5 Tips for Keeping Your Animals Hydrated

Water is the most essential nutrient of life. Humans, animals and plants all rely on the water for survival, due to its molecular makeup. Water is vital for bodily functions like nutrient intake, absorption and feed conversion, overall health, waste removal and temperature regulation. Since most show animals are in a confined area during most […]

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How to Beat the Heat EVERY. DAY.

It’s that wonderful, but challenging time of year for weather patterns. Bundle up in a hoody to do morning chores before school, and by after school, you’re likely to be out there feeding, exercising and rinsing in shorts and a T-shirt. If you think dressing for the temperature shifts are a challenge, try being a show […]

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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 into the consistency that animals rely on and need to keep their digestive tract working […]

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Live on Air at WPX: Session 2 & 3 Video Recap

Hello everyone, For those of you that missed the Live on Air panel discussion at World Pork Expo last week, we wanted to share the opportunity to see these informative discussions. The second session of Live on Air was Thurs., June 7 at 10:30am. This session featured: Steve Rodibaugh, Brandon Ogle, Jim McCoy and Bobby Listen. You […]

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Live on Air at WPX – 3rd Edition

Happy Monday Everyone! Hope you are recovering from your weekends, which I’m sure were full of livestock shows, family fun and some relaxing! We’re back in St. Joseph, preparing to leave again on Friday for our first cattle junior nationals in Lima, OH — it’s certain to be a busy week around the office. On […]

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Live on the Air at WPX

Hello from Des Moines, Iowa! This morning we had our first live forum – On the Air at World Pork Expo. Trent Loos acted as the host, and had a question and answer session with four industry professionals from across the country. Today’s forum included Jay Winter, Texas; James Bachmann, Cali.; Kade Hummel, Ill.; and […]

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