Veterinary tip of the month: Equine Influenza

Anna Hood, DVM Miamitown Equine Veterinary Services There are currently several outbreaks of Equine Influenza, a virus that causes respira-tory disease in horses. The clinical signs include coughing, lethargy, nasal discharge, loss of appetite and a high temperature (over 101.5°F). It is highly contagious and can be spread by direct contact between horses, through air-borne…

10 reasons to use self-fed protein supplements this fall

                                                                                                                             10 reasons to use self-fed protein supplements this fall By Mark Robbins, MS | September 04, 2018 I can’t believe it’s September already — where did the summer go? The mornings are noticeably cooler and the days are getting shorter. Thoughts of weaning spring-calving herds are likely present, and those of you with row-crops…

Managing free-choice mineral intake

Managing free-choice mineral intake Click here to download PDF By Dr. Clifton L. Willms, Hubbard Feeds Beef Nutritionist The “corner post” of any cow nutrition program should be a year-round mineral program. Every rancher knows that to build a good fence, you must have a good corner post. In the same way, building a sound…

STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS: MOTIVATION

    Inspired by Lodestar Guidance, powered by Weaver Leather Livestock What is Motivation?     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zY5bOKnB1o0&utm_source=weaver_leather_livestock&utm_campaign=4bfcd24e61-AUTOMATION_1-Motivation_Tip1&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5aaa543876-4bfcd24e61-23467331&mc_cid=4bfcd24e61&mc_eid=c0aa723f65 Motivation is an inner power that pushes you toward taking action. It is driven by desire, passion and ambition. Who are some of your role models in life and in the show ring? It’s likely that if your…

ONE SIZE DOES NOT FIT ALL!!

Boarding/Training Facility: Managing Nutrition ONE SIZE DOES NOT FIT ALL!!! Every horse is different. Its nutritional requirements are affected by its age, breed, discipline (pleasure, racing, jumping, dressage etc.) and individual characteristics (“hard” or “easy” keepers). In today’s large boarding and/or training operations, the individual horse’s needs are often sacrificed in the name of convenience…

SWINE SOLUTIONS – SMART PRODUCERS, SMART SOLUTIONS

  Be Extraordinary                                                              Click here to download PDF   By Stewart Galloway, Hubbard Feeds   “If you want to win, do the ordinary things better than anybody else does them day in and day out.”  Coach Chuck Noll Recently I have seen market pig closeouts from farms that show significantly improved gains and feed conversions.…