Recent Blog Posts

  • Strategies and Tips for Hunting Whitetails

    September 1, 2014
    Deer hunting season is almost upon us. Many hunters are already visiting their local outdoor shop to pick up the essentials they will need to catch that prized buck near the end of the season.
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  • Maintaining Horse Hydration: The Roles of Water and Salt

    August 1, 2014
    Keeping your horse hydrated is a key component in keeping him healthy. There are several ways to ensure that your horse drinks enough and maintains hydration. Read more
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  • Help Us Give Rescue Horses a Second Chance

    August 1, 2014
    There are close to 200,000 horses in need of care and shelter. That’s why Purina sponsors A Home for Every Horse — a program to help find homes for horses in need. Through this sponsorship, we supply participating rescue shelters with the high-quality nutrition developed by the Ph.
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  • Is Your Dog Socializing Enough?

    July 1, 2014
    Socializing your dog is the process of exposure and habituation to the environment around it. Socialization is important because in addition to genetics, it is the most important factor in determining the temperament of your dog.
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  • Refeeding the Malnourished Horse

    July 1, 2014
    Starved horses can be a product of owner ignorance or economic hardship. Regardless of the reason, a horse may end up in a debilitated state. The goal for the new caretaker is to help the horse return to good health and appropriate body weight as quickly and safely as possible.
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  • Keeping Wild Birds Cool in the Summer

    June 1, 2014
    Although wild birds have many ways to keep themselves cool, as a wild bird enthusiast you can help them avoid becoming overheated. • Provide a Water Source: Provide a bird bath with clean fresh water, and no more than a couple of inches of water in the bath for bathing.
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  • Connect four: The Parts Of A Cow’s Stomach

    June 1, 2014
    A mistake commonly made is that cows have four stomachs. That is not entirely true. In fact, cows have four compartments of just one stomach called the rumen, reticulum, omasum and abomasum.
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  • Energy Supplementation on Short Pastures

    May 1, 2014
    Producers in South Central Nebraska (and other areas as well) are once again facing the prospect of severely short pasture situations, now for the third year in a row.
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  • Why Every Dog Should Be Tagged

    April 1, 2014
    Dogs are often described as man’s best friend. As owners we believe that our dog sees us the same way. Yes, they are our pets and yes, they are animals, but we treat them like they are family. To take a quote from a popular Disney Movie, ‘family means nobody gets left behind.
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  • Are Older Horses Better with Age?

    April 1, 2014
    Is it true that old horses get better with age? You bet it is. All you would need to do is spend a little time on a young, inexperienced horse and you’ll agree. In fact, most new riders can benefit from learning the ropes on an older horse.
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