Show Mom Perspective: How to Equip your Show Lamb Project

For veteran cattle exhibitor-turned-show-mom Tiffani Stadtmiller, the lamb barn was new territory when her daughter McKenzie started showing lambs at just 4-years-old. But the mother-daughter duo has learned a lot in the last nine years, and Tiffani’s best piece of advice is: never be afraid to ask questions. “I think it’s pretty cool that she’s […]

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Cattle Health & Nutrition Go Hand-in-Hand when Getting Started on Feed

The excitement of buying your new show calf projects can be overwhelming. You’ve likely driven lots of miles to find just the “right ones” that will match your desired end-point, and now it’s time to bring them home and get them on feed. However, getting your show calves on a feeding program isn’t as simple […]

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Good Health Begins with Digestive Health

Change is never easy on your calf’s health. Any time you change its environment, feeding program or routine, it is likely to get a little stressed out. And that stress impacts its gut health, which can lead to bigger health challenges if not taken care of immediately. Did you know that 70% of animals’ immune […]

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Sheep Nutrition 101

Q&A with Nick Warntjes, Associated Feed and Supply What makes up a ‘balanced’ feed ration? A balanced feed ration supplies the proper amounts and proportions of nutrients needed for a specific purpose or stage of an animal’s life. While a show lamb diet might have different specs than a lactating ewe ration, all diets should […]

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Show Us Your Stress Tub Contest!

Vita Charge Stress Tubs are a convenient way for cattle to get their daily dose of Vita Charge in a pen setting. The orange tubs that they come in are also very popular for our re-purposing savvy customers! Have you gotten creative with ways to use the tubs after your cattle lick them clean? We’d […]

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