Junior Spotlight: Emma Vickland

The livestock industry is filled with amazing, talented and inspiring young people, and this junior spotlight combines all those attributes into one of the most sincere and appreciative juniors I have met. Steve Jobs once said, “The only way to do great work is to love what you do” and it’s safe to say that […]

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Best Livestock Apps

With social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, livestock producers are becoming more globally connected. However, many of us forget about the rest of the tools that can be found, literally, in the palm of our hand. I joined “Team iPhone” recently and have been excited to try out many livestock apps. Here is […]

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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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Junior Spotlight: Gatlin Goodson

“The harder you work, the luckier you get.” – Gary Player This quote fits Gatlin Goodson. He serves as a role model for many young showmen in Oklahoma both in the ring and with his work ethic. We are honored to feature him in our Junior Spotlight. – Ryan Jones Tell us a little about […]

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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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Junior National Hereford Expo Recap

What a fantastic week the Sure Champ Team had in Pennsylvania for the Junior National Hereford Expo. In addition to our customers having Grand and Reserve Grand Champions in the Steer, Bulls, Cow/Calf, Bred and Owned Heifer, Polled Owned Heifer and Horned Owned Heifer Shows we had a ton of fun meeting new faces and […]

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