Monthly Archives: October 2014

Deciphering Labels

Whether it’s a bag of feed or a supplement,  a complaint that comes up over and over again is how difficult it is to read label information.  What exactly do those numbers mean? From the perspective of an owner, trainer … Continue reading

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Selenium Paranoia

While it is true that selenium can be toxic, so can many other nutrients.  Focusing on toxicity leads to unjustified fears of supplementing this mineral which can do more harm than good. In the map of soil selenium levels above, … Continue reading

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Balancers Can’t Balance

Balancers have been popular for a number of years.  They are bagged feeds with a higher concentration of vitamins, minerals and sometimes protein than found in regular feeds.  They are typically fed at a rate of 1 to 2 lbs/day … Continue reading

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