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Offline stithka

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« on: February 02, 2011, 10:32:56 AM »
I have a friend with a steer weighing 1160.  OUr county fair is not until July 25 and we have a 1400 pound weight limit.  Any suggestions on holding him WOuld be appreciated.  He is an very good looking HetwavexAngusXcunia steer.

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Offline PaFFA Proud

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« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2011, 11:57:49 AM »
I would suggest using this feed once he is where he needs to be http://www.honorshowchow.com/product_pdfs/hsc_pdfs/Beef/HonorShowChow_FullControl.pdf
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« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2011, 01:59:21 PM »
what i would do is give him this feed called winning fill. its made with mostly hay, and a little corn. i had a steer gain 60 pounds in a couple months, bvut he will gain, but he wont be stail. hope this helped you.

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« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2011, 07:28:54 PM »
Isn't the judge going to kill you on rate of gain? Might be time to pour the corn to him and eat him April 1.
If your head is in the freezer and your ass in the fire, on average you should be pretty comfortable.

 

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