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An Overview of Structural Soundness in Beef Cattle
By: Steerplanet.com

Angus Bulls Reasons and Placings Sept. 2013
By: Brandon Bratcher

Angus Bulls Sept. 2013
By: Ryan Harrell

Angus Class 4
By:

Angus Heifer Classes
By: Celina Johnson, University of Florida

Angus Heifer Classes 2
By: Celina Johnson, University of Florida

Angus Heifers August 2012
By: Ryan Harrell

Angus Heifers August 2012 Placing and Cuts
By: Ryan Harrell

Angus Steers December 2011
By: Ryan Harrell

Angus Steers December 2011 Placing and Cuts
By: Ryan Harrell

Approach To Steer Judging
By: Chris Skaggs

Arthrogryposis Multiplex
By: Angus Association

Beef Cattle Fat Development
By: Ryan Harrell

Beef Cattle Frame Scores
By: John Dhuyvetter

Beef Cattle Selection
By: Colorado State University

Beef Cattle Selection Handbook
By: Colorado State University

Beef Structure and Selection
By: Judging101

Berkshire Boars December 2012
By: Ryan Harrell

Berkshire Boars December 2012 Reasons and Cuts
By: Ryan Harrell

Berkshire Breeding Gilts November 2010
By: Ryan Harrell

Berkshire Breeding Gilts November 2010 Placing and Critics
By: Ryan Harrell

Berkshire Gilt Class 2
By:

Berkshire Gilts Class 11
By:

Berkshire Gilts June 2015
By: Ryan Harrell

Black Terminal Boars Video Clips Dec 2008
By: Ryan Harrell

Black Terminal Boars Video Clips Dec 2008 Critics and Placings
By: Ryan Harrell

Boar Classes
By: National Swine Registry, Celina Johnson, University of Florida

Body Capacity
By: Ben Krahn, Oregon State Univeristy

Boer Doe Class May 2012
By: Fred Homeyer

Boer Doe Class January 2013 Placing and Reasons
By: Mike Wallace

Boer Doe Class May 2012 Placing and Cuts
By: Fred Homeyer

Boer Doeling Goats Placing and Critics Jan 2009
By: Adam Segura

Boer Doelings Goats Jan 2009 Class
By: Ryan Harrell

Boer Does Feb 2015
By: Ryan Harrell

Boer Does Feb. 2015 Placing and Cuts
By: Nolan Frey

Boer Does January 2011
By: Ryan Harrell

Boer Does January 2011 Placing and Cuts
By: Adam Fedders

Boer Does January 2013
By: Ryan Harrell

Boer Does September 2012
By: Ryan Harrell

Boer Goat Wethers January 2012
By: Ryan Harrell

Boer Goat Wethers January 2012 Placing and Cuts
By: Jessica Johnson

Boer Wether Meat Goat Class Nov.-Dec. 2009
By: Ryan Harrell

Boer Wether Meat Goat Class Nov.-Dec. 2009 Placing and Critics
By: Mike Wallace

Brahman Heifers Oct. 2015
By: Ryan Harrell

Brahman Heifers Placings and Cuts Oct. 2015
By: Ernie Dominquez

Bred Heifers Class 2
By:

Breeding Beef Outline
By: Larry L. Boleman

Breeding Cattle Terminology
By: Chrriis Skaggs, Chrriis T.. Bolleman

Breeding Swine Selection
By: Chris Skaggs

Breeds of Sheep
By: Ryan Harrell, Harrell Educational Services

Cattle Terms
By: Dr. Greg Lardy

Chester White Gilt Class March 2011
By: Ryan Harrell

Chester White Gilts Class 10
By:

Chester White Gilts March 2012
By: Ryan Harrell

Chester White Gilts March 2012 Placing and Cuts
By: Zach McCracken

Commercial Bred Heifers April 2012
By: Ryan Harrell

Commercial Ewes Nov 2008
By: Austin Northwehr, Ryan Harrell

Commercial Ewes Nov 2008 Critics
By: Austin Nothwehr

Commercial Ram Class Jan 2010 Placing and Critics
By: Jamie Buckland Carl

Commercial Ram Class Jan. 2010
By: Ryan Harrell

Commerical Bred Heifers April 2012 Placings and Cuts
By: Rob Eirich

Common Questions About the Inheritance of Coloration
By: Maine Anjou Association

Crossbred Boars Dec. 2016
By: Ryan Harrell

Crossbred Boars July 2014
By: Ryan Harrell

Crossbred Boars July 2014 Placing and Reasons
By: Clint Bain

Crossbred Ewes Sept 2014 Placing and Reasons
By: Michael Barry

Crossbred Ewes Sept. 2014
By: Ryan Harrell

Crossbred Gilts Class 1
By:

