Recent Blog Posts

  • Nutrition Tips for Your Senior Horse

    August 1, 2012
    Just like humans, horses will begin to show signs of deterioration as they reach their senior years. We typically define a “senior” horse as one about fifteen to eighteen years old, although you may notice these changes well outside of this age bracket.
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  • Cooling Down Your Horse When It’s Hot Outside

    August 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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  • Summer Tips for Raising Healthy Goats

    July 1, 2012
    Some people think goats can practically feed and care for themselves. But goats need care and attention, especially in summer. Here are some tips: Water is essential for temperature control, waste excretion, electrolyte balance, digestion and more.
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  • The Products that Make Your Blue Ribbon Possible

    July 1, 2012
    With the number of tools there are for grooming, clipping, feeding, trimming, cooling, and conditioning show animals, it is very easy to get confused about what you really need around to do your best during show season.
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  • Hot Weather Tips for Show Animals

    June 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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  • Managing Newly Purchased Yearling Bulls

    June 1, 2012
    A performance-tested yearling bull can improve herd performance through increased weaning weights, improved carcass quality and more replacement females, according to Cornell University Beef Cattle Extension Specialist Mike Baker.
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  • Tips for Controlling Flies in Feed Lots and Pastures

    May 1, 2012
    Warmer weather almost always guarantees an increase in the number of flies that can adversely affect cattle performance and health.
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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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  • Creep Feeding 101

    April 5, 2012
    One practice that often seems to have two totally divided camps of supporters and detractors is creep feeding of beef calves. First let’s define what creep feeding is.
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  • Riding into the Sunset: Ways to Keep Your Senior Horse Active

    April 1, 2012
    As your horse reaches his or her late teens, they may lose some of the sprightliness it showed in its earlier years. The key to keeping your senior horse active is just that: focus on keeping up with consistent exercise, though you may need to reduce the pace and challenge of daily workouts.
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