Recent Blog Posts

  • Minimizing Stress When Weaning Foals

    June 1, 2014
    Weaning a foal naturally induces high stress and can lead to illness, loss of weight, or injury. That means an unhappy foal that is costly of your time, money, and resources.
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  • Effectively Creep Feeding Your Foals

    May 1, 2014
    Creep feeding foals is one of the best ways to help with the weaning process away from dependence on the mare.
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  • Treatment and Symptoms of Grass Tetany in Cattle

    May 1, 2014
    Pastures of succulent new grass look inviting to cattle in the springtime, but they can pose the threat of grass tetany (also called grass staggers, hypomagnesemia or wheat pasture poisoning).
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  • Stop Your Dog From Chewing Things Up

    April 1, 2014
    Did your dog just chew up your favorite pair of sneakers or that great book you were just about to finish? I would probably bet that you’re pretty angry and want that behavior to stop.
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  • The Best Practices for Cleaning Your Horse‚Äôs Hoof

    April 1, 2014
    Routine hoof care is best when provided by a professional Ferrier. As a horse owner, knowing the anatomy of the hoof will present you with a methodical understanding of thorough cleaning practices.
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  • Beware of Quick Fixes When Fighting High Feed Costs

    February 1, 2014
    While feed costs may present 50 to 70 percent of your beef cattle production expenses, cost isn’t all you need to consider in these times of volatile feed prices. In an effort to reduce feed costs, a “quick fix” could negatively affect the performance and health of your herd.
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  • Pay close attention to winter nutrition for your cattle

    January 1, 2014
    Taking shortcuts on your cattle nutrition during the winter months could be risk next year’s calf crop, this year’s weaning weights and the long-term viability of your herd.
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  • Tips for Keeping your Goats Healthy during Winter

    January 1, 2014
    Winter is just around the corner. Taking a few simple steps this month to prepare can save you from having to improvise when the thermometer dips in coming weeks. • Shelter.
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  • Keeping your Pet Healthy During the Winter

    January 1, 2014
    As it gets cold outside, the potential for harsh weather conditions requires some extra care for your canine and feline friends. Here are some tips to help your pet remain safe and comfortable during the winter months ahead. Provide fresh, clean water at all times.
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  • Winter Care Tips for Wild Birds

    January 1, 2014
    Winter time can present a battle for survival for wild birds. Their endless quest for food begins at dawn and continues until dusk. They spend their days searching for enough sustenance to store enough energy to endure cold winter nights.
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