Recent Blog Posts

  • Tips for Making it a Better Winter for Wildlife

    February 8, 2013
    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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  • Beware of Quick Fixes When Fighting High Feed Costs

    January 1, 2013
    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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  • Identifying Horse Colic And What To Do About It

    January 1, 2013
    Often times the thing most people associate with horses is racing. Whether it's at the Kentucky Derby or Saratoga Springs, horses prove time and again to be powerful animals. But along with their strength is a sickness that can be a major weakness. According to ultimatehorsesite.
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  • How to Preserve Nutrients in Hay

    December 1, 2012
    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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  • The Language of Wag: What Your Dog is Really Saying

    December 1, 2012
    The classic telltale sign of the emotional state of man’s best friend is the position and movement of the tail. Wagging infers happiness or excitement, while the well known “tail between the legs” demonstrates fear, shame, or timidity.
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  • How to Prepare Wild Birds for Winter

    November 1, 2012
    With fewer daylight hours and longer cold nights, natural food sources needed for energy to keep warm are scarce. Water supplies can be frozen or snow covered.
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  • Show Season: Tips for Preparing Your Animals

    November 1, 2012
    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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  • Preparing Your Cows For Winter

    October 1, 2012
    Obviously winter is a vulnerable time for your cows when you really need to pay attention to make sure they are staying healthy.
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  • Halloween Pet Safety Tips

    October 1, 2012
    Halloween can be confusing for pets, with strangers coming and going. For the benefit of pets and humans alike, consider keeping your pet in a separate room during prime trick-or treat hours.
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  • Ridding Your Horse Of Thrush

    September 1, 2012
    One of the worst things for your horse to have is hoof problems. One of those problems is when your horse develops thrush. Here is what it is and how you should treat it according to Equisearch.
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