Recent Blog Posts

  • Tips for Keeping your Goats Healthy during Winter

    December 15, 2015
    Winter is just around the corner. Taking a few simple steps this month to prepare can save you from having to improvise when the thermometer dips in coming weeks. • Shelter.
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  • Doggy Danger: Beware of these Holiday Plants

    December 1, 2015
    The Halloween-Thanksgiving-Christmas holiday trifecta is traditionally characterized by festive and sometimes flamboyant displays of decorations.
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  • How to Tack Your Horse Properly

    November 15, 2015
    Getting your horse ready to ride can be a challenge if you don’t know the tips and tricks to make it easier. Movies and people who have been doing it for a long time make it seem easy as if throwing on a saddle is all it takes.
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  • Raising Turkeys on Your Backyard Farm

    November 1, 2015
    Turkeys can be a great addition to many backyard farms, but they aren't right for everyone. Before selecting chicks and starting a flock, it is best to understand what turkeys need and how they are different from other poultry.
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  • Could Bones Really Be Bad For Your Dog?

    October 15, 2015
    A dog and his bone: an image that we've all come to accept as a perfectly safe and normal pastime for our canine friends. The conventional wisdom has always been that all bones, with the exception of those from chicken and other types of poultry, are safe for dogs to enjoy.
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  • Four Steps for Cleaning Out a Horse Stall

    October 1, 2015
    Like people, horses prefer a clean and comfortable place to sleep. Therefore, cleaning out your horse's stall is an important step towards his (or her) health and well-being.
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  • The Best Kind of Fencing for Your Horse

    September 15, 2015
    Horses have a wide range of breeds, sizes, personalities and temperaments, and there is no single type of fence that is best for every type of horse.
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  • Sizzling Summer Struggles

    August 18, 2015
    Water fights. Swimming pool. Lemonade. Iced tea. Ice water. Ice cream. Popsicles. These are all great ways to cool off during blistering summer days. When we are hot, it’s safe to assume that our 1400 pound cows, bulls, and butcher animals are hot too!
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  • Overcome Your Horse's Picky Eating

    August 15, 2015
    With dexterous lips and a defiant attitude, any horse can become a picky eater, but it is easy to keep your horse on a balanced, healthy diet no matter what its taste preferences may be.
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  • How Birds Migrate

    August 1, 2015
    When birds migrate, many of us think of a flock of geese flying South in a V-shaped formation. However, birds migrate for many different reasons in many different ways.
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