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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Minimize Their Stress, Maximize Your Success

Stress. It is in our lives every day. Some stress can have a positive effect but more times than not we think of stress as something that causes a negative reaction to our bodies and minds. Just like humans, animals also experience their share of stress; however, they react differently to stress, often going off […]

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When Two Supplements Make a Winning Combination

You’ve invested a lot of time, effort and money into your show livestock to make sure they excel to their maximum potential. Ensuring they stay healthy and keep performing until they reach their endpoint is always a top priority. To maintain their health and performance make sure you are providing them with the best nutrition […]

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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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How to Maximize the Space in your Trailer

Packing a trailer for a show can feel like a life-size version of Tetris. You have a limited amount of space with a long list of show supplies, equipment and feed that you and your livestock will need when you reach your destination. It doesn’t take a high-level engineering class to figure out how to […]

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Plan Ahead When Hauling Livestock in Adverse Weather

Wouldn’t it be nice if every livestock show was just a short drive from home? And wouldn’t it be even more ideal if we could haul our livestock in 55-degree weather with no humidity, no storms, and dry, clear roads? Unfortunately, there is no “utopia” for hauling livestock to shows, even if you live 20 […]

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