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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Ask a Nutritionist: How should we formulate a show heifer ration?

For an updated answer and show heifer ration read this post: Formulating a Show Heifer Ration This next question came in from Michelle Morrison. Her family is just starting to show cattle again, since her daughter has joined 4-H. Here is her question: We are currently using a 12% sweet feed with steam flaked corn, […]

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Ask a Nutritionist: Getting Show Heifers Bred

In this ask a nutritionist segment Kevin Glaubius, Director of Nutrition, helps answer questions about getting the heifers in our showstring bred. 1. When should my heifer be coming into heat? Show heifers often reach puberty as early as 8-9 months of age as they are generally on a high plane of nutrition. Cycling should continue […]

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Ask a Nutritionist: Sure Champ in Goat Creep Feed

This question comes from Rochelle Gates. Rochelle feeds a variety of ages of goats (anywhere form 6 months to 9 years old) together by using a creep feed mixture. They would like to be able to mix Sure Champ directly into their creep feed instead of top-dressing with it, and are curious to know how […]

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Sure Champ on Stockshow Confidential

Were you able to tune in and watch our Sure Champ episode on Stockshow Confidential? If not don’t worry because the episode is online. The Sure Champ segment begins at 5:50. Be sure to tune into Stockshow Confidential, on RDF-TV, each Tuesday at 6:30 PM CST. […]

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