Recent Blog Posts

  • Keep Poultry Diseases “Cooped Up”

    March 1, 2015
    You're the best protection your birds have. By taking the necessary steps, you can reduce the risk of disease-causing germs going to or coming from your home or farm.
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  • Difference Between Store Bought Eggs and Fresh Farm Eggs

    February 1, 2015
    If you had pulled me aside when I was younger and asked if I knew the difference between store bought and fresh farm eggs, my response would most likely be, ‘eggs are eggs. ’ Basically, I didn’t think there was a difference and all eggs were just delicious.
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  • February Gardening Tips

    February 1, 2015
    Even in the middle of winter, gardeners can plan for a bountiful harvest, and because February is the shortest winter month, spring is that much closer!
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  • Separating the Bunny from the Rabbit

    January 1, 2015
    Eventually the time comes when every bunny has to be weaned, or taken away, from its mother. This change is one of the most stressful times of a rabbit’s life, but there are certain tricks of the trade that will smooth the transition from the doe’s milk to regular feed.
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  • Basic Showlamb Nutrition

    January 1, 2015
    Feeding lambs for show involves some basic principles of nutrition. Whether lambs are fed commercially for market, or diets intended to produce specific physical responses, we must remember that lambs are ruminants. It is of upmost importance that we maintain rumen health and function.
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  • Tips for Preparing your Rabbit for the Cold Winter Weather

    December 1, 2014
    Can you believe it? Once again, winter is just around the bend. Take advantage of these beautiful autumn days to make preparations so that when Jack Frost makes an appearance, you’ll know your rabbits have everything they need to stay healthy and happy.
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  • Tips for Making it a Better Winter for Wildlife

    December 1, 2014
    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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  • Getting Your Ducks in a Row Before Winter

    November 1, 2014
    Although poultry adapt pretty well to changes in temperature, there are things you can do to give them a better chance of surviving the summer heat. Here are a few tips: Shorter days and colder nights are just around the corner.
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  • Preparing your Goats for the Winter Months Ahead

    November 1, 2014
    Autumn is a good time to make sure everything is in tiptop shape for the cold weather that’s just around the corner.
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  • That’s Not Hay! Three Ways To Stop A Horse From Chewing Tails

    October 1, 2014
    If you have one horse with a nice tail, and all the rest of your herd’s tails are mangled, you might have a tail-chewer on your hands. Seeing these tips in a few places including from Dr. Karen Hayes on Equisearch.
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