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    HOW TO USE AGRICULTURAL LIME FOR CHICKEN COOPS
    (0) HOW TO USE AGRICULTURAL LIME FOR CHICKEN COOPS
    If you keep chickens in your yard or on your property, then you probably don't have to be told that chicken coops can develop a less-than-pleasant aroma over the course of time. A stinky chicken coop is not particularly enjoyable for anyone and it can cause you problems if you have near neighbors. Neutralising chicken coop odor takes time and effort, but is well worth it.
    BEEKEEPING: WHAT EQUIPMENT IS REALLY NEEDED?
    (0) BEEKEEPING: WHAT EQUIPMENT IS REALLY NEEDED?
    Beekeeping is a rewarding hobby that is becoming increasingly popular, due greatly to the environmental impacts of keeping bees. And, if you’re like me, your love and appreciation for these intelligent insects will only deepen as you tend to their hive.
    BEEKEEPING: WHAT TO CONSIDER BEFORE YOU START
    (0) BEEKEEPING: WHAT TO CONSIDER BEFORE YOU START
    For many years I have wanted to keep bees. Having worked in research with honeybees, they quickly became my favourite animal due to their unexpected intelligence. This, along with the allure of producing our own honey, and contributing to the survival of this important pollinator was an exciting prospect.
    MEALS FOR MUTTS RECALL
    (0) MEALS FOR MUTTS RECALL
    Meals for Mutts (MFM) have announced a voluntary recall on certain batches of their products distributed throughout Australia. Some batches of have had an issue with mould. If you have purchased Meals for Mutts over the last couple of months, please check your bag of food to see if it has been affected. We have a full list of the dog food that has been recalled by MFM.
    WHAT TO DO IF YOUR BIRD IS BORED... MIX IT UP!!
    (0) WHAT TO DO IF YOUR BIRD IS BORED... MIX IT UP!!
    Birds are exceptionally smart and emotionally sensitive creatures. Because of that, however, pet birds—especially the highly intelligent kinds—can get easily bored if they're not continually engaged. While keeping such intelligent animals constantly occupied seems like an impossible task, particularly when you're out of the house, there are a number of ways to keep your pet bird from boredom.
    THE SCIENCE OF RUGGING HORSES
    (0) THE SCIENCE OF RUGGING HORSES
    As we move towards winter and despite enjoying warm autumn days, the colder nights and mornings probably have most of us reaching for our body-warmers, fleeces and jackets when we go to see our horses. But, does this mean it’s time to drag out the rugs we stored away last spring?
    FIREWORKS AND YOUR PETS!
    (0) FIREWORKS AND YOUR PETS!
    Though we love to enjoy to spectacle, the loud sounds of fireworks can be quite distressing for pets. Across Australia annual celebrations may involve fireworks. Unfortunately, many animals are terrified by firework displays which can indirectly pose risks to animal safety by causing them to take flight and try to escape the loud noises.
    WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN LUCERNE HAY: IT’S NOT ALL ABOUT THE COLOUR!
    (0) WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN LUCERNE HAY: IT’S NOT ALL ABOUT THE COLOUR!
    Despite having a naturally large appetite, some horses can be surprisingly fussy when it comes to their feed. They may even snub the offering if it’s not to their taste, which is why it’s important to choose the right type for the animal—both their health and their temperament depend on it.
    HOW TO DEAL WITH A FUSSY EATER
    (0) HOW TO DEAL WITH A FUSSY EATER
    Feeding a fussy family can be challenging enough, but when your pet refuses to even taste their favourite gourmet treats it can be frustrating and a little concerning. Whether your dog is reluctant to finish his biscuits or your cat simply won't eat, there are many reasons why a pet might go off its food. As a first step, check for signs of ill health. If your pet turn their nose up at more tan one meal, its a good idea to get them checked by your vet to rule out any physical healthier issues that might be going on. But if there's no health issue and your finicky pet is just waiting for something tastier to come along, there are a number of methods you an employ to convince them to lick the bowl clean.
    GROW PERFECT TOMATOES
    (0) GROW PERFECT TOMATOES
    Timing, training, watering and pest control are crucial for growing a good crop of tomatoes.... Lots of us dream of growing the perfect tomato. I'm not talking about those tiny feral ones that spring out of the compost and thrive despite zero attention. We want those big, fat, juicy, rich, flavoursome home grown tomatoes. So we plant and nurture them and the crop looks promising, then a pest comes along and destroys the fruit and flattens the plants completely. I hope there is something here to help you achieve a bumper harvest.
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