Which Supplement is a Must for Show Livestock

Choosing the right supplement for your show livestock project can be a mind boggling. Do a quick Google search of “Livestock Show Supplements” and you’ll find hundreds of gels, pastes, pellets and grains to add to your livestock feed to enhance about every trait imaginable. You can find supplements to convert muscle mass, create muscle […]

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How Three Clicks Can Help Lead to Improved Health

Good health starts in the gut. If your digestive tract is healthy, the rest of your body should be healthy, and that is true for humans and animals alike. However, you don’t always have control over your environment, what or who has been in your space before you, and that is why it is vital […]

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Walking a Fine Line: How to Feed for Early Jackpots and Later Shows

There’s something about the spirit of competition that drives livestock exhibitors. Even in the dead of winter, cattle enthusiasts will bundle up, run bucket heaters to keep their aerosol cans working and pull to a jackpot show for consecutive weekends to get their fresh calves out to compete. All of this knowing that their final […]

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Tips to Get Show Goats Started on Feed

Trends have changed over time in the competitive livestock arena. Frame size, muscling requirements, feeding and fitting techniques have evolved over the years, and perhaps one of the hottest trends to hit the show ring in the past few decades is the Boer goat. Showing market goats is relatively new, as in your grandpa probably […]

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Increasing Energy with Fat is Balancing Act

Balancing your rations for your show livestock projects takes practice and a knowledge of what feedstuffs impact the animals in different ways. You want your calf, lamb, goat or pig to grow, develop lean muscle shape and stay structurally sound all while staying on feed from the time you get your project until they reach […]

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