South Devon cattle are judged in the show ring on the first day of the Royal Cornwall Show near Wadebridge in Cornwall, England. More than 100,000 visitors are expected at this year’s show, which runs until Saturday, and is claimed to be the county’s biggest event and an important fixture on the region’s agricultural calendar that has been held every year since 1960. The result of the EU referendum is likely to be closely watched by members of the farming community as the UK’s membership of the European Union has long been a contentious issue for farming industry.
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Two cows stand in a field as smoke from a bushfire billows past Benloch, Victoria, near Melbourne, Australia. Victorian fire crews have been battling to contain a blaze that started in Cobaw. Despite a cool change yesterday, over a hundred homes are still under threat and one man has been reported missing.
An Afghan boy eats an ice cream as he waits for customers at a livestock market ahead of the sacrificial Eid al-Adha festival in Mazar-i-Sharif on Monday. Muslims across the world are preparing to celebrate annual festival of Eid al-Adha or the festival of sacrifice which marks the end of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca
Herdsmen ride as they migrate to the summer pasturing areas in a mountainous region in Altay Prefecture, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region
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An exhibitor leads her cow as cattle are judged in the judging ring on the opening day of the Royal Bath and West Show at the Royal Bath and West Showground near Shepton Mallet on Wednesday
Berber villages in the snowy foothills of the High Atlas mountains in Morocco. Villagers make their living farming, herding cattle, and making and selling honey, olive oil and pottery. Extreme weather and erosion causing flooding and landslides have led to a drop in agricultural productivity
Indian camel herders arrive for the annual cattle fair in Pushkar, on Wednesday
A herdsman on a horse leads a large herd of cattle, sheep and goat as they migrate to the summer pasturing areas at a mountainous region in Altay Prefecture, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region
A young boy reaches to touch a bull as it is unloaded on a street in New Delhi, India