Recent Blog Posts

  • Top 5 Plants to Avoid While Camping

    June 1, 2013
    This is the time of year when nature is blooming all around us, and when the beauty of plant and animal life is an enticing alternative to the pressures and chaos of juggling a 21st century schedule.
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  • A Word on Thankfulness

    June 1, 2013
    Thankfulness is defined as “an awareness and appreciation of a benefit; being expressive of thanks”. As Americans, we have come to know one common truth this time of year: No matter what our station in life is, we have something to be thankful for.
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  • Ridding Your Horse Of Thrush

    May 1, 2013
    One of the worst things for your horse to have is hoof problems. One of those problems is when your horse develops thrush. Here is what it is and how you should treat it according to Equisearch.
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  • Tips to Prevent Barn Fires

    May 1, 2013
    Just as in our homes, the same fire prevention awareness should be taken in barns to prevent loss of life and livelihood. The tips below can assist in preventing a fire.
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  • How to Prepare For Summer Birds

    April 1, 2013
    Preparing for the best and long awaited backyard wild bird feeding experience possible starts with understanding a wild bird’s seasonal changing feeding habits. • Early Summer: Wild birds have just finished nesting. They aggressively begin searching for food to feed their young.
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  • Deworming Your Cattle

    April 1, 2013
    When your cattle herd has problems with tape worms, it can wreak havoc with their digestion systems. Knowing what to do about it can save you a lot of problems in the long haul.
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  • Winter WildBird Feeding 101

    March 1, 2013
    Late fall and winter provide a new set of challenges for our feathered friends. Most of the lush vegetation, full of berries and seeds, has withered away. In addition, most insects are either dead or dormant and the heavy snows will soon bury most natural sources of wild bird food.
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  • Healthy Dental Practices for Pets

    March 1, 2013
    February has been declared Pet Dental Month --and for good reason. The most common disease seen by veterinarians is dental disease. In fact, 75-85% of pets over the age of 2 have dental disease of some form.
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  • Pay close attention to winter nutrition for your cattle

    February 8, 2013
    Taking shortcuts on your cattle nutrition during the winter months could be risk next year’s calf crop, this year’s weaning weights and the long-term viability of your herd.
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  • Formulating Horse Feeds

    February 8, 2013
    When choosing a horse feed, looking at the guaranteed analysis can help you determine if the nutrition content of that feed is appropriate for the age and activity level of your horse. You would think that two products both contain 14% protein, 6% fat, etc. would be pretty much the same feed.
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