Recent Blog Posts

  • Spring Pet Care Tips

    May 1, 2012
    The seasons are changing quickly this year, which may leave us unprepared to contend with all the things that come with warm weather, especially if you're a pet owner. There are a few things you should keep in mind when caring for your pet this spring and into the summer months.
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  • Riding into the Sunset: Ways to Keep Your Senior Horse Active

    May 1, 2012
    As your horse reaches his or her late teens, they may lose some of the sprightliness it showed in its earlier years. The key to keeping your senior horse active is just that: focus on keeping up with consistent exercise, though you may need to reduce the pace and challenge of daily workouts.
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  • How Nutrition Affects Hoof Growth

    April 1, 2012
    Hoof quality is affected by several factors including genetics, environment and nutrition. Some horses inherit weak hooves and that can’t be changed, but proper care and nutrition can help develop and maintain the best hooves genetically possible.
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  • Nutrition Tips for Your Senior Horse

    April 1, 2012
    Just like humans, horses will begin to show signs of deterioration as they reach their senior years. We typically define a “senior” horse as one about fifteen to eighteen years old, although you may notice these changes well outside of this age bracket.
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  • Tips for Creating a Living Space for your Baby Chicks

    March 1, 2012
    Newly hatched chicks, ducklings, goslings and turkey poults require that their very basic needs for shelter, warmth, food and water be met in order to survive. Good care and management with a bit of TLC will go a long way in providing a healthy start for your young flock.
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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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  • Purina Mills Deer & Elk Antler Max Testimonial

    February 1, 2012
    Curtis Green’s protein feeding experiment in Jack County, Texas has not only created a healthier herd of whitetail deer, it has also provided countless hours of precious father-son time.
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  • Year 'Round Supplementation Improves Pasture Utilization

    February 1, 2012
    It’s been a challenge raising registered Angus cattle through the last 13 years of drought on the Bradley 3 Ranch in the Texas Panhandle.
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  • Tips for Creep Feeding Calves

    December 15, 2011
    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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  • Keeping Your Horse‚Äôs Teeth Healthy

    December 15, 2011
    Just as human do, horses require periodic dental care. Generally speaking, cavities are less of an issue for a horse, provided the ingredients of the feed are not super saturated with molasses, unnatural flavorings or sweeteners.
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