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Everything you should know about feeding, show supplies, at the home, and at the show for beginners.

Show Mom Perspective: How to Equip your Show Lamb Project

For veteran cattle exhibitor-turned-show-mom Tiffani Stadtmiller, the lamb barn was new territory when her daughter McKenzie started showing lambs at just 4-years-old. But the mother-daughter duo has learned a lot in the last nine years, and Tiffani's best piece of advice is: never be afraid to ask questions.

"I think it's pretty cool that she's been able to do so much at such a young age. I'm still learning, and I'm not afraid to admit that. The only way you can learn is to ask questions," Tiffani said.

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Helpful Resources

Nutrition

Minimize Their Stress, Maximize Your Success
Stress. It is in our lives every day. Some stress can have a positive effect but more times than not we think of stress as something that causes a negative reaction to our bodies and minds. Just like humans, animals
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When Two Supplements Make a Winning Combination
You’ve invested a lot of time, effort and money into your show livestock to make sure they excel to their maximum potential. Ensuring they stay healthy and keep performing until they reach their endpoint is always a top priority. To
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The Science Behind Feeding for Success: Consistency & Simplicity
Feeding your show livestock is part of a daily routine. But did you know there is a science behind that routine? It might seem convenient to feed your livestock twice a day, approximately 12 hours apart, but that routine plays
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Stress

Minimize Their Stress, Maximize Your Success
Stress. It is in our lives every day. Some stress can have a positive effect but more times than not we think of stress as something that causes a negative reaction to our bodies and minds. Just like humans, animals
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When Two Supplements Make a Winning Combination
You’ve invested a lot of time, effort and money into your show livestock to make sure they excel to their maximum potential. Ensuring they stay healthy and keep performing until they reach their endpoint is always a top priority. To
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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
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Daily Care

How to Maximize the Space in your Trailer
Packing a trailer for a show can feel like a life-size version of Tetris. You have a limited amount of space with a long list of show supplies, equipment and feed that you and your livestock will need when you
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How to Efficiently Exercise your Show Lambs and Goats
The purple banner. It’s every showman’s goal to walk out of the show ring with the royal purple banner, the sign of a champion. But that banner isn’t given freely. It takes work, dedication and the knowledge and effort of
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Ag Teacher Gives Advice on Commingling Show Prospects
For some people, getting new livestock show prospects is similar to seeing what is under the tree on Christmas morning. Families, students, advisors and teachers can and do spend countless hours studying young animals before deciding which ones to bring
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Nick Warntjes Nick Wartnjes

As a breeder, we recommend Sure Champ® Spark® for all the project lambs we sell. The low feeding rate and palatability make Spark a great option for young lambs. We truly believe developing a healthy gut and good appetite early is the key to a successful lamb project."

 




 

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