Estimating Horse Weight

Group of Horses with Saddles on

Knowing your horse’s weight can be very useful for many purposes including calculating feed rations and knowing how much of a de-wormer to administer. It is not always easy to […]

Why Are Barns Red?

Farmlands across North America are dotted with red barns. For many years red has been the cliché color for a barn. But why? What created this tradition of the red […]

Bees: The Effects of Chemical Insecticides

Declining bee populations have recently been linked to the use of chemical insecticides. In fact, studies have shown that insecticides such as imidacloprid and thiamethoxam negatively effect a bee colony’s […]

Horse Camping: Tips for Camping with Horses

Horseback riding

It’s camping season and what’s more fun than camping and riding! Get planning with these helpful hints! Where to find a campsite When looking for a campsite, check with Federal […]

Facts About Animals: Goats

Who knew that goats were such interesting animals? Check out these interesting facts about goats. Did you know… Goats were the first animals to be tamed by humans. Humans began […]

Llamas and Alpacas: What Is the Difference?


There are many differences between llamas and alpacas, with their physical appearances being the most obvious. Here are some of the main differences that exist between llamas and alpacas. A […]

What Is Citric Acid?

Citric Acid is an organic acid naturally derived from organic plant matter. Citric Acid is a common active ingredient found in pesticides, disinfectants, sanitizers and fungicides. It is also a […]

What Is Ammonia?

What is ammonia? Ammonia is a gas that is a by-product of animal waste, produced from nitrogen in urine and animal feces. Some of the nitrogen in an animal’s diet […]