Ask A Nutritionist: How do I know if I have too much Selenium in the diet

Questions regarding the levels of Selenium (Se) in the diet have become a common for our nutritionists, especially with the large warning on our Sure Champ bags. Selenium (Se) is important for growth, reproduction and immune function. However, it can be a very toxic trace mineral. Because of that, there are regulations on use in feed […]

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More Appetite: Vita Charge Cattle Protocol

Vita Charge is a prebiotic product that contains Amaferm® along with essential vitamins, trace minerals, and macro minerals to support microbial health. It is an ideal product to be used anytime the animal’s digestive system is challenged or there is a desire to stimulate intake. This could be during feed or water changes, weaning, bloat, […]

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Ask a Nutritionist: Sure Champ Helps Lower Body Temperature

Recently, we had a Sure Champ customer ask about the supplement Tasco, specifically how much Tasco was in Sure Champ. As we enter the warm months they will be trying to keep as much hair on their show steers as possible and recognize that diet can have an effect on hair. Sure Champ contains a […]

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Ask A Nutritionist: Ration for Mini Cattle

With the popularity of mini breeds like Mini Herefords and Lowlines we have been fielding quite a few questions regarding rations for this size of cattle. Recently, we heard from Steve Hoffman that has a herd of % Lowline cattle. They show at their county fair and a few larger breed shows. Here was his […]

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Ask A Nutritionist: What do I do if my steer won’t eat

Our next Ask the Nutritionist question comes from Jamie. Jamie has a steer that was recently purchased, and will only eat once a day or sometimes only every other day. How can we get this steer to eat twice a day consistently? Jamie has a couple steers together in the pen, and the other steers […]

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