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Selecting, fitting, and showing beef cattle

Julius Edward Nordby

Selecting, fitting, and showing beef cattle

by Julius Edward Nordby

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Published by Interstate Printing Co. in Danville, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beef cattle

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBeef cattle.
    Statementby Julius E. Nordby and Herbert E. Lattig.
    ContributionsLattig, Herbert Elmer, 1892-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF207 .N6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination132 p. :
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6348893M
    LC Control Number37002407
    OCLC/WorldCa22572652

    The beef project teaches the fundamentals of the beef cattle industry by allowing youth to explore the areas of animal husbandry, livestock selection, health, and care, in addition to the showing of beef cattle at local, county, state, and national cattle shows. - Explore Rosemary Thompson's board "Fitting/clipping pics of show cattle", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Show cattle, Cattle, Showing livestock pins.

    Training, Grooming and Showing Records Common Beef Cattle Terms Learning Objectives * Characteristics of the three common breeds of beef cattle. * How to select feed and manage beef steers and heifers. * How to groom fit and show beef steers and heifers. Things to Do * Own feed and manage one or more beef animals. * Fit and show a steer or. Feed costs are a large but necessary expense in managing beef cattle for show. An adequate amount of a properly formulated diet or ration is essential to develop the genetic potential of show cattle. You need to be familiar with the basic principles of nutrient requirements, nutrient composition of feeds, digestive physiology and diet formulation.

    Jackson EMC 4-H and FFA Quality Beef Show (Open to select counties.) Aug. 15, , Jackson County Agriculture Facility, Jefferson, Ga. Entry deadline: Aug. 1, Download show info and online entry. For more info contact Skyler Davis at or Josh Whitworth at Georgia Young Farmers Association Cattle, Market Lamb. Select 10 - Concentrates for Beef Cattle. Book chapter Full text access. 10 - Concentrates for Beef Cattle. Pages Beef Cattle Feeding and Nutrition is the third in a series of books on animal feeding and nutrition. These books are designed to keep readers abreast of the rapid developments in feeding and nutrition.


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Selecting, fitting, and showing beef cattle by Julius Edward Nordby Download PDF EPUB FB2

Selecting, fitting, and showing beef cattle by Julius Edward Nordby,The Interstate edition, in English - [3d ed.]Pages: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nordby, Julius Edward, Selecting, fitting, and showing beef cattle.

Danville, Ill.: Interstate Printing Co., ©   "Beef Cattle Breeding,Feeding and Showing" is exactly what the title portrays.A well written and very informative book covering most aspects of Beef Cattle production.

Easily understood by the novice it also has valuable information for the more experienced.5/5(1). Selecting, Feeding, Fitting, Grooming and Showing Fitting Cattle Today, there are many breeders of quality show steers and heifers.

Anymore, a show animal is not a mistake, or freak, but is fitting result of mating the right males with the right females.

I feel the breeders that are the most successful producing quality show cattle have cows that are goodFile Size: KB. Selecting, Fitting, and Showing Beef Cattle, by Julius Edward Nordby and Herbert E.

Lattig | Jan 1, beef steers and heifers for youth that are beginning the beef program. Therefore most youth and adults have many various methods of fitting beef cattle. Youth beginning the program do not have the knowledge or skill to properly fit and/or show their projects.

Objective. The whole purpose of fitting and grooming beef animals is to make them look attractive. Study your animal and evaluate its’ strong and weak points as compared to the ideal animal that you have formed a mental picture of.

Plan how to groom the animal by making the weak points look as good as possible and accentuating the strong points. Beef Cattle Selection The goal of beef cattle production is to provide highly desirable beef for consumption in the most management, disease control and the beef market is fundamental to the economical production of The beef cattle industry is composed of six basic segments: (1) the purebred breeder, (2) the commercial.

Faults in either fitting or showing could lead to a less successful show experience than one might have hoped for. For youth, especially, showmanship is a great place to shine regardless of how an animal performs in conformation classes.

The Purebred Dairy Cattle Association (PDCA) has an established scorecard for fitting and showing dairy cattle. Preparing for and showing cattle can be an extremely rewarding and educational experience for young people. The lessons learned in showing cattle can directly inform their lives in positive ways.

Responsibility, patience, good sportsmanship, good organization, confidence, respect for animals and people alike—the list of benefits is a long one. Nasco presents Cal Dewitt from CD Show Cattle. Cal is a bright, young star in the show cattle business and he and his father run a successful show cow/calf operation.

Today, he shares his. Selecting and Managing the 4-H Beef Heifer Keith S. Lusby Extension Beef Cattle Specialist J.H. Hughes Emerti, 4-H Livestock Specialist Wayne Shearhart Emerti, County Agricultural Agent and County Extension Director Figure 1. It is important that heifers have the proper frame size and weight at breeding and a first calving.

Management and Show Calendar page 18 Show Cattle Supplies and Equipment page 19 Parts of a Steer page 20 Beef Skeleton page 21 Beef Wholesale Cuts page 22 Record of Expenses page 23 Record of Income page 25 Record of Weight page 26 Notes page 27 This manual has been compiled and published as a guideline for raising and showing beef cattle.

Front leg - Usually clip to the knee for breeding cattle to show angularity. Front pulledof rear legs - Clip this area to help give the appearance of a straighter hind leg. Extend the hair at the tailhead so it has the appearance of a corner. The hair down the middle of the tail is clipped into a short 'V'.

A tailhead with a slight. It has relatively few references to original work and in some of the chapters dealing with more practical aspects, such as " Selecting, fitting and showing beef cattle ", few can be expected. Instead, the book is rather a synthesis synthesis Subject Category: Miscellaneous.

Purchase Beef Cattle Feeding and Nutrition - 2nd Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNThe Cow Herd Performance Testing Program gives beef cattle producers the opportunity to determine and evaluate the current level of herd productivity and properly rank individual animals in the herd for economically relevant traits.

The Cow Herd Performance Testing Program emphasizes the importance of record keeping and making selection/culling. Bite Into Beef. Grades Bite Into Beef engages youth in activities to identify breeds, locate parts, judge, halter break a calf, fit a steer, show a calf, recognize a healthy animal, select feed ingredients and shop for beef and beef by-products.

Looking back over the countless dairy cattle, beef cattle, market lambs, and market hogs that I have trained over the past 13 years, I do not view any one of them as “a waste of time.” Showing livestock has been the foundation of the many skills that I have learned and has projected a bridge into my future.

Teach someone the important traits in selecting a breeding heifer. Create a poster showing the beef cuts and how to prepare them. Share a presentation on the importance of following drug labels. Citizenship. Volunteer to do beef promotion presentations during May beef month.

Provide beef taste testing at a grocery store to promote local food. Those who take on the opportunity of showing a beef animal will learn a great deal about Agriculture Exhibitors experience owning and working with animals, being responsible for their daily care, health, growth and finally exhibiting the cattle in a competitive directions begin when the exhibitor is standing on the side of the ring waiting to enter their class.“Cattle need to know the cues and fundamentals to be shown properly in the showring,” says Stierwalt.

“It’s hard to win, even if you have a good calf, if you can’t get it set up.” Practicing at home and in various environments is critical. The only way for an animal to learn cues and get comfortable showing .Chapter 2 — Selection. Frame Size Current trends in market cattle frame size have shifted toward moderation.

Market cattle should have enough frame to enable them to reach an acceptable market weight (1, lbs.) at months of age. Acceptable traits for today’s frame size include: —moderate hip height (frame size ).