Recent Blog Posts

  • Nutrition Tips for Your Senior Horse

    February 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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  • Keeping Wild Birds Healthy

    January 1, 2012
    Bird enthusiasts enjoy watching birds eat and bathe in their backyards. Here are some important tips to help maintain healthy wild birds:• Keep feeders free from debris, droppings and old seed that has gotten wet and possibly moldy. Moldy seed can spread sickness and disease.
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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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  • Tips for Adjusting your Pet to the Holidays and Changing Seasons

    December 1, 2011
    At this time of year, most dogs and cats shed their summer coats in preparation for putting on their winter fur. Tangled, matted hair cannot provide insulation as nature intended. Daily or weekly brushing can help keep fur tangle-free and healthy.
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  • How to Preserve Nutrients in Hay

    December 1, 2011
    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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  • Hot Weather Tips for Raising Poultry

    July 1, 2011
    They say raising poultry is all about feed, water, heat and light. But in the summer, beating the heat is a top priority. Severe heat stress can affect egg quality, size and hatchability. It can also increase the rate of mortality.
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  • Ridding Your Dog of Skunk Smell

    June 6, 2011
    If you live in a rural area, the threat of your dog getting sprayed by a skunk is always looming. If you’ve never had the distinct “pleasure” of your dog getting sprayed, it’s like having a wet dog come into your house…times 10.
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  • Petting Your Cat

    May 5, 2011
    While many dogs could care less where you pet them, some cats can be very picky about the process. Here are some tips on where your cat should love to get petted:The usual suspectsMost cats like getting petted on the top of their heads, sides of their faces, and behind their ears.
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  • Why To Consider Adopting An Older Cat

    April 13, 2011
    Sure a cute kitten is great but adopting an older cat has many great benefits as well.
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