Tips for Bedding Your Stock Trailer

You’ve spent countless hours in the barn. You’ve managed the nutrition of your show string, grown and worked hair and now you are ready to hit the winter shows. The work you’ve put in at the barn is important, but so is transporting your cattle to the show so they are safe and comfortable. Billy […]

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In Their Show Box: Austin Pueschel

Austin Pueschel says that showing pigs is his favorite sport. After spending 11 years in the show ring, it’s no wonder he feels confident packing a show box. This Sturgis, Michigan native majors in agribusiness at Iowa State University and works for Win-Mor Farms. Pueschel travels to swine shows nearly every weekend and says there […]

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9 Tips for Winter Jackpot Shows

The winter jackpot show season is around the corner, which means it is time to break out the new prospect show string. Blaine Rodgers, BioZyme® Area Sales Manager, stresses that your biggest advantage will come from the details and hours of preparation in the barn. “In my opinion, with all new equipment, great fitting help […]

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In Their Showbox: The Tlach Sisters

To say Jenna and Abby Tlach know how to pack a showbox would be an understatement. This sister team from Prole, Iowa, manages showboxes for two species, cattle and pigs, as they travel to local, state and national shows each year. Thirteen-year-old Jenna says exhibiting her Maine and Chi heifers and show pigs means she […]

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The 3 Most Important Things to Consider When Buying Livestock

Recently, I came across an online thread asking, “What are the three most important things to consider when buying livestock?” This got me thinking. Even though the person posing the question was focused on the county level, I think my advice can apply to all levels of competition. Who you are buying your livestock from. […]

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In Their Showbox

Managing show boxes is a big deal for the Cox family of Eagle Point, Oregon. This cattle family goes to every state and national show possible and often exhibits three breeds of heifers and steers, each. The Cox siblings, Ashley, Maddie and Seth, love showing because of the high level of competition and the friendships […]

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