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Hay Quality Determined by Time of Harvest

Posted by Jyme Nichols, Ph.D. on Feb 19th 2019

Hay Quality Determined by Time of Harvest

Harvest time of hay is one of the most influential factors that determine the quality of hay. As grasses and legumes continue to grow and mature the amount of valuable nutrients such as protein and …

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Organic Mineral Benefits

Posted by Bluebonnet Staff on May 30th 2018

Organic Mineral Benefits

Organic MineralsThe use of organic minerals is becoming more and more popular in the horse feed industry, and there are many different types of minerals that fall under the “organic mineral” term. H …

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Fetal Programming

Posted by Jyme Nichols, PhD on May 21st 2018

Fetal Programming

The term ‘fetal programming’ may sound like it belongs in a science lab rather than a breeding operation, but this concept is something that breeders should take note of. Most people don’t realize i …

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Ammonia Levels and Stalled Horses

Posted by Jyme Nichols, PhD on Jul 19th 2017

Ammonia Levels and Stalled Horses

As equine care-takers, ammonia is something that we battle on a daily basis, whether it is in stalls or in the trailer.Ammonia is that pungent odor that burns your nose, lungs, and eyes and is a resul …

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