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Livestock Nutrition 101: Sheep

Q&A with Nick Warntjes, Associated Feed and Supply 1. What makes up a ‘balanced’ feed ration? A balanced feed ration supplies the proper amounts and proportions of nutrients needed for a specific purpose or stage of an animal’s life. While a show lamb diet might have different specs than a lactating ewe ration, all diets […]

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In Their Show Box: Austin Pueschel

Austin Pueschel says that showing pigs is his favorite sport. After spending 11 years in the show ring, it’s no wonder he feels confident packing a show box. This Sturgis, Michigan native majors in agribusiness at Iowa State University and works for Win-Mor Farms. Pueschel travels to swine shows nearly every weekend and says there […]

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Mark Your Card: Angus Bred Heifers

Angus Bred Heifers Official Results Results provided by the University of Illinois Livestock Judging Team 4-3-1-2 Cuts: 2-6-3 4312 is how I like the Angus bred heifers Even though there’s a pair of sounder structured, deeper bodied brood cow prospects who both uphold the breed’s claim to true maternal character, I found the highest quality most striking […]

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