Recent Blog Posts

  • Keeping Deer Healthy in the Hot Summer Months

    July 1, 2013
    For the most part, deer adapt well to a wide range of temperatures and climates.
    read more
  • Symptoms and Prevention of Heat Stress in Poultry

    June 1, 2013
    Heat stress can greatly change your poultry’s health. Here are some tips on how to prevent heat stress during the summer. Digestion generates body heat, so feed poultry during the coolest times of the day. Severe heat stress can affect egg quality, egg size and hatchability.
    read more
  • How to Keep your Rabbit Healthy and Happy During the Summer

    June 1, 2013
    Although we humans typically look forward to the summer months, rabbits don’t tolerate heat well. They thrive in temperatures between 60º and 70º. So observe your rabbit daily to gauge how he’s coping with the summer heat.
    read more
  • Spring Pet Care Tips

    May 1, 2013
    The seasons are changing quickly this year, which may leave us unprepared to contend with all the things that come with warm weather, especially if you're a pet owner. There are a few things you should keep in mind when caring for your pet this spring and into the summer months.
    read more
  • How to Keep Your Cattle and Pasture Healthy and Productive

    May 1, 2013
    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.
    read more
  • Keeping Wild Birds Healthy

    April 1, 2013
    Bird enthusiasts enjoy watching birds eat and bathe in their backyards. Here are some important tips to help maintain healthy wild birds:• Keep feeders free from debris, droppings and old seed that has gotten wet and possibly moldy. Moldy seed can spread sickness and disease.
    read more
  • Identifying Horse Colic And What To Do About It

    April 1, 2013
    Often times the thing most people associate with horses is racing. Whether it's at the Kentucky Derby or Saratoga Springs, horses prove time and again to be powerful animals. But along with their strength is a sickness that can be a major weakness. According to ultimatehorsesite.
    read more
  • Causes and Prevention of Coccidiosis in your Flock

    March 1, 2013
    One of the challenges you face as a bird owner is the threat of a common, and potentially devastating, disease called coccidiosis. But once you understand what causes it and how it spreads, you can feel more confident about your ability to limit its impact on your flock.
    read more
  • Take Precautions When Introducing Newly Purchased Seed Stock

    March 1, 2013
    To help prevent the introduction of contagious diseases into your herd, bovine veterinary experts recommend that newly arriving cattle, such as seed stock, should be isolated for a minimum of 30 days.
    read more
  • Tips for Creating a Living Space for your Baby Chicks

    February 1, 2013
    Newly hatched chicks, ducklings, goslings and turkey poults require that their very basic needs for shelter, warmth, food and water be met in order to survive. Good care and management with a bit of TLC will go a long way in providing a healthy start for your young flock.
    read more