6 Lessons Learned Living the Stock Show Life

Go through the show box of any young livestock exhibitor and you’ll find an endless collection of supplies that help provide the best care for their animals to maximize their performance in the ring. Skin and hair products, brushes and combs, appetite supplements, feed pans and feed, show stick or whip and a harness, the […]

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Mark that Card: Angus Heifers

Thank you Kansas State Livestock Judging Team for providing placings and officials for this class. Placing:  1-2-3-4 Cuts: 4-3-2 1-2-3-4 is my ranking of the Angus Heifer Calves.  1’s blend of brood cow function, quality and performance establishes her as my winner.  Compared to 2, she’s more refined at the topside of her neck, lays […]

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Minimize Their Stress, Maximize Your Success

Stress. It is in our lives every day. Some stress can have a positive effect but more times than not we think of stress as something that causes a negative reaction to our bodies and minds. Just like humans, animals also experience their share of stress; however, they react differently to stress, often going off […]

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When Two Supplements Make a Winning Combination

You’ve invested a lot of time, effort and money into your show livestock to make sure they excel to their maximum potential. Ensuring they stay healthy and keep performing until they reach their endpoint is always a top priority. To maintain their health and performance make sure you are providing them with the best nutrition […]

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The Science Behind Feeding for Success: Consistency & Simplicity

Feeding your show livestock is part of a daily routine. But did you know there is a science behind that routine? It might seem convenient to feed your livestock twice a day, approximately 12 hours apart, but that routine plays into the consistency that animals rely on and need to keep their digestive tract working […]

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Which Supplement is a Must for Show Livestock

Choosing the right supplement for your show livestock project can be a mind boggling. Do a quick Google search of “Livestock Show Supplements” and you’ll find hundreds of gels, pastes, pellets and grains to add to your livestock feed to enhance about every trait imaginable. You can find supplements to convert muscle mass, create muscle […]

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