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The Big Show / Feeding a show heifer for the fall
« on: June 07, 2011, 10:34:12 AM »
Hi, I've been feeding a yearling angus heifer for show. Currently I'm giving her 10 pounds or so of purina beef mash with some soybean mixed in for the extra protein. I want to put some more cover on her, and I was just curious as to how to go about doing it. I was thinking of mixing either cracked corn or some barley in with it, but I'm not sure which one will give me the best results. Any suggestions?

The Big Show / Young Ration to grow bull
« on: January 25, 2010, 07:14:21 AM »
Hello everyone, I was hoping that I could get some advice. This is our first year raising and feeding a bull calf, so I was interested in what he should be getting nutrionally. He gets hay, and for the last while i've just been feeding him a beef mash thats only 13% protein. He's growing, but not like i was hoping he would. What should he be getting?

The Big Show / Re: CLASS OF '09 SALE Blair.Ag Cattle Co
« on: December 15, 2009, 04:41:46 AM »
Thanks vcsf. And congratulations worthabit, good luck with the new bull.

The Big Show / CLASS OF '09 SALE Blair.Ag Cattle Co
« on: December 14, 2009, 07:48:21 AM »
Does anybody know how the sale went? I meant to watch it but got busy fixing the water up on the farm. What was the average? And does anybody know what lots 3,5 and 6 went for? The  cattle looked good in the sale book.

The Big Show / Shorthorn Calving ease sires?
« on: August 31, 2009, 10:28:56 AM »
Hi, does anybody know of any shorthorn sires that will make good show females, but still have good calving ease? Any advice would be welcome.

The Big Show / Re: showmanship
« on: June 26, 2009, 10:30:27 AM »
The judge has always told me that you should be enjoying yourself out in the ring. It shouldn't look like you don;t want to be there, so I would say a smile wouldn't hurt.

The Big Show / Re: sick heifer
« on: June 15, 2009, 07:45:23 AM »
I hope she gets to feeling better!

The Big Show / Re: Ky Angus Sweepstakes
« on: April 27, 2009, 09:06:06 PM »
I like the first one, and what have you thought about youre foresight calves? What kind of cows does he make?

The Big Show / Re: Northern Legend
« on: March 15, 2009, 03:37:16 PM »
Ok, thank you for the information.

The Big Show / Northern Legend
« on: March 14, 2009, 09:00:45 AM »
Hey, does anyone know anything about the shorthorn bull Northern Legend 3N? What kind of calves does he throw? And what is he like for calving ease?

The Big Show / Starting a herd
« on: February 11, 2009, 07:08:17 PM »
Hi everyone, I was just wondering what you guys thought were some good (and fairly inexpensive) ways to start a little purebred herd.  Embryos? Good bred yearlings? Or Older cows towards the end of thier lives bred to good AI bulls? What are the pros and cons to each one? I know there are a lot of members on here with tonnes of experience, so every piece of advice helps!

The Big Show / Embryos
« on: February 03, 2009, 01:37:22 PM »
Hi everyone, I had a question about embryo transplants. How does the whole process work? I've been thinking of buying some frozen ones in plugging them into a couple of cows, but I'm not sure how much it would cost to do, or how the process works. Could anyone help me?

The Big Show / The Spread of Ringworm
« on: January 30, 2009, 09:57:39 AM »
Hi, I know that ring worm can be transmitted through halters and show combs, but is it possible that it also can be spread through the use of clippers? I only ask because I have read forums on here that say that Fluid Film is a good way to kill ring worm, so I was just wondering if the oil on the blades would be enough to stop it from spreading from one cow to another.

The Big Show / Re: How big is your operation?
« on: December 10, 2008, 05:40:32 PM »
We run a small cow calf operation with 25-30 commercial angus cross cows, with a couple show cows as a hobby. Were in Nova Scotia, and we all work off the farm.

The Big Show / Re: Tear her apart!
« on: November 16, 2008, 10:46:08 PM »
Aside from that high tailhead, I really like her. It looks like she's standing on a good pair of legs. I hope she does well!

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