Extremely Essential Products To Focus On Right Out Of The Gate

If you show livestock, you understand the frustration you feel when your animal goes off feed. Sure Champ® is proud to offer a product line that seeks to alleviate some of your frustration and keep animals on track; because if your animals aren’t eating, you’re not winning. “Keeping animal health and digestive health in the […]

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The Importance of Water on Show Day

As things are heating up across the country, both in temperature and competition in the ring, it is important to pay attention to the most vital nutrient…WATER. High quality drinking water is key to ensure that you have healthy and productive animals that feel good come show day. However, sometimes the quality of the water […]

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Mark That Card: Market Wethers

Thank you Cooper Bounds, Show and Sales Rep at Miller Boer Goats, for providing the officials. <br /> Placing: 1-3-4-2 Cuts: 2-5-4 ​I like the Market Goats 1-3-4-2.  Among the pair of truly elite parrot-mouthed wethers, the more exotic, black-headed wether is simply the hardest to make.  Not only is he the roundest bodied option that feeds the most radical and expressive shape […]

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Mark That Card: Red Angus Heifers

Thank you to Taylor Frank, Butler Community College Livestock Judging Team Coach, for providing the officials. Placing: 1-4-3-2 Cuts: 5-3-3 I like the Red Angus heifers 1-4-3-2. The most problem-free 1 heifer was the easy place to start- and it’s at the ground where she reads truly unique. It’s rare to find a Red Angus that […]

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Sheep Nutrition 101

Q&A with Nick Warntjes, Associated Feed and Supply 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 should […]

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Show Pig Nutrition 101

Ben Bobell, Bobell Farms, Lincoln, Ill. What are the most important nutrients in a show pig ration? Protein and Lysine are the building blocks for muscle development and skeletal growth. Fat is necessary for calories and overall growth and fleshing, and vitamins and minerals are needed for basic development of the pig.   How does […]

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