International Fair for Animal Production
Technology for animal husbandry and livestock show
From 12 to 15 May, the ANIMAL TECH International Fair for Animal husbandry and the National Show of Livestock will take place at the Brno Exhibition Centre. The sideline programme includes the Central European Veterinary Congress and the National Gamekeeping Show. The National Show of Livestock also features an extensive exhibition of horses and a beekeeping exhibition with sales of products. The ANIMAL TECH fair, the National Show of Livestock and the National Gamekeeping Show are located in Halls P, F and G1; commercial displays of nearly two hundred exhibitors at ANIMAL TECH occupy 9,000 square meters, and nine hundred farm animals are presented on an area of nearly 18,000 square meters.
Technology for animal husbandry
In Hall P and its surroundings, visitors will find displays with technologies for animal husbandry – feed production companies, technology for breeding, milking equipment, agricultural equipment including utility trailers. A large proportion of exhibitors present new products and interesting exhibits for greater yield, productivity and better environment for farm animals.
National Show of Livestock
At the National Show of Livestock, visitors will see over 900 cattle, pigs, sheep, goats and horses. The most important part of the sideline programme of the exhibition consists traditionally of championships and competition shows, such as the National Holstein Cattle Championship, the National Meat Breed Championship, the National Jersey Cattle Championship or the Normandy Cattle Competition. On Sunday, a meeting of the Agrarian Chamber of the Czech Republic will take place at the Exhibition Centre; Mendel University will use this year's ANIMAL TECH to commemorate the 100th anniversary of its Faculty of Agronomy. Visitors will also see samples of pork processing or sheep shearing competition with hand scissors.
Live streaming - championships and competition shows
Sideline Programme - List of championships and shows
Exhibition of horses
More than 150 horses of almost twenty breeds will be presented in Hall F in various demonstrations. The smallest will be a minihorse, the biggest a shire horse; the disciplines presented include dressage, working equitation, extreme trail, horse polo or western riding. We can also look forward to demonstrations of horse teams where the National Stud Kladruby nad Labem will be a special guest.
More about the horse exhibition
Beekeeping exhibition and sale of regional foods
Hall G1 will be hosting, besides the gamekeeping show, also a beekeeping exhibition accompanied by the sale of beekeeping supplies, honey and bee products made from honey, royal jelly and wax. On Sunday, beekeepers can also attend beekeeping lectures.
Cooking from local ingredients
Hall G1 will also provide inspiration for all those who want to use local ingredients in their cooking. A kitchen studio will be installed in this hall, where students of secondary vocational schools will prepare meals from regional ingredients and compete for the cup of the Governor of the South Moravian Region.
Central European Veterinary Congress
On Tuesday and Wednesday, the Central European Veterinary Congress will be part of the sideline program of the ANIMAL TECH fair. Its theme is "Quo Vadis Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Profession?". All lectures will be interpreted into English.
Programme and registration
The ANIMAL TECH fair is located in Hall P and its surroundings plus Hall F, while Hall G1 hosts the National Gamekeeping Show and the Beekeeping Exhibition. The Exhibition Centre is open daily from 9 am to 6 pm, on Wednesday only until 5 pm. It is best to buy tickets at the ANIMAL TECH website; organised groups (package tours) will also have cheaper tickets, and on Wednesday 15 May they enter free of charge.