Stockmanship

Stockjudging Manual

SAYFC have put together a Stockjudging Manual for you to read before attending a Club Stockjudging or a a District Highland Show practice night in your local area:

The manual talks you through 22 different breeds; Breed History, Description, Characteristics and Main Qualities.

You are also able to gain the relevant Breed Society website links and for some extra confidence, why not view our Stockmanship Guidance Videos here: https://www.sayfc.org/members/member-support/videos-and-guides/

INCLUDED IN THE MANUAL: 

  • Introduction to Stockjudging
  • Basics of Judging
  • Parading Stock
  • Reason Giving & Scoring of Judging

DAIRY CATTLE

  • The Ideal Diary Animal
  • Holstein Friesian
  • Ayrshire
  • Jersey

BEEF CATTLE

  • The Ideal Finished Beef Animal
  • Aberdeen Angus
  • Beef Shorthorn
  • Galloway
  • Hereford
  • Charolais
  • Simmental
  • Limousin
  • Commercial
  • Salers
  • British Blond

SHEEP

  • How to Assess a Ram
  • Blackface
  • North Country Cheviot
  • South Country Cheviot
  • Border Leicester
  • Suffolk
  • Blueface Leicester
  • Texel
  • Beltex
  • Charollais