The Australian Brahmousin Association Inc will hold its annual Cattle Handling & Judging School commencing the 19th - 21st Feb 2016 at Nanango Show Grounds.

ALL STUDENTS MUST BE REGISTERED ONSITE BY 9AM FRIDAY MORNING – ALL CATTLE TO BE ONSITE BY 9AM FRIDAY MORNING.

The school will be open to people of all ages, with all participants receiving a certificate of recognition for their participation stating skills they have gained and can possibly RPL through agriculture study providers e.g tafe

PROGRAM
The proposed program will include both oral and practical sessions by experienced cattle people covering the following areas:
•General selection of cattle for showing, feeding on and breeding •Breaking in, training and handling of cattle for showing
•Animal Preparation/ Showing and show gear •Animal husbandry and health/ Veterinary Care
•Beef Market requirements •Parading/ Feeding and Grooming

CATTLE FOR SCHOOL
Participants are encouraged to bring their own cattle and can include steers, bulls and heifers. Unfortunately time restraints will not allow the breaking in of unbroken animals. (ALL BULLS OVER THE AGE OF 12 MONTHS MUST HAVE A NOSE RING) Please bring your own gear needed for showing eg. Halters, lead ropes, brushes, shampoo, cattle cane etc. A limited number of cattle may be available for those unable to bring their own, but one animal may have to be shared by more than one person.

ACCOMODATION & MEALS
Camping facilities are available at the showgrounds with basic shower and toilet facilities included. All meals are provided each day are included in registration fees. A canteen will be provided by volunteers during the day.

WHAT TO BRING
Plate, bowl, cup, cutlery, water bottle, tea towel, medication, personal requirements, sleeping gear, swag, tent, old clothes, enclosed footwear, hat, set of clothes suitable for junior handlers competition and smile to have heaps of fun!

COSTS
A registration fee of $85 per participant 17 years and under (over 17years $95) breakfasts/lunches/dinners/camping, T Shirt, cattle handling booklet and course costs. For more than one registration please photocopy the attached registration form. Non-participants fees are $50. T-Shirts for Non Participants Can be purchased @ $25.

Registration due by Friday, 2/2/16 & payment by Friday, 2/2/16