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by Cody@OkState
Thu Sep 26, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: AROUND THE INDUSTRY
Topic: Length of tail - does it matter?
Replies: 4
Views: 1190

Re: Length of tail - does it matter?

If you're going to shorten it, I would have a vet do it. It can definitely be an undertaking, and if they are more than a few days-weeks old it can really set them back. Your best bet is just to leave it, hope for the best and dive him like you stole him! Good luck!
by Cody@OkState
Thu Sep 26, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: AROUND THE INDUSTRY
Topic: Adding muscle
Replies: 3
Views: 998

Re: Adding muscle

More information is needed to correctly give advice on supplements. What are you currently feeding? What's her ADG? What's your exercise routine? A lot of people are quick to add paylean to a diet, but with that comes the balance of exercise. Are you walking enough to support this change? It's proba...
by Cody@OkState
Thu Sep 26, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: AROUND THE INDUSTRY
Topic: Changing trend??
Replies: 5
Views: 4439

Re: Changing trend??

I believe we are seeing a movement, not only in the hog industry but across all market livestock towards a more efficient animal, taking a more practical approach towards meat animal production. Judges are using the animal that fills the void between practicality and show stock. The days of using th...
by Cody@OkState
Tue Sep 24, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: IN THE SHOW RING
Topic: non oil skin and hair conditioner
Replies: 7
Views: 5194

Re: non oil skin and hair conditioner

Conditioning skin and hair at home is key. Regular washing, brushing and skin conditioning is going to give you an added advantage in freshness and also will cut down on your show day prep. Keeping this in mind, I have used 1/3 baby oil, 1/3 sheen, and 1/3 conditioner mixed in a spray bottle. We spr...