How to Handle Your Show Stock in Summer Heat

Summer heat can be tough on show livestock – or any livestock for that matter. Heat stress causes increased respiration rate, suppressed appetite, fatigue and dehydration, all signs of a lowered immune response. When we think about these traits and the way they impact production, it becomes very evident that the strenuous expectations we put […]

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How to Prepare for a Fun Junior National

Junior nationals are the summer highlight for many livestock exhibitors. It doesn’t matter the species or breed, these week-long events allow young people and their families to travel to a destination to show their livestock, participate in educational contests, discover new sites and make lasting memories with lifelong friends. A week-long event, often hundreds of […]

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Pastes Offer Quick Relief to Stressed Show Livestock

Spring and summer livestock shows are about to be in full-swing. It doesn’t matter which species you show or how good of a nutrition and health protocol you follow, you are bound to have an animal go off feed and water or get sick traveling to and from these shows. That’s why BioZyme® Inc., has […]

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How to Get Lambs Ready for the Show Ring

Spring lamb jackpot shows are right around the corner. By now, most young people should have their lambs purchased and on a good nutrition program to ensure the lambs are healthy and growing. But what about getting them ready for their first show and each show after that? Charlie Hild, part owner of Hild Bros […]

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Reducing Summer Heat Stress

Summer is right around the corner, and with summer comes heat and humidity. No matter the hours of work and preparation you’ve put into your livestock projects, heat stress is a challenge to plan for and manage. While we typically think about heat stress in extreme temperatures, the reality is that anytime the temperature exceeds […]

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How to Effectively Control Flies Around Your Livestock

  It doesn’t matter which species of livestock you show, it seems like the smallest creatures can be the biggest nuisance. Yes, those pesky flies like to invade our barns, bite at our animals and can carry diseases. With proper prevention including good nutrition, you can inhibit those little pests from invading your space. Flies […]

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