Getting Started with Show Lambs

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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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Nutrition

How to Effectively get your Show Lambs on Feed and Keep them Healthy
The show lamb project is attractive to exhibitors and parents for many reasons. Lambs are generally easy to handle, take up a minimum amount of space, and have personalities all their own that are fun to be around. Once you
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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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Extremely Essential Products To Focus On Right Out Of The Gate
If you show livestock, you understand the frustration you feel when your animal goes off feed. Sure Champ® is proud to offer a product line that seeks to alleviate some of your frustration and keep animals on track; because if
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Stress

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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Pastes Offer Quick Relief to Stressed Show Livestock
Spring and summer livestock shows are about to be in full-swing. It doesn’t matter which species you show or how good of a nutrition and health protocol you follow, you are bound to have an animal go off feed and
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Get their Gut Right: Keeping Lambs Healthy Prior to Show Season
As a new show season approaches it’s time to think about keeping those lambs in maximum shape. Their health is your top priority, and to keep them healthy and eating, you need to focus on keeping their gut in shape.
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Daily Care

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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How to Get Lambs Ready for the Show Ring
Spring lamb jackpot shows are right around the corner. By now, most young people should have their lambs purchased and on a good nutrition program to ensure the lambs are healthy and growing. But what about getting them ready for
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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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