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 2017, Akins Feed Fri, 26 May 2017 14:43:54 -0400Fri, 26 May 2017 14:43:54 -0400http://www.newmediaretailer.comAdding New Chicks to Your Flockblog_487111493625600http://akinsfeedandseed.com/blog/article/48711/adding-new-chicks-to-your-flockWhether you need to replace aging hens, want to increase the diversity of your poultry or just need a few more chickens to meet your needs or increase your profits, you must take great care when adding new chicks to your flock.BlogsMon, 01 May 2017 04:00:00 -0400Bird Migration Scheduleblog_487121492329600http://akinsfeedandseed.com/blog/article/48712/bird-migration-scheduleWhether you enjoy feathered visitors to your yard or feeding station or you regularly travel to wildlife refuges and nature preserves to see a wider variety of species, migration is always an exciting time to see birds.BlogsSun, 16 Apr 2017 04:00:00 -0400Advantages of Mineral Tubsblog_476491491033600http://akinsfeedandseed.com/blog/article/47649/advantages-of-mineral-tubsIt can be difficult to ensure your cattle have a balanced diet rich in essential minerals once you allow them to range and forage throughout a large pasture. Mineral tubs can be the answer to making sure your cattle have the proper nutrition. What Are Mineral Tubs and Their Benefits?BlogsSat, 01 Apr 2017 04:00:00 -0400How To Manage Winter Pestsblog_472081488358800http://akinsfeedandseed.com/blog/article/47208/how-to-manage-winter-pestsWarm homes become extremely attractive to pests when winter comes. While during the summer you're worried about the pest that are outdoors, too often we forget about the winter and what can possibly come indoors.BlogsWed, 01 Mar 2017 04:00:00 -0500The Stylish Life of an Equestrianblog_461791487242800http://akinsfeedandseed.com/blog/article/46179/the-stylish-life-of-an-equestrianIf your personal style revolves around horses - from the corral to the arena and from the farm to the fields - you're an equestrian. But are you dressed the part? The right attire is more than just fashion, it's essential gear for your horse-oriented lifestyle.BlogsThu, 16 Feb 2017 06:00:00 -0500Horse Dental Careblog_461781485946800http://akinsfeedandseed.com/blog/article/46178/horse-dental-careA horse's teeth change throughout its life and proper dental care is essential for your horse to be comfortable feeding, grazing and carrying a bit. But what types of problems can develop, and how should they be taken care of? Does Your Horse Have Tooth Problems?BlogsWed, 01 Feb 2017 06:00:00 -0500Separation Anxiety in Dogsblog_456511483268400http://akinsfeedandseed.com/blog/article/45651/separation-anxiety-in-dogsEvery dog owner is familiar with their pet's emotions and moods from begging eagerly for a treat to excited to go for a walk to dramatic and fearful about a bath. There is one mood, however, that is often overlooked, simply because the owner is not around to see it - separation anxiety.BlogsSun, 01 Jan 2017 06:00:00 -0500Winter May Mean Increased Respiratory Problems for Horsesblog_365601481886000http://akinsfeedandseed.com/blog/article/36560/winter-may-mean-increased-respiratory-problems-for-horsesCold temperatures and brisk winter air may be refreshing for a deep breath or brief outdoor walks, but winter leads to many air quality issues that can create severe respiratory problems in horses, particularly in barns.BlogsFri, 16 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0500Tips to Keep Pets and Christmas Trees Separateblog_355561480590000http://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.BlogsThu, 01 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0500How to Prepare Your Chickens For Winterblog_255261479294000http://akinsfeedandseed.com/blog/article/25526/how-to-prepare-your-chickens-for-winterChickens are a surprisingly resilient bird where winter is concerned. This is especially true if your poultry belongs to one of the winter-hardy breeds such as Blue Andalusian, Dominique, Brahma, or Plymouth Rocks.BlogsWed, 16 Nov 2016 06:00:00 -0500