Recent Blog Posts

  • Deer Health and Nutrition Tips during Antler Growth Season

    September 1, 2012
    So much of what we do in the care and feeding of deer passes relatively unnoticed in the short term. But antler growth season is when “instant gratification” seekers can practically see results occur right before their eyes.
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  • Ridding Your Dog of Skunk Smell

    August 1, 2012
    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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  • How to Preserve Nutrients in Hay

    August 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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  • Hot Weather Tips for Show Animals

    July 1, 2012
    Summer time can really heat up. Not only with an increase in temperature, but also humidity and wind velocity play a role in ambient conditions that affect show animals. Heat stress can manifest in several ways in animals on feed for show.
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  • Detecting Heat Stroke In horses

    July 1, 2012
    If you detect the symptoms of heat stroke in your horse, you should call your veterinarian immediately.
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  • Hot Weather Tips for Goat Enthusiasts

    June 1, 2012
    Some people think goats are low maintenance. But successful goat owners know it takes a lot of care to keep goats healthy and happy, especially in hot weather. Here are some tips to help you keep your goats cool and comfortable this summer: Position water containers in the shade.
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  • Cooling Down Your Horse When It’s Hot Outside

    June 1, 2012
    When there’s hot weather outside, it’s essential that you keep your horses cool. Here are some tips on keeping their temperature regulated even when the weather is hot: Water The most obvious thing to keep an eye out for is also one of the most important.
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  • Deworming Your Cattle

    May 1, 2012
    When your cattle herd has problems with tape worms, it can wreak havoc with their digestion systems. Knowing what to do about it can save you a lot of problems in the long haul.
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  • Grooming Tips for Your Horse

    May 1, 2012
    A well groomed horse not only looks good, but also enjoys the attention he receives while being groomed. • Untangling a Matted Tail: Wash the tail thoroughly with soap and water. Liquid soap will work best. After rinsing, apply an equine hair conditioner.
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  • Nutrition Tips to Help Get Your Horse Ready to Ride After Winter

    April 1, 2012
    There are some nutritional concerns during winter that should be addressed to ensure the health and performance of our horses. As we start working our horses more, we must increase the plane of nutrition to ensure that the horse’s increased requirements are met.
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