Recent Blog Posts

  • Feeding Horses in Winter

    October 27, 2014
    The time has come to prepare your equine friends for Winter. Below are some great links Crown Feed & Supply would like to share with you from our friends at Nutrena.
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  • Five Factors of Hay Quality

    October 1, 2014
    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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  • Refeeding the Malnourished Horse

    August 1, 2014
    Starved horses can be a product of owner ignorance or economic hardship. Regardless of the reason, a horse may end up in a debilitated state. The goal for the new caretaker is to help the horse return to good health and appropriate body weight as quickly and safely as possible.
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  • Maintaining Horse Hydration: The Roles of Water and Salt

    July 1, 2014
    Keeping your horse hydrated is a key component in keeping him healthy. There are several ways to ensure that your horse drinks enough and maintains hydration. Read more
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  • Alfalfa versus Timothy Hay for Rabbits

    June 1, 2014
    Currently, there is some confusion and misinformation surrounding the use of alfalfa hay and timothy hay for rabbits and even guinea pigs. Both hay sources are excellent forages to provide to your herbivores, but there are some differences between them nutritionally.
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  • Could Bones Really Be Bad For Your Dog?

    February 1, 2014
    A dog and his bone: an image that we've all come to accept as a perfectly safe and normal pastime for our canine friends. The conventional wisdom has always been that all bones, with the exception of those from chicken and other types of poultry, are safe for dogs to enjoy.
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  • Tips for Keeping your Goats Healthy during Winter

    February 1, 2014
    Winter is just around the corner. Taking a few simple steps this month to prepare can save you from having to improvise when the thermometer dips in coming weeks. • Shelter.
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  • Winter Care for Horses

    January 1, 2014
    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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