This month we’re shining our spotlight on two exhibitors who excelled at their respective state fairs showing smaller species. These athletes excel both in their respective sports and in the show ring. Hunter Shike, Sadorus, Illinois, showed the Grand Champion Market Barrow at the Illinois State Fair – a Spot Barrow. Outside of the barn, […]
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Stress. Livestock can experience stress at the most inopportune times. The only problem is they can’t tell us what is wrong. However, they usually show us what is wrong. Signs of stress in livestock can vary from shortness of breath and panting to going off feed and water. One visible sign that leads to further […]
There is a crisp in the air. Hoodies or jackets are required in the early morning and late evenings, yet we run fans in the barn by day. These temperatures shift mean that fall majors and winter jackpots are not far away. While many exhibitors and their families anticipate the fall show run, shows don’t […]