Recent Blog Posts

  • How Climate Change Effects Horses – And How to Tame It

    May 1, 2015
    The causes of climate change may be hotly debated, but there's no debate that climate change effects animals, sometimes drastically. Understanding how your horses may be effected by climate shifts can help you be better prepared to keep your horses safe and comfortable in new weather conditions.
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  • Starting Your Flock

    April 1, 2015
    It can be exciting to start a new flock of chickens, and the benefits – entertaining pets, unique company, fresh eggs and healthy meat – are equally exciting, but it is important to start the flock carefully so your poultry will be happy in their new home.
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  • Essentials for Backyard Birding

    April 1, 2015
    Getting started as a backyard birder is easy, inexpensive and enjoyable. Birders need to meet birds' needs in their backyard as well as their own birding needs to enjoy every feathered friend that flits through their yard.
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  • Spring Pond Cleaning

    March 31, 2015
    Step 1 - CleaningThe most important task in preparing a pond for the new season is to eliminate any leftover organic residue. Use a pond net or skimmer net to remove leaves, twigs, and debris from inside the pond.
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  • Spring Bird Feeding Tips

    March 1, 2015
    Spring is an amazing birding season and great for feeding birds.
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  • How to Help With Your Pet's Shedding

    March 1, 2015
    Shedding is a natural, healthy way cats and dogs renew their fur, but loose fur is not always welcome to pet owners – particularly when it seems to get everywhere and into everything.
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  • Winter Outdoor Games with Your Canine Friend

    February 18, 2015
    Outdoor activities are essential for dogs, even during the coldest winter months, and games provide not only exercise and fresh air, but also mental stimulation and bonding with owners that can keep a dog happy and healthy all winter long.
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  • Choosing The Right Feed For Your Equine

    February 13, 2015
    Choosing the right feed for your horse can be a difficult task sometimes. When it comes to feeding your horse, there is no one size fits all method.
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  • Seth Kellogg's Birds of the Air: White gulls, gadwall ducks, and pretty kestrels make a cold, snowy winter less bleak

    February 12, 2015
    The river was ice, the meadows were asleep with snow, and the gray skies were dropping yet another blanket of flakes. Even all this could not keep us at home to shovel the feeding grounds and spread the seed. There were other birds out there to see, and some in unlikely places.
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  • Seth Kellogg's Birds of the Air: Ice send geese south

    February 10, 2015
    The ice has sent the geese south, but not too far. Now the massive flock is on the river between Enfield and Suffield. With them are the rare barnacle goose couple and the lovely Barrow’s goldeneye. We are pleased to be able to share these wonders of nature with birders in the nutmeg state.
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