Recent Blog Posts

  • Hot Weather Tips for Show Animals

    May 1, 2012
    Summer time can really heat up. Not only with an increase in temperature, but also humidity and wind velocity play a role in ambient conditions that affect show animals. Heat stress can manifest in several ways in animals on feed for show.
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  • Tips for Cooling off your Pets

    May 1, 2012
    A small wading pool can be a great place for a dog to cool off. Keep it in the shade (hot water won’t help) and change the water frequently to discourage mosquito larvae. Just two or three inches of water may be adequate. Make sure your small dog can get in and out easily.
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  • How to Prevent and Minimize Problems When Introducing Horses to Spring Pastures

    April 1, 2012
    For some horses, the advent of spring means that the source of forage changes from hay to fresh grass. If this is the case, the horse owner should take care to minimize the risk of laminitis as horses are exposed to fresh pastures. Why can fresh grass cause laminitis in horses?
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  • Preparing for the Birth of Baby Goats

    April 1, 2012
    Making sure a doe is in good health and good body condition before she gives birth is one of the best ways to ensure healthy kids. Here are a few tips. Good Nutrition Ideally, you should start thinking about nutrition even before you breed your goat.
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