Live and Carcase

What is it?

Live and Carcase is a long standing competition in the Young Farmer’s calendar.

Members judge both a class of 4 live and 4 carcase for Beef and Lamb or Pigs (on rotation by NFYFC) and are split into two age groups, Under 28 and Under 21s.

For the 2021/2022 membership year the stock will be beef cattle and lambs.


Carcases – by kind permission of the Langthorne family, Langthorne’s Buffalo Farm Shop, Crawford Grange, Brompton, Northallerton, DL6 2PD.

“Live” stock – by kind permission of the Grainger family, Mirefold Farm, Kirkbridge, Crakehall, Bedale, DL8 1PN.

Date: Saturday 23rd October 2021 – time to be confirmed (meet at Langthorne’s Buffalo Shop).

Refreshments: Hot food and beverages will be available to purchase from the Farm Shop.

All members aged under 18 will need to present a signed parental consent form (see below) and over 18s will need to present a second form of ID.

Competition Rules

AHDB Stock Judging Booklet



Judge Placings & Reasons
Judge’s Reasons – Beef Live
Judge’s Reasons – Beef Carcase
Judge’s Reasons – Pigs Live
Judge’s Reasons – Pigs Carcase


Live and Carcase Beef, Lamb, Pig Results 2019


Beef Results 2018-19

Lamb Results 2018-19

Pig Results 2018-19

NFYFC 2018 Live and Carcase Results


Beef Results 2017-18

Lamb Results 2017-18

Pig Results 2017-18


Beef Results 2016-17

Lamb Results 2016-17

Pig Results 2016-17