Mark That Card: Wether Dam Ewes Results

Scenario: Rank these ewes as potential donors for an elite club lamb operation in southwest Oklahoma. These ewes will be artificially inseminated or naturally bred to bucks with codon 171 reading homozygous or heterozygous, with the goal to raise competitive show lambs for major stock shows. Elite male progeny will be left in tack for […]

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Mark That Card: Prospect Market Wethers Results

Prospect Market Wethers Official Results Provided by, Brandon Callis, Redlands Community College 2-4-3-1 Cuts: 3-4-3 I like the prospect market wethers 2431. In a class where quality is certainly not an issue, there’s still an outlier in the paint goat, not only for his look, but also for his added shape and dimension. The stout featured wether compliments […]

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Mark That Card: Crossbred Bred Gilts Results

Scenario: Place these bred females as they are to function in a total confinement setting in North Central Iowa. The primary focus is to retain the top end of the females to substitute for an older set of sows. The firms goal is to keep soundness and build in mind. Crossbred Bred Gilts Official Results Provided […]

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Mark That Card: Heifer Class Results

Heifers Official Results Provided by, Brad Bennett, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 2-3-1-4   Cuts: 4-2-6 I like the Shorthorn Plus heifers 2-3-1-4. Quality certainly runs deep in this set, but it’s not hard to latch onto the brood cow look in the roan heifer to win. She’s by far the boldest ribbed, most maternal heifer in class whose […]

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Mark That Card: Performance Hereford Heifers Results

Performance Hereford Heifer Official Results Provided by, Chris Mullinix, Kansas State University First, let us start by saying this is one of the more difficult picture classes you may ever see.  We think there is logical justification for many placings.  However, we do find it important to look at the performance information available and be mindful of […]

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Mark That Card: Breeding Ewe Class Results

Breeding Ewes Official Results Provided by, Ben Williams, Hutchinson Community College 1-3-4-2   Cuts: 2-2-5 My ranking of the wether dams is 1342. I initially find a challenging, yet incredibly high quality trio of sheep with unique production strengths. Ultimately, I land on the overwhelming presence and look of 1 to win. The sheep who is the […]

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