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Keeping Scottish Tradition Alive at the National Western

The National Anthem has been sang, the bagpipes are played loudly in Stadium arena, and cattle in place. Highland show...
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Twenty Years in the Making

Wednesday night wasn't just a big night for the Rodgers and Lackey family who won Grand and Reserve Grand Champion...
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An Insiders Perspective

Joe Epperly studies the exhibitors in the first class of the Junior Market Steer Show and pulls calves to be...
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Tibetan Sauce

A1 Steak Sauce is found on tables of meat eaters across the country. However, one particular Steak Sauce will not...
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So You Think you’re a Cattle Breed Expert?

They're not miniature, they're mainly black, and naturally polled. Can you guess which breed of cattle I'm describing?  According to...
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A Dynamic Duo

Today at the Simmental Female Show, a dynamic duo was judging. Father and daughter team John Grimes and Lindsey Hall,...
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Being Apart of Something Bigger

The National Western Swine Show would not be possible without the help of many volunteers and organizations who play a...
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A Lifetime of Passion

Ben Cooley, the judge for the Salers Jr. Breeding Heifer Show, has judged much more than the Salers show.  Cooley...
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A Breed Known for its Meat

Wagyu cattle have been coming to the National Western Stock Show for seven years and they certainly don't seem to...
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The Many Hats of Dr. Aaron Cooper

Judge today, owner of an international cattle-consulting company tomorrow.  These are just a few of the hats Dr. Aaron Cooper...
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Perspectives from Around the Ring

Maine-Anjous are on the hill and in the ring today as exhibitors prepare for the Open and Junior Maine/Maintainer female...
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A Dedicated Life to the National Western

With a wrench in hand and smile on his face, 82- year-old Richie Perry begins another work day at his...
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Hereford Show Ends with a Thrill

Judge Krebs summed up the 2018 National Western Hereford Show during his Grand Drive speech labeling the 2018 National Western...
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Breaking Records in the Lamb Barn

It’s the Junior Market Lambs turn on The Hill this week and boy have they made an entrance.With upwards of...
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Charolais Kick Off Denver with Pen Shows

Charolais breeders packed the stands of Stockyard Arena as exhibitors showed off their pen of three females, pen of three...
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A Sunny Saturday In The Yards

​The sun is shinning at yet another booming day in The Yards at the 2018 National Western Stock Show. Today in...
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Herefords Take The Yards

302 in The Yards, 565 on The Hill and 867 total, Hereford cattle have left their mark on the National...
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It’s All Business with the ROV Angus Female Show

Angus finished up their last show day with the Roll of Victory Angus Female Show at Stadium Arena. Judges Chuck...
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New Program Brings Future Vets to National Western

High school students traded their books for stethoscopes as part of a new program through the National Western. Vet 101...
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Meet the Queen (Hereford, that is)

From the small town of South Solon, Ohio, Abbygail Pitstick is currently serving as the 2018 Hereford Queen.We got a...
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