Archive for September, 2019

Cattle Mineral Quick Tips

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

By Kent Tjardes
If you’re using a mineral form of fly control, like Wind and Rain Storm Fly Control Mineral, consistent intake is key. Calculate consumption to know if cattle are eating enough mineral to control the flies. Aim to hit the target intake listen on your feed tag. Target intake for loose mineral is two […]

Fescue Lawn Tips – Rescue Your Fescue

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Tips on keeping your fescue lawn healthy and looking great
Because of its non-invasive nature and relative low maintenance, fescue is a popular choice of grass for lawns all across the country. However, after a long and hot summer, your fescue lawn can begin to look worn down and sparse. Luckily, the warm days and cool […]

Why Chickens Molt

Monday, September 16th, 2019

It’s autumn. Time for comfy sweaters, pumpkin-flavored everything and… vacation? 
For backyard chickens across the country, shorter days often signal time for a break. Birds may stop laying eggs, lose old feathers and grow new ones. This annual vacation from egg laying is called molt.

Molt is driven by season and usually occurs in the fall when […]

Chicken Chat: Why do hens stop laying?

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Why do hens stop laying? Here are some reasons why your hens may stop producing eggs.
Many things can cause hens to stop laying eggs, but the primary reason is decreasing day length. Hens need a minimum of 17 hours of daylight to sustain strong production. If you don’t provide your hens with supplemental light, they will […]

Fall Lawn Care Tips

Saturday, September 14th, 2019

Lawn Care & Yard Maintenance to Prepare for Cooler Weather
Fall means cooler temperatures, so it is necessary for you to care for your lawn appropriately. Here are several tips to help you prep your lawn for colder days and answer questions you may have about how to do it.

6 Tips for Fall Lawn Care and […]



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