Recent Blog Posts

  • Beware of Quick Fixes When Fighting High Feed Costs

    September 1, 2012
    While feed costs may present 50 to 70 percent of your beef cattle production expenses, cost isn’t all you need to consider in these times of volatile feed prices. In an effort to reduce feed costs, a “quick fix” could negatively affect the performance and health of your herd.
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  • Purina Mills Goat Chow Testimonial

    August 1, 2012
    In September 2007, Valerie Bryan returned from an out-of-town trip to learn, much to her surprise, that she had become a goat owner!
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  • Storing hay effectively

    August 1, 2012
    Making sure that the shed that you store your hay in is in good condition is important. First of all, if it’s not in good working order hay can be wasted (which means your money, too) and secondly it can seriously harm your animals. Here are a few ideas from Equisearch.
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  • Western Wear for the Summer

    July 1, 2012
    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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  • The Products that Make Your Blue Ribbon Possible

    July 1, 2012
    With the number of tools there are for grooming, clipping, feeding, trimming, cooling, and conditioning show animals, it is very easy to get confused about what you really need around to do your best during show season.
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  • Tips for Controlling Flies in Feed Lots and Pastures

    June 1, 2012
    Warmer weather almost always guarantees an increase in the number of flies that can adversely affect cattle performance and health.
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  • Show Season: Tips for Preparing Your Animals

    June 1, 2012
    Livestock shows are a great chance to show off your hard work, but to accurately represent your skill you will need to be very well prepared.
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  • Three Reasons Why Your New Horse May Be Bucking

    May 1, 2012
    So you just brought your new horse home. The person you bought the horse from didn’t seem to have any issues when riding him, but when you brought him home, he started to buck. What changed since you brought him home to your stables? Katherine Blocksdorf of About.
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  • 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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  • Choosing The Right Type Of Dog For Your Home

    April 1, 2012
    So you’ve made the decision to bring a four footed friend into your home. Before you choose which breed, it is important to know that certain breeds have different needs and personalities. Do you have a yard and house with adequate space that a large, active dog will require?
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