Making the Transition: Preparing Your Gilt to Be a Productive Sow

Any exhibitor of any species is going to maximize the animal’s true genetics to make it look its very best in the show ring. This includes feeding and exercising, conditioning the skin and hair and making sure that the animal looks spot-on each time it walks into the show ring. But, have you given thought […]

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Trailer Hauling Tips for Pigs

As shows continue to become more competitive, those who are willing to take the time to pay attention to detail will ultimately find the most success. It is common to spend an elaborate amount of time focused on feeding, exercising, showing and other various forms of show day preparation. While these are all very important, […]

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Sure Champ Featured Feeders Friday

Featured Feeders Friday!

.gallery-columns-2 .gallery-item {max-width: 50%;padding: 2%;} Congratulations to all of our Sure Champ® customers on their recent show success! Submit your champions by visiting the champions page or filling out the form at the bottom of the page.   “We used Sure Champ® Climate Control paste (transitioned to Vita Charge® Climate Control Gel July 2019) for the […]

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Growing Healthy Hair for Summer Shows

With Spring-like temperatures sweeping across much of the country, it is time to make sure you are already working with your show cattle to get rid of their winter hair coat, and make sure that a new healthy hair coat is growing and will be ready for late spring and summer shows. Exhibitors should get […]

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Mark That Card: Market Goats

Thank you to livestockjudging.com for providing this class and to Brandon Callis, Redlands Community College Livestock Judging Coach, for providing the official placings and reasons. To view more livestock judging classes click here. Placing: 4-2-3-1 Cuts: 3-2-6 I placed the tough class of market goats 4-2-3-1. Finding a top trio of wethers that go beyond the market basics of […]

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2017 Livestock Judging Camps

Livestock judging camps are a great way to practice your livestock evaluation skills and reasons during the summer by learning from some of the best collegiate livestock teams and industry professionals in the nation. Here is a list of judging camps at various universities and junior colleges throughout the summer, as well as links for […]

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