Managing Show Goats Growth is Better Than Holding

You’ve dedicated a lot of time and effort with your show goat project – feeding, grooming and exercising it. You are 30 days from the show – and when your goat steps on the scale, you realize he’s a little further ahead of your goal. A month until the show is a long time, so […]

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Perseverance Pays Off

The perfect day for Burk Van Horn would be winning a wrestling match followed by winning a cattle show. When he has to choose between his favorite activities, the decision is not made lightly. The 18-year-old Franklin Community High School senior from Morgantown, Indiana manages his time in order to balance his show cattle and […]

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Couples Share Passion for Livestock in Wedding Details

It’s wedding day. And that day is not complete without the white dress, the perfect bouquet, close family and friends and an ice sculpture in the shape of a show heifer. While most weddings might not include the heifer-shaped ice sculpture, when couples marry who have a passion for livestock, chances are at least one […]

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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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Receiving Show Pigs: Getting off to the Right Start

by Josh Brockman,Brockman Farms Getting your show pig off to a good start is one of the most important aspects for feeders to consider. We call this phase of the project the “receiving” phase. This is one of the most stressful times in a show pig’s life and steps need to be taken to ensure […]

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In Their Showbox

Managing show boxes is a big deal for the Cox family of Eagle Point, Oregon. This cattle family goes to every state and national show possible and often exhibits three breeds of heifers and steers, each. The Cox siblings, Ashley, Maddie and Seth, love showing because of the high level of competition and the friendships […]

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