2 DAY YOUTH CAMP

with Mr. Terry Burks

Terry Burks:

Terry is a retired Professor of English Studies from Chifeng University in The People’s Republic of China.  Prior to that, he was employed by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture in the Division of Show and Fair Promotion where he served as the educational coordinator, swine show director and worked as a federal goat grader.  Terry taught adult agriculture for 8 years in the Kentucky Community College system.  Terry was also the owner of Dynasty Meat Goats.

Terry grew up showing Simmental cattle and was extremely active in the American Junior Simmental Association.

Terry received his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in the area of Animal Science from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Terry has judged over 900 Junior and open livestock shows in 42 states.  Some of his shows include Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, San Angelo, Austin, Waco, The North American International, The American Royal, The National Western, The Great Western, The Cow Palace, The Dixie National, Aksarben, Tulsa, the Oklahoma Youth Expo, The Arizona National, The Pennsylvania Farm Show, The Fall Classic and the Belt Buckle Bonanza.  He has judged State Fairs in Texas, Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, West Virginia, Kansas, New Mexico, Idaho, Nevada, Arizona, Oregon, California and Alaska.  Terry has also judged numerous County, Regional and Jackpot shows nationwide. 

Terry Burks

Terry is a certified judge with the American Boer Goat Association, the former American Meat Goat Association and the American Dorper Sheep Association

Terry has served on numerous judging committees across the US including the National 4-H, Jr. College and Sr. College Contests at the NAILE, as well as serving as the sheep/goat chairman for the National FFA Livestock Judging CDE. 

Terry has spoken to numerous youth and adult organizations related to goat production and has conducted numerous judging and fitting clinics for all species across the United States. Terry and his wife Alice live in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Youth Market and Breeding Goat Camps: June 9-10, 2020

All entry fees are donated to the Missouri State Fair Foundation, earmarked for the Goat Pavilion to be built on the Missouri State Fairgrounds

Lunch daily noon to 1:00PM, on your own. Gourmet food truck on site.

ENTER ONLINE ONLY: NO ENTRIES DAY OF CAMP

CLICK HERE TO ENTER ONLINE

For additional questions: Contact Cathy Engelage: 636 359-0732 – Jennifer Phillips: 417-547-3759 – Melissa Jacobs: 417-349-0241

DAY 1: JUNE 9, 2020 9:00 AM

WHY ARE WE HERE?

             INTRODUCTIONS

             PURPOSE OF THE PROJECT

    GOALS

WHAT DOES A GOOD ONE LOOK LIKE?

ANIMAL SELECTION

           MARKET ANIMALS

             BREEDING STOCK

KEEPING THEM HEALTHY!

             FACILITIES

        VACCINATIONS

             DE-WORMING

            FOOT TRIMMING

             POTENTIAL HEALTH CONCERNS

DAY 2 JUNE 10 – 9:00 AM

GOAT NUTRITION 101

DAILY CARE & MANAGEMENT

    HALTER/CHAIN BREAKING

HAIR MANAGEMENT

   EXERCISE PROGRAMS

PRE-SHOW FITTING AND MANAGEMENT

    CLIPPING

BODY PREP/GUT FILL/TOUCH

  LEGS

SHOWMANSHIP TIPS

QUESTIONS/WRAP UP

SHOWMANSHIP SHOW – AWARDS, PRIZES – CHAMPIONSHIP BUCKLES

$5.00 pen fee for event

Attendees and Exhibitors may come in Monday evening, June 8, 2020.

No physical permanent alteration of the animal. Other than disbudding/dehorning/castration/banding.
Wethers must be castrated or banded. Scrotum skin may still be attached at time of the show, as long as the band is visible.

Nothing under the skin.

No drugs.

All stock must have a scrapie tag in the ear. Out of state stock must have a health certificate from the original residing state licensed veterinarian.

Arrival: June 8, 2020, after 3:00pm

Camp: June 9 and 10th, 2020, 9:00am start each day

Departure: June 10, 2020, by 10:00pm

All paid entries go to the Missouri State Fair Foundation and earmarked for the New Goat Pavilion fund for the Missouri State Fairgrounds.

Entry online by: May 25th

NO Entry day of show. Entries limited to the first fifty youth between the ages of 8 and 21.

Showmanship Show. Prizes an Awards.

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