Crossbred Gilts Class 4
By:

Crossbred Gilts Class 6
By:

Crossbred Gilts Class 7
By:

Crossbred Gilts Class 8
By:

Crossbred Gilts Class 9
By:

Dairy Cattle Feet and Legs Evaluation
By: Ben Krahn, Oregon State Univeristy

Dairy Cattle Judging Classes
By: Ben Krahn, Oregon State Univeristy

Dairy Cattle Judging Classes 2
By: Ben Krahn, Oregon State Univeristy

Dairy Cattle Mammary System
By: Ben Krahn, Oregon State Univeristy

Dairy Cattle Reasons
By: Oregon State Univeristy

Dairy Character
By: Ben Krahn, Oregon State Univeristy

Dairy Character
By: Ben Krahn, Oregon State Univeristy

Dairy Cow Parts Quiz
By: Ben Krahn, Oregon State Univeristy

Dairy Feet and Legs Judging
By: Ben Krahn, Oregon State Univeristy

Dairy Goat Judging
By: Dr. Harris, Sarah Vemlung, University of Florida Gainesville

Dairy Goat Judging Supplement
By: Holstein Foundation

Dairy Judging Notes
By: Ben Krahn, Oregon State Univeristy

Dairy Linear Evaluation Sheet
By: Tarleton State University

Detecting Muscle in Swine
By: Ryan Harrell, Harrell Educational Services

Detecting Swine Ham Shape
By: Ryan Harrell, Educational Services

Dorset Market Wethers Dec 2013 Reasons and Placings
By: Doug Edge

Dorset Rams Sept. 2015 Placings and Cuts
By: Samantha Bolen

Dorset Wethers December 2013
By: Ryan Harrell

Duroc Breeding Gilts April 2014 Placing and Cuts
By: Garrit Sproull

Duroc Gilts April 2014
By: Ryan Harrell

EPD and Genetic Terminology
By:

EPD Balancing Traits for Profit
By: Dr. Doug, Parrett

EPD Red Angus Bulls August 2011
By: Ryan Harrell

EPD Red Angus Bulls Placing and Reasons
By: Jeremy Armstrong

Evaluating Beef
By: Celina Johnson, Colorado State University

Evaluating Fat and Muscle in Livestock
By: Celina Johnson, University of Florida

Evaluating Lambs
By: Celina Johnson, Colorado State University

Evaluating Pigs
By: Celina Johnson, Colorado State University

Ewe Classes
By: Purdue Extension

Ewe Lamb Class April 2009
By: Ryan Harrell, B&B Show Stock

Ewe Lamb Class April 2009 Placing and Critics
By: Ribert Dinsmore

Feeder Calf Grading System
By: Stephen Boyles, Tim Flakoll, Kris Ringwall

Foundation SimHybrid Heifer Class
By:

Frame Evaluation
By: Ben Krahn, Oregon State Univeristy

Fullblood Boer Bucks May 2011
By: Ryan Harrell & BB Show Stock

Fullblood Boer Bucks May 2011 Placing and Cuts
By: Michael Cross

Gilt Class
By: National Swine Registry, Celina Johnson, University of Florida

Grading Market Steers Charts
By: Dr. Richard Coffey, Kevin Laurent, University of Kentucky

Hamp Gilts April 2013
By: Ryan Harrell

Hampshire Boars November 2011
By: Ryan Harrell

Hampshire Boars November 2011 Reasons
By: Jett Eder

Hampshire Ewes Class 1
By:

Hampshire Gilts April 2013 Placing and Cuts
By: Mandy Wagoner

Hampshire Market Lambs Oct 2012 Placing and Cuts
By: Bart Cardwell

Hampshire Market Lambs October 2012
By: Ryan Harrell

Hampshire Rams Dec 2014
By: Ryan Harrell

Hampshire Rams Dec 2014 Placings and Cuts
By: Ed Hewlett

Hampshire Rams February 2012
By: Ryan Harrell

Hampshire Rams February 2012 Placing and Cuts
By: Mick Culp

Hampshire Yearling Ewes Class 2
By:

Hampshire Yearling Ewes Class 3
By:

Handling Market Lambs
By: Ryan Harrell, Harrell Educational Services

Heifer Championship Drive Nov 2014
By: Ryan Harrell

Heifer Class 1
By:

