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Tulare County Fair Educational Booklet

Tulare County Fair Educational Booklet

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Published by: Krista Scarbrough on Apr 01, 2011
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AdrieneHendersonKristaScarbroughMikeTrevorBradSmithVinceBonafede
ProfessorJackyEshelby
2010
EducationalHandbook:AGuidetoLivestockattheFair
 
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TABLEOFCONTENTS
Introduction----------------------------------------------------------------Pg.3GeneralExhibitorRegulations------------------------------------------Pg.4LargeAnimals--------------------------------------------------------------Pg.5
 
SwineShowmanship--------------------------------------Pg.5
 
MarketSwine-----------------------------------------------Pg.7
 
CattleShowmanship--------------------------------------Pg.10
 
MarketCattle-----------------------------------------------Pg.12
 
DairyShowmanship---------------------------------------Pg.15
 
SheepShowmanship--------------------------------------Pg.20
 
MarketSheep-----------------------------------------------Pg.22
 
GoatShowmanship----------------------------------------Pg.24
 
MarketGoat-------------------------------------------------Pg.26SmallAnimals--------------------------------------------------------------Pg.28
 
Rabbit--------------------------------------------------------Pg.28
 
Cavy----------------------------------------------------------Pg.29
 
PygmyGoat-------------------------------------------------Pg.30
 
Poultry-------------------------------------------------------Pg.31WorksCited----------------------------------------------------------------Pg.32
 
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INTRODUCTION
Thepurposeofthisbookletistoserveasateachingtoolforeducatorswhodesiretoinformtheirstudentsaboutthelivestockatthefair.AgricultureEducationDayshappenatmanyfairsbutthisbookletistheperfectaidforthosethatcannotattendanddonothavethebaseknowledgethemselves.Agricultureisthenumberonindustryinthenationandthisteachingtoolaimstosparkmoreinterestinyouth,encouragingthemtoparticipateinlivestockexhibiting.Includedisanoverviewofthedifferentanimalsthatcanbefoundatthefair.Itisimportanttoknowthedifferencebetweenexhibitingtheanimalsinshowmanshipclassesversusmarketclasses.Whencompetinginashowmanshipclassthefocusliesontheexhibitorandtheirabilitytohandleanimal.Whencompetinginamarketclassthefocusliessolelyonthebodycompositionoftheanimal.
DivisionCharacteristics:
Market
 
Focusedonanimal’sappearance,withattentiontomuscle,structuralcomposition,frame,style,andbalance.
 
Animalsaredeterminedeithermarket-readyornon-marketready.
 
Stillimportanttomaintaincontrolofanimal,allowingthejudgetoexamineitthoroughly.
Showmanship
 
Judgedonyourabilitytoexhibitananimaltoitsbestadvantage.
 
Successisbasedonhowwellonecontrol’stheanimal.
 
Practiceisthekeytosuccessfulshowmanship.

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