Recent Blog Posts

  • Management Tips for First Calf Heifers

    July 23, 2013
    First-calf heifers are among the most challenged members of the herd. They require special care to successfully make the transition from birthing their first calf to becoming a reproductively efficient cow that produces a healthy calf each year and breeds back early.
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  • Causes and Prevention of Coccidiosis in your Flock

    July 22, 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.
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  • Be Prepared for the Great Outdoors with this Camping Checklist

    July 9, 2013
    With summer quickly approaching, you may find yourself wanting to finally get out of your room or office to explore the outdoors.
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  • Tips for Creating a Living Space for your Baby Chicks

    July 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.
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  • Purina Mills Layena SunFresh Recipe Testimonial

    July 1, 2013
    If her cousin hadn’t owned a feed store, Patrice Chandler might never have discovered her passion for raising chickens. After moving to Mississippi 18 years ago, Chandler paid a visit to her cousin’s store where some baby chicks had just arrived.
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