Recent Blog Posts

  • 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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  • Show Season: Tips for Preparing Your Animals

    June 1, 2014
    Livestock shows are a great chance to show off your hard work, but to accurately represent your skill you will need to be very well prepared.
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  • The Language of Wag: What Your Dog is Really Saying

    May 1, 2014
    The classic telltale sign of the emotional state of man’s best friend is the position and movement of the tail. Wagging infers happiness or excitement, while the well known “tail between the legs” demonstrates fear, shame, or timidity.
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  • Treatment and Symptoms of Grass Tetany in Cattle

    May 1, 2014
    Pastures of succulent new grass look inviting to cattle in the springtime, but they can pose the threat of grass tetany (also called grass staggers, hypomagnesemia or wheat pasture poisoning).
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  • Spring Pet-Care Tips

    April 1, 2014
    The seasons are changing quickly this year, which may leave us unprepared to contend with all the things that come with warm weather, especially if you're a pet owner. There are a few things you should keep in mind when caring for your pet this spring and into the summer months.
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  • Tips for Creating a Living Space for your Baby Chicks

    April 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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  • Friendliest Dog Breeds for a Family Lifestyle

    March 1, 2014
    When choosing a pet, it is very important to consider the compatibility between your home situation and the tendencies of the animal you would like to own.
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  • The Impact of Forage Quantity and Quality on Beef Nutrition

    March 1, 2014
    Management of beef cattle nutrition ideally should be based on the quantity and quality of forage, as well as animal considerations such as body condition score, physiological status and production goals, according to information from the Texas AgriLife Extension Service (formerly Texas Agricultural Extension Service).
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  • Common Causes of Poor Body Condition and Performance

    February 1, 2014
    The first step in determining why your horse is not eating well, losing weight or failing to thrive is to examine his nutritional program. Your Purina Certified Expert Dealer or Sales Specialist can help you with this process.
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