Sure Champ Featured Feeders Friday

Featured Feeders Friday!

Congratulations to all of our Sure Champ® customers on their recent show success! Submit your champions by visiting the champions page or filling out the form at the bottom of the page.   “We used Sure Champ® Climate Control paste for the first time at the 2017 National Western Stock Show and had great results. […]

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Tips for Reducing Heat Stress in Show Cattle

Warmer temperatures are quickly approaching, and that means you should start considering how to help your cattle handle the heat. Heat stress is almost inevitable, but some management practices can be implemented to help animals better cope with rising temperatures. All mammals regulate their internal body temperature involuntarily. Heat stress occurs when the animal’s ability to self-regulate […]

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Growing Healthy Hair for Summer Shows

With Spring-like temperatures sweeping across much of the country, it is time to make sure you are already working with your show cattle to get rid of their winter hair coat, and make sure that a new healthy hair coat is growing and will be ready for late spring and summer shows. Exhibitors should get […]

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Mark That Card: Market Goats

Thank you to livestockjudging.com for providing this class and to Brandon Callis, Redlands Community College Livestock Judging Coach, for providing the official placings and reasons. To view more livestock judging classes click here. Placing: 4-2-3-1 Cuts: 3-2-6 I placed the tough class of market goats 4-2-3-1. Finding a top trio of wethers that go beyond the market basics of […]

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Science Fair Project Tracks Performance

Most fifth graders aren’t too concerned about their herds’ reproductive performance, but there is one such young man who did want to track his cows’ conception and reproduction rates. While his animal-science based science fair project was educational and enjoyable for him, it is also taking him through the ranks of competition. Andrew Brown, the […]

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Considerations for Creep Feed

To creep, or not to creep? That is the million dollar question for many producers. When determining whether or not to creep feed, a producer must assess financial variables with production goals to determine what creep protocol (if any) is the best fit for their production scenario. Prior to weaning, a calf’s diet consists of […]

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