Recent Blog Posts

  • Honor Show Chow and Purina Goat Chow Testimonial

    October 1, 2014
    At 68, Beverly Calcote laughingly describes her goat farm in Monterrey County, California as a leftover 4-H project. “It’s a small operation, with about six to nine milkers. ” The total number of goats fluctuates, depending on the cycle.
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  • How to Monitor Feed Intake for Cattle

    September 1, 2014
    Although spring weather may not have extreme hot and cold temperatures, quick changes and variation of temperatures, plus wind, rain and mud, can alter cattle feed consumption patterns. Beef cattle experts recommend close monitoring of feed intake and maintaining daily feed records.
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  • Road Trip! Transporting A Dog In A Car

    September 1, 2014
    Driving with your dog may be a regular occurrence or maybe you’ve never done it before. Either way, going on a long road trip is a whole different experience.
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  • Year 'Round Supplementation Improves Pasture Utilization

    August 1, 2014
    It’s been a challenge raising registered Angus cattle through the last 13 years of drought on the Bradley 3 Ranch in the Texas Panhandle.
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  • Getting Your Home Ready For A New Cat

    August 1, 2014
    “Cat-proofing” your home in preparation for a new cat is one of the first things that you should be worried about. There could be things that are hazardous to them as well as things of your own that you want to protect.
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  • Keeping Wild Birds Cool in the Summer

    July 1, 2014
    Although wild birds have many ways to keep themselves cool, as a wild bird enthusiast you can help them avoid becoming overheated. • Provide a Water Source: Provide a bird bath with clean fresh water, and no more than a couple of inches of water in the bath for bathing.
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  • Natural ways to get the insects to go away from your farm

    June 1, 2014
    Keeping flies away from your farm and animals can sometimes be a daunting task. A big obstacle could be that you don’t want to use chemicals around your animals or family.
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  • Three Ideas For Choosing The Best Bird Feeder Location

    June 1, 2014
    If you’re planning on putting up a brand new bird feeder here’s just a few ideas for the best location you can put it and what to expect. -When putting up a brand new birdfeeder the first rule is to put it in a place where your flying friends can see and identify it.
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  • What To Get Mom For Mother’s Day (Other Than Flowers)

    May 1, 2014
    Mother’s Day is just around the corner and it is about time to start thinking about what to give your mom on her special day. This can be a difficult task, but we are here to help you find that perfect gift.
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  • Is It Time To Shoe Your Horse?

    May 1, 2014
    It might sound crazy to some, but like humans, horses need shoes too. To understand why a horse needs shoes I will answer two important questions. First, why does a horse wear shoes and second, how do you know when your horse needs shoes?
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