Recent Blog Posts

  • Keep Your Horses Free of Parasites

    June 1, 2015
    Inside and out, parasites are bad news for horses. They can carry disease, cause skin irritation, sores and ulcers or lead to anemia, colic, diarrhea, weight loss, lethargy and a range of other problems.
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  • Tips on Identifying Wild Birds

    May 15, 2015
    There are approximately 10,000 bird species in the world – so how can you know which birds you see?
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  • Steps for Washing Your Livestock and Horses

    May 1, 2015
    Whether you want to wash your livestock to make them look their best for a show, be more comfortable, or to avoid contamination that could lead to health problems, the steps for washing your livestock and horses are the same, and easier than you may think.
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  • How Climate Change Effects Horses – And How to Tame It

    April 1, 2015
    The causes of climate change may be hotly debated, but there's no debate that climate change effects animals, sometimes drastically. Understanding how your horses may be effected by climate shifts can help you be better prepared to keep your horses safe and comfortable in new weather conditions.
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  • Dealing With Boredom in Horses

    March 1, 2015
    Horses are intelligent, curious animals that bore easily when they must be kept in stalls or small enclosures for long periods. While occasional boredom is normal, extensive boredom can lead to health and behavioral problems, but there are many things owners can do to keep their horses entertained.
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  • Starting Your Flock

    March 1, 2015
    It can be exciting to start a new flock of chickens, and the benefits – entertaining pets, unique company, fresh eggs and healthy meat – are equally exciting, but it is important to start the flock carefully so your poultry will be happy in their new home.
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  • Difference Between Store Bought Eggs and Fresh Farm Eggs

    February 1, 2015
    If you had pulled me aside when I was younger and asked if I knew the difference between store bought and fresh farm eggs, my response would most likely be, ‘eggs are eggs. ’ Basically, I didn’t think there was a difference and all eggs were just delicious.
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  • Obesity In Your Pets And How To Maintain It

    February 1, 2015
    It’s hard to believe sometimes from a pet owner’s perspective that a recent survey has indicated that over 50 percent of America’s pet population is either overweight or obese.
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  • Recycling your Christmas Tree

    January 1, 2015
    When Christmas is over, and its time start New Years resolutions there’s always that task of taking down the tree. The funny thing is that everyone wants to set it up, but no one wants to clean up and remove it.
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  • Choosing The Right Feed For Your Equine

    January 1, 2015
    Choosing the right feed for your horse can be a difficult task sometimes. When it comes to feeding your horse, there is no one size fits all method.
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  • Installing Rubber Stall Mats

    December 1, 2014
    Having rubber stall mats offers your barn and stables a more efficient way of managing your horse. The firm surface of any rubber stall mat makes it easier to clean up manure, soiled bedding, and can reduce the amount of bedding you currently use saving you time and money.
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  • Holiday Gifts for Pets

    December 1, 2014
    Pets of all shapes, sizes, and species often become treasured members of the family, and what better way to include them in holiday celebrations than with gifts of their own?
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  • Feeding Your Horse Treats

    November 15, 2014
    While feeding your horse treats can be something fun that both of you enjoy, there are a few things to know about it first. Here are some tips on giving your horse treats:The foodBefore you get in a consistent treat-giving mood, figure out what your horse likes to eat first.
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  • Picking The Right Spot For Your Food Plot

    November 1, 2014
    Food plots are essential in the development of bigger and healthier animals. An average adult deer will consume approximately 6 pounds of feed per day. If you do the math over the course of a year, that’s over 2,000 pounds of feed per year per adult deer.
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  • Top 10 Dog Poisons

    October 1, 2014
    Dog poisons are among the most popular reasons why pet owners and veterinarians have dog related emergencies. Too often we forget that our dogs are pets.
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  • Follow These Steps If Your Pet Has an Anxiety Problem

    October 1, 2014
    Most pet owners are convinced that their furry family members have feelings, too. Fans of the animal-free lifestyle often express their skepticism, but proof of animals' emotions is well-documented.
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  • Preparing Your Garden For The Colder Months Ahead

    September 1, 2014
    Autumn is right around the corner and for gardeners, this means winter is not too far behind. As winter begins to get closer and the temperature begins to slowly drop it’s important to take action now to prepare your garden for the colder months that lie ahead.
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  • How To Pick The Right Puppy For your Next Hunting Dog

    September 1, 2014
    Picking the right puppy to be your next hunting dog can be an exciting time. It’s a time to bring in a new member of the family that will in many ways help bring you joy. However, bringing a new puppy into your home to be your next hunting dog is also a huge and long-term commitment.
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  • Nutritional Tips for Heifer Reproduction

    August 1, 2014
    Good nutrition management is a key to reproductive efficiency in heifers.
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  • Tips for Controlling Flies in Feed Lots and Pastures

    August 1, 2014
    Warmer weather almost always guarantees an increase in the number of flies that can adversely affect cattle performance and health.
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  • Tips for Creep Feeding Calves

    July 1, 2014
    Most calves are not likely to reach their maximum potential growth without your help and intervention through a practice known as “creep feeding.
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  • Treatment and Symptoms of Grass Tetany in Cattle

    July 1, 2014
    Pastures of succulent new grass look inviting to cattle in the springtime, but they can pose the threat of grass tetany (also called grass staggers, hypomagnesemia or wheat pasture poisoning).
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  • Maintaining Horse Hydration: The Roles of Water and Salt

    June 1, 2014
    Keeping your horse hydrated is a key component in keeping him healthy. There are several ways to ensure that your horse drinks enough and maintains hydration. Read more
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  • Nutrition Tips during Preconditioning Programs for Cows

    June 1, 2014
    Thinking about developing and implementing a calf preconditioning program? Nutrition is a critical component of any successful preconditioning program, according to Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service livestock specialists.
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