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.
    read more
  • Dog Tricks: Four steps for teaching your dog to fetch

    January 1, 2015
    Armed with just a few tennis balls, you can train your dog to fetch - an activity that’s fun for a day in the park or in your backyard. Here are some steps to teach your dog:1) Get your dog interestedGet your dog interested in the ball by teasing him a little bit with it.
    read more
  • Clipping your dog’s nails

    December 1, 2014
    Clipping your dog’s nails is an important part of being a pet owner. If you let them grow too long, one could get caught and be ripped out. If you cut your dog’s nails too short you can make him bleed and leave him in pain.
    read more
  • Purina Accuration® Feed Nutrition Program Testimonial

    December 1, 2014
    W4 Ranch: Good Nutrition is Key to Producing High Quality Cattle A primary goal of W4 Ranch, Morgan, Texas, is to produce great high quality Hereford cattle. “Our basic goal is to be the top Herford breeder in the State of Texas,” says W4 general manager Jay Wright.
    read more
  • 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.
    read more
  • 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.
    read more
  • 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.
    read more
  • 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.
    read more
  • 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.
    read more
  • 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.
    read more