Recent Blog Posts

  • The Best and Safest Ways to Feed a Horse

    May 1, 2014
    Understanding the basic dietary needs of your equine friend is an essential part of ownership. Horses are foragers, meaning they graze. Meeting this natural characteristic is imperative. • Hay: Hay is commonly the preferred source of forage.
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  • Grooming Tips for Your Horse

    April 1, 2014
    A well groomed horse not only looks good, but also enjoys the attention he receives while being groomed. • Untangling a Matted Tail: Wash the tail thoroughly with soap and water. Liquid soap will work best. After rinsing, apply an equine hair conditioner.
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  • Tips for Keeping your Goats Healthy during Winter

    March 1, 2014
    Winter is just around the corner. Taking a few simple steps this month to prepare can save you from having to improvise when the thermometer dips in coming weeks. • Shelter.
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  • Quick Tips to Help Reach BCS Goals

    March 1, 2014
    Body condition scores (BCS) are an excellent means of monitoring the effectiveness of your beef-cow-nutrition program. Here are 10 management tips to help ensure your cows are at a target BCS of 6.0 by calving: Late summer - Evaluate your cows while still on grass.
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  • Purina Start & Grow and Layena Poultry Feed Testimonial

    February 1, 2014
    The Filipoff family keeps a flock of about 50 chickens and are, in a way, living a dream come true. Steve Filipoff grew up in Los Angeles, CA and as a boy raised chickens in this unlikely place, in a very tiny yard. He knew then that he wanted to raise and enjoy chickens later in life.
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  • Tips for Creating a Living Space for your Baby Chicks

    February 1, 2014
    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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  • Exclusive Chicken and Rice Dog Food Testimonial

    January 1, 2014
    She used to drive over two hours once a month to get Exclusive® dog food for her three dogs. That was eight years ago when Jami Swords lived in Meeker, Colorado. A local feed dealer had recommended all-natural Exclusive® dog food, even though he didn’t carry it.
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  • 10 Step Winter Cattle Feeding Program

    January 1, 2014
    Now is the time to plan your beef herd winter feeding program. Fine-tuning winter feeding management helps optimize performance, but it is also essential for good animal husbandry, according to livestock nutrition and animal health experts with North Carolina State University (NCSU).
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  • Why It’s Important to Have Supplements Always Available for Your Cattle

    December 1, 2013
    Having nutritional supplements always available for your cattle to utilize during critical times can pay dividends.
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  • How to Adjust Horses to the Changing Seasons

    December 1, 2013
    Changing seasons can bring about potential problems for horses and their owners. Pasture quality changes with every season, but the changes from summer to fall are especially significant. During the fall, there are often warm sunny days and cool nights.
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