NC State Extension

Livestock Judging Contest Results

2018

NC Junior Hereford Association Judging in January

2017

Southeastern Regional Livestock Judging & Skillathon Contests

NC State Fair Livestock Judging & Skillathon Contests

State 4-H Livestock Judging & Skillathon Contests

NC Junior Hereford Association Judging in January

2016

Southeastern Regional Contests

North Carolina State Fair Livestock Judging & Skillathon Contests

State 4-H Livestock Judging & Skillathon Contests

NC Junior Hereford Association Judging in January

2015

Southeastern Regional Contests

North Carolina State Fair Livestock Judging & Skillathon Contests

State 4-H Livestock Judging & Skillathon Contests

NC Junior Hereford Association Judging in January

Western NC Spring Fling Livestock Judging Contest

2014

NC Junior Hereford Association Judging in January

State 4-H Livestock Judging & Skillathon Contests

Western NC Spring Fling Livestock Judging Contest

2012

NC Junior Hereford Association Judging in January Event

NC State Fair & Southeastern Regional Livestock Judging Contest

North Carolina State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest

NC FFA Livestock Judging Contest

Useful Resources from Texas A&M University

Approach to Placing a Market Steer Class, by Dr. Chris Skaggs and Dr. Chris Boleman

Breeding Beef Cattle Judging Outline by Dr. Larry Boleman

Breeding Swine Selection by Dr. Chris Boleman

Evaluating Market Steers from a Grading Standpoint by Dr. Chris Boleman

Evaluating Market Swine by Dr. Chris Boleman

Fundamentals of Evaluating Market Steers by Brandon Callis and Jake Franke

Inspecting and Handling Sheep in Judging,  by Dr. Chris Skaggs & Dr. Chris Boleman

Livestock Judging Contest Scoring Procedures by Dr. Chris Skaggs & Dr. Chris Boleman

Presentation of Oral Reasons by Dr. Chris Boleman

Reasons Terminology for Breeding Cattle by Dr. Chris Skaggs & Dr. Chris Boleman

Reasons Terminology for Market Lambs by Dr. Chris Skaggs & Dr. Chris Boleman

Reasons Terminology for Market Steers by Dr. Chris Skaggs & Dr. Chris Boleman

Sample Sets of Livestock Judging Oral Reasons by Former Members of the TAMU Livestock Judging Team

Using Expected Progeny Difference (EPD) & Scenarios in Livestock Judging Contests by Dr. Chris Boleman

Why Judging Beef Cattle is Important by Dr. Larry Boleman

Additional Resources

Guide to Livestock Judging from Kansas State University

Nash, S.A. & Sant, L.L. (2005). Live-Skill Development Found in 4-H Animal Judging, Journal of Extension, 43(2).


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Photo of Brent JenningsBrent JenningsExtension Associate (919) 515-4467 brent_jennings@ncsu.eduAnimal Science - NC State University
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