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Feed beef cows appropriately this spring

PROLONGED WINTER: With limited forage growth, supplements need to be fed to meet nutritional requirements of cows nursing calves.

Prolonged winter weather has limited forage growth thus far this spring, which means many farmers are still feeding hay to cows.  313 more words

Livestock

HOW TO FEED YOUR CHICKEN

Feeds and Feeding

Layers Feeds

•    Chick and Duck mash should be used for chicks of 0 to 8 weeks of age.
•    Growers’ mash should be used for pullets up to 18 weeks of age. 447 more words

HOW TO CONTAIN SWOLLEN EYE INFECTION IN POULTRY

Items you will need

  • Soft cloth
  • Avian antibiotic such as Erythromycin, Terramycin or Baytril
  • Graduated plastic syringe
  • Towel

Warnings

  • Many antibiotics are prescription-only. Talk to your vet before medicating your birds.
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The $6,000,000,000 Vesicle (Part 2): Day 24

I leaned over a  snoozing sow. My shadow crossed her peaceful, hairy, and pink face. Her eyes opened. She watched me warily. She was too tired to move, but too suspicious of me to close her eyes. 259 more words

Sixty Day Challenge Accepted!

Stock Types

Like most livestock or pure breeds of animal, they are frequent sold according to a level of criteria they meet, and in this respect chickens are no different. 507 more words

Poultry