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.
Market Fat Steers: Group entries shall be submitted to the Superintendent of the show by noon prior to the start of the fat steer show. A steer group will consist of 3 entered animals selected from each club or chapter participating in the fair. Any club or chapter may enter only 1 group of steers. Groups selected should be uniform by conformation, size, and desirable carcass traits. Judging will be based on 50% uniformity and 50% carcass traits. Awards will be given for top 3 groups.