Recent Blog Posts

  • Five Factors of Hay Quality

    September 1, 2018
    To most individuals passing through rural areas, hay seems simple. Its dry, tough, and it feeds livestock. However there’s more to hay than meets the eye. Hay is one of those grasses where it is particularly hard to see the quality and composition.
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  • Dropping Boards – De-Poop Your Coop!

    April 15, 2016
    Even the healthiest chickens can make a massive mess inside their coop as feces, dirt and feathers accumulate in such a small space.
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  • 10 Best Tips for Starting Seeds Indoors

    April 1, 2016
    Starting seeds indoors can seem intimidating for gardeners who may not have the greenest thumbs, but it's not hard to do with the right preparation and attentive care. Why Start Your Own Seeds?
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  • Starting Your Flock

    March 1, 2016
    It can be exciting to start a new flock of chickens, and the benefits – entertaining pets, unique company, fresh eggs and healthy meat – are equally exciting, but it is important to start the flock carefully so your poultry will be happy in their new home.
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  • Winter May Mean Increased Respiratory Problems for Horses

    February 15, 2016
    Cold temperatures and brisk winter air may be refreshing for a deep breath or brief outdoor walks, but winter leads to many air quality issues that can create severe respiratory problems in horses, particularly in barns.
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  • Raising Baby Chicks Can Be Easy, Even For The Inexperienced

    February 1, 2016
    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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  • Winter Horse Care Checklist

    January 15, 2016
    Horses 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.
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  • January Garden Ideas

    January 1, 2016
    The start of a new year is a great time to start new gardening tasks, and savvy gardeners know there is plenty to keep busy with in January, even if the garden may be buried under ice and snow.
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  • Winter Livestock Management

    November 15, 2015
    The dead of winter is rapidly approaching, and this could mean doom and gloom for your livestock. If proper steps are taken to manage their health, shelter and nutrition, however, your animals can survive the winter with minimal strife.
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  • Make the Most of Your Garden with Home Canning

    August 17, 2015
    The process of canning and preserving foods takes place for many reasons. For the gardener in all of us, home canning is a way to take all of the hard work that was done outside, and bring it inside.
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