(Essential Show Feeds) Essential Ex-Pand-O increases the body shape and rib definition of show animals to provide a full gut appearance. Holds water in the animal to give an expanded, fresh look. Feed Essential Ex-Pand-O along with sufficient amounts of fresh water. Cattle: feed 2 to 5 lbs. daily. Swine: feed 1/4 to 1/2 lbs. twice daily. Sheep and goats: feed 1/8 lb. twice daily. Pellets.