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A total of 15 pedigree beef breeds and four dairy breeds will line up for judging together with 138 commercial beef cattle.
How I did it: Charolais were imported from France in the 1960s and are now one of the most popular beef breeds in the country.
The cattle show expanded from eight to 16 beef breeds and categories.
Producers of native British beef breeds have been given a break by the relaxation of roles on the disposal of specified risk material--mainly the spinal cord.
5 million to the Canadian Cattlemen Association's Legacy Fund, which supports the market development activities of the Canada Beef Export Federation, the Beef Information Centre and the Canadian Beef Breeds Council.
The unique character of the product arises from the influence of traditional beef breeds that dominate Welsh herds and from the topography and environment of the country and the expertise of livestock farmers that has been handed down over generations.
There are many breeds of cattle: some are dairy breeds, others are beef breeds.
The Simmentals were well featured in the prestigious Team of Five with eight distinct beef breeds taking up the challenge and took best, with animals selected by the judge, Mr Iain Green from Morayshire, Scotland, with a award winning stock from Gethin Lloyd (Carmarthen), Boddington Estates (Cheltenham), Barlow Bros (Preston), Guy van der Gucht (Gloucester) and Brian and Tilly Raymond (Carmarthen).
Lending his support to the scheme, Richard Mann, chairman of the Hereford Cattle Society, said: "Hereford is one of Britain's finest native beef breeds and we welcome this decision by The Co-operative Group to champion our breed as part of its premium range.
A study by the Scottish Agricultural College determined that Highland beef is lower in fat and cholesterol and higher in protein and iron than other beef breeds.
Compared with 2010 four traditional beef breeds - Hereford, South Devon, Aberdeen Angus and Longhorn - have all attracted increased numbers among the total of 948 cattle which will appear in the catalogue for the four-day show in July.
The cattle show expanded from eight to 17 beef breeds and categories.
With the ending of the Over Thirty Months slaughter scheme in the offing, producers of slower maturing native beef breeds are confident of a resurgence of consumer interest.
The unique character of the product arises from the influence of traditional beef breeds that dominate Welsh herds and from the topography and the environment of the country and the expertise of livestock farmers that has been handed down over generations.
Ms Butcher said: "Among the less widely-used beef breeds, Salers, Montbeliardes, Luings, Beef Shorthorns, Lincoln Reds, Dexters and Longhorns all saw increases of more than 5% in their annual registrations, most on top of clear increases in previous years.