Akins Feed http://akinsfeedandseed.comCompany blogs, tips and how-toshttp://assets.newmediaretailer.com/http://assets.cdn.newmediaretailer.com/150000/150154/thumb_akins-logo2.jpgAkins Feed http://akinsfeedandseed.comen-USCopyright 2019, Akins Feed Mon, 22 Apr 2019 15:15:46 -0400Mon, 22 Apr 2019 15:15:46 -0400http://www.newmediaretailer.comTreating Seasonal Hot Spots on Petsblog_559771555401600http://akinsfeedandseed.com/blog/article/55977/treating-seasonal-hot-spots-on-petsHot spots can be uncomfortable for your pet, but how can you treat this itchy irritation? Understanding more about hot spots can help you give your pet relief whenever these sores flare up. What Are Hot Spots?BlogsTue, 16 Apr 2019 04:00:00 -0400Flea blog_402451554112800http://akinsfeedandseed.com/blog/article/40245/flea-tick-prevention-for-petsIs your pet starting to scratch a lot? Do they seem bothered or irritated for unknown reasons? Chances are during this time of the year; your pet has encountered fleas or ticks.BlogsMon, 01 Apr 2019 06:00:00 -0400Knowing the Signs of Allergies in Petsblog_625701552717740http://akinsfeedandseed.com/blog/article/62570/knowing-the-signs-of-allergies-in-petsAllergies in pets are rarer than allergies in humans, but they can still make pets uncomfortable and severe reactions can cause grave health problems. Pet owners who recognize their pet's allergy symptoms can take steps to alleviate the discomfort and help pets lead happy, healthy lives.BlogsSat, 16 Mar 2019 02:29:00 -0400Spring Bird Feeding Tipsblog_625691551425220http://akinsfeedandseed.com/blog/article/62569/spring-bird-feeding-tipsSpring is an amazing birding season and great for feeding birds.BlogsFri, 01 Mar 2019 02:27:00 -0500Healthy Dental Practices for Petsblog_618421550295540http://akinsfeedandseed.com/blog/article/61842/healthy-dental-practices-for-petsFebruary has been declared Pet Dental Month --and for good reason. The most common disease seen by veterinarians is dental disease. In fact, 75-85% of pets over the age of 2 have dental disease of some form.BlogsSat, 16 Feb 2019 00:39:00 -050010 Best Tips for Starting Seeds Indoorsblog_618411548999540http://akinsfeedandseed.com/blog/article/61841/10-best-tips-for-starting-seeds-indoorsStarting seeds indoors can seem intimidating for gardeners who may not have the greenest thumbs, but it's not hard to do with the right preparation and attentive care. Why Start Your Own Seeds?BlogsFri, 01 Feb 2019 00:39:00 -0500Keeping your Pet Healthy During the Winterblog_614171547631540http://akinsfeedandseed.com/blog/article/61417/keeping-your-pet-healthy-during-the-winterAs it gets cold outside, the potential for harsh weather conditions requires some extra care for your canine and feline friends. Here are some tips to help your pet remain safe and comfortable during the winter months ahead. Provide fresh, clean water at all times.BlogsWed, 16 Jan 2019 04:39:00 -0500Winterizing Your Flockblog_614151546335540http://akinsfeedandseed.com/blog/article/61415/winterizing-your-flockChickens need 14 to 16 hours of "daylight. " One of the best ways to keep up egg production is to continue providing supplemental lighting to extend the "daylight" hours until the sun can take over full time. A single 60 to 100 watt bulb set on a timer will suffice.BlogsTue, 01 Jan 2019 04:39:00 -0500Tips to Keep Pets and Christmas Trees Separateblog_355561544958000http://akinsfeedandseed.com/blog/article/35556/tips-to-keep-pets-and-christmas-trees-separateIn many homes, a beautifully decorated Christmas tree is the undisputed centerpiece of holiday decorations. Unfortunately, the garlands, tinsel, lights, and ornaments are just as attractive to pets, but can be dangerous if cats and dogs decide this unusual tree is a new and fascinating toy.BlogsSun, 16 Dec 2018 06:00:00 -0500Holiday Gift Guide for Petsblog_538351543654800http://akinsfeedandseed.com/blog/article/53835/holiday-gift-guide-for-petsOur pets are members of the family and it is only natural to want to include them on our lists for holiday shopping and gifts. But what gifts are best for your pets?BlogsSat, 01 Dec 2018 04:00:00 -0500