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Feeding Success in the New Year: Farming and Livestock Care Resolutions

Feeding Success in the New Year: Farming and Livestock Care Resolutions

As we bid farewell to the old and welcome the new, it's the perfect time to reflect on the past and set intentions for a thriving future. For our farming community, New Year's resolutions aren't just about personal goals; they're about nurturing the health and prosperity of our animals and cultivating success in every harvest. In this blog, we'll explore resolutions and strategies to elevate your farm's productivity and your livestock's well-being in the coming year. Revitalize Nutrition Plans: Start the year by reevaluating and optimizing your livestock's nutrition plans. Explore new feeds and supplements that align with the specific...

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Winter Cow Care

Winter Cow Care

Cows can easily adapt to different seasons, but they can still suffer during the harshest winter months, losing condition and becoming less productive. By practicing good winter cow care, however, you can protect your herd from the dangers of the season and ensure they reach spring in top form. 8 Steps to Care for Your Cows in Winter No matter what size herd you have, whether you have a large commercial herd or just a few cows for your family’s use, they still need good care to thrive in winter. That care should start long before winter sets in, and...

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Knowing More About Grain-Free Treats

Knowing More About Grain-Free Treats

Cats and dogs are naturally meat-eaters, and grain-free treats are all the rage to offer your pets. But how appropriate are grains, really, in your pet's diet? What types of treats are suitable and how can you find the best options to meet your pet's nutritional needs? Grain and Your Pets Naturally carnivorous pets such as cats and dogs require diets high in protein and made of mostly meat for strong, healthy muscles and overall nutritional balance. While it is true that carnivores cannot easily digest grains, modern domesticated dogs and cats can usually eat small amounts of grain without...

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The Best and Safest Ways to Feed a Horse

The Best and Safest Ways to Feed a Horse

Understanding the basic dietary needs of your equine friend is an essential part of ownership. Horses are foragers, meaning they graze. Meeting this natural characteristic is imperative.• Hay: Hay is commonly the preferred source of forage. A safe calculation is 1 pound of hay to every 100 pounds of a horse’s body weight. Allowing a horse to have access to hay all day helps promote a healthy digestive process.• Best Practice for Feeding: The amount of feed given on a daily basis should be determined by the horse’s size and work load. A normal leisure walking horse might have a...

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