Setting Records for the Second Year in a Row

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Red invaded the hill as the Junior Hereford Show kicked off in Denver! This is the second year in a row the Hereford breed has set records for number of cattle entered. According to the American Hereford Association, over the next few days more than 1,000 head of Hereford cattle will step foot in the ring. The Junior Show kicked … Read More

The Calm After the Storm

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The goat barn was nothing short of busy today! With the Market and Breeding Goat Shows back to back, it was a bustling day for most of the goat exhibitors. After the conclusion of the Breeding Goat Show, the goat crew will pack up their tack and head back to home to all different parts of the nation. A little … Read More

3 Things You Need to Know About Limousin Cattle

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he Limousin Breed is possibly as old as Europe itself.  The breed is known for its outstanding genetics and overall qualities. These golden-red cattle are native to the south central part of France in the regions of Limousin and Marche.  1. The first Limousin bulls imported permanently into the United States did not arrive until the fall of 1971. 2. … Read More

Roll of Victory Angus Bull Show Attracts A Crowd

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Stands were packed as Angus breeders kicked off their week with the Angus Roll of Victory Bull Show in Stadium Arena. The competition was deep as Chuck Brost, Larkspur, Colorado, and associate judge Tom Dalby, Cameron, Texas, sorted through the show. “With a set of bulls like this, the Angus breed is in awfully good shape,” Brost said. WCC Classic … Read More

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