Recent Blog Posts

  • The Vitamin Crunch

    January 3, 2018
    The Vitamin Crunch World supplies of Vitamin A & E are being challenged as a result of several events. On October 31, 2017 a BASF plant in Ludwigshafen, Germany was heavily damaged by fire. This plant produced citral which is a precursor to both Vitamins A & E.
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  • Formulating Horse Feeds

    January 1, 2018
    When choosing a horse feed, looking at the guaranteed analysis can help you determine if the nutrition content of that feed is appropriate for the age and activity level of your horse. You would think that two products both contain 14% protein, 6% fat, etc. would be pretty much the same feed.
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  • The Role of Antioxidants

    January 1, 2018
    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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  • Barn Winterization Checklist

    December 1, 2017
    Whether you farm just a few acres, raise any type of livestock or oversee a large commercial agricultural operation, your barn is a critical structure in winter. It shelters your stock from cold, protects your gear from snow and ice and stores supplies for storms.
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  • Holiday Gift Guide for Pets

    December 1, 2017
    Our pets are members of the family and it is only natural to want to include them on our lists for holiday shopping and gifts. But what gifts are best for your pets?
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  • General Fly Control for Property, Yards and Farm

    November 1, 2017
    Flies can be more than just a nuisance, they can actually be dangerous to you, your animals, your garden and your crops. There are dozens of types of flies that can mean trouble, but fortunately, it is no trouble to take simple steps to control all sorts of fly populations around your property.
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  • Protection and Support for Optimal Joint Health

    November 1, 2017
    Daily exercise and the rigors of competition are some of the most common causes of joint injuries in horses, injuries which can lead to a considerable amount of lost training time.
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  • Helping Physically Challenged Pets

    October 1, 2017
    Every pet owner wants their animal companion – no matter what its breed or species – to live a long, happy life. Unfortunately, even the best cared for pets can develop special needs and physical handicaps that limit their abilities.
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  • How to Prune Fruit Trees

    October 1, 2017
    When it comes to fruit trees there is nothing more important than pruning. Pruning your tree will be essential in getting off to the right start. If fruit trees are left unpruned, they may struggle in growth.
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  • Summer Exercise Ideas to Enjoy With Your pet

    September 1, 2017
    Some form of exercise should be a part of every person’s daily routine. With the warm weather still holding strong, there’s no better time to be outside, breaking a sweat, and soaking up some sun.
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