(Ally) Showing Market Cattle (Types of Shows (Prospect- Under 900 and not…
(Ally) Showing Market Cattle
Even though these cattle will not be shown with hair, they usually are kept in the same conditions as haired cattle. This includes a temperature controlled barn with clean bedding. Skin care is very important because the skin will be visible during the show.
Slick- No more than 1/4" of hair on all of body except 12" of hair allowed on tail. (according to rules of San Antonio Stock Show)
Top 2 in class every 5-8 classes advance to division champs
Top 2 in division advance to final drive where champion and reserve champion are chosen
Types of Shows
Prospect- Under 900 and not sold for slaughter after show
AOB (Any Other Breed)
1000-1600 lbs weight bracket
Common breeds- Charolais, Maine, Simmental, Angus
Haired cattle must be kept in a temperature controlled barn, usually under 55 degrees to prevent them from shedding their winter coat.
Haired- Hair on all of body, fitted to exhibitors content with respect to the rulebook of that particular show