Cattle breeders vied for royal trophies as the Pattaya Livestock Show kicked off again at the National Indoor Sports Arena.
HRH Princess Sirindhorn and HRH Princess Soamsawalee were both on hand at the close of the two-day show April 1 to hand out eponymous trophies to ranchers. The show was a mixed grill of beef, chicken and horses, with plenty of exhibitions and workshops on the side.
Buckaroos line up their best heifers for judging at the 2012 Pattaya Livestock Show.
All the rancheros from the Thai livestock industry were on hand, including the Pattaya Livestock Department, Thai Brahman Breeder Association, Kamphaeng Saen Beef Breeders Association, and owners of mixed Brahman cattle, mixed European cattle and local chickens.
Sales of livestock merchandise and breeding products shared the stage with horse racing performances and seminars promoting good standards and practices, and livestock jobs.