Recent Blog Posts

  • How-to Prepare your Rabbit for Cooler Temperatures

    November 1, 2011
    Autumn is here and the beautiful weather offers a great opportunity to take inventory and start getting your rabbit ready for cold weather. Here are a few tips that will help keep your rabbit happy and healthy as we head toward the winter months.
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  • How Nutrition Affects Hoof Growth

    August 1, 2011
    Hoof quality is affected by several factors including genetics, environment and nutrition. Some horses inherit weak hooves and that can’t be changed, but proper care and nutrition can help develop and maintain the best hooves genetically possible.
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  • Will Creep Feeding Pay in 2011?

    July 1, 2011
    With this year's historically high commodity markets looking us in the face, many beef producers are asking about the merits of creep feeding their calves.
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  • Detecting Heat Stroke In horses

    July 1, 2011
    If you detect the symptoms of heat stroke in your horse, you should call your veterinarian immediately.
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  • Differences Between English and Western Saddles

    July 1, 2011
    Much of the origins of English and Western riding styles are defined by the practicality of their saddles. Here are some key differences between the saddles and how they correlate back to their respective style. Western riding:Western riding has its roots from cowboys in the west.
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  • Seeking Dental Care For Your Horse

    June 16, 2011
    Horses, like humans, can have problems when it comes to their teeth. The solution to these problems is also the same for both: talking to a dentist. The main difference is the dentist’s specialty in the fact that you will want one that is equine-based. Here are some ideas from Dr.
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  • Three Reasons Why Your New Horse May Be Bucking

    June 16, 2011
    So you just brought your new horse home. The person you bought the horse from didn’t seem to have any issues when riding him, but when you brought him home, he started to buck. What changed since you brought him home to your stables? Katherine Blocksdorf of About.
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  • Weaning a beef calf

    April 19, 2011
    While dairy calves are typically taken away from their mothers a bit sooner, beef calves are left with their mothers to help them grow. Consequently, it is harder to wean them off of their mother’s milk.
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  • Avoiding Mistakes While Making Your Fence

    April 19, 2011
    Good fences make good neighbors. Bad fences are ugly. Here are a few tips for building that perfect fence that would make Bob Vila blush: Where is that supposed to go again? When building your fence, it is important to know how far apart each post should be.
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