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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR ADVERTISING INFORMATION volume 2 issue 6

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SHINING AT SHOWMANSHIP By Robyn Scherer-Carlson, M.Agr.

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TIME TO CONSIDER A BREEDING PROJECT By Crystal Emsoff

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SHOW RESULTS Kentucky State Fair, AKSARBEN, State Fair of Virginia, Virginia Showmaster's Circuit, State Fair of Texas, Northern International Livestock Expo

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showmanship tips time to consider a breeding project

SHOW RING PUZZLES

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Winter Issue

CALENDAR OF EVENTS BUSINESS DIRECTORY Subscription Card to The Show Wether CHASING BANNERS

About the Cover Congratulations to Dakota Martin, who had the Grand Champion Market Goat, and to Kolton Ross Neuse, who had the Grand Champion Market Lamb at the 2016 State Fair of Texas, held in Dallas, Texas. Photos courtesy of: State Fair of Texas

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L etter From the Editor

THANKFUL FOR WINTER BLESSINGS As I reflect on the close of 2016, I think about everything that I am grateful for this year. This is the first full year of The Show Wether and this is our 10th issue. It is amazing to see how much it has grown, and the reception the magazine has had all around the country. I am beyond blessed to have this opportunity and to share my passion for the show wether industry with each of you. I am forever grateful for the people and the experiences I have had with The Show Wether. I cannot wait to see what is in store for 2017. Christmas will be coming early at my house this year, and we have several of our Boer does that are due to kid in the middle of December. We have not had kids this time of the year in a couple of years, but with higher numbers, we had to adjust our kidding schedule. I know many of you are also beginning to kid and lamb, and I wish you the best of luck with your new prospects! This is the Winter Issue, and the feature article gives you some tips on how to shine at showmansip. Showmanship is truly an art, and it takes hours of practice and dedication to master the craft. Exhibitors who shine at showmanship prove what hard work is all about, and I always admire that. If you are interested in handing out magazines at your events or your store, send me an email, and I will be happy to ship you a box. Happy Holidays! Sincerely,

Robyn Scherer-Carlson, M.Agr - Editor

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SHINING AT SHOWMANSHIP Story & photos by Robyn Scherer-Carlson, M.Agr.

Shining at showmanship takes a lot of time and hard work at home. 6 - The Show Wether


Article

MASTERING THE CRAFT TAKES TIME, DEDICATION Showmanship is truly a craft to be mastered. It takes most exhibitors years to become really good at it, and lots of practice. Showmanship cannot be bought, and no matter the genetics of your wether, showmanship levels the playing field. The contest is truly one that starts at home. Wethers that have not been worked with are easy for a judge to spot, and exhibitors who want to win know this. It is best to set up a weekly schedule with your wether which includes when you will exercise, and when you will work with your wether. They are not the same thing. Exercise should be hard and fast, and working on showing should be slower and more deliberate. Before you even enter the ring your wether should be clean, free of any debris, and clipped. Both lamb and goat wethers should be body clipped, with hair/wool left from the knee down on all four feet. Goats generally also have hair left on the tip of the tail. Wethers should be clipped several days to a week before the show. This gives the hair/wool a few days of growth, which will help cover any clipping tracks. Hooves should also be trimmed and cleaned, and ear tags should be clean. The exhibitor also needs to be presentable. Clean jeans without holes, a button up or nice shirt, and clean boots are a must. Many wether exhibitors like to show in leather shoes as well. If you do decide to show in these, make sure they are clean and free of stains. While they are more comfortable than boots, some judges do not think they look as professional as boots. Do not wear a hat, unless it is part of a 4-H uniform.

When it comes to the ring, there are a lot of similarities to showing sheep and to showing goats. For any exhibitor, showmanship starts when you enter the holding pen. Before an exhibitor even enters the ring, some judges will look to see who is paying attention. The order in which you enter the ring is a personal preference. Some exhibitors want to be first or high up in the line, because the judge will see them first, and if people are pulled out of line, there is a smaller chance they will have to reset their wethers. However, others prefer to be in the middle, as they may get more attention from the judge. This totally comes down to personal preference.

