The Western Farm Show returns Feb. 22-24 to the American Royal complex in Kansas City, Mo. The 58th annual event boasts some 500 exhibitors and 400,000 square feet of exhibit space, featuring expansive displays of the newest technologies in equipment, farm structures, fertilizer, feed, seed, tools and much more.
MFA launches Easykeeper HDC for gastric health. Foals and performance horses risk running afoul of gastric ulcers, studies show. Anywhere from 60 percent of show horses to 90 percent of performance horses suffer from ulcers, a startling statistic that led MFA Incorporated to launch a new product in equine gastric health—Easykeeper HDC.
During the winter months, water intake becomes very important. Horses do not like to drink too cold or icy water. A stock tank with a heater is a life saver.
After hearing how “SHIELD Technology” could help with foal heat diarrhea, I decided to find out myself.
by Dr. Jim White originally for Today's Farmer magazine, MFA's member magazine.
Foal health starts with good nutrition. Here is the TOP NINE ways to help your foal have a great start in life.
As tempting as it might be to contemplate the wonderfulness of turning horses out on grass- a bit of caution and restraint is warranted. Spring grazing should be introduced slowly. If the grazing is deferred until the pasture is 6-8 inches in height- the outcomes for both the horse and pasture are improved.
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