Defying the Odds

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Riley Tade, the 18-year-old from Ashland, Missouri, made his debut this year in the Junior Market Goat Show at the National Western Stock Show. Tade has been showing for five years, but this year was a special year for him since he finally reached his goal, which was to be an exhibitor at the National Western Stock Show, the Super … Read More

Braunvieh Show Held in The Yards

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The Braunvieh Show was held in the yards with Matt Leo, Merced, California, sorting through both the Beef Builder and Purebred Shows. According to the Braunvieh Association of America, Braunvieh means “brown cow” in German and has a long history in the United States with the first animals being imported from Switzerland in the late 1800’s. These animals actually went … Read More

2018 National Western Livestock Show Media Scholars Announced

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The National Western Stock Show is excited to offer four undergraduate college students the opportunity to serve as the 2018 National Western Livestock Show Media Scholars. During their National Western experience, they will host a range of responsibilities from writing human interest stories and contributing to the NWSS Livestock blog to managing the NWSS Livestock Exhibitors social media platforms and shooting in … Read More