Recent Blog Posts

  • Keep Your Flock Happy and Healthy

    June 1, 2015
    Whether you have just a few chickens or a large, widely varied flock, a happy, healthy flock will be better socialized and will be more productive layers. Fortunately, happy and healthy go together and it is easy to keep chickens in superb condition with just a few easy steps.
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  • Training With Puppy Pee Pads

    May 15, 2015
    Pee pads can be a great way to housebreak your puppy, but it does take patience to train a dog to use them properly. Being consistent with your pet and positively reinforcing your expectations for their behavior can help you use pads to successfully housebreak your dog indoors. Are Pee Pads Best?
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  • Recycling Down on the Farm

    May 1, 2015
    Everyone knows the value of recycling, but the more creative the recycling down on the farm, the more farmers can save both money and materials by meeting their equipment needs in unique and sustainable ways. Compost Composting is the easiest and most familiar type of farm recycling.
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  • Is Your Tack Safe? Here's How to Check

    April 15, 2015
    The proper tack is essential for safe, comfortable riding for both you and your horse, but how can you check your tack for safety? No matter whether you use English or western gear, these simple steps can keep you, your horse and your tack safe.
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  • Tips for Taking Care of Your Dog's Paws

    April 1, 2015
    It's no surprise that your dog's paws take a beating every day – not only are they subject to different types of turf when the dog walks, runs or plays, but a dog also uses its paws for digging and itching.
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  • Dealing With Boredom in Horses

    March 1, 2015
    Horses are intelligent, curious animals that bore easily when they must be kept in stalls or small enclosures for long periods. While occasional boredom is normal, extensive boredom can lead to health and behavioral problems, but there are many things owners can do to keep their horses entertained.
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  • How to Choose the Right Food for Your Dog

    March 1, 2015
    Good food is the key to good health and a long life for your dog, but there are dozens of dog foods to choose from.
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  • Tips for Raising Pigs in Your Backyard

    February 1, 2015
    Pigs aren't always the first animal people think of when they consider backyard livestock, but raising backyard pigs can be an easy way to create an inexpensive source of pork and bacon.
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  • Difference Between Store Bought Eggs and Fresh Farm Eggs

    February 1, 2015
    If you had pulled me aside when I was younger and asked if I knew the difference between store bought and fresh farm eggs, my response would most likely be, ‘eggs are eggs. ’ Basically, I didn’t think there was a difference and all eggs were just delicious.
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  • Recycling your Christmas Tree

    January 1, 2015
    When Christmas is over, and its time start New Years resolutions there’s always that task of taking down the tree. The funny thing is that everyone wants to set it up, but no one wants to clean up and remove it.
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