Recent Blog Posts

  • Nutrition Tips to Help Get Your Horse Ready to Ride After Winter

    March 1, 2012
    There are some nutritional concerns during winter that should be addressed to ensure the health and performance of our horses. As we start working our horses more, we must increase the plane of nutrition to ensure that the horse’s increased requirements are met.
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  • Tips for Creep Feeding Calves

    February 1, 2012
    Most calves are not likely to reach their maximum potential growth without your help and intervention through a practice known as “creep feeding.
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  • Controlling Horse Stall Odors

    January 1, 2012
    Controlling horse stall odors begins with the building of the stall itself, so take care to consider the materials you choose in stall flooring.
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  • Nutrition Tips for Your Senior Horse

    January 1, 2012
    Just like humans, horses will begin to show signs of deterioration as they reach their senior years. We typically define a “senior” horse as one about fifteen to eighteen years old, although you may notice these changes well outside of this age bracket.
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  • How to Protect Your Cattle with Aureomycin┬«

    December 1, 2011
    Anaplasmosis is now recognized as an economically important cattle disease in at least 40 states. Sometimes called yellow bag or yellow fever, the disease is caused by the parasite Anaplasma marginale, which infects red blood cells.
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  • Tips for Making it a Better Winter for Wildlife

    December 1, 2011
    Winter is just around the corner, and that means deer, elk, game birds, squirrels, chipmunks and wild birds are shifting into survival mode. Because it’s a time of particular stress for wildlife, it also happens to be a time when your actions can have a tremendous impact.
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  • Treating Rabbits For Fleas

    September 1, 2011
    Rabbits, just like dogs or cats, can get fleas. However, if given some of the same treatment as a dog or cat might receive, it could be fatal.
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  • Keeping Your Pets Cool in Hot Weather

    August 1, 2011
    Summer weather is one of the best times to get outside and be active with your furry friend. However, you should keep in mind that your pet reacts differently to heat than you do.
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  • Calming Your Dog During A Thunderstorm

    June 1, 2011
    I once had a dog named Lightning that was so afraid of thunder he would dart behind our couch for cover. Ironic, I know. Dogs are often afraid of the booming noise and will sometimes be so nervous that they shake.
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  • Feeding your Pet Rabbit

    May 2, 2011
    When you’re feeding your pet rabbit you may be inclined just to use pellets. A diet high in pellets can lead to health problems so you will need to substitute other things in as well. Here are some other foods that should be included according to Lianne McLeod, DVM of About.
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