Mark that Card: Show Heifers

Thank you to Brandon Callis, Redlands Community College Livestock Judging Coach, for providing the official placings and reasons for this class of heifers. To view more livestock judging classes click here. I placed the class of heifers 2-4-1-3. Finding a high quality top pair in which I prefer the added style and look of 2 over 2. 2 […]

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Mark that Card: Prospect Heifers

Thank you to Marcus Arnold, Butler Community College for providing the official placings and reasons for this class of prospect heifers. Thank you to M&M Livestock and Morgan Meisenheimer for providing the pictures. To view more livestock judging classes click here. I like the prospect heifer calves 1-3-2-4. There’s a ton of quality in the […]

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5 Ways I Still Use Livestock Judging in My Career

by Tim Hammerich, AgGrad When I was a nine year old 4-H member my dad convinced me that I needed to learn how to judge livestock. He seemed convinced it was my only chance of playing a college “sport”. Turns out he was right, but what I got out of livestock judging was so much more than that. […]

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Mark Your Card: Angus Bred Heifers

Angus Bred Heifers Official Results Results provided by the University of Illinois Livestock Judging Team 4-3-1-2 Cuts: 2-6-3 4312 is how I like the Angus bred heifers Even though there’s a pair of sounder structured, deeper bodied brood cow prospects who both uphold the breed’s claim to true maternal character, I found the highest quality most striking […]

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Mark That Card: Market Steers

Market Steers Official Results Class and results provided by LivestockJudging.com 4-1-3-2 Cuts: 4-3-2 I like the Market Steers 4132. The easiest thing to do in this class is to find the 4 steer and run him top. He’s a practical, powerful calf who best combines this with an attractive look on the profile. Not only is this a […]

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Mark That Card: Shorthorn Heifer Results

Shorthorn Heifer Official Results Provided by, Coach Chris Cassady, Iowa State University 3-4-1-2 Cuts: 2-6-3 I placed the Shorthorn heifers 3-4-1-2. I think there’s a high-quality pair of females that need to sort up, who both bring forth a maternal, brood-cow look needed for longevity. Subtle differences sort the pair, and I like the added look and freshness in […]

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