Heifer Class for Feb 2009
By: Ryan Harrell

Heifer Class Oct-Nov 2009
By: Ryan Harrell

Heifer Class Placings and Critics Oct-Nov 2009
By: Reagan Schwab

Heifers Class February 2009 Placing and Critics
By: Jeremy Armstrong

Helpful Hints for Coaching Judging Teams
By: Celina Johnson, Colorado State University

Hereford Heifers March 2014
By: Ryan Harrell

Hostein Cows Nov. 2013 Placing and Reasons
By: Bill Brown

How To Score Placings
By: Celina Johnson, University of Florida

Inspecting And Handling Sheep
By: Chris T. Boleman, Chris Skaggs

Its All in the Genes
By: Lana Kaiser, DVM

Judging Breeding Goats in Tennessee
By: Ricky C. Skillington, Central Region Goat Specialist, University of Tennessee Extension

Judging Dairy
By: University of Minnesota

Judging Dairy Body Capacity
By: Ben Krohn, Oregon State University

Judging Dairy Cattle
By: Mississippi State University

Judging Dairy Cattle
By: Jessica Stamschror

Judging Dairy Frame
By: Ben Krohn, Oregon State University

Judging Dairy Goats
By: Prairie View A&M University

Judging Dairy Linearity
By: Ben Krahn, Oregon State Univeristy

Judging Market Goats in Tennessee
By: Ricky C. Skillington, Central Region Goat Specialist, University of Tennessee Extension

Judging Meat Goats
By: University of Kentucky

Judging Meat Goats Script
By: University of Kentucky

Judging Performance Classes
By: Dr. Richard Coffey, Kevin Laurent, University of Kentucky

Judging Performances Classes
By: Richard Coffee, Kevin Laurent, University of Kentucky

Judging Scorecard for Pygmy Goats Doe and Buck
By: NPGA

Judging Sheep
By: Ryan Harrell, Harrell Educational Services

Judging Swine Structure Part 1
By: Ryan Harrell, Harrell Educational Services

Judging Swine Structure Part 2
By: Ryan Harrell, Harrell Educational Services

Judging Swine Structure Part 3
By: Ryan Harrell, Harrell Educational Services

Judging Swine Structure Part 4
By: Ryan Harrell, Harrell Educational Services

Judging Volume
By: Celina Johnson, University of Florida

Judging Wool and Mohair
By: Texas A&M

Judging-Brahman-Cattle
By: Rachel Cutrer, Jim Williams

Keep Cull Ewes
By: Celina Johnson, University of Florida

Lamb Cuts of Meat
By: Ryan Harrell, Harrell Educational Services

Learning Through Judging
By: Jan Hiller, Jerry Newman

Limousin Heifer Class
By: Celina Johnson, University of Florida

Linear Lesson
By: Ben Krahn, Oregon State University

Live Sheep Evaluation
By: Celina Johnson, University of Florida

Live Swine Evaluaiton
By: Celina Johnson, University of Florida

Livestock Calculations Publication
By: Dr. Richard Coffey, Kevin Laurent, University of Kentucky

