Recent Blog Posts

  • Managing Newly Purchased Yearling Bulls

    February 1, 2013
    A performance-tested yearling bull can improve herd performance through increased weaning weights, improved carcass quality and more replacement females, according to Cornell University Beef Cattle Extension Specialist Mike Baker.
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  • Stop Your Dog From Whining

    February 1, 2013
    There are many times when a dog whines. The first reason that you should check for is if they are in pain. If they are that is obviously a serious problem and you should consult a veterinarian.
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  • Tips for Keeping your Goats Healthy during Winter

    January 1, 2013
    Winter is just around the corner. Taking a few simple steps this month to prepare can save you from having to improvise when the thermometer dips in coming weeks. • Shelter.
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  • Stop Your Dog From Chewing Things Up

    January 1, 2013
    Did your dog just chew up your favorite pair of sneakers or that great book you were just about to finish? I would probably bet that you’re pretty angry and want that behavior to stop.
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  • How To Introduce A New Dog Into The Family

    December 1, 2012
    Though coming home with a new dog is always exciting, there are a few things an owner, old or new, shouldn’t overlook. The dog should be approached slowly, at least until he becomes familiar with his new family.
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  • Tips to Make Autumn a Happy and Healthy Time for You and Your Pet

    October 1, 2012
    Realize that the nights are getting colder and make sure your outdoor pet has a warm, dry shelter that is elevated off the ground, insulated for warmth, and draft free. Add some soft, thick bedding for comfort.
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  • How to Prepare Your Horse for Trail Riding

    October 1, 2012
    One consideration when getting back into the saddle after winter is the condition of the horse. On that first warm sunny day, it is very tempting to head out to the barn for a nice, long trail ride to enjoy the great weather.
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  • Keep Your Pets Safe While Trick-Or-Treating this Halloween

    October 1, 2012
    Halloween can be an un-intentionally scary time for pets. In fact, veterinarians see many pet injuries that can be avoided this time of year.
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  • Purina Mills Rabbit Chow Fibre 3 Testimonial

    August 1, 2012
    Even champion rabbit enthusiasts have to get their start somewhere. Debbie Ernst’s introduction to the challenges and rewards of raising rabbits occurred at her local fairgrounds.
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  • How to Preserve Nutrients in Hay

    July 1, 2012
    Proper storage of hay between harvest and feeding is critical for preserving nutrients and assuring that you'll have high quality hay to feed your cattle during the winter months they need it most.
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