Vaccinations are one of the first steps to ensuring a healthy horse. Even if your horse never leaves the farm, there are still some dangerous diseases they can be susceptible to, and having a solid vaccine protocol could save you time, money, and possible heartache later on down the road. Early springtime in Michigan is … More Spring Is In The Air; Are You Ready?
Spring is on its way again which means it’s time to prepare for the arrival of our spring calf crop. Remember, the biggest key to having healthy calves is to start with healthy cows. This means providing optimal nutrition for the mothers-to-be, as well as an up to date vaccination and deworming program. Vaccination of … More Have a Healthy Calving Season!
Coggins season is upon us! But what is Coggins and what does it entail? Coggins is an infectious disease clinically called Equine Infectious Anemia or EIA. It is often referred to as Coggins because the scientist that developed the first effective and reliable test back in the 1970’s was Dr. Leroy Coggins. To this … More Coggins: What is it and why do we test annually?
The holidays are in full swing now and for most people this means pulling out the decorations and stringing them through our homes and barns, but there are some precautions you should take if you plan to decorate your hooved friend’s barn, stall, or fences. Greenery can be very pretty, but you should proceed cautiously. … More Deck the Stalls with Boughs of Holly: Holiday Safety Tips For Decorating Your Barns and Stalls