Recent Blog Posts

  • Pay close attention to winter nutrition for your cattle

    January 1, 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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  • What You Should Know For Getting Your Horse Shod for Fall/Winter

    December 1, 2012
    It is generally accepted that finding the right horseshoe is extremely important for riding in temperate climates in the winter. Riding outdoors in the winter demands a special type of shoe that prevents your horse from serious injury.
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  • Daily Exercise for You and Your Dog

    November 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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  • Keep Your Pets Safe While Trick-Or-Treating this Halloween

    October 10, 2012
    Halloween can be an un-intentionally scary time for pets. In fact, veterinarians see many pet injuries that can be avoided this time of year.
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  • How to Preserve Nutrients in Hay

    October 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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  • Keeping your Hens Healthy and Laying This Fall

    September 1, 2012
    Autumn is upon us and it's time to say hello to fresh air and goodbye to stifling hot temperatures. Of course, if you’re raising chickens for eggs, you will need to take a few steps to ensure your hens stay in production during the fall and winter months.
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  • Purina Mills Layena SunFresh Recipe Testimonial

    September 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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  • How to Prepare Your Horse for Trail Riding

    August 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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  • The Importance of Feed over Forage in Horse Diets

    August 1, 2012
    Horses evolved over millions of years as grazers, roaming around selecting the best forages they could find. While they did eat seeds growing on those plants, they did not take in large quantities of seeds or grain at a single meal. So, why do we feed horses grain at all?
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  • Feedlot Management Tips for Challenging Economic Times

    July 1, 2012
    During times of high input costs and uncertain markets, it is particularly important to frequently monitor production as you feed your cattle and to keep good records.
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