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British farmers display prowess

British farmers have gathered to compete in the annual Royal Bath and West Show, held in Somerset, England. Dating back to 1852, the agricultural show is one of the oldest surviving events of its kind. As well as livestock and smithy competitions, the show features exhibitions, displays, and demonstrations of machinery, locally produced food and drink, and trade-stands

British farmers display prowess
Simmental cattle are led into the judging ring at the Royal Bath and West Show on the opening day of the show on May 28, 2014 in Somerset, England. The Royal Bath and West Show which features livestock, agricultural machinery, trade-stands and locally produced food and drink, was first held in 1852 and is one of the oldest surviving agricultural shows in England. (Getty Images)
British farmers display prowess
Milly Hendy holds her Simmental cow in the judging ring at the Royal Bath and West Show on the opening day of the show on May 28, 2014 in Somerset, England. The Royal Bath and West Show which features livestock, agricultural machinery, trade-stands and locally produced food and drink, was first held in 1852 and is one of the oldest surviving agricultural shows in England. (Getty Images)
British farmers display prowess
Sheep are led into the judging ring at the Royal Bath and West Show on the opening day of the show on May 28, 2014 in Somerset, England. The Royal Bath and West Show which features livestock, agricultural machinery, trade-stands and locally produced food and drink, was first held in 1852 and is one of the oldest surviving agricultural shows in England. (Getty Images)
British farmers display prowess
Blacksmiths work at the Royal Bath and West Show on the opening day of the show on May 28, 2014 in Somerset, England. The Royal Bath and West Show which features livestock, agricultural machinery, trade-stands and locally produced food and drink, was first held in 1852 and is one of the oldest surviving agricultural shows in England. (Getty Images)
British farmers display prowess
Heavy horses are displayed at the Royal Bath and West Show on the opening day of the show on May 28, 2014 in Somerset, England. The Royal Bath and West Show which features livestock, agricultural machinery, trade-stands and locally produced food and drink, was first held in 1852 and is one of the oldest surviving agricultural shows in England. (Getty Images)
British farmers display prowess
Cattle are prepared for the judging ring at the Royal Bath and West Show on the opening day of the show on May 28, 2014 in Somerset, England. The Royal Bath and West Show which features livestock, agricultural machinery, trade-stands and locally produced food and drink, was first held in 1852 and is one of the oldest surviving agricultural shows in England. (Getty Images)
British farmers display prowess
Birds are displayed in cages at the Royal Bath and West Show on the opening day of the show on May 28, 2014 in Somerset, England. The Royal Bath and West Show which features livestock, agricultural machinery, trade-stands and locally produced food and drink, was first held in 1852 and is one of the oldest surviving agricultural shows in England. (Getty Images)
British farmers display prowess
A bull wears a rosette at the Royal Bath and West Show on the opening day of the show on May 28, 2014 in Somerset, England. The Royal Bath and West Show which features livestock, agricultural machinery, trade-stands and locally produced food and drink, was first held in 1852 and is one of the oldest surviving agricultural shows in England. (Getty Images)
British farmers display prowess
Sheep are shown in the judging ring at the Royal Bath and West Show on the opening day of the show on May 28, 2014 in Somerset, England. The Royal Bath and West Show which features livestock, agricultural machinery, trade-stands and locally produced food and drink, was first held in 1852 and is one of the oldest surviving agricultural shows in England. (Getty Images)