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  1. 1. Preparing a steer for a show Karen Braman February 25, 2011 PRES111-1101A-09 March 3, 2011
  2. 2. Proper washing of steer <ul><li>Gather all equipment needed </li></ul><ul><li>Wet entire steer </li></ul>Braman, 2011
  3. 3. Washing of steer <ul><li>Lather </li></ul><ul><li>Rinsing </li></ul><ul><li>Conditioning </li></ul>Braman, 2011
  4. 4. Drying of steer <ul><li>Dry hair in the right manner </li></ul><ul><li>Direction is the key to proper hair management </li></ul>Braman, 2011
  5. 5. Drying of steer continued <ul><li>Drying of body </li></ul><ul><li>Combing is essential </li></ul><ul><li>Drying of legs </li></ul>Braman, 2011
  6. 6. Techniques for fitting steer <ul><li>Adhesive to pull leg hair up to </li></ul><ul><li>enhance leg size </li></ul><ul><li>Fullness of body hair to create </li></ul><ul><li>more volume </li></ul>Braman, 2009
  7. 7. Preparing steer and Showmen <ul><li>Moving of steer </li></ul><ul><li>Keep alert to other showmen and steers </li></ul>Braman, 2011
  8. 8. Show ring appearance <ul><li>Eye contact with judge and ring man </li></ul><ul><li>Know where you are to have your steer </li></ul>Braman, 2008
  9. 9. Conculsion <ul><li>Proper preparation can lead to being chosen for the winning steer (Lindeslivestockphotos.com, 2007) </li></ul>
  10. 10. References <ul><li>Bushman, N. (2004). Preparing your show calf! Retrieved February 20, 2011 from website; http://www. showsteersutah .com/assets/ FittingDEMOADD . pdf </li></ul><ul><li>Linde’s livestock photos. Retrieved February 25, 2011 from Karen Braman personal photo </li></ul><ul><li>Photos @ Karen Braman collection (2007-2011) </li></ul>

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