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, 18 Feb 2019 22:58:38 -0500Mon, 18 Feb 2019 22:58:38 -0500http://www.newmediaretailer.comHealthy 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 -0500Shop Local This Holiday Seasonblog_532351542358800http://akinsfeedandseed.com/blog/article/53235/shop-local-this-holiday-seasonWhether you need to purchase gifts, greeting cards, dinner fixin's, baked goods, twinkle lights, decorations or even just some extra chairs, a new welcome mat, spare bedding or one more air mattress, the holiday season can seem like it's all about shopping.BlogsFri, 16 Nov 2018 04:00:00 -0500Everything You Need to Know About Horse Blanketsblog_530411541059200http://akinsfeedandseed.com/blog/article/53041/everything-you-need-to-know-about-horse-blanketsThere are many different types and purposes for horse owners to use horse blankets for their horse. You can't just use any old blanket as many traditional blankets won't fit or suit the purpose. Horse blankets come in different sizes, colors, and are made out of variety of materials.BlogsThu, 01 Nov 2018 04:00:00 -0400Tips for Making it a Better Winter for Wildlifeblog_601311539663780http://akinsfeedandseed.com/blog/article/60131/tips-for-making-it-a-better-winter-for-wildlifeWinter is just around the corner, and that means deer, elk, game birds, squirrels, chipmunks and wild birds are shifting into survival mode. Because it's a time of particular stress for wildlife, it also happens to be a time when your actions can have a tremendous impact.BlogsTue, 16 Oct 2018 00:23:00 -0400Fall is Prime Time to Begin a Supplemental Feeding Program for Deerblog_601301538367720http://akinsfeedandseed.com/blog/article/60130/fall-is-prime-time-to-begin-a-supplemental-feeding-program-for-deerA buck can have the best genetics in the world, but without the proper nutrition, he'll never achieve his potential. One way to stack the deck in his favor is to supplement his nutrition. Fall is an excellent time to begin this.BlogsMon, 01 Oct 2018 00:22:00 -0400