Recent Blog Posts

  • Layer Gardening – No Need To Dig!

    June 1, 2013
    One of the most arduous tasks of gardening is getting down on your knees and digging through soil that may be littered with obstructions such as rocks. Sometimes that kind of work is just too hard. Well, there is a solution for you. Instead of digging, just make your own soil on top of something.
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  • Summer Tips for Raising Healthy Goats

    June 1, 2013
    Some people think goats can practically feed and care for themselves. But goats need care and attention, especially in summer. Here are some tips: Water is essential for temperature control, waste excretion, electrolyte balance, digestion and more.
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  • Grooming Tips for Your Horse

    May 1, 2013
    A well groomed horse not only looks good, but also enjoys the attention he receives while being groomed. • Untangling a Matted Tail: Wash the tail thoroughly with soap and water. Liquid soap will work best. After rinsing, apply an equine hair conditioner.
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  • Tips For Creating A Drought Resistant Garden

    May 1, 2013
    Sometimes it gets hot – and stays that way for a while – leaving your area with a shortage of water. If you have a garden that requires a lot of watering, constantly keeping an eye on it could be extra stressful to you.
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  • Spring Pet Care Tips

    April 1, 2013
    The seasons are changing quickly this year, which may leave us unprepared to contend with all the things that come with warm weather, especially if you're a pet owner. There are a few things you should keep in mind when caring for your pet this spring and into the summer months.
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  • Basic Shrub Trimming

    April 1, 2013
    If those shrubs in the front of your house seem to be getting a bit too big for you, it might be time for a trim. If when you are trimming you leave giant holes in your bushes, this is the blog for you. -Most people say that you should trim anywhere from late spring to early summer.
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  • The Circular Health Check for Goats

    March 1, 2013
    An important part of properly caring for your goats is being able to distinguish when they’re unhealthy and need some extra care. Many ailments can be caught and then treated by performing a simple visual inspection of your animal with the Circular Health Check about once a week.
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  • Formulating Horse Feeds

    March 1, 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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  • Management Tips for First Calf Heifers

    February 1, 2013
    First-calf heifers are among the most challenged members of the herd. They require special care to successfully make the transition from birthing their first calf to becoming a reproductively efficient cow that produces a healthy calf each year and breeds back early.
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  • Tips for Creating a Living Space for your Baby Chicks

    February 1, 2013
    Newly hatched chicks, ducklings, goslings and turkey poults require that their very basic needs for shelter, warmth, food and water be met in order to survive. Good care and management with a bit of TLC will go a long way in providing a healthy start for your young flock.
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