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Hand Mix or Formula Feed?

2010-09-28T08:15:18-07:00January 11th, 2010|Categories: Articles, News & Updates|Tags: , , , , |

David Salmon, Ph.D. and Mark Griffin, Ph.D.

Traditionally, zoos and hobbyists have fed their reptiles hand made mixes of various items such as greens, vegetables, crickets, and mealworms. The bad news is that it is impractical, if not impossible, to make a […]

Know Your Horse’s Critical Temperature

2010-09-28T08:15:24-07:00January 5th, 2010|Categories: Articles, News & Updates|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Winterize Your HorseCritical temperature is the temperature below which the animal must produce additional heat to maintain normal body temperature. Mature horses in good condition have a critical temperature around 30 degrees Fahrenheit during early winter. Horses will require […]

Plan Now for Winter Feeding Program

2010-09-28T08:15:31-07:00December 19th, 2009|Categories: Articles, News & Updates|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

cropped-dreamstime_41537191.jpgNow is the time to plan your beef herd winter feeding program.  Fine-tuning winter feeding management helps optimize performance, but it is also essential for good animal husbandry, according to livestock nutrition and animal health experts with north Carolina State university (nCSu).

10-Point […]

Take Precautions to Preserve Nutrients In Hay

2010-09-28T08:15:43-07:00December 19th, 2009|Categories: Articles, News & Updates|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Proper storage of hay between harvest and feeding is critical for preserving nutrients in the hay and assuring that you have high quality hay to feed your cattle when they need it most during the winter months.  The nutrient requirements of cattle are more likely to be met with quality […]

Holiday Hours

2009-12-10T20:29:18-07:00December 10th, 2009|Categories: Events, News & Updates|Tags: |

ChristmasEagle Hardware Farm & Ranch Holiday Hours:

Thursday, December 24, 2009 – 8:00 am – 12:00 pm (closing early)
Friday, December 25, 2009 – Closed
Thursday, December 31, 2009 – 8:00 am – 12:00 pm (closing early)

Webinar: Winterize Your Horse

2009-10-23T12:15:30-07:00October 23rd, 2009|Categories: Events, News & Updates|

Winterize Your HorseWinter is around the corner and can bring with it certain challenges for horses and horse owners.  We’ll talk about some things horse owners should know and ways to better prepare your horse for the potentially harsh winter […]

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