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When you do enter the ring, keep your eyes on the judge, but also pay attention to what your wether is doing. Many times exhibitors will forget to check their animal while staring down the judge. It is important to learn a balance. If your animal is not set up, it does not matter how much eye contact you have. Nearly every show will move in a clockwise direction. For goat exhibitors, you will hold the goat's collar in your right hand. Your left hand should be relaxed naturally at your side. Some people believe you need to put your left hand behind your back. Do not do this, as not only does it look awkward, but it also inhibits your ability to use that arm if needed. Lamb exhibitors will use both hands to lead their lamb. The right hand should be placed on the back of the head, below the ears. The left hand should be placed under the jaw. It will take time at home to teach your wethers to lead this way. Most exhibitors

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use a halter to move their wethers around and for exercise, but that is not usually allowed in the show ring. Once the entire class has entered the ring the judge will likely stop the wethers in either a hind or profile view. Pay attention to what the ring steward tells you to do. If you are stopped in a hind view, make sure to line your wether up parallel to the exhibitor next to you, but do not crowd them. Make sure you leave enough space for the judge. If you are lined up on a profile view, try to keep your wether in line with the one in front of you. Again, do not crowd. You should have at least enough space to walk around the front of your wether. Once you have stopped, you need to get your wether set up as quickly as possible. All four feet should be set up square under the animal. It can be easy to set them too wide or too narrow, so practice this at home. Once he is set up, then you can ask for the brace. To do this, you will put your leg (usually left) across the chest of the wether and push gently. The wether should push back. This training must be done at home. Some wethers brace more naturally than others. Regardless of whether showing a sheep or a goat, the exhibitor should keep both hands on the wether’s head. When the judge comes down the line to feel your wether, make sure to keep the wether between you and the judge. If you are set up in a hind view, you will need to switch sides once the judge moves past you. Always switch sides on the front of the wether, and never go behind your wether or step over him. If the judge comes down the front of the line, you will want to step to the side of the animal and be several inches away with your body so the judge can see the entire animal. The head of the wether should be held with your hands on both


side for a lamb. A goat's collar can be held. If your wether jumps when he is handled by the judge, make sure to remain calm. If the judge has his or her hands on your wether, do not try to set him back up until the judge steps back. You do not want to be in the judge’s way. When the judge handles your wether, he or she may also asks you questions. Depending on the age level, the questions can be fairly difficult. Know your project. You will need to know what your wether eats, how much he eats, what he weighs, what breed he is and how old he is. You may also be asked other general knowledge questions such as gestation, meat cuts and their value or different breeds. It is also good to know what the average loin eye area is, ideal market weight and dressing percentage. All of these facts can be researched and learned. The judge may also ask how your

animal excels, what his weaknesses are and what you would change. Study your wether at home so you know what to say. Most judges will set exhibitors up in one of the two views, handle the wethers and ask questions, and then have the exhibitors walk their animals and set up in the other view. Be prepared for both views. Prospect and jackpot shows are a great way to get your wether out and into the show environment. The more practice you and your wether have, the better he will perform when it really counts, like at your county, state or major show. So why is showmanship so important? Not only does it teach an exhibitor how to work with a wether, but it is also a great asset in a market show. Those exhibitors who know how to present their animal to the judge will have a distinct advantage in the market show.

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TIME TO CONSIDER A BREEDING PROJECT Story & Photos by Crystal Emsoff

Showing market wethers is just one facet of a livestock project. Raising and showing a breeding animal can offer new opportunities in the show ring and barn alike, enabling the young showman to get even more out of his or her junior livestock experience. This article will discuss female breeding projects only. Intact males (bucks or rams) can become aggressive and difficult to handle, require additional facilities and are hard to justify owning unless you have multiple females for them to breed. On the other hand, a young showman can easily manage a single or small number of ewes or does. Keep in mind too, that a breeding project may or may not actually involve breeding, as you will read later. The reasons for embarking on a breeding project are numerous. The first is that sheep and goats are gregarious animals. They are happiest and healthiest when they have a buddy. While many serious showmen have a whole string of show animals, many young showmen raise just a single

wether to exhibit and sell at their county fair or show. A ewe lamb or doe kid is an excellent choice as a buddy to keep a market wether company. She will have the added benefit of being showable in breeding classes. This gives the young exhibitor additional experience in the show ring and the possibility of expanding his or her livestock project. There are also reasons outside the show ring to consider a breeding project. Market projects are seasonal. Members typically have their wether only three to six months out of the year. Some people like the shorter duration, but many prefer would enjoy a yearround project. There is no doubt a great amount of learning and satisfaction to be gained by experiencing the full circle of life, from breeding, to seeing a new lamb or kid born, raising it to market and selling it. A breeding

