Recent Blog Posts

  • Making Sure Your Hay is Okay

    January 1, 2016
    What your horse ingests is obviously one of the most important factors in his health. Often times a large part of his diet is hay. If you give your horse musty or moldy hay, there’s a pretty good chance that he could end up with colic.
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  • Choosing the Best Christmas Tree

    December 15, 2015
    The Christmas tree is the centerpiece of holiday decorating for many families, but how do you choose the very best one for your home, family and celebration? Real or Artificial? One of the biggest arguments about choosing Christmas trees is about whether real or artificial trees are best.
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  • Adjusting Your Cattle to the Changing Seasons

    December 1, 2015
    Acclimating yourself to the frigid winter months is certainly a difficult task following the warmth of summer and fall. Furnace maintenance, firewood stacking, and digging out your long johns all become obligatory chores at this time of year.
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  • Quick Tips to Help Reach BCS Goals

    November 15, 2015
    Body condition scores (BCS) are an excellent means of monitoring the effectiveness of your beef-cow-nutrition program. Here are 10 management tips to help ensure your cows are at a target BCS of 6.0 by calving: Late summer - Evaluate your cows while still on grass.
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  • The Role of Antioxidants

    November 1, 2015
    Antioxidants such as vitamin E are beneficial, but how much does your horse actually need? We know antioxidants are important for health, but few people really know what they are or what they do. Simply put, antioxidants fight free radicals. So what are free radicals?
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  • Purina Mills Deer & Elk Antler Max Testimonial

    October 15, 2015
    Curtis Green’s protein feeding experiment in Jack County, Texas has not only created a healthier herd of whitetail deer, it has also provided countless hours of precious father-son time.
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  • Show Season: Tips for Preparing Your Animals

    October 1, 2015
    Livestock shows are a great chance to show off your hard work, but to accurately represent your skill you will need to be very well prepared.
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  • Autumn Cow Calf Management Tips

    September 1, 2015
    Here are some general cow-calf management reminders for the fall season. This information has been adapted from the “Beef Cow Herd Calendar”1 developed by the Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension Service.
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  • Five Basic Steps For Saddling Your Horse

    September 1, 2015
    Whether you’re applying an english or western saddle, knowing how to saddle your horse is one of the most essential things to know. Here are the steps to take according to Katherine Blocksdorf of About.
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  • Signs Your Dog May Be Sick

    August 15, 2015
    As a dog owner, you need to see when there’s something wrong with your dog so you know when you need to bring him to your veterinarian. Here are some tips from Registered Veterinary Technician Jenna Stregowski of About.
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