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Strategies for Feeding Modern Show Cattle

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Unlock the full genetic potential of your show cattle with the following feeding strategies. 
 
PRODUCT TO FEED SMALL TO MEDIUM FRAME MODERATE TO LARGE FRAME STEERS BREEDING CATTLE
Purina® Preconditioning/ Receiving Chow® Weaning/Receiving: Offer medium quality grass hay the first day, then feed 10-15 lb/hd/d along with 3-5 lb/hd/d of medium quality grass hay Weaning/Receiving: Offer medium quality grass hay the first day, then feed 10-15 lb/hd/d along with 3-5 lb/hd/d of medium quality grass hay Weaning/Receiving: Offer medium quality grass hay the first day, then feed 10-15 lb/hd/d along with 3-5 lb/hd/d of medium quality grass hay
Honor® Show Chow® Fitter’s Edge® Feed 2.5 – 3.0% of body weight plus medium quality grass hay Feed 2.5 – 3.0% of body weight 45-60 days before your target show plus medium quality grass hay if gain and condition is not needed. This will help with hair growth. Feed 2.5-3.0% of body weight plus medium quality grass hay free choice until desired body condition is achieved
Honor® Show Chow® Finishing Touch®   Feed 2.5-3.0% of body weight plus medium quality grass hay  
Honor® Show Chow® Full Range® Feed 2.5 – 3.0% of body weight plus medium quality grass hay Feed 2.5 – 3.0% of body weight 45-60 days before your target show plus medium quality grass hay if gain and condition is not needed. This will help with hair growth. Feed 2.5 – 3.0% of body weight plus medium quality grass hay free choice until desired body condition is achieved
Honor® Show Chow® Full Control® For slowing growth feed 10 – 12 lbs/day
For heifers feed 2 – 2.5% of body weight per day
For heavily-muscled steers feed 2% of body weight per day
*All above with free choice grass hay
For slowing growth feed 10 – 12 lbs/day
For heifers feed 2 – 2.5% of body weight per day
For heavily-muscled steers feed 2% of body weight per day
*All above with free choice grass hay
For slowing growth feed 10 – 12 lbs/day
For heifers feed 2 – 2.5% of body weight per day
For heavily-muscled steers feed 2% of body weight per day
*All above with free choice grass hay
High Octane® Power Fuel® Optional: Feed 1 – 2 lb/hd/d for additional gain/bloom, and help improve hair coat Optional: Feed 1 – 2 lb/hd/d for additional gain/bloom, and help improve hair coat Optional: Feed 1 – 2 lb/hd/d for additional gain/bloom, and help improve hair coat
High Octane® Champion Drive® Optional: Feed 1 – 2 lb/hd/d for “hair & hid integrity”, and improve top shape Optional: Feed 1 – 2 lb/hd/d for “hair & hid integrity”, and improve top shape Optional: Feed 1 – 2 lb/hd/d for “hair & hid integrity”, and improve top shape
High Octane® Depth Charge® Optional: Feed 1 – 3 lb/hd/d to help improve rib, fill, and lower flanks Optional: Feed 1 – 3 lb/hd/d to help improve rib, fill, and lower flanks Optional: Feed 1 – 3 lb/hd/d to help improve rib, fill, and lower flanks
High Octane® Fitter 35® Optional: Feed 1 – 2 per day to maintain muscle mass while managing weight gain Optional: Feed 1 – 2 per day to maintain muscle mass while managing weight gain
High Octane® Heavy Weight® Start Slow by offering 2 oz per day and increase slowly.
Optional: Feed 4 – 8 oz per day to increase body fat and weight gain
Start Slow by offering 2 oz per day and increase slowly.

Optional: Feed 4 – 8 oz per day to increase body fat and weight gain
Start Slow by offering 2 oz per day and increase slowly.
Optional: Feed 4 – 8 oz per day to increase body fat and weight gain
High Octane® Ultra Full® Optional: Feed 3 – 5
lb/hd/d to help lower flanks
and lower body third
Optional: Feed 3 – 5
lb/hd/d to help lower flanks
and lower body third
Optional: Feed 3 – 5
lb/hd/d to help lower flanks
and lower body third
Feed Wind & Rain Cattle Mineral & salt free choice Yes Yes Yes