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Cremona 2010 The European Holstein and Red Holstein Championship Cremona 2010 FINAL GUIDELINES EHRC Secretaries Meeting Zadar (Croatia) June 15 th -17 th 2010
Cremona 2010 2. Programme and schedule Arrival of all animals:26 th -27 th October 2010 Show opening: 28 th October 2010 European Young Breeders Showmanship: 29 th October 2010 European Star Sale: 29 th October 2010 European Championship for Holstein & Red Holstein:30 th October 2010 European Progeny Groups: 30 th October 2010 Departure of animals: 31 st October 2010
Cremona 2010 5. Assistance From arrival until departure of the animals, is provided to all exhibitors, namely for veterinary services 24h = only service to be used. A contact person for the participating member organisation at the European Championship is provided by ANAFI or CREMONAFIERE Contribution for animal transport ( Euro 1.50/km per max 1 truck per breed/country)
Cremona 2010 6. Lodging of herdsmen and staff The herdsmen will be hosted without costs in rooms within the Cremona fairground. Number of herdsmen: max 1 person per cow to maximum of 15 persons A delegation of five persons for each association will be hosted without costs in hotel. Meals included.
Cremona 2010 8. Programme of the event Thursday, 28 th October 2010 21.00h: Welcome Gala Friday, 29 th October 2010 14.00hto 14.30h:Opening Ceremony 14.30hto 16.30h: Young Breeders Showmanship 17.30hto 19.30h:International auction European Star Sale 20.30hto 24.00h:International reception
Cremona 2010 8. Programme of the event Saturday, 30 th October 2010 09.30hto 11.15h:Individual classes Red Holstein 11.15h to 11.45h:European Championship RH 11.45h to 12.15h:Country groups championship RH 12.15hto 13.15h:Presentation of progeny groups in the ring 13.15hto 16.15h:Individual classes Holstein 16.15hto 17.00h:European Championship HO 17.00hto 18.00h:Country groups championship HO
Cremona 2010 9.European Young Breeders Showmanship Young Breeders Competition: Showmanship and clipping (not type competition) All countries can participate Heifers are supplied by ANAFI and are drawn for assignment Each country can participate with 2 young breeders (1 junior and 1 senior) Classes of age: (age at the 1 st November 2010) 16-20 years old = junior 21-25 years old = senior
Cremona 2010 10.2 Requirements for registration Age defined as at the 1 st November 2010 20% of cows must be 1 st calvers up to 36 months 20% of cows must be 2 nd calvers up to 54 months All cows must be born in Europe and registered 12 months in advance in the herd-book and under milk recording in the participating country. Only black & white cows will be admitted in Holstein classes and only red & white cows will be admitted in Red Holstein classes.
Cremona 2010 12. Judges Individual Championship Holstein:John Gribbon, U.K. Red Holstein:John Gribbon, U.K. Reserve judge:Tom Kelly, Ireland Country Groups Championship Each country must nominate one official judge of the national panel to judge the country groups.
Cremona 2010 12. Judges European Young Breeders Showmanship Each participating country will select three judges (+ one reserve judge) but cannot vote for its own candidate. Candidates from France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy,Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and U.K.
Cremona 2010 13. Rules Committee Composition: EHRC Secretary, a representative of the Official Veterinary Service and an EHRC Committee member. The Rules Committee is responsible for monitoring violations. The Rules Committee will have the authority to inspect animals and related materials to determine if violations have occurred. If violations have occurred, the Committee will prevent the cow, or the cows, from entering the ring.
Cremona 2010 14. Code of Ethics The EHRC Committee has adopted a Code of Ethics for the European Championship. The Rules Committee will act in accordance with the Code of Ethics. Agreement for compliance with the rules for the show to be signed by the owner of each participating cow, the team manager, fitters and agents employed by the breed association of each participating country. The Official Veterinary Service: sole arbitrator for the administration of medicine and treatments.
Cremona 2010 15. Staff for ultrasound checks Staff: Prof. H. Dobson and one Italian veterinary assistant. The udders of the following cows in each class should be checked by ultrasound: - cow 1, 2 and 3: after each class - best udder cow in the class An animal that failed the ultrasonic test is automatically excluded from further participation in the show.
Cremona 2010 20. Health Regulations 1.Based on sanitary rules all animal concentrations are under the control of the Local Veterinary Authority. 2.Before entering the premises of the fair, all animals must be inspected by the Local Veterinary Authority. 6.Only dairy cattle complying with the Dir CE 64 4 and subsequent amendments will be accepted into the fair sheds. Herd of origin must be officially free from tuberculosis, brucellosis and enzootic bovine leucosis.
Cremona 2010 20. Health Regulations 7.For IBR/IPV, a negative serological test (whole virus or -gE) carried out during the 30 days prior to leaving the herd of origin is required. Isolation requirement prior the show according to the sanitary status of the area of origin. T he area of the fair is considered as collection centre within 6 days of staying. For Blue Tongue, animals coming from restricted areas will be accepted according to conditions of EU Regulation 1266/2007 Annex III A.
Cremona 2010 20. Health Regulations 8.BVD/MD For BVD/MD, the analysis, with negative result of the viral antigen through PCR or ELISA test carried out during the 30 days prior to leaving, is required.