Tag Archives: Feeding

What Is The Importance Of Salt For Your Livestock

What Is The Importance Of Salt For Your LivestockThe elements of common salt, sodium and chlorine, are essential for animal life. They are part of several functions in maintaining osmotic pressure in body cells which is vital to the transfer of nutrients and waste products across the cell membrane. Salt is a major component of fluid blood, which contains about 0.17% of both Continue reading

Feeding Seniors

Sound Tips to Feeding Your Senior Horse

Hygain Image Senior HorseAccording to NRC and veterinary bodies, a horse is considered geriatric at the age of 20. In general, your horse is considered a senior horse from 15-16 years of age. Some horses seem to age earlier, others later. All horses will age differently depending on the lifestyle they have had, therefore it would be wrong to label all 16 year-old horses as old. However, from Continue reading

Cheap Layer Feed.. Is It Really Cheaper?

Is Cheaper Better For Egg Production?

Cheap Layer Feed.. Is It Really CheaperThis article aims to give those who are feeding poultry a working knowledge of a few areas to consider when feeding poultry for egg production. Assuming that feed & cool clean drinking water is available and accessible to all birds 24/7 and that there are no health complications there are a two
key areas that Continue reading