Archive for March, 2012

Are Sugars, Starches and Grains “Evil” in Horse Diet

Have you ever watched a pendulum swing? It swings way to the right, and then goes back to center. Then it swings way to the left, then ... read more


Formulating Horse Feeds

When choosing a horse feed, looking at the guaranteed analysis can help you determine if the nutritional content of that feed is appropriate for the age and ... read more


You Can Lead A Horse To Water

nbsp; Water is the main component of the body. In fact, an average 1000 pound horse is roughly 660 pounds (80 gallons) of water. About two-thirds of this water is i ... read more


It’s Spring – Ready, Set, Ride!

Now that the weather has finally warmed up, horse owners are starting to spend more time with their horses, and are looking forward to even more enjoyable ... read more


Feeding A Lactating Mare

nbsp; When a mare foals, her daily nutrient requirements increase significantly, nearly double that of early gestation. These nutrient needs must be met for the mare to r ... read more


Changes in your horse’s diet

Spring has officially sprung! Remember that sudden forage changes in your horse’s diet may trigger digestive issues. Feed hay immediately before turn-out to help him or ... read more


Winterize Your Horse

Now that winter is approaching and the temperature is dropping, horse owners need to consider how to winterize their horses. During the cold season, horse owners must ... read more


Hay Test can Lead to More Efficient Feeding During Drought

Nutritive value key to overall efficiency for beef cattle intake COLLEGE STATION – An inexpensive hay test can offer the best guidance as to how much supplemental feed ... read more


Body Condition Scores for Deer

Body Condition Scoring allows you to monitor the health and condition of your deer. Optimal Body Condition in bucks will allow for greater antler growth. Does will ... read more


Deer and Feeds for Other Animals

People often want to feed deer what is handy, which might be sheep, goat, dairy, or even horse feeds. The problem is these feeds are not formulated ... read more