When Should I Start Using Sure Champ?

Recently, we’ve had a lot of people asking when they should start using Sure Champ. The answer is quite simple – as soon as your livestock go onto feed or as soon as you get them home after purchase. Transitioning animals onto a grain diet or the arrival of livestock to their new home can […]

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Be Prepared for Fall Weaning

Fall is right around the corner and along with cooler evening temperatures this time of the year means weaning and shipping for many people. The first 30-45 days after a calf is weaned is perhaps the most stressful period of its life. Good performance and health during this time can set the stage for an […]

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Dealing with Bloat in Show Animals

A parent’s worst fear is having to tell their child that their 4-H project or prized show steer was found dead in the pen because of bloat. It’s something we’ve all seen and had to deal with. Fortunately, if bloat is caught early enough it can be treated, but in times when no one is […]

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Acidosis Explained

Acidosis is a very serious disorder that is talked about by nutritionists and livestock enthusiasts, but is Acidosis and more importantly how do you prevent it? Dr. Susan Day and Research Professor in the Department of Animal Sciences at The Ohio State University, Dr. Francis Fluharty, help explain more about this disorder.  What Is It? […]

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Donor Cow Nutrition

Although calving season has barely started for many cattlemen, thoughts of next year’s breeding decisions have already begun. In addition to natural service and A.I., you may be considering embryo transfer. Flushing those cows with superior phenotype and genetics can be an easy way to make rapid improvements in the quality of your cowherd. However, […]

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