Livestock Judging Basic Genetics Terminology
By: Ryan Harrell

Livestock Judging Basics
By: Missouri State University

Livestock Judging Manual
By: Mississippi 4-H Department

Livestock Judging Scoring
By: Chris Skaggs and Chris Boleman

Livestock Judging Skillathon
By: University of Kentucky

Livestock Judging Techniques
By: Jerry Lipsey, University of Missouri

Maine Steers Oct. 2016
By: Ryan Harrell

Market Barrow Class May 2009
By: Ryan Harrell

Market Barrow Class May 2009 Placing and Critics
By: Travis Arp

Market Goat Classes
By: Boer goats.com, Show meat goats.com

Market Hogs July 2011
By: Ryan Harrell

Market Hogs July 2011 Placing and Reasons
By: Michael Zamudio

Market Hogs July 2012
By: Ryan Harrell

Market Lamb Terminology
By: Chris T.. Bolleman, Chris Skaggs

Market Lambs February 2013
By: Ryan Harrell

Market Lambs June 2011
By: Ryan Harrell

Market Lambs June 2011 Placing and Reasons
By: Ryan Harrell

Market Lambs June 2012
By: Ryan Harrell

Market Lambs June 2012 Reasons and Placings
By: Martin Shaw

Market Lambs March 2014
By: Ryan Harrell

Market Lambs May 2013
By: Ryan Harrell

Market Lambs May 2013 Placing and Cuts
By: Bill Disberger

Market Lambs May 2015
By: Ryan Harrell

Market Lambs May 2015 Placings and Reasons
By: Taya Sterkel

Market Lambs Sept 2008
By: Ryan Harrell

Market Lambs Sept 2008 Critics
By: Rod Geppert

Market Steer Class
By: Celina Johnson, University of Florida

Market Steer Class August
By: Ryan Harrell

Market Steer Class August Critics
By: Bryan Thill, Ryan Harrell

Market Steer Grading
By: Chris T. Bolleman

Market Steer Terminology
By: Chris Skaggs, Chris T. Bolleman

Market Steers Aug 2014
By: Ryan Harrell

Market Steers July 2015 Placings and cuts
By: Kassandra Pfeiffer

Market Wether Goats Sept 2011 Placing and Reasons
By: Jimmy Dowell

Market Wether Goats Sept 2011 Placing and Reasons
By: Jimmy Dowell

Market Wether Goats Sept. 2011
By: Ryan Harrell

Montadale Yearling Ewes Dec. 2015
By: Ryan Harrell

More on Pygmy Goat Teats
By: Lorrie Blackburn, DVM

Neuropathic Hydrocephalus
By: Jonathan Beever

Note Taking
By: Celina Johnson, University of Florida

November 2012 Charolais Market Steers Reasons and Cuts
By: Jason Duggin

NSR 2004 Swine Judging
By: The National Swine Registry

NSR 2004 Swine Judging Critics
By: The National Swine Registry

NSR 2005 Swine Judging
By: The National Swine Registry

NSR 2005 Swine Judging Critics
By: The National Swine Registry

NSR 2006 Swine Judging
By: The National Swine Registry

NSR 2006 Swine Judging Critics
By: The National Swine Registry

NSR 2007 Swine Judging
By: The National Swine Registry

NSR 2007 Swine Judging Critics
By: The National Swine Registry

NSR 2008 Swine Judging
By: The National Swine Registry

NSR 2008 Swine Judging Critics
By: The National Swine Registry

Oral Reasons
By: University of Florida

Oral Reasons
By: Kevin Laurent, Aaron Arnett, Dr. Richard Coffey, University of Kentucky

Oral Reasons Template
By: Celina Johnson, University of Florida

Parts of a Lamb
By: Ryan Harrell, Harrell Educational Services

Parts of a Pig
By: Ryan Harrell, Harrell Educational Services

Parts of Meat Goats
By: University of Kentucky

Performance Data
By: Celina Johnson, University of Florida

Poland Boars July 2013
By: Ryan Harrell

Presentation Of Oral Reasons
By: Chris T. Bolleman

Prospect Breeding Gilt Class March 2010
By: Zach McCracken

Prospect Crossbred Steers June 2013
By: Brandon Creamer

Prospect Crossbred SteersPlacings and reasons June 2013
By: Brandom Creamer

Prospect Ewe Lambs June 2014 Placing and Reasons
By: Alan Hanna

Prospect Ewes June 2014
By: Ryan Harrell

Prospect Gilt Class March 2010
By: Ryan Harrell

Prospect Heifers April 2011
By: Ryan Harrell

Prospect Heifers April 2011 Placing and Cuts
By: Kayla Richards

Prospect Market Lambs March 2016
By: Ryan Harrell

Prospect Market Lambs March 2016 Placings and cuts
By: Andy Barth

Prospect Market Steers Dec 2010
By: Ryan Harrell

Prospect Market Steers Dec. 2010 Placing and Critics
By: Levi Richards

Prospect Shorthorn Heifers March 2013 Placing and Reasons
By: Jara Settles

Prospect Yorkshire Gilts October 2013
By: Ryan Harrell

Pygmy Goat Judges
By: NPGA Pygmy Goat

Pygmy Goat Judging Wethers
By: NPGA

Pygmy Meat and Dairy Goat Judging
By: Patti Gylling

Ram Soundness Exam
By: Greg Strait

Reading Ear Notches
By: Ryan Harrell, Harrell Educational Services

Reasons Note Taking
By:

Rib Shape in Swine
By: Ryan Harrell, Harrell Educational Services

Sample Of Oral Reasons
By: Chapel Schuessler

Scoring Livestock Judging Contests
By: Lyle Holgren, Raughn Panting, Utah State University, Dale ZoBell, University of Idaho Extension

