Pros and Cons of Horse Troughs

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    When it comes to watering, I have always used the traditional horse trough. I was taught that you water your animals with a trough and I never questioned it. I’m sure there are lots of you out there just like me! We’ve never thought twice about our troughs! However, there are actually lots … Read more

Drinking Post Paddles

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What Style Paddle Should I Use With My Drinking Post Waterer??? Whether you are installing a Drinking Post for your goats or currently using a Drinking Post for your herd of cattle, you may have noticed that we offer 4 types of paddles. You want the easiest option for your livestock to have access to … Read more

The Value of Clean Water by Nancy S. Loving, DVM

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THE VALUE OF CLEAN WATER By Nancy S. Loving, DVM   Water is the most essential nutrient available to animals. Domestic animals can go for many weeks without food but cannot survive even a week without water. Would you drink the water that is accessible to your animals? This caveat serves as a useful guideline … Read more

Winter Waterers for Horses, Cattle and Livestock

Winter can make the most mundane tasks challenging.  This reality is clearly illustrated when it comes to watering animals.  For as long as man has worked alongside horse and livestock, watering methods and their seasonal variations have persisted. As fate would have it, when diving temperatures make it most difficult to provide clean, fresh water, … Read more

Keeping Your Horse Hydrated In the Heat

Hydration is of dire important with horses.  There are many reasons this is true, including the most basic. Along with minerals, fat, vitamins, protein, and carbohydrate; water is the most important of the six basic nutrient categories that must be met for horses to live.  Without water, horses would survive less than a couple of … Read more

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