Show feed/feeding prior to a bull sale ?

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I have a couple bulls going to a sale in January. One is built like a tank ( Net Worth bloodlines ) , the other is flatter ( Enhance son). Will show feeds make a difference ? Which is the best one? Any tips ? I have been feeding rained on alfalfa and 12 lbs of corn each per day. Thanks.
 

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Yes, you can get a bigger gut with feed (beet pulp/Ultra Full/Depth Charge) - but - won't change a lot if they don't have the natural ability to have the volume. Good dry GRASS hay will give them a good gut. They do not need Alfalfa hay - too high in protein. You are decreasing their gut with high protein. WSC is a good grain feed. I show, do well, but definitely not in the top end of "knowing all the tricks of the trade". I do well with natural genetics.
 
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Yes, you can get a bigger gut with feed (beet pulp/Ultra Full/Depth Charge) - but - won't change a lot if they don't have the natural ability to have the volume. Good dry GRASS hay will give them a good gut. They do not need Alfalfa hay - too high in protein. You are decreasing their gut with high protein. WSC is a good grain feed. I show, do well, but definitely not in the top end of "knowing all the tricks of the trade". I do well with natural genetics.
What is your preferred way to use Ultra Full and Depth Charge? One has great volume the other not so much. Thanks
 

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Larger and fuller on sale day I assume. Eight up until then. I have 90 days.
Beet pulp should help out as it has a lot of "Fill", is digested slowly and will also work to solidify the manure. It's a good product, very digestible low protein and has it's place in the diet. Some wet it but I would feed it dry.
 

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Hmmm.

How many feed bunks do u expect your bulls to breed?



I'm just bustin ya ballz bud.
From what I've seen, the animals u say need feed, most folks would say are over fed.
How bout some pics of those 2 boys?
 
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Hmmm.

How many feed bunks do u expect your bulls to breed?



I'm just bustin ya ballz bud.
From what I've seen, the animals u say need feed, most folks would say are over fed.
How bout some pics of those 2 boys?
I will get some tomorrow or Sunday
 
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This is the only formula around here besides what they sell at TSC and Big R. $12 for 50 lbs
 

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