Beef Shows

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.

Beef Heifer Show

The Beef Heifer project is designed to provide experience in selecting, growing, developing, breeding, and managing breeding animals. This project normally begins with choosing a heifer calf nine months old or less, and feeding, developing, and maintaining ownership of the animal. Many young people go on to start a cattle …

Market Feeder Steer Show

Commercial steer programs are outstanding beef training projects. They teach youth about economic strategies to feed and develop animals for market or for commercial cow-calf production. These projects place more emphasis on feed costs, average daily gains, feed conversions, and management strategies such as dehorning, castration and vaccination. Daily handling …

Market Fat Steer Show

Raising steers to please today’s consumers requires more than just providing feed and water. Beef producers must understand good conformation, growth patterns, breed differences, and genetic traits. The Market Steer project is one that takes many months of hard work and dedication. Many exhibitors bringing their projects to a close …