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 […]
Title: HOW Meeting – Horse Owner’s Workshop
Location: Eagle Hardware Farm & Ranch
Description: Mark you calendars now! Our Purina Horse Owner’s Workshop (HOW Meeting) is scheduled for May 4, 2010
Learn about new discoveries being made at the one-of-a-kind Purina equine Research Farm […]
January is a good time to evaluate your gardens and start planning for the Spring. Prepare a sketch of your landscape complete with permanent fixtures including the house, sidewalks, fences, and […]
When record cold, with ice and snow hit, animal owners should be aware and ready to protect their pets and livestock and do the proper things to help them through this unusual cold spell. Following are a number of concerns and […]
January blew in with a blast of cold weather. While the temperatures have warmed up a bit, don’t expect our cold weather to move on quite yet! Here are some tips to keep your pipes intact during a freeze.
1. Indoors, open […]
WHY MAZURI® SHOULD BE THE FOUNDATION OF YOUR REPTILE’S DIET
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 […]
Critical 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 […]
Now 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).