All individuals, clubs, and chapters are required to participate in herdsmanship. All aisles in all divisions (beef, sheep, and swine) are to remain bare and kept clean. There will be no sawdust or straw allowed in any aisle.
Scoring will be on:
- Neatness and cleanliness of stalls and surrounding areas.
- Stall cards, banners, educational displays, and club identification.
- Evidence of regular care of animals.
- Decorations and flowers are encouraged.
Club or Chapter Name
|Complete Exhibit (Judged one time ONLY)|
|Appropriateness for a livestock exhibit||5|
|Neatness and Readability||5|
|Grooming of Animals||10|
|Content and originality||15|
|Interesting, Readable, Understandable Display||10|
|Daily Upkeep (Judged 2 times daily)|
|Stall cards & Ribbons displayed to clearly identify||10|
|Maintenance and Cleanliness of total display||10|
|Clean, neat walkways||25|
|Proper amount of clean bedding||10|
|Tack and supplies stored properly||15|
|Equipment stored appropriately||10|
|Inappropriate treatment of animals||10|
|Clippings and hair not cleaned up||10|
|Water and feed not used appropriately||10|
|Manure not hauled away||10|
|Blocking chutes and stands not clean and in appropriate place||10|
|Neckties and halters not in use (beef)||10|
|Add Points for:|
|Cleaning area of barn open to general public|
|Cleaning area of show ground|
|Helping to setup and rearrange alleys and show pens|
Points deducted and added at the discretion of barn superintendent or herdsmanship judge.
Tack and fitting stands or chutes must be identified by exhibitor or group.