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4-H Livestock Judging 101

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  1. 4-H Livestock Judging 101 2014 Mail-in Tournament Month 2: Swine Host: Janell Rice Animal Science Instructor & Livestock Judging Team Coach Oregon State University

  2. Before we get started… • Make sure you have a pencil and judging card ready • Don’t forget to include your full name! • You may take notes; your reasons class will be Class #4 – Crossbred Breeding Gilts • Write out your reasons and send them in with your scores • Remember there should be no talking! Janell (your host) is the official judge for this month’s tournament.

  3. Remember: • You are evaluating an animal against a common ideal. • The four steps to judging are: • Gather information • Observation • Comparison • Conclusion

  4. Filling out your card • Remember when you fill out your judging card, place a large X in the box next to your final class placing.

  5. Let’s Judge! Class 1: • This is a class of Duroc Market Hogs

  6. Duroc Market Hogs 2. 1. 4. 3.

  7. Duroc Market Hogs 1. 2. 3. 4.

  8. Duroc Market Hogs 1. 2. 3. 4.

  9. Duroc Market Hogs 2. 1. 4. 3.

  10. Please fill out your final placing on your judging cards for Class 1: Duroc Market Hogs now

  11. Let’s Judge! Class 2: • This is a class of Market Swine To view the class visit: http://www.livestockjudging.com/practice/?id=93 To view a specific animal in the class, click the pig # on the right side of the screen

  12. Please fill out your final placing on your judging cards for Class 2: Market Swine now

  13. Let’s Judge! Class 3: • This is a class of Hampshire Gilts

  14. Hampshire Gilts 2. 1. 4. 3.

  15. Hampshire Gilts 1. 2. 3. 4.

  16. Hampshire Gilts 2. 1. 4. 3.

  17. Please fill out your final placing on your judging cards for Class 3: Hampshire Gilts now

  18. Let’s Judge! Class 4: • This is a class of Crossbred Breeding Gilts

  19. Crossbred Breeding Gilts 2. 1. 4. 3.

  20. Crossbred Breeding Gilts 1. 2. 3. 4.

  21. Crossbred Breeding Gilts 1. 2. 3. 4.

  22. Crossbred Breeding Gilts 2. 1. 4. 3.

  23. Please fill out your final placing on your judging cards for Class 4: Crossbred Breeding Gilts now

  24. Now for Reasons! • Take the time now to write out your reasons for Class #4: Crossbred Breeding Gilts using your NOTES ONLY! • Reasons should: Present a logical, informative, exciting set of reasons that explain why you ranked the class the way you did.

  25. Reasons Include: • Accuracy of your statement • Thoroughness of your explanation • Ability to emphasize most important differences between two animals (top pair, middle pair, bottom pair) • Diverse use of vocabulary (livestock, carcass, animal identification) • A logical order • Term variation • Avoid mixing numbers • Correct grammar • Proper eye contact • Correct posture Paint a picture!

  26. Follow-Up Discussion • How did you do? • Did you feel confident in your placings? • Why or why not? • Did other 4-Hers have a different placing? • What were the reasons for different placings? • Do you agree or disagree with those reasons?

  27. Homework! • Send in your scorecard filled out with your name, club, and final placings and your written reasons. Your reasons score will be shared with your leader. • For next month familiarize yourself with judging sheep: • Parts of the animal • Favorable characteristics for • Market • Breeding • Undesirable characteristics for • Market • Breeding