshire Sale (following Ayrshire judging), Blackmore & Leslie Complex.

1.30pm: Australia’s National Guernsey Show, Blackmore & Leslie Complex.

1.30pm: Australia’s National Brown Swiss Show, Blackmore & Leslie Complex.

6pm: IDW National Guernsey Sale, Blackmore & Leslie Complex.

7pm: Power of Women in Dairying function, Wilson Hall.

7pm: NHIA Annual IDW Dinner, Cellar 47 in Shepparton.

Wednesday, January 23:

8am: Australia’s National Jersey Show, Blackmore & Leslie Complex.

8am: IDW seminars start, tennis club rooms.

9am: Dairy Farm & Machinery Field Days, supported by Dairy News Australia, Main Oval.

11.30am: IDW Jersey Showcase Sale, Blackmore & Leslie Complex.

12.30pm: Jersey Australia Futurity, Blackmore & Leslie Complex.

1.30pm: National Jersey Show continues, Blackmore & Leslie Complex.

7.30pm: IDW World Wide Sires Evolution Sale, Blackmore & Leslie Complex.

Thursday, January 24:

8am: Australia’s National Holstein Show, Blackmore & Leslie Complex.

9am: Dairy Farm & Machinery Field Days, supported by Dairy News Australia, Main Oval.

11.30am: IDW interbreed junior champion presentation, Blackmore & Leslie Complex.

12.30pm: The MaxCare Challenge, Blackmore & Leslie Complex.

2pm: Lex Bunn Memorial Award presentation, Blackmore & Leslie Complex.

3pm: IDW interbreed intermediate champion presentation, Blackmore & Leslie Complex.

5pm: Grand champion parade and presentations, Blackmore & Leslie Complex.

5.30pm: Australia’s grand champion presentation, sponsored by the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, Blackmore & Leslie Complex.