Recent Blog Posts

  • Could bones really be bad for your dog?

    November 1, 2014
    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, 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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  • Preparing your horse for winter

    October 1, 2014
    Everyone that has a horse, who also lives in cold winter temperatures, has a guest house where their horse can sit next to a warm fire, read books and smoke out of the finest hand-crafted pipe.
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  • Keeping your Hens Healthy and Laying This Fall

    October 1, 2014
    Autumn is upon us and it's time to say hello to fresh air and goodbye to stifling hot temperatures. Of course, if you’re raising chickens for eggs, you will need to take a few steps to ensure your hens stay in production during the fall and winter months.
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  • Weaning a beef calf

    September 1, 2014
    While dairy calves are typically taken away from their mothers a bit sooner, beef calves are left with their mothers to help them grow. Consequently, it is harder to wean them off of their mother’s milk.
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  • Tips for Feeding your Hunting Dog

    September 1, 2014
    A large part of having a hunting dog that performs well rests with how much energy he has. Much of your hunting dog’s energy, and how long he has it for, involves the diet that you keep him on.
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  • Tips for Creep Feeding Calves

    August 1, 2014
    Most calves are not likely to reach their maximum potential growth without your help and intervention through a practice known as “creep feeding.
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  • Stop your dog from barking

    August 1, 2014
    Dogs bark for many reasons including tendency of the breed (terriers and hounds), trying to express dominance, creating their own territory, isolation and warning you of danger. For the most part those reasons are annoying to you and those around you (except the warning one).
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  • Why should I take my dog to a training class?

    July 1, 2014
    As a member of our family, we expect our dogs to be playful at times and docile at times, but always on their best behavior for guests. It is important to give your furry friend the chance to establish those behavior skills that will be a benefit for a lifetime. Why Training Classes?
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  • How to Keep Your Cattle and Pasture Healthy and Productive

    July 1, 2014
    Even though pastures look green and lush in spring and early summer, grass production alone might not be able to meet all your cattle’s nutritional needs.
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