Valley Ag Farm http://valleyagfarmandgarden.comCompany blogs, tips and how-toshttp://assets.newmediaretailer.com/http://assets.cdn.newmediaretailer.com/207000/207521/thumb_valley-agz.jpgValley Ag Farm http://valleyagfarmandgarden.comen-USCopyright 2017, Valley Ag Farm Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:23:20 -0500Fri, 17 Nov 2017 23:23:20 -0500http://www.newmediaretailer.comWinter Horse Care Checklistblog_366721510740000http://valleyagfarmandgarden.com/blog/article/36672/winter-horse-care-checklistHorses are resilient and can survive many adverse conditions, but taking proper care of your horse in winter is essential to keep them healthy, safe and comfortable even in the worst weather.BlogsWed, 15 Nov 2017 05:00:00 -0500Winterizing Your Flockblog_525381509526800http://valleyagfarmandgarden.com/blog/article/52538/winterizing-your-flockChickens need 14 to 16 hours of "daylight. " One of the best ways to keep up egg production is to continue providing supplemental lighting to extend the "daylight" hours until the sun can take over full time. A single 60 to 100 watt bulb set on a timer will suffice.BlogsWed, 01 Nov 2017 05:00:00 -0400How to Adjust Horses to the Changing Seasonsblog_520281508058000http://valleyagfarmandgarden.com/blog/article/52028/how-to-adjust-horses-to-the-changing-seasonsChanging seasons can bring about potential problems for horses and their owners. Pasture quality changes with every season, but the changes from summer to fall are especially significant. During the fall, there are often warm sunny days and cool nights.BlogsSun, 15 Oct 2017 05:00:00 -0400Keeping your Hens Healthy and Laying This Fallblog_520271506848400http://valleyagfarmandgarden.com/blog/article/52027/keeping-your-hens-healthy-and-laying-this-fallAutumn 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.BlogsSun, 01 Oct 2017 05:00:00 -0400Summer Exercise Ideas to Enjoy With Your petblog_514951504238400http://valleyagfarmandgarden.com/blog/article/51495/summer-exercise-ideas-to-enjoy-with-your-petSome form of exercise should be a part of every person's daily routine. With the warm weather still holding strong, there's no better time to be outside, breaking a sweat, and soaking up some sun.BlogsFri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400Giving Your Chickens a Dust Bathblog_514881504238400http://valleyagfarmandgarden.com/blog/article/51488/giving-your-chickens-a-dust-bathA dust bath is more than a fun game or occasional entertainment for your chickens - it is an essential part of grooming to keep the birds' skin and feathers in peak condition and free of mites, fleas, lice and other parasites.BlogsFri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 -0400Grooming Tips: How to Shed Out Your Horse's Winter Coatblog_471781502769600http://valleyagfarmandgarden.com/blog/article/47178/grooming-tips-how-to-shed-out-your-horses-winter-coatYour horse's winter coat provides essential protection from frigid temperatures, biting winds and snow and ice. When the temperatures rise, breezes turn balmy and the rains warm up with spring, however, that same coat can be uncomfortable and unsightly as it begins to shed.BlogsTue, 15 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Tips on Bottle Feeding Calves, Lambs and Goatsblog_471721501560000http://valleyagfarmandgarden.com/blog/article/47172/tips-on-bottle-feeding-calves-lambs-and-goatsNo matter what type of livestock you raise, bottle feeding hungry youngsters is occasionally necessary. It doesn't have to be a hassle, however, and there are many ways to make bottle feeding calves, lambs and goats easy and enjoyable for both you and the animals. Why Bottle Feed?BlogsTue, 01 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0400Stimulating Your Horse's Thirstblog_497091500109200http://valleyagfarmandgarden.com/blog/article/49709/stimulating-your-horses-thirstMore often than not, horses will go a significant amount of time without drinking water. Many horse people are familiar with the old saying that 'You can lead a horse to water, but you can not make it drink.BlogsSat, 15 Jul 2017 05:00:00 -0400Pecking Order in Chicksblog_497081498906800http://valleyagfarmandgarden.com/blog/article/49708/pecking-order-in-chicksEvery commercial poultry farmer, hobby farmer or urban backyard farmer who keep a few chickens is aware that a pecking order exists in every flock, but how can young chicks fit into that hierarchy?BlogsSat, 01 Jul 2017 07:00:00 -0400