Recent Blog Posts

  • Creep Feeding Your Calves

    May 1, 2012
    Whether you're looking to feed your calves something specific or the bigger cattle are keeping all of the feed to themselves, a creep feeder may be a good solution to consider. A creep feeder’s basic function is to let the calves in and keep the adults out.
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  • The Basics Of Invisible Dog Fences

    May 1, 2012
    To explain the purpose of an invisible dog fence, it is important to know how it works. Basically, you control the boundary that your dog can go by having a wire installed just underground. The dog will wear a collar that has a direct connection to the fence. That connection does a few things.
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  • Healthy Does for Healthy Kids

    April 1, 2012
    The birth of healthy kids starts with healthy does. It goes without saying that breeding a doe that is in top condition will give you the best odds for producing strong, healthy kids.
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  • 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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  • Causes and Prevention of Coccidiosis in your Flock

    March 1, 2012
    One of the challenges you face as a bird owner is the threat of a common, and potentially devastating, disease called coccidiosis. But once you understand what causes it and how it spreads, you can feel more confident about your ability to limit its impact on your flock.
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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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