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steer finish ~ optaflex

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StcAshm

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When a steer starts to get tail head fat, some fat in the middle of back, brisket is getting full, but isn't completely covered yet on the ribs could you use optaflex without hurting anything or would you stay away from it. Using starglo right now any suggestions?
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How much time until you show? We feed it the last 45 days but the animal is completly finished prior to starting.
 
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We have exactly 33 days until show day. Are we too late?
Thanks for any help that you have VCC!
 

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I would be more concerned with getting the steer finished at this point. I thank you have a better chance of placing higher with a finished steer that one with the extra pop but not the disired cover. You might add barley to the feed to help get more cover.

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We have never used this before, but have heard that it turns fat into muscle and adds extra pop to the overall appearance of your calf. We were considering it to help with the extra tail head fat and to help firm the steer. But he isn't completely covered on the ribs, but will be by fair.
We just don't know since we have never used it before if it will keep the calf from naturally covering on the ribs if we use it for other parts of his body. Who knows?
The steer weighs around 1285 now.
 

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