Stick to the Basics When Selecting your Show Goat Prospect

  Showing market goats has grown in immense popularity during the past two decades. As the competition has become more popular, the number of high-quality breeders has increased and the quality of show wethers has improved as a result of that. But, what should you look for in a show goat that can get you to the […]

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How to Get Lambs Ready for the Show Ring

Spring lamb jackpot shows are right around the corner. By now, most young people should have their lambs purchased and on a good nutrition program to ensure the lambs are healthy and growing. But what about getting them ready for their first show and each show after that? Charlie Hild, part owner of Hild Bros […]

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Getting and Keeping Show Animals White

As a former exhibitor of Hereford cattle, I have many fond (or not so fond) memories of my dad coaching me on “washing white.” And as a 10-year-old girl, what I thought was white enough never was quite good enough for Dad. No matter what species you show, keeping show animals white and bright is […]

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Selecting the Right Show Stick

When you enter the show ring you have two pretty powerful tools to use to showcase your calf: your halter and your show stick. Most skilled showmen will tell you that your halter serves as the steering wheel for getting your calf around the ring, and when halter pressure is used correctly, it can help […]

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