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The place to start if you are new!
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Hi I am a sophomore in high school and I am taking on showing a heifer next year. I am trying to learn as much as I can, anything and everything helps, routine, hair, tying, breaking her, showmanship, feeding, what kind of bedding y’all use, wether or not I should leave her tied up all day while I’m at school or keeep her In a pen under a fan till I get home after football practice at around 5. Once again anything and everything helps, thanks!
Boot Jack Bulls
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No offense to anyone here, some of the people on these boards have exhibited cattle at the highest levels in the nation. Having said that, Steer planet is a great place to find many of the answers you will need. I can give you answers to your questions, but they will surely not be as in-depth as a beginner needs and you are not likely to get much input on the specifics of show cattle daily care here...
Find a mentor, and the search bar at steer planet.
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Fire Sweep Ranch
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I agree. www.steerplanet.com
. Tons of threads for newbies, and great people there who do that kind of thing full time.
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Jeanne - Simme Valley
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Just one of your "topics" would take someone a day to explain. Not learned over-night. You need to find someone in your area willing to work with you.
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