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How to Introduce New Chickens to Your Flock

How to Introduce New Chickens to Your Flock   Mikelle Roeder, Ph.D. Multi-Species Nutritionist Purina MIlls Whether you’re starting with a group of new chicks or you’re looking to add a few new hens to an existing flock, proper planning,…

New Rules For The Road

So you've probably heard some buzz about the new laws for hauling horses. CDL's, CMV's, ELD's & all the other acronyms. And it can all be very confusing. We wanted to take just a few moments to try & sort…

Horse Hoof Health & Nutrition: Balance Is Key

Learn more about the health of your horses hooves in this well written article by Karen E. Davison, Ph.D. Director, Nutritionist, Equine Technical Solutions at Purina Mills. It's full of information too good not to share!   The need for balance…

Should you give a pet for Christmas?

Should you give a pet for Christmas? Tis the season for gift giving, memorable moments and big surprises. Sometimes that "big surprise" is a new puppy (or other pet) under the tree. Here are a few things to consider before…

Alfalfa Cubes: A Little Experiment

Alfalfa cubes are just what the name implies -- alfalfa hay that has been made into cubes. This is accomplished by chopping the alfalfa hay into smaller particles and then compressing it into cube form. Because the particles of hay…

Equine Infectious Anemia: What is it? And How To Prevent It.

In August 2017, the Kansas Animal Health Commissioner was notified that a horse near Garden City Kansas tested positive for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) after a routine Coggins test. This initiated follow-up testing of all horses on the index premises,…

Feeding Suet In Cold Weather

Once the weather turns cold, it’s time to put out suet for your backyard birds. Suet is a great food for the winter months as it is a high energy food that is very valuable when temperatures drop. Here are…
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Traeger Shop Class May 24th

BBQ Class with DIVA Q Join in on this Backyard BBQ-focused class, which will cover everything to make you King or Queen of the cul-de-sac: chicken breasts, baby back ribs, salmon, and steak. Blow away your neighbors and in-laws with…
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Add some style to your coop with Chicken Charms!

Here at Woodard Mercantile, we have fun and stylish items to make your chickens the talk of the town! Here are two products we love: The Chicken Harness The Hen Harness is designed with the comfort of your flock in mind! It is…

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