Recent Blog Posts

  • Tips to Help Calm Your Pets During Storms

    June 1, 2019
    A sudden thunderstorm can be terrifying for any pet, and cats and dogs can become very stressed during storms. There are easy ways to help your pet feel more comfortable, however, and keep them from getting too excited or anxious when storms pass by.
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  • How Climate Change Effects Horses – And How to Tame It

    June 1, 2019
    The causes of climate change may be hotly debated, but there's no debate that climate change effects animals, sometimes drastically. Understanding how your horses may be effected by climate shifts can help you be better prepared to keep your horses safe and comfortable in new weather conditions.
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  • Three Reasons Why Your Horse May Be Tossing Its Head

    May 1, 2019
    While sometimes it doesn’t affect you, a horse tossing its head while you’re riding can throw both you and him off-balance. Katherine Blocksdorf of About.
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  • Build Your Own Raised Garden Bed

    May 1, 2019
    A raised garden bed is an easy gardening option ideal for small spaces or for gardeners who prefer a more organized, neat garden.
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  • Is Your Puppy Ready for Adult Dog Food?

    April 1, 2019
    A puppy’s nutritional needs are different than those of adult dogs, but as your puppy grows, how will you know when it is time for adult dog food? The answer is more complicated than just your puppy’s age, but it is possible to make a safe and healthy choice for your growing friend.
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  • Common Causes of Poor Body Condition and Performance

    April 1, 2019
    The first step in determining why your horse is not eating well, losing weight or failing to thrive is to examine his nutritional program. Your Purina Certified Expert Dealer or Sales Specialist can help you with this process.
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  • Adding New Chicks to Your Flock

    March 1, 2019
    Whether you need to replace aging hens, want to increase the diversity of your poultry or just need a few more chickens to meet your needs or increase your profits, you must take great care when adding new chicks to your flock.
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  • Switching Horse Feeds Safely

    March 1, 2019
    Your horse’s dietary needs will change throughout its life, but it can be tricky to switch horse feeds safely without stressing the animal or causing digestive upsets or nutritional imbalances.
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  • Dental Care Tips for Your Pet

    February 1, 2019
    Healthy teeth and gums are essential for all pets, from chewing and eating to grooming, defense and clean breath. With just a few steps, pet owners can keep their pet's mouth healthy and avoid a range of unpleasant and dangerous health issues that result from poor dental care.
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  • Keeping Your Horse’s Teeth Healthy

    February 1, 2019
    Just as human do, horses require periodic dental care. Generally speaking, cavities are less of an issue for a horse, provided the ingredients of the feed are not super saturated with molasses, unnatural flavorings or sweeteners.
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  • Purina Wind & Rain Availa-4 + XPC Mineral

    January 22, 2019
    We have joined two of the best additions to a cattle mineral program into one product with Purina Wind & Rain Availa-4 + XPC Minerals. Available in bags as our Storm Formula Granular Mineral OR in the industry leading Wind & Rain Mineral Tub.
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  • Welcome Tiffany Minnick!

    January 21, 2019
    I would like to extend a very heartfelt WELCOME to Tiffany Minnick as she comes on board at Ingram Feed & Seed! Tiff brings many years of experience in the agricultural supply business PLUS retailing experience.
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  • Why Nutrition Is Important for Healthy Skin and Coat

    January 1, 2019
    Every pet owner understands the importance of a proper diet to provide their pet the best nutrition for strong bones and muscles, healthy joints, abundant energy, stable digestive health, and weight control.
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  • Winter Cow Care

    January 1, 2019
    Cows can easily adapt to different seasons, but they can still suffer during the harshest winter months, losing condition and becoming less productive. By practicing good winter cow care, however, you can protect your herd from the dangers of the season and ensure they reach spring in top form.
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  • Winter Poultry Care Tips

    December 1, 2018
    Whether you have chickens, ducks, geese or turkeys, poultry is well-equipped for winter weather and colder temperatures, but with a few easy steps you can help ensure their good health and happiness all winter long.
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  • The Importance of Extra Hay During Winter Months

    December 1, 2018
    It is true that during the winter months riding your horse can become a scarce occasion. This means that your horse’s diet must also change. Since the horse is not as active during these cold months, it requires fewer calories.
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  • How to Prepare Your Chickens For Winter

    November 1, 2018
    Chickens are a surprisingly resilient bird where winter is concerned. This is especially true if your poultry belongs to one of the winter-hardy breeds such as Blue Andalusian, Dominique, Brahma, or Plymouth Rocks.
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  • Signs to Never Ignore in Pets

    November 1, 2018
    Every pet owner tries to give their pet the best possible life by providing nutritious food, a safe environment, and proper veterinary care. Pets can’t tell us when they aren’t feeling well, don’t like something, or are scared, stressed, or in danger, however.
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  • Winterizing Your Flock

    October 1, 2018
    Chickens need 14 to 16 hours of “daylight. ” One of the best ways to keep up egg production is to continue providing supplemental lighting to extend the “daylight” hours until the sun can take over full time. A single 60 to 100 watt bulb set on a timer will suffice.
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  • When Should I Have My Horse’s Teeth Floated?

    October 1, 2018
    Dental care may not be the first thing on your mind when you are planning veterinary checkups for your horse, but a healthy mouth is essential for the animal’s comfort and well-being. A good schedule for proper teeth floating should be part of any equine wellness plan.
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  • How to Safely Treat a Pet With Mange

    September 1, 2018
    Discovering your pet has mange can be frightening, but this skin disease is very treatable and there are simple steps you can take to safely treat a pet with mange without risk of worsening or spreading the infection.
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  • How Often Should I Deworm My Horses?

    September 1, 2018
    Internal parasites are a natural part of horses’ digestive tracts. While different parasites can be beneficial to keep the gut healthy, an overload of worms can cause a wide variety of potentially dangerous problems for your horse.
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  • Powdery Mildew and How to Control It

    August 1, 2018
    Powdery mildew can seem like an intimidating hazard to your garden and landscape, but it does not have to devastate all your plants. By understanding more about this widespread disease, you can easily take steps to control it and keep powdery mildew from overwhelming your yard.
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  • How To Control Unwanted Pond Snails?

    August 1, 2018
    Every aquarium enthusiast has at some point had to deal with pond snails. Initially, when you see a snail in your tank, you think it’s pretty cool. However, pond snails tend to grow and reproduce at a rapid rate taking over your aquarium and the life within it.
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  • Hot Weather Tips for Raising Poultry

    July 1, 2018
    As temperatures begin to flare above 90 degrees with high humidity, don’t forget about caring for your flock. An important requirement for raising poultry is maintaining a cool environment for them to produce and thrive.
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