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Virginia State FFA Dairy CDE
  • Milk Flavor Identification and Evaluation (20 minutes) = 120 points
  • Product Identification (20 minutes) = 100 points
  • California Mastitis Test (20 minutes) = 32 points
  • Cheese Identification/Characteristics (20 minutes) = 100 points
  • Written Exam (40 minutes) = 120 points
  • Problem Solving (40 minutes) = 100 points

Written Exam: 2016  |  2017  |  2018  |  2019

Problem Solving: 2016  |  2017  |  2018  | 2019

Quiz Bowl Study Materials (for the written exam)

SCANTRON form (Make sure your students know how to correctly fill out this form.)

Part I (ALL junior and senior contestants)

  • Written test - 3 points per question (150 points total)
  • Judge four live animal classes - 50 points per class (200 points total)

Part II (Top 5 senior teams and top 10 senior contestants only)

  • Judge two live animal classes - 50 points per class (100 points total)
  • Present two sets of oral reasons - 50 points per set (100 points total)
  • Team activity (2019 subject matter = Health/Diseases) - 600 points

 

Written Exam: 2016  |  2017  |  2018  |  2019

Team Activity: 2016  |  2017  |  2018  | 2019

Quiz Bowl Study Materials (for the written exam)

DHI and Herd Management Goals (for use with the team activity)

PDCA Dairy Cow Unified Scorecard

Dairy handlers will assist with moving and presenting cattle during the Dairy Cattle Evaluation and Management CDE. They will be also be evaluated while leading dairy heifers in an on-site workout separate from the judging classes.

PDCA Showmanship Evaluation Card