Recent Blog Posts

  • Dropping Boards – De-Poop Your Coop!

    May 1, 2015
    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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  • Benefits of Having a Rooster In Your Flock

    May 1, 2015
    Roosters can add many advantages to your home and to your flock. Some may see it as a bad idea, but there are many key benefits to having a rooster in your flock. Among these benefits include fertilization, behavior, defense and beauty.
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  • Essentials for Backyard Birding

    April 1, 2015
    Getting started as a backyard birder is easy, inexpensive and enjoyable. Birders need to meet birds' needs in their backyard as well as their own birding needs to enjoy every feathered friend that flits through their yard.
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  • Chicken Coop Makeover

    April 1, 2015
    Chicken coops used to be a simple homemade structures built out of chicken wire and some wood with a sturdy roof. Today, chicken coops have become so elaborate that the size and complexity of them can rival that of a modern human home.
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  • How to Keep Your Cattle and Pasture Healthy and Productive

    April 1, 2015
    Even though pastures look green and lush in spring and early summer, grass production alone might not be able to meet all your cattle’s nutritional needs.
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  • Starting Your Flock

    March 1, 2015
    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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  • Helping Baby Chicks Thrive

    March 1, 2015
    Many people associate spring with fuzzy baby chicks, but modern hatchery practices make chicks available year-round. Once you know which breed is right for you, select a reputable hatchery or dealer from which to purchase your chicks.
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  • How to Apply Polo Wraps

    February 1, 2015
    Polo wraps can be a great way to protect your horse's legs and ankles, but they must be applied correctly to be effective.
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  • Winter Cattle Care

    February 1, 2015
    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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  • Protecting Your Livestock from the Harsh Winter

    January 1, 2015
    Winter is a dangerous season for livestock and can be devastating to farmers, whether you have just a few hobby animals or a large commercial operation. Fortunately, there are many ways to keep livestock safe and healthy even through the worst winter conditions.
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