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The Big Show / Re: Bedding alternative
« on: October 30, 2019, 03:46:56 PM »
Steve123 thanks so much! Do you have any experience using it?

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The Big Show / Re: Melatonin\weight gain
« on: October 29, 2019, 05:16:04 PM »
I am not 100% sure on this, but I think that melatonin cuts down on daily gain. He roughly needs to gain 2.2 lbs per day to get to 1300 lbs I think. You should probably consult someone who knows and see if you need to be pushing him harder instead of using melatonin. Also since its getting into winter, you should grow plenty of hair as long a you are keeping his hide clean and well conditioned. You might also want check out the podcast that Ferris Simon is doing called Chute Side. He has a recent episode covering winter hair care.

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The Big Show / Bedding alternative
« on: October 29, 2019, 05:01:24 PM »
Hello everyone,
I am looking for a kind of mat to put down instead of bedding at jackpots. My point is to keep the cattle comfortable and clean while also being able to get in and out quickly. I am pretty sure that I saw someone using synthetic grass at one show. What are y'alls thoughts?

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The Big Show / Upright fan stand dimensions
« on: August 15, 2019, 02:14:57 PM »
If someone wouldn't mind sharing the dimensions on an upright fan stand from Sullivan, I would really appreciate it!

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The Big Show / Re: Help please
« on: August 12, 2019, 09:56:28 AM »
PCJR21 thank you so much!!

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The Big Show / Re: Help please
« on: August 10, 2019, 08:11:46 AM »
Also if someone has the dimensions for the upright fan stand, that would be really helpful.

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The Big Show / Help please
« on: August 09, 2019, 09:36:57 PM »
Hey, if anyone has one of these A frame fan stands could I please have the measurement of the circled piece on the picture? I am building my own and forgot to measure this piece on the stand that I borrowed.
Thanks so much in advance!!

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The Big Show / Re: Stall layout/ where to hang fans?
« on: April 25, 2019, 07:34:47 AM »
Jacob, thanks so much for the response!
I am just wondering where to hang the fans at home for best air circulation and cooling. Also how wet do you get the bedding?

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The Big Show / Stall layout/ where to hang fans?
« on: April 24, 2019, 03:51:13 PM »
Hi,
I was wondering what everyone's stall layouts look like. I have three 24" Sullivan turbo fans and wanted to know where to hang them and what kind of stands/ brackets that y'all like to use? This would only be for one steer.
I also wanted to know how to keep the shavings from blowing away. I am using 1 fan right now and am using medium cedar shavings, but a lot of them blow away.
Thanks so much!!

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The Big Show / Hooves turning out on 1 yr old 1000 lb steer
« on: March 18, 2019, 12:08:23 PM »
Do y'all think that this will resolve some with more trims or is it a structural issue? Also are there any supplements that will help?

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The Big Show / Re: Where to buy show steers this fall?
« on: March 04, 2019, 10:13:01 AM »
Thank you so much! I'll definitely give him a call!

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The Big Show / Re: Where to buy show steers this fall?
« on: March 01, 2019, 09:58:54 PM »
Tyrone Hullinger, Harris MO.  Not sure what he has now but many years ago the road to his place was always hot with "steer trader" traffic

I could not find anything about his cattle online. Do you know if he still does sales?
Thanks!!

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The Big Show / Re: Where to buy show steers this fall?
« on: March 01, 2019, 09:57:10 PM »
I have a buddy of mine that is in Missouri that plans on having a private treaty type deal this fall. Keep in touch with me and I'll get the details for you. I also will have some calves there, not steers though.
Sounds good! Could you let me know what his farm name is? Thanks

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The Big Show / Re: Where to buy show steers this fall?
« on: February 27, 2019, 10:52:39 PM »

Show Circuit Online Sales
Caldwell-Willoughby online Sales
Show Stock Planet

Breeders World Online Sales

To name a few.  Between those 4 plus Steer Bidder...probably 500 sales this fall.
Thanks so much Tallcool1! I'll look into those!

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The Big Show / Re: Where to buy show steers this fall?
« on: February 27, 2019, 10:51:18 PM »
Where are you located? There are several sales starting labor day weekend .
I'm in Missouri.

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