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Spooktacular Halloween Jumbles-Homemade Treats for Chickens

Posted by Jill Barry on Wed, Oct 15, 2014 @ 07:30 PM

Hello Friends!

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Tags: Poultry, Homesteading, Lifestyle, Halloween, Manna Pro, Chicken Treats, Poultry Treats

Prepare Yourself for Your Newborn Baby Animal!

Posted by Meghan Struttman on Mon, Mar 31, 2014 @ 01:29 PM

PREPARE YOURSELF…
Don’t Leave the Well-Being of Your Newborn Animal Up to Chance

Whether it be calves, foals, kids, lambs, etc., Birthing Season, or as we like to call it, “Milk Season,” is here and baby animals are on their way! With so many thoughts running through your head in preparation for the birth of your newborn baby animals, we want to take a second and remind you of the importance of having animal colostrum on hand at all times.

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Tags: Young Animals, Baby Your Babies

Chicken Breeds Selection For A Rainbow Egg Basket

Posted by Laura Hepburn on Mon, Jan 20, 2014 @ 02:18 PM

There are a lot of things to consider when choosing breeds for your flock, but most perspective and current chicken owners have one thing on the brain… EGGS.  Sure, egg production is a major factor, but it’s no surprise that egg color has eclipsed many other considerations as people choose their breeds.  Similar to how a coach chooses a lineup, backyard chicken enthusiasts are now strategically outlining their flock to ensure a diverse egg basket filled with as many colors from the eggshell rainbow as possible.

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Tags: Poultry

Dealing With Loss In The Backyard Flock

Posted by Laura Hepburn on Thu, Oct 31, 2013 @ 12:56 PM


From choosing your breeds to create colorful egg basket to building the perfect chicken coop, getting into backyard chickens is a fun and exciting process.  Many backyard chicken keepers even name their hens, feed them treats, and spend time with them snapping photos or taking home video.  And while the experience is extremely rewarding, there are the less talked about, sadder sides of keeping a backyard flock.

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Tags: Poultry

In Honor of 10,000 Facebook Likes: Top 10 Favorite Poultry Products!

Posted by Laura Hepburn on Wed, Oct 30, 2013 @ 12:34 PM

Woohoo!  The Manna Pro Poultry facebook page hit 10,000 likes this morning.  In honor of all our fantastic fans, we have decided to review our top 10 favorite poultry products AND do a giveaway for 10 lucky poultry peeps!

You might not realize it, but Manna Pro actually offers 27 different specialty poultry products.  That's a lot of different ways to nurture your flock.  Not only does this mean that we offer a solution for almost every issue your birds might face, but it also means that choosing our ten favorites is HARD.  However, after much thought and deliberation, we have chosen our top ten product from our extensive poultry line.

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Tags: Poultry

The Yorkshire Terrier That Wouldn't Give Up!

Posted by Gabby Gufler on Wed, Oct 2, 2013 @ 03:55 PM

 

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Tags: Equine, Young Animals

Sandy: A Story of One Amazing Rabbit, Part 2

Posted by Andrea Mulcahy on Thu, Aug 1, 2013 @ 11:07 AM

I know you've all been on edge to hear more about the amazing story of Sandy, the rabbit! Enjoy!

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Tags: Rabbit, Young Animals, Companion Animals

Sandy: A Story of One Amazing Rabbit

Posted by Andrea Mulcahy on Thu, Jul 25, 2013 @ 12:37 PM

From our Manna Pro Rabbit Facebook page, we were fortunate enough to find multiple customers who also blog! In this 4-part series entitiled: "Sandy: A Story of One Amazing Rabbit" you will be able to follow the journey of Cindi Hinton, of Quietcreek Farm, as she takes you on the journey of their newest addition to their rabbitry.  This 4-part series takes you on a journey of Cindi and her love and dedication to the health and well-being of her rabbits.

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Tags: Rabbit

Top 8 Tips for Keeping Your Backyard Chickens Cool in the Summer

Posted by Laura Hepburn on Wed, May 29, 2013 @ 11:06 AM


Well Memorial Day has come and gone and the summer heat is here to stay.  With that in mind, it is important to maintain a cool environment for your flock.  All across the country, temperatures for mid-summer can reach 90+ degrees with high humidity.  Although chickens are very adaptable to weather changes, they usually perform their best around 75 degrees and below.  Consistently high summer temperatures can cause your chickens to suffer from heat stress, overheating, or even stop their egg laying process.  For heavier breeds, extreme heat can even cause death.  Thankfully, there are some things that you can do to help combat the high summer temperatures.

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Tags: Poultry, Homesteading

A Respiratory Revolution for Safeguarding Rabbit Health

Posted by Carolyn Adams on Wed, Apr 3, 2013 @ 04:24 PM

While rabbits are certainly cute and cuddly, any rabbit owner knows that they require a large amount of work to keep them healthy and thriving. For some rabbit owners, that can mean sacrificing their homes at times to better suit their rabbits’ needs. 

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Tags: Rabbit