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Supplement Solutions: MLS Low-Moisture Tubs

As parts of the country still has some winter lingering around, some of us are heading into spring. Either way producers still need to supplement for the various stages of the production cycle they may be in! MLS Low-Moisture Tubs have a few more Supplement Solution(s) to share with you… Critical Nutrition 24/7 Available...

Feeding Pigs Properly

Pigs, like us, are omnivores and will eat a wide variety of foods. Also, like us, they need a balanced diet of fiber, energy, protein, vitamins, and minerals to thrive. Feeding pigs will be your largest expenditure in keeping pigs, so it pays to get it right. Choosing The Right...

5 Tips for A Successful Show Project Start

There are many factors that will ensure a positive and rewarding result from a show project, but there is no arguing the importance of a proper, hassle free start. Here are 5 tips for a successful show project start.  Housing:  No matter the species, proper housing is key. Insuring a...

Top Tips for Raising Chickens and Children

Families with young children have a few more things to consider when choosing a chicken breed then other chicken owners. As an example, personality becomes much more important when looking for a breed that will bond with children. There are a number of useful tools online to help folks pick...

2020 Holiday Hours

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Solon Feed Mill. Please make note of our holiday hours and plan your feed and grain needs accordingly. Closing at 1 pm, Thursday, December 24, 2020 Closed, Friday, December 25, 2020. Merry Christmas! Closed, Saturday, December 26, 2020. Closed, Sunday, December 27, 2020. (Always...

Managing Horse Mud

Check out these tips for managing horse mud throughout the seasons. Throughout the year, horse owners work outside to care for their horses despite what challenges the forecast might offer. Precipitation, whether its rain, sleet, or snow, eventually turns soil to mud. This moisture can create major hurdles for efficient...

Winter Horse Care Tips

If you’re wondering, “Do horses get cold in the winter?” the answer is yes. However, even horses in cold climates can fare quite well during the winter months. Check out these five winter horse care tips to keep your horses comfortable and be ready to get back to work when...

How to Feed Horses

How do you properly feed horses? With so many feed, supplement, and hay choices available, many people find themselves wondering exactly what their horse needs for good health and nutrition. Many horse-feeding opinions and myths make deciding what to feed even more difficult. The law requires commercial horse feed manufacturers...