Recent Blog Posts

  • September Garden Tips

    September 15, 2016
    The days are growing shorter and the temperatures are growing cooler, but even in September, gardening season isn't over. Well-prepared gardeners have a variety of tasks to do in late summer and early fall, and each chore will help keep the garden thriving.
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  • Bird Feeding Tips for Fall

    September 1, 2016
    As the last heat wave of summer fades, bird feeders are disappearing from backyards. Most bird lovers assume that as the weather cools and mass migration sweeps in, their beloved winged friends don't need human assistance in finding food; they can forage for it themselves.
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  • Backyard Threats to Wild Birds

    August 1, 2016
    All backyard birders want to believe that birds are perfectly safe in their yard, but there are many surprising threats that can be a problem even in the most bird-friendly spots. Fortunately, it is easy to spot these threats and take steps to minimize any risks to visiting birds.
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  • Keeping Wild Birds Cool in the Summer

    July 15, 2016
    Although wild birds have many ways to keep themselves cool, as a wild bird enthusiast you can help them avoid becoming overheated. • Provide a Water Source: Provide a bird bath with clean fresh water, and no more than a couple of inches of water in the bath for bathing.
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  • Pond Algae and Water Clarity Issues

    July 1, 2016
    Algae is a natural part of any backyard pond and helps balance the pond's chemical composition and feed the fish, ducks and insects that rely on the pond's ecosystem.
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  • Detecting Heat Stroke In horses

    June 1, 2016
    If you detect the symptoms of heat stroke in your horse, you should call your veterinarian immediately.
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  • Nutritional Products for Overweight Dogs

    May 15, 2016
    If your dog is indeed overweight, this may be a good time to switch to a food that’s lower in fat. Exclusive® Reduced Fat contains a mere 9 to 11 percent fat. At the same time, it contains a generous 26 percent protein, which can help your dog maintain muscle as he loses fat.
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  • Common Causes of Poor Body Condition and Performance

    May 1, 2016
    The first step in determining why your horse is not eating well, losing weight or failing to thrive is to examine his nutritional program. Your Purina Certified Expert Dealer or Sales Specialist can help you with this process.
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  • Tips On Raising Poultry

    April 1, 2016
    Raising chickens on your estate or even in your backyard is a very fulfilling activity that requires dedicated time and practice. No matter how large of an operation you’re running, there are many important tips on raising poultry that every beginner must be aware of.
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  • How to get my Dog to Use the Restroom In the Rain

    March 15, 2016
    Every pooch comes with its own bathroom habits. Some can only go when their owner is watching, while others can only go when they feel like no one is watching. One thing that troubles most dog owners is getting them to use the restroom while it’s raining.
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