Animal Help & Tips

09

Feb2017
Suet for the birds Suet is a type of fat from beef that is heated then cooled and formed into squares. Added to the squares can be an assortment of sunflowers, berries, fruits, seeds or nuts. Suet is considered a high energy food for birds because it consists of fat. A gram ... Read More
02/09/2017countryfeed

09

Feb2017
Monitoring water intake is another very important consideration during winter weather. Mature horses in temperate climates will normally drink from 5 - 8 gallons of water per day. Increasing the amount of hay in the diet will increase the water consumption, up to 9 or 10 gallons of water with ... Read More
02/09/2017countryfeed

01

Dec2016
Because of their strikingly beautiful black and orange or yellow plumage, their distinctive whistle, spring songs and their amazing suspended nest, Orioles are quickly becoming one of America’s favorite birds. While over eight species of Orioles can regularly be seen in the United States, we’ll deal mainly with two species: ... Read More
12/01/2016countryfeed

22

Nov2016
We have been getting a ton of questions on how to start your own backyard flock. Here are some simple steps to follow but maybe the best things to do is to attend one of our free “Backyard Chicken Raising 101” seminars. March 12, 11:00 am at the ... Read More
11/22/2016countryfeed