Meghan Struttman

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5 Reasons to Consider a Mobile Home for Your Hens

Chicks dig their houses! Just like your house, your hen’s house provides two critical elements: safety and comfort. Beyond those key factors, the rest of the coop plan is negotiable based on details that best fit your lifestyle, taste and preferences. 

Mobile chicken coops, sometimes called chicken tractors, are lightweight and highly mobile homes for your chickens, offering ease for you and some benefits to your hens and gardens.

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A History of Antibiotics

January 1, 2017 marked the official start date of the FDA issued Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD). Consumers wanting to purchase animal feed, formulated with select antibiotics, are now required to present a VFD, written by a licensed veterinarian, at the time of purchase. So, why exactly does the FDA care about the type of livestock feed consumers purchase? 

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Suburban Homesteading...in Hollywood?!

Glitz, glamour, fame, money, hills, mansions, movies....these are just a few of the many thoughts that come to mind upon mention of Hollywood and the aura that goes with it.  But goats, chickens and horses?  Not what many would expect!

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Raising Young Animals - A "How To" Video Series

Whether you raise foals, piglets, goat kids or more, making the decision to raise young animals can be daunting, especially if you've only ever known the family dog or cat.

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Prepare Yourself for Your Newborn Baby Animal!

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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