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Industry Spotlight: H & H Show Supply

Industry Spotlight: H & H Show Supply

It takes a village to raise a show kid!It’s true. You will want to grow your network and make a list of industry contacts as you expand your cattle showing career. We can’t think of a better resource to add to this list than the Hurst family of H & H Show Supply...

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Industry Spotlight: Mosiman Farms

Industry Spotlight: Mosiman Farms

Great cattle, great customer service!   Silver Barn Cattle is excited to be working with Mosiman Farms as a sponsor for the 2019 Competitive Edge Cattle Clinic! Mosiman Farms is a family owned farming and cattle operation in the heart of Kansas, just a few miles East...

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A Response to An Open Letter to Ellen DeGeneres

A Response to An Open Letter to Ellen DeGeneres

  Yesterday morning I woke up and wrote a letter. I’ll be honest. I didn’t expect anyone to actually read it. Every morning I have the same routine. My alarm sounds and I reach for my phone and check out social media for all the latest news. (You know, because...

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On the Road to the Majors: NAILE

On the Road to the Majors: NAILE

In the fourth installment of our “On the Road to the Majors: Preparing for a Major Stock Show,” Shelly McQuaig and her husband Paul discuss the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE).

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On the Road to the Majors: AMAA Junior National

On the Road to the Majors: AMAA Junior National

We have officially entered Junior Nationals show season. As promised in “On the Road to the Majors: Preparing for a Major Stock Show,” we will be providing a series of interviews with folks who attend Major shows to give our readers inside information about these shows. We’re going to begin our series with an interview with our very own TJ Mills.

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On the Road to the Majors: Preparing for a Major Stock Show

On the Road to the Majors: Preparing for a Major Stock Show

As you walk into the ring at a Major, you will feel excitement, nervousness, and fear. Remember that you are at the show to compete. You have worked hard to make it to the show, and you deserve the opportunity to show off your animal. Even if you don’t feel up to par with the rest, just remember at one point everyone is a beginner.

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Cattle Showmanship Attire: Dressed to Impress

Cattle Showmanship Attire: Dressed to Impress

There are varying opinions on what can be considered “proper” cattle showmanship attire. In this article, we will discuss what we consider to be important pieces of the right show-ring look so that you (or your young showman) will look the part at your next show.

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Do you need insurance coverage for your show cattle?

Do you need insurance coverage for your show cattle?

I don't know about you, but insurance coverage for our show steers and heifers is something that has crossed my mind on numerous occasions.  As we gear up to travel to Des Moines for the Maine Anjou Jr. Nationals, I am reminded that sometimes accidents happen and...

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A warm welcome from the Mills Family!

We're glad you're here!

And we can't wait to share with you! After gathering much of this info to help us with our show ring journey, the light bulb came on and we realized EVERY new show family could use a source like this which includes loads of advice and tips for the new showman! Some of this info we've written ourselves and some of it has been curated from other reliable sources. Please contact us if you have more info to share with our community of show families. We'd love your input and hope you enjoy browsing around here!
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