Showing Beef Cattle

Showmanship is more than entering the show arena during the fair or livestock show! It includes all the hard work that exhibitors put into their project from the day they purchase their animal. Showmanship is defined as the ability to present your animal to the best of it’s genetic ability. Many factors enter into the equation for a successful showman, including proper nutrition, halter-breaking, and daily care and grooming.

Celina R. Johnson and Brett Kaysen
Colorado State University

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Clipping and Grooming Cattle on Show Day
Robert Groom shares tips and techniques for halter-breaking calves and cattle at the NY Beef Center at the New York Farm Show.
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Celina R. Johnson

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Cattle Judging – what the judges look for – click here