Recent Blog Posts

  • Fall is Prime Time to Begin a Supplemental Feeding Program for Deer

    October 15, 2018
    A buck can have the best genetics in the world, but without the proper nutrition, he’ll never achieve his potential. One way to stack the deck in his favor is to supplement his nutrition. Fall is an excellent time to begin this.
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  • Canning 101

    October 1, 2018
    Canning is a very simple task and a great DIY project. The purpose of canning is to kill any microorganism that can spoil food, and to seal the jar tight enough to keep microorganism out. This is why canning requires a lot of cleanliness, sterilization, and hygiene.
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  • Is It Time To Shoe Your Horse?

    September 1, 2018
    It might sound crazy to some, but like humans, horses need shoes too. To understand why a horse needs shoes I will answer two important questions. First, why does a horse wear shoes and second, how do you know when your horse needs shoes?
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  • Tack Care Tips

    September 1, 2018
    Good quality tack is an expensive investment, but without proper care that investment can quickly wither away to damage, mold, stains and other problems that are not only unsightly, but can be unsafe for both the horse and rider.
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  • Pest Management Tips For Your Garden?

    August 15, 2018
    If you have committed yourself to building a garden, then you have also committed yourself to fighting off pests. If it hasn’t happened yet, consider yourself lucky. At some point every gardening enthusiast will need to manage pests to protect their garden.
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  • Why It's Important Not to Leave Your Pets in the Car During Hot Summer Months

    August 1, 2018
    It can be deadly to leave a pet in a car during the summer, even if a day seems cool, it's only a few minutes time or the pet seems fine.
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  • Summer Exercise Ideas to Enjoy With Your Pet

    July 15, 2018
    Some form of exercise should be a part of every person’s daily routine. With the warm weather still holding strong, there’s no better time to be outside, breaking a sweat, and soaking up some sun.
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  • Keeping Your Pets Cool in Hot Weather

    July 1, 2018
    Summer weather is one of the best times to get outside and be active with your furry friend. However, you should keep in mind that your pet reacts differently to heat than you do.
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  • How Do I Help My Older Horse From Losing Weight?

    June 1, 2018
    Horses are beautiful creatures that require different levels of maintenance and care over time.
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  • Hot Weather Tips for Raising Poultry

    June 1, 2018
    As temperatures begin to flare above 90 degrees with high humidity, don’t forget about caring for your flock. An important requirement for raising poultry is maintaining a cool environment for them to produce and thrive.
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  • Common Chick Diseases to Look Out For

    May 1, 2018
    A healthy chick will grow strong and be a productive member of your flock, but a sick chick can quickly infect other chicks or introduce diseases to the rest of your poultry.
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  • Spring Lawn Care Tips

    May 1, 2018
    Warmer days means more time outdoors. It also means everything outdoors begins to grow and thrive after being dormant all winter. As a homeowner, one of the most important aspects of your home is the lawn that surrounds it.
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  • How to Create a Spring Porch Pot

    April 1, 2018
    Porch pots are a great way to brighten any entryway and welcome guests to your home, and they're even more fun when you jazz up your porch pot with seasonal flair. A spring porch pot will add instant color to your entry and evoke all the freshness and renewal of the season.
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  • Cleaning Your Chicks

    March 1, 2018
    Keeping chickens can be a dirty business, and chicks are especially dirty as they are clumsy and uncoordinated.
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  • Entertaining Goats

    March 1, 2018
    Goats are curious, intelligent and more than a little mischievous, qualities that can quickly get them into trouble if they feel bored. Fortunately, there are many creative and easy ways of entertaining goats to help them exercise their natural inventiveness and ingenuity without pesky problems.
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  • Chicken Coop Makeover

    February 1, 2018
    Chicken coops used to be a simple homemade structures built out of chicken wire and some wood with a sturdy roof. Today, chicken coops have become so elaborate that the size and complexity of them can rival that of a modern human home.
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  • 2018 Garden Trends

    February 1, 2018
    Gardening may be a time-tested, classic hobby that has been popular for generations, but that doesn't mean it stays the same from year to year.
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  • Three Reasons Why Your New Horse May Be Bucking

    January 1, 2018
    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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  • I Adopted a Pet, Now What?

    January 1, 2018
    Adopting a pet is a wonderful experience and there's nothing quite like bringing your new pet home, knowing you are making a happy difference in an animal's life. But after the adoption papers are signed and you walk away with your new pet, what's next?
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  • Shop Local This Holiday Season

    December 1, 2017
    Whether you need to purchase gifts, greeting cards, dinner fixin's, baked goods, twinkle lights, decorations or even just some extra chairs, a new welcome mat, spare bedding or one more air mattress, the holiday season can seem like it's all about shopping.
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  • Holiday Gift Guide for Pets

    December 1, 2017
    Our pets are members of the family and it is only natural to want to include them on our lists for holiday shopping and gifts. But what gifts are best for your pets?
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  • Training Your Dog From the Pad to the Yard

    November 1, 2017
    Using pee pads can be great for an indoor potty area for your dog, especially if you live in an apartment, need to leave your dog home during long work days or can't manage to let your dog outdoors as often as it may need.
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  • How to Make Pumpkin Planters

    November 1, 2017
    Pumpkins are the ultimate autumn decoration, but you can do so much more than just pile them around or carve jack-o-lanterns. Pumpkin planters are easy to create and there are many ways to use them beautifully for all your fall decorating.
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  • What to Do With Rotten Pumpkins

    October 1, 2017
    Pumpkins are popular fall decorations, but eventually they will soften and rot. They don't need to be destined for the trash, however – there are great ways to recycle rotten pumpkins and be sure they are useful even if they aren't the prettiest decorations anymore.
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  • Benefits Of Pumpkin In Your Dogs Treats And Foods

    October 1, 2017
    With fall right around the corner, it’s only a matter of time before pumpkin becomes a part of our diet. However, did you know there are a number of benefits for using pumpkin in your dogs’ treats and foods?
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