Ayrshire New Zealand National On Farm Challenge

The Ayrshire On Farm Challenge is a competition designed to discover and acknowledge the best functional type Ayrshires within New Zealand.

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National Progeny Competition

How do the progeny of Ayrshire sires in your herd stack up against your contemporaries? There are two classes (10 & 5 daughter) based on the number of daughters in your herd by the sire you have selected.

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Somatic Cell Count Competition

How does your Somatic Cell Count stack up against your peers?  Ayrshires have the most favourable Somatic Cell Count average. This competition is open to all members with at least 25 registered Ayrshire cows in their herd.

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Young Breeders Heifer Competition

The Young Breeders Heifer Competition allows our youth members to showcase their ability to pick a high-producing, well put-together animal before she starts her first lactation.

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Young Judge Competition

The Ayrshire Young Judge Competition takes place at the NZ Dairy Event in late January. The winner will receive the Arran Trophy, along with a trip to a major Australian Show of the winner’s choice.

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Young Handler Competition

Two Young Handler Trophies are vied for at each North & South Island Championship Show, judged on leading, presentation, courtesy, dress and showmanship.

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Alltech All New Zealand Photo Competition

One of our most successful competitions, judging is undertaken on the 9 classes, and the finalists form the Members Competition where members can see how well their judging skills rate in comparison.

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Scenic Photo Competition

Any members with a photography-flair can enter their most creative or picturesque scenic shots of the Ayrshire breed in New Zealand.

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All Competition Results

June 23, 2023

Scenic Photo Competition Results 2023

The 2023 Ayrshire Scenic Photo Competition was judged by members attending the Ayrshire An...
June 7, 2023

Ayrshire On Farm Challenge 2023 – National Results

Class 1 - 2 Year Olds Class 2 - 3 Year Olds Class 3 - 4 & 5 Year Olds Class 4 - 6 to 8...
June 6, 2023

Alltech All New Zealand Photo Competition 2023 – Results Out Now

Class 1-2 Year Olds Class 2-3 Year Olds Class 3 - 4 & 5 Year Olds Class 4 - 6 Years an...
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