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project requires additional commitment, knowledge and time, but is well rewarded. This brings up a third potential reason to embark on a breeding project, and certainly one that has motivated a great many to begin breeding in the first place: that is, producing your own show wethers. Winning in the show ring is always exciting but the satisfaction is doubled when you win with an animal you bred yourself. A word of caution though: many families, especially those with multiple children showing, mistakenly think that they will be able save money by breeding their own animals. This rarely works out in their favor. Ewes or does cost as much or more than wethers of comparable quality and quality rams or bucks will cost significantly more. In addition, the breeding animals must be fed year-round. There will be additional veterinary, supply and other expenses as well. There are some really great reasons to start a breeding project, but unfortunately saving or making money is not one of them. After you have determined that you want to do a breeding project, you will have to decide how long you want your project to last. If you are only wanting a buddy lamb or goat for your market wether, your options will be different than if you actually plan to breed your does or ewes. If you are just needing a buddy, you may talk to your breeder about leasing a ewe lamb or doe kid. Many breeders will lease females to feeders they know and trust. This can be a win-win for both the breeder and the showman. Under this arrangement, you simply return the doe or ewe to the breeder at the end of the show season. However, check any show rules closely. Many shows require ownership of the animals shown. If you are unable to

lease or show a leased animal, you can still buy a ewe or doe as a buddy and sell her at the end of the season. There is usually a strong demand for quality females, especially ones with a good show record. You should be able to recoup what you paid for her, or maybe even more if she has some wins to back her up. Of course you may actually want to keep your ewes or does to breed. In this case, plan ahead to have the facilities and resources to support a year-round project. You must decide if you want to breed your ewes or does to lamb/kid as yearlings or if you want to show them as yearlings the following year. Talk to your breeder, advisor or 4-H leader about finding a male to breed females. It is rarely worth the expense or potential risk of keeping an intact ram or buck to breed just a handful of ewes or does. Breeding projects are managed for show quite similarly to wethers. They are fed the same feed and trained and shown the same way. The one exception is that breeding animals can be shown with a little more condition than is desirable in a market project. However, excess fat should still be avoided as this can hinder future breeding and milking performance. Fitting and showing on the other hand, may or may not be somewhat different,

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depending on breed. Wether dam sheep are fitted and shown identically to market wethers. However, if you are showing purebred registered ewes you will want to fit them according to the tradition of their breed, which many include a lot of carding and blocking, slick shearing or very little fitting at all, depending on the breed. Most are not shown braced. Likewise, female goats will depend on if they are being shown as wether dams or as ABGA registered. Wether dams are fitted rather like a show steer, with the hair clipped closer along the topline, neck and belly and left longer on their sides and rear leg. Like market wethers, they are shown braced. ABGA breeding projects are often less fitted and are not shown braced. Good luck as you consider a breeding project. They certainly can be additional work but the rewards are well worth it!

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August 20 & 24, 2016

Kentuck y State Fair

Louisville, KY

Market Lamb & Goat Shows

LAMB JUDGE: KEITH BERRY; GOAT JUDGE: KOLBY BURCH PHOTOS COURTESY OF: KENTUCKY STATE FAIR

G ra nd C h a m pi o n M a r k e t L a m b Sh e p a rd D a u l to n

Grand C ham p io n M ar ket G o at J ayc ie Heat h

R e se r ve C h a m pi o n M a r k e t L a m b Pre s to n Fo rs e e

R eser ve Cham p i o n M ar ket G o at J o sep h S c hat z

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September 24, 2016

AK S AR BE N

Omaha, NE

Market Lamb & Ewe Shows JUDGE: CHARLES SEIDENSTICKER

PHOTOS COURTESY OF: AKSARBEN PHOTO

G ra nd C h a m pi o n M a r k e t L a m b C ha mp i o n D i v i s i o n III L a m b Je d Si d we l l

