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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Mark That Card: Breeding Heifer Results

Breeding Heifer Official Results Provided by, Coach John DeClerck, Texas Tech University 1-4-2-3 Cuts: 3-3-5 I ranked the breeding heifers 1423. I think the top is close since both heifers have plenty of mass and quality, but for the long haul I like 1’s look. The refine, teated heifer is not only more appropriate in her maturity pattern, but […]

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Mark That Card: Market Goat Class Results

Market Goat Official Results Provided by, Coaches John DeClerk and Ryan Rathmann, Texas Tech University 3-4-1-2 Cuts: 2-4-4 I like the market goats 3-4-1-2. There’s a top pair of wethers who offer tradeoffs but I’ll trade power for balance to use 3’s blend of look with enough dimension over 4. Specifically, from profile, 3’s stronger behind his shoulder, […]

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Mark That Card :: Market Lamb Results

Market Lambs Official Results Provided by, Kyle Wood, University of Kentucky 3-1-24 Cuts: 2-5-5 I like the Market Lambs 3-1-2-4 I am quick to sort up a top pair of stout, muscular built ewes. I prefer the body shape and lines of the gray tinged, thin hided sheep to start. Here is the biggest racked ewe that is the […]

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2016 Livestock Judging Camps

Livestock judging camps are a great way to practice your livestock evaluation skills and reasons during the summer by learning from some of the best collegiate livestock teams and industry professionals in the nation. Here is a list of judging camps at various universities and junior colleges throughout the summer, as well as links for […]

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Mark that Card: Market Hogs

  Placing: 4-2-1-3 with cuts of 3-4-2 I’ll sort the market hogs 4-2-1-3 and in a challenging class, I’m still the most comfortable starting the 4 barrows extra width and product. The stout structured, heavy weight, blue barrow is the most opened up in his skeleton, he’s the boldest in his rib and this allows him […]

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