Archive for February, 2012

Lactating & Pregnant Mares

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Broodmares have specific nutritional requirements that differ from other classes of horses. There are differences both in the amount of feed mares need and the nutrient concentration needed in that feed. Throughout the year the broodmare goes through three different phases, each with a different nutritional demand. She is either in early gestation, late gestation […]

Hay Replacement Options for Horses

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Purina® Hay Replacement Options for Horses        
 
            With hay in short supply across Texas, there are some options for horse owners.  Complete feeds contain adequate roughage for horses and can replace hay entirely or can help extend the hay that you are able to find.
 
The products available in South Texas are:
 

Purina® Omolene 400 – […]

Pregnant & Lactating Mares

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Nutritional Management of Pregnant and Lactating Mares
Broodmares have specific nutritional requirements that differ from other classes of horses. There are differences both in the amount of feed mares need and the nutrient concentration needed in that feed. Throughout the year the broodmare goes through three different phases, each with a different nutritional demand. She is […]

Proper Management for Raising Healthy Chicks

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Proper management is essential to raising healthy chicks.
Here are a few guidelines to help you raise chicks the Purina Way:

Environment: “Keep it clean, keep it dry”

Warm, dry housing without drafts is absolutely necessary. Make sure your enclosure (barn, coop or housing) is predator proof. Clean and disinfect housing, feeders and waterers before chicks arrive. Disinfect […]

What do you recommend for spring gardens?

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Question for Alan:  What do you recommend for spring gardens?
Alan’s Answer: Now is the time to sow your spring garden.  Our onion sets and seed potatoes have arrived. We also sell garden seeds in the bulk by the scoop, you scoop our own for those items you plant a lot of like corn & beans! […]

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