Grand Cham p i o n M ar ket Ewe Edward Hanso n

R e se r ve C h a m pi o n M a r k e t L a m b C ha m pi o n D i v i s i o n I L a m b Lex i e B e r r y

R eser ve Cham p i o n M ar ket Ewe J ed Si dwell

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R e se r ve D i vi s i o n I L a m b N i co l e Zu b e r

R eser ve D i vi si o n III L am b Lex ie B er r y

C ha m p i o n D i v i s i o n II L a m b N i co l e Zu b e r

R eser ve Divi si o n II L am b Halle H indm an

C ha m p i o n L a m b C h a l l e n g e G re g G a s to n

R eser ve C ham p io n L am b C halleng e Glen Vanb um m el

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September 23, 2016

AK S AR BE N

Omaha, NE

Market Goat & Doe Shows JUDGE: CHARLES SEIDENSTICKER

PHOTOS COURTESY OF: AKSARBEN PHOTO

G ra nd C h a m pi o n M a r k e t G o at Je ra S ch o e n fe l d

R es e r ve C ha mp i on M a r k e t G o at G re y Po r te r 18 - The Show Wether

Grand Cham p i o n M ar ket D o e J essi c a B ar ker

Third Place M ar ket G o at Sk y ler S co t ten

R eser ve Cham p i o n M a r ket D oe Sydney B at y


Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2016

State Fair of Virginia

Doswell, VA

Market Lamb & Goat Shows

LAMB JUDGE: BRAD ANGUS; GOAT JUDGE: CHAD COBURN PHOTOS COURTESY OF: ROB FRENCH

G ra nd C h a m pi o n M a r k e t L a m b S a ra h -Ja n e Fre n ch

Grand C ham p io n M ar ket G o at Cam i lle M itc hell

R e se r ve C h a m pi o n M a r k e t L a m b Ke n n e d y Wh e tze l

R eser ve Cham p i o n M ar ket G o at Luke R edi fer

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Virginia Showmaster's Circuit

October 1, 2016

Virginia

Lamb & Goat Showmanship Awards THE SHOW WETHER IS PROUD TO SPONSOR THE VSC PHOTOS COURTESY OF: VIRGINIA SHOWMASTER'S CIRCUIT

S e ni o r L a m b Sh ow m a n s h i p 1. K ayl e e G re i n e r 2 . M a d i s o n Powe l l 3 . S a ra h-J a ne Fre n ch 4 . Ca l e b B o d e n 5 . Ca l e y M ayo

S enio r G o at Showm anship 1. S arah-J ane Frenc h 2. Caley M ayo 3. Caleb B o den 4. Car i ssa C li ne 5. Tif f any Heis hma n

I nte r m e d i ate L a m b Sh ow m a n s h i p 1. H unte r M ay 2 . Ko r i Si m m o n s 3. Ca m i l l e M i tc h e l l 4 . R ya n B o re r 5 . Z a n e R e d i fer

I nter m edi ate G o at Showm ansh ip 1. Cam i lle M itc hell 2. Hunter M ay 3. Leah Greiner 4. Z ane R edi fer 5. Luke R edifer

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J uni o r L a m b Sh ow m a n s h i p 1. E l l a Wa r ns 2. Si d n i e S av i l l e 3 . K e n n e d y Whet zel 4. K e l si e Ca l d we l l 5 . M a r i e - C l a i re d e R o s i e ns

J unio r G o at Showm anship 1. Ella War ns 2. K elsie Caldwell 3. J o sie Caldwell 4. Shelby J o nes 5. M at t h ew Woolfolk

Pe e we e L a m b Sh ow m a n s h i p 1. K a l l i e Po o l e 2 . N o ra h Ak e n h e a d 3 . K i l e y B l e v i ns 4. K a r l e y Bu ch a n a n 5 . Lu k e Whet zel

Peewee G o at Showm anshi p 1. K ay la L ip p er t 2. Co o p er J o ines 3. Stella Gib so n 4. Z ac Wo o lfo lk 5. Co lton Thor nton

