Archive for February, 2012

Lactating & Pregnant Mares

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Broodmares have specific nutritional requirements that differ from other classes of horses. There are differences both in the amount of feed mares need and the nutrient concentration needed in that feed. Throughout the year the broodmare goes through three different phases, each with a different nutritional demand. She is either in early gestation, late gestation […]

Why It’s Important To Have Cattle Supplements

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Having nutritional supplements always available for your cattle to utilize during critical times, can pay dividends.
Not meeting nutritional requirements of heifers and cows during the last third of pregnancy and the first 60 days of lactation, for example, can cost producers great economic loss, according to an Ohio State University Extension Fact Sheet on winter […]