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Winter Invaders: Show Livestock Lice Treatment 

Caring for show livestock in the winter definitely has its advantages. Hair typically grows better. You don’t have to wait until late at night to turn out due to the heat. Flies are not a nuisance. However, there is a small, wingless creature that can have a significant impact on cattle, sheep, goats and pigs […]

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Junior Spotlight: Hunter Shike & Chaynee Tennant

This month we’re shining our spotlight on two exhibitors who excelled at their respective state fairs showing smaller species. Those athletes are, of course, Hunter Shike and Chaynee Tennant! These athletes excel both in their respective sports and in the show ring.   Hunter Shike, Sadorus, Illinois, showed the Grand Champion Market Barrow at the Illinois […]

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Junior Spotlight: Dallas Richey and Macy Jacobson

We got lucky with a pair of 13 years old for this month’s Junior Spotlight! Dallas Richey from La Porte, Indiana and Macy Jacobson from Osceola, Iowa were both involved in the livestock industry at a young age. We are honored to have them featured as this month’s Junior Spotlight!  Miss Dallas has been showing […]

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Junior Spotlight: Rylee Short & Jaci Falkenstien

February is the month of love, and we LOVE these two showmen! Rylee Short from Masonville, Iowa and Jaci Falkenstien from Barlett, Kansas are our Sure Champ Junior Spotlight for the month of February!  Rylee is no stranger to the show ring. With her parent’s extensive background in the Maine-Anjou, Chianina and Shorthorn breeds, it […]

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Five Jackpot Show Essentials to Keep Livestock on Feed and Water

Winter and spring are exciting times of the year for livestock exhibitors across the country. It’s time to break out the new show prospects and hit the road to jackpot shows. Don’t let those hours of hard work and days of preparation at home all be for nothing. The combination of hauling, changes in environment […]

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Swine Project Gives Gage Watford Something to Smile About

Gage Watford is living his best 18-year-old life. This weekend he will show in his final market hog show at the Osceola County Fair in Florida. However, he isn’t your typical senior in high school. His younger sister Gracelyn describes Gage in a letter she recently sent to the Sure Champ® family. “Gage was born […]

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