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We at Agape Distributors, LLC, are strong supporters of 4-H. In fact, we were 4-Hers ourselves! In February 2014 we selected several Adams County 4-Hers to receive SweetPro feed supplements and report back on their results with it! Read¬†Jessica’s updates on her lamb here.

May 20, 2014: I have just started halter breaking my lamb, Manny. It is a lot of hard work. He can be very hard to catch in his pen. I have figured out that he walks better when I walk him by his head rather than by a halter. I just split the stall that Manny and my ewe, Ellie, share so that they don’t have to share food. I am giving the SweetPro to Manny and not to Ellie. Everything else I am doing the same for them. I will be curious to see the differences between them at the end of the summer. Plus, I have just started exercising them, too. It’s a lot of hard work, but not as hard as training him to brace. Even so, I am up to the challenge of my market lamb, Manny.
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May 31, 2014: I have been spending lots of time working with my lambs. I get up early every morning and run them for about 20 minutes. I then take them for a walk every afternoon. I also spend time teaching them how to walk and brace. They are growing so big. I am feeding the SweetPro to Manny and not to Ellie. I can’t wait to see the results. Raising a market lamb is hard work, besides just exercising them, I also have chores to do. I need to make sure that their pens are clean. Shoveling out the stall is probably my least favorite part of the project, but it has to be done.
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June 30, 2014: June has been a very crazy month. Lots of fun things happening with my sheep. During June I got to participate in a jackpot show. Manny did OK at the show, but it showed me that I really need to work with him more on showmanship. Then I got to take Manny to the JB Massey Lamb Camp. It was lots of fun, and we spent lots of time learning about showing a sheep and fitting them. I am really enjoying working with my lamb this year.
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August 7, 2014: Well, fair is over, and it has been a wonderful experience raising my market lamb this year. I learned a lot about raising and feeding my market lamb. I learned that proper nutrition and good exercise contribute to a finished lamb. I would like to thank Lisa for the opportunity to try Agape on my lamb, I think it really helped him grow and perform well. He grew from 58 lbs to 123 lbs at fair time. I plan to continue with my market lamb project next year and will buy a couple of more lambs in the spring.
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