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Cattle Feed: Winter Options

2019-02-13T09:27:06-06:00December 1st, 2014|Articles, McGregor News|

Winter is here so that means feeding habits for our livestock herd usually change. Pasture grasses slow their growth by this time of year, and many times are gone.  Therefore livestock owners begin to look toward supplemental feeding to meet the nutritional requirements shortfall. The easiest is hay. When grass in the pasture is gone, that [...]

Choose A High Quality Deer Feeder

2019-02-13T10:13:24-06:00May 15th, 2014|Articles|

Free-choice self-feeders protect Deer Chow® pellets and provide them to deer whenever they want to eat. Because deer eat at different times several times a day, professionally made free-choice feeders (or even trough feeders) are the best way to feed your deer for maximum intake and antler growth. Spin feeders toss out grain or AntlerMax® [...]

Traveling by Car with Your Pet

2019-02-13T10:50:43-06:00May 13th, 2014|Articles|

Take care to buckle up your pets when in the car. Traveling with a pet usually involves more than putting the animal in a car and driving off, especially if you will be driving long distances or be away for a long time. The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) offers these tips to [...]

Time for Deer Protein

2019-02-13T10:19:17-06:00May 12th, 2014|Articles|

So much of what we do in the care and feeding of deer passes relatively unnoticed in the short term. But antler growth season is when “instant gratification” seekers can practically see results occur right before their eyes. Growing at a rate of half an inch per day, antlers are some of the fastest growing [...]

Deer Health and Nutrition Tips during Antler Growth Season

2019-02-13T10:17:50-06:00May 9th, 2014|Articles|

So much of what we do in the care and feeding of deer passes relatively unnoticed in the short term. But antler growth season is when “instant gratification” seekers can practically see results occur right before their eyes. Growing at a rate of half an inch per day, antlers are some of the fastest growing [...]

YETI Coolers are Virtually Indestructible

2019-02-12T13:43:31-06:00May 1st, 2014|Articles|

YETI Coolers are built to take the rugged abuse that comes with the way we work and play. Unlike ordinary coolers, which are essentially disposable, YETI Coolers are made to last! Broken handles, busted hinges, failed latches, caved-in lids, cracked corners… sound familiar? If you’re like most, you’ve experienced all of these with the coolers [...]

10 Things to Consider When Purchasing Plants

2019-02-13T10:26:45-06:00March 11th, 2014|Articles|

Spending some time preparing and planning for your garden will pay off in the end.  Consider these tips before purchasing plants for your garden. 1.    Know your zone:  What garden zone do you live in?  Understanding your garden zone will help determine what plants will thrive in your environment,and which you should stay away from. [...]

Understanding Fertilizer

2019-02-13T10:27:24-06:00February 27th, 2014|Articles|

For those of you who tested your soil this spring, and for those who didn’t, it’s time to pick the proper fertilizer for the lawn. The most important component of the fertilizer is nitrogen (the first number in fertilizer). We all need to apply nitrogen a couple of times a year. Nitrogen is used for [...]

Garden ideas: Chilies Rellenos Garden

2019-02-13T10:28:49-06:00February 20th, 2014|Articles|

The days are getting warmer and we're starting to think about our spring and summer gardens.  How about planting a garden you will use to make your favorite Mexican dishes? Check out this Chilies Rellenos Garden idea from Bonnie Plants.  Come see us for your garden plants and supplies. Give your next batch of chiles rellenos [...]

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