Recent Blog Posts

  • Cooling Down Your Horse When It’s Hot Outside

    July 1, 2012
    When there’s hot weather outside, it’s essential that you keep your horses cool. Here are some tips on keeping their temperature regulated even when the weather is hot: Water The most obvious thing to keep an eye out for is also one of the most important.
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  • Show Season: Tips for Preparing Your Animals

    June 1, 2012
    Livestock shows are a great chance to show off your hard work, but to accurately represent your skill you will need to be very well prepared.
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  • Quick Tips to Help Reach BCS Goals

    June 1, 2012
    Body condition scores (BCS) are an excellent means of monitoring the effectiveness of your beef-cow-nutrition program. Here are 10 management tips to help ensure your cows are at a target BCS of 6.0 by calving: Late summer - Evaluate your cows while still on grass.
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  • Finding Ideas To Make A Great Pond

    May 1, 2012
    Sometimes finding the perfect idea for the pond you want is not the easiest thing to do. This blog is meant to give you some good ideas on where to look:Books and MagazinesYou may have already thought of this option but it is probably the most accessible one.
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  • Knowing When You Can Plant in the Spring

    April 1, 2012
    Quite often, your soil can be either too hard or wet in the spring to even consider trying to plant. Eventually you’ll be able to plant something, but when?
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  • Feeding your Pet Rabbit

    April 1, 2012
    When you’re feeding your pet rabbit you may be inclined just to use pellets. A diet high in pellets can lead to health problems so you will need to substitute other things in as well. Here are some other foods that should be included according to Lianne McLeod, DVM of About.
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  • How to Prevent and Minimize Problems When Introducing Horses to Spring Pastures

    March 1, 2012
    For some horses, the advent of spring means that the source of forage changes from hay to fresh grass. If this is the case, the horse owner should take care to minimize the risk of laminitis as horses are exposed to fresh pastures. Why can fresh grass cause laminitis in horses?
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  • Tips for Making it a Better Winter for Wildlife

    February 1, 2012
    Winter is just around the corner, and that means deer, elk, game birds, squirrels, chipmunks and wild birds are shifting into survival mode. Because it’s a time of particular stress for wildlife, it also happens to be a time when your actions can have a tremendous impact.
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  • Daily Exercise for You and Your Dog

    February 1, 2012
    One of the best things you can do for your dog’s health is to make sure he’s getting exercise. This will not only improve his physical health, but also his disposition. Daily exercise time is prime bonding time for the two of you.
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