Recent Blog Posts

  • How to Develop a Garden Plan for the New Year

    January 15, 2017
    When the ground is frozen and covered with snow it may be impossible to work in your garden, but you can still enjoy gardening by working out a plan for what your garden will look like in the new year.
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  • Everything You Need to Know About Horse Blankets

    January 1, 2017
    There are many different types and purposes for horse owners to use horse blankets for their horse. You can’t just use any old blanket as many traditional blankets won’t fit or suit the purpose. Horse blankets come in different sizes, colors, and are made out of variety of materials.
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  • Barn Winterization Checklist

    December 15, 2016
    Whether you farm just a few acres, raise any type of livestock or oversee a large commercial agricultural operation, your barn is a critical structure in winter. It shelters your stock from cold, protects your gear from snow and ice and stores supplies for storms.
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  • Natural Ways to Deter Deer

    December 1, 2016
    Deer may be elegant, attractive wildlife, but they can be some of the worst backyard and garden pests as they damage trees, eat gardens and flowerbeds, trample foliage and leave feces throughout the yard. While fences can be effective at keeping deer away, harsh barriers can also be eyesores.
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  • Knowing More About Grain-Free Treats

    November 15, 2016
    Cats and dogs are naturally meat-eaters, and grain-free treats are all the rage to offer your pets. But how appropriate are grains, really, in your pet's diet? What types of treats are suitable and how can you find the best options to meet your pet's nutritional needs?
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  • How to Prepare Your Chickens For Winter

    November 1, 2016
    Chickens are a surprisingly resilient bird where winter is concerned. This is especially true if your poultry belongs to one of the winter-hardy breeds such as Blue Andalusian, Dominique, Brahma, or Plymouth Rocks.
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  • All About Pet Vaccinations

    October 15, 2016
    Vaccinations are essential to protect your pet, but it can be confusing, even overwhelming, to decide which vaccinations are best for your pet and when they should be administered.
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  • Bird Feeding Tips for Fall

    October 1, 2016
    As the last heat wave of summer fades, bird feeders are disappearing from backyards. Most bird lovers assume that as the weather cools and mass migration sweeps in, their beloved winged friends don't need human assistance in finding food; they can forage for it themselves.
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  • Ideas for Decreasing Heat Stress in Horses

    September 15, 2016
    As summer drags on, heat can become a serious problem for many horses. The primary way horses cool themselves is through sweating.
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  • Why It's Important Not to Leave Your Pets in the Car During Hot Summer Months

    August 15, 2016
    It can be deadly to leave a pet in a car during the summer, even if a day seems cool, it's only a few minutes time or the pet seems fine.
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