Carcass Contest Results Are Reported and Winners Announced
September 2, 2020
When livestock is judged on the hoof at a county or state fair, the outward features are examined and conclusions drawn so that the livestock can be ranked and ribbons bestowed. However, that process differs drastically from judging a carcass on the rail. Livestock judges cannot see through the hide of an animal, so they must rely on their experience and knowledge to place the animals. Once the livestock is sent to slaughter and the hide is off, the beauty pageant is over and the science of a carcass contest can provide a true assessment.
After the 2020 Blaine County Fair, the animals of 4...