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2023 Aksarben Stock Show Entries are CLOSED

2023 DNA Update!!

ALL breeding beef, feeder calves, and market beef MUST have DNA submitted to be eligble to enter and exhibit in 2023!
Head to the DNA Information page learn more about the new DNA nomination requirements.

2023 Beef Superintendent

Kent Schlake 402-416-2916

2023 Market Beef and Feeder Calf Judge: Jirl Buck

Jirl Buck grew up showing steers and heifers through 4-H and FFA programs. He attended Murray State College, as well as Oklahoma State University and also began working for several top cattle producers. The experience motivated him to begin a purebred breeding program of his own now known as Buck Cattle Company.

Jirl, his wife Brenda, and daughter Bailey own and operate Buck Cattle Company in Madill, Oklahoma. They have production sales each March and October and private treaty sales throughout the year. Buck Cattle Company raises Maine-Anjou, Herefords, and Bucking Bulls. Marketing 200 bulls and 300 females annually.

Jirl has judged several cattle shows including; American Royal, N.A.I.L.E., National Western Livestock Show, Fort Worth Livestock Show, Houston Stock Livestock Show, and numerous Junior National cattle shows and state fairs across the country.

2023 Breeding Beef Judge: Chad Breeding

Chad Breeding graduated from Texas A&M University. He now runs B&C Cattle Co. A registered Hereford operation where they sell Bulls, replacement females and show cattle of all types. Chad also works with the cattle that their operation shows at several state and national shows. Chad has judged cattle all over the United States from state and local shows to National shows for several different breeds.

2023 Beef Judge Selection Committee

  • Blake Nelson
  • Todd Herman
  • Adam Pryor
  • Darla Aegerter
  • Mitch Daake

2023 Beef Showmanship Judge: Justin Slabaugh

2022 Market Beef

Grand Champion Market Beef

Grand Champion Market Beef

Aksarben Grand Drive Sponsors
Payton Rodgers
Savannah, MO
*See Sponsors/Vendors Tab for the 2022 Sponsor Groups
Reserve Champion Market Beef

Reserve Champion Market Beef

Gro Rite and Performance Plus Liquids
Chael Roberts
Absarokee, MT

2022 Breeding Heifers

Supreme Champion Breeding Beef

Supreme Champion Breeding Beef

Sullivan Supply
Kenzy Beare
Estelline, SD
Percentage Simmental
Reserve Supreme Champion Breeding Beef

Reserve Supreme Champion Breeding Beef

Sullivan Supply
Claire Norris
Eudora, KS

2022 Feeder Calves

Grand Champion Feeder Calf

Grand Champion Feeder Calf

Berren Strope
O'Neill, NE
Champion Feeder Heifer
Reserve Champion Feeder Calf

Reserve Champion Feeder Calf

Cody Vancura
Jackson, MN
Champion Feeder Steer
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