Livestock Judging DVD
Product Number: C27806
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Grades 9-12. To help student judges, this DVD discusses market livestock evaluation, such as muscling, leanness, size, scale, and structural soundness. A swine specialist discusses how today’s breeding gilt is kept or culled based upon the combination of phenotype, performance records, and the projected performance of the progeny, as well as structural soundness, sex characteristics, size, scale, underline, composition, and performance records (EPDs). In the DVD, a livestock judging coach helps students judge breeding yearlings using these five criteria: structural soundness, volume, balance, femininity, and performance data. Also during the DVD, a sheep expert discusses market lamb evaluation using the five criteria of growth, muscling yearlings, structural correctness, finish, and style and balance. Includes 38 quizzes and 10 web links. 270 minutes. Copyright 2004.