Recent Blog Posts

  • Tips On Raising Poultry

    April 15, 2019
    Raising chickens on your estate or even in your backyard is a very fulfilling activity that requires dedicated time and practice. No matter how large of an operation you’re running, there are many important tips on raising poultry that every beginner must be aware of.
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  • Garden Vegetables for Beginners

    April 1, 2019
    Every novice gardener dreams of bountiful harvests and plentiful produce sprouting from their land, but which tasty choices can best handle inexperienced care? Knowing the best garden vegetables for beginners can help every new gardener have great success from their very first harvest.
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  • Spring on the Farm

    March 15, 2019
    Spring is the busiest season of all on the farm, and understanding spring farm tasks is the first step in being ready to tackle each one for a productive and prosperous season. In spring… Snow melts and fields and roads flood.
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  • Cleaning Your Chicks

    March 1, 2019
    Keeping chickens can be a dirty business, and chicks are especially dirty as they are clumsy and uncoordinated.
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  • Winter Cattle Care

    February 15, 2019
    Anytime you need to prepare something for winter, you always begin in the fall before the weather gets worse. With cattle it is no different.
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  • Dental Care Tips for Your Pet

    February 1, 2019
    Healthy teeth and gums are essential for all pets, from chewing and eating to grooming, defense and clean breath. With just a few steps, pet owners can keep their pet's mouth healthy and avoid a range of unpleasant and dangerous health issues that result from poor dental care.
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  • Raising Baby Chicks Can Be Easy, Even For The Inexperienced

    January 16, 2019
    Many people are opting to raise their own chicks these days. It’s a rewarding experience that can leave you with the freshest eggs on the block. If you’re new to the baby chicks game, then this article is for you. Raising chicks doesn’t have to be hard.
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  • Farming Through the Winter Freeze

    January 1, 2019
    Winter is no vacation from farming – there are essential tasks that all farmers need to do throughout the winter to ensure a productive and profitable spring.
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  • Holiday Gift Guide for Pets

    December 16, 2018
    Our pets are members of the family and it is only natural to want to include them on our lists for holiday shopping and gifts. But what gifts are best for your pets?
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  • Winter Nutrition for Whitetails

    December 1, 2018
    Winter nutrition is very important for deer and the individuals that hunt them. Even though hunting season is typically during the colder months, during these months deer are in an energy deficit.
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  • Winter Care for Horses

    November 16, 2018
    Cold weather presents horses with some specific nutritional and management demands. As winter approaches it is a good idea to evaluate your horses housing and feeding programs to insure that they get through the cold weather in good shape. All warm-blooded animals have a critical temperature.
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  • Adjusting Your Cattle to the Changing Seasons

    November 1, 2018
    Acclimating yourself to the frigid winter months is certainly a difficult task following the warmth of summer and fall. Furnace maintenance, firewood stacking, and digging out your long johns all become obligatory chores at this time of year.
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  • Best Practices When Feeding a Bird Suet

    October 15, 2018
    Suet is a rich energy source ideal for many birds, especially during migration when birds need more fuel to complete their journeys or in winter when they convert the calories to essential body heat.
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  • How To Pick The Right Puppy For your Next Hunting Dog

    October 1, 2018
    Picking the right puppy to be your next hunting dog can be an exciting time. It’s a time to bring in a new member of the family that will in many ways help bring you joy. However, bringing a new puppy into your home to be your next hunting dog is also a huge and long-term commitment.
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  • Tack Care Tips

    September 15, 2018
    Good quality tack is an expensive investment, but without proper care that investment can quickly wither away to damage, mold, stains and other problems that are not only unsightly, but can be unsafe for both the horse and rider.
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  • Difference Between Store Bought Eggs and Fresh Farm Eggs

    September 1, 2018
    If you had pulled me aside when I was younger and asked if I knew the difference between store bought and fresh farm eggs, my response would most likely be, ‘eggs are eggs. ’ Basically, I didn’t think there was a difference and all eggs were just delicious.
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  • Get an Early Start on Your Canning

    September 1, 2018
    Canning is a great way to preserve a bountiful harvest, create healthier meals and save money on groceries, but it can also be an arduous workload, particularly if you have a large garden and many different types of produce to can.
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  • Healthy Dental Practices for Pets

    August 15, 2018
    February has been declared Pet Dental Month --and for good reason. The most common disease seen by veterinarians is dental disease. In fact, 75-85% of pets over the age of 2 have dental disease of some form.
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  • Protect Your Horse From Worms and Germs

    August 1, 2018
    While some worms and germs are beneficial to horses for proper digestive health and an overall healthy immune system, and many others are harmless, there are some pests and parasites that can cause serious health problems even leading to disabilities and death.
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  • Keeping Your Pets Cool in Hot Weather

    July 15, 2018
    Summer weather is one of the best times to get outside and be active with your furry friend. However, you should keep in mind that your pet reacts differently to heat than you do.
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  • Summer Exercise Ideas to Enjoy With Your Pet

    July 1, 2018
    Some 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.
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  • How Do I Help My Older Horse From Losing Weight?

    June 1, 2018
    Horses are beautiful creatures that require different levels of maintenance and care over time.
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  • Hot Weather Tips for Raising Poultry

    June 1, 2018
    As temperatures begin to flare above 90 degrees with high humidity, don’t forget about caring for your flock. An important requirement for raising poultry is maintaining a cool environment for them to produce and thrive.
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  • Common Chick Diseases to Look Out For

    May 1, 2018
    A healthy chick will grow strong and be a productive member of your flock, but a sick chick can quickly infect other chicks or introduce diseases to the rest of your poultry.
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  • Spring Lawn Care Tips

    May 1, 2018
    Warmer days means more time outdoors. It also means everything outdoors begins to grow and thrive after being dormant all winter. As a homeowner, one of the most important aspects of your home is the lawn that surrounds it.
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