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Winter and spring can present a number of challenges for nearly all livestock and outdoor animals - horses are no different. While their diet, exercise and time outside may be altered, horses are...
There is a relatively easy way to maintain good egg production through winter. It's all about light.
Winter vegetable garden prep goes a long way toward promoting armloads of produce next season.
A home orchard is a bountiful long-term investment. Pave the way for healthy and productive trees with these winter-care tips from Dr. Diana Cochran, extension fruit specialist at Iowa State...
Keep lambs growing in cold weather by managing environment, nutrition and health.
As the temperatures drop and snow starts falling, it is time to start thinking differently about how we care for lambs. For sheep raisers in cold climates, winter is a time to take special...
Provide fresh, drinkable water for your farm animals this winter when temperatures drop.
Planning now for winter watering chores is essential. No one enjoys thawing a waterer in winter, and subzero temperatures make the job even harder. "Thinking through how you plan to manage your...
Give them all the hay they can eat and fresh water
Horses grow out their coats in the winter and are well adapted to the cold. However, they need more food to keep up their energy level and body weight. Monte Stauffer is a livestock Extension...
Turn drab into interesting with decorative objects, bird feeders, and the architecture of your plants
I look out my window this time of year and I see basically two colors – brown and white. Fortunately, there are some evergreens and bird feeders to break up the visual monotony until spring...
Check out these 5 tips provided by Purina Animal Nutrition LLC for keeping the peace in your coop this winter!
Make sure they don’t freeze or they might not be effective next year
If you have liquid pesticides that need storing over the winter, make sure they don’t freeze. Jan Hygnstrom works with pesticide safety in Nebraska Extension. She says the freezing point of...