The best of french animal genetics

Located in the heart of the Central Highlands (Massif Central), in the largest beef cattle breeding region in Europe, the LIVESTOCK SUMMIT of Clermont-Ferrand (France) is one of the main international trade shows specialized in livestock production (dairy cattle, beef cattle, sheep, horses…):

  • 2,000 elite animals on show
  • 1,300 cattle - 400 sheep - 300 horses
  • 22 cattle breeds (dairy and beef), 26 sheep breeds, 16 horse breeds
  • The reference in France for upland livestock farming
  • Leading European show for beef cattle breeders

Participate in guided tours to livestock farms

Discover the cattle, sheep and goat breeds of our region as well as agro-industrial enterprises (slaughterhouse, cattle export centre, feed-lot, cheese factory...). 35 guided visits with technicians and translators

Program and online registration on

2017 Events

  • 4 technical tours of farm visits on Tuesday 3 October (all day long):beef cattle tour, dairy cattle tour, sheep tour, Limousine breed tour
  • INTERNATIONAL LIVESTOCK EVENING: a presentation of French cattle, sheep and horse breeds for foreign delegations
  • Limousine breed national competition (400 animals)
  • Montbeliarde breed national competition (150 animals)
  • Cattle breeds competitions (Charolais, Blonde d’Aquitaine, Salers, Aubrac, Gasconne, Hostein, Brown Swiss, Normande, Simmental, Abondance…)
  • Sheep breeds competitions (Ile de France, Charollais, Texel…)
  • Draft horse competitions (Percheron, Ardennais, Comtois, Breton…)
  • More than 30 conferences on agricultural topics
Irish Delegation trip to SOMMET DE L'ELEVAGE
Europe's no 1 Livestock show - 4,5,6 October 2017

Interested in attending?

Charlotte Jehanno
About France
Phone: +353 86 604 9133
E-mail: [email protected]

VIP reception for international visitors

Free entrance, personal welcome, interpreters, guided tours of the exhibition and B2B meetings with exhibitors.

Our Internal Business Club is at your disposal to help you effectively develop your contacts at the show.

Join the yearly Irish delegation trip to Clermont-Ferrand, France from 4 - 6 October 2017

Flights and Accomodation package available from €420

Want more information?

Contact Charlotte Jehanno for more information on the show and how you can attend