Making the Transition from Spring to Summer Shows

Throughout the Midwest, winter jackpots and spring shows are a favorite weekend event. Cattle shows are more popular during the winter, but when May 1, rolls around, pig, lamb and goat exhibitors will get their opportunity to showcase their stock in preparation for their summer shows. Jackpots and spring shows are a great way to […]

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Sure Champ Ring Leaders

Name: Kyle Murphy Hometown: Slaton, Texas Species Shown: Hogs Favorite Stock Show Memory: My favorite stock show memory is from San Antonio this year. I had the privilege to show in the same class as a boy with special needs, I think his name was Nolan. In the holding pens, he was penned right next […]

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How a Company Exec Leads with a Love for Animals

“Animals represent how people should treat one another. They assume the best, they trust, they count on us and they are good communicators. For instance, my horse Tubby can’t even see me when I walk in the barn each morning, but yet he snickers at me right away. We have an instantaneous caring communicative connection,” […]

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Mark that Card: Hereford Bulls

Thank you Blinn Livestock Judging Team for providing placings and officials for this class. Placing:  2-1-3-4 Cuts: 5-2-5 I sort the Hereford Bulls 2134.  Look in on the 12th, it’s a good set. Even then, the red necked, conservative marked 2’s got to start. Breed basics of build and body will keep your cattle functional, […]

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Prep to Win (and Care) in Life EVERY. DAY.

Care that comes full circle. Those five words are the are the value statement that drives animal nutrition company BioZyme® Inc. each day.  Although “care that comes full circle” has not been in writing since the company’s beginnings in the St. Joseph, Mo., stockyards district more than 70 years ago, caring for animals and helping […]

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3 Reasons to Support Youth who Raise Livestock

Critics claim that raising livestock through FFA and 4-H hardens the hearts of our industry’s young people. Yet, if you have been involved in these organizations, you know it does just the opposite. Raising livestock awakens the soul and gives young people a purpose. It gives them a reason to wake up each day and […]

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