Junior Nationals are More than a Show

Summer is quickly approaching, and for many livestock families that week dubbed “the most wonderful time of year,” otherwise known as Junior Nationals, will soon be here. Yes, many breed-and species-specific week-long events might have started as a place for youth across the country to showcase their animals over the course of several days. But […]

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Summer Opportunities

Summertime means warm sunny days, late nights in the barn preparing for summer shows and for many, no school. Yet even if you aren’t in the classroom every day, there are still chances to learn and grow as individuals. Summer is the perfect time to look for opportunities, whether it be a summer job, an […]

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Texas Teen Works Hard Every Day to Get to Winner’s Circle

Young Texas livestock exhibitors get a unique experience each winter and spring, with the opportunity to compete in the six “Texas Majors” throughout the state. These six shows are the culmination of months of hard work, hours upon hours in the barn, proper feeding and management and at most shows, the chance to showcase just […]

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Mark that Card: Limousin Heifers

Thank you Eastern Oklahoma State Livestock Judging Team for providing placings and officials for this class. Placing: 3-2-4-1  Cuts: 532 I like the Limousin heifers 3241. In a class where quality runs deep, I’m drawn to a pair of white flanked heifers who are more attractive from the side, and yet it’s 3’s unrivaled rib and […]

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How a Company Exec Leads with a Love for Animals

“Animals represent how people should treat one another. They assume the best, they trust, they count on us and they are good communicators. For instance, my horse Tubby can’t even see me when I walk in the barn each morning, but yet he snickers at me right away. We have an instantaneous caring communicative connection,” […]

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Prep to Win (and Care) in Life EVERY. DAY.

Care that comes full circle. Those five words are the are the value statement that drives animal nutrition company BioZyme® Inc. each day.  Although “care that comes full circle” has not been in writing since the company’s beginnings in the St. Joseph, Mo., stockyards district more than 70 years ago, caring for animals and helping […]

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