Recent Blog Posts

  • Preweaning Processing of Calves

    August 15, 2016
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  • Creep Feeding Beef Calves

    August 1, 2016
    Creep feeding is the term used when we choose to feed animal offspring (calves) supplemental feed without allowing the animal adults (cows) access to the supplemental feed.
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  • Keep Your Flock Happy and Healthy

    July 15, 2016
    Whether you have just a few chickens or a large, widely varied flock, a happy, healthy flock will be better socialized and will be more productive layers. Fortunately, happy and healthy go together and it is easy to keep chickens in superb condition with just a few easy steps.
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  • Show Season: Tips for Preparing Your Animals

    June 15, 2016
    Livestock shows are a great chance to show off your hard work, but to accurately represent your skill you will need to be very well prepared.
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  • Tips On Fly Control For Your Cattle

    June 1, 2016
    Every year spring brings new beginnings. The sun shines, livestock begin to breed, and the grass begins to turn green again. With all that beauty also comes some disadvantages. The one disadvantage you should be aware of is fly season.
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  • Gardening With Hoop Houses

    May 15, 2016
    Hoop houses are a quick, easy type of greenhouse, but are they right for your gardening? Learning more about this technique can help you decide if your green thumb is ready for hoops. What Is a Hoop House?
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  • How To Fix Dead Patches In The Lawn

    May 1, 2016
    A dead patch in the lawn is something that plagues every homeowner at some point and time. Dead patches can be tough to avoid as sometimes it really just comes down to the weather and other underlying issues that you cannot control such as water restrictions and root infections.
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  • Rules of Thumb for Pruning Flowering Shrubs

    April 15, 2016
    Pruning can be very beneficial – even essential – for flowering shrubs, but it can be intimidating to pick up a pair of shears and attack your favorite blooming bush. If you understand the general rules of thumb for pruning flowering shrubs, you can keep your shrubs even more beautiful.
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  • How to Prep Your Show Animals

    April 1, 2016
    No matter what types of animals you want to show – cattle, horses, sheep, chickens, pigeons, dogs, cats – they need to be at their best to make a favorable impression, and there are certain steps every animal owner can take to impress the judges.
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  • The Circular Health Check for Goats

    March 15, 2016
    An important part of properly caring for your goats is being able to distinguish when they’re unhealthy and need some extra care. Many ailments can be caught and then treated by performing a simple visual inspection of your animal with the Circular Health Check about once a week.
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