Recent Blog Posts

  • Raising Baby Chicks Can Be Easy, Even For The Inexperienced

    February 1, 2016
    Many people are opting to raise their own chicks these days. It’s a rewarding experience that can leave you with the freshest eggs on the block. If you’re new to the baby chicks game, then this article for you. Raising chicks doesn’t have to be hard.
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  • Good Nutrition Vital for Efficient Cattle Reproduction

    January 15, 2016
    Good nutrition is critical for efficient reproduction in cow-calf enterprises. Most reproductive failures in beef cows, for example, can be attributed to improper nutrition resulting in thin body condition.
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  • How Different Bird Feeders Attract Different Birds

    January 1, 2016
    Different birds have different feeding styles and preferences. Knowing the specific types of birds you wish to attract will assist in getting the right kinds of feeders to attract the desired types. To attract the greatest variety, it’s best to provide several different feeder types.
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  • How Birds Migrate

    December 15, 2015
    When birds migrate, many of us think of a flock of geese flying South in a V-shaped formation. However, birds migrate for many different reasons in many different ways.
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  • Attracting Wild Turkeys

    December 1, 2015
    Wild turkeys are amazing birds and they can be fun to have in the backyard, but only if you're properly prepared for their visits. These birds can be challenging guests, and they're not welcome in every birder's backyard. Do You Have a Chance to Attract Wild Turkeys?
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  • 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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