6 of the best pictures from Beef Expo 2016

Thousands flocked to Bakewell, Derbyshire, last week (20 May) for the National Beef Association (NBA) Beef Expo at Bakewell Agricultural Centre.

A total of 122 commercial beef cattle competed across 12 classes at the one-day event for a share of the £5,500 prize fund.

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© Tim Scrivener

Heifers secured the Supreme Champion and Reserve titles, with champion heifer Daisy Duke (below) from John Williams, Trawsfynydd, Gwynedd, named overall Supreme Champion by judge Phil Sellers of Thorpe Tilney Farm, Lincoln.

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Daisy Duke, Supreme Champion and Champion Heifer ©Tim Scrivener

Heifer reserve, Hightown Girl (below), from Tecwyn Jones, Nebo, Conway, was named overall reserve.

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Hightown Girl, Reserve Heifer Champion ©Tim Scrivener

Mr Sellers (below), who was tasked with judging the native and continental classes and supreme championship, said the winning heifers had “style and presence in the ring as well as being sufficiently well-fleshed.”

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© Tim Scrivener

See also: Heifers claim champion and reserve at Beef Expo

More than 8,000 visitors reportedly flocked to Bakewell for the event.

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© Tim Scrivener

As well as access to the show ring, attendees were given a demonstration of the correct way to butcher beef, before being treated to roast beef sandwiches.

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© Tim Scrivener

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