Recent Blog Posts

  • October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    October 1, 2012
    Do you have your ribbon? It’s October again, and Breast Cancer Awareness Month is upon us. All month long, a variety of organizations and companies will show their support by displaying the iconic pink ribbon in their advertising and on a wide range of products.
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  • Minimizing Stress When Weaning Foals

    October 1, 2012
    Weaning a foal naturally induces high stress and can lead to illness, loss of weight, or injury. That means an unhappy foal that is costly of your time, money, and resources.
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  • How to Prepare Your Horse for Trail Riding

    September 1, 2012
    One consideration when getting back into the saddle after winter is the condition of the horse. On that first warm sunny day, it is very tempting to head out to the barn for a nice, long trail ride to enjoy the great weather.
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  • Symptoms and Prevention of Heat Stress in Poultry

    September 1, 2012
    Heat stress can greatly change your poultry’s health. Here are some tips on how to prevent heat stress during the summer. Digestion generates body heat, so feed poultry during the coolest times of the day. Severe heat stress can affect egg quality, egg size and hatchability.
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  • Purina Start & Grow and Layena Poultry Feed Testimonial

    August 1, 2012
    The Filipoff family keeps a flock of about 50 chickens and are, in a way, living a dream come true. Steve Filipoff grew up in Los Angeles, CA and as a boy raised chickens in this unlikely place, in a very tiny yard. He knew then that he wanted to raise and enjoy chickens later in life.
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  • Deer Nutrition Tips for the Summertime

    August 1, 2012
    Although deer adapt pretty well to changes in temperature, there are things you can do to give them a better chance of surviving the summer heat. Here are a few tips: If you raise deer, provide access to shelter and shade to prevent heat stress.
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  • How to Preserve Nutrients in Hay

    July 1, 2012
    Proper storage of hay between harvest and feeding is critical for preserving nutrients and assuring that you'll have high quality hay to feed your cattle during the winter months they need it most.
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  • Purina Mills Layena SunFresh Recipe Testimonial

    July 1, 2012
    If her cousin hadn’t owned a feed store, Patrice Chandler might never have discovered her passion for raising chickens. After moving to Mississippi 18 years ago, Chandler paid a visit to her cousin’s store where some baby chicks had just arrived.
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