A €500 cash fund plus a number of other prizes are up for grabs for the winners of the Irish Hereford Breed Society and the Irish Hereford Prime photo competition.

With agricultural shows cancelled this summer, it gives farmers of all ages the chance to show off their stock and get involved in a farm family project.

Tennyson Egar of Irish Hereford Prime said: “This competition is a great opportunity for all ages to take photos to showcase their quality Herefords, with significant prizes on offer.”

Competition categories

1 Show time (using Jeff’s top tips from tutorial video) – standing Pedigree Hereford animals for a photo as if at a show. All cows, heifers, bulls, calves accepted.

2 Cheeky chappies – pedigree or crossbred Hereford calves, must be under six months of age.

3 The boss – Hereford stock bull on his own or with a herd of dairy or suckler cows.

4 The whitehead cross – Hereford-cross heifers or steers in their natural environment.

5 Cooking time – best photo of cooked or fresh Hereford beef suitable for any occasion.

6 Why Hereford? – a video of you and /or your family talking about/promoting all things Hereford.

The prizes

There will be one prize awarded to the winner of each of the six categories. Winners can choose from:

  • €200 SuperValu voucher.
  • €200 Farm Wardrobe voucher.
  • €300 Jeff Harvey Photography voucher.
  • A one to one mentoring session on photography and using your camera from Jeff Harvey, along with a family /couple /children’s portrait captured by Jeff on the day at your house or on the farm.
  • The overall winner of the competition will receive €500 in cash.

    Visit the Irish Hereford Prime or Irish Hereford Society websites for more details.

    Each entrant may submit a maximum of two photos per category. Each photo entry must be accompanied by a caption. Competition photos and entry details may be uploaded via a link on irishhereford.com or irishherefordprime.com.

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