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Horse Q&A: Feed Concentrate

2012-07-06T21:51:52+00:00July 6th, 2012|Articles|

Am I feeding the right type of concentrate for my horses' lifestage and lifestyle? Horses in different stages of life and with different levels of activity will have different nutrient and caloric requirements. Choosing a feed to fit your horses' lifestage and lifestyle will help to ensure that those requirements are being met.       [...]

Horse Q&A: Sufficient Forage

2012-07-06T21:48:49+00:00July 6th, 2012|Articles|

Is the forage high quality and available in sufficient quantities? It is not uncommon to find that hay and pasture that appear to be of good quality are actually poorly digestible or low in certain nutrients.  By having your hay and pasture grass tested you can assess the nutrient content and digestibility of your forage source.  Additionally, [...]

Horse Q&A: Proper Eating

2012-07-06T21:44:12+00:00July 6th, 2012|Articles|

Is my horse properly taking in, chewing and swallowing both forage and feed? By observing your horse while eating hay, grass and feed, you may find that while he is taking in food he may not be actually chewing and/or swallowing it - this is especially common in older horses with poor dentition that may [...]

Deer Health and Nutrition Tips during Antler Growth Season

2019-03-28T21:48:10+00:00June 7th, 2012|Articles|

So much of what we do in the care and feeding of deer passes relatively unnoticed in the short term. But antler growth season is when “instant gratification” seekers can practically see results occur right before their eyes. Growing at a rate of half an inch per day, antlers are some of the fastest growing [...]

Cattle Corner Tips

2019-03-28T21:41:22+00:00May 29th, 2012|Articles|

  Creep feeding 60 days prior to weaning should be considered for a couple of reasons. During the later stages of nursing milk production is decreasing. At the same time the calves are growing so there is a difference between available nutrients and what is needed to optimize calf growth. In addition, calves that have [...]

Deer Health and Nutrition Tips during Antler Growth Season

2019-03-28T21:48:14+00:00May 10th, 2012|Articles|

So much of what we do in the care and feeding of deer passes relatively unnoticed in the short term. But antler growth season is when “instant gratification” seekers can practically see results occur right before their eyes.   Growing at a rate of half an inch per day, antlers are some of the fastest [...]

Get to Know Purina Rabbit Chow

2012-05-01T14:05:18+00:00May 1st, 2012|Articles|

Purina® Rabbit Chow™ Fibre3® Formula Natural AdvantEdge® is a natural*, corn-free rabbit feed that provides superior nutrition for rabbits of all ages. It helps younger rabbits get a great start and helps older rabbits maintain ideal body weight. Free of all fillers, preservatives and artificial colors, Fibre3® Formula Natural AdvantEdge® Rabbit Feed provides complete nutrition, [...]

Getting to Know Purina® Noble Goat® Range Cube 20

2012-04-27T12:29:28+00:00April 27th, 2012|Articles|

PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: Noble Goat® Range Cube 20 is a large pelleted supplement formulated for the optimum growth, development and maintenance of goats. It is designed to meet the needs of goats on range or pasture and delivers the nutrition and performance you expect. The ingredients found in all Noble Goat® products are carefully selected based [...]

Weed Control Planning

2012-04-26T18:25:12+00:00April 26th, 2012|Articles|

We’re still in the dead of winter, but Mississippi State University’s Rocky Lemus already is reminding cattleman to protect their pasture grasslands from runaway broadleaf infestation this coming spring. Lemus, who joined the university’s staff of extension forage specialists seven years ago, urges producers to avoid the understandable temptation caused by other pressing early spring [...]

Winter Nutrition For Your Cattle

2012-04-26T17:47:46+00:00April 26th, 2012|Articles|

Taking shortcuts on your cattle nutrition during the winter months could risk next year’s calf crop, this year’s weaning weights and the long-term viability of your herd. According to information from University of Minnesota extension beef experts, winter feeding programs vary for each cattle enterprise. Feeding programs are dependent on variables such as: • Forage [...]

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