Vi rgi ni a Sh ow m a s te r' s Ci rcu i t 2 0 1 6 Pa r ti ci p a nts

Virginia Showm aster 's Ci rc ui t Pr izes and Awards

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October 4, 2016

State Fair of Texas

Dallas, TX

Market Lamb Show LAMB JUDGE: CODY SLOAN

PHOTOS BY: STATE FAIR OF TEXAS®

G ra nd C h a m pi o n M a r k e t L a m b C ha m p i o n M e d i u m Wo o l K o l to n R o s s N e u s e

R eser ve C ham p io n M ar ket L amb R eser ve Cham p i o n M edi um Wool Hayden Co m e

C ha m pi o n Fi n e wo o l Cro s s E l l a Pro s i s e R e a

R eser ve C ham p io n Fi newo o l Cros s C lay to n Ec k hardt

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C h a m p i o n Fi n e wo o l R e g a n Sm i thw i ck

R eser ve C ham p io n Fi newo o l M aso n Fuc hs

C h a m p i o n D o r pe r M i k ay l a D avi d s o n

R eser ve Cham p i o n D o r p er Asp en M ar t i n

C ha m p i o n S o u th d ow n K a m br i e H o g u e

R eser ve C ham p io n S o ut hdown Em i ly B r ite

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State Fair of Texas

October 5, 2016

Dallas, TX

Market Goat Show JUDGE: KEATON DODD

PHOTOS BY: STATE FAIR OF TEXAS®

Grand C ha mp i on M a r k e t G o at C ha m p i on M e d i u mwe i g ht D a kot a M a r ti n

R e s er ve Cham p i o n M ar ket G o at Cham p i o n Heav y weight Tur ner M at k i n

C ham p io n L ight weig ht Sunny Cowley

R ese r ve C ha mp i on M e d i u mwe i g ht J ayl i n S m i th

R e s e r ve Cham p i o n Heav y weight M i k ay la D avi dso n

R eser ve C ham p io n Lig ht weig ht M ac kenz ie We adock

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Northern International L ivestock Ex po

October 17, 2016

Billings, MT

Market Lamb & Goat Shows JUDGE: BRANDON ANDERSON PHOTOS COURTESY OF: THE NILE

G ra nd C h a m pi o n M a r k e t L a m b Co l te r Wys e

Grand C ham p io n M ar ket G o at Sheldo n J o hnsen

R e se r ve C h a m pi o n M a r k e t L a m b D avi d Ve tte r

R eser ve Cham p i o n M ar ket G o at K at i e B ani ster

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Calendar of Events ARIZONA NATIONAL

ARIZONA STATE FAIRGROUNDS PHOENIX, AZ WWW.ANLS.ORG DECEMBER 27 - JANUARY 1, 2017

NATIONAL WESTERN STOCK SHOW

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FORT WORTH STOCK SHOW FWSS - FORT WORTH, TX WWW.FWSSR.COM JANUARY 28-29, 2017

FLORIDA STATE FAIR

FLORIDA STATE FAIRGROUNDS TAMPA, FL WWW.FLORIDASTATEFAIR.COM FEBRUARY 13-19, 2017

SAN ANGELO STOCK SHOW & RODEO

SAN ANGELO FAIRGROUNDS SAN ANGELO, TX WWW.SANANGELORODEO.COM FEBRUARY 4-6, 2017 28 - The Show Wether

DIXIE NATIONAL

MISSISSIPPI STATE FAIRGROUNDS - JACKSON, MS WWW.MDAC.MS.GOV/BUREAUSDEPARTMENTS/STATE-FAIRCOMMISSION/DIXIE-NATIONAL/ FEBRUARY 6-7, 2017

WESTERN BONANZA

PASO ROBLES EVENT CENTER PASA ROBLES, CA WESTERNBONANZA.CALPOLY.EDU FEBRUARY 17-19, 2017

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SAN ANTONIO STOCK SHOW

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HOUSTON LIVESTOCK SHOW NRG PARK - HOUSTON, TX WWW.RODEOHOUSTON.COM MARCH 16-17, 2017

RODEO AUSTIN

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