Recent Blog Posts

  • Winter Care Tips for Wild Birds

    January 1, 2015
    Winter time can present a battle for survival for wild birds. Their endless quest for food begins at dawn and continues until dusk. They spend their days searching for enough sustenance to store enough energy to endure cold winter nights.
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  • The Importance of Feed over Forage in Horse Diets

    January 1, 2015
    Horses evolved over millions of years as grazers, roaming around selecting the best forages they could find. While they did eat seeds growing on those plants, they did not take in large quantities of seeds or grain at a single meal. So, why do we feed horses grain at all?
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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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  • Winter Cattle Care

    December 1, 2014
    Anytime you need to prepare something for winter, you always begin in the fall before the weather gets worse. With cattle it is no different.
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  • Troubles Getting Your Dog Walking On a Leash? Here's What To Do!

    November 1, 2014
    Your pooch may be an adorable angel in every other way, but if proper behavior on-leash is not part of his repertoire, pleasant walks in the park and other outings may be out of the question. Walking on-leash is an integral part of your dog's training.
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  • Winter Nutrition for Whitetails

    November 1, 2014
    Winter nutrition is very important for deer and the individuals that hunt them. Even though hunting season is typically during the colder months, during these months deer are in an energy deficit.
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  • Creep Feeding Your Calves

    October 1, 2014
    Whether you're looking to feed your calves something specific or the bigger cattle are keeping all of the feed to themselves, a creep feeder may be a good solution to consider. A creep feeder’s basic function is to let the calves in and keep the adults out.
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  • Purina Mills Deer & Elk Antler Max Testimonial

    September 1, 2014
    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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  • Cooling Down Your Horse When It’s Hot Outside

    July 15, 2014
    When there’s hot weather outside, it’s essential that you keep your horses cool. Here are some tips on keeping their temperature regulated even when the weather is hot: Water The most obvious thing to keep an eye out for is also one of the most important.
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  • The Impact of Forage Quantity and Quality on Beef Nutrition

    July 1, 2014
    Management of beef cattle nutrition ideally should be based on the quantity and quality of forage, as well as animal considerations such as body condition score, physiological status and production goals, according to information from the Texas AgriLife Extension Service (formerly Texas Agricultural Extension Service).
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