Recent Blog Posts

  • Common Chick Diseases to Look Out For

    April 15, 2017
    A healthy chick will grow strong and be a productive member of your flock, but a sick chick can quickly infect other chicks or introduce diseases to the rest of your poultry.
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  • How to Raise Goats on Your Small Farm

    April 1, 2017
    Goats can be a delightful, productive and profitable addition to your small farm. To make the most of goats, however, you have to be prepared to meet their needs. Is your farm ready for goats?
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  • Tips on Bottle Feeding Calves, Lambs and Goats

    March 1, 2017
    No matter what type of livestock you raise, bottle feeding hungry youngsters is occasionally necessary. It doesn't have to be a hassle, however, and there are many ways to make bottle feeding calves, lambs and goats easy and enjoyable for both you and the animals. Why Bottle Feed?
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  • Grooming Tips: How to Shed Out Your Horse's Winter Coat

    March 1, 2017
    Your horse's winter coat provides essential protection from frigid temperatures, biting winds and snow and ice. When the temperatures rise, breezes turn balmy and the rains warm up with spring, however, that same coat can be uncomfortable and unsightly as it begins to shed.
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  • How Exercise Affects Nutrient Requirements of the Performance Horse

    February 15, 2017
    When feeding a performance horse, the goal is to provide adequate fuel for energy expenditure, replenish nutrients required for muscle function and repair, and support optimal health through a balanced diet. Dr.
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  • Cinderblock Gardening

    February 1, 2017
    Cinderblock gardening is all the rage for a quick, easy combination of container gardens and raised bed gardening. But what do you need to know about this technique and is it right for your garden needs and style?
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  • Litter Box Training Tips for Rabbits

    January 15, 2017
    Rabbits have the potential to be very domestic creatures given proper care and training. Like cats, rabbits can be litter trained which is why many owners choose not to cage them and allow them to run free around the house. The notion that rabbits are dirty creatures is a common misconception.
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  • 2017 Garden Trends

    January 1, 2017
    Gardening is an ancient art, hobby and passion, but there is always something new to try.
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  • Tips to Keep Pets and Christmas Trees Separate

    December 15, 2016
    In many homes, a beautifully decorated Christmas tree is the undisputed centerpiece of holiday decorations. Unfortunately, the garlands, tinsel, lights, and ornaments are just as attractive to pets, but can be dangerous if cats and dogs decide this unusual tree is a new and fascinating toy.
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  • December Garden Ideas

    December 1, 2016
    It may seem like there is no gardening to do during the holiday season, but in reality there is still plenty to keep enthusiastic gardeners busy even when the weather outside is frightful.
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