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Strategies for Feeding Modern Show Lambs

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Unlock the full genetic potential of modern show lambs with the following feeding strategies. 
  1. Deworm lambs about every 30 – 45 days throughout the feeding period.
  2. Feed lambs ¼ lbs (double handful) of loose good quality alfalfa per day.
  3. Always allow access to clean fresh water at all times.
  4. When feeding HONOR® Show Chow® Showlamb feeds, there is no need to supplement with additional mineral.
  5. Feed High Octane® Heavy Weight™ Supplement at 2 oz to help improve feed intake
Download the feeding strategy guide.
 

Normal Growth

Start Weight End Weight Daily Feed Total lbs Bags Days
Showlamb Grower (15 or 18) 50 140 2.5 lbs. avg 250 5 100
High Octane® Champion Drive® 100 140 8 ounces 15 ½ bucket 30
High Octane® Power Fuel® 100 140 8 ounces 15 ½ bucket 30
High Octane® Fitter 35™ 100 140 8 ounces 15 ½ bucket 30
 


 

Normal Growth: Needing More Muscle 

Start Weight End Weight Lbs/day Feed Total lbs Bags Days
Showlamb Grower (15 or 18) 50 140 3 lbs. avg 250 5 100
High Octane® Champion Drive® 50 100 8 ounces 35 1 bucket+ 70
High Octane® Power Fuel® 50 100 4 ounces 35 1 bucket+ 70
High Octane® Power Fuel® 100 140 8 ounces 15 ½ bucket 30


 

Slowing Growth

Lbs/day Feed Total lbs Bags Days
Showlamb Grower (15 or 18) 2 lbs 50 1 21
High Octane® Champion Drive® 1 lbs. 21 2/3 bucket 21
High Octane® Power Fuel® 8 ounces 11 1/3 bucket 21
High Octane® Depth Charge® 4 ounces 5 < ½ bag 21




 






























 

Holding Lambs

Lbs/day Feed Total lbs Bags Days
Showlamb Grower (15 or 18) ½ lbs. 10.5 1 bag 21
High Octane® Champion Drive® 1 lbs. 21 2/3 bucket 21
High Octane® Power Fuel® 8 ounces 11 1/3 bucket 21
High Octane® Depth Charge® 4 ounces 5 < ½ bag 21














 

Southdown Lambs

Start Weight End Weight Lbs/day Feed Total lbs Bags Days
Showlamb Grower DX 18% 50 130 3.5 lbs 350 7 bags 100
High Octane® Fitter 35™ 50 130 8 ounces 50 1 ½ bkt+ 100
High Octane® Power Fuel®     If needed      
High Octane® Depth Charge®     4 ounces 5 < ½ bag 21
 








 

Summering Lambs

Lbs/day Feed Total lbs Bags Days
Showlamb Grower 15% 1.5 lbs 115 2.3 60
High Octane® Fitter 35™ 8 ounces 30 1 bucket 60
High Octane® Power Fuel® 8 ounces 30 1 bucket 60
High Octane® Depth Chargel® 4 ounces 5 < ½ bag 21