Show Cattle Hoof Trimming 101

Show Cattle Hoof Trimming 101

  Trimming your calf’s hooves is an important part of animal care. It can also impact your success in the long run. Proper care for your calf and its hooves will ensure that your calf stays healthy and sound during its show season.   Why is hoof trimming so...
Tips to Keep Your Calf Eating and Drinking at Shows

Tips to Keep Your Calf Eating and Drinking at Shows

Have you ever had a calf that won’t eat at the show?  What do you do when your steer or heifer won’t drink?   The horror of hauling your calf to the show only to have it refuse the water bucket and nibble at its feed. We’ve all heard about it,...
Feed Programs: Vital to Show Ring Success (Part III)

Feed Programs: Vital to Show Ring Success (Part III)

  As we discussed in the first two posts, effective feed programs are vital to show ring success. We have learned about creep and transition feeds, as well as grower and developer feeds. In this post we are going to examine the third stage of feeding cattle:...
Feed Programs: Vital to Show Ring Success (Part II)

Feed Programs: Vital to Show Ring Success (Part II)

A successful beef project relies on an effective feeding program. It’s important to know about the different types of feeds and their purposes. Everyone has his or her own opinion about brands of feed, but the foundation is the same. There are three stages in...
Feed Programs: Vital to Show Ring Success (Part I)

Feed Programs: Vital to Show Ring Success (Part I)

An effective feeding program is the secret to show ring success. Therefore, it’s important to know the different types of feed and their purposes. Everyone has his or her own opinion about brands of feed, but the foundation is the same. There are three stages in...
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