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Judging beef cattle

by E. H. Thompson

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beef cattle,
  • Grading

  • Edition Notes

    StatementE.H. Thompson
    SeriesFarmers" bulletin / United States Department of Agriculture -- no. 1068, Farmers" bulletin (United States. Department of Agriculture) -- no. 1068.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF207 .T56 1919
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p. :
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25655646M
    OCLC/WorldCa15261122

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Judging beef cattle by E. H. Thompson Download PDF EPUB FB2

5 judging beef cattle and oral reasons MARKET BEEF INDUSTRY GOALS Age at market: 14–18 months Live weight: – pounds Hot carcass weight: – pounds Kidney, pelvic, and heart fat (KPH): or less Fat thickness: inch or less R ib ey: – 4 squar nch Quality grade: choice or higher Yield grade: or less.

Get this from a library. Judging beef cattle. [E H Thompson] -- "The art of judging is the foundation of all beef-cattle shows and is largely the means of determining the value of cattle offered in public sales. Each breeder, in order t attain the greatest degree. How to Judge Conformation in Cattle.

Conformation in cattle is one of the utmost important qualities that a cattle producer must know about and understand when raising a good, solid breeding herd of cattle.

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Basics of judging 2/3 Dairy cows 4/5 Beef Finished beef- 6/7 - Beef Judging beef cattle book 8/9 - Market requirements 10/11 Sheep Breeding ewes- 12/13 - Finished lamb 14/15 - Lamb carcase 16/17 - Market requirements 18/19 Pigs Finished pigs- 20/21 - Pig carcase 22/23 Preparing to judge Ensure you have a white coat.

Wear it at all times and keep it buttoned Size: 1MB. BEEF CATTLE SELECTION The ideal beef animal is a combination of many factors. Emphasis has been put on a variety of different traits over the past 40 years changing the cattle from small, overly fat cattle to a bigger more muscular cattle.

It is important to note that. With show season getting started in many parts of eastern Australia, respected livestock consultant and regular Royal Show stud stock judge Alastair Rayner from Rayner Ag in Tamworth provides some thoughts on judging cattle in the show ring, for the benefit of younger readers.

See details about his upcoming Junior Judges’ Workshops at the base of this page. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Black, W.H. (William Henry), Judging beef cattle. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Cattle judging is the process of judging a series of cattle and pronouncing a first- second- and third-place animal based on each animal's individual traits compared to that of the others.

Most cattle judging occurs in show rings at agricultural shows. Judgments on cattle are ultimately based on which animal is worth the most profit. There are many fine points to cattle judging. When evaluating breeding cattle keep in mind these priorities: Performance Cattle A performance class will include a scenario with the intended use of the animal, including EPDs.

The class is more objective, and often mirrors real-life choices livestock producers face. When judging the class, keep. Beef Cattle Judging. Success in the cattle industry will most likely depend on the ability to make the right decision at the right time. Beef cattle judging is a good way to form this decision-making ability, and it enables you to see the strengths and weaknesses in breeding and market cattle.

Here's the Beef. Grades Here’s the Beef challenges youth with activities related to leg structure, presenting oral reasons in judging, feed ingredients, behavior, nose printing, parasites, fitting, ethical issues, beef carcass composition and retail meat cuts.

BREEDS OF BEEF AND MULTI-PURPOSE CATTLE ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The inspiration for writing this book goes back to my undergraduate student days at Iowa State University when I enrolled in the course, “Breeds of Livestock,” taught by the late Dr.

Roy Kottman, who was then the Associate Dean of Agriculture for Undergraduate Instruction. Judging Beef Cattle 4-H Manitoba The aim of the beef industry is to efficiently produce carcasses of the type and quality demanded by the consumer.

The ability to look at the live beef animal and evaluate its potential to produce these carcasses is a challenge. Also included are links to judging camps, oral reasons, judging resources and judging contests coming up in your area of the world.

'How to' sections on basic steer, heifer, horse, sheep and pig selection, tips on handling sheep and steers, as well as 63 or more classes to practice judging. Livestock judging is a process of evaluating, selecting, placing, and learning the various livestock species–beef cattle, sheep, and swine.

Judging is the foundation of any 4-H livestock project. Feeding, exercising, grooming, and showing the animal are all important aspects of your 4-H project; however, none may be as exciting as selecting. out of 5 stars Dairy Cattle Judging Techniques.

Reviewed in the United States on Octo Verified Purchase. This is an excellent and informative book for anyone wanting to judge, cattle, horses, dogs, etc.

It is easy to read and understand with good graphics. Read more. 3 people found this s: 7. Breeding Cattle • Priorities • Growth performance • Sell cattle on a per pound basis • Optimal frame size to limit mature weight and maintenance cost • Evaluating growth performance • Length of face • Length of cannon • Length of body • Weight of animal.

Judging Beef Cattle Hardcover – Octo by Edmund Harry Thompson (Author) See all 8 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ Author: Edmund Harry Thompson.

Why study beef cattle judging. In this video, the importance of learning how to judge beef cattle is described. This knowledge is not only needed in the show ring, but also when raising cattle for maximum profit. Menu. Judging Importance.

Body Parts. Cattle Frame. Muscling. Volume. Structure. Structure cont. Exploring Texas 4-H Livestock Judging The members of Texas A&M AgriLife will provide equal opportunities in programs and activities, education, and employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.4-H Beef Leaders Guide – 4-H AS; Expected Progency Difference & Scenarios in Livestock Judging – PDF; Animal Science Skills for Life – 4-HCCS PC; A Guide to Raising Beef Cattle – ST (N4-HC) Your Calf:A Kid’s Guide to Raising and Showing Beef and Dairy Calves – #ST; 4-H Livestock Judging Reason Card (AS This publication will help youth and beginning cattle producers to understand the five basic criteria for selecting a beef animal.

It will also help beginners in 4-H and FFA livestock judging to understand proper note-taking format and the structure of oral reasons.