Mark That Card – Market Goats

Thank you, Western Illinois University Livestock Judging team, for the officials and reasons. Placing 4-3-2-1Cuts 3-5-2 The dense, powerful, traditional wether that starts is truly unmatched in his ability to blend unrivaled width of skeleton and roundness of body with the presence, coordination and look to play at a very high level. Now the biggest […]

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Mark That Card – Simmental Breeding Heifers

Placing 4-2-3-1Cuts 5-2-3 I like the Bred Heifers 4-2-3-1. There’s no doubt in my mind 4 wins. She’s the best structured highest quality female, who’s body shape and freshness read to be the most cow like. She’s easily the freshest female with a great presence and she still has a nice spine, clean joints, and […]

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Mark That Card – Simmental Bulls

Placing 4-1-3-2Cuts 3-2-4 I’ll rank the Simmental bulls 4132. There’s a pair of bulls up top who I think will prove profitable, but it’s with elite seed stock production in mind where I’ll start 4. It’s hard to make cattle opened up and stout down low while still keeping them sound and flexible at the […]

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Mark That Card – Breeding Heifers

Placing 1-3-2-4Cuts 3-2-5 I like the breeding heifer calves 1324. The cattle up top are good but when you study them from the side, that is where 1 couples her stoutness and body shape with the added intangibles of look, balance and extra quality. Now don’t get me wrong, I never questioned the brood cow […]

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Mark That Card – Simmental Bulls

Reasons provided by Norther Oklahoma Community College Livestock Judging Team! I’ll rank the Simmental bulls 2134. There’s a pair of bulls up top who I think will prove profitable, but it’s with elite seed stock production in mind where I’ll start 2. It’s hard to make cattle opened up and stout down low while still […]

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Mark That Card – Hereford Heifers

Thank you Butler Community College Livestock judging team for providing placings and officials for this class. Placing: 1-4-3-2Cuts: 5-2-3 I like the Hereford heifers 1432. There’s a tremendous amount of quality in the nicest built and best balanced 1 heifer that starts. Compared to 4, she not only reads neater about her front end and chest, but […]

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