Recent Blog Posts

  • Could bones really be bad for your dog?

    November 15, 2015
    A dog and his bone: an image that we've all come to accept as a perfectly safe and normal pastime for our canine friends. The conventional wisdom has always been that all bones, with the exception of those from chicken and other types of poultry, are safe for dogs to enjoy.
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  • Quick Tips to Help Reach BCS Goals

    November 1, 2015
    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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  • Why It’s Important to Have Supplements Always Available for Your Cattle

    October 15, 2015
    Having nutritional supplements always available for your cattle to utilize during critical times can pay dividends.
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  • How to Pick the Best Spots for Your Trail Cams

    October 1, 2015
    Trail cams are ideal for monitoring trails and feeding areas, capturing videos or photos of visiting wildlife and planning hunts or wildlife watching, but if your cameras are in the wrong spot, you will get inadequate views with poor quality or even no views at all.
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  • Nutrition Tips during Preconditioning Programs for Cows

    September 15, 2015
    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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  • Year 'Round Supplementation Improves Pasture Utilization

    September 1, 2015
    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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  • Adjusting Your Cattle to the Changing Seasons

    August 17, 2015
    Acclimating yourself to the frigid winter months is certainly a difficult task following the warmth of summer and fall. Furnace maintenance, firewood stacking, and digging out your long johns all become obligatory chores at this time of year.
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  • Plants that are Poisonous to Horses

    August 1, 2015
    There are literally hundreds of plants that are either outright, or potentially, toxic to horses. There are several factors that contribute to toxicity. First, the plant must contain a substance that is toxic to that particular species of animal (susceptibility).
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  • Attacking Crabgrass and Maintaining a Crabgrass-Free Yard This Year

    July 15, 2015
    Crabgrass can be the bane of any beautiful lawn as it spreads insidiously through the yard, but with diligent care, it is possible to tame and eliminate this problem. What Is Crabgrass?
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  • Creep feeding your calves

    July 1, 2015
    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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