Recent Blog Posts

  • Winter May Mean Increased Respiratory Problems for Horses

    December 1, 2016
    Cold temperatures and brisk winter air may be refreshing for a deep breath or brief outdoor walks, but winter leads to many air quality issues that can create severe respiratory problems in horses, particularly in barns.
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  • Formulating Horse Feeds

    November 1, 2016
    When choosing a horse feed, looking at the guaranteed analysis can help you determine if the nutrition content of that feed is appropriate for the age and activity level of your horse. You would think that two products both contain 14% protein, 6% fat, etc. would be pretty much the same feed.
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  • Safe Feeding Options for Wild Birds

    October 1, 2016
    For some feeding wild birds is more than just a hobby, it’s therapeutic. Birds are beautiful creatures with wonderful voices. They cannot only bring color to your life but peacefulness as well.
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  • Why It’s Important to Have Supplements Always Available for Your Cattle

    October 1, 2016
    Having nutritional supplements always available for your cattle to utilize during critical times can pay dividends.
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  • Picking The Right Spot For Your Food Plot

    September 1, 2016
    Food plots are essential in the development of bigger and healthier animals. An average adult deer will consume approximately 6 pounds of feed per day. If you do the math over the course of a year, that’s over 2,000 pounds of feed per year per adult deer.
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  • Tips To Prevent Barn Flies

    August 1, 2016
    With summertime in full swing, it means there are longer days and more time you can spend outside with your barn animals. However, summertime and warm weather also means that flies begin to reproduce and will start tormenting your livestock.
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  • Keeping Wild Birds Healthy

    August 1, 2016
    Bird enthusiasts enjoy watching birds eat and bathe in their backyards. Here are some important tips to help maintain healthy wild birds:• Keep feeders free from debris, droppings and old seed that has gotten wet and possibly moldy. Moldy seed can spread sickness and disease.
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  • Rainwater Harvesting

    July 1, 2016
    I first discovered rainwater harvesting one summer a long time ago when I was still a teenager. I came home from summer football practice to find my father fiddling with a plastic barrel. I asked what it was for and he told me your mother wants to use rainwater for the gardens.
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  • Lyme Disease Information

    July 1, 2016
    Lyme disease – also called Lyme borreliosis – can be frightening, but when you learn the facts about this condition, you can better avoid any contagion and react appropriately if you do get infected.
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  • Why Vaccines Matter for Horse Health

    June 1, 2016
    Vaccines are widely accepted as essential for proper pet care, but there is little regulation and few consistent recommendations about vaccinating horses, whether they are livestock, working animals, show horses, or casual equine friends.
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