Ask a Nutritionist: Sure Champ Helps Lower Body Temperature

Recently, we had a Sure Champ customer ask about the supplement Tasco, specifically how much Tasco was in Sure Champ. As we enter the warm months they will be trying to keep as much hair on their show steers as possible and recognize that diet can have an effect on hair. Sure Champ contains a […]

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Sure Champ Key to Lamb Success

Recently, Cathy Rains, TX, dropped us a line about her success with the BioZyme line of products. You can tell from her enthusiasm that this family is hooked. And with the results she is seeing there is certainly no question why. “We are huge fans of Amaferm Digest More pellets and start feeding it to […]

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Ask A Nutritionist: Ration for Mini Cattle

With the popularity of mini breeds like Mini Herefords and Lowlines we have been fielding quite a few questions regarding rations for this size of cattle. Recently, we heard from Steve Hoffman that has a herd of % Lowline cattle. They show at their county fair and a few larger breed shows. Here was his […]

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Ask A Nutritionist: What do I do if my steer won’t eat

Our next Ask the Nutritionist question comes from Jamie. Jamie has a steer that was recently purchased, and will only eat once a day or sometimes only every other day. How can we get this steer to eat twice a day consistently? Jamie has a couple steers together in the pen, and the other steers […]

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Ask a Nutritionist: How should we formulate a show heifer ration?

For an updated answer and show heifer ration read this post: Formulating a Show Heifer Ration This next question came in from Michelle Morrison. Her family is just starting to show cattle again, since her daughter has joined 4-H. Here is her question: We are currently using a 12% sweet feed with steam flaked corn, […]

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Ask a Nutritionist: Getting Show Heifers Bred

In this ask a nutritionist segment Kevin Glaubius, Director of Nutrition, helps answer questions about getting the heifers in our showstring bred. 1. When should my heifer be coming into heat? Show heifers often reach puberty as early as 8-9 months of age as they are generally on a high plane of nutrition. Cycling should continue […]

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