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Try your hand at milking a cow at the Big M Milking Experience in the Livestock Pavilion.

With the opportunity to milk a cow four times a day, you can meet some of the friendly Jersey cows and learn more about life on a dairy farm.

Head to the Livestock Pavilion at11:00am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm, 5:00pm Daily to give it a shot!

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Big M Milking Experience

The Livestock Pavilion

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11:00am, 1:00pm, 3:00pm, 5:00pm Daily

Ever wondered how milk gets from the cows in the paddock to your fridge? Experience first-hand the first step in dairy production by hand-milking a cow - a popular and fun activity at the Show! Learn about the dairy industry and how butter and cream are made, then have a go at milking a real cow yourself.

Grand Cattle Parade

Herald Sun Arena

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  • 28 Sep 6:45pm - 7:00pm

A traditional favourite, watch this amazing spectacle as the Herald Sun Arena comes to life with 250 of Australia's finest cattle of different breeds and sizes parading their blue ribbon achievements in front of 5000 patrons. A Royal Melbourne Show tradition not to be missed, the parade is visually spectacular as the animals march their way around the Royal Melbourne Show's biggest stage.

Dairy Cattle Competition

The Livestock Pavilion

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  • 21 Sep 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Watch the finest heifers and cows compete for a champion's ribbon and see who will be crowned the 2019 Supreme Exhibit in the All Breeds Dairy Show! Visit The Livestock Pavilion on Saturday 21 September and see the dairy cattle judging in action. Stop by the cattle stalls to meet some of Victoria's best dairy farmers and maybe even get a photo with a cow.

Dairy Youth Handlers Classic

The Livestock Pavilion

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  • 21 Sep 4:00pm - 7:00pm

See the best up-and-coming dairy cattle farmers as they test their handling and animal presentation skills in this blue ribbon competition. Which young parader will reign supreme?

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