26 June 2018

The Aberdeen-Angus Youth Development Programme (YDP) will host two workshops in the Republic of Ireland during the summer with Mack Crowe & Kathryn Bradshaw, Broomstreet, Mohill, Co. Leitrim hosting the first workshop on Friday, July 27th and John & Kate Tait, Westwood, Rostellan, Midleton, Co. Cork hosting the second workshop on Saturday, July 28th.  

A team of top trainers and speakers will facilitate both sessions with both workshops being led by the expert guidance of Aberdeen-Angus Cattle Society YDP co-ordinator, Gayle Bersey. The workshops offer youngsters (aged 8 – 24) a unique opportunity to develop and enhance their skills and abilities across a number of cattle disciplines including grooming, stock-judging, halter-making, ring craft and showmanship. All ability levels are catered for and no prior experience or even a farming background is required. Young people involved in other cattle breeds are most welcome on the day too. Aside from the hands-on learning opportunities, cattle demonstrations and practical tutorials, the workshops are a great way to meet other young people with similar interests and promises to be a great social occasion. Refreshments will also be provided on the day and the entire event is run free of charge. It’s a day that is definitely not to be missed and you’re guaranteed to pick up lots of tips and tricks for your future showing and farming endeavours.

For more details please contact Gayle on gaylebersey@outlook.com or the Irish Aberdeen-Angus Association office on 071-9632099.