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Enjoy fun and interactive shows featuring fascinating, intelligent farm animals, watch your farmyard favourites roam in paddocks as they would at home or watch the real stars of the Show compete for the ultimate prize, a Royal Melbourne Show blue ribbon.

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Add to Planner All About Cows with Farmer Darryl

The Animal Farmyard

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1:00pm & 4:00pm daily (approx. 15mins)

Want to learn about the biggest animals in The Animal Farmyard? Farmer Darryl is here to cure your cattle curiosity and answer any questions you have about the life of cattle on a farm.

Add to Planner All About Chooks with Farmer Darryl

The Animal Farmyard

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11:15am & 3:00pm daily (approx. 15mins)

Learn about keeping chooks in your backyard, caring for chooks, breeds and breeding, feeding, bedding and housing poultry.

Add to Planner Animal Wrangler Show

The Animal Farmyard

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10:00am, 12:00noon, 2:30pm & 4:30pm daily (approx. 30mins)

Direct from the Stockman's Hall of Fame, bringing the Outback to the city. Watch as Outback Stockman, Lachie Cossor, and his Animal Wranglers perform some exciting orchestrated chaos. This show has the lot, with horsemanship, working dogs, crowd participation, whipcracking, education and comedy! You will see the Animal Wranglers work with a number of animals including horses, ponies, pigs, dogs, a goat and a huge bull!

Add to Planner Story Time with Farmer Darryl

The Animal Farmyard

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2:00pm - 2:15pm daily

Farmer Darryl loves a story and he has plenty of them too! Join him and his farmyard friends in The Animal Farmyard near The Farmhouse for story time and learn about life on the land.

Add to Planner Feeding Time with Farmer Darryl

The Animal Farmyard

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10:00am & 5:00pm daily (approx. 45mins)

Life on the farm is busiest during feeding time. Join Farmer Darryl in The Animal Farmyard closest to The Farmhouse, as he feeds the cows, pigs, goats, sheep and poultry. He might even let you help out! Get up close with the farm animals at their most active time of day.

Add to Planner Working Dogs Show

The Animal Farmyard

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11:00am, 1:30pm, 3:30pm & 5:30pm daily (approx. 20mins)

Come and see these intelligent, speedy working dogs in full action, rounding sheep into a pen just as they would on a working farm.

Add to Planner Training Horses for Movie Magic

The Farmhouse

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12:30pm, 3:15pm & 6:00pm daily (approx. 25mins)

Ever wondered how animals in films know exactly what to do? Come and see Adam, an advanced animal trainer, demonstrate how animals are trained for films, TV and live performances. Adam's main aim is to inspire people to provide better conditions and show more respect for our planet's amazing creatures through connections made when people and animals work together.

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