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The Importance of Fats in Horse Nutrition

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The Importance of Fats in Horse Nutrition

It is well known even to non-horse people that horses are herbivores, but just grazing or feeding a horse a diet of hay alone will not provide them the proper nutrition. A limited amount of fat is essential for more energy, and there are many additional benefits of providing fat in your horse's diet. Fat as Energy All horses burn calories as energy, and very active horses with a heavy work schedule, athletic training routines or extensive show schedules need more energy in their diet. Gestating or nursing mares also need more energy to keep up their strength as they...

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#PoulinPowered Blog: 6 Reasons Our Premium Poultry Feeds Can't Be Beat

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#PoulinPowered Blog: 6 Reasons Our Premium Poultry Feeds Can't Be Beat

The Latest From the #PoulinPowered Blog:  6 Reasons Our Premium Poultry Feeds Can't Be Beat The difference is visible. More meat. More eggs. Happy and healthy hens. Poulin Grain poultry feeds contain scientifically proven natural ingredients to maintain the health and welfare of your flock, naturally! These 6 ingredients help make our premium poultry feeds the best choice for your birds.Premium layer feeds on sale now through November 1st! .... READ MORE Read Now: #PoulinPowered Highlight- Begin Again Horse Rescue The mission of BAHR is to rescue, rehabilitate and re-home the equines at risk.  They do not offer sanctuary services, but they do...

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Equinews presented by Legends

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Equinews presented by Legends

Horse Hay: Understanding Sugar and Starch Content Hay analysis is the best way to determine its nutritional content. How can you determine the level of nonstructural carbohydrates in forage from an analysis? Read More »   Prevalence of Quarter Cracks in High-Performance Horses A quarter crack is a full-thickness failure of the hoof capsule between the toe and heel that sometimes extends the entire height of the hoof, from coronary band to ground, often resulting in unsoundness. Read More »   Oil-Based Flavorings for Feeds and Supplements: Horse Preferences In a recent trial, researchers used mature horses to help measure...

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Halloween Pet Dangers

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Halloween Pet Dangers

Halloween is a season when it’s fun to be scared, but there is nothing fun about the serious dangers Halloween can present to pets. Being aware of Halloween pet dangers is essential to safeguard your furry, feathered, and scaled family members so everyone can enjoy the holiday safely and comfortably. Top Halloween Dangers for Pets Despite the fun, treats, and excitement associated with the holiday, there are surprising threats and hazards toward pets at Halloween. The most dangerous Halloween pet dangers include… Poison – Accidental poisonings are one of the top pet risks at Halloween. Most Halloween candies, including anything...

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Why Is My Cat Always Hungry?

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Why Is My Cat Always Hungry?

Some cats can easily be finicky eaters, while others happily dine, munch, and snack on any available treat. But if your cat’s appetite never seems satisfied, it is important to discover the cause of your pet’s hunger to be sure its nutritional needs are met and there are no underlying health problems. Is My Cat Really Hungry? A meowing cat in the kitchen is not necessary an automatic sign of a hungry pet. A cat that is truly hungry may have a certain type of insistent meow, or may hang around pawing at its food bowl or where its food...

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