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Okay, I'm thirteen and have NO IDEA WHAT TO DO. Seriously. I've raised bottle calves, but never five first calf hereford heifers! I'm sure my dad knows exactly how to take care of them, but I want to know, too, since I'll be showing them and their calves each year. So, what's the daily care, the monthly care, and the yearly care? Better yet, what do you do to show them? What do the judges judge in 4h about your cow?:confused:
 

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Okay, I'm thirteen and have NO IDEA WHAT TO DO. Seriously. I've raised bottle calves, but never five first calf hereford heifers! I'm sure my dad knows exactly how to take care of them, but I want to know, too, since I'll be showing them and their calves each year. So, what's the daily care, the monthly care, and the yearly care? Better yet, what do you do to show them? What do the judges judge in 4h about your cow?:confused:

First thing you need to do is go buy some chains to pull all five calves. We used to raise herefords at one time had 300 some odd head years ago. Nothing but calving problems and cancer eye. I am sure the cancer eye deal has improved but I seriously doubt all the calving problems have been worked out.
 

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They judge bone density brisket feminity shoulder width if they have a straight top line if there level through out the body and depth
 

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They also check how they track (walk) rear feet should step directly into the hoof print of the front hoof. As well as spring of rib and fleshing ability.
 

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I have been raising and showing both heifers and steers almost all of my life , what are some specific questions you have I would be more than happy to help
 
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