Considerations for Summer Hauling

It takes months in the barn with endless hours of labor and preparation to get your show livestock projects “dialed in” for summer shows. You’ve grown and worked hair, kept them fresh in their condition and have them show broke like a dream. Now, you just have to haul them to the show in the […]

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How to Beat the Heat EVERY. DAY.

It’s that wonderful, but challenging time of year for weather patterns. Bundle up in a hoody to do morning chores before school, and by after school, you’re likely to be out there feeding, exercising and rinsing in shorts and a T-shirt. If you think dressing for the temperature shifts are a challenge, try being a show […]

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5 Tips to Achieve Healthy Hair in the Summer

It is NO secret. It is A LOT more fun to work on achieving a healthy hair coat in the winter and early spring. Outside temperatures are cooler, cattle are shaggy, and they are naturally growing plenty of hair on their own. But growing hair for the summer is a different story. You go out […]

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Mark that Card: Charolais heifers

Thank you Butler Community College Livestock Judging Team for providing placings and officials for this class. Placing: 3-4-1-2 Cuts: 2-5-3 I like the Charolais heifer calves 3-4-1-2. Elite quality is evident amongst the top pair of heifers, still I prefer 3 to sort past 4. The up headed heifer’s head shape, length and extension up […]

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The Ingredients in your Feed Pan Maximize Genetic Potential

Feeding our show livestock projects becomes second nature as soon as we get those animals home and in our own barn. We know they need to be fed twice a day, 12 hours apart, and most importantly, they need a constant supply of fresh, clean cool water. However, the ingredients in the feed pan all […]

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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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