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Give Quebec breeders and visitors from afar the chance to admire your finest animals!

Once again, the Holstein Québec Spring Show Committee aims to facilitate your participation in this event and hopes you will join in the Show. To that end, the following amenities will be provided:

A supply of straw and wood shavings and participation prizes

Four units of straw and four units of wood shavings will be supplied for each animal registered and present on the site. As well, exhibitors will have the chance to win one of the many participation prizes (one chance for each animal exhibited) that will be awarded in a random draw.

Exhibitors' meeting

Holstein Quebec is pleased to invite exhibitors to meet them for the exhibitors’ meeting. The meeting who will inform exhibitors on the various regulations in the context of the event.

A prize for the Senior Herd classes

A purse of $150 will be awarded to each exhibitor in the Senior Breeder's Herd class in both shows.

Barnkeeping Contest

To encourage participants to keep their exhibits tidy, the Show Committee has planned a new barnkeeping contest.


Honorary President of the Expo-Printemps Holstein Québec

The honorary President of the Expo-Printemps Holstein Québec is Patrice Desrochers.


Why should your animals at the Spring show?


he Holstein Québec Spring Show can help you promote your operation and enhance the value of your animals.

  • " First event of the year to showcase Quebec breeding
  • Over 3 000 visitors every year
  • Compare your operation with the best
  • Meet breeders from all over Quebec and the Maritimes
  • See the animals that have put Quebec on the map!


There are two ways to register as an exhibitor at the Spring Show. You can use the electronic form or the PDF form.

International visitors

If you live outside of Quebec and want to take part in the Holstein Québec Spring Show, let us know and we'll provide you with additional support following registration.

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Vote for the 2013 judges

Exhibitors registering for the 2012 Spring whow are asked to indicate their choice of judge for 2012.

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Activities schedule

A lot of activities will be held during these 2 days: show, sale, diner, etc.

Wednesday April 25, 2012

9:30 am : Sale Brunch presented by Farm Credit Canada

11:00 am : Nationale Spring sale
*Live on Internet, available on this page.

Consultez la page de la Vente Nationale

3:00 pm: Wine and Cheese presented by Jefo

4:00 pm: Red and White Holstein Show
Judge: Rémi Bergeron, Saint-Antoine-de-Tilly
*Live on Internet, available on this page.

Thursday April 26, 2011

8:00 am: Holstein show
Judge: Mike Deaver, Edgerton, WI
*Live on Internet, available on this page.

International visitors

We can help you to plan your visit. If you would like to visit farms, feel free to contact us.

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Exhibitors, be there!

Give Quebec breeders and visitors from afar the chance to admire your finest animals!
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Spring show youth section

Holstein Québec is offering you the opportunity to meet with an official judge and gain knowledge of the techniques used in judging. Enter the show ring and learn the techniques used to place animals.

This activity is offered free of charge during one of the two show days, depending on availability. Prior registration is required.

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Photo gallery

Bring back great memories thanks to the photo albums of the Holstein Québec Spring Show. Many photos are available for each edition.

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Find your way to the Colisée des Bois-Francs and join us at the Spring Show.

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