Mark That Card – Charolais Heifers

Placing: 2-4-1-3 Cuts: 4-2-2 2-4-1-3 is how I like the Charolais heifers. In a group of quality females that presents lots of challenges, I never questioned tying into the 2 heifer. Not only is she a standout in regard to stoutness of feature, power and maternal body shape, but it’s truly impressive she tandems this […]

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Mark That Card: Simmental Heifers

Placing: 3-4-1-2 Cuts: 3-2-4 I like the Simmental Heifers 3412. One look from the side and 3’s got the most intriguing pieces to tie to. Not only is she overwhelming in terms of body, volume and power, but to be so massive, it’s awfully unique she remains so fresh and attractive up front, with all […]

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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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Misconceptions about Managing Livestock Body Temperature in the Winter

Humans tend to worry about the weather and the outside temperature. And rightfully so, especially if you are involved in agriculture. Your crop planting, growing and harvest times rely heavily on the weather. And, when you have livestock, you want to keep them safe from the elements and provide them as much comfort as you […]

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Which Vita Charge® Product Should I Use?

When it comes to Vita Charge, we LOVE that we offer a product line the presents so much versatility in its form of application, making application easy depending on what you feel is best for you animal.  However, when there are that many options, knowing what is right for you might become complicated. One commonly […]

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6 Steps to Successfully Break Your Calves

Summer is winding down, and the busy fall and winter show season is just around the corner. As older calves’ show careers come to a close, a new project is just beginning. Though you may want to jump right in and head to a show, your road to success starts at home. The manner in […]

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