Recent Blog Posts

  • Hay is for Horses

    September 1, 2013
    One major impact weather extremes may have on horse owners is availability and/or quality of hay and pasture. Since the bulk of a horse’s diet is hay or pasture, any change in the nutritional content of the forage affects the nutritional status of the horse.
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  • Summer Tips for Raising Healthy Goats

    August 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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  • Stimulating Your Horse's Thirst

    August 1, 2013
    More often than not, horses will go a significant amount of time without drinking water. Many horse people are familiar with the old saying that ‘You can lead a horse to water, but you can not make it drink.
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  • Hot Weather Tips for Raising Poultry

    July 1, 2013
    They say raising poultry is all about feed, water, heat and light. But in the summer, beating the heat is a top priority. Severe heat stress can affect egg quality, size and hatchability. It can also increase the rate of mortality.
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  • Treating Rabbits For Fleas

    July 1, 2013
    Rabbits, just like dogs or cats, can get fleas. However, if given some of the same treatment as a dog or cat might receive, it could be fatal.
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  • Three Ideas For Choosing The Best Bird Feeder Location

    July 1, 2013
    If you’re planning on putting up a brand new bird feeder here’s just a few ideas for the best location you can put it and what to expect. -When putting up a brand new birdfeeder the first rule is to put it in a place where your flying friends can see and identify it.
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  • How to Find the Perfect Pair of Cowboy Boots

    June 1, 2013
    Traditionally, cowboy boots provided functional protection against the rough lifestyle of horseback riding and cattle herding.
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  • Choosing The Right Dog Food

    June 1, 2013
    Whether you've acquired a new dog or whether you've decided you want to change your current dog’s food, you should do some research. Different dog foods have different ingredients that are essential for the health of different aged and sized dogs.
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  • Keeping Your Pets Cool in Hot Weather

    May 1, 2013
    Summer weather is one of the best times to get outside and be active with your furry friend. However, you should keep in mind that your pet reacts differently to heat than you do.
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  • Western Wear for the Summer

    May 1, 2013
    Think summer is too hot to wear western fashion? Make a western look fit any season with a few simple additions to your wardrobe.
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