Farm and Ranch


How to Keep Chickens Cool

Chickens can experience heat stress when the temperatures rise. Owners can help by providing adequate hydration, ventilation, and lots of shade. Giving them frozen feed and treats and a place to take a dust bath can also help them keep their body temperature down. 

August 9, 2022
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Fly Control for Cattle

Each year, the cattle industry loses more than $1 billion dollars because of horn flies in cattle. Fly control should start early and include a range of products to get the best results.

July 19, 2022
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Options in Fencing for Livestock

There are many types of fencing materials for livestock containment. The cheapest isn’t always the best choice for the animal.

June 28, 2022
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Goats as Pets — The Right Choice for You?

Goats make excellent pets if you’re prepared to give them the advanced care they need. You should start with at least two goats and the pasture and shelter each goat needs. Goats are most often thought of as farm animals raised for milk, meat, skin, leather, and more. However, some species are also great as pets if you’re willing to provide the high level of goat care that these animals require.
June 14, 2022
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How to De-Worm Your Horses

Equine dewormers are designed to kill different types of worms in horses. Using the right product for the type of infection is important for effectiveness and protecting the horse’s health.

May 16, 2022
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Build a First Aid Kit for Horses

Building your own horse first aid kit costs less, and you can include a variety of products for any situation that requires first aid for horses. You should have a first aid kit in the barn and anywhere you travel with your horses.
April 25, 2022
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Stall Bedding Choices for Horses

Stall bedding offers many benefits to horses and their owners. The most important features of horse stall bedding are that it is absorbent and doesn’t pose any health risk to the horse. Bedding is available in different materials to meet these needs and more.
March 8, 2022
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Milk Replacer for Livestock

Milk replacer gives baby animals the nutrition they need for growth and development when their mother’s milk isn’t available. It also has ingredients to support gut health and digestion. In some circumstances, the milk replacer supplements a mother’s milk when she cannot produce enough to feed her baby adequately. For owners of pregnant livestock or pets, it's highly recommended to keep milk replacer on hand for situations where a mother becomes unavailable. Milk replacer contains a balance of proteins, fats, and carbohydrates specific for the needs of baby animals.
February 15, 2022
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Tips for a Healthier Cattle Pasture

For healthier cattle pastures, it is essential to maintain strategy and accurate management practices to control the level of grazing by the cattle. Overgrazing and under-grazing can both be equally problematic for the quality of pastures. Taking the time to prepare your pasture for the appropriate head of cattle is not only responsible, but required for success. Visit our latest GrangeKnows blogs post to read factors that affect pasture growth and health. Enriching and maximizing the nutritional and growth value of pastures can be achieved with help from Grange Co-op!
October 15, 2021
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Fencing Installation with Grange Co-op

A fenced land and property line can provide convenience to your lifestyle. However, the process of fencing can at times appear daunting as it does require a certain set of skills, time and labor. At Grange Co-op, we want to make DIY projects as simple and effortless as possible, learn some of the basics to fencing before you start! From planning the fence type to measuring, installing and finishing, we have tips of the trade to help you achieve your fencing goals!
October 1, 2021
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