Scrapies Genetic Testing Terminology
By: Bob Wagner

Selecting 4H Pigs
By: Ryan Harrell

Selecting Your Beef Project
By: Celina Johnson, Colorado State University

Senior Holstein Cows March 2015 Placings and Reasons
By: Matt Griffith

Senior Pygmy Doe Class July 2009
By: Ryan Harrell

Sept 2010 Market Lamb Class
By: Ryan Harrell

September 2010 Market Lambs Placing and Critics
By: Adam Marx

Sheep Mouth Formation
By: Ryan Harrell, Harrell Educational Services

Sheep Selection
By: Keith Bryan

Shorthorn Bulls May 2014
By: Ryan Harrell

Shorthorn Bulls May 2014 Reasons and Cuts
By: Amanda Tresslar

Shorthorn Heifers April 2016
By: Ryan Harrell

Shorthorn Prospect Heifers March 2013
By: Ryan Harrell

Show Lamb Selection
By: Darrell Rothlisberger, Utah State University

SHOW LAMB SELECTION
By: Darrell Rothlisberger

Show Pig Selection
By: Darrell Rothlisberger, Utah State University

Show Steer Selection
By: Darrell Rothlisberger, Utah State University

Shropshire Yearling Ewes Aug 2013 Placing and Reasons
By: Vince Pardus

Shropshire Yearling Ewes August 2013
By: Ryan Harrell

Simmental Heifer Class
By:

Simmental Heifer Class 2
By:

Skeletal Anatomy of Goats
By: University of Kentucky

Soundness in Swine
By: Dr. Jodi Sterle, Texas A&M University

Spot Boars Jan 2014
By: Ryan Harrell

Spot Gilts Class 5
By:

Spot Gilts Feb. 2016
By: Ryan Harrell

Spot Gilts Feb. 2016 Placings and Reasons
By: Shane Wetzel

Sr. Holstein Cows March 2015
By: Ryan Harrell

Steer Practice Class
By: Celina Johnson, University of Florida

Steers Class 1
By: South Dakota State University

Steers Class 2
By: University of Nebraska

Structural Correctness in Goats
By: Ricky C. Skillington, Central Region Goat Specialist, University of Tennessee Extension

Supreme Yearling Ewe Class February 2011
By: Ryan Harrell

Supreme Yearling Ewes Februrary 2011 Placings and Cuts
By: Emily Horvath

Swine Breeds
By: Ryan Harrell, Harrell Educational Services

Swine EPD Terminology
By: Ryan Harrell, Harrell Educational Services

Swine Judging
By: Chrriis T.. Bolleman

Swine Testicles Sheaths Underlines and Vulvas
By: Ryan Harrell, Harrell Educational Services

Tamworth Boars Oct 2014
By: Ryan Harrell

Tamworth Boars Oct. 2014 Reasons and Placings
By: Christian Stoner

Terminology
By:

The Basic Steps to Judging Meat Goats
By: Ryan Harrell, Harrell Educational Services

The Threat of TH and PHA
By: Marty Ropp

Understanding And Using Performance Data In Judging Classes
By: Jerry Lipsey, Marty Ropp, Kyle Rozeboom, University of Missouri and Minnesota

Understanding and Using Performance Data in Judging Classes
By: National Swine Registry

Using EPD's in Livestock Judging Contests
By: Dr. Chris Boleman, Texas A&M University

Value Based Beef Cattle Production
By: Dale Naze, John Dhuyvetter, Chip Poland

Visual Estimations of Swine Back Fat
By: Ryan Harrell, Harrell Educational Services

Visual Estimations of Swine Loin Eye Areas
By: Ryan Harrell, Harrell Educational Services

Why Judging Beef Is Important
By: Larry L. Boleman,

Wool Evaluation
By: Paul Briggs

Wool Judging
By: Wyoming Extension

Wool Production Basics
By: Melanie Barkley

Yield Grades in Beef and Sheep
By: Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension

York Cross Gilts Class 3
By:

Yorkshire Boar Class Reasons Jan. 2015 Placings and Reasons
By: Garrit Sproull

Yorkshire Boars January 2015
By: Ryan Harrell

Yorkshire Breeding Gilts with Performance Data Oct 2008
By: Ryan Harrell

Yorkshire Breeding Gilts with Performance Data Oct 2008 Critics
By: Ryan Harrell

Yorkshire Gilt Class Nov. 2015 Placing and Cuts
By: Ryan Harrell

Yorkshire Gilts Nov. 2015
By: Ryan Harrell

 

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Beef Education and Skillathon

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Kansas State Swine Educational Link

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Livestock Quiz

Kentucky Livestock Quiz

Livestock Judging 101 Practice Classes by Kansas State University

Livestock Judging by the University of Missouri

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Sheep 201

Sheep Diseases

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