Recent Blog Posts

  • Why It’s Important to Have Supplements Always Available for Your Cattle

    June 1, 2013
    Having nutritional supplements always available for your cattle to utilize during critical times can pay dividends.
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  • Basic Showlamb Nutrition

    June 1, 2013
    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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  • The Role of Antioxidants

    May 1, 2013
    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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  • Tips for Controlling Flies in Feed Lots and Pastures

    May 1, 2013
    Warmer weather almost always guarantees an increase in the number of flies that can adversely affect cattle performance and health.
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  • Healthy Does for Healthy Kids

    May 1, 2013
    The birth of healthy kids starts with healthy does. It goes without saying that breeding a doe that is in top condition will give you the best odds for producing strong, healthy kids.
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  • Tips for Creating a Living Space for your Baby Chicks

    April 1, 2013
    Newly hatched chicks, ducklings, goslings and turkey poults require that their very basic needs for shelter, warmth, food and water be met in order to survive. Good care and management with a bit of TLC will go a long way in providing a healthy start for your young flock.
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  • Spring Pet Care Tips

    April 1, 2013
    The seasons are changing quickly this year, which may leave us unprepared to contend with all the things that come with warm weather, especially if you're a pet owner. There are a few things you should keep in mind when caring for your pet this spring and into the summer months.
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  • Management Tips for First Calf Heifers

    February 1, 2013
    First-calf heifers are among the most challenged members of the herd. They require special care to successfully make the transition from birthing their first calf to becoming a reproductively efficient cow that produces a healthy calf each year and breeds back early.
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  • Tips for Preparing your Rabbit for the Cold Winter Weather

    February 1, 2013
    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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  • Purina® FeedGuard® Nutrition System Provides Feed Safety Peace of Mind

    January 1, 2013
    It’s important for horse owners to understand how ingredients, feed safety and quality issues can affect their horses’ health and performance. Oftentimes, people look at thefeed tag for information on which to base their feed buying decision.
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