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Don’t Forget Your Horses’ Paperwork

February 12, 2018

It all started as I was getting ready to take my daughters and their two horses out of state (South Georgia) for another youth rodeo. I spent most of Friday morning running around town, filling up my truck, going to the store for drinks and ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock
Tags: Coggins, Foal Registration, Health Certificates, Horse Ownership, Horses, Proof Of Quarantine, Race Nominations, Shuffitt, Vaccinations
Horse Breeding

Getting Ready for Breeding

January 26, 2018

Even though horses are faster, stronger, and more competitive (as a whole) than at any other time in history, equine reproductive efficiency is the lowest of all domestic animals. For owners and managers whose primary concern is “settling” ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock
Tags: Anestrus, Autumnal Transition, Breeders, Breeding Season, Broodmare, Equine, Foals, Gestation, Heat, Horse, Mare, Ovulation, Reproduction, Shuffitt, Vernal Transition

Pocket Gophers

January 5, 2018

“What is causing these large mounds of dirt in my pasture and how do I get rid of them? One of my yearlings stepped in one of the holes and twisted her ankle. I’ve tried dragging the pasture, but the mounds seem to come back overnight and ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Home Landscapes, Livestock, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Gardens, Gopher, Lawns, Mounds, Pasture, Pocket, Rodent, Salamander, Sandy Mounder, Shuffitt, Tunnel, Tunnel System
Bahiagrass pasture

Bahiagrass Pastures

December 15, 2017

Bahiagrass (Paspalum notatum Flugge), is adapted to climatic conditions throughout Florida and can be grown on upland well-drained sands as well as the moist, poorly-drained flatwoods soils of peninsular Florida. In Florida, bahiagrass is used ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Livestock
Tags: Argentine, Bahia, Bahiagrass, Equine, Farmers, Forage, Grass, Grazing, Livestock, Pasture, Pasture Management, Pensacola, Ranchers, Shuffitt, Sod

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