Recent Blog Posts

  • Quick Tips to Help Reach BCS Goals

    July 1, 2012
    Body condition scores (BCS) are an excellent means of monitoring the effectiveness of your beef-cow-nutrition program. Here are 10 management tips to help ensure your cows are at a target BCS of 6.0 by calving: Late summer - Evaluate your cows while still on grass.
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  • Show Season: Tips for Preparing Your Animals

    June 1, 2012
    Livestock shows are a great chance to show off your hard work, but to accurately represent your skill you will need to be very well prepared.
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  • Riding into the Sunset: Ways to Keep Your Senior Horse Active

    May 1, 2012
    As your horse reaches his or her late teens, they may lose some of the sprightliness it showed in its earlier years. The key to keeping your senior horse active is just that: focus on keeping up with consistent exercise, though you may need to reduce the pace and challenge of daily workouts.
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  • Detecting Allergies in Dogs

    May 1, 2012
    Man’s best friend can suffer from allergies in the same way many humans are affected by them. In fact, a wide variety of things may cause allergic reactions in dogs, and it may be difficult to pin down the exact cause in your dog.
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  • Nutrition Tips for Your Senior Horse

    April 1, 2012
    Just like humans, horses will begin to show signs of deterioration as they reach their senior years. We typically define a “senior” horse as one about fifteen to eighteen years old, although you may notice these changes well outside of this age bracket.
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  • Five Ways To Stop A Dog From Digging Holes

    April 1, 2012
    The iconic image many people think of when they think of dogs digging holes is the dog proudly putting a bone in it and covering it back up. In reality, this can leave you with a lot of holes in the ground.
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  • Daily Exercise for You and Your Dog

    March 1, 2012
    One of the best things you can do for your dog’s health is to make sure he’s getting exercise. This will not only improve his physical health, but also his disposition. Daily exercise time is prime bonding time for the two of you.
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  • Nutritional Products for Overweight Dogs

    March 1, 2012
    If your dog is indeed overweight, this may be a good time to switch to a food that’s lower in fat. Exclusive® Reduced Fat contains a mere 9 to 11 percent fat. At the same time, it contains a generous 26 percent protein, which can help your dog maintain muscle as he loses fat.
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  • Beware of Quick Fixes When Fighting High Feed Costs

    February 1, 2012
    While feed costs may present 50 to 70 percent of your beef cattle production expenses, cost isn’t all you need to consider in these times of volatile feed prices. In an effort to reduce feed costs, a “quick fix” could negatively affect the performance and health of your herd.
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