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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How to Rinse Your Calf

Working to ensure your calf as healthy skin and hair will make your animal appear fresher and make fitting your calf easier, helping you get ahead of the competition on show day. To accomplish this goal I suggest rinsing your calf daily. We refer to rinsing as the act of getting your calf wet and […]

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Show Pig Skin Care Light vs. Dark

Skin and hair is only one part of being sure your animal looks maxed out and one hundred percent on show day. At the same time, it is one of the most important factors when it comes time to “look like a winner.” Your pig having a fresh look depends on many physical characteristics from a […]

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8 Ways to Make Friends at a Show

Most of us have had that one show when we load up, get to the show, set up all of our stuff only to look around and realize we don’t know anyone there. Here are a few tips to help you meet people and make friends! 1. Contests Whether you’re at a country show or […]

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Simple Tips For Tying Up Your Show Calf

For both your and your calf’s safety it is important to know how to properly tie your calf. The best way to tie your calf safely is by tying a slipknot or quick release knot. This will keep your calf tied, but also allow you to untie your calf quickly and easily. Getting your calf used to […]

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How Do You Set Up Your Show Calf’s Feet

In order for your calf to catch the judge’s attention you need to know how to properly set up your calf in the show ring. It will take lots of time and practice to get your calf used to you moving its feet, but you can get started as soon as your calf is used […]

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