Youth Projects

Youth Beef Publications

Beef Skillathon Basic Considerations for Junior Beef Cattle Projects by Stephen Hammack & Jason Cleere Carcass Contest Results Characteristics of 2013-Top Placing Steers at Houston by Stephen Hammack Feeds and Feeding for Junior Beef Cattle Projects by Stephen Hammack Fundamentals of Evaluating Market Steers by Brandon Callis and Jake Franke Managing Beef Cattle for Show by Larry Boleman, Dennis Herd & Chris Boleman Previous Major Show Steer Weight Breaks by Jason Cleere Right from the Start: Safety Awareness for the Next Generation of Livestock Producers Sick Calves: How Do You Know? by Stephen Hammack Texas Show Steer Breed Classification by Jason Cleere, J.D. Ragland, E.L. Schneider & Stephen Hammack The Facts on Optaflexx™ by Jason Cleere The Facts about Zilmax™ for Show Steers and Market Show Heifers by Jason Cleere Trends in Junior Steer Characteristics – Houston Livestock Show by Stephen Hammack Use of Preventative & Therapeutic Drugs in Show Animals by Floron Faries


Youth Horse Publications

Feeding and Caring for a Three-Year-Old 4-H Futurity Horse by Teri Antilley & Dennis Sigler Feeding and Caring for a Two-Year-Old 4-H Futurity Horse by Teri Antilley & Dennis Sigler Feeding and Caring for a Yearling 4-H Futurity Horse by Teri Antilley & Dennis Sigler Texas 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl Supplement Youth and Collegiate Horse Judging Leader Guide by Teri Antilley & Clay Cavinder Youth and Collegiate Horse Judging Leader Guide (CD) by Teri Antilley & Clay Cavinder Youth and Collegiate Horse Judging Manual by Teri Antilley & Clay Cavinder Youth and Collegiate Horse Judge Manual (CD) by Teri Antilley & Clay Cavinder


Youth Livestock Judging Publications

Approach to Placing a Market Steer Class by Chris Skaggs & Chris Boleman Breeding Beef Cattle Judging Outline by Larry Boleman Breeding Swine Selection by Chris Skaggs & Chris Boleman Evaluating Market Steers from a Grading Standpoint by Chris Boleman Evaluating Market Swine by Chris Boleman Fundamentals of Evaluating Market Steers by Brandon Callis and Jake Franke Inspecting & Handling Sheep in Judging by Chris Skaggs & Chris Boleman Livestock Judging Contest Scoring Procedures by Chris Skaggs & Chris Boleman Presentation of Oral Reasons by Chris Boleman Proper Handling of Market Lambs by Jake Franke Reasons Terminology for Breeding Cattle by Chris Skaggs & Chris Boleman Reasons Terminology for Market Lambs by Chris Skaggs & Chris Boleman Reasons Terminology for Market Steers by Chris Skaggs & 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 Chris Boleman Why Judging Beef Cattle is Important by Larry Boleman


Youth Meat Judging Publications & Study Guides

4-H Meat Judging Web site 2004 Practice Meat Judging Contest Classes & Results (Study Guide) 2004 Practice Meat Judging Contest ID Results & Question Classes 2003 Practice Meat Judging Contest Classes & Results (Study Guide) 2002 Meat Judging Contest Classes & Results (Study Guide)


Youth Sheep & Goat Publications

San Antonio Livestock Show Sheep Skillathon Results

4-H Meat Goat Guide by Frank Craddock & Ross Stultz 4-H Show Lamb Guide by Frank Craddock & Ross Stultz Keeping Your Lamb Healthy by Shawn Ramsey Major Show Weight Breaks - Goat Major Show Weight Breaks - Lamb Market Lamb Classification Standards (Revised 1996) Proper Handling of Market Lambs by Jake Franke Selection of Prospect Market Lambs by Shawn Ramsey What Goes in the Lamb Showbox by Jackie Townsend Carcass Contest Results


Youth Swine Publications

Baby Pig Basics by Jodi Sterle Carcass Quality – Why is it Important? by Jodi Sterle Diarrheal Disease in Show Swine by Bruce Lawhorn Elimination of the Porcine Stress Gene: What the Show Pig Industry Needs to Know by Jodi Sterle From the Ground Up: Importance of Structural Soundness by Jodi Sterle From Pen to Plate: Carcass Composition of Market Hogs by Jodi Sterle Keeping Show Gilts as Replacementsby Jodi Sterle Paylean Use in Show Pigs by Jodi Sterle Preventing Drug Residues in Livestock by Jodi Sterle Preventing Lameness in Show Pigs by Jodi Sterle Providing a Safe, Wholesome Product: Administration of Medications to Ensure Safety & Quality by Jodi Sterle Starting Them Off Right! Getting Your New Show Pigs on the Right Track by Jodi Sterle The Facts About Paylean – Ractopamine for Swine by Jodi Sterle The Frequency of the Porcine Stress Gene in Texas Show Pigs by Jodi Sterle Texas 4-H Swine Guide Youth Pork Quality Assurance Program Slides & Script by Jodi Sterle & Rachel Williams Carcass Contest Results