Recent Blog Posts

  • How to Find the Perfect Pair of Cowboy Boots

    January 1, 2013
    Traditionally, cowboy boots provided functional protection against the rough lifestyle of horseback riding and cattle herding.
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  • Creep Feeding Your Calves

    January 1, 2013
    Whether you're looking to feed your calves something specific or the bigger cattle are keeping all of the feed to themselves, a creep feeder may be a good solution to consider. A creep feeder’s basic function is to let the calves in and keep the adults out.
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  • What to Do If Your Horse Gets the Flu

    November 1, 2012
    Just as humans, horses can catch the flu, too! Known as equine influenza, symptoms should be treated accordingly. • Causes: The flu is caused by a virus and can be spread through airborne particles, feeding troughs, hands or other items that may carry the virus.
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  • Adjusting Your Cattle to the Changing Seasons

    November 1, 2012
    Acclimating yourself to the frigid winter months is certainly a difficult task following the warmth of summer and fall. Furnace maintenance, firewood stacking, and digging out your long johns all become obligatory chores at this time of year